# PSY-3301 Chapter 7 MC Quiz

Question 1

5 out of 5 points

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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

Based on the above data, if an individual exercises 20 minutes daily, his predicted % body fat would be _________.

Question 2

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In the regression equation Y’ = X, the Y-intercept is _________.

Question 3

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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 _________.

Question 4

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

Question 5

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If = 0.0 the relationship between the variables is _________.

Question 6

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If bY is negative, higher values of X are associated with _________.

Question 7

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You go to a carnival and a sideshow performer wants to bet you $100 that he can guess your exact weight just from knowing your height. It turns out that there is the following relationship between height and weight.

Height (in)

60.0

62.0

63.0

66.5

73.5

84.0

Weight (lbs)

99

107

111

125

153

195

Should you accept the performers bet? Explain.

Question 8

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If the value of = 4.00 for relationship A and = 5.25 for relationship B, in which relationship would you have the most confidence in a particular prediction?

Question 9

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When using more than one predictor variable, _________ tells us the proportion of variance accounted for by the predictor variables.

Question 10

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

Question 11

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

Question 12

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Which of the following statements is(are) false?

Question 13

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For regression purposes,

Question 14

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If bY = 0, the regression line is _________.

Question 15

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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 16

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There is ________ between the sY½X and r.

Question 17

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If X and Y are transformed into z scores, and the slope of the regression line of the z scores is -0.80, what is the value of the correlation coefficient?

Question 18

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In a particular relationship N = 80. How many points would you expect on the average to find within ±1 of the regression line?

Question 19

5 out of 5 points

S (Y – Y’)2 represents _________.

Question 20

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What would you predict for the value of Y for the point where the value of X is ?