Structured vs. Unstructured Data: Definition & Examples


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Structured data provides _____.

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1. Unstructured data can come from which of the following?

2. An example of structured data is _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet combo to test your understanding of structured and unstructured data. This quiz asks you to identify examples and define vocabulary associated with structured and unstructured data.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be tested over your ability to:

  • Spot examples of structured data
  • Recognize the benefits of using unstructured and structured data
  • Understand the vocabulary involved in interpreting data

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of data to determine which type of data is best for decision making
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding subjective and objective data
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast structured and unstructured data

Additional Learning

To learn more about structured and unstructured data, review the accompanying lesson called Structured vs. Unstructured Data: Definition & Examples. This lesson addresses the following objectives:

  • Understand the difference between structured and unstructured data
  • Explain how each type of data is used
  • Give examples of both structured and unstructured data