Discrete Vs Continuous Quiz

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Discrete Vs Continuous Quiz

Data can be described in two ways, and this can be either discrete or continuous. Discrete data can take on only integer values, whereas continuous data can take on any value. The Discrete vs continuous quiz below is designed to assess and reinforce the student's understanding of the nature and differences of discrete and continuous data. Give it a try and see how well you understand it!


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

      Measured

    • B. 

      Counted

    • C. 

      Both

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    daily rainfall is an example of what sort of data:
    • A. 

      Discrete

    • B. 

      Continuous

  • 4. 
    the distance that a cyclist rides each day is what sort of data:
    • A. 

      Discrete

    • B. 

      Continuous

  • 5. 
    the number of times that a cyclist rides over 45 km each day is what sort of data:
    • A. 

      Discrete

    • B. 

      Continuous

  • 6. 
    the number of avocadoes produced by my avocado tree each year is continuous data:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    the average size of the avocado grown by my tree is continuous data:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Discrete data is from qualities that can be
    • A. 

      Measured

    • B. 

      Counted

    • C. 

      Both

  • 9. 
    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 does a business sell each day

    • D. 

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

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

      True

    • B. 

      False

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