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 when using the VALIDVARNAME=V7 option?

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. What is the main ...

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