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label-coarse (class label)label-fine (class label)text (string)
0 (DESC)
0 (manner)
How did serfdom develop in and then leave Russia ?
1 (ENTY)
1 (cremat)
What films featured the character Popeye Doyle ?
0 (DESC)
0 (manner)
How can I find a list of celebrities ' real names ?
1 (ENTY)
2 (animal)
What fowl grabs the spotlight after the Chinese Year of the Monkey ?
2 (ABBR)
3 (exp)
What is the full form of .com ?
3 (HUM)
4 (ind)
What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch ?
3 (HUM)
5 (gr)
What team did baseball 's St. Louis Browns become ?
3 (HUM)
6 (title)
What is the oldest profession ?
0 (DESC)
7 (def)
What are liver enzymes ?
3 (HUM)
4 (ind)
Name the scar-faced bounty hunter of The Old West .
4 (NUM)
8 (date)
When was Ozzy Osbourne born ?
0 (DESC)
9 (reason)
Why do heavier objects travel downhill faster ?
3 (HUM)
4 (ind)
Who was The Pride of the Yankees ?
3 (HUM)
4 (ind)
Who killed Gandhi ?
1 (ENTY)
10 (event)
What is considered the costliest disaster the insurance industry has ever faced ?
5 (LOC)
11 (state)
What sprawling U.S. state boasts the most airports ?
0 (DESC)
12 (desc)
What did the only repealed amendment to the U.S. Constitution deal with ?
4 (NUM)
13 (count)
How many Jews were executed in concentration camps during WWII ?
0 (DESC)
7 (def)
What is `` Nine Inch Nails '' ?
0 (DESC)
7 (def)
What is an annotated bibliography ?
4 (NUM)
8 (date)
What is the date of Boxing Day ?
1 (ENTY)
14 (other)
What articles of clothing are tokens in Monopoly ?
3 (HUM)
4 (ind)
Name 11 famous martyrs .
0 (DESC)
12 (desc)
What 's the Olympic motto ?
0 (DESC)
12 (desc)
What is the origin of the name ` Scarlett ' ?
1 (ENTY)
15 (letter)
What 's the second-most-used vowel in English ?
3 (HUM)
4 (ind)
Who was the inventor of silly putty ?
5 (LOC)
14 (other)
What is the highest waterfall in the United States ?
1 (ENTY)
14 (other)
Name a golf course in Myrtle Beach .
5 (LOC)
11 (state)
Which two states enclose Chesapeake Bay ?
2 (ABBR)
3 (exp)
What does the abbreviation AIDS stand for ?
1 (ENTY)
14 (other)
What does a spermologer collect ?
4 (NUM)
13 (count)
How many points make up a perfect fivepin bowling score ?
3 (HUM)
5 (gr)
Which company that manufactures video-game hardware sells the `` super system '' ?
4 (NUM)
13 (count)
How many Community Chest cards are there in Monopoly ?
0 (DESC)
12 (desc)
What do Mormons believe ?
4 (NUM)
8 (date)
When did the neanderthal man live ?
1 (ENTY)
16 (religion)
In what religion was Isis the nature goddess ?
5 (LOC)
14 (other)
Where do the adventures of `` The Swiss Family Robinson '' take place ?
1 (ENTY)
2 (animal)
What relative of the racoon is sometimes known as the cat-bear ?
0 (DESC)
0 (manner)
How can I register my website in Yahoo for free ?
1 (ENTY)
14 (other)
What was cash-conscious Colonel Edwin L. Drake the first to drill ?
4 (NUM)
13 (count)
How many people in the world speak French ?
4 (NUM)
13 (count)
How many inches over six feet is the Venus de Milo ?
0 (DESC)
0 (manner)
How do they find or choose witnesses to an execution ?
3 (HUM)
4 (ind)
What 1920s cowboy star rode Tony the Wonder Horse ?
1 (ENTY)
17 (food)
What cocktail inspired John Doxat to write the book Stirred-Not Shaken ?
3 (HUM)
5 (gr)
What ISPs exist in the Caribbean ?
0 (DESC)
0 (manner)
How do you ask a total stranger out on a date ?
1 (ENTY)
14 (other)
What weapon is the mythological character Apollo most proficient with ?
5 (LOC)
18 (country)
What country do the Galapagos Islands belong to ?
0 (DESC)
7 (def)
What is ethology ?
3 (HUM)
4 (ind)
Who was the prophet of the Muslim people ?
0 (DESC)
12 (desc)
Where did the term `` 86ed '' come from ?
3 (HUM)
4 (ind)
Who is Snoopy 's arch-enemy ?
0 (DESC)
7 (def)
What is the nature of learning ?
1 (ENTY)
19 (color)
What 's the only color Johnny Cash wears on stage ?
1 (ENTY)
20 (termeq)
What 's the term for a young fox ?
5 (LOC)
11 (state)
What U.S. state lived under six flags ?
0 (DESC)
7 (def)
What is the Kashmir issue ?
5 (LOC)
14 (other)
Where is the Loop ?
0 (DESC)
7 (def)
What does `` extended definition '' mean and how would one write a paper on it ?
5 (LOC)
18 (country)
What country 's capital is Tirana ?
0 (DESC)
7 (def)
What is titanium ?
3 (HUM)
4 (ind)
Who do Herb and Tootsie live next door to ?
5 (LOC)
21 (city)
Which city has the oldest relationship as a sister city with Los Angeles ?
0 (DESC)
7 (def)
What is a caldera ?
0 (DESC)
9 (reason)
Why do people get calluses ?
5 (LOC)
14 (other)
What are the names of the tourist attractions in Reims ?
0 (DESC)
9 (reason)
What are Cushman and Wakefield known for ?
5 (LOC)
14 (other)
What body of water does the Danube River flow into ?
3 (HUM)
4 (ind)
Who is the founder of Scientology ?
1 (ENTY)
14 (other)
What does the six-footed Musca domestica become when it enters a house ?
0 (DESC)
12 (desc)
What is the history of skateboarding ?
3 (HUM)
4 (ind)
Who starred in Singing in the Rain and The Singing Nun ?
0 (DESC)
0 (manner)
How do I make fuel bricks from recycled newspaper ?
3 (HUM)
4 (ind)
What 19th-century painter died in the Marquesas Islands ?
1 (ENTY)
22 (body)
The corpus callosum is in what part of the body ?
0 (DESC)
0 (manner)
How do I log on to home page at Headquarters U.S. European Command ?
5 (LOC)
18 (country)
What country did the Nazis occupy for 1 , CD NNS IN NNP NNP NNP .
1 (ENTY)
14 (other)
What is Nebraska 's most valuable resource ?
4 (NUM)
13 (count)
How many species of the Great White shark are there ?
0 (DESC)
12 (desc)
What is the origin of head lice ?
5 (LOC)
11 (state)
What is the nickname for the state of Mississippi ?
1 (ENTY)
2 (animal)
What was the first domesticated bird ?
4 (NUM)
13 (count)
How many villi are found in the small intestine ?
5 (LOC)
18 (country)
What country did King Wenceslas rule ?
1 (ENTY)
23 (dismed)
What is a fear of shadows ?
3 (HUM)
4 (ind)
Who were the five Marx brothers ?
4 (NUM)
8 (date)
In which year was New Zealand excluded from the ANZUS alliance ?
4 (NUM)
8 (date)
When did CNN begin broadcasting ?
0 (DESC)
9 (reason)
What causes the body to shiver in cold temperatures ?
0 (DESC)
7 (def)
What are bear and bull markets ?
1 (ENTY)
1 (cremat)
What J.R.R. Tolkien book features Bilbo Baggins as the central character ?
0 (DESC)
7 (def)
What is `` dew point '' ?
0 (DESC)
7 (def)
What is the meaning of Jesus ?
3 (HUM)
5 (gr)
What company 's logo is a `` W '' in a circle ?
0 (DESC)
7 (def)
What is the definition of a cascade ?
4 (NUM)
8 (date)
When did Rococo painting and architecture flourish ?
5 (LOC)
18 (country)
What country 's national passenger rail system is called Via ?
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Dataset Card for "trec"

