Usually quantitative data are anything that can be expressed as a number, or quantified. Examples of quantitative data are scores on achievement tests, number of hours of study, or weight of a subject.

Whereas, qualitative data cannot be expressed as a number. It means the data that represent nominal scales such as gender, socieo economic status, and religious preference are usually considered to be qualitative data.

Step 2

Using the above definitions,

i)

Gender of students at a college

Qualitative data

Thus, it cannot be expressed as number.

ii)

Weight of babies at a hospital

Quantitative data

Thus, it can be expressed as number.

iii)

Colour of sweets in a box

Qualitative data

Thus, it cannot be expressed as number.

iv)

Number of students in a class

Quantitative data

Thus, it can be expressed as number.

v)

Colour of sweets in a box

Qualitative data

Thus, it cannot be expressed as number.