

MS 150 Statistic Quiz 4 Spring 2005 
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0.5 
What is the probability of a heads on a toss of a Sacagawea dollar? 
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0.167 
What is the probability of rolling a three on a sixsided die numbered from one to six? 
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0.5 
What is the probability of rolling an even number on a sixsided die numbered from one to six? 
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0.125 
What is the probability of rolling a three on an eightsided die numbered from one to eight? 
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median 
What should be used to report the "middle" of a discrete distribution using ordinal level data? 
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mean 
What should be used to report the "middle" of a set of measurements of the distances people travel to buy baked bread products? 
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[variable] 
What is underreporting? 
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sphere/ball* 
What was the shape suggested for a onesided die? 
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Optional bonus round: What is the name of the baby on the Sacagawea dollar? 
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History buff genius round: Why was the baby critically important to the mission Sacagawea was on, and hence the baby was included on the coin? 


*circle or round are too nonspecific. A coin is round but not onesided. Same is true for circle. 


Notes:Given that the first four questions were identical to last term's quiz, performance was unexpectedly poor. 


Quiz provides evidence of a general lack of studying, a number of students simply trying to coast through the course. 