Statistical Significance: Definition, Levels & Critical Regions


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If a researcher incorrectly rejects a null hypothesis, it is an example of a _____.

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1. When a researcher fails to reject the null hypothesis, it is an example of a _____.

2. The null hypothesis is a prediction that _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on the quiz are a collection of complete the sentence style queries. These questions will deal with the characteristics of key terms. For instance, a question will give you a term related to statistics. You will need to identify the correct definition in the provided choices. Null hypothesis and p-value will be some of the content that is featured.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz tests you on the following:

  • Statistical significance
  • Null hypothesis
  • P-values

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of p-values
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding statistical significance and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding statistical significance
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about null hypotheses

Additional Learning

The quiz is just a single facet of your learning journey. You should also read the related lesson Statistical Significance: Definition, Levels & Critical Regions. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Exploring statistical significance
  • Understanding samples and populations
  • Explaining p-values and null hypotheses
  • Describing the critical region
  • Detailing types of errors