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# Hypothesis Testing Quiz

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### What is a hypothesis in the context of statistics?

• A proven fact based on experimentation
• A subjective opinion without any basis
• A random assumption about the world
• An educated guess about something testable in the world around you (correct)
• ### What is the purpose of hypothesis testing in statistics?

• To determine the exact value of a population mean
• To prove that a hypothesis is always correct
• To test the results of a survey or experiment for meaningful results (correct)
• To eliminate the possibility of chance in experiments
• ### What is the one-sample t-test used for?

• To compare two independent samples
• To analyze the variance within a single sample
• To determine whether an unknown population mean is different from a specific value (correct)
• To test the correlation between two variables
• ### What type of data values are needed for a valid one-sample t-test?

<p>Independent, continuous, obtained via a simple random sample from the population</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is assumed about the population in a one-sample t-test?

<p>The population is assumed to be normally distributed</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What type of data values are needed for a valid one-sample t-test?

<p>Independent and continuous</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the purpose of hypothesis testing in statistics?

<p>To determine if results are valid by chance</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is assumed about the population in a one-sample t-test?

<p>It is normally distributed</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is a hypothesis in the context of statistics?

<p>An educated guess that is testable</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the one-sample t-test used for?

<p>To determine if an unknown population mean is different from a specific value</p> Signup and view all the answers

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