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Managing Scientific Data Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If a correlation value close to zero is found between two datasets, it means their relationship is?

Question 2 2. What additional analysis can be used to determine consistency between datasets?

Question 3 3. In comparative analysis, what is the term for a sequence of connected values at certain points through time?

Question 4 4. When is the best time to consider what analysis to examine your data with?

Question 5 5. Successful analysis of your data will be influenced by which factor(s)?

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Question 6 6. When would you use ANOVA?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is true about random error?

Question 8 8. Which is an example of a variable?

Question 9 9. Why does random error occur in data collection?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is considered experimental error?

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Question 11 11. Accuracy refers to

Question 12 12. A systematic error is one of ___ , and a random error is one of ___

Use this material to answer question #13

You wanted to know if your income was higher than the median income of everyone in your town. You know that your income is $45 though. You gather the following data for the median income of everyone in your town in thousands of dollars:

55, 72, 5, 12, 65, 45, 40, 35, 33, 55, 67, 81, 92, 675, 23, 49, 42, 51, 56, and 73.

Question 13 13. What is the median income in your town?

Use this material to answer questions #14 through #16

You wanted to know if there was a correlation between age and income so you gathered the following data:

Data

Question 14 14. How would be the best way to analyze this data?

Use this material to answer questions #14 through #16

You wanted to know if there was a correlation between age and income so you gathered the following data:

Data

Question 15 15. Which scatter plot best shows the data?

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Use this material to answer questions #14 through #16

You wanted to know if there was a correlation between age and income so you gathered the following data:

Data

Question 16 16. What type of correlation does age and income have?

Question 17 17. A marketing manager wants to understand the variance between the money spent by men and women on a product. Which of the following type of analysis should he use?

Question 18 18. If we wanted to know what is the most common numerical value in a set of data, what statistic would we use?

Question 19 19. A product manager wants to understand how people of varying ages use deodorants. What type of analysis should he use?

Question 20 20. What data interpretation is true about this graph?

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Question 21 21. The frequency chart best fits which form of data?

Question 22 22. Which is not an example of quantitative data?

Question 23 23. What do the error bars on a graph tell you?

Question 24 24. How do you figure out the average (mean) of a set of trials?

Question 25 25. How is science related to data?

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Question 26 26. Correlation analysis measures what major aspect of a dataset?

Question 27 27. What is something that you need to consider when planning your experiment?

Question 28 28. Why is it good practice to run an experiment multiple times?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT a source of random error?

Question 30 30. A dog walker wants to determine if the dogs he walks are close in weight or not. Which of the following should he use?

Managing Scientific Data Chapter Exam Instructions

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