Math 7 Review (SP:1 - SP:5)
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by Karen McCutcheon
| 40 Questions
Note from the author:
Populations and Samples; Scatter plots
1
1 pt
Carlos is at a local car dealership on Saturday between the hours of 8:00 am and 10:00 am to survey people on the most popular car.

Is Carlos's sample biased or unbiased?

Drag the description below to the correct category.


  • He will ask everyone that enters the dealership for his or her favorite make of car
  • Biased Sample
  • Unbiased Sample
2
1 pt
Susan wants to know the favorite sport of students in her class.
  • She gives the student a number, puts all the numbers in a hat, draws 10 numbers, and surveys those selected students.
  • Biased Sample
  • Unbiased Sample
3
1 pt
Leslie wants to determine eating habits of people in her neighborhood.
  • She asks 80 people at a neighborhood fast food restaurant about the last meal they ate.
  • Biased Sample
  • Unbiased Sample
4
1 pt
Mary wants to determine the amount of time that 7th graders spend studying for their math exam.
  • She randomly selects 80 7th grade students to survey
  • Biased Sample
  • Unbiased Sample
5
1 pt
David wants to find out the favorite sport of boys in his school.
  • He asks all boys on the school basketball team what's their favorite sport.
  • Biased Sample
  • Unbiased Sample
6
1 pt
An unbiased sample is: (check all that apply)
representative of the population
not fair
selected at random
large enough to make informed decisions
7
1 pt
A biased sample is one that does not fairly represent the population.
True
False
8
1 pt
random sample - a sample in which each individual or object in the entire population does not have an equal chance of being selected.
True
False
9
1 pt
A sample is part of a population.
True
False
10
10 pts
Read the scenarios below.

Use the scenarios to categorize which choices best represent a population and which choices best represent a sample.

*A beverage company wants to see if people in the United States like their new logo.
*A famous rockband wants to see what what people, who bought their last album, think of their songs.
*Before a nation wide election, a polling place was trying to see who would win.
*A store owner wants to survey customers about their favorite toy.
*A mayor wants to see if the people in his town think he is doing a good job.

Drag the choices below to the correct category.

Does it represent a population or a sample?


  • The beverage company surveys every person in the United States
  • The band surveys a selection of 3,294 people who bought the album
  • The beverage company surveys a selection of shoppers from different states.
  • The store owner surveys all of the customers who buy toys
  • The band surveys every person who bought the album
  • A selection of voters of different ages are surveyed
  • 242 voters are randomly selected from the town
  • The residents of the entire town are selected
  • All the voters are selected
  • The store owner randomly selects customers throughout the day
  • Population
  • Sample
11
1 pt
Students in two homeroom classes were surveyed to find out their favorite foods.
Results are shown in the table below.
Answer the questions on your own paper. Then type in the answers to questions 12-15 below.

Table Link
12
1 pt
Use the table link in #11 to answer this question. In your answer, type only the number.

What percent of the students prefer ice cream as their favorite?
13
1 pt
Use the table link in #11 to answer this question. In your answer, type only the number.

What percent did not prefer pizza as their favorite?

14
1 pt
Use the table link in #11 to answer this question.

What percent prefer pizza or cheeseburger as their favorite?
15
1 pt
Use the table link in #11 to answer this question.

If there are 1170 students in the school, how many would you expect to choose potato chips as their favorite food?
16
1 pt
In a sample of voters in Harrisburg, 18 out of 25 favored creating a new shopping center. If 50,000 people vote in the next Harrisburg election, how many are likely to vote in favor of the new shopping center based on this sample?
17
1 pt
Suppose 2/7 of students in your homeroom class wore shorts to school today. How many students would you have to survey randomly, on average, in order to get 14 students who wore shorts to school?
18
1 pt
In a sample of people in the school district, 16 out of 25 favored building a new football stadium. If 6,000 people vote in the next local election, how many are likely to vote in favor of the new football stadium based on this sample?
19
1 pt
A candidate for student council wants to poll students to see how well his campaign is going. What collection method should he use to gather his information?
Polling random students in the library
Posting signs around school asking people to call him to voice their opinion
Polling every 5th student to enter the building in the morning
20
1 pt
In a recent poll to measure Hugo's progress in his election campaign, 74 out of 150 people in the random sampling support him in his efforts. What is the best conclusion based on the polls?
Hugo is in a close race
Hugo is going to win the election
Hugo is going to lose the election
21
1 pt
Describe the trend in the scatter plot. Click on the Link to see it.

#21 Scatterplot
positive
negative
no correlation

22
1 pt
Describe the trend in the scatter plot. Click on the Link to see it.

#22 Scatterplot

positive
negative
no correlation
23
1 pt
Describe the trend in the scatter plot. Click on the Link to see it.

#23 Scatterplot
positive
negative
no correlation
24
1 pt
Describe the trend in the scatter plot. Click on the Link to see it.

#24 Scatterplot
positive
negative
no correlation
25
1 pt
Describe the trend in the scatter plot. Click on the Link to see it.

#25 Scatterplot
positive
negative
no correlation
26
1 pt
Graph the data table below in a scatterplot.
Each column represents a point on the scatter plot.
The x axis represents the number of books.
The y axis represents the weight of the books.

Data Table Link
27
1 pt
Look at the scatterplot graph you made for question #26.
Describe the trend in your scatter plot
positive
no trend
negative
28
1 pt
Identify the data set as having a positive, a negative, or no correlation.

#28 a person's height and the person's shoe size
positive
negative
no correlation
29
1 pt
Identify the data set as having a positive, a negative, or no correlation.

#29 the age of a child and the amount of weekly allowance that the child receives
positive
negative
no correlation
30
1 pt
Identify the data set as having a positive, a negative, or no correlation.

#30 the distance one lives from school and the length of the school day
positive
negative
no correlation
31
1 pt
Identify the data set as having a positive, a negative, or no correlation.

#31 the average number of hours a child sleeps and the age of the child
positive
negative
no correlation
32
1 pt
Carmella made a scatter plot comparing the daily temperature and the number of people at a beach. Click on the link below and look at the scatter plots. Which of the three scatterplots most likely represents the data? Choose A, B, or C.

Scatter Plot Link
Scatter plot A
Scatter plot B
Scatter plot C
33
1 pt
Make a scatter plot of the data found in the link below. Answer question #34 to explain if there is a trend in your scatter plot.

Data Table
34
1 pt
Was there a trend in your scatter plot? If so, what was it?
35
1 pt
In a survey, a group of middle school students were randomly chosen and asked whether they would attend the school dance. Of these students, 65% said yes. If 52 students responded yes, how many students were surveyed?
36
1 pt
A candidate for city mayor wants to poll voters to see how well his campaign is going. What collection method should he use to gather his information?
Polling random grocery shoppers at the local market
Posting signs around town asking people to call in to voice their opinion
Calling a group of randomly selected registered voters
37
1 pt
An airline surveys passengers from a flight that is on time to determine if passengers on all flights are satisfied. This is a biased sample.
True
False
38
1 pt
A newspaper randomly chooses 100 names from its subscriber database and then surveys those subscribers to find out if they read the restaurant reviews. This is a biased sample.
True
False
39
1 pt
The manager of a bookstore sends a survey to 150 customers who were randomly selected from a customer list. This sample is not biased.
True
False
40
1 pt
A university has 30,600 students. In a random sample of 240 students, 20 speak three or more languages. Predict the number of students at the university who speak three or more languages.
Type only the number in your answer.
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