Quantitative Methods

STAM4000 Final Test T1 2022
STAM4000 Final Test Assessment Description T1 2022
1. The Final Assessment only ONLINE for ALL students; on campus students must also do the
test online. Please read below.

Subject Code: STAM4000
Subject Name: Quantitative Methods
Assessment Title: Final Assessment
Assessment Type: In class timed test ONLINE for ALL students
Weighting: 40%
Total Marks: 40
Submission: During class time and ONLINE for ALL students.
Those students enrolled in on campus classes, will also
have their test ONLINE.
These students must discuss with
their lecturers:
If the Week 12 class will be on campus, where
students must bring a laptop to do their test
ONLINE in the classroom environment.
or
Off campus and ONLINE.
The lecture Zoom link to convert the on campus class to an
Online class for Week 12, is on the subject portal under
“Contacts”, beside the lecturer’s name.
Due Date: During the student’s enrolled WEEK 12 class time and
ONLINE for ALL students.

STAM4000 Final Test T1 2022
1. Extra information
ONE ATTEMPT PER STUDENT.
Students must attend their enrolled class as test access is linked to the enrolled
class list.
Zoom link is on the subject portal under “Contacts”.
Students must be on time for their enrolled Week 12 class.
There is a voluntary Webinar describing this test – students may check
Announcements for Webinar date/time. The Webinar will be recorded and
recording link posted in the announcements.
Test is OPEN BOOK.
For the WRITTEN QUESTIONS, only solutions typed in the solution box, can be
accepted.
ATTACHMENTS WILL NOT be accepted. Any student submitting an attachment
for a written question, will automatically receive 0 marks for that question.
Test is under Test conditions so NO communication between students – any
cheating will be penalised with a formal Academic Misconduct.
Only work submitted during test time is marked.
The Practice Quiz is NOT marked.
Assessment Description and weighting:
Duration:
1 hours and 30 minutes = 90 minutes
Total marks = 40
The following weightings per topic are subject to change without notice.
Week and corresponding estimated weightings in Final Test Assessment:
1. Data, sampling methods and summarization, 2 marks
2. Charts and descriptive statistics, 2 marks
3. Probability and discrete probability distributions, 2 marks
4. Continuous distributions, 2 marks
5. Sampling distributions, 4 marks
6. Not applicable
7. Confidence interval estimation, 8 marks
8. Hypothesis testing, 6 marks
9. Correlation and simple linear regression, 4 marks
10. Multiple linear regression and inference, 6 marks
11. Chi-square tests, 4 marks
Structure of Final Test Assessment, subject to change without notice:
o 4 Written questions
o 9 Single answer questions
Note: Students must have their
video on THEMSELVES for the entirety of their Test.
If a student does not have a working camera on their laptop, they are EXPECTED to join the
Zoom also on their mobile phone for the camera.
The camera must be ON THE STUDENT FOR THE ENTIRE TEST.

STAM4000 Final Test T1 2022
TEST IS DONE ONLINE AND UNDER TEST CONDITIONS.
ANY STUDENT WHO DOES ANY OF THE FOLLOWING, WILL HAVE THEIR STUDENT NUMBER
AND ENROLLED NAME RECORDED, WITH DETAILS SENT TO THE KBS Academic Integrity
Officer for a formal record of misconduct during a test:
LEAVES THE SCREEN WITHOUT NOTICE
HAS THEIR CAMERA OFF FOR ANY PERIOD
IS SEEN TO BE TALKING ON THE SCREEN
USE THER MOBILE PHONE FOR A CONVERSATION DURING THE TEST
IS SEEN TAKING A PHOTO OF THEIR SCREEN
The lecturer will be invigilating or supervising the entire Final Test Assessment.
When the test is to start, the lecturer will use the Chat function of Zoom to send all
students the test password.
The student then has 90 minutes to complete the test, in class, video on etc.
Any student wanting to leave the test because they finished early must:
Communicate this to their lecturer via chat
Submit the test
Stay on the Zoom until the lecturer has noted that the test has been submitted
The lecturer will then notify the student that they have permission to leave the test
early.
Communication during the Online Week 12 test is done via the Chat function of Zoom only.
Location: During Week 12 class time, and ONLINE for ALL students
2. Unable to sit the Week 12 Final Test during the student’s enrolled class:
Any student who cannot attend their Week 12 class, is asked to fill in a Special
Consideration form on KapLink within 3 days of their Week 12 class, explaining,
with supporting documentation, the reason why they cannot sit their test in their enrolled
time.
Administration will review the Special Consideration Form and decide whether to offer the
student a Supplementary Final Test. Otherwise, the student scores 0 for that test.
3. Hints on what to study for the Week 12 Test:
Try the Practice Quiz, under Assessments, Final Test, Practice Quiz. Multiple
attempts of the Practice Quiz are allowed and solutions per attempt are given to
students.
Study Lectures 1 to 11, inclusive – best to summarise these.
Watch Webinar of Final Test, link will be posted on the subject portal under
“Recordings”.
Redo lecture examples and supplementary exercises- solutions are on the portal
under “Weekly Materials”.
Final Test difficulty is like the Practice Quiz and Supplementary Exercises, but the
Final Test questions will be different.
Watch the lecture recordings – links in previous announcements/emails
STAM4000 Final Test T1 2022
4. What you need for the Test:
• Must be done on a PC or MAC – if your campus is open, you can use a KBS computer
to do the test during your class time,
you will need headphones.
• Cannot use a mobile phone, cannot use a tablet, cannot use an iPad
Use Google Chrome or Firefox as your Web Browser (no Safari or Internet Explorer,
please)
Note: Apple devices have Safari as the default web browser. Change this to
Chrome or Firefox – KBS online assessment does NOT work well with Safari or
Internet Explorer.
• Must have access to STAM4000 subject portal and good internet connection; if
needed, hotspot your phone or go to a location with good internet access for the
test.
• Your own lecture notes/summaries/scrap paper etc. Note: You CANNOT share your
notes during the test with another student.
• Bring your own calculator to the Test. Your calculator should have a power function
and a square root function. If you do not have a calculator, you may use a mobile
phone as a calculator or an online calculator.
NOTE: ANY STUDENT CAUGHT COPYING THE TEST WILL HAVE AN ACADEMIC
MISCONDUCT FORM SUBMITTED.
5. Need help for the test?
Go to MyKBS, My Academic Support, Academic Success Centre, Help from lecturers,
Business and Finance, Statistics