Descriptive Data Analysis: Question Preview (ID: 9135)

Below is a preview of the questions contained within the game titled DESCRIPTIVE DATA ANALYSIS: Review Of Chapter 10 In Research In Education .To play games using this data set, follow the directions below. Good luck and have fun. Enjoy! [print these questions]

Play games to reveal the correct answers. Click here to play a game and get the answers.

What do you call a body of mathematical techniques or processes for gathering, organizing, analyzing and interpreting numerical data?
a) statistics
b) reliability
c) correlation
d) validity

Which type of tests are sometimes known as distribution free tests and do not rest on the assumption of normally distributed populations?
a) Parametric tests
b) Ratio-scaled tests
c) Nonparametric tests

True or False: Descriptive statistical analysis limits generalization to the particular group individuals observed.
a) True
b) False

Which measure of spread or dispersion is simply the difference between the highest and lowest scores?
a) variance
b) standard deviation
c) range
d) mean

What is the mode of this distribution: 1,4,4,6,3,1,4,6?
a) 6
b) 4
c) 1
d) 5

Would a person's intelligence tend to be positively or negatively correlated to his or her academic achievement?
a) Positively
b) Negatively

A stanine is a standard score that divides the normal curve into how many parts?
a) ten
b) nine
c) five
d) two

Which is the term that refers to the scores of individuals that do not seem to fit in with the rest of the sample due to their extreme nature?
a) spread
b) coefficients
c) outliers

True or False: A test is said to be reliable to the degree that it measures accurately and consistently, yielding comparable results when administered a number of times.
a) true
b) false

Do you agree or disagree with this statement: Statistics is a means, never an end, of research?
a) Agree
b) Disagree

Play Games with the Questions above at
To play games using the questions from the data set above, visit and enter game ID number: 9135 in the upper right hand corner at or simply click on the link above this text.

Log In
| Sign Up / Register