Question

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.

Answer #1

The order by which race cars finished a race is ordinal scale as ordering is done here

The colors on a flag is a categorical data that means it is of nominal scale

The amount of currency in your bank account is ratio scale as in this scale absolute zero has been taken in to account , ie 0 amount means no money in bank . So it is ratio scale

The temperature outside is measured in C° or F° and tepm are measured in interval scale

The time it takes to drive to campus is ratio level of measurement as time has an absolute zero and the difference between the value are meaning full

The weight of a plate of food is a ratio scale of measurement

The price of an option trading on the market is Ratio level of measurement as it has absolute value zero , ie price 0 means , it is free of cost .

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.

Determine which of the four levels of measurement (nominal,
ordinal, interval, ratio) is most appropriate. The rank of
contestants in a competition.
nominal
Interval
ratio
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

Types of Data: Classify the level of
measurement for the described data as nominal, ordinal, interval,
or ratio.
(a) the gas mileage from 30 different types of cars
nominalordinal intervalratio
(b) the colors of all models of a certain type of car
nominal
ordinal
interval
ratio
(c) the years of major tsunami events
nomina
lordinal
interval
ratio

2.
Classify each of the following as to the level of measurement
(nominal, ordinal, interval, or ratio).
(a)
the year of the last presidential election
(b)
your T-shirt size (S, M, L, XL)
(c)
the length of time it takes you to travel to the FHSU campus
(d)
favorite M & M color

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

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

Types of Data: Classify the level of
measurement for the described data as nominal, ordinal, interval,
or ratio.
(a) the gas mileage from 30 different types of cars
nominalordinal intervalratio
(b) the colors of all models of a certain type of car
nominalordinal intervalratio
(c) the years of major tsunami events
nominalordinal intervalratio

Match the following examples with its level of measurement.
Ordinal, Nominal, Ratio or Interval
Percentage of scores on a math exam:
Letter grades on an English essay:
Flavors of yogurt:
Temperature (in Fahrenheit):
Instructors classified as: Easy, Difficult, Impossible:
Years of important historical events:
Ages (in years) of PH students:
IQ:
Amount of money in savings account:

(a) In each of the following, determine which of the four
levels/scales of measurement (nominal,
ordinal, interval, ratio) is most appropriate.
(i) Salaries of beginning insurance agents.
(ii) Survey responses of: “Strongly agree, agree, disagree,
strongly disagree.”
(iii) Visa credit card numbers.
(iv) Nationalities of students in a survey.
(v) Times required to lubricate a car at a garage.
(vi) The daily ‘low temperature’ for the last month in your
town.
(vii) Telephone area codes.
(viii) Consumer Reports hotel ratings...

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