# PSY-3301 Chapter 7 MC Quiz (Set 3)

Question 1

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If r = 0.4582, sY = 3.4383, and sX = 5.2165, the value of bY = _________.

Question 2

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When the relation between X and Y is imperfect, the prediction of Y given X is _________.

Question 3

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If the regression equation for a set of data is Y’ = 2.650X + 11.250 then the value of Y’ for X = 33 is _________.

Question 4

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There is ________ between the sY½X and r.

Question 5

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S (Y – Y’) equals _________.

Question 6

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If the correlation between two sets of scores is 0 and one had to predict the value of Y for any given value of X, the best prediction of Y would be _________.

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Question 7

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When predicting Y, adding a second predictor variable to the first predictor variable X, will _______.

Question 8

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The higher the standard error of estimate is,

Question 9

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If = 57.2, = 84.6, and bY = 0.37, the value of aY = _________.

Question 10

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In multiple regression, if the second predictor variable correlates highly with the predicted variable, than it is quite likely that _________.

Question 11

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A researcher collects data on the relationship between the amount of daily exercise an individual gets and the percent body fat of the individual. The following scores are recorded.

Individual

1

2

3

4

5

Exercise (min)

10

18

26

33

44

% Fat

30

25

18

17

14

If an individual has 22% fat, his predicted amount of daily exercise is _________.

Question 12

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The assumption of homoscedasticity is that _________.

Question 13

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S (Y – Y’)2 represents _________.

Question 14

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Which of the following statements is(are) false?

Question 15

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For regression purposes,

Question 16

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If bY = 0, the regression line is _________.

Question 17

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During the past 5 years there has been an inflationary trend. Listed below is the average cost of a gallon of milk for each year.

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

$1.10

$1.23

$1.30

$1.50

$1.65

Assuming a linear relationship exists, and that the relationship continues unchanged through 1986, what would you predict for the average cost of a gallon of milk in 1986?

Question 18

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The regression equation most often used in psychology minimizes _________.

Question 19

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The symbol for the standard error of estimate when predicting Y given X is _________.

Question 20

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The primary reason we use a scatter plot in linear regression is _________.