Discrete And Continuous Data

11 Questions
Data Quizzes & Trivia

Assesses and reinforces the student's understanding of the nature and differences of discrete and continuous data.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Discrete data is from qualities that can be
    • A. 

      Measured

    • B. 

      Counted

    • C. 

      Both

  • 2. 
    Continuous data is from qualities that can be
    • A. 

      Measured

    • B. 

      Counted

    • C. 

      Both

  • 3. 
    Which of these is NOT continuous data:
    • A. 

      A person's height each year

    • B. 

      The volume of water in a swimming pool each day

    • C. 

      Cars finished in a factory each day

    • D. 

      A person's weight on each birthday

  • 4. 
    Which of these is NOT discrete data:
    • A. 

      Height of a sunflower as measured each day

    • B. 

      How many students are absent from school each day

    • C. 

      How many widgets a business sell each day

    • D. 

      The number of people who drive through a red light each hour during rush hour

  • 5. 
    daily rainfall is an example of what sort of data:
    • A. 

      Discrete

    • B. 

      Continuous

  • 6. 
    the distance that a cyclist rides each day is what sort of data:
    • A. 

      Discrete

    • B. 

      Continuous

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Discrete

    • B. 

      Continuous

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    the average size of the avocado grown by my tree is continuous data:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The combined tonnage of mail passing each day through the local postal centre is discrete data:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The number of items passing each day through the local postal centre is discrete data:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False