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MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Types of Data Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is data that cannot be divided, it is distinct and can only occur in certain values?

Question 2 2. Madison is trying out for the track team. There are 26 people trying out for the team. There are 4 people wanting to run distance, 6 people wanting to pole vault, 8 people wanting to sprint, and 2 people that want to throw shot put. Madison can run a half mile in 6 minutes and she finished 6th in the 100 meter dash. Which of these pieces of data is discrete and which is continuous?

Question 3 3. Which of the following answers is an example of discrete data?

Question 4 4. Which of the following answers is an example of continuous data?

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. One trick to finding out if information is categorical or quantitative is to analyze the answer to the question. Which of the following is TRUE:

Question 7 7. According to this graph, how many babies are named George?

Question 8 8. Analyze the following statements and indicate which one best describes the difference between the population and the sample.

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. Use the Venn Diagram. Fill in the box with the correct answer.

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Which of the following is NOT categorical data?

Question 13 13. Elizabeth is waiting for her flight at the airport. She decides to conduct an experiment. She wants to know how many people at the airport carry a laptop with them for their flight. She sees 50 people walk past her as she waits. Thirty of those people are carrying laptops. What is the population and sample in this scenario?

Question 14 14. Samantha is gathering information about how many calories the athletes on her team consume during game week. Which answer correctly indicates how the data should be analyzed for both categorical and quantitative research?

Question 15 15. Use the Venn Diagram. Fill in the box with the correct answer.

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Question 16 16.

Katie is collecting data about the number of people that are interested in different dance styles. After passing out a survey, she has gathered the following information:

Style / Number of people interested in this style

Ballet / 20

Jazz /12

Hip Hop / 8

Lyrical / 26

Tap / 10

What type of data did Katie collect?

Question 17 17. Use the Venn Diagram.

Question 18 18. Use the Venn Diagram.

Question 19 19. What kind of graph is a good way to visually present categorical data?

Question 20 20. What is data that can be measured and ordered?

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Question 21 21. Brown school has decided to review their ratio of girls to boys in the Second grade class. They decided to count the number of boys in Second grade. This is an example of what type of data?

Question 22 22. What prediction can you make based on the information in this graph?

Question 23 23. What is data that can be divided infinitely?

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements is NOT quantitative data?

Question 25 25. Use the Venn Diagram.

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Question 26 26. Sandra is selling her new line of all natural make-up products and wants to know the popularity of certain colors among teenagers. She hands out a survey to all of the students in her teenage daughter's class and asks them to identify their favorite make up colors. Which is the population and which is the sample in this scenario?

Question 27 27. Select the statement that represents discrete quantitative data.

Question 28 28. 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 29 29.

Which of the following estimates is true?

A: More babies will be named George than any of the other given names.

B: The name Lou will not be picked very often.

C: Mary will be the most popular name next year.

D: Babies named Liz and Harry will get married later.

Question 30 30. Why might a researcher use a sample rather than an entire population for their study?

MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Types of Data Chapter Exam Instructions

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