# Question: 1 in order to investigate whether female students are more...

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1. In order to investigate whether female students are more likely to own an laptop computer than male students, a researcher selects a random sample of 4 undergraduates from each of the 164 majors at Utah State. She asks each student if they own a laptop or not and records the student's sex.

A. Is this study an experiment or observational study?

a. Observational study

b. Experiment

B. What are the individuals?

a. Male students

b. Female students

c. Undergraduate students

d. Graduate students

C. What is the sample?

a. All USU undergraduate students

b. The 164 majors at USU

c. The 656 students selected

d. Not enough information given

D. To what population would the results of this study apply?

a. All college students

b. All undergraduate students

c. All USU undergraduate students

d. All male USU undergraduate students

E. What is the sampling design?

a. Simple random sample

b. Stratified sample

c. Multistage sample

d. Voluntary response sample

F. For this situation, which is an example of undercoverage?

a. Graduate students who own a laptop

b. Students who don’t answer

c. Students who want a laptop

d. Students who use to own a laptop

e. Students that pretend to own a laptop

G. For this situation, which is an example of nonresponse?

a. Graduate students who own a laptop

b. Students who don’t answer

c. Students who want a laptop

d. Students who use to own a laptop

e. Students that pretend to own a laptop

H. For this situation, which is an example of response bias?

a. Graduate students who own a laptop

b. Students who don’t answer

c. Students who want a laptop

d. Students who use to own a laptop

e. Students that pretend to own a laptop