Diagnostic Statistic Assessment Level 001-A The Entire Quiz How well do you know basic statistical concepts? Please complete this Quizlet in One minute or less. Please do not use Google, books, or any assistance known to Human or ComputerKind. If you want a tougher one, let us know! OK Question Title * 1. The area of statistics that organizes and summarizes information about a collection of actual observations is known as _______________________. a) descriptive statistics. b) inferential statistics. c) population statistics. d) analytical statistics. OK Question Title * 2. An independent variable is defined as a variable that the investigator ___________ a) measures. b) manipulates. c) modifies. d) makes. OK Question Title * 3. A word that best describes inferential statistics is _________________. a) generalizing. b) summarizing. c) organizing. d) analyzing OK Question Title * 4. 7. In a survey of religious affiliation, numbers are assigned as follows: 1-None, 2-Christian, 3-Jewish, 4-Buddhist, 5-Other. Therefore it is appropriate to conclude that _____________________. a) two Christians equal one Buddhist. b) a Jew is intermediate between a Christian and a Buddhist. c) five different classes of religious affiliation are being distinguished. d) religious affiliation can be treated as quantitative data. OK Question Title * 5. Data are quantitative if any single observation within a batch of observations represents a(n) _____________________. a) amount or count. b) word or label. c) coding device. d) bit of information. OK Question Title * 6. What is the median for the following observations: 6, 4, 8, 1, 2. a) 3 b) 4 c) 5 d) 8 OK Question Title * 7. Which one of the following is true of the mean? ____________________. a) observations must be ordered from least to most before calculating the mean b) equals some whole number c) one of the less common averages d) equals the sum of all observations divided by the number of observations OK Question Title * 8. Unlike the mode or median, the mean is affected by _____________ a) only those observations that are middle-ranked. b) only those observations that occur most often. c) all those observations that are extreme. d) all observations. OK Question Title * 9. The null hypothesis _________________. a) is tested indirectly. b) makes a claim about a range of values. c) usually asserts that nothing special is happening with respect to some population characteristic. d) usually is identified with the research hypothesis. OK Question Title * 10. The level of significance indicates the __________ a) proportion of probable outcomes. b) importance of the statistical analysis. c) probability that a correct decision has been made. d) degree of rarity required to reject the null hypothesis. OK DONE