# Assorted Quantitative Techniques Questions

### Question Description

Please complete the attached document. It is not feasible to add all the questions to this area.

• [SCALES] Suppose the following question was asked on a survey:

• \$0
• \$1 – \$5,000
• \$5,001 – \$15,000
• \$15,000 – \$50,000
• \$50,001 – \$100,000
• \$100,001 – \$300,000
• \$300,001 or higher

The data for theresponses to the above question applies to which type of “scale”? (Hint:Look at the bin sizes!) [1]

• 1.[SCALES] Which one of thefollowing best reflects a variable with “Ordinal Scale” data: [1]

a.Cost, in dollars, of meal

b.Nameof restaurant

c.Healthinspection rating of restaurant

d.Numberof health violations

e.Allof the above

f.None of the above

3. [SCALES] Which one of the following best reflects a variable with “Nominal Scale” data: [1]

a. Gender of voter

b. State of residence

c. Name of preferred candidate

d. Name of political party

e. All of the above

f. None of the above

• 4. [SCALES] Which of the following would not represent an “Interval Scale” variable: [1]a. Hair Lengthb. Age of Hairc. Weight of Hair d. Hair Style5. [SCALES] Which one of the following best reflects a variable with “Interval Scale” data: [1]a. Number of companies participating in ‘Smart Choices’ program b. Area (size) of nutrition labelc. Amount of sugar in cereal d. Percent of processed foode. All of the above6. [SCALES] Which one of the following best reflects a variable with “Nominal Scale” data: [1]a. Amount of money in bankb. Name of Bankc. Opinion of bank’s ability to serve customersd. Number of bank customerse. All of the abovef. None of the above7. [SCALES] Which one of the following best reflects a variable with “Ordinal Scale” data: [1]a. Likert scale opinion of current economic conditionb. Current US deficit in dollarsc. Unemployment %d. Name of economic policye. All of the above8. [ DISPERSION ] What is the formula for the SAMPLE variance? [2]S2 = 9. [ SD vs. VARIANCE ] If the standard deviation of the sample is 0.1, what is the variance of the sample? [2]a. 0.01b. 0.1c. 0.15d. 0.2e. 1f. All of the aboveg. None of the above10. [ P-VALUE ] If your calculated p-value is LARGE, say, greater than .05, what should you say about the corresponding statistical hypothesis? [2]a. Can not reject the null hypothesisb. Reject the null hypothesis11. [ TYPE II ERROR ] Which of the following is a situation where Type II Error has occurred? [2] a. A guilty person is determined to be innocent by a jury.b. An innocent person is determined to be guilty by a jury.12. [ EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN ] An “experimental design”, which allows for randomization and controlling for confounding factors generally provides the most accurate information in data collection and analysis? [1]a. Trueb. False13. [ SURVEY DESIGN ] When designing a survey, what is considered to be an ideal number of levels for ordinal or Likert Scale variables? [2]a. 100b. 7c. 5d. 3e. Any of the abovef. None of the above14. [CHI SQUARE DISTRIBUTION] How many degrees of freedom are there in a 2 x 2 contingency table? [2]a. 1b. 2c. 3 d. 6 e. 8f. None of the above15. [ F-DISTRIBUTION ]The F-Distribution is applied in which Quantitative Technique: [2]a. Difference Between Meansb. Difference Between Independent Proportionsc. ANOVAd. None of the abov

Please complete the attached document. It is not feasible to add all the questions to this area. [SCALES] Suppose the following question was asked on a survey: What is your salary?\$0\$1 – \$5,000\$5,001 – \$15,000\$15,000 – \$50,000\$50,001 – \$100,000\$100,001 – \$300,000\$300,001 or higherThe data for the responses to the above question applies to which type of “scale”? (Hint: Look at the bin sizes!) [1]1. [SCALES] Which one of the following best reflects a variable with “Ordinal Scale” data: [1] a. Cost, in dollars, of meal b. Name of restaurant c. Health inspection rating of restaurant d. Number of health violations e. All of the above f. None of the above3. [SCALES] Which one of the following best reflects a variable with “Nominal Scale” data: [1]a. Gender of voterb. State of residencec. Name of preferred candidated. Name of political partye. All of the abovef. None of the above4. [SCALES] Which of the following would not represent an “Interval Scale” variable: [1]a. Hair Lengthb. Age of Hairc. Weight of Hair d. Hair Style5. [SCALES] Which one of the following best reflects a variable with “Interval Scale” data: [1]a. Number of companies participating in ‘Smart Choices’ program b. Area (size) of nutrition labelc. Amount of sugar in cereal d. Percent of processed foode. All of the above6. [SCALES] Which one of the following best reflects a variable with “Nominal Scale” data: [1]a. Amount of money in bankb. Name of Bankc. Opinion of bank’s ability to serve customersd. Number of bank customerse. All of the abovef. None of the above7. [SCALES] Which one of the following best reflects a variable with “Ordinal Scale” data: [1]a. Likert scale opinion of current economic conditionb. Current US deficit in dollarsc. Unemployment %d. Name of economic policye. All of the above8. [ DISPERSION ] What is the formula for the SAMPLE variance? [2]S2 = 9. [ SD vs. VARIANCE ] If the standard deviation of the sample is 0.1, what is the variance of the sample? [2]a. 0.01b. 0.1c. 0.15d. 0.2e. 1f. All of the aboveg. None of the above10. [ P-VALUE ] If your calculated p-value is LARGE, say, greater than .05, what should you say about the corresponding statistical hypothesis? [2]a. Can not reject the null hypothesisb. Reject the null hypothesis11. [ TYPE II ERROR ] Which of the following is a situation where Type II Error has occurred? [2] a. A guilty person is determined to be innocent by a jury.b. An innocent person is determined to be guilty by a jury.12. [ EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN ] An “experimental design”, which allows for randomization and controlling for confounding factors generally provides the most accurate information in data collection and analysis? [1]a. Trueb. False13. [ SURVEY DESIGN ] When designing a survey, what is considered to be an ideal number of levels for ordinal or Likert Scale variables? [2]a. 100b. 7c. 5d. 3e. Any of the abovef. None of the above14. [CHI SQUARE DISTRIBUTION] How many degrees of freedom are there in a 2 x 2 contingency table? [2]a. 1b. 2c. 3 d. 6 e. 8f. None of the above15. [ F-DISTRIBUTION ]The F-Distribution is applied in which Quantitative Technique: [2]a. Difference Between Meansb. Difference Between Independent Proportionsc. ANOVAd. None of the abov