DSST Principles of Statistics: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements is NOT quantitative data?

Question 2 2. Charlotte is part of her local track team. She can jump 4 hurdles and can long jump 5 feet 5 inches. There are seven girls and ten boys on her track team. Six of the team members are ranked among the top 10 regional athletes. Which piece of this data is discrete and which is continuous?

Question 3 3. The _____ is a condition or piece of data in an experiment that is controlled or influenced by an outside factor, most often the independent variable?

Question 4 4. Sheila is a baker experimenting with a cake recipe. Specifically, she is monitoring how changes in the volume of cream affect the moistness of the cake. What kind of variable is the volume of cream, and why?

Question 5 5. Analyze the following statements and indicate which one best describes the difference between the population and the sample.

Question 6 6. David wants to collect information about his friends and how many siblings they each have. David has eight friends. How should he collect this data? Why?

Question 7 7. How do descriptive and inferential statistics differ?

Question 8 8. What are the characteristics used to describe a population?

Question 9 9. Variables are collected in the form of data. What are the two major forms of data?

Question 10 10. Which of the following answers is an example of discrete data?

Question 11 11. Which of the following answers is an example of continuous data?

Question 12 12. Madison and Charlotte are having a competition, seeing how long they can each hold a note on their flutes. Meanwhile, Charlotte wants to know how many notes Madison can produce accurately on her flute. Are these pieces of data discrete or continuous?

Question 13 13. What is data that is grouped in evenly distributed values and measured based on the group to which the variable is attributed?

Question 14 14. Marco is conducting an experiment on training certain breeds of dogs. He wants to know how long, on average, it would take to teach a Labrador to fetch an object. He gets a group of dogs to conduct his experiment. 5 of the dogs are Labradors and 3 of the dogs are Dalmatians. What is the population and sample in this experiment?

Question 15 15. What do we call a part of a population used to describe the whole group?

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