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The Matrix

The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of The Matrix.


The dataset has 6 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
85.6The Oracle
75.4Agent Smith

To see how each character was rated by users, view their individual page.


The graph below shows what percent of people selected this universe as something they knew well enough to rate characters from by the age of the user (for users between 13 and 60 years of age).


As part of the survey where they rated characters, users were also asked the question "How do you rate The Matrix?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 11
2 It's bad 20
3 It's okay 509
4 It's good 1976
5 It's my favorite 369

This gives it an average score of 3.93 / 5. Making it 166th out of the 342 universes in the dataset ordered by rating.

The average rating may be hard to generalize though, the users of one online personality quiz could not be representative of the population in important ways. And there are some very obvious things you can point to: users of this quiz are more likely to be young and more likely to be women.

There are several different ways that average ratings can be broken down. Here are average scores by gender:

Gender Average rating
Male 4.0
Female 3.88

The responses to the personality quiz can also be cross referenced with the universe ratings to see how personality affects it. The table below show the correlation between a user's response to a specific self report item and their rating of this universe.

Item Correlation with rating n
masculine (not feminine)0.1143174
genius (not dunce)0.07613086
nurturing (not poisonous)0.07313055
nerd (not jock)0.06563081
logical (not emotional)0.06343155
skeptical (not spiritual)0.05543133
scientific (not artistic)0.05532521
altruistic (not selfish)0.05333060
arcane (not mainstream)0.05263073
deep (not shallow)0.05263127
reasonable (not deranged)0.05253092
reclusive (not social)0.05093060
high-tech (not low-tech)0.04872467
intimate (not formal)0.04423110
mature (not juvenile)0.04292380
gracious (not feisty)0.04053057
frugal (not lavish)0.0393054
loyal (not traitorous)0.03723156
alpha (not beta)0.03693059
genuine (not sarcastic)0.03592474
orderly (not chaotic)0.02863090
rebellious (not obedient)0.0273103
outlaw (not sheriff)0.02493057
angelic (not demonic)0.02253056
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.02123050
meek (not bossy)0.01913079
charming (not awkward)0.01693156
conventional (not creative)0.01323154
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.01113060
disarming (not creepy)0.00913078
lenient (not strict)0.00863126
slovenly (not stylish)0.00573106
wild (not tame)0.00472440
stinky (not fresh)0.00433057
sober (not indulgent)0.00123053
haunted (not blissful)0.00032419

How these items predict the ratings for this universe can be compared to how the same items predict the ratings of other universes. The universes with the most similar patterns on the predictors are:


  1. Notability is computed as the average of 204: important (not irrelevant) and 401: main character (not side character).
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