Chapter 1: Statistics, Data, and Statistical Thinking
Quiz 1



1.  

Which statement below is false?



2.  

Which statement below is false?



3.  

Which of the following is an example of inferential statistics?



4.  

All of the following are elements of inferential statistics problems except:



5.  

All of the following are examples of qualitative data except:



6.  

All of the following are examples of quantitative data except:



7.  

Which of the following statements is false?



8.  

A Gallup Poll was conducted to determine the topics that young adults most want to discuss with their parents. Forty six percent would like more discussion of the family’s financial situation, while 37 percent would like to discuss school topics, and 30 percent would like to discuss religion. The survey was based on a national sampling of 505 teenagers, selected at random from all U.S. teenagers.



9.  

You asked eight of your classmates the score they received on the last statistics exam. The average of these eight scores was found to be 65. On the basis of this information, you stated that the average test score for the entire class was less than 70. This is an example of what major branch of statistics?



10.  

Which of the following is not an element of descriptive statistics?



11.  

All of the following are examples of qualitative data except:



12.  

Which of the following statements is false?



13.  

A summary measure such as the mean that is obtained from a sample to describe the characteristic of the population is called a:



14.  

All of the following statements are true except:



15.  

Each of the following types of data pertains to highway bridges in the United States. All of the following are examples of quantitative data except:

Note: answer choices in this exercise are randomized.

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