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Chapter 5 - Shapes of distributions of scores

 
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This activity contains 21 questions.

Question 1.
The normal curve is:

 
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Question 2.
The normal curve is:

 
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Question 3.
For a normal curve, the mean, median and mode are:

 
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Question 4.
Which of the following is the most accurate?

 
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Question 5.
Kurtosis refers to:

 
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Question 6.
A flat curve is technically:

 
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Question 7.
If an index of kurtosis is -2.89, then:

 
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Question 8.
The following data are needed to answer Questions 8 to 13. Numbers of errors on a test of English comprehension for ten individuals = 5; 10; 2; 0; 8; 12; 7; 6; 0; 9. The most frequent score is:

 
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Question 9.
The cumulative frequency of the score 8 is:

 
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Question 10.
The percentage frequency of the score 0 is:

 
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Question 11.
The cumulative percentage frequency of the score 5 is:

 
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Question 12.
What is the 50th percentile for the above data?

 
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Question 13.
What percentage of the scores fall at or below the 30th percentile?

 
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Question 14.
Which of the following is true?

 
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Question 15.
Which of the following is true?

 
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Question 16.
It is possible to calculate the skewness of a set of numerical scores.

 
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Question 17.
If you have nominal data:

 
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Question 18.
The data in the graph is:

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Question 19.
The data in the graph is:

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Question 20.
The data in the graph is:

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Question 21.
The data in the graph is:

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