Question

Which of the following levels of measurement would lead a researcher to use a Chi-square to test the hypothesis?

A) Nominal

B) Ordinal

C) Interval

D) Ratio

Answer #1

Ans : **Nominal **

Determine which of the four levels of measurement (nominal,
ordinal, interval, ratio) is most appropriate. The rank of
contestants in a competition.
nominal
Interval
ratio
Ordinal

Which scale of measurement are the following examples (nominal,
ordinal, interval, or ratio)? Select the best answer.
Length or width of a room
a. nominal
b. ordinal
c. interval
d. ratio

1. Which chi-square-based measure of association has an upper
limit larger than 1 for different table sizes?
a. Pearson
b. phi
c. contingency coefficient C
d. Cramer's V
e. None of these are correct
2. Bivariate correlation analysis addresses a correlation of two
continuous variables measured on an interval or ratio scale.
True or False?
3. Both correlation and regression need what level of data?
a. nominal or ordinal
b. ordinal or interval
c. interval or ratio
d. nominal or...

The use of this type of scale of measurement uses a true zero
point which truly represents an absence of a specific
characteristic. a. Ordinal b. Interval c. Nominal d. Ratio

1. When is the Chi-square test not ideal?
A. To compare independent samples of ratio or interval level
data
B. To compare independent samples of ordinal or nominal level
data
C. When all cells within 2x2 tables have an observed value
greater than or equal to 10.
D. A & B

Levels of measurement (Choose Nominal, Ordinal, Interval or
Ratio for each of the following)
The order by which race cars finished a race.
The colors on a flag.
The amount of currency in your bank account.
The temperature outside.
The time it takes to drive to campus.
The weight of a plate of food.
The price of an option trading on the market.

2) Of the values for a chi-square test statistic listed below,
which one is likely to lead to rejecting the null hypothesis in a
test for independence?
a.
2.43
b.
0.87
c.
1.78
d.
40.45

Classify the variable as nominal-level, ordinal-level,
interval-level, or ratio-level measurement.
Shapes of swimming pools (circle, square, rectangle, kidney

For the in parts A through E, choose the highest level of
measurement (or cannot be determine).
A. Temperature of refrigerators ---
Nominal
Ratio
Cannot determine
Interval
Ordinal
B. Horsepower of race car engines ---
Ordinal
Interval
Nominal
Cannot determine
Ratio
C. Marital status of school board members ---
Interval
Nominal
Ordinal
Cannot determine
Ratio
D. Ratings of televisions programs (poor, fair, good,
excellent) ---
Ordinal
nominal
Interval
Cannot determine
Ratio
E. Ages of children enrolled in a daycare
Ordinal
nominal
Interval
Cannot determine...

Determine the level of measurement of the following data set:
The ages (in years) of 6 students in a high school: {15, 15, 17,
17, 17, 18}
A.
Nominal
B.
Ordinal
C.
Interval
D.
Ratio

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