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    Question 1 Multiple Choice
    In a stem and leaf plot of numbers with five digits, the stem has two digits. In the number, 42096, the leaf is:

    420
    209
    096
    426

    Question 2 Multiple Choice
    An advantage that a histogram has over a pie chart is that:

    When two categories are close in size, the difference in the size of the categories is easier to see with the histogram.
    The histogram is more attractive
    The histogram is easier to construct than the pie chart
    The histogram is usually used more often to depict budgets

    Question 3 Multiple Choice
    Which of the following graphical depictions of data represents cumulative frequencies?

    histogram
    frequency polygon
    ogive
    pie chart

    Question 4 Multiple Choice
    Which of the following is most useful when the decision maker wants to see running totals?

    histogram
    ogive
    frequency polygon
    Pareto chart

    Question 5 Multiple Choice
    Which of the following is mainly used to explore the relationship between two numerical variables?

    histogram
    ogive
    stem and leaf plot
    scatter plot

    Question 6 Multiple Choice
    Data that have been organized into a frequency distribution are called:

    grouped data
    distributed data
    ungrouped data
    frequented data

    Question 7 Multiple Choice
    Which of the following graphical depictions of data is a type of vertical bar chart?

    histogram
    frequency polygon
    ogive
    stem and leaf plot

    Question 8 Multiple Choice
    In a frequency distribution, which of the following is a running total of frequencies through the classes?

    relative frequency
    cumulative frequency
    class midpoint
    frequency

    Question 9 Multiple Choice
    Suppose the table below contains the four largest companies in a given industry and each company's respective annual sales (in $millions). If a pie chart were constructed to depict the sales of these companies, how many degrees would be in the "slice" of the pie for company C?

    90
    44
    56
    61

    Question 10 Multiple Choice
    Consider the following frequency distribution:

    What is the relative frequency of the 10-under 15 class?

    .307
    .545
    .182
    .239

    Question 11 Multiple Choice
    Which of the following is sometimes more difficult to interpret than other graphical depictions because the relative sizes of angles are hard to judge?

    pie chart
    triangle chart
    histogram
    ogive

    Question 12 Multiple Choice
    Which of the following is named after an Italian economist?

    Pareto chart
    Roman chart
    pizza pie chart
    Ogive graph

    Question 13 Multiple Choice
    It is recommended that the number of classes in a frequency distribution be between:

    6 and 20
    10 and 20
    5 and 15
    5 and 20

    Question 14 Multiple Choice
    Consider the following frequency distribution:

    What is the relative frequency for the class 20-under 30?

    .30
    12
    .425
    .40

    Question 15 Multiple Choice
    In a frequency distribution, which of the following is sometimes referred to as the class mark?

    relative frequency
    cumulative frequency
    class midpoint
    frequency

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