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


The dataset has 10 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
94.6Olivia Pope
81.0Fitzgerald Grant
76.9Rowan Pope
75.6Jake Ballard
72.7Mellie Grant
70.6Cyrus Beene
70.5Abby Whelan
64.4David Rosen
54.1Quinn Perkins

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 Scandal?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 19
2 It's bad 34
3 It's okay 475
4 It's good 1293
5 It's my favorite 281

This gives it an average score of 3.85 / 5. Making it 218th 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 3.85
Female 3.85

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
disarming (not creepy)0.10142101
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0982100
scientific (not artistic)0.08791278
indulgent (not sober)0.08272100
high-tech (not low-tech)0.07911235
mature (not juvenile)0.07821196
deep (not shallow)0.07152139
bossy (not meek)0.06962112
angelic (not demonic)0.06212095
genius (not dunce)0.06072122
loyal (not traitorous)0.06042155
alpha (not beta)0.05992099
lavish (not frugal)0.05712094
reasonable (not deranged)0.05652113
mainstream (not arcane)0.04872101
feisty (not gracious)0.04752097
intimate (not formal)0.04552129
nerd (not jock)0.04472116
conventional (not creative)0.04342167
feminine (not masculine)0.03742164
blissful (not haunted)0.03471210
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.03112096
social (not reclusive)0.02572102
stylish (not slovenly)0.02432122
orderly (not chaotic)0.02322124
sheriff (not outlaw)0.02082099
altruistic (not selfish)0.02012101
charming (not awkward)0.02012166
fresh (not stinky)0.01812098
lenient (not strict)0.01462144
obedient (not rebellious)0.01152127
emotional (not logical)0.00432152
sarcastic (not genuine)0.00341239
wild (not tame)0.00311225
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.0032098
skeptical (not spiritual)0.00272151

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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