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Quiz 2 (Summarization of Data) Group2

1. Classify each of the following as a survey, an experiment, or an observation method.

a. A private hospital divides terminally ill patient into two groups, with one group
receiving medication A and the other group receiving medication B. after a month,
they measured each subject’s improvement. _________
2. What method of data collection is most appropriate for the following cases?
a. The Department of Health monitors and evaluates the benefits of the family
planning methods given to a certain community. _________
3. Identify the sample selection procedure used in each of the following cases:
a. To select a sample of households in a province, a sample of provinces were
selected, then a sample of municipalities were chosen from each of the selected
provinces, then a sample of barangays were chosen each of the selected
municipality, and then all households in the selected barangays were included.
4. At Jose Rizal Memorial State University, students may be classified according to their type
of residence as follows:

Type of Residence Number of Students

Regular campus dormitory 1,380
Boarding house 820
Lodging house 4,260
Private Residence 6,300
Source: Unknown
5. What are the different methods of non-probability sampling? Give illustration for each
6. For each of the following studies, identify the non-probability sampling method used:
a. Among his friends and acquaintances, a political analyst selects 30 administration
members, 20 opposition members, and 25 businesspersons to get their opinions
regarding the financial crisis. Answer: __________________________________
b. A diaper company intercepts any shopper buying diapers in a supermarket to
determine their preference in buying diapers. Answer:______________________
c. A medical scientist studies the patients afflicted with dengue fever confined in PGH
to determine the hygiene practices of dengue victims in the country. Answer:
7. Data on weight (in kilos) are grouped into a classification having as class limits: 10.00-
14.99, 15.00-19.99, 20.00-24.99, 25.00-29.99, 30.00-34.99. Determine the following:
a. Class boundaries ____________________________________________________
b. Class marks____________________________________________________
c. Class size____________________________________________________
d. Less than cumulative frequency ________________________________________
e. Greater than cumulative frequency______________________________________
8. Gather a qualitative data from internet. Create a pie chart and bar graph using MS Excel.
(, chance data sets, etc.) Note include the sources of file here.