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Active Learning Lecture Slides

For use with Classroom Response Systems

Chapter 1:
Introduction to Statistics

Elementary Statistics
Eleventh Edition
and the Triola Statistics Series
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2004F. Triola
by Mario
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The population is
A. A collection of observations.
B. A collection of methods for planning
studies and experiments.
C. The complete collection of all elements.
D. A subcollection of members drawn from
a larger group.
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The population is
A. A collection of observations.
B. A collection of methods for planning
studies and experiments.
C. The complete collection of all elements.
D. A subcollection of members drawn from
a larger group.
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A self-selected study is a source of bias in


which factor of statistical analysis?
A. Source of the data.
B. Context of the data.
C. Mathematical calculations.
D. Sampling method.

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A self-selected study is a source of bias in


which factor of statistical analysis?
A. Source of the data.
B. Context of the data.
C. Mathematical calculations.
D. Sampling method.

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Rights Reserved.

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Which is an example of quantitative data?


A. Weights of high school students.
B. Genders of actors and actresses.
C. Colors of the rainbow.
D. Consumer ratings of a particular
automobile (below average, average, and
above Copyright
average).
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Which is an example of quantitative data?


A. Weights of high school students.
B. Genders of actors and actresses.
C. Colors of the rainbow.
D. Consumer ratings of a particular
automobile (below average, average, and
above Copyright
average).
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Rights Reserved.

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Which is not an example of continuous data?


A. Temperature on a thermometer.
B. Number of students in an algebra class.
C. Mean weight of 100 flour sacks.
D. Amount of water pumped from a pond per
day.
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Which is not an example of continuous data?


A. Temperature on a thermometer.
B. Number of students in an algebra class.
C. Mean weight of 100 flour sacks.
D. Amount of water pumped from a pond per
day.
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Questions on a survey are scored with


integers 1 thru 5 with 1 representing Strongly
Disagree and 5 Strongly Agree. This is an
example of what kind of measurement?
A. Nominal.
B. Ratio.
C. Ordinal.
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D. Interval.
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Questions on a survey are scored with


integers 1 thru 5 with 1 representing Strongly
Disagree and 5 Strongly Agree. This is an
example of what kind of measurement?
A. Nominal.
B. Ratio.
C. Ordinal.
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D. Interval.
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In a large lecture room class of 300


students, a sample of 10 was taken to
determine the male/female make up of the
class. Which misuse of statistics does this
represent?
A. Percentages.
B. Precise numbers.
C. Missing data.
D. SmallCopyright
samples.
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In a large lecture room class of 300


students, a sample of 10 was taken to
determine the male/female make up of the
class. Which misuse of statistics does this
represent?
A. Percentages.
B. Precise numbers.
C. Missing data.
D. SmallCopyright
samples.
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Rights Reserved.

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At a security checkpoint to a government


facility, every 10th individual was more
thoroughly searched than the others. What
type of sampling is this?
A. Systemic.
B. Convenience.
C. Stratified.
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D. Cluster.
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At a security checkpoint to a government


facility, every 10th individual was more
thoroughly searched than the others. What
type of sampling is this?
A. Systemic.
B. Convenience.
C. Stratified.
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D. Cluster.
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Casualty data from the great flu epidemic of


1918 were collected for a study. This
represents what type of study?
A. Cross-sectional.
B. Retrospective.
C. Prospective.
D. Qualitative

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Casualty data from the great flu epidemic of


1918 were collected for a study. This
represents what type of study?
A. Cross-sectional.
B. Retrospective.
C. Prospective.
D. Qualitative

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