Chapter 1: Quiz
Chapter 1: Quiz Review

1. What is a portion or part of a population called?
A: Random survey
B: Sample
C: Tally
D: Frequency distribution
2. To infer something about a population, we usually take a sample from the population
A: True
B: False
C:
D:
3. A marketing research agency was hired to test a new DVD player.  Consumers rated it outstanding, very good, fair or poor.  The level of measurement for this experiment is ordinal
A: True
B: False
C:
D:
4. Which of the following is an example of a continuous variable?
A: Family income
B: Number of students in a statistics class
C: Zip codes of shoppers
D: Rankings of baseball teams in a league
5. The incomes of a group of 50 loan applicants are obtained. Which level of measurement is income?
A: Nominal
B: Ordinal
C: Interval
D: Ratio
6. If Gallup, Harris and other pollsters asked people to indicate their political party affiliation - Democrat, Republican or Independent, the data gathered would be an example of which scale of measurement? 
A: Nominal
B: Ordinal
C: Interval
D: Ratio
7. The members of each basketball team wear numbers on the back of their jerseys. What scale of measurement are these numbers considered?
A: Nominal
B: Ordinal
C: Interval
D: Ratio
8. A marketing class of 50 students evaluated the instructor using the following scale: superior, good, average, poor, and inferior.  The descriptive summary showed the following survey results:  2% superior, 8% good, 45% average, 45% poor, and 0% inferior.
A: The instructor's performance was great!!!
B: The instructor's performance was inferior
C: Most students rated the instructor as poor or average
D: No conclusions can be made
9. A questionnaire contained a question regarding marital status. The respondent checked either single, married, divorced, separated or widowed.  What is the scale of measurement for this question?
A: Ratio
B: Interval
C: Ordinal
D: Nominal
10. The general process of gathering, organizing, summarizing, analyzing, and interpreting data is called
A: Statistics
B: Descriptive statistics
C: Inferential statistics
D: Levels of measurement
11. Shoe sizes, such as 7B, 10D and 12EEE, are examples of what level of measurement
A: Nominal
B: Ordinal
C: Interval
D: Ratio
12. What type of variable is the number of gallons of gasoline pumped by a filling station during a day?
A: Qualitative
B: Continuous
C: Attribute
D: Discrete
13. What type of variable is the number of robberies reported in your city?
A: Attribute
B: Continuous
C: Discrete
D: Qualitative
14. The Equal Employment Opportunity Act requires employers to classify their employees by gender and national origin.  Which level of measurement is this?
A: Nominal
B: Ordinal
C: Interval
D: Ratio
15. What level of measurement are the Centigrade and Fahrenheit temperature scales?
A: Nominal
B: Ordinal
C: Interval
D: Ratio


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