Ashord BUS 308 Week 1 Quiz (A+ Solution)

Ashord BUS 308 Week 1 Quiz

1. Question : When using the Chebyshev’s theorem to obtain the bounds for 99.73 percent of the values in a population, the interval generally will be _______ the interval obtained for the same percentage if normal distribution is assumed (empirical rule).

narrower than
wider than
the same as

2. Question : An example of a qualitative variable is the mileage of a car.
True
False

3. Question : By taking a systematic sample, in which we select every 100th shopper arriving at a specific store, we are approximating a random sample of shoppers.

True
False

4. Question : All of the following are measures of central tendency except the

range
mode
mean
median

5. Question : Measurements from a population are called

statistics.
observations.
variables.
inferences.

6. Question : A normal population has 99.73 percent of the population measurements within ___ standard deviations of the mean.

one
two
three
four

7. Question : When a population is skewed to the left or right with a very long tail, what is the best measure to use for central tendency.

Population mean
Population mode
Population median
Population standard deviation

8. Question : All of the following are measures of central tendency except the

range
mode
mean
median

9. Question : Which percentile describes the first quartile Q1?

25th
50th
75th
100th

10. Question : Any characteristic of a population unit is called a

measurement.
sample.
observation.

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