Week 1 – Visualizing data – Shuffle Q/A 3

31. When using design thinking, what group of people should you think about the most?

  • The general public
  • Your team
  • The shareholders
  • Your users

32. You are in the ideate phase of the design process. What are you doing at this stage?

  • Making changes to their data visualization
  • Generating visualization ideas
  • Creating data visualizations
  • Sharing data visualizations with a test audience

33. Where is the best place to put labels that describe the meaning of individual data elements in a data visualization?

  • Left of the chart area
  • In the legend
  • In the data
  • Below the chart area

34. Fill in the blank: A data analyst creates a presentation for stakeholders. They include _____ visualizations because they don’t want the visualizations to change unless they choose to edit them.

  • aesthetic
  • dynamic
  • static
  • geometric

35. While creating a chart to share their findings, a data analyst uses the color red to make important data stand out and separate it from the rest of the visualization. Which element of effective visualization does this describe?

  • Refined execution
  • Clear meaning
  • Sophisticated use of contrast
  • Subtitles

36. You are in the process of creating data visualizations. You have considered the goal, the audience's needs, and come up with an idea. Next, you will share the visualization with peers. What phase of the design process will you be in?

  • Ideate
  • Define
  • Test
  • Empathize

37. What text element in a visualization should be placed above the chart and clearly state what data is being presented?

  • Headline
  • Label
  • Annotation
  • Subtitle

38. How much data should you represent when designing an effective data visualization?

  • Include a subset of the data that your audience will like
  • Only represent data that supports your initial hypothesis
  • Include all of the data from your analysis to ensure that your data visualization is complete and accurate
  • Only represent data the audience needs to understand your findings, unless it is misleading

Shuffle Q/A 4

39. A data analyst creates a histogram to share in a presentation. What are histograms used to demonstrate?

  • How two or more values contrast and compare
  • How much each part of something makes up the whole
  • How data has changed over time
  • How often data values fall into certain ranges

40. What can you do to simplify your visualizations to make them accessible to a broad audience?

  • Use more text than visuals
  • Remove data labels
  • Reduce the amount of information
  • Use abbreviations in headlines

Devendra Kumar

Project Management Apprentice at Google

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