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How did serfdom develop in and then leave Russia ?
2DESC
26DESC:manner
What films featured the character Popeye Doyle ?
1ENTY
5ENTY:cremat
How can I find a list of celebrities ' real names ?
2DESC
26DESC:manner
What fowl grabs the spotlight after the Chinese Year of the Monkey ?
1ENTY
2ENTY:animal
What is the full form of .com ?
0ABBR
1ABBR:exp
What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch ?
3HUM
29HUM:ind
What team did baseball 's St. Louis Browns become ?
3HUM
28HUM:gr
What is the oldest profession ?
3HUM
30HUM:title
What are liver enzymes ?
2DESC
24DESC:def
Name the scar-faced bounty hunter of The Old West .
3HUM
29HUM:ind
When was Ozzy Osbourne born ?
5NUM
39NUM:date
Why do heavier objects travel downhill faster ?
2DESC
27DESC:reason
Who was The Pride of the Yankees ?
3HUM
29HUM:ind
Who killed Gandhi ?
3HUM
29HUM:ind
What is considered the costliest disaster the insurance industry has ever faced ?
1ENTY
8ENTY:event
What sprawling U.S. state boasts the most airports ?
4LOC
36LOC:state
What did the only repealed amendment to the U.S. Constitution deal with ?
2DESC
25DESC:desc
How many Jews were executed in concentration camps during WWII ?
5NUM
38NUM:count
What is `` Nine Inch Nails '' ?
2DESC
24DESC:def
What is an annotated bibliography ?
2DESC
24DESC:def
What is the date of Boxing Day ?
5NUM
39NUM:date
What articles of clothing are tokens in Monopoly ?
1ENTY
13ENTY:other
Name 11 famous martyrs .
3HUM
29HUM:ind
What 's the Olympic motto ?
2DESC
25DESC:desc
What is the origin of the name ` Scarlett ' ?
2DESC
25DESC:desc
What 's the second-most-used vowel in English ?
1ENTY
12ENTY:letter
Who was the inventor of silly putty ?
3HUM
29HUM:ind
What is the highest waterfall in the United States ?
4LOC
35LOC:other
Name a golf course in Myrtle Beach .
1ENTY
13ENTY:other
Which two states enclose Chesapeake Bay ?
4LOC
36LOC:state
What does the abbreviation AIDS stand for ?
0ABBR
1ABBR:exp
What does a spermologer collect ?
1ENTY
13ENTY:other
How many points make up a perfect fivepin bowling score ?
5NUM
38NUM:count
Which company that manufactures video-game hardware sells the `` super system '' ?
3HUM
28HUM:gr
How many Community Chest cards are there in Monopoly ?
5NUM
38NUM:count
What do Mormons believe ?
2DESC
25DESC:desc
When did the neanderthal man live ?
5NUM
39NUM:date
In what religion was Isis the nature goddess ?
1ENTY
16ENTY:religion
Where do the adventures of `` The Swiss Family Robinson '' take place ?
4LOC
35LOC:other
What relative of the racoon is sometimes known as the cat-bear ?
1ENTY
2ENTY:animal
How can I register my website in Yahoo for free ?
2DESC
26DESC:manner
What was cash-conscious Colonel Edwin L. Drake the first to drill ?
1ENTY
13ENTY:other
How many people in the world speak French ?
5NUM
38NUM:count
How many inches over six feet is the Venus de Milo ?
5NUM
38NUM:count
How do they find or choose witnesses to an execution ?
2DESC
26DESC:manner
What 1920s cowboy star rode Tony the Wonder Horse ?
3HUM
29HUM:ind
What cocktail inspired John Doxat to write the book Stirred-Not Shaken ?
1ENTY
9ENTY:food
What ISPs exist in the Caribbean ?
3HUM
28HUM:gr
How do you ask a total stranger out on a date ?
