Chapter 18: Analysing and presenting quantitative data

Test your understanding of each chapter by taking the quiz below. Click anywhere on the question to reveal the answer. Good luck!

1. Which is not a level of quantitative analysis?

  1. Descriptive statistics
  2. Multivariate analysis
  3. Thematic analysis
  4. Inferential statistics

Ans: C

2.  Content analysis is

  1. Analysis of the contents page of a textbook
  2. A quantitative, numerical technique for systematically describing written, spoken or visual communication
  3. The process of extracting meaning from raw data
  4. A process used in writing a literature review where the ‘literature’ is not merely described but subject to a process of interrogation

Ans: B

3. Which is not a level of measurement?

  1. Ordinary
  2. Nominal
  3. Ordinal
  4. Interval

Ans: A

4. The mode is the

  1. Average of a set of numbers
  2. Most fashionable way of computing central tendency
  3. Most frequently occurring value in a data set
  4. Middle point of a set of numbers

Ans: C

5. What is the most appropriate way to display nominal data graphically?

  1. Line graph
  2. Histogram
  3. Table
  4. Bar chart

Ans: D