# Respond to questions Question 1 Using your GSS2016 data file in your SPSS progra

Respond to questions
Question 1
1. mean
2. median
3. mode
4. minimum
5. maximum
6. standard deviation
for the following variable: TVHOURS.
The results may not make much sense, but do not worry about it. This is to test that you are able to complete the SPSS procedures.
Question 2 (2 points)
Identify the dependent and independent variables in the following hypothesis. You may have to phrase the variables in your own words rather than looking for exact phrasing in the hypothesis.
Hypothesis:
Most terrorist attacks take place in low-income countries.
Question 3 (2 points)
Identify the dependent and independent variables in the following hypothesis. You may have to phrase the variables in your own words rather than looking for exact phrasing in the hypothesis.
Hypothesis:
As religious attendance increases, approval for abortion decreases.
Question 4 (2 points)
Identify the dependent and independent variables in the following hypothesis. You may have to phrase the variables in your own words rather than looking for exact phrasing in the hypothesis.
Hypothesis:
Doctors are less likely to recommend aggressive new treatment to African American than White patients.
Question 5 (2 points)
Identify the dependent and independent variables in the following hypothesis. You may have to phrase the variables in your own words rather than looking for exact phrasing in the hypothesis.
Hypothesis:
As the proportion of children receiving free lunches goes up, the overall performance of schools goes down.
Question 6 (1 point)
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Identify whether the variable is continuous or discrete: Occupation
discrete
) continuous
Question 7 (1 point)
Identify whether the variable is continuous or discrete: Income.
continuous
discrete
Question 8 (1 point)
Identify whether the variable is continuous or discrete: GPA.
continuous
discrete
Question 9 (1 point)
Identify whether the variable is continuous or discrete: Age.
discrete
) continuous
Question 10 (1 point)
Identify whether the following analyses are univariate or bivariate.
One in five U.S. adults (20%) live in a multigenerational household.
)bivariate
Univariate
Question 11
Identify whether the following analyses are univariate or bivariate.
One in five adults (21%) were raised in interfaith homes, compared with 79% of
adults who were raised in a single religious belief (either with a single parent, or with
2 parents who believed in a single religion).
O bivariate
(• univariate
Question 12 (1 point)
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Identify whether the following analyses are univariate or bivariate.
Mean personal income in 2016 was \$46,550, while median personal income in 2016
was \$31.099.
univariate
bivariate
Question 13
Identify whether the following analyses are univariate or bivariate.
Millennials are now the largest generation in the labor force-56% on millennials are
active in the labor force or looking for work, compared to 53% of Generation X. and
41% of Boomers.
O bivariate
univariate
Question 14 (1 point)
Identify whether the following analyses are univariate or bivariate.
54% of whites say the country needs to continue making changes to make blacks
equal to whites, while 69% of Hispanics, and 88% of blacks think so
bivariate
univariate
Question 15
Determine whether the hypothesis is supported using the Crosstab provided and the Epsilon/10-point
percentage rule.
Girls are more likely to like the color pink than boys
Pink
Blue
Girls
33%
67%
Boys
25%
75%
O Supported
Not Supported
Question 16 (2 points)
Determine whether the hypothesis is supported using the Crosstab provided and the Epsilon/10-point
percentage rule.
Whites are more likely to be Republican than Hispanics
White
Hispanic
Non-
Hispanic
Republican
55%
48%
Some other
party
45%
52%
not supported
) supported
Question 17
17 (2 points)
Determine whether the hypothesis is supported using the Crosstab provided and the Epsilon/10-point
percentage rule.
Belief in God decreases with education
Believe Less than high
in God school
High school College
Yes
85%
87%
84%
78%
No
15%
13%
16%
22%
supported
O not supported
Question 18 (1 point)
What is the level of measurement of the variable in the following question?
What age bracket best describes your age?
a 18-25
q26-35
q 36-50
951-65
q Over 65
nominal
interval-ratio
Question 19 (1 point)
What is the level of measurement of the variable in the following question?
What brand of car do you drive?
O ratio
ordinal
nominal
Question 20 (1 point)
What is the level of measurement of the variable in the following question?
How often do you eat out?
What is the level of measurement of the variable in the following question?
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How often do you eat out?
Never
Rarely
Occasionally
Frequently
/ ordinal
interval-ratio
nominal
Question 21 (1 point)
What is the level of measurement of the variable in the following question?
Do you agree of disagree with the following statement?
Neither
Strongly
agree
Agree
agree nor
disagree
Airline security makes me
feel safer when I fly.
( ordinal
O interval-ratio
Nominal
Question 22
What is the level of measurement of the variable in the following question?
Do you support the war in Irag?
q Strongly support
g Support somewhat
a Neither support nor do not support
q Do not support
( interval-ratio
nominal
/ ordinal
Question 23
Answer the following question with a phrase, a sentence, or a short explanation as needed (maximum 3
sentences).
What is validity?
Question 24 (2 points)
Answer the following question with a phrase, a sentence, or a short explanation as needed (maximum 3
sentences).
What is the difference between anonymity and confidentiality?
Question 25 (2 points)
Answer the following question with a phrase, a sentence, or a short explanation as needed (maximum 3
sentences).
What is the difference between a bar chart and a histogram?
Question 26 (2 points)
Answer the following question with a phrase, a sentence, or a short explanation as needed (maximum 3
sentences).
What is reliability?
Question 27 (2 points)
Answer the following question with a phrase, a sentence, or a short explanation as needed (maximum 3
sentences).
What does the interquartile range (IQR) measure?
Question 28 (10 points)
Analyze the information on the following graph, and criticize its construction based on the rules we
reviewed in Module 3. Think about how easy it would be for the general public to understand the
information. Also think about whether the graph is misleading in any way. If there is anything you would
have done differently, state so, and explain why.