# Handling Data

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This is a quiz to test your knowledge about handling and presenting data.

• 1.

### 22 children were asked whether they walked to school. 11 children said yes. What fraction of a pie chart would be taken up by the Yes segment?

• A.

One quarter

• B.

One third

• C.

One half

C. One half
Explanation
11 out of 22 is one half. As one half of the children said yes, one half of a pie chart would be taken up by the Yes segment.

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• 2.

### In a survey of 18 children, 12 had brown eyes and 6 had blue eyes. What fraction of a pie chart would be taken up by the segment for blue eyes?

• A.

One quarter

• B.

One third

• C.

One half

B. One third
Explanation
6 out of 18 is one third. As one third of the children had blue eyes, one third of a pie chart would be taken up by the blue eyes segment.

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• 3.

### In one year, 300 Tourer bikes were sold. On a pictogram where 1 wheel represents 50 bikes, how many wheels would you put on the Tourer line?

• A.

1

• B.

6

• C.

300

B. 6
Explanation
6 wheels would represent 6 x 50 = 300 bikes.

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• 4.

### In a pictogram of favourite sandwich fillings, a face represents 4 children. The line for Tuna shows 7.5 faces. How many children prefer Tuna fillings?

• A.

30

• B.

28

• C.

7.5

A. 30
Explanation
If 1 face represents 4 children, then 7.5 faces represent 7.5 x 4 = 30 children.

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• 5.

### Which of these would be best at showing how the temperature of a pie changes over time when it is put in the oven?

• A.

Pie chart

• B.

Line graph

• C.

Bar chart

B. Line grapH
Explanation
A line graph would be best for showing how the temperature of the pie changes over time.

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• 6.

### 240 people were asked what they'd had for breakfast. A pie chart was drawn of the results. Toast took up one quarter of the chart. This shows

• A.

60 people had toast for breakfast

• B.

90 people had toast for breakfast

• C.

Most people like toast for breakfast

A. 60 people had toast for breakfast
Explanation
One quarter of 240 is 60. So 60 people had toast for breakfast.

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• 7.

### What is it NOT important to do when looking at information in a bar chart.

• A.

Read the title and words on the chart to find out what it's telling you

• B.

Measure the width of each of the bars

• C.

Look carefully at the scale of the bar chart and read the height of each bar on the scale

B. Measure the width of each of the bars
Explanation
The width of all the bars on a bar chart is the same and is not important.

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• 8.

### Emily drew a bar chart to show the number of different birds she saw on holiday. There was no bar above the label Puffin. What does this mean?

• A.

She didn't see any puffins on holiday

• B.

No puffins exist in this country

• C.

A. She didn't see any puffins on holiday
Explanation
If a label has no bar on a bar chart, you read the height as 0. So Emily saw 0 puffins on holiday.

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• 9.

### Lee made a bar chart to show how many bikes he sold each day. Each day had its own bar. We could find out the total number of bikes Lee sold by

• A.

Counