Saint GBA327 module 8 Exam 3 2016
Question 1:
In a database, the things for which information is stored and maintained are called:
fields.
measurements.
entities.
attributes.
Question 2. Question :
Which option in Risk Solver Platform allows you to choose the number of times random values can be generated for the uncertain cells in the model?
Trials per Simulation
Simulations to Run
Only Run
Sim. Random Seed
Question 3. Question :
What is a database?
A collection of related files
Simply a collection of data
A data file holding a single file
Flat files used to store data
Question 4. Question :
During which phase in problem solving is a formal model often developed?
Analyzing the problem
Structuring the problem
Defining the problem
Implementing the solution
Question 5. Question :
Which of the following is an example of a measure of continuous metrics?
Four errors revealed in an invoice
A delivery delayed by seven days
Weight and volume of a sheet of steel
Three incomplete orders on a day
Question 6. Question :
Which of the following is a parameter in the Normal Distribution Dialog of the Risk Solver Platform?
Maximum value
Minimum value
Most likely value
Mean
Question 7. Question :
Which of the following inputs of a decision model is an example of data?
Estimated consumer demand
Inflation rates
Costs
Investment allocations
Question 8. Question :
Which of the following ways would × /100  73 be represented in an Excel spreadsheet?
10(2) * 5(3) / 100 ^ 73
10(2) ^ 5(3) / 100  73
10^2 * 5^3 / 100  73
10*2 ^ 5*3 / 100  73
Question 9. Question :
Monte Carlo sampling differs from Latin Hypercube sampling in that the Monte Carlo sampling:
results in a more even distribution of output values.
uses the entire range of the distribution in a more consistent manner.
selects random variates independently over the entire range of possible values of the distribution.
uses an uncertain variable whose probability distribution is divided into intervals of equal probability.
Question 10. Question :
Which of the following questions will prescriptive analytics help a company address?
How many and what types of complaints did they resolve?
What is the best way of shipping goods from their factories to minimize costs?
What do they expect to pay for fuel over the next several months?
What will happen if demand falls by 10% or if supplier prices go up 5%?
Question 11. Question :
Identify the uncontrollable variable from the following inputs of a decision model.
Investment returns
Machine capacities
Staffing levels
Intercity distances
Question 12. Question :
In the ________ method, the distance between groups is defined as the distance between the closest pair of objects, where only pairs consisting of one object from each group are considered.
Ward's linkage clustering
single linkage clustering
divisive clustering
average group linkage clustering
Question 13. Question :
Divisive clustering method is different from agglomerative clustering methods in that divisive clustering methods:
can only have a pair of subjects in each cluster.
separate objects into a particular cluster in one step.
separate n objects successively into finer groupings.
can only have a single subject in each cluster.
Question 14. Question :
________ is the ratio of the number of transactions that include all items in the consequent as well as the antecedent to the number of transactions that include all items in the antecedent.
Lift
Logit
Support for the association rule
Confidence of the association rule
Question 15. Question :
The weights for determining the discriminant functions are determined by:
assessing the number of outliers that are present in each group.
calculating the distance between the two closest observations in each group.
measuring the closeness between predictor values of each set.
maximizing the betweengroup variance relative to the withingroup variance.
Question 16. Question :
In classification, which of the following would be considered as a categorical variable of interest for a credit approval decision for a requester?
Age of the requester
Income of the requester
Revolving balance of the requester
Reject or accept credit approval
Question 17. Question :
Logistic regression is different from discriminant analysis in that logistic regression:
does not predict the weights.
sets observation into predefined classes.
does not depend on assumptions.
depends on assumptions such as normalization of independent variables.
Question 18. Question :
Which of the following is true of association rule mining?
It develops analytic models to describe the relationship between metrics that drive business performance.
It identifies attributes that occur frequently together in a given data set.
It seeks to classify a categorical outcome into one of two or more categories.
It is a data reduction technique that reduces large information into smaller heterogeneous groups.
Question 19. Question :
Which of the following is included in the data mining approach of data exploration and reduction?
Analyzing data to predict how to classify a new data element
Identifying groups in which the elements of the groups are in some way similar
Creating rules for target marketing based on association of variables
Developing analytic models to describe the relationship between metrics
Question 20. Question :
The strength of the association rule, known as lift, is calculated as the ratio of the:
sum of the antecedents and the consequents to the antecedents.
antecedents to the consequents.
support to the confidence level.
confidence to expected confidence.
Question 21. Question :
The ________ algorithm is a classification scheme that attempts to find records in a database that are similar to one we wish to classify.
linear regression
logistic regression
kNearest Neighbors
discriminant analysis
Question 22. Question :
________ is a collection of techniques that seek to group or segment a collection of objects or observations into subsets, such that those within each subset are more closely related to one another than objects assigned to different subsets.
Association rule mining
Discriminant analysis
Cluster analysis
Logistic regression
Question 23. Question :
Twoway data tables can evaluate only one output variable.
True
False
Question 24. Question :
The accuracy of the model on the test data gives a realistic estimate of the performance of the model on completely unseen data.
True
False
Question 25. Question :
In cluster analysis, the objects within clusters should exhibit a high amount of dissimilarity.
True
False

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