2DESC
26DESC:manner
What weapon is the mythological character Apollo most proficient with ?
1ENTY
13ENTY:other
What country do the Galapagos Islands belong to ?
4LOC
33LOC:country
What is ethology ?
2DESC
24DESC:def
Who was the prophet of the Muslim people ?
3HUM
29HUM:ind
Where did the term `` 86ed '' come from ?
2DESC
25DESC:desc
Who is Snoopy 's arch-enemy ?
3HUM
29HUM:ind
What is the nature of learning ?
2DESC
24DESC:def
What 's the only color Johnny Cash wears on stage ?
1ENTY
4ENTY:color
What 's the term for a young fox ?
1ENTY
21ENTY:termeq
What U.S. state lived under six flags ?
4LOC
36LOC:state
What is the Kashmir issue ?
2DESC
24DESC:def
Where is the Loop ?
4LOC
35LOC:other
What does `` extended definition '' mean and how would one write a paper on it ?
2DESC
24DESC:def
What country 's capital is Tirana ?
4LOC
33LOC:country
What is titanium ?
2DESC
24DESC:def
Who do Herb and Tootsie live next door to ?
3HUM
29HUM:ind
Which city has the oldest relationship as a sister city with Los Angeles ?
4LOC
32LOC:city
What is a caldera ?
2DESC
24DESC:def
Why do people get calluses ?
2DESC
27DESC:reason
What are the names of the tourist attractions in Reims ?
4LOC
35LOC:other
What are Cushman and Wakefield known for ?
2DESC
27DESC:reason
What body of water does the Danube River flow into ?
4LOC
35LOC:other
Who is the founder of Scientology ?
3HUM
29HUM:ind
What does the six-footed Musca domestica become when it enters a house ?
1ENTY
13ENTY:other
What is the history of skateboarding ?
2DESC
25DESC:desc
Who starred in Singing in the Rain and The Singing Nun ?
3HUM
29HUM:ind
How do I make fuel bricks from recycled newspaper ?
2DESC
26DESC:manner
What 19th-century painter died in the Marquesas Islands ?
3HUM
29HUM:ind
The corpus callosum is in what part of the body ?
1ENTY
3ENTY:body
How do I log on to home page at Headquarters U.S. European Command ?
2DESC
26DESC:manner
What country did the Nazis occupy for 1 , CD NNS IN NNP NNP NNP .
4LOC
33LOC:country
What is Nebraska 's most valuable resource ?
1ENTY
13ENTY:other
How many species of the Great White shark are there ?
5NUM
38NUM:count
What is the origin of head lice ?
2DESC
25DESC:desc
What is the nickname for the state of Mississippi ?
4LOC
36LOC:state
What was the first domesticated bird ?
1ENTY
2ENTY:animal
How many villi are found in the small intestine ?
5NUM
38NUM:count
What country did King Wenceslas rule ?
4LOC
33LOC:country
What is a fear of shadows ?
1ENTY
7ENTY:dismed
Who were the five Marx brothers ?
3HUM
29HUM:ind
In which year was New Zealand excluded from the ANZUS alliance ?
5NUM
39NUM:date
When did CNN begin broadcasting ?
5NUM
39NUM:date
What causes the body to shiver in cold temperatures ?
2DESC
27DESC:reason
What are bear and bull markets ?
2DESC
24DESC:def
What J.R.R. Tolkien book features Bilbo Baggins as the central character ?
1ENTY
5ENTY:cremat
What is `` dew point '' ?
2DESC
24DESC:def
What is the meaning of Jesus ?
2DESC
24DESC:def
What company 's logo is a `` W '' in a circle ?
3HUM
28HUM:gr
What is the definition of a cascade ?
2DESC
24DESC:def
When did Rococo painting and architecture flourish ?
5NUM
39NUM:date
What country 's national passenger rail system is called Via ?
4LOC
33LOC:country

