what is data science ibm coursera week 1 answers

Data Science: The Sexiest Job in the 21st Century

1. How is Walmart reported to have addressed its analytical needs?

  • Code sharing
  • Social media 
  • Crowdsourcing 
  • None of the options is correct
  • Outsourcing

2. The New York Times reported that the average base salary of a data scientist is $85,000 + competitive bonus.

  • False.
  • True.

3. According to professor Haider, the three important qualities to possess in order to succeed as a data scientist are:

  • Judgemental.
  • Proficient in Programming.
  • Good at Math and Statistics.
  • Curious.
  • Good Story Teller (Argumentative).

What Makes Someone a Data Scientist?

4. According to the reading, how does the author define data science?

  • Data science is what data scientists do.
  • Data science is the art of uncovering the hidden secrets in data.
  • Data science is a physical science like physics or chemistry
  • Data science is some data and more science.
  • Data science is a way of understanding things and understanding the world.

5. According to the reading, what is admirable about Dr. Patil’s definition of a data scientist?

  • His definition excludes statistics.
  • His definition limits data science to activities involving machine learning.
  • His definition is about weaving strong narratives into analytics.
  • His definition is inclusive of individuals from various academic backgrounds and training.

6. According to the reading, the characteristics exhibited by the best data scientists are those who are curious, ask good questions, and are O.K. dealing with unstructured situations.

  • True.
  • False.

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