# Classifying Data

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 1553  Settings  In the following questions, you are given a measurment and a set of classifications. Select the classification that you think is appropriate for the measurement.

• 1.
Number of absent students
• A.

Discrete

• B.

Continuous

• 2.
SAT score
• A.

Nominal

• B.

Ordinal

• C.

Interval

• D.

Ratio

• 3.
Time to complete assignment
• A.

Discrete

• B.

Continuous

• 4.
Number of people in a survey that own a smart phone
• A.

Continuous

• B.

Discrete

• 5.
Amount of rainfall during Hurricane Irene
• A.

Continuous

• B.

Discrete

• 6.
• A.

Nominal

• B.

Ordinal

• C.

Interval

• D.

Ration

• 7.
Ratings of superior, above average, average, below average, and poor for a blind date.
• A.

Nominal

• B.

Ordinal

• C.

Interval

• D.

Ratio

• 8.
Zip codes
• A.

Nominal

• B.

Ordinal

• C.

Interval

• D.

Ratio

• 9.
Distance traveled to school
• A.

Nominal

• B.

Ordinal

• C.

Interval

• D.

Ratio

• 10.
Lucky number
• A.

Nominal

• B.

Ordinal

• C.

Interval

• D.

Ratio

• 11.
Birth year
• A.

Nominal

• B.

Ordinal

• C.

Interval

• D.

Ratio

• 12.
Shoe size
• A.

Nominal

• B.

Ordinal

• C.

Interval

• D.

Ratio

• 13.
In a recent poll on car ownership and driving habits, the following data was collected. Check wich data items you think are discrete.
• A.

Gas mileage

• B.

Number of passengers

• C.

Distance driving to school

• D.

Model year

• 14.
In a recent poll on the prom, the following data was collected. Check wich data items you think are nominal.
• A.

Favorite song

• B.

Price of dress

• C.

Number of people in limo

• D.

Dinner choice

• 15.
If someone got a 780 on their SATs and someone else got a 390, we say the first person is twice as smart as the second.
• A.

True

• B.

False

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