# A testing service has 1000 raw scores

Question 1

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A testing service has 1000 raw scores. It wants to transform the distribution so that the mean = 10 and the standard deviation = 1. To do so, _________.

Question 2

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An economics test was given and the following sample scores were recorded:

Individual

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

Score

12

12

7

10

9

12

13

8

9

8

The z score for individual D is _________.

Question 3

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If you transformed a set of raw scores, and then added 15 to each z score, the resulting scores _________.

Question 4

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A stockbroker has kept a daily record of the value of a particular stock over the years and finds that prices of the stock form a normal distribution with a mean of $8.52 with a standard deviation of $2.38.

What percentage of the distribution lies between $5 and $11?

Question 5

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The standard deviation of the z distribution equals _________.

Question 6

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On a test with a population mean of 75 and standard deviation equal to 16, if the scores are normally distributed, what percentage of scores fall below a score of 83.8?

Question 7

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If a distribution of raw scores is negatively skewed, transforming the raw scores into z scores will result in a _________ distribution.

Question 8

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On a test with a population mean of 75 and standard deviation equal to 16, if the scores are normally distributed, what is the percentile rank of a score of 56?

Question 9

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Would you rather have an income (assume a normal distribution and you are greedy) _________.

Question 10

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S(z – μz) equals _________.

Question 11

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A stockbroker has kept a daily record of the value of a particular stock over the years and finds that prices of the stock form a normal distribution with a mean of $8.52 with a standard deviation of $2.38.

The percentile rank of a price of $13.87 is _________.

Question 12

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A testing bureau reports that the mean for the population of Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores is 500 with a standard deviation of 90. The scores are normally distributed.

The proportion of scores between 300 and 400 is _________.

Question 13

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A distribution of raw scores is positively skewed. You want to transform it so that it is normally distributed. Your friend, who fancies herself a statistics whiz, advises you to transform the raw scores to z scores; that the z scores will be normally distributed. You should _________.

Question 14

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How much would your income be if its z score value was 2.58?

Question 15

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An economics test was given and the following sample scores were recorded:

Individual

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

Score

12

12

7

10

9

12

13

8

9

8

The mean of the distribution is _________.

Question 16

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The normal curve is _________.

Question 17

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A distribution has a mean of 60.0 and a standard deviation of 4.3. The raw score corresponding to a z score of 0.00 is _________.

Question 18

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Which of the following z scores represent(s) the most extreme value in a distribution of scores assuming they are normally distributed?

Question 19

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If a population of scores is normally distributed, has a mean of 45 and a standard deviation of 6, the most extreme 5% of the scores lie beyond the score(s) of _________.

Question 20

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You have just received your psychology exam grade and you did better than the mean of the exam scores. If so, the z transformed value of your grade must