# CATEGORICAL VS QUANTITATIVE VARIABLES WORKSHEET

For each of the following variables, indicate whether it is numerical or categorical variable.

Problem 1 :

The time taken to travel to school

Solution

Problem 2 :

The number of cousins a person has

Solution

Problem 3 :

Voting intention at the next election

Solution

Problem 4 :

The number of cars in a household

Solution

Problem 5 :

The speed of cars on a particular stretch of highway

Solution

Problem 6 :

Favorite type of apple.

Solution

Problem 7 :

Town or city where a person was born

Solution

Problem 8 :

The weight of three-year-old children

Solution

Problem 9 :

The color of the bottle of wine.

Solution

Problem 10 :

The number of books a person owns.

Solution

Problem 11 :

A class of 20 students was asked, how many children are there in your household and the following data was collected ?

1   2   3   3    2    4    5    4    2   3    8    1    2    1   3    2   1  2  1   2

i) What is the variable in this investigation ?

ii)  Is the data discreate or continuous?

Solution

1)  Numerical variable.

2)  Numerical variable.

3)  Categorical variable.

4) Numerical variable.

5)  Numerical variable.

6) Categorical variable.

7)  Categorical variable.

8) Numerical variable.

9)  Categorical variable.

10)  Numerical variable.

11)

i)  It is numerical variable.

ii)  It is discrete, because for number of children will not have limit and there is no chance to have decimal value.

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