# GED Test #1: Graphics

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Questions: 8 | Attempts: 337  Settings  This test is going to test your knowledge based on the information provided to you in the GED Workbook.
This first test is going to measure your ability to correctly identify types of graphs and questions pertaining to them, as well as your ability to synthesize the information of a graph for use in answering multiple-choice questions.

• 1.

### What percentage of the SOCIAL STUDIES and SCIENCE tests on the GED consist of graphs?

• A.

10%

• B.

30%

• C.

60%

• D.

85%

• E.

97%

C. 60%
Explanation
As per the first page in the GED Workbook, 60% of these two sections will be comprised of graphic materials

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• 2.

### What is the FIRST thing that you must look at when beginning to evaluate any graph?

• A.

The title

• B.

The measurements

• C.

The categories

• D.

The color of the sections

• E.

None of the above

A. The title
Explanation
When first looking at any graph, the title is ALWAYS the first thing you look at. It will give the context by which you will evaluate the questions that follow it.

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• 3.

### Which type of question ASKS YOU TO CHOOSE THE ANSWER THAT IS BEST SUPPORTED BY THE GRAPH?

• A.

Analysis

• B.

Evaluation

• C.

Comprehension

• D.

Application

B. Evaluation
Explanation
The type of question that asks you to choose the answer that is best supported by the graph is an evaluation question. In this type of question, you are required to critically analyze the information presented in the graph and make a judgment or assessment based on that information. By evaluating the data and interpreting the trends or patterns shown in the graph, you can determine the answer that is most strongly supported by the evidence presented.

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• 4.

### Which type of question ASKS YOU TO LOOK UP A PIECE OF INFORMATION ON THE GRAPH?

• A.

Evaluation

• B.

Comprehension

• C.

Application

• D.

Analysis

B. Comprehension
Explanation
Comprehension questions typically require the reader to understand and interpret information presented in a graph or chart. These types of questions ask the reader to extract specific details or facts from the graph and demonstrate their understanding of the information. Therefore, a comprehension question would ask you to look up a piece of information on the graph.

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• 5.

### Which type of question ASKS YOU TO LOOK AT TWO OR MORE THINGS ON THE GRAPH AND THEN COMPARE THEM AGAINST EACH OTHER TO REACH AN ANSWER?

• A.

Comprehension

• B.

Analysis

• C.

Evaluation

• D.

Application

D. Application
Explanation
The type of question that asks you to look at two or more things on the graph and then compare them against each other to reach an answer is an application question. These types of questions require you to apply your understanding of the information presented in the graph to make a comparison and draw conclusions.

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• 6.

### Which type of question WANTS YOU TO LOOK AT THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TWO THINGS AND PICK THE ONE WITH THE LEAST AMOUNT OF DIFFERENCE?

• A.

Evaluation

• B.

Comprehension

• C.

Analysis

• D.

Application

C. Analysis
Explanation
Analysis is the correct answer because it involves examining and comparing the differences between two things. In an analysis question, you are required to look closely at the details and characteristics of each option and determine which one has the least amount of difference. This type of question tests your ability to critically evaluate and compare information, making analysis the most appropriate choice for this scenario.

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• 7.

### In the graph above, we are measuring the amount of car defects per factory over a certain period of time. During this amount of time, how many car defects has Factory A had?

• A.

21,000 Defects

• B.

21 Defects per 1,000 Cars

B. 21 Defects per 1,000 Cars
Explanation
Factory A has had 21 defects per 1,000 cars. This means that for every 1,000 cars produced by Factory A, there have been 21 defects.

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• 8.

### The pie chart above gives us a sample family budget for a given year. What is the total percentage of the three biggest expenses?

• A.

61%

• B.

73%

• C.

33%

• D.

79%

D. 79%
Explanation
The pie chart shows a sample family budget for a given year. The question asks for the total percentage of the three biggest expenses. Since the answer is 79%, it means that the three biggest expenses in the family budget account for 79% of the total budget.

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