introduction to data analytics coursera quiz answers week 1

Practice Quiz

1. Which emerging technology has made it possible for every enterprise to have access to limitless storage and high-performance computing?

  • Big Data
  • Internet of Things
  • Cloud computing
  • Machine learning

2. Which of the data roles is responsible for extracting, integrating, and organizing data into data repositories?

  • Data Engineer
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist

3. When you analyze historical data to predict future outcomes what type of Data Analytics are you performing?

  • Predictive Analytics
  • Descriptive Analytics
  • Diagnostic Analytics
  • Prescriptive Analytics

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4. A modern data ecosystem includes a network of continually evolving entities. It includes:

  • Social media sources, data repositories, and APIs
  • Data sources, databases, and programming languages
  • Data providers, databases, and programming languages
  • Data sources, enterprise data repository, business stakeholders, and tools, applications, and infrastructure to manage data

5. Data Analysts work within the data ecosystem to:

  • Provide business intelligence solutions by monitoring data on different business functions
  • Develop and maintain data architectures
  • Build Machine Learning or Deep Learning models
  • Gather, clean, mine, and analyze data for deriving insights

6. When we analyze data in order to understand why an event took place, which of the four types of data analytics are we performing?

  • Descriptive Analysis
  • Diagnostic Analysis
  • Predictive Analysis
  • Prescriptive Analysis

7. The first step in the data analysis process is to gain an in-depth understanding of the problem and the desired outcome. What are you seeking answers to at this stage of the data analysis process?

  • The data you need 
  • Where you are and where you need to be
  • What will be measured and how it will be measured
  • The best tools for sourcing data

8. From the provided list, select the three emerging technologies that are shaping today’s data ecosystem.

  • Machine Language, Cloud Computing, and Internet of Things
  • Cloud Computing, Machine Learning, and Big Data
  • Big Data, Internet of Things, and Dashboarding
  • Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, and Dashboarding

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Practice Quiz

9. Which of these skills is essential to the role of a Data Analyst?

  • Statistics
  • Big Data Engineering
  • Deep Learning models
  • Machine learning

10. What, according to Sivaram Jaladi, goes a long way in lending credibility to your data analysis findings?

  • Writing good queries
  • Making sure the presentation looks good
  • Sharing your process of arriving at the findings with your stakeholders
  • Networking with your stakeholders

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