Are you a geography expert? Try this quick quiz!

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My blog posts focus on visual data analysis, and many of them use geographical maps. Therefore I hope you will have fun with a quick geography quiz, which I created using SAS/Graph ...

 

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And what, you might ask, is the purpose of this little exercise?... Well, aside from having a little fun, I hope it warns you of the dangers of jumping to conclusions based on your initial visual perception of data. Also, be sure to plot your data in context, to help lead your readers to the correct conclusions!

Now, see how many of your friends can pass this quiz! :)

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Robert Allison

The Graph Guy!

Robert has worked at SAS for over 25 years, and is perhaps the foremost expert in creating custom graphs using SAS/GRAPH. His educational background is in Computer Science, and he holds a BS, MS, and PhD from NC State University. He is the author of several conference papers, has won a few graphic competitions, and has written a book (SAS/GRAPH: Beyond the Basics).

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