Chapter 1 - Displaying Data

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Chapter 1 - Displaying Data

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  • 1. 
    Two hundred people were asked about their attitude to compulsory voting (support, no opinion, do not support) and their age (in years).      The variables Attitude to compulsory voting and Age are:
    • A. 

      Both categorical variables

    • B. 

      Both numerical variables

    • C. 

      A categorical and a numerical variable respectively

    • D. 

      A numerical and a categorical variable respectively

    • E. 

      Neither numerical nor categorical variables

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 2. 
    Two hundred people were asked about their attitude to compulsory voting (support, no opinion, do not support) and their age (in years).   The most appropriate way to graphically display the information about Age is to use a:
    • A. 

      Dot plot

    • B. 

      Bar chart

    • C. 

      Histogram

    • D. 

      Segmented bar chart

    • E. 

      Back-to-back stem plot

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 3. 
    The variable number of people at a rock concert is a:
    • A. 

      A continuous numerical variable

    • B. 

      A discrete numerical variable

    • C. 

      A continuous categorical variable

    • D. 

      A discrete categorical variable

    • E. 

      None of the above

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      10.0%

    • B. 

      15.3%

    • C. 

      27.0%

    • D. 

      76.5%

    • E. 

      90.0%

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      27

    • E. 

      200

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 6. 
    The age distribution for the population of Sassafras in 1986 is shown above   The percentage of people in Sassafras who were aged less than 20 years in 1986 was closest to:
    • A. 

      15%

    • B. 

      19%

    • C. 

      20%

    • D. 

      24%

    • E. 

      34%

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 7. 
    The age distribution for the population of Sassafras in 1986 is shown above   In 1986, 1459 people lived in Sassafras. The number of residents under ten years of age was closest to:
    • A. 

      19

    • B. 

      146

    • C. 

      186

    • D. 

      277

    • E. 

      729

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 8. 
    The age distribution for the population of Sassafras in 1986 is shown above   The centre of the distribution lies between:
    • A. 

      10 and 20

    • B. 

      20 and 30

    • C. 

      30 and 40

    • D. 

      40 and 50

    • E. 

      50 and 60

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      23

    • D. 

      25

    • E. 

      54

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      34

    • D. 

      35

    • E. 

      36

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 11. 
    The percentage segmented bar chart above shows the distribution of fast food preferences of 200 students.   The number of students who preferred Pizza is closest to:
    • A. 

      27

    • B. 

      52

    • C. 

      66

    • D. 

      122

    • E. 

      176

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 12. 
    The subject choices of VCE students in a large school were recorded. The best graph to display this information would be a:
    • A. 

      Bar chart

    • B. 

      Dot plot

    • C. 

      Histogram

    • D. 

      Stem plot

    • E. 

      Back-to-back stem plot

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 13. 
    The percentage segmented bar chart above shows the distribution of fast food preferences of 200 students.   For these 200 students, the most popular fast food is:
    • A. 

      Chicken

    • B. 

      Chinese

    • C. 

      Fish & Chips

    • D. 

      Hamburgers

    • E. 

      Pizza

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 14.