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A is TRUE for a Wilcoxon’s rank-sum test. B is FALSE for a repeated measures t-test. A: Assumes that the data is skewed. B: Does not require assumptions of normality. A: Sample variance is used to estimate population variance. B: Assumes the data is skewed. A: Ranking reduces the effects of extreme outliers. B: Assumes the use of only interval scales. A: Does not require assumptions of normality. B: Sample variance is used to estimate population variance

Answer #1

A is TRUE for a Wilcoxon’s rank-sum test. B is FALSE for a
repeated measures t-test.
A: Assumes that the data is skewed. B: Does not require
assumptions of normality.
A: Sample variance is used to estimate population variance. B:
Assumes the data is skewed.
A: Ranking reduces the effects of extreme outliers. B: Assumes
the use of only interval scales.
A: Does not require assumptions of normality. B: Sample variance
is used to estimate population variance.

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H0: µD = 0 (the null hypothesis states that
the mean difference for the general population is zero). The data
consist of five observations, each with two measurements, A and B,
taken before and after a treatment. Assume the population of the
differences in these measurements are normally distributed.
Observation
A
B
1
1
3
2
3
4
3...

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(A)
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(B)
Only in matched pairs samples (dependent samples)
(C)
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(D)
As an alternative to the Kruskal-Wallis test
15. Which of the following test must be two-sided?
(A)
Wilcoxon Signed Rank
(B)
Kruskal-Wallis
(C)
Runs test
(D)
Sign test
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(A)
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(B)
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After
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Perform a repeated-measures ANOVA on these data to
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self-reports. Does this policy have long-lasting effects?
Higher stress scores are equal to higher stress levels. Make sure
to test assumptions as well.
Employee
Stress time1
Stress time2 Stress Score time3
A
22
21 21
B
24
25 23
C
15
14 17
D
17
22 18
E
21
20 21
F
22
18 16
G
17
20 23
1. State the independent...

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repeated-measures study using a sample of n = 10
participants. Based on this t value, what is the correct
decision for a two-tailed test?
a.
Reject the null hypothesis with α = .05 but not with
α = .01
b.
Reject the null hypothesis with both α = .05 and
α = .01
c.
Fail to reject the null hypothesis with both α = .05
and α = .01
d.
Cannot...

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t
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125 117 97 122 127 88 A random sample of n2 = 14 regions in western
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QUESTION 1
The samples are necessarily considered a dependent when
a.
repeated measures are made on the same subjects
b.
both groups consist of males
c.
both groups consist of 8th grade pupils
d.
any of the above is true
QUESTION 2
Observations are dependent when
a.
the same subjects have been used for both sets of
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b.
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c.
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d.
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