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4. Identify the scale of measurement (nominal, ordinal, interval, or ratio) for each of the following and note whether it is a discrete or continuous variable.

a) The outside temperature.

b) The score you receive on this assignment.

c) Bank account balance.

d) The rankings of Olympic medalists.

e) Political party affiliation.

Answer #1

Answer:

a) The outside temperature.

Answer: Interval and continuous

…because it does not include real zero and continuous in measuring

b) The score you receive on this assignment.

Answer: Ratio and discrete

…because it include real zero and scores are discrete

c) Bank account balance.

Answer: Ratio and continuous

…bank account balance can take any value in the interval and it contain real zero

d) The rankings of Olympic medalists.

Answer: Ordinal and discrete

…rankings are in orders and it is discrete in nature

e) Political party affiliation.

Answer: Nominal and discrete

…output for this variable is the names of the different political parities and it is discrete in nature

Identify the level scale of measurement (nominal, ordinal,
interval, ratio) for the following:
Brand of athletic shoes ________________
Football rankings (1st, 2nd,
3rd, etc) ________________
Amount of time customers spent on hold waiting for customer
service _______________
Year in which a film was made _____________
Temperature (degrees Fahrenheit) _____________
Profit earned in last year in $1,000’s ______________

For each variable, determine the scale of measurement (nominal,
ordinal, interval, or ratio) and the type of variable (categorical
or numerical); if it is numerical is it discrete or continuous?
Justify your decision for each one
What school did the participant attend?
What is the highest level of education for the participants
parent?
Is the participant a female or not?
What is the annual income for the participant's household?
What is the participant's math outcome score?
How many students are...

Levels of measurement (Choose Nominal, Ordinal, Interval or
Ratio for each of the following)
The order by which race cars finished a race.
The colors on a flag.
The amount of currency in your bank account.
The temperature outside.
The time it takes to drive to campus.
The weight of a plate of food.
The price of an option trading on the market.

Which scale of measurement are the following examples (nominal,
ordinal, interval, or ratio)? Select the best answer.
Length or width of a room
a. nominal
b. ordinal
c. interval
d. ratio

For each of the following variables, identify the level of
measurement (nominal, ordinal, interval, or ratio).
(I) Completion status of construction project (e.g. phase I, phase
II, phase III)
(II) Satisfaction level on a survey (e.g. very dissatisfied,
satisfied, very satisfied, etc.)
Question 2 options:
1)
(I) Ordinal , and (II) Ratio
2)
(I) Interval , and (II) Nominal
3)
(I) Nominal , and (II) Nominal
4)
(I) Ordinal , and (II) Ordinal
5)
(I) Nominal , and (II) Ordinal

For the data described below, identify the level of measurement
as nominal, ordinal, interval, or ratio. The eye colors of
people?
Nominal
Ordinal
Interval
Ratio

Give the highest possible measurement scale (Nominal, Ordinal,
Interval, Ratio)
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NCAA Division
Inches of rain
Blood pressure
Year of Birth
Body mass index
Daily fat intake in grams
Type of macronutrient
Number on back of volleyball player
Rugby score
Heart rate
Military rank
Temperature in °C
Number of people in a family
Zip code
time taken to finish a marathon
Placing in a marathon
Temperature in oK

For the data below describes below identify the level of
measurement as nominal ordinal interval or ratio

1
.
The two types of qualitative variables are:
A.
Ordinal and ratio
B.
Interval and ordinal
C.
Nominal and ordinal
D.
Nominal and interval
E.
Interval and ratio
2. Which of the following is a Nominal variable?
A.
Bank Account Balance
B.
Whether a Person Has a Traffic Violation
C.
Daily Sales in a Store
D.
Air Temperature
E.
Value of Company Stock
3. College entrance scores, such as GMAT scores, are an example
of a(n)
________________ variable.
A....

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ordinal, interval, ratio) is most appropriate. The rank of
contestants in a competition.
nominal
Interval
ratio
Ordinal

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