Week 1 – Programming and data analytics

data analysis with r programming weekly challenge 1

1. A data analyst uses words and symbols to give instructions to a computer. What are the words and symbols known as?

  • Coded language
  • Function language
  • Programming languages
  • Syntax languages

2. Many data analysts prefer to use a programming language for which of the following reasons? Select all that apply.

  • To save time
  • To clarify the steps of an analysis
  • To easily reproduce and share an analysis
  • To choose a topic for analysis

3. Fill in the blank: _____ code is freely available and may be modified and shared by the people who use it.

  • Open-ended
  • Open-source
  • Open-access
  • Open-syntax

4. Which of the following are benefits of using R for data analysis? Select all that apply.

  • Create high-quality data visualizations
  • Define a problem and ask the right questions
  • Process lots of data
  • Reproduce and share an analysis

5. Fill in the blank: A data analyst wants to quickly create visualizations and then share them with a teammate. They can use _____ for the analysis.

  • the R programming language
  • a dashboard
  • structured query language
  • a database


6. RStudio’s integrated development environment includes which of the following? Select all that apply.

  • A console for executing commands
  • An area to manage loaded data
  • A viewer for playing videos
  • An editor for writing code

7. Fill in the blank: When you execute code in the source editor, the code automatically also appears in the _____.

  • R console
  • plots tab
  • environment pane
  • files tab

8. A data analyst is working with spreadsheet data. The analyst imports the data from the spreadsheet into RStudio. Where in RStudio can the analyst find the imported data?

  • Source editor pane
  • Environment pane
  • R console pane
  • Plots tab


Shuffle Q/A 1

9. Fill in the blank: _____ are the words and symbols you use to write instructions for computers.

  • Code languages
  • Programming languages
  • Syntax languages
  • Variable languages

10. A data analyst wants to use a programming language that they can modify. What type of programming language should they use?

  • Console-based
  • Data-centric
  • Community-oriented
  • Open-source

Devendra Kumar

Project Management Apprentice at Google

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