AP Statistics Data, Sampling, And Charts Test

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  • 1. 
    To study attitudes on the school budget, we will ask people their opinons at back to school night. Describe the potential bias in our sample
  • 2. 
    2000 people in a simple random sample were sent surveys on their eating habits; 317 return their survey. Describe the potential bias in this response rate.
  • 3. 
    What are the two conditions under which a sample scheme can be considered a simple random sample.
  • 4. 
    From the following web page: http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/country_code_list.htm, select four countries at random by using your random number table to select ISO numeric codes. Note that you can sort the list by code.
  • 5. 
    To study car safety, we will collect data on car accidents from the first 10 body shops listed in the phone book. 1) Why is this not a simple random sample? 2) What kind of sample is it, and 3) What is the potential bias?
  • 6. 
    What is the page number of your random number table?
  • 7. 
    A Virginia restaraunt  determines its customers' political preferences by whether they buy the red or blue tortilla chips. (True story) This is an example of what kind of sampling?
    • A. 

      Cluster

    • B. 

      Convenience

    • C. 

      Systematic

    • D. 

      Simple Random

    • E. 

      Random

  • 8. 
    Social security number is what kind of value?
    • A. 

      Categorical

    • B. 

      Quantitative

  • 9. 
    Odometer reading is what king of value?
    • A. 

      Categorical

    • B. 

      Ordinal

    • C. 

      Interval

    • D. 

      Ratio

  • 10. 
    To study television commericals, we randomy sample several television channels and sample every commercial in a four-hour period. This is an example of what kind of sampling?
    • A. 

      Cluster

    • B. 

      Systemaic

    • C. 

      Convenience

    • D. 

      Stratefied

    • E. 

      Self selecting

  • 11. 
    To study attitudes on the school budget, we will ask people their opinons at back to school night. This is an example of what kind of sampling?
    • A. 

      Self-selecting

    • B. 

      Convenience

    • C. 

      Systematic

    • D. 

      Stratefied

    • E. 

      Simple Random

  • 12. 
    To say a sample is biased means the sample does not represent the population
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What are some shape characteristics we would look for in a graph? (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Skewed

    • B. 

      Uniform

    • C. 

      Linear

    • D. 

      Exponential

    • E. 

      Quadratic

  • 14. 
    A gap in a quantitative plot suggest one of the following.
    • A. 

      The boundary between two populations

    • B. 

      Missing data

    • C. 

      Biased questions

    • D. 

      Convenience sample

    • E. 

      Ordinal data

  • 15. 
    In a two-way frequency table, marginal distributiion refers to
    • A. 

      Data values below a certain threshold

    • B. 

      The first and last row in the table

    • C. 

      The sums of the rows and columns

    • D. 

      The labels of the rows and columns

  • 16. 
    We would like to study the safety of automobiles by collecting data on the severity of injuries sustained in automobile accidents. What is the population for this study?
    • A. 

      Automobiles

    • B. 

      Accident victims

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