MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers
the question.
1)
Probabilities are traditionally shown as values ranging from _ to _. (Fill in the blanks.)
1)
_
A)
-1.00, +1.00
B)
-100.0, +100.0
C)
0.0, 100.0
D)
.0

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers
the question.
1)
A distribution of data values can be described in terms of all of the following characteristics except
1)
_
A)
Variability
B)
Central tendency
C)
Rel

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers
the question.
1)
Another name for a crosstab table is a
1)
_
A)
Frequency distribution
B)
Scatterplot
C)
Relative risk table
D)
Contingency table
2)
In a 4 3 crosstab

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers
the question.
1)
A major purpose of constructing a frequency distribution with sample data is to
1)
_
A)
Get experience with statistical software
B)
Test a research h

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers
the question.
1)
A two-sample t-test would be appropriate for which of the following directional hypotheses?
1)
_
A)
H1 1 > 2
B)
H1 M1 > M2
C)
H1 1 2
D)
H1 M1 M2
2)
W

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers
the question.
1)
The fundamental purpose of exploratory factor analysis is to
1)
_
A)
Shed light on the reliability of a set of measures
B)
Test hypotheses about how

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers
the question.
1)
The basic null hypothesis in the context of Pearson's r is
1)
_
A)
H0 > .00
B)
H0 .00
C)
H0 A B
D)
H0 = .00
2)
When = .00, which of the following is

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers
the question.
1)
All of the following are components of a basic multiple regression equation except
1)
_
A)
X1 to Xk (k = number of predictors)
B)
Intercept constant

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers
the question.
1)
The chi-square test of independence can be used when
1)
_
A)
A t-test cannot be used because assumptions have been violated
B)
Groups being compared

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers
the question.
1)
The general linear model (GLM) is the foundation for which of the following statistical analyses?
1)
_
A)
Multiple regression
B)
ANOVA
C)
t-tests
D)

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers
the question.
1)
Which type of validity can be affected by missing values problems?
1)
_
A)
External validity
B)
Internal validity
C)
Statistical conclusion validity

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers
the question.
1)
What distinguishes analysis of variance (ANOVA) from t-tests?
1)
_
A)
The underlying assumption of homogeneity of variances
B)
The number of groups b

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers
the question.
1)
Statistical skills can play an important role in nursing because they help nurses to
1)
_
A)
Generate clinical questions
B)
Calculate appropriate dos

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers
the question.
1)
Logistic regression is most similar to which of the following statistical procedures?
1)
_
A)
Analysis of covariance
B)
Canonical correlation
C)
Disc