# FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER

## DATABASE FUNDAMENTALS

### TYPES OF DATA

 Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A survey asks students to rate how much they like HASS on a scale of 1 (strongly dislike) to 5 (strongly like). What type of data is this?
 A Numerical-Continuous B Numerical-Discrete C Categorical-Nominal D Categorical-Ordinal
Explanation:

Detailed explanation-1: -What is the ordinal level? The ordinal level of measurement groups variables into categories, just like the nominal scale, but also conveys the order of the variables. For example, rating how much pain youâ€™re in on a scale of 1-5, or categorizing your income as high, medium, or low.

Detailed explanation-2: -The Likert scale is widely used in social work research, and is commonly constructed with four to seven points. It is usually treated as an interval scale, but strictly speaking it is an ordinal scale, where arithmetic operations cannot be conducted.

Detailed explanation-3: -Likert scales fall within the ordinal level of measurement: the categories of response have directionality, but the intervals between them cannot be presumed equal.

Detailed explanation-4: -A Likert scale is a rating scale used to measure opinions, attitudes, or behaviors. It consists of a statement or a question, followed by a series of five or seven answer statements. Respondents choose the option that best corresponds with how they feel about the statement or question.

Detailed explanation-5: -Examples of ordinal scales This popular form of survey question offers respondents an ordered range of answers from one extreme to another. Take, for example, these questions from our Employee Satisfaction Survey Template: How meaningful is your work? How challenging is your job?

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