Week 2 – Bias, credibility, privacy, ethics, and access – Shuffle Q/A 1

11. An individual who provides their data has the right to know and understand all of the data-processing activities and algorithms used on that data. This is called ownership.

  • True
  • False

12. The right to inspect, update, or correct your own data is part of which aspect of data ethics?

  • Data openness
  • Data ownership
  • Data consent
  • Data privacy

13. Interoperability is key to open data’s success. Which of the following is an example of interoperability?

  • A website charges a fee to access a database
  • An analyst removes all personally identifiable information from a database
  • Different databases use common formats and terminology
  • A company restricts the use of a database to its own employees

14. Which of the following situations are examples of bias? Select all that apply.

  • A researcher who surveys a sample group that is representative of the population
  • A scholar who only reads sources that support their argument
  • A dancing competition judge who is a close friend of the dancer who wins the competition
  • A daycare that won’t hire men for childcare positions

15. Which of the following “C’s” describe qualities of good data? Select all that apply.

  • Comprehensive
  • Cited
  • Current
  • Consequential

16. If a company uses your personal data as part of a financial transaction, you should be made aware of the nature and scale of the transaction. What concept of data ethics does this refer to?

  • Privacy
  • Currency
  • Ownership
  • Consent

17. Data anonymization applies to both text and images.

  • True
  • False

18. The government of a large city collects data on the quality of the city’s infrastructure. Any business, nonprofit organization, or person can access the government’s databases and re-use or redistribute the data. Is this an example of open data?

  • Yes
  • No

Shuffle Q/A 2

19. Which of the following are types of data bias often encountered in data analytics? Select all that apply.

  • Observer bias
  • Interpretation bias
  • Educational bias
  • Confirmation bias

20. In general, the usefulness of data decreases as time passes.

  • True
  • False

Devendra Kumar

Project Management Apprentice at Google

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