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Exercises and Projects for The Little SAS Book, Fifth Edition by Susan J. Slaughter, Lora D. Delwiche, Rebecca A. Ottesen

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CHAPTER 1

Getting Started Using SAS Software

Multiple Choice

Short Answer

Programming Exercises

Multiple Choice

  1.   Which of the following is not a comment in SAS?

a.   /* I am not a comment */

b.   * I am not a comment ;

c.   /* * I am not a comment; */

d.   All of the above are valid comments

  2.   What other term is appropriate for referring to a SAS data set?

a.   A column

b.   A row

c.   A table

d.   None of the above

  3.   Which of the following is a valid variable name?

a.   AbCdEfGhIjKlMnOpQrStUvWxYz

b.   %Change

c.   Debt-Ratio

d.   1stProcedure

  4.   In SAS data sets, missing numeric data are represented by which of the following?

a.   A single space

b.   A single period

c.   Any number of spaces

d.   Any of the above

  5.   How ...

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