William H. Knapp III

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1. When are my office hours?
MW from 8-10.
MW from 1-3.
TR from 8-10.
TR from 1-3.
F from 1-3.

2. Where are my office hours?
The cafeteria.
Our classroom.
Room 1013 West Campus.
Room 1013 East Campus.

3. This class has a textbook you must purchase.
True.
False.

4. How many points is each exam worth?
25.
50.
100/n, where n=number of tests.
100.

5. How many points is each homework assignment worth?
25.
50.
100/n, where n=number of homework assignments.
100.

6. What program will we be using to calculate our statistics?
MatLab.
R.
SAS.
SPSS.

7. When should the homework and study guides be completed?
After the class in which we cover the material in the study guides and homework.
Before the class in which we cover the material in the study guides and homework.
During the class in which we cover the material in the study guides and homework.

8. Let's say you received the following grades: Exam 1=67, Exam 2=84, Exam 3=95, Homework 76. If you got an 80 on the final, what grades would be replaced?
Exam 1.
Homework.
Exam 1 & Homework.
All of the grades.
None of the grades.

9. Let's say you received the following grades: Exam 1=67, Exam 2=84, Exam 3=95, Homework 76. If you got an 60 on the final, what grades would be replaced?
Exam 1.
Homework.
Exam 1 & Homework.
All of the grades.
None of the grades.

10. The final is mandatory.
True.
False.

11. How many hours of research are you supposed to participate in?
1 hour.
2 hours.
3 hours.
4 hours.
5 hours.

12. If you don't participate in enough research, what happens?
Your grade goes down a full letter (e.g. from A to B).
Your grade goes down 2/3rds of a letter (e.g. from a B+ to a B-).
Your grade goes down 1/3rd of a letter (e.g. from a C to a C-).
Nothing.

13. If you are caught cheating or plagiarizing on an assigment or exam, what is the minimum penalty?
0 credit for that assignment.
Half credit for that assignment.
An F in the course.
Expulsion from the university.

14. If you turn in your homework after the deadline what happens?
You get 0% for that assignment.
You get 50% for that assignment.
You get 50% of whatever score you would have received if you turned it in on time.
The assignment counts with no penalty.

15. What is statistics?
A branch of mathematics concerned with describing data.
A branch of mathematics concerned with drawing inferences from data.
A branch of mathematics concerned with describing and drawing inferences from data.

16. Which of the following statements are true? Check all that apply.
Doing well in statistics can help you get into a good graduate school.
Doing well in statistics can help you get a job outside of psychology.
Understanding statistics can help you predict the future.
Understanding statistics will allow you to know the future.

17. Physicists use statistics to determine whether elusive particles like the Higg's Boson exists.
True.
False.

18. If I told you that the average score on my last exam was a 74, what type of statistic is that?
Descriptive.
Inferential.

19. If I told you that some politician had an 87% chance of winning based on random sampling, what type of statistic is that?
Descriptive.
Inferential.

20. Statistics are used in day to day life more than calculus.
True.
False.