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  • 1.  Statistics trivia

    Posted 01-20-2023 13:19

    By chance, has anyone put together a set of statistics trivia questions?  Perhaps something similar to Trivial Pursuit?  I am looking for a game to play at a chapter meeting.  My fall back is going to be to scape the crossword puzzles that periodically appear in Chance or Significance.


    Matthew Pocernich
    CoWy Chapter President

  • 2.  RE: Statistics trivia

    Posted 01-23-2023 10:11
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    Here is one example of a homework assignment I used for the first class meeting of a course on the history of statistics. Originally it was intended to make people go to the library, but (partly due to the assignment!) the web caught up with me. One student created a nice version of the answer to #8 that can be found on the web.
    Stephen Stigler​

    Stephen Stigler
    The University of Chicago


    Stat 367Assign 1-17.pdf   46 KB 1 version

  • 3.  RE: Statistics trivia

    Posted 01-23-2023 18:01
    Hey Matthew,
    The NC ASA Chapter leadership did this in the spring.
    So kudos to them, I'll DM you their emails.
    Best regards,

    Glen Wright Colopy
    DPhil Oxon
    Host | The Data & Science Podcast
    Head of Data Science | Alesca Life Tech Ltd

  • 4.  RE: Statistics trivia

    Posted 01-24-2023 11:58
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    The History of Statistics Special Interest Group shared the attached "group quiz" at their reception at JSM 2022.  I am happy to share answers on an individual basis.  The HoS SIG Twitter feed is a great resource.

    Kristofer Jennings
    MD Anderson Cancer Center