Qualitative & Quantitative Variables in Statistics


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Using the chart of qualitative variables below, which variable is binary?

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1. Looking at the chart of qualitative variables below, what type of variable is 'Education'?

2. Looking at the data listed under the Position variable, why would the Position variable be considered a nominal variable?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the quiz and worksheet, you can identify how much you know about qualitative and quantitative variables in statistics. Nominal variables and variables that are continuous are some topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of this assessment is to check your understanding of:

  • Identifying a binary variable in a given example
  • Example of a nominal variable
  • Variable that is continuous in a given example
  • Interpreting which type of variable is used

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on qualitative and quantitative variables used in statistics
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a types of variables, such as nominal and binary variables
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about interpreting provided charts of qualitative and quantitative variables

Additional Learning

You can review more about these variables thanks to the lesson called Qualitative & Quantitative Variables in Statistics. Use this lesson to:

  • Compare and contrast qualitative and quantitative variables
  • Review attributes of qualitative variables
  • Identify the purpose of variables