# 1.3 Levels of Measurement

# Problem** 1**

Determine whether the following possible responses should be classified as interval, nominal or ordinal data.

- Do you feel that the stay in New York was sufficiently long?
- Which of the following features of the hotel in New York did you find most attractive: location, facilities, room size, or price?
- What is the maximum number of hours per day that you would like to spend travelling?
- What is the current temperature outside?

## Correct Answers

- NOMINAL
- NOMINAL
- INTERVAL
- INTERVAL

# Problem 2

Determine whether the following possible responses should be classified as ratio, interval, nominal or ordinal data.

- Your hometown
- The starting salaries of new Ph.D. graduates from a statistics program
- The type of car a person drives
- The size of fries (small, medium, large) ordered by a sample of Burger King customers

## Correct Answers

- NOMINAL
- RATIO
- NOMINAL
- ORDINAL