The Difference Between Qualitative & Quantitative Measurement


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Which of the following is the main goal of quantitative measurement?

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1. Which of the following is not an example of qualitative measurement?

2. Marty gathers the blood pressures of his subjects, and then interviews them. Which of the following would best describe the type of measurement that Marty is using?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Most of the questions will require you to define key terms. These questions will ask you this in a variety of ways. Some questions will give you a definition and ask you to complete the sentence with the correct term. Other questions will give you a term and you will need to select the definition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following topics:

  • Qualitative measurement
  • Quantitative measurement
  • Mixed measurement

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of qualitative measurement
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding quantitative measurement and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as mixed measurement and qualitative measurement
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding mixed measurement

Additional Learning

Make sure to also read the corresponding lesson The Difference Between Qualitative & Quantitative Measurement. This lesson will help you further master the various subtleties of the subject. The lesson covers these topics:

  • Understanding psychological measurement
  • Exploring quantitative measurement
  • Defining qualitative measurement
  • Describing mixed methods