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Lesson 10.1: Collecting Data: Asking Appropriate Questions



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

In a survey to determine information on the types of pets people own, which question would be the most appropriate?
a.
What type of pet do you have?

mc001-1.jpg Dog
mc001-2.jpg Cat
mc001-3.jpg Hamster
mc001-4.jpg Bird
mc001-5.jpg Other (Please specify):__________

b.
Do you have a pet dog or cat?

mc001-6.jpg Yes
mc001-7.jpg No

 

 2. 

Which question would be the most appropriate on a survey to determine people’s exercise habits?
a.
How often do you exercise?

mc002-1.jpg Never
mc002-2.jpg Once a week
mc002-3.jpg 2 - 3 times a week
mc002-4.jpg 4 - 6 times a week
mc002-5.jpg Everyday

b.
Do you exercise regularly?

mc002-6.jpg Yes
mc002-7.jpg No

 

 3. 

Which question would be the most appropriate on a survey to determine if teenagers get enough sleep?
a.
On average, do you get enough hours of sleep every night?

mc003-1.jpg Yes
mc003-2.jpg No
b.
On average, how many hours of sleep do you get each night?

mc003-3.jpg Less than 6 hours
mc003-4.jpg 7 - 8 hours
mc003-5.jpg 9 - 10 hours
mc003-6.jpg More than 10 hours

 

 4. 

Which question would be the most appropriate on a survey to determine how people feel about banning the use of cell phones while driving?
a.
Are you against banning the use of cell phones while driving?

mc004-1.jpg Yes
mc004-2.jpg No
b.
Do you think using cell phones while driving should be banned?

mc004-3.jpg Yes
mc004-4.jpg No

 

 5. 

Which question would be the most appropriate on a survey to determine whether students would like the school day to begin at 10 am?
a.
Do you think the school day should begin at 10 am?

mc005-1.jpg Strongly disagree
mc005-2.jpg Disagree
mc005-3.jpg Neither agree nor disagree
mc005-4.jpg Agree
mc005-5.jpg Strongly disagree

b.
Most students agree that the school day should begin at 10 am. Do you agree?

mc005-6.jpg Yes
mc005-7.jpg No
 



 
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