Test Your Mathematics Knowledge With This Quiz

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Test Your Mathematics Knowledge With This Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Let A be a random variable with E(A) = 13 and Var(A) = 6. Which among the following is FALSE?
    • A. 

      E(3A + 10) = 49

    • B. 

      E(A2) = 175

    • C. 

      Var(10) = 10

    • D. 

      Var(2A) = 24

  • 2. 
    Which of the following datasets is skewed to the left?
    • A. 

      1, 2, 3, 4, 8

    • B. 

      10, 12, 14, 18, 20

    • C. 

      1, 4, 6, 8, 10

    • D. 

      3, 9, 9, 9, 15

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If X follows a normal distribution with mean equal to 10 and variance equal to 5 then P(X < 10) is ______.
  • 5. 
    If A and B are mutually exclusive events with P(A)=0.3 and P(B)=0.5, then P(A ∩ B)=0.15.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Confidence interval estimation for the difference of the mean of paired data requires us to compute for the absolute value of the difference of each pair of observations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A  coefficient  of  correlation  for  two  variables  X  and  Y  equal  to  zero  implies  that  X  and  Y  are  not correlated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    If the p-value for your test statistic satisfies p-value > 0.25 then:
    • A. 

      You would not reject Ho for 𝛼 = 0.05.

    • B. 

      You would reject Ho for 𝛼 = 0.05.

    • C. 

      You would reject Ho for 𝛼 = 0.10.

    • D. 

      Your acceptance region has a lower limit of 0.25.

  • 9. 
    Suppose a 95% confidence interval for μ1 – μ2 is (3.54, 5.61). Then this evidence supports the claim that μ1 exceeds μ2.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The level of significance (α) is the maximum probability of __________ the null hypothesis when it is ______ that the researcher is willing to commit.
    • A. 

      Not rejecting, true

    • B. 

      Not rejecting, false

    • C. 

      Rejecting, true

    • D. 

      Rejecting, false

  • 11. 
    If our data set consisted of rhe ages of a sample of 300 people, which of the following is the correct interpretation of P70 = 30?
    • A. 

      At least 30 of the 300 people are 70 or younger.

    • B. 

      At least 210 of the 300 people are 30 or younger.

    • C. 

      At least 30 of the 300 people are 30 or younger.

    • D. 

      At least 70 of the 300 people are 30 or younger.

  • 12. 
    If the population of a certain country is comprised mostly of young people then the histogram of ages will appear to be
    • A. 

      Positively skewed

    • B. 

      Negatively skewed

  • 13. 
    We are given 𝑃(𝐴𝑐) = 0.6, 𝑃(𝐵𝑐) = 0.3, and 𝑃(𝐴 ∩ 𝐵) = 0.2. Find 𝑃(𝐴 ∪ 𝐵).
    • A. 

      0.7

    • B. 

      0.9

    • C. 

      0.6

    • D. 

      0.5

  • 14. 
    Of the 120 auto ignition circuits, 30 are defective. Let A = the number of nondefective ignition circuits in a random sample of 10 circuits. We can say that the distribution of A is binomial with n = ____ and p = _____.
    • A. 

      10, 0.25

    • B. 

      10, 0.33

    • C. 

      10, 0.67

    • D. 

      10, 0.75

  • 15. 
    The central limit theorem works only when the population comes from the normal distribution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False