The 4 V's of Big Data: Volume, Velocity, Variety, Veracity


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Which of these is NOT one of the four Vs?

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1. What best sums up veracity?

2. Which of these satisfies 'volume'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions will help you improve your understanding of the four Vs of big data. Questions will focus on recognizing examples of each.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll review your knowledge of:

  • What veracity is in big data
  • Examples that do and do not demonstrate velocity
  • Ways volume is used

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as how to recognize the four Vs
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as veracity and volume
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what is and is not able to satisfy velocity

Additional Learning

For a more in depth discussion on the four Vs, read the lesson titled The 4 Vs of Big Data: Volume, Velocity, Variety, Veracity. It will cover things such as:

  • Real world examples
  • Why data quality is so important
  • Ways wearable tech could revolutionize big data