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Collecting and Recording Data

Quiz by James Andrew Palacio

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  • Q1
    What is an example of reading data?
    Playing a video game
    Listening to music
    Eating a snack
    Looking at a graph to understand trends
  • Q2
    Which of the following best describes the process of collecting and recording data?
    Solving a math problem in your head
    Drawing a picture of the data
    Guessing what the data might be
    Gathering information and writing it down for future use
  • Q3
    How is collecting data different from reading data?
    Collecting data involves gathering information, while reading data involves interpreting information.
    Collecting data means analyzing information, while reading data means organizing information.
    Collecting data requires technology, while reading data requires creativity.
    Collecting data is a group activity, while reading data is an individual task.
  • Q4
    What is an important step in collecting and recording data accurately?
    Forgetting to write the data down
    Using data for entertainment purposes
    Mixing up the order of the data
    Making sure the data is organized and labeled correctly
  • Q5
    In the process of collecting data, what is the first step?
    Throwing away any existing data
    Asking for help from a friend
    Making a list of random numbers
    Identifying what information needs to be gathered
  • Q6
    What is an example of a tool commonly used for collecting data?
    A bicycle or skateboard
    A toy or video game
    A survey or questionnaire
    A musical instrument or book
  • Q7
    Why is it important to collect and record data?
    To have something to talk about
    To organize information and make better decisions
    To show off to friends
    To memorize random facts
  • Q8
    When recording data, what is the process of systematically arranging them in a table called?
  • Q9
    Which of the following is NOT a step in recording, tallying, and organizing data and information?
    Skipping data collection
    Tallying frequency of occurrence
    Sorting data
    Organizing data in a table
  • Q10
    What is the purpose of tallying the frequency of occurrence when collecting data?
    To keep track of how often something happens
    To avoid counting
    To mix up the data
    To forget about the data

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