The SAS data set WORK.AWARDS is listed below:

fname points

Amy 2

Amy 1

Gerard 3

Wang 3

Wang 1

Wang 2

The following SAS program is submitted:

proc sort data = work.awards;

by descending fname points;

run;

Which one of the following represents how the observations are sorted?

A. Wang 3

Gerard 3

Wang 2

Amy 2

Wang 1

Amy 1

B. Wang 3

Wang 2

Wang 1

Gerard 3

Amy 2

Amy 1

C. Wang 3

Wang 1

Wang 2

Gerard 3

Amy 2

Amy 1

D. Wang 1

Wang 2

Wang 3

Gerard 3

Amy 1

Amy 2

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## 7 comments:

Answer: D

The sort order is descending fname and ascending points.

data awards;

input fname $ points;

cards;

Amy 2

Amy 1

Gerard 3

Wang 3

Wang 1

Wang 2

;

run;

proc sort data = awards;

by descending fname points;

run;

D. Wang 1

Wang 2

Wang 3

Gerard 3

Amy 1

Amy 2

ans is D bcz decending f.name within that ascending points.

Ans D

Answer is D.

D

D

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