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# STAT 122- Descriptive Statistics Part 1Review MULTIPLE CHOICE - CHAPTER 2 1.

The raw data are the data: a. presented in the form of a frequency table b. that give each individual members information separately c. that are arranged in increasing order d. presented for nonnumeric data only 2. The relative frequency of a category is obtained by: a. dividing the frequency of that category by the sum of all frequencies b. multiplying the frequency of that category by 100 c. dividing the frequency of that category by 100 d. multiplying the frequency of that category by the sum of all frequencies 3. The percentage for a category is obtained by ____________________ of that category by 100. a. multiplying the frequency c. dividing the relative frequency b. multiplying the relative frequency d. dividing the nonnumeric data

The following table gives the frequency distribution of the highest degrees held by 20 professionals. [In the table, B represents a Bachelor's degree, M stands for a Master's degree, and D represents a Doctorate.]

Use the above information to answer question 4: 4. The percentage of persons with a Bachelor's degree as the highest degree is: a. 55%. b. 45% c. 20% d. 80% 5. In a frequency distribution, the classes should always: a. be overlapping b. be nonoverlapping

c. have a width of 10

## d. have a width of 100

6. When preparing a frequency distribution, the lower limit of the first class should always be: a. equal to 1.0 c. a number that is greater than the smallest value in the data set b. equal to 10 d. a number that is less than or equal to the smallest value in the data set 7. A distribution curve that is skewed to the right has: a. both tails of the same length b. a longer tail on the left side 8. A symmetric distribution curve: a. has a longer tail on the right side b. has a longer tail on the left side

c. a shorter tail on the right side d. a longer tail on the right side

## c. is identical on both sides of the central point d. none of these

9. The midpoint of a class is obtained by: a. adding the lower limit to the upper limit of the previous class b. subtracting the lower limit from the upper limit c. dividing the sum of the two class limits by 2 d. multiplying the frequency by .1 10. In a frequency histogram, the frequency of a class is given by the ______________ of the corresponding bar. a. height b. width c. height times the width d. width divided by the height 11. A rectangular histogram has: a. a longer tail on the right side b. a longer tail on the left side

c. shorter tails on both sides d. the same frequency for each class

12. The number of classes in a frequency distribution depends on the size of the data set. In general: a. the larger the data set, the higher the number of classes b. the larger the data set, the smaller the number of classes c. the number of classes should be equal to the number of values in the data set divided by 5 d. none of these

The following table gives the frequency distribution of scores for a mathematics class of 30 students

Use the above information to answer questions 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20. 13. The number of classes in this frequency table is: 14. The width of each class for this frequency table is: 15. The midpoint of the fourth class is: 16. The lower boundary of the first class is: 17. The upper boundary of the third class is: 18. The cumulative frequency for 61 to 80 is 19. For an observation 75, the stem is: 20. For an observation 84, the leaf is: MULTIPLE CHOICE - CHAPTER 3
1. The mean for ungrouped data is: a. the value of the middle term in a ranked data set b. the sum of all values divided by the number of values c. the difference between the maximum and minimum values d. the mean of the deviations of values from the mean 2. The median for ungrouped data is: a. the value of the middle term in a ranked data set b. the value that occurs with maximum frequency c. the sum of all values divided by the number of values d. the mean of the deviations of values from the mean 3. The mode for ungrouped data is: a. the difference between the maximum and minimum values b. the value that occurs with maximum frequency c. the value of the middle term in a ranked data set d. the mean of the deviations of values from the mean 4. When an outlier is dropped from a data set, the value of the mean is affected: a. more than the value of the median c. less than the value of the mode b. less than the value of the median d. more than the value of the mode 5. Which of the following is not a measure of central tendency? a. The mean b. The mode c. The range 6. Which of the following can be calculated for qualitative data? a. The mean b. The range c. The mode

a. 30 a. 9 a. 94.5 a. 61 a. 80.5 a. 3 a. 7 a. 8

b. 4 b. 10 b. 95 b. 70.5 b. 90 b. 9 b. 5 b. 4

c. 1 c. 5 c. 94 c. 60.5 c. 90.5 c. 18 c. 57 c. 84

d. 40 d. 4.5 d. 95.5 d. 70 d. 81 d. 12 d. 75 d. 48

d. The median

d. The median

7. If a histogram is skewed to the right, then: a. the values of the mean, median, and mode are identical b. the mean is greater than the median and the median is greater than the mode c. the values of the mean and median are equal but the mode is different d. the mode is greater than the median and the median is greater than the mean

8. If the value of the mean is greater than the value of the median, then the histogram is: a. skewed to the left b. symmetrical c. rectangular d. skewed to the right

9. The prices of five houses are \$129,000, \$183,750, \$151,000, \$1,275,800, and \$99,000. The best measure of central tendency in this case is the: a. median b. mean c. boxandwhisker d. variance 10. The mean score of 15 male students in an economics test is 74 and the mean score of 12 female students in the same test is 77. The combined mean score of all 27 students is: a. 74.67 b. 77.33 c. 75.33 d. 75.67