Dataset Summary

The Text REtrieval Conference (TREC) Question Classification dataset contains 5500 labeled questions in training set and another 500 for test set. The dataset has 6 labels, 47 level-2 labels. Average length of each sentence is 10, vocabulary size of 8700.

Data are collected from four sources: 4,500 English questions published by USC (Hovy et al., 2001), about 500 manually constructed questions for a few rare classes, 894 TREC 8 and TREC 9 questions, and also 500 questions from TREC 10 which serves as the test set.

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Dataset Structure

Data Instances

default

  • Size of downloaded dataset files: 0.34 MB
  • Size of the generated dataset: 0.39 MB
  • Total amount of disk used: 0.74 MB

An example of 'train' looks as follows.

{
    "label-coarse": 1,
    "label-fine": 2,
    "text": "What fowl grabs the spotlight after the Chinese Year of the Monkey ?"
}

Data Fields

The data fields are the same among all splits.

default

  • label-coarse: a classification label, with possible values including DESC (0), ENTY (1), ABBR (2), HUM (3), NUM (4).
  • label-fine: a classification label, with possible values including manner (0), cremat (1), animal (2), exp (3), ind (4).
  • text: a string feature.

Data Splits

name train test
default 5452 500

Dataset Creation

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Source Data

Initial Data Collection and Normalization

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Annotations

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Personal and Sensitive Information

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Citation Information

@inproceedings{li-roth-2002-learning,
    title = "Learning Question Classifiers",
    author = "Li, Xin  and
      Roth, Dan",
    booktitle = "{COLING} 2002: The 19th International Conference on Computational Linguistics",
    year = "2002",
    url = "https://www.aclweb.org/anthology/C02-1150",
}
@inproceedings{hovy-etal-2001-toward,
    title = "Toward Semantics-Based Answer Pinpointing",
    author = "Hovy, Eduard  and
      Gerber, Laurie  and
      Hermjakob, Ulf  and
      Lin, Chin-Yew  and
      Ravichandran, Deepak",
    booktitle = "Proceedings of the First International Conference on Human Language Technology Research",
    year = "2001",
    url = "https://www.aclweb.org/anthology/H01-1069",
}

Contributions

Thanks to @lhoestq, @thomwolf for adding this dataset.

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