Chapter 3

Working with Your Data

Multiple Choice

Short Answer

Programming Exercises

Multiple Choice

1. Which DATA step will not overwrite a temporary SAS data set called TOYS?

a. DATA WORK.toys; SET WORK.toys; RUN;

b. DATA ‘c:\MySASLib\toys’; SET ‘c:\MySASLib\toys’; RUN;

c. DATA toys; SET toys; RUN;

d. None of the above

2. Which SAS statement can be used to read a SAS data set?

a. SET

b. INFILE

c. INPUT

d. All of the above

3. Which of the following assignment statements is valid for the numeric variable Score?

a. Score / 100;

b. Score = Score / 100;

c. Score = ‘Score’ / 100;

d. Score = ‘Score / 100’;

4. Given the following raw data and program, what will be the value of Total1 for the second observation in the resulting SAS data set?

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