Introduction To Statistics Quiz Test!

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Introduction To Statistics Quiz Test!

Do you imagine you would do well in learning the introduction to statistics? Would you like to see what you may already know? Statistics is all about procuring meaning from information. You will be presented with the rules of evidence and the logic behind these rules. The three central units of statistics include descriptive, inferential, and advanced topics in inferential statistics. If you choose to learn more about the introduction to statistics, complete this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The science of statistics includes which of the following:
    • A. 

      Organizing data

    • B. 

      Presenting data

    • C. 

      Interpreting data

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    In descriptive statistics our main objective is to:
    • A. 

      Describe the population

    • B. 

      Describe the data we collected

    • C. 

      Infer something about the population

    • D. 

      Compute an average

  • 3. 
    Which of the following statements is true regarding a population?
    • A. 

      It must be a large number of values

    • B. 

      It must refer to people

    • C. 

      It is a collection individuals, objects, or measurements

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements is true regarding a sample?
    • A. 

      It is a part of population

    • B. 

      It must contain at least five observations

    • C. 

      It refers to descriptive statistics

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct

  • 5. 
    A qualitative variable:
    • A. 

      Always refers to a sample

    • B. 

      Is not numeric

    • C. 

      Has only two possible outcomes

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct

  • 6. 
    A discrete variable is:
    • A. 

      An example of a qualitative variable

    • B. 

      Can assume only whole number values

    • C. 

      Can assume only certain clearly separated values

    • D. 

      Cannot be negative

  • 7. 
    A nominal scale variable is:
    • A. 

      Usually the result of counting something

    • B. 

      Has a meaningful zero point

    • C. 

      May assume negative values

    • D. 

      Cannot have more than two categories

  • 8. 
    The ratio scale of measurement:
    • A. 

      Usually involves ranking

    • B. 

      Cannot assume negative values

    • C. 

      Has a meaningful zero point

    • D. 

      Is usually based on counting

  • 9. 
    The ordinal scale of measurement:
    • A. 

      Has a meaningful zero point

    • B. 

      Is based on ranks

    • C. 

      Cannot assume negative values

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are examples of continuous variables?
    • A. 

      Birth weight of babies

    • B. 

      Distance between tollbooths on the New Jersey Turnpike

    • C. 

      Age of the CEOs of the Fortune 500 companies

    • D. 

      All of the above

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