# Chapter 1. Introduction to Tests of Significance: The Basics

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### Question 1.1

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Incorrect. We test claims about the value of the parameter in a test of significance
Correct. We test claims about the value of the parameter in a test of significance
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### Question 1.2

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Incorrect. If the difference between the observed value of the statistic and the claimed value of the parameter is much larger than it should be due to chance, then we declare the difference to be statistically significant.
Correct. If the difference between the observed value of the statistic and the claimed value of the parameter is much larger than it should be due to chance, then we declare the difference to be statistically significant.
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### Question 1.3

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Correct.
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### Question 1.4

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Incorrect. The judge declared the observed effect to be "statistically significant," meaning that the promotion rate for Hispanics was significantly lower than the overall FBI promotion rate.
Correct. The judge declared the observed effect to be "statistically significant," meaning that the promotion rate for Hispanics was significantly lower than the overall FBI promotion rate.
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### Question 1.5

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Incorrect. The probability is 0.0002 which is very low.
Correct. The probability is 0.0002 which is very low.
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