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Identifying a Consequence of a Type II Error of a Hypothesis Test

  • 1.

    A school district believes that redesigning its literature course will increase the rate of students who pass the course. If a significance test was performed for this scenario, what is the consequence of a type II error in this scenario, if one were to be made?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the school would not believe that redesigning its literature course increased the rate of students who passed the course when it actually did.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the school would be inconclusive on the effects of redesigning its literature course on the rate of students who pass the course.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the school would believe that redesigning its literature course increased the rate of students who passed the course when it actually did not.

  • 2.

    A hospital believes that adding more rooms to its complex will increase the amount of patients they receive. Given that a significance test was performed for this scenario and a type II error was made, what are the consequences of that error?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the hospital would believe that adding more rooms to its complex increased the amount of patients they received when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the hospital would be inconclusive on the effects of adding more rooms on the number of patients they receive.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the hospital would not believe that adding more rooms to its complex increased the amount of patients they received when it actually did.

  • 3.

    A lemonade stand believes that adding more sugar to its recipe will increase its sales revenue. What would the consequences be if a significance test was performed for this scenario and a type II error was made?

    Answers:

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the stand would not believe that adding more sugar increased its sales revenue when it actually did.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the stand would believe that adding more sugar increased its sales revenue when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the stand would be inconclusive on the effects of adding more sugar on its sales revenue.

  • 4.

    A sports arena believes that adding more food vendors will increase the number of tickets sold. A significance test was performed for this scenario and a type II error was made. What are the consequences of this error?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the arena would believe that adding more food vendors increased the number of tickets sold when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the arena would be inconclusive on the effects of adding more food vendors on the ticket sales.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the arena would not believe that adding more food vendors increased the number of tickets sold when it actually did.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

  • 5.

    A track coach believes that providing snacks at the end of competitions will increase the number of wins the team earns in a season. If a significance test was performed for this scenario and resulted in a type II error, what would the consequences be?

    Answers:

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the coach would be inconclusive on the effects of providing snacks at the end of competitions on the number of wins.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the coach would believe that providing snacks at the end of competitions increased the number of wins when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the coach would not believe that providing snacks at the end of competitions increased the number of wins when it actually did.

  • 6.

    A school district believes that letting students vote on lunch meals each week will increase the rate of students who pass the standardized exams. If a significance test was performed for this scenario, what is the consequence of a type II error in this scenario, if one were to be made?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the school would not believe that letting students vote on lunch meals increased the rate of students who passed the exams when it actually did.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the school would believe that letting students vote on lunch meals increased the rate of students who passed the exams when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the school would be inconclusive on the effects letting students vote on lunch meals on the rate of students who pass the standardized exams.

  • 7.

    A mechanic believes that a new type of tool will decrease the amount of time spent on completing a project. Given that a significance test was performed for this scenario and a type II error was made, what are the consequences of that error?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the mechanic would believe that the new tool decreased the amount of time spent on a project when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the mechanic would not believe that the new tool decreased the amount of time spent on a project when it actually did.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the mechanic would be inconclusive on the effects of the new tool on the amount of time it takes to complete a project.

  • 8.

    A coffee shop believes that increasing its serving sizes will increase its sales revenue. What would the consequences be if a significance test was performed for this scenario and a type II error was made?

    Answers:

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the shop would not believe that increasing its serving sizes increased its sales revenue when it actually did.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the shop would believe that increasing its serving sizes increased its sales revenue when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the shop would be inconclusive on the effects of increasing its serving sizes on its sales revenue.

  • 9.

    A history museum believes that decreasing the temperature in its buildings will increase the number of tickets sold. A significance test was performed for this scenario and a type II error was made. What are the consequences of this error?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the museum would be inconclusive on the effects of decreasing the temperature on the number of tickets sold.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the museum would believe that decreasing the temperature increased the number of tickets sold when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the museum would not believe that decreasing the temperature increased the number of tickets sold when it actually did.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

  • 10.

    A cross country coach believes that buying all his athletes new running shoes will increase the number of wins the team earns in a season. If a significance test was performed for this scenario and resulted in a type II error, what would the consequences be?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the coach would be inconclusive on the effects of buying his athletes new shoes on their number of wins.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the coach would not believe that buying his athletes new running shows increase the number of wins when it actually did.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the coach would believe that buying his athletes new running shows increase the number of wins when it actually did not.

  • 11.

