# Section 6.1 - Investigating Relationships

10 Questions | Attempts: 300  Settings  Complete the following questions

• 1.
For the scatter plot above, which is the independent variable?
• A.

Volume

• B.

Pumping Rate

• C.

Fountain Type

• D.

Time

• 2.
The data shoes the daily low temperatures in Banff National Park for the part of July.  How would you describe the variables?
• A.

Discrete

• B.

Continuous

• C.

Independent

• D.

Dependent

• 3.
The scatter plot shows movie attendance at the Stadium Cinema for different days in the summer.  What information does point R represent?
• A.

On a day when the temperature was 30 C, 400 tickets were sold

• B.

On a day when the temperature was 20 C, 261 tickets were sold

• C.

On a day when the temperature was 95 C, 602 tickets were sold

• D.

On a day when the temperature was 32 C, 420 tickets were sold

• 4.
What does the scatter plot show about the relationship between the amount spent per pupil and the average teacher pay?
• A.

There is no relationship between amount spent per pupil and teacher salary.

• B.

Schools the spend more per pupil tend to pay their teachers less per year

• C.

Schools that spend more per pupil tend to pay their teachers more per year

• D.

Schools that pay their teachers more per year tend to spend less per pupil

• 5.
This data shows the fuel consumption for various vehicles of different weights.  Who might want this information
• A.

An auto manufacturer

• B.

An oil company executive

• C.

A vehicle designer

• D.

A scrap metal dealer

• 6.
Suppose you were to survey shoppers to see if there was a relationship between the number of coupons they use and the amount of money they spend.  What column headings would you use in a table of values designed to organize the data from your survey?
• A.

Number of Coupons and Amount Saved

• B.

Number of Coupons and Amount Spent

• C.

Coupons Cut and Amount Spent

• D.

Amount Spent and Amount Saved

• 7.
For the data shown above, which is the dependent variable?
• A.

Jump Distance

• B.

Years

• C.

1948

• D.

Olympic Gold Medals

• 8.
The table above shows the number of laps Craig swam during practice.  How would you join the points on the scatter plot of this data?
• A.

Dashed because they are discrete

• B.

Solid because they are discrete

• C.

Dashed because they are continuous

• D.

Solid because they are continuous

• 9.
The hockey team practices 10 hours per week.  Suppose you were to survey your teamates to see if there is a relationship between extra hours spend practicing and number of goals made.  How would you interpret the ordered pair (3, 12) if it were to appear on a  scatter plot of your data?
• A.

A player practicing 12 extra hours and scoring 3 extra goals

• B.

A player practicing 2 extra hours and scoring 3 goals

• C.

A player practicing 3 extra hours and scoring 12 goals

• D.

A player practicing 13 extra hours and scoring 12 goals

• 10.
Elan drew a scatter of the data below.  Most likely, why did Elan choose Weight as the independent variable
• A.

Because the weight is determined by the carat price

• B.

Because per carat price is based on its weight

• C.

Because weight is usually the independent variable

• D.

Because the weights are less than the prices Back to top
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