For each of the following items, indicate the level of measurement – nominal, ordinal, or interval:
a. A tailor uses a tape measure to determine exactly where to cut a piece of cloth.
b. The speed of runners in a race is timed in seconds by a judge with a stopwatch.
c. Based on attendance figures, a ranking of the Top 10 rock concerts for the year
is compiled by the editors of a music magazine.
d. A zoologist counts the number of tigers, lions, and elephants she sees in a designated wildlife conservation area.
e. A convenience store clerk is asked to take and inventory of all items still on the shelves at the end of the month.
f. The student life director at a small college counts the number of freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors living in residence halls on campus.
g. Using a yardstick, a parent measures the growth of his child on a yearly basis.
h. In a track meet, runners in a half-mile race were ranked first, second, and third place.

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