    A university believes that decreasing the price of the dining hall entry will increase the number of students that enroll at the university each year. If a significance test was performed for this scenario, what is the consequence of a type II error in this scenario, if one were to be made?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the university would not believe that decreasing the price of dining hall entry increased the number of students that enroll when it actually did.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the university would believe that decreasing the price of dining hall entry increased the number of students that enroll when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the university would be inconclusive on the effects of decreasing the price of dining hall entrance on the number of students that enroll.

  • 12.

    A scuba diver believes that using a new air tank will increase the amount of time he can spend underwater. Given that a significance test was performed for this scenario and a type II error was made, what are the consequences of that error?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the diver would believe that using the new air tank increased the amount of time he can spend underwater when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the diver would not believe that using the new air tank increased the amount of time he can spend underwater when it actually did.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the diver would be inconclusive on the effects of using the new air tank on the amount of time he can spend underwater.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

  • 13.

    A taco stand in the city believes that adding more meat in each taco sold will increase its sales revenue. What would the consequences be if a significance test was performed for this scenario and a type II error was made?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the stand would be inconclusive on the effects of adding more meat to their tacos on their sales revenue.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the stand would not believe that adding more meat in the tacos increased its sales revenue when it actually did.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the stand would believe that adding more meat in the tacos increased its sales revenue when it actually did not.

  • 14.

    A concert venue believes that booking more small bands will increase the number of tickets sold. A significance test was performed for this scenario and a type II error was made. What are the consequences of this error?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the venue would not believe that booking more small bands increased the number of ticket sales when it actually did.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the venue would believe that booking more small bands increased the number of ticket sales when it actually did not.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the venue would be inconclusive on the effects of booking smaller bands on the number of tickets sold.

  • 15.

    A baseball coach believes that providing his players with new baseball bats will increase the number of wins the team earns in a season. If a significance test was performed for this scenario and resulted in a type II error, what would the consequences be?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the coach would not believe that providing his players with new bats increased the number of wins when it actually did.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the coach would be inconclusive on the effects of providing his players with new bats on the number of wins.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the coach would believe that providing his players with new bats increased the number of wins when it actually did not.

  • 16.

    A college believes that redesigning its statistics program will increase the rate of students who enroll in the program. If a significance test was performed for this scenario, what is the consequence of a type II error in this scenario, if one were to be made?

    Answers:

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the college would be inconclusive on the effects of redesigning the statistics program on the number of students who enroll in it.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the college would believe that redesigning its statistics program increased the rate of students who enroll in the program when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the college would not believe that redesigning its statistics program increased the rate of students who enroll in the program when it actually did.

  • 17.

    A gardener believes that putting up a fence around their garden will increase the amount of produce they will harvest from the garden. Given that a significance test was performed for this scenario and a type II error was made, what are the consequences of that error?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the gardener would believe that putting up a fence around their garden increased the amount of produce they harvested when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the gardener would not believe that putting up a fence around their garden increased the amount of produce they harvested when it actually did.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the gardener would be inconclusive on the effects of putting up a fence around their garden on the amount of produce harvested.

  • 18.

    A sandwich shop believes that adding more choices of bread to its menu will increase its sales revenue. What would the consequences be if a significance test was performed for this scenario and a type II error was made?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the shop would believe that adding more bread choices increased its sales revenue when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the shop would be inconclusive on the effects of adding more bread choices on its sales revenue.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the shop would not believe that adding more bread choices increased its sales revenue when it actually did.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

  • 19.

    A movie theater believes that decreasing the amount of advertisements shown before the start of movies will increase the number of tickets sold. A significance test was performed for this scenario and a type II error was made. What are the consequences of this error?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the theater would believe that decreasing the amount of advertisements shown increased the number of tickets sold when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the theater would be inconclusive on the effects of decreasing the amount of advertisements on their ticket sales.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the theater would not believe that decreasing the amount of advertisements shown increased the number of tickets sold when it actually did.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

  • 20.

    A wrestling coach believes that increasing the amount of time the team spends practicing will increase the number of wins the team earns in a season. If a significance test was performed for this scenario and resulted in a type II error, what would the consequences be?

    Answers:

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the coach would be inconclusive on the effects of spending more time practicing on the number of wins.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the coach would not believe that increasing the amount of time spent practicing increased the number of wins when it actually did.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the coach would believe that increasing the amount of time spent practicing increased the number of wins when it actually did not.

  • 21.

    A school district believes that giving the students a day off before standardized exams will increase the rate of students who pass the exams. If a significance test was performed for this scenario, what is the consequence of a type II error in this scenario, if one were to be made?

