SAS Training Self-Assessment

Creating Reports and Graphs with SAS Enterprise Guide

Select the best answer for each question. When you are finished, click Submit Quiz.

  1. Which variable attribute is optional?

     a.   type
     b.   name
     c.   length
     d.   format

  2. How does SAS store the date January 1, 1961?

     a.   366 (numeric)
     b.   01011961 (numeric)
     c.   01/01/1961 (character)
     d.   01JAN1961 (character)

  3. What happens to the physical data when a data source is added to a project?

     a.   The data is copied and saved in the project.
     b.   A shortcut to the data is created in the project.
     c.   It is linked to the project through the DATASOURCE= option.
     d.   It is deleted from its current location and added to the project library.

  4. What happens when data is accessed via the Import Data task?

     a.   A new project is generated.
     b.   The original data is deleted.
     c.   A new SAS data set is created.
     d.   An IMPORTDATA statement is generated.

  5. What can be used to modify the way that data values are displayed?

     a.   alias
     b.   label
     c.   format
     d.   function

  6. Which tasks are used to calculate averages within groups?

     a.   Calculate and Group
     b.   Summarize and Select
     c.   Import Data and Statistics
     d.   Query Builder and Summary Tables

  7. Which items can be included in a project?

     a.   SAS programs and reports only
     b.   SAS programs, tasks, and notes only
     c.   SAS programs, tasks, and reports only
     d.   SAS programs, tasks, reports, and notes

  8. Which data source cannot be used as an input data source for the Query Builder?

     a.   text files
     b.   SAS data sets
     c.   Microsoft Excel or Access
     d.   DBMS tables (such as Oracle or DB2)

  9. What is the default join type when joining tables in the Query Builder?

     a.   matching rows only
     b.   all rows from both tables
     c.   all rows from the left table
     d.   all rows from the right table