Prof. Kihoon Kim Oct. 10, 2012

F-MBA SQA Final Exam

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FMBA SQA Final Exam

Prof. Kihoon Kim Oct. 10, 2012

1. Multiple and True/False Questions (10 points) Please circle the right answer for the questions below. Each question is assigned 2.5 points. 1. The sample mean of population 1 is smaller than that of population 2. If we are interested in testing whether the mean of population 1 is significantly smaller than the mean of population 2, the a. null hypothesis should state µ1 − µ2 < 0 b. null hypothesis should state µ1 − µ2 ≤ 0 c. alternative hypothesis should state µ1 − µ2 < 0 d. alternative hypothesis should state µ1 − µ2 > 0 ANSWER: c

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A Type I error is committed when a. a true alternative hypothesis is not accepted b. a true null hypothesis is rejected c. the critical value is greater than the value of the test statistic d. sample data contradict the null hypothesis ANSWER: b In determining an interval estimate of a population mean when σ is unknown, we use a t distribution with a. n − 1 degrees of freedom

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b. c. d. ANSWER: 4.

n degrees of freedom

n − 1 degrees of freedom n degrees of freedom c

The purpose of statistical inference is to provide information about the a. sample based upon information contained in the population b. population based upon information contained in the sample c. population based upon information contained in the population d. mean of the sample based upon the mean of the...

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