Qualitative vs. Quantitative Data in Various Research Methods


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Units of measurement are important to which type of data?

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1. What are two types of quantitative data?

2. Which type of data is always a numerical value?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

As you study qualitative and quantitative data in research methods, it's good to test your knowledge of related concepts. This interactive quiz and printable worksheet make it easy for you to do so by answering a variety of questions about categorical data, a data type that is always a numerical value and two types of quantitative data.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

By using this quiz and worksheet, you can check your understanding of the following:

  • Type of data that relies on units of measurement
  • Two types of quantitative data
  • Type of data that is always a numerical value
  • Data type that refers to qualities like color, texture, taste or appearance
  • Type of data that is also referred to as categorical data

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different types of data and their characteristics
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding two types of quantitative data
  • Reading comprehension - read and pull essential information from the accompanying lesson covering research methods and qualitative and quantitative data

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called Qualitative vs. Quantitative Data in Various Research Methods to get a better understanding of this subject. In no time, you will fully comprehend the following:

  • Examples of qualitative data
  • What to remember when working with quantitative data
  • Type of data that is also described as discrete data or continuous data