# Short Quiz On Qualitative And Quantitative Data!

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As a researcher, you are expected to know the difference between qualitative and quantitative data. These two sets of data are quite important, and they vary based on what you are doing research on. Take up the short quiz below and get to see how much you know about this type of data. All the best in your research!

• 1.

### Where do we get raw data from?

Explanation
This is looking for the initial point at which we would collect our data

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• 2.

### Quantitative data can be measured.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
Quantitative data refers to information that can be expressed numerically and measured objectively. This type of data can be quantified and analyzed using mathematical and statistical methods. Therefore, it is accurate to say that quantitative data can indeed be measured.

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• 3.

### Qualitative data can be measured.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
Qualitative data cannot be measured because it is subjective and based on qualities or characteristics rather than numerical values. Qualitative data is typically collected through observations, interviews, or open-ended survey questions, and it provides descriptive information rather than numerical data. Therefore, it cannot be measured in the same way that quantitative data can be.

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• 4.

### Which of the following is is qualitative data?

• A.

Number of CD's owned

• B.

Length of a table

• C.

Colour of car

• D.

Time taken to travel to college

C. Colour of car
Explanation
Qualitative data refers to non-numerical information that describes qualities or characteristics. In this case, the color of a car is a qualitative data because it describes a characteristic or quality of the car, rather than a numerical value. The number of CD's owned, length of a table, and time taken to travel to college are all quantitative data since they can be measured or expressed in numerical terms.

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• 5.

### What type of chart is this?

Pie
Explanation
The given correct answer for this question is "Pie". This suggests that the chart in question is a pie chart. A pie chart is a circular statistical graphic that is divided into slices to represent the proportion of different categories or values. Each slice of the pie represents a specific category or value, and the size of each slice corresponds to its proportionate value in relation to the whole.

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