Try the following self-assessment questions. When you have decided on your answer, mouse over the answer button to check:

 

1. For each of the following features, say whether it applies to a Kruskal-Wallis Anova?

  • Parametric test. The answer is no
  • Numbers plugged into the formula for the statistic are frequencies . The answer is no
  • Numbers plugged into the formula for the statistic are based on ranks. The answer is yes
  • The statistic is a ratio of between- and within-sample variances . The answer is no
  • The statistic has two different degrees of freedom associated with it. The answer is no
  • Used for assessing the differences between more than two samples. The answer is yes
  • Used on related data. The answer is no
  • Uses a statistic called FThe answer is no
  • Uses a statistic called HThe answer is yes
  • Reject the null hypothesis if the calculated statistic is greater than the critical value of the statistic looked up in a table. The answer is yes
  • Reject the null hypothesis if P on the SPSS printout is less than 0.05.  The answer is yes