Qualitative Variable in Statistics: Definition & Examples


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A qualitative variable can be _____.

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1. Which of the following is an example of a qualitative variable?

2. All of the following are quantitative variables except _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will let you measure your knowledge of qualitative variables. You will be quizzed on examples and types of these variables.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools can be used to see what you know about the following:

  • What a qualitative variable can be
  • Example of a qualitative variables
  • Examples of quantitative variables
  • What gender can be classified as
  • Types of qualitative variables

Skills Practiced

Use these assets to practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the different types of qualitative variables
  • Distinguishing differences - distinguish between examples of quantitative and qualitative variables
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the classification of gender and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn more about these variables by going through the lesson called Qualitative Variable in Statistics: Definition & Examples. Use this lesson to cover these objectives:

  • Compare and contrast quantitative variables and qualitative variables
  • Examine the classifications of these variables
  • Learn how to identify a qualitative variable