What is Big Data? - Definition, Concepts & Uses


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Big data is defined as:

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1. Three factors in big data are:

2. The concept of Big Data helps in

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

By collecting different forms of data, scientists can determine anything, and this quiz will identify what you understand about the applications of big data. Quiz questions focus on the definitions, factors, related concepts, and purposes of big data.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these assessment tools, you can more accurately judge how much you know about:

  • The definition of big data
  • 3 key factors
  • Purposes for big data
  • Business applications for big data
  • Key location to gather big data for tracking human behavior

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet let you sharpen the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the 3 key factors of big data in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the business applications for big data and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the purposes for big data

Additional Learning

Examine even more information about this topic in the related lesson, What Is Big Data? - Definition, Concepts & Uses. You can find all of the answers to the quiz questions inside the lesson, but you can also take a closer look at the following:

  • A brief history about the art of keeping information
  • The advantages of using big data
  • Relationship between barcodes and big data