Fall Semester 2003


Final Exam: Sample questions.
For this exam we want:

  1. to make sure you've read the book and can use it.

  2. and worked through all the QuizSite exercises.

So here are some sample questions from the book:

  1. Page 161, questions 1-8.
  2. Page 201, questions 1-2.
  3. Page 250, questions 1-3.
  4. Page 290, questions 3, 5.
  5. Page 326, questions 1-6.
  6. Page 400, questions 1, 4.
  7. Page 462, question 5.
  8. Page 496, questions 1, 2.

  9. Briefly describe the principles behind Hypothesis Testing (pp. 216-217).
  10. Briefly describe the assumptions behind the regression model (p. 310).
  11. What's the usefulness of a Scatterplot Matrix (pp. 324-325)
  12. Describe a case study presented in class in which multiple regression was used (p. 350). State the case, the plan of action, and the conclusions of your analysis.
  13. What's the basic purpose of the analysis of variance procedure (ch. 10)?
  14. Mention one benefit of studying time series and some of the techniques used (ch. 11).
  15. Mention some of the kinds of charts used in quality control (ch. 12) and the relative benefits (or goals) of each (ch. 12).

Last updated: Dec 10, 2003, by Adrian German (for A113)