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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

Test your ability to understand the characteristics of qualitative and quantitative data. These quiz questions will assess your knowledge of categorical data and data that refers to qualities like color and appearance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • The type of data that places importance in units of measurement
  • Two types of quantitative data
  • Data that is always numerical
  • Data that measures qualities like color, texture and appearance
  • Categorical data

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on qualitative and quantitative data
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the type of data that is always numerical in nature
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the two different types of quantitative data

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to quantitative and qualitative data, read through the brief lesson titled Qualitative vs. Quantitative Data in Various Research Methods. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify what data is and its importance in research
  • Recall what quantitative data is and how it always gives numerical values
  • Review the two types of quantitative data
  • Learn about what qualitative data is and how it can be much more subjective
  • Apply knowledge of the lesson to determine qualitative data versus quantitative data
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