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 coarse class labels and 50 fine class 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. These questions were manually labeled.

Supported Tasks and Leaderboards

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Languages

The language in this dataset is English (en).

Dataset Structure

Data Instances

  • Size of downloaded dataset files: 0.36 MB
  • Size of the generated dataset: 0.41 MB
  • Total amount of disk used: 0.78 MB

An example of 'train' looks as follows.

{
  'text': 'How did serfdom develop in and then leave Russia ?',
  'coarse_label': 2,
  'fine_label': 26
}

Data Fields

The data fields are the same among all splits.

  • text (str): Text of the question.
  • coarse_label (ClassLabel): Coarse class label. Possible values are:
    • 'ABBR' (0): Abbreviation.
    • 'ENTY' (1): Entity.
    • 'DESC' (2): Description and abstract concept.
    • 'HUM' (3): Human being.
    • 'LOC' (4): Location.
    • 'NUM' (5): Numeric value.
  • fine_label (ClassLabel): Fine class label. Possible values are:
    • ABBREVIATION:
      • 'ABBR:abb' (0): Abbreviation.
      • 'ABBR:exp' (1): Expression abbreviated.
    • ENTITY:
      • 'ENTY:animal' (2): Animal.
      • 'ENTY:body' (3): Organ of body.
      • 'ENTY:color' (4): Color.
      • 'ENTY:cremat' (5): Invention, book and other creative piece.
      • 'ENTY:currency' (6): Currency name.
      • 'ENTY:dismed' (7): Disease and medicine.
      • 'ENTY:event' (8): Event.
      • 'ENTY:food' (9): Food.
      • 'ENTY:instru' (10): Musical instrument.
      • 'ENTY:lang' (11): Language.
      • 'ENTY:letter' (12): Letter like a-z.
      • 'ENTY:other' (13): Other entity.
      • 'ENTY:plant' (14): Plant.
      • 'ENTY:product' (15): Product.
      • 'ENTY:religion' (16): Religion.
      • 'ENTY:sport' (17): Sport.
      • 'ENTY:substance' (18): Element and substance.
      • 'ENTY:symbol' (19): Symbols and sign.
      • 'ENTY:techmeth' (20): Techniques and method.
      • 'ENTY:termeq' (21): Equivalent term.
      • 'ENTY:veh' (22): Vehicle.
      • 'ENTY:word' (23): Word with a special property.
    • DESCRIPTION:
      • 'DESC:def' (24): Definition of something.
      • 'DESC:desc' (25): Description of something.
      • 'DESC:manner' (26): Manner of an action.
      • 'DESC:reason' (27): Reason.
    • HUMAN:
      • 'HUM:gr' (28): Group or organization of persons
      • 'HUM:ind' (29): Individual.
      • 'HUM:title' (30): Title of a person.
      • 'HUM:desc' (31): Description of a person.
    • LOCATION:
      • 'LOC:city' (32): City.
      • 'LOC:country' (33): Country.
      • 'LOC:mount' (34): Mountain.
      • 'LOC:other' (35): Other location.
      • 'LOC:state' (36): State.
    • NUMERIC:
      • 'NUM:code' (37): Postcode or other code.
      • 'NUM:count' (38): Number of something.
      • 'NUM:date' (39): Date.
      • 'NUM:dist' (40): Distance, linear measure.
      • 'NUM:money' (41): Price.
      • 'NUM:ord' (42): Order, rank.
      • 'NUM:other' (43): Other number.
      • 'NUM:period' (44): Lasting time of something
      • 'NUM:perc' (45): Percent, fraction.
      • 'NUM:speed' (46): Speed.
      • 'NUM:temp' (47): Temperature.
      • 'NUM:volsize' (48): Size, area and volume.
      • 'NUM:weight' (49): Weight.

Data Splits

name train test
default 5452 500

Dataset Creation

Curation Rationale

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Source Data

Initial Data Collection and Normalization

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Who are the source language producers?

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Annotations

Annotation process

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Who are the annotators?

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Personal and Sensitive Information

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Considerations for Using the Data

Social Impact of Dataset

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Discussion of Biases

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Other Known Limitations

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Additional Information

Dataset Curators

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Licensing 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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