    Answers:

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the school would not believe that giving the students a day off before exams increased the rate of students who passed when it actually did.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the school would believe that giving the students a day off before exams increased the rate of students who passed when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the school would be inconclusive on the effects of giving a day off before the exams on the passing rate of the exams.

  • 22.

    A commercial airline pilot believes that talking more to the passengers through the speaker system will increase the amount of passengers on each plane. Given that a significance test was performed for this scenario and a type II error was made, what are the consequences of that error?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the pilot would believe that talking more to passengers increased the number of passengers on each plane when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the pilot would not believe that talking more to passengers increased the number of passengers on each plane when it actually did.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the pilot would be inconclusive on the effects of talking more to the passengers on the number of passengers on the plane.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

  • 23.

    A chocolate store believes that adding a new aisle for chocolates with reduced prices will increase its sales revenue. What would the consequences be if a significance test was performed for this scenario and a type II error was made?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the store would be inconclusive on the effects of adding a new isle for chocolates with reduced prices on its sales revenue.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the store would believe that adding a new isle for chocolate with reduced prices increased it sales revenue when it actually did not.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the store would not believe that adding a new isle for chocolate with reduced prices increased it sales revenue when it actually did.

  • 24.

    A theme park believes that staying open through the winter will increase the number of tickets sold each year. A significance test was performed for this scenario and a type II error was made. What are the consequences of this error?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the park would not believe that staying open through winter increased the ticket sales when it actually did.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the park would believe that staying open through winter increased the ticket sales when it actually did not.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the park would be inconclusive on the effects of staying open through the winter on the ticket sales.

  • 25.

    A golf coach believes that having his team members run laps around a track at the beginning of each practice will increase the number of wins the team earns in a season. If a significance test was performed for this scenario and resulted in a type II error, what would the consequences be?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the coach would believe that having his team run laps around a track at the beginning of practice increased the number of wins when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the coach would be inconclusive on the effects of having his team run laps around a track at the beginning of practice on the number of wins.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the coach would not believe that having his team run laps around a track at the beginning of practice increased the number of wins when it actually did.

  • 26.

    A school district believes that making every student take a cooking class will increase the amount of students who will enroll in the other cooking-related courses the school has to offer in the following year. If a significance test was performed for this scenario, what is the consequence of a type II error in this scenario, if one were to be made?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the school would be inconclusive on the effects of making every student take a cooking class on the amount of students who enrolled in other cooking-related courses.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the school would believe that making every student take a cooking class increased the amount of students who enrolled in other cooking-related courses when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the school would not believe that making every student take a cooking class increased the amount of students who enrolled in other cooking-related courses when it actually did.

  • 27.

    A fisherman believes that using a new type of fishing rod will increase the amount of fish he catches every day. Given that a significance test was performed for this scenario and a type II error was made, what are the consequences of that error?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the fisherman would not believe that the new fishing rod increased the amount of fish he caught every day when it actually did.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the fisherman would be inconclusive on the effects of the new fishing rod on the amount of fish he caught every day.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the fisherman would believe that the new fishing rod increased the amount of fish he caught every day when it actually did not.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

  • 28.

    A clown believes that adding juggling to his available acts will increase the amount of events he will be hired for in the coming year. What would the consequences be if a significance test was performed for this scenario and a type II error was made?

    Answers:

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the clown would believe that adding juggling to his available acts increased the amount of events he was hired for when it actually did not.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the clown would be inconclusive on the effects of adding juggling to his available acts on the amount of events he was hired for in the coming year.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the clown would not believe that adding juggling to his available acts increased the amount of events he was hired for when it actually did.

  • 29.

    An aquarium believes that adding more fish to each display tank will increase the number of tickets sold. A significance test was performed for this scenario and a type II error was made. What are the consequences of this error?

    Answers:

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the aquarium would be inconclusive on the effects of adding more fish to each tank on the number of tickets sold.

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the aquarium would not believe that adding more fish to each tank increased the number of tickets sold when it actually did.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the aquarium would believe that adding more fish to each tank increased the number of tickets sold when it actually did not.

  • 30.

    A basketball coach believes that practicing foul shots every practice, rather than once a week, will increase the number of wins the team earns in a season. If a significance test was performed for this scenario and resulted in a type II error, what would the consequences be?

    Answers:

    • There are no consequences of a type II error in this scenario.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the coach would be inconclusive on the effects of practicing foul shots every practice on the number of wins in a season.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the coach would not believe that practicing foul shots every practice increased the number of wins when it actually did.

    • The consequence of a type II error in this scenario is that the coach would believe that practicing foul shots every practice increased the number of wins when it actually did not.

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