Statistics 200-An Assumption Made About The Value

Page 1 of 701: An assumption made about the value of a population parameter is called aA. conclusionB. confidenceC. significanceD. hypothesisE. none of the above02: The p-value is a probability that measures the support or lack of support for theA. alternative hypothesisB. null hypothesisC. either the null or the alternative hypothesisD. sample statisticE. none of the above03: In hypotheses testing if the null hypothesis has been rejected when the alternative hypothesisis true, thenA. a Type I error has been committedB. a Type II error has been committedC. either a Type I or Type II error has been committedD. the correct decision has been madeE. none of the above04. In a hypothesis testing procedure, ? isA. the level of significanceB. the level of confidenceC. the critical valueD. the probability of Type I errorE. both A and D05: In a one-tail, left-tail z-test, the test statistic is z = -2. 01. The p-value isA. 0. 0179B. 0. 9778C. 0. 0222D. 0. 0174E. none of the above06. In a two-tail hypothesis test, the test statistic is determined to be z = -2. 50. The p-value forthis test isA. 0. 0062B. 0. 4938Page 2 of 7C. 0. 0031D. -0. 0124E. 0. 012407: In a two-tail t-test, the test statistic t = -2. 89 and the sample size is 30. The p-value isA. 0. 9928B. 0. 0019C. 0. 0038D. 0. 0036E. 0. 007208. In one-tail, left-tail t-test, the test statistic t = -1. 58 and the sample size is 23. The p-value isA. 0. 0571B. 0. 1284C. 0. 0642D. -0. 0642E. none of the above09. A soft drink filling machine, when in perfect adjustment, fills the bottles with 12 ounces ofsoft drink. If the machine overfills or under fills then it must be shut down and readjusted. Todetermine whether or not the machine is properly adjusted, the correct set of hypotheses isA. H0: µ &lt, 12B. H0: µ = 12C. H0: µ ? 12D. H0: µ = 12E. H0: µ = 12HA: µ ? 12HA: µ &gt, 12HA: µ = 12HA: µ ? 12HA: µ &lt, 1210: What kind of Alternative Hypothesis is used in the figure below?A. HA: µ = µ0B. HA: µ ? µ0C. HA: µ &gt, µ0D. HA: µ &lt, µ0E. none of the abovePage 3 of 711. Which type of Alternative Hypothesis is used in the figure below?A. HA: µ = µ0B. HA: µ ? µ0C. HA: µ &gt, µ0D. HA: µ &lt, µ0E. None of the aboveUse the following to answer the next four questions. The weights of small fish sold at a market are normally distributed. A random sample of 15 fishyields a mean weight of 3. 8 ounces with a sample standard deviation s = 0. 5 ounces. At the . 05level of significance, perform a hypothesis test to see if the true mean weight is less than 4ounces. Use ? = 0. 05. 12. The correct null and alternative hypotheses areA. H0: µ ? 4, HA: µ &gt, 4B. H0: µ = 4, HA: µ &lt, 4C. H0: µ &gt, 4, HA: µ = 4D. H0: µ &lt, 4, HA: µ = 4E. H0: µ = 4, HA: µ ? 413. The correct calculated value of the test statistic isA. t= -0. 40. B. t= 0. 40. C. t= -1. 55. D. t= 1. 55. E. t= 2. 79. 14. The correct critical t-value isA. 1. 761B. -1. 761C. -1. 753Page 4 of 7D. 2. 145E. -2. 14515. The correct p-value isA. 0. 1434B. 0. 0717C. 0. 0709D. 0. 0606E. none of the above16. The correct conclusion at the ? = 0. 05 level of significance isA. Fail to reject the null hypothesis. B. Reject the null hypothesis. C. Evidence suggests that the mean weight is less than 4 ounces. D. Both A and CE. Both B and CUse the following to answer the next five questions. An organization conducts a poll to determine the support the health care bill that just passed. In arandom sample of 1000 adults surveyed, 498 responded “yes. ” We would like to test if theproportion of respondents that support the health care bill is at least 50%. 17. Which of the following statements is true about this hypothesis test?A. It is a two tail test about a proportionB. It is a one tail test about a meanC. It is a one tail test about a proportionD. It is a two tail test about a meanE. None of the above18. The correct alternative hypothesis isA. p = 0. 50B. p ? 0. 50C. p ? 0. 50D. p &gt, 0. 50E. p &lt, 0. 5019. The calculated test statistic value isPage 5 of 7A. B. C. D. 0. 130. 131. 271. 89E. None of the above20. The associate P-Value with the test statistic isA. 0. 0968. B. 0. 4483. C. 0. 9032. D. 0. 5517. E. None of the above21. At the ?= 0. 01 level of significance, the correct conclusion isA. Fail to reject the null hypothesis. B. Reject the null hypothesis. C. Evidence suggests that less than 50% of respondents support the bill. D. Both A and CE. Both B and CConsider the following to answer the next five questions: A consumer group was interested in comparing the operating time of cordless toothbrushesmanufactured by two different companies. They took a random sample of toothbrushes fromeach company. Each toothbrush was charged overnight and the number of hours of use beforeneeding to be recharged was recorded. The data are shown in the table. Assume normaldistributions. Do these samples indicate that there is a difference in the mean operating times between cordlesstoothbrushes manufactured by the two companies?Sample sizeCompany 1n1 18Company 2n2 15Page 6 of 7Sample meanx1 119 . 7×2 120. 6Sample standard deviation1 1. 742 1. 7222. Which of the following statements is true?A. B. C. D. E. This is a one tailed test of two dependent samples. This is a two tailed test of two independent samples. This is a one tailed test of two independent samples. These samples are matched. None of the above. 23. The correct Null and Alternative hypotheses areA. B. C. D. E. H0: µ1 – µ2 ? 0 and HA: µ1 – µ2 &gt, 0H0: µ1 – µ2 ? 0 and HA: µ1 – µ2 &lt, 0H0: µ1 – µ2 = 0 and HA: µ1 – µ2 &lt, 0H0: µ1 – µ2 = 0 and HA: µ1 – µ2 ? 0None of the above24. The correct value of the test statistic isA. -1. 49B. -4. 42C. 2. 56D. 1. 49E. none of the above25. The correct p-value isA. 0. 0681B. -0. 0681C. 0. 1362D. 0. 1616E. none of the above26. At ? = . 05A. we reject the null hypothesis. B. we fail to reject the null hypothesis. C. we can conclude that there is no significant difference between the mean operating times ofcordless toothbrushes manufactured by the two companies. Page 7 of 7D. Both A and CE. Both B and C27. If we were to construct a 95% confidence interval for the difference between the meanoperating times of cordless toothbrushes manufactured by Company 1and Company 2, we wouldexpectA. the upper and lower limits to both be negative. B. the upper and lower limits to both be positive. C. that zero is not included in the interval. D. that zero is included in the interval. E. None of the above

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