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Accuracy and Precision

Quiz by Ashley Brady

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19 questions
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  • Q1
    How would you describe student A's Data?
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    both accurate and precise
    neither precise or accurate
    precise but not accurate
    accurate but not precise
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  • Q2
    ______________ refers to how close the measurement is to the true or accepted value
    accuracy
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  • Q3
    ______________________ refers to how close a group of measurements are to each other
    precision
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  • Q4
    Accuracy is
    the closeness of a measurement to the true value.
    the closeness of measurements to each other
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  • Q5
    Precision is...
    how close a set of measurements are to each other
    the closeness of a measurement to the true value
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  • Q6
    Measurements will be close together and close to the accepted value.
    neither accurate or precise
    precise but not accurate
    accurate but not precise
    accurate & precise
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  • Q7
    Measurements will be close together, not close to the accepted value.
    accurate but not precise
    neither accurate or precise
    both accurate and precise
    precise but not accurate
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  • Q8
    Measurements will be random.
    precise but not accurate
    both accurate and precise
    neither accurate or precise
    accurate but not precise
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  • Q9
    If given the data set below determine if it is accurate/precise/both/neither: 32, 33, 32, 31 (Accepted value = 45)
    accurate but not precise
    both accurate and precise
    neither accurate or precise
    precise but not accurate
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  • Q10
    How would you describe student B's Data?
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    accurate but not precise
    precise but not accurate
    neither precise or accurate
    both accurate and precise
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  • Q11
    How would you describe student C's Data?
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    accurate but not precise
    accurate and precise
    precise but not accurate
    neither accurate or precise
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  • Q12
    If given the data set below determine if it is accurate/precise/both/neither: 7, 6, 6, 5 (Accepted Value = 6)
    both accurate and precise
    precise but not accurate
    neither accurate or precise
    accurate but not precise
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  • Q13
    If given the data set below determine if it is accurate/precise/both/neither: 119, 32, 21, 57 (Accepted value = 25)
    neither precise or accurate
    accurate but not precise
    precise but not accurate
    both accurate and precise
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  • Q14
    Romy's measurements: 6.02 m, 6. 04 m, 6.03 m Actual Value: 6.02 m How would you define her measurements?
    accurate but not precise
    precise but not accurate
    neither accurate or precise
    both accurate and precise
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  • Q15
    A carpentry teacher measured a board at 15.2cm. Three students measured the same board. What would these student mesaurements be considered?
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    both precise and accurate
    neither accurate or precise
    precise but not accurate
    accurate but not precise
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  • Q16
    Three different people weigh a standard mass of 2.00 g on the same balance. Each person obtains a reading of 7.32 g for the mass of the standard. These results imply that the balance that was used is ____.
    both accurate and precise
    neither accurate or precise
    precise but not accurate
    accurate but not precise
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  • Q17
    If a scale is not tarred (zeroed) before begining the lab, what is likely the results of the measurements?
    neither accurate or precise
    both accurate and precise
    precise but not accurate
    accurate but not precise
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  • Q18
    The piece of metal is 7.10 cm long. If a group of students recorded four different measurements of 7.00 cm, 7.00 cm, 7.10 cm, and 7.05 cm - how would you describe their measurements?
    precise but not accurate
    neither accurate or precise
    accurate but not precise
    both accurate and precise
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  • Q19
    Based on the data table below, which student is the most precise AND accurate in determining the melting point of sucrose?
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    Student A
    Student C
    Cannot be determined
    Student B
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