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## SAS A00-231 Sample Questions:

**01. Given the SAS data set WORK.INPUT:**

**The following SAS program is submitted:**

**How many observations will be in data set WORK.ONE?**

**Enter your numeric answer in the space below.**

**Determine whether the given solution is correct?**

**a)**Incorrect

**b)**Correct

**02. Given the SAS data set WORK.ONE:**

**The following SAS program is submitted:**

**What value will SAS assign to Total?**

**a)**3

**b)**1.6

**c)**The program fails to execute due to errors.

**d)**4.8

**03. This project will use the data set sashelp.shoes.**

**Write a SAS program that will:**

**Set the value of SalesRange to the following:**

**Run the program, then use additional SAS procedures to answer the following questions:**

**How many observations are classified into the “Lower” group?**

**Determine whether the given solution is correct?**

**a)**Correct

**b)**Incorrect

**04. This project will work with the following program:**

data work.lowchol work.highchol;

set sashelp.heart;

ifcholesterollt 200 output work.lowchol;

ifcholesterolge 200 output work.highchol;

if cholesterol is missing output work.misschol;

run;

**This program is intended to:**

**Fix the errors in the above program. There may be multiple errors in the program. Errors may be syntax errors, program structure errors, or logic errors. In the case of logic errors, the program may not produce an error in the log. After fixing all of the errors in the program, answer the following questions:**

**How many observations are in the work.highchol data set?**

**Determine whether the given solution is correct?**

**a)**Incorrect

**b)**Correct

**05. This project will work with the following program:**

**This program is intended to:**

**Fix the errors in the above program. There may be multiple errors in the program. Errors may be syntax errors, program structure errors, or logic errors. In the case of logic errors, the program may not produce an error in the log. After fixing all of the errors in the program, answer the following questions:**

**How many observations are in the work.lowchol data set?**

**Determine whether the given solution is correct?**

**a)**Correct

**b)**Incorrect

**06. The following SAS program is submitted:**

**What is the value of Char2?**

**a)**23

**b)**34

**c)**345

**d)**2345

**Q7: The following SAS program is submitted:**

**Which one of the following PRINT procedure steps correctly applies the format?**

**a)**proc print data = SASUSER.CLASS;

**b)**proc print data = SASUSER.CLASS;

**c)**proc print data = SASUSER.CLASS format = score.;

**d)**proc print data = SASUSER.CLASS format = score;

**08. This project will use the data set sashelp.shoes.**

**Write a SAS program that will:**

**Run the program, then use additional SAS procedures to answer the following questions:**

**What is the mean value of observations in the “Middle” group?**

**Round your answer to the nearest whole number.**

**Determine whether the given solution is correct?**

**a)**Incorrect

**b)**Correct

**09. This project will use data set sashelp.shoes.**

**Write a SAS program that will:**

**Run the program and answer the following questions:**

**What is the value of the product variable in observation 148?**

**Determine whether the given solution is correct?**

**a)**Correct

**b)**Incorrect

**10. This project will use data set sashelp.shoes.**

**Write a SAS program that will:**

**Sort the sashelp.shoes data set:**

**Run the program and answer the following questions:**

**What is the value of the Region variable in observation 130?**

**Determine whether the given solution is correct?**

**a)**Incorrect

**b)**Correct

## Answers:

Question: 1 | Answer: b | Question: 2 | Answer: d |

Question: 3 | Answer: a | Question: 4 | Answer: b |

Question: 5 | Answer: a | Question: 6 | Answer: d |

Question: 7 | Answer: b | Question: 8 | Answer: b |

Question: 9 | Answer: a | Question: 10 | Answer: b |

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