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Question;Name;SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best;completes each statement or answers the question.;Determine whether the numerical value is a parameter or a;statistic. Explain your reasoning.;1) A recent survey by the alumni of a major university;indicated that the average salary of 1);10,500 of its 175,000 graduates was $95,000.;Identify the population and the sample.;2) A survey of 1378 American households found that 27% of;the households own a computer. 2);Population: All American Households;MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best;completes the statement or answers the question.;Identify whether the statement describes inferential;statistics or descriptive statistics.;3) The average age of the students in a statistics class is;19 years.;A) descriptive statistics B) inferential statistics;4) There is a relationship between smoking cigarettes and;getting emphysema. Answer;A) descriptive statistics B) inferential statistics;SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best;completes each statement or answers the question.;Provide an appropriate response.;5) Explain the difference between a sample and a population.;5);MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best;completes the statement or answers the question.;Determine whether the data are qualitative or;quantitative.;6) the colors of automobiles on a used car lot;A) qualitative B) quantitative;7) the number of seats in a movie theater;A) quantitative B) qualitative;Identify the data set's level of measurement.;8) hair color of women on a high school tennis team Answer;A) ratio B) ordinal C) interval D) nominal;9) temperatures of 12 selected refrigerators Answer;A) ratio B) ordinal C) nominal D) interval;10) the data listed on the horizontal axis in the graph Answer;A) ratio B) interval C) nominal D) ordinal;SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best;completes each statement or answers the question.;Provide an appropriate response.;11) Explain the differences between the interval and ratio;levels of measurement. 11);12) Explain why data expressed with the Celsius temperature;scale is at the interval level of 12);measurement rather than the ratio level;MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best;completes the statement or answers the question.;Decide which method of data collection you would use to;collect data for the study. Specify either observational study, experiment;simulation, or survey.;13) A study where a drug was given to 23 patients and a;placebo to another group of 23 patients to 1;determine if the drug has an effect on a patient's illness;A) observational study B) experiment;C) survey D) simulation;SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best;completes each statement or answers the question.;Provide an appropriate response.;14) Explain what bias there is in a study done entirely;online. 14);MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best;completes the statement or answers the question.;Identify the sampling technique used.;15) Thirty-five sophomores, 50 juniors and 37 seniors are;randomly selected from 538 sophomores, 448 15) juniors and 394 seniors at a;certain high school. Answer;A) stratified;B) convenience;C) cluster;D) systematic;E) random;16) A community college student interviews everyone in a;statistics class to determine the percentage of 16) students that own a car. Answe;A) random;B) cluster;C) stratified;D) systematic;E) convenience;SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best;completes each statement or answers the question.;Provide an appropriate response.;17) Explain the differences between cluster sampling and;stratified sampling. 17)

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