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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.


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 2
2 It's bad 17
3 It's okay 281
4 It's good 1106
5 It's my favorite 251

This gives it an average score of 3.96 / 5. Making it 192nd 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 general in important ways. And there are some very obvious things you can point to: users of the quiz are biased towards being women and being younger. To kind of explore this idea, we can correlate user ratings with responses to the self-report personality quiz to see what type of people give this universe higher ratings. The table below show the correlation between a users response to a specific self report item and their rating of this universe.

Item Correlation with rating n
high-tech (not low-tech)0.086816
lavish (not frugal)0.0811560
nurturing (not poisonous)0.081579
deep (not shallow)0.0781622
loyal (not traitorous)0.0741640
mature (not juvenile)0.071785
alpha (not beta)0.0681568
feminine (not masculine)0.0671645
blissful (not haunted)0.064787
genius (not dunce)0.0631609
charming (not awkward)0.061645
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.0591587
feisty (not gracious)0.0581581
mainstream (not arcane)0.0551562
fresh (not stinky)0.0531584
social (not reclusive)0.0531592
emotional (not logical)0.0491638
disarming (not creepy)0.0461546
angelic (not demonic)0.0431584
bossy (not meek)0.0411591
stylish (not slovenly)0.0411603
scientific (not artistic)0.039854
indulgent (not sober)0.0341577
intimate (not formal)0.0311604
wild (not tame)0.029803
altruistic (not selfish)0.0281584
lenient (not strict)0.0231611
obedient (not rebellious)0.0161616
reasonable (not deranged)0.0161599
orderly (not chaotic)0.0111610
outlaw (not sheriff)0.0081577
conventional (not creative)0.0071642
genuine (not sarcastic)0.006823
spiritual (not skeptical)0.0051634
nerd (not jock)0.0031589
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.0031529


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