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  • 1. 

    What kind of question is this: You ask people in an airport, "How many states have you visited?"

    • A.

      Statistical question

    • B.

      Non-statistical question

    Correct Answer
    A. Statistical question
    Explanation
    This is a statistical question because the people you ask will likely give a variety of responses.

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  • 2. 

    What kind of a question is this: You ask all 6th graders in your school, "In what grade are you?"

    • A.

      Statistical question

    • B.

      Non-statistical question

    Correct Answer
    B. Non-statistical question
    Explanation
    This is a non-statistical question because students will provide only one response, "Sixth grade."

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  • 3. 

    At colleges in Jacksonville, do tennis coaches generally get paid more than football coaches?

    • A.

      Statistical

    • B.

      Not Statistical

    Correct Answer
    A. Statistical
    Explanation
    This question is asking whether tennis coaches generally get paid more than football coaches at colleges in Jacksonville. The answer "Statistical" suggests that there is data or evidence available that supports the claim that tennis coaches receive higher pay compared to football coaches. However, without further information or specific statistics, it is not possible to provide a more detailed explanation.

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  • 4. 

    How many cookies are in your cookie jar?

    • A.

      Statistical

    • B.

      Not Statistical

    Correct Answer
    B. Not Statistical
    Explanation
    The number of cookies in the cookie jar cannot be determined as it depends on various factors such as the size of the jar, the amount of cookies initially placed, and whether any have been eaten or added since. Therefore, the question is not statistical.

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  • 5. 

    How many movies has Denzel been in?

    • A.

      Statistical

    • B.

      Not Statistical

    Correct Answer
    B. Not Statistical
    Explanation
    The given question does not provide any numerical or statistical information about the number of movies Denzel has been in. Instead, it presents two options: "Statistical" and "Not Statistical". The correct answer is "Not Statistical" because the question does not require a statistical analysis or data to answer. It simply asks for the general number of movies Denzel has been in, which cannot be determined based on the information provided.

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  • 6. 

    What kind of a question is this: You ask all 6th graders in your school, "What is your favorite color?"

    • A.

      Statistical question

    • B.

      Non-statistical question

    Correct Answer
    A. Statistical question
    Explanation
    Because students could give several different answers, such as red, blue, green, yellow, or purple, this is a statistical question.

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  • 7. 

    What kind of a question is this: You ask all 6th graders in your school, "How many hours of television did you watch this week?"

    • A.

      Statistical question

    • B.

      Non-statistical question

    Correct Answer
    A. Statistical question
    Explanation
    This is a statistical question because students could provide a range of responses, such as 0 hours, 1 hour, or 5 hours.

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  • 8. 

    How many apps do my classmates have on their phones?

    • A.

      Statistical question

    • B.

      Non-statistical question

    Correct Answer
    A. Statistical question
    Explanation
    This question is a statistical question because it asks about the number of apps on the phones of multiple classmates. It involves gathering data from a group of individuals and analyzing it to determine an average or distribution.

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  • 9. 

    What kind of question is this: You ask your math teacher, "How many students earned an A on our statistics quiz?"

    • A.

      Statistical question

    • B.

      Non-statistical question

    Correct Answer
    B. Non-statistical question
    Explanation
    The teacher will give only one response, so this is not a statistical question.

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  • 10. 

    How old are the paintings in the museum?

    • A.

      Statistics

    • B.

      Not Statistics

    Correct Answer
    A. Statistics

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