Creating & Interpreting Dot Plots: Process & Examples


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A dot plot is a visual representation of data using intervals or categories of variables, with each dot representing _____.

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1. What is the term for data that is grouped by type or object, not by numbers?

2. What is the term for the type of data that is measurable?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz's questions will each provide you a definition. You will then need to match the definition with the term it is describing. The questions are all multiple choice.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment will examine your knowledge of the definitions of:

  • Dot Plots
  • Symmetry
  • Categorical Data
  • Skewness

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related dot plot lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as skewness and symmetry
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as categorical data and numerical data
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding dot plots

Additional Learning

The lesson accompanying this quiz will help you review these many dot plot related concepts. The lesson covers the following:

  • Creating dot plots from given data
  • Understanding the difference between categorical and numerical data
  • Analyzing numerical data
  • Detailing some common characteristics of dot plots