Big Data vs Data Mining


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Which of these is the best example for big data?

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1. Which of these is the best example of data mining?

2. Which of the following is true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following questions will help you quickly test your knowledge of how big data and data mining are used. You will be asked about the applications of each as well as differences between the two.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will let you test your understanding of:

  • Examples of big data
  • Examples of data mining
  • What made big data possible

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as when you would want to use big data or data mining
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the difference between big data and data mining
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what technology made big data possible

Additional Learning

Learn more about the differences and similarities between big data and data mining using the lesson titled Big Data vs Data Mining. Concepts covered include:

  • What activities you do that create big data
  • About how long ago big data became viable
  • Why corporations might want to use big data and data mining