In this item we are to identify if the taste of an apple is a qualitative or a quantitative data. In reporting the taste of an apple, we usually do not use some scale or anything but we are only describing the taste. Thus, it is a qualitative data.
Data can be broadly divided into two types. Quantitative data is made up of numbers. Qualitative data is made up of descriptions. In this case, the taste of an apple is an example of qualitative data since it does not involve numbers but instead a description.