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- 1. Multiple Choice15 minutes1 pt
What is the term for a single individual within a population?

unit

sample

parameter

statistic

- 2. Multiple Choice15 minutes1 pt
What is the word in statistics for any characteristic or attribute of a person, place, or thing?

variable

descriptive statistic

inferential statistic

parameter

- 3. Multiple Choice15 minutes1 pt
What is a quantitative variable that could have an infinite number of values?

categorical variable

qualitative variable

discrete variable

continuous variable

- 4. Multiple Choice15 minutes1 pt
What is the branch of statistics that involves drawing conclusions about a population based on information contained in a sample taken from that population?

descriptive statistics

inferential statistics

sports statistics

health statistics

- 5. Multiple Choice15 minutes1 pt
What is a smaller, representative group drawn from a population?

unit

sample

parameter

statistic

- 6. Multiple Choice15 minutes1 pt
What are characteristics that are defined by a number, such as age or weight?

descriptive statistics

inferential statistics

categorical variables

numerical variables

- 7. Multiple Choice15 minutes1 pt
This occurs when a sample is collected in such a way that some members of the intended population are less likely to be included than others.

sampling error

sampling bias

random sampling

clustered sampling

- 8. Multiple Choice15 minutes1 pt
What is a quantitative variable that can take on a certain number of values?

categorical variable

qualitative variable

discrete variable

numerical variable

- 9. Multiple Choice15 minutes1 pt
What is a characteristic of a population?

unit

sample

parameter

statistic

- 10. Multiple Choice15 minutes1 pt
What are characteristics that cannot be defined by a number, such as shape or color?

descriptive statistics

inferential statistics

categorical variables

numerical variables

- 11. Multiple Choice15 minutes1 pt
What is the term in statistics for the entire collection or group of individuals being studied?

population

sample

parameter

statistic

- 12. Multiple Choice15 minutes1 pt
What is a characteristic of a sample?

parameter

statistic

categorical variable

numerical variable

- 13. Multiple Choice15 minutes1 pt
What is the difference between a statistic and the parameter it represents?

sampling error

sampling bias

random sampling

clustered sampling

- 14. Multiple Choice15 minutes1 pt
What is the branch of statistics that involves organizing, displaying and describing data?

descriptive statistics

inferential statistics

sports statistics

health statistics

- 15. Multiple Choice15 minutes1 pt
What is the branch of mathematics dealing with the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation and presentation of data?

Algebra

Geometry

Probability

Statistics

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