# Quiz 23: Appendix F Ordinal Level Tests of Association

Criminal Justice

Q 1Q 1

Somers' d is actually created from another statistic; that statistic is:
A)Pearson's r
B)Gamma
C)Uncertainty Coefficient (U)
D)Phi

Free

Multiple Choice

B

Q 2Q 2

In general,ordinal measures of association tend to provide an inaccurate estimate of the real relationship when:
A)the sample size is very large
B)the data are measured at the ordinal level
C)there are many ties in the data
D)all of the above

Free

Multiple Choice

C

Q 3Q 3

While the Gamma statistic has other problems,which of the answers below is an advantage of Gamma:
A)expressly designed for 2 X 2 tables
B)it uses interval level data
C)it calculates asymmetric relationships
D)it has a PRE interpretation

Free

Multiple Choice

D

Q 4Q 4

Which of the following is the best interpretation of a significant Somers' d with a value of .30?
A)9% of the variance in the dependent variable is explained
B)9% of the variance in the independent variable is explained
C)15% of the variance in the independent variable is explained
D)30% of the variance in the dependent variable is explained

Free

Multiple Choice