**Question 1**

Which of the following **best** describes the term explanatory variable?

- The dependent variable in an experiment.
- A value or component of the independent variable applied in an experiment.
- A variable that has an effect on a study even through it is neither an independent nor a dependent variable.
- The independent variable in an experiment.

**Question 2**

To determine whether or not grade level influences time spent studying, Samuel has designed a survey. What is the response variable?

- Grade level
- Time spent studying
- The number of people surveyed
- None of the above.

**Question 3**

A new mother keeps track of the time when her baby wakes up each morning. What is the level of measurement of the data?

- Nominal
- Ordinal
- Interval
- Ratio

**Question 4**

Virginia is collecting data on shirt color. What type of data is this?

- Qualitative
- Discrete quantitative data
- Continuous quantitative data
- None of the above.

**Question 5**

At a comic convention, a researcher asks attendees what their favorite comic book is. What is the level of measurement of the data?

- Nominal
- Ordinal
- Interval
- Ratio

**Question 6**

Patrick is collecting data on shoe size. What type of data is this?

- Qualitative data
- Discrete quantitative data
- Continuous quantitative data
- None of the above.

**Question 7**

Given that Justin is collecting data on reaction time, what type of data is Justin working with?

- Qualitative data
- Discrete quantitative data
- Continuous quantitative data
- None of the above

**Question 8**

Use the drop Down menu to complete the statement.

_____________ data is the type of ____________ data that is the result of **measuring.**

**Question 9**

Use the drop down menu to complete the statement.

The _____________ is a value or component of the independent variable applied in an experiment.

**Question 10.**

Margaret is investigating if gender has any effect on political party associations. What is the response variable?

- Political party associations
- Gender
- The number of people that are being studied.
- None of the above.

**Question 11**

A track runner keeps track of how long it takes her to run the 200-meter dash. What is the level of measurement of the data?

- Nominal
- Ordinal
- Interval
- Ratio

**Question 12**

A zoologist measures the birthweight of each cub in a litter of lions. What is the level of measurement of the data?

- Nominal
- Ordinal
- Interval
- Ratio

**ANSWERS**

**Question 1**

Which of the following **best** describes the term explanatory variable?

- The dependent variable in an experiment.
- A value or component of the independent variable applied in an experiment.
- A variable that has an effect on a study even through it is neither an independent nor a dependent variable.
**The independent variable in an experiment.**

**Question 2**

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