True or False: The amount of rainfall in your state last month is an example of discrete data a)True

True or False:

The amount of rainfall in your state last month is an example of discrete data

a)True

b)False

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Question 2

True or False:

The standard deviation is the square root of the variance

a)False

b)True

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Question 3

Which of the following is not affected by an extreme value in the data set?

a)mean

b)mode

c)standard deviation

d)range

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Question 4

Given a data set of all positive values, if the largest value of a data set is doubled, which of the following is not true?

a)The mean increases

b)The range increases

c)The interquartile range increases

d)The standard deviation increases

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Question 5

If the test scores of a class of 35 students have a mean of 731 and the test scores of another class of 26 students have a mean of 656, then the mean of the combined group is

a)69350

b)69903

c)67850

d)67403

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Question 6

Given the first type of plot indicated in each pair, which of the second plots could not always be generated from it?

a)dot plot, histogram

b)stem and leaf, dot plot

c)histogram, stem and leaf

d)dot plot, box plot

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Question 7

A survey was conducted to gather ratings of the quality of service at local restaurants Respondents rated on a scale of 0 (terrible) to 100 (excellent) The data are represented by the following stem plot

Calculate the mean, median, mode, range and standard deviation of the data: -3, -2, -2, 6, 10

a)mean = 18, median = 6, mode = -3, range = 14, standard deviation = 58

b)mean = 34, median = -2, mode = -2, range = 13, standard deviation = 56

c)mean = 18, median = -2, mode = -2, range = 13, standard deviation = 58

d)mean = 34, median = -3, mode = -2, range = 12, standard deviation = 56

e)None of the above

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Question 9

Calculate the mean, median, mode, range and standard deviation of the data: -36, -5, -5, 14, 33

a)mean = 40, median = -5, mode = -5, range = 69, standard deviation = 261

b)mean = 40, median = -36, mode = -5, range = 68, standard deviation = 261

c)mean = 02, median = 14, mode = -36, range = 70, standard deviation = 256

d)mean = 02, median = -5, mode = -5, range = 69, standard deviation = 256

e)None of the above

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Question 10

The boxplots shown below summarize two data sets, I and II Based on the boxplots, which of the following statements about these two data sets CANNOT be justified?

a)The median of data set I is equal to the median of data set II

b)The interquartile range of data set I is equal to the interquartile range of data set II

c)The range of data set I is greater than the range of data set II

d)Data set I and data set II have the same number of data points

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Question 11

The distribution that has the box plot shown could be described as

a)skewed left

b)skewed right

c)symmetrical

d)inconclusive

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Question 12

The figure below shows a cumulative relative frequency plot of 40 scores on a test given in a Statistics class Which of the following conclusions can be made from the graph?

a)There is greater variability in the lower 20 test scores than in the higher 20 test scores

b)Sixty percent of the students had a test score above 80

c)The median test score is less than 75

d)The horizontal nature of the graph for test scores of 60 and below indicates that those scores occurred most frequently

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Question 13

The weights of male and female students in a class are summarized in the following boxplots:

Which of the following is NOT correct?

a)The male students have less variability than the female students

b)About 50% of the male students have weights between 150 and 185 lbs

c)The mean weight of the female students is about 120 because of symmetry

d)The median weight of the male students is about 166 lbs

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Question 14

Given a data set consisting of 33 unique whole number observations, its five-number summary is: