Q 3

Which of the following smoothing constants would make an exponential smoothing forecast equivalent to a naive forecast?
A)0
B)1 divided by the number of periods
C)0.5
D)1.0

Q 4

The time series pattern showing an alternating sequence of points below and above the trend line lasting more than one year is the
A)trend pattern
B)seasonal pattern
C)trend and seasonal pattern
D)cyclical pattern

Q 5

The time series pattern that reflects repeating variability within a single year is called the
A)trend pattern
B)seasonal pattern
C)trend and seasonal pattern
D)cyclical pattern