Statistics Concepts And Vocabulary Quiz! Trivia

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Statistics Concepts And Vocabulary Quiz! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Asking the first ten people who walk by a question is an example of a..... ("And You Believed That?!")
    • A. 

      Simple Random Sample (SRS)

    • B. 

      Cluster Sample

    • C. 

      Convenience Sampling

    • D. 

      Voluntary Response

    • E. 

      Systematic Sample

  • 2. 
    Which of the following characteristics must a situation have to be considered binomial? ("One Way or the Other")
    • A. 

      Each observation must have only two possible outcomes, either a success or a failure.

    • B. 

      The observations/trials are dependent.

    • C. 

      The probability of success is the same for each trial.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Both A and C

  • 3. 
    This bar graph showing the probability distribution of test scores is a....   ("Please Be Discrete" and "One Way or the Other")
    • A. 

      Probability Histogram

    • B. 

      Frequency Table

    • C. 

      Binomial Distribution

    • D. 

      Chance Graph

    • E. 

      Pie Chart

  • 4. 
    All are true of the Empirical Rule for Normal Distributions except that..... ("Let's Be Normal")
    • A. 

      68% of the data falls within one standard deviation of the mean

    • B. 

      It describes an asymmetrical bell-shaped curve.

    • C. 

      95% of the data falls within two standard deviations of the mean

    • D. 

      It is also referred to as the Three-Sigma Rule.

    • E. 

      99.7% of the data falls within three standard deviations of the mean.

  • 5. 
    All three bell curves pictured above share the same what?("Let's Be Normal")
    • A. 

      Standard Deviation

    • B. 

      Treatments

    • C. 

      Mean

    • D. 

      Z-Score

    • E. 

      Focus of Study

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the value indicating how many standard deviations a piece of data is from the mean? ("Let's Be Normal")
    • A. 

      Z-Score

    • B. 

      Distribution Range

    • C. 

      Standard Data Value

    • D. 

      Standard Normal Distribution

    • E. 

      Long Range Variation

  • 7. 
    Radio listeners calling in to answer a question is an example of a(n)... ("And You Believed That?!")
    • A. 

      Explanatory Variable

    • B. 

      Systematic Study

    • C. 

      Voluntary Response

    • D. 

      Convenience Sampling

    • E. 

      Observational Study

  • 8. 
    Binompdf is a measure of.....("One Way or the Other")
    • A. 

      The probability that an exact number of successes will take place in a situation/trial

    • B. 

      The probability that at least a certain number of successes will take place in a situation/trial

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a key step in defining an observational study? ("We're Watching You")
    • A. 

      Collecting the data

    • B. 

      Determining the focus of the study

    • C. 

      Asking around for instruments and necessary resources

    • D. 

      Developing a plan to collect data

    • E. 

      Reporting the findings of the study

  • 10. 
    Which is not a basic principle of experimental design? ("We're Watching You")
    • A. 

      Randomization

    • B. 

      Grouping

    • C. 

      Control

    • D. 

      Replication