Test Your Knowledge

Quantitative Methods (Course T3/GR2)

Instructions: Choose an answer for each question and then click on the "Get Results" button at the end of the quiz.

1. A true, absolute zero exists for which level of measurement?

2. You spent 30% of your HR budget on benefits three years ago, 35% two years ago, and 40% last year. When was the most money spent on benefits?

3. What is the individual compa-ratio for an employee whose salary is 25,000 per year when the midpoint of the salary structure is 30,000?

4. How much interest will you earn on 2,500 in three years, if the interest rate is 6 percent, and the interest is compounded annually?

5. You have been given the task of examining the effect of a pay-for-performance project on employee productivity. You have obtained a “productivity rating score” for all program participants. Which of the following best describes your data?

6. Which of the following is true of distribution shapes for nominal data?

7. What is the mode for the following set of numbers?
15, 18, 13, 19, 25, 24, 26, 14, 25, 35, 12, 99, 54, 13, 22, 19 and 13


8. A range can best be described as which of the following?


9. In positively skewed distributions, the mean is usually which of the following?

10. What type of regression model does the following equation suggest?
          y = a + b1x1


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