# Total Quality Management 14

Objective Questions and Answers of MBA: Total Quality Management 14

Subject: Objective Questions and Answers of MBA: Total Quality Management 14

Part 14: Objective questions and answers of Total Quality Management

Q1. In anova, a factor is defined as the:

a) Dependent variable.

b) Independent variable.

c) Both (a) and (b)

d) None of these

Q2. Two events, a and b, are said to be independent if:

a) P(a ∩ b) = p(a).p(b)

b) P(a ∩ b) = p(a) + p(b)

c) P(a | b) = p(b)

d) P(b | a) = p(a)

Q3. A null hypothesis is rejected if the value of a test statistic lies in the:

a) Rejection region

b) Acceptance region

c) Both (a) and (b)

d) Neither (a) nor (b)

Q4. Analysis of variance is a statistical method of comparing the ______________ of several populations.

a) Standard deviations

b) Variances

c) Means

d) Proportions

Q5.in a study, subjects are randomly assigned to one of three groups: control, experimental a, or experimental b. After treatment, the mean scores for the three groups are compared. The appropriate statistical test for comparing these means is:

a) The correlation coefficient

b) Chi square

c) The t-test

d) The analysis of variance

Q6. Two factors are said to interact when

a) The simple main effects of one factor are not homogeneous across all levels of the other.

b) The simple main effects of one factor are homogeneous across the levels of the other.

c) There are neither main effects nor simple main effects.

d) There are no main effects.

Q7. What statistic is used to check the significance of the kruskal-wallis test?

a) Mean rank

b) Partial

c) T-value

d) Chi squared

Q8. Give the f test for the interaction effect of factors a and b.

a) F = (ssabb )/mse

b) F = (ssa)/mse + (ssb)/mse

c) F = (msa)/mse + (msb)/mse

d) F = (msab)/mse

Q9. In a factorial experiments, we

a) Test one factor at a time

b) Cannot estimate interactions

c) Test all possible combination of factor levels are tested

d) All of these

Q10. In a factorial design, a(an) ______________ between independent variables indicates that the effect of one independent variable is different at different levels of the other independent variable.

a) Main effect

b) Factorial effect

c) Interaction

d) Moderation

Q11. What is the sum of squares of the interaction (ab)?

a) 6.075

b) 39.48

c) 7.19

d) 3.89

Q12. You conduct a hypothesis test and you observe values for the sample mean and sample standard deviation when n = 25 that do not lead to the rejection of ho (null hypothesis). You calculate a p-value of 0.0667. What will happen to the p-value if you observe the same sample mean and standard deviation for a sample n>25?

a) Increase

b) Decrease

c) Stay the same

d) May either increase or decrease

Q13. Which of the following points are not true when conducting a multiple regression?

a) Multiple regression can be used to assess quadratic relationships

b) Data must be homogeneous for a multiple regression

c) Data must be normally distributed for multiple regression

d) Multiple regression can be used to assess linear relationships

Q14. The discrete random variable x has the probability function (k is a constant): answer question 8 – 10 based on the information given above. The value of k is:

a) 1 point

b) 1/18

c) 1/12

d) 1/6

Q15. The value of e[x] is:

a) 52/18

b) 28/9

c) 52/9

d) 28/18

Q16. When the k population means are truly different from each other, it is likely that the average error deviation:

a) Is relatively large compared to the average treatment deviations?

b) Is relatively small compared to the average treatment deviations.

c) Is about equal to the average treatment deviation.

d) Differ significantly between at least two of the populations.

Q17. ______________ Designs are research designs with more than one independent variable.

a) Simple

b) Monotonic

c) Factorial

d) Multi

Q18. In a factorial design, a(an) ______________ between independent variables indicates that the effect of one independent variable is different at different levels of the other independent variable.

a) Main effect

b) Factorial effects

c) Interaction

d) Collaboration

Q19. How would an interaction be indicated in a line graph? 2/5

a) As parallel lines

b) As intersecting lines

c) As overlapping lines

d) As diagonal lines

Q20. What is the effect of cache (mips)?

a) 40

b) 20

c) 10

d) 5

Part 14: Objective questions and answers of Total Quality Management