10 problems

10 problems

Question 11 pts

TRUE/FALSE: Pie charts function best best when used to depict the share of a single category against all other categories for a qualitative variable.

True
False

 

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Question 21 pts

TRUE/FALSE: The particular graphical data display below (originally appearing on an Indian News site) contains some sort of error (either unintentional error or intentional distortion).

Source: http://junkcharts.typepad.com/junk_charts/2013/11/light-entertainment-when-up-is-down.html (Links to an external site.)

https://canvas.eee.uci.edu/assessment_questions/74722/files/456659/download?verifier=LpIaRsia5IhFXCBBd6jVPij5fRZxGoNgduqyRAiH

True
False

 

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Question 31 pts

According to the blog “ExcelCharts.com” the chart below on the bottom is an improvement over the original chart from Time Magazine (below on the top). In what specific ways is the chart at bottom superior to the original chart at top? (CHECK ALL THAT ARE CORRECT)

Source: http://www.excelcharts.com/blog/redraw-troops-vs-cost-time-magazine/ (Links to an external site.)

https://canvas.eee.uci.edu/assessment_questions/74720/files/456657/download?verifier=w2MESKPJs6bS8SkU77iZ5mgLwg49CQRcshbsOq70

Avoids use a truncated axis for number of troops
Provides users with a summary of the major message of the graph
Avoids confusing abbreviations like “bl” for billion
Provides more information about the original source of the data
Presents the data in an obviously simpler fashion than the original

 

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Question 41 pts

TRUE/FALSE: By default, anyone in the world can view and comment on a Google Drawing that you have saved to your Google Drive.

True
False

 

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Question 51 pts

TRUE/FALSE: A pie chart would be an appropriate chart type for a qualitative (nominal) variable with six categories.

True
False

 

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Question 61 pts

TRUE/FALSE: A histogram would be an appropriate chart type for plotting the percent of the total in each of six categories for a qualitative (nominal) variable.

True
False
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