TEST 1 English for Statistics

Name:___________________________ Date:_______________

I.

Complete the following statements using the words from the box: (6 points, 1 each)
data set Sample census population variable Statistics

1. ____________: group of methods used to collect, analyze, present, and interpret data and to make decisions. 2. ____________ : consists of all elements – individuals, items, or objects – whose characteristics are being studied 3. ____________ : portion of the population selected for study. 4. ____________ : survey that includes every number of the population. 5. ____________ : characteristic under study that assumes different values for different elements. 6. ____________ : collection of observations on one or more variables.

II.

Complete: (8 points, 1 each)

_______ _______
Variable

Example ___________________ ___________________

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Example ___________________ ___________________

Example ___________________ ___________________

III.

These are the marks in a math test of the 8° A class in George Town School: (10 points)
8°A 3.5 2.9 5.5 6.7 7.0 4.0 1.2 6.6 7.0 5.3 2.8 4.4 3.5 5.5 5.2 5.5 3.6 6.3 6.1

Indicates: Population, Sample, Mean, Median and Mode:

IV.

Check ( ) the correct response: (6 points, 2 each)

1 Which of the following is an experiment? Tossing a coin Rolling a single die Choosing a marble from a jar All of the above 2 Which of the following is an outcome? Rolling a pair of dice Landing on red Choosing 2 marbles from a jar None of the above

3 What is the probability of choosing a vowel from the alphabet? 21/26 5/26 1/21 None of the above 4 A number between 1 and 11 is chosen at random. What is the probability of choosing an odd number? 1/11 5/11 6/11 None of the above 5 A glass jar contains 5 red, 3 blue and 2 green jelly beans. If a jelly bean is chosen at random from the jar, then which of the following is an impossible event? Choosing a red jelly bean Choosing a blue jelly bean Choosing a yellow jelly bean None of the above 6 A spinner has 7 equal sectors numbered 1 to 7. If you spin the spinner, then which of the following is a certain event? Landing on a number less than 7 Landing on a number less than 8 Landing on a number greater than 1 None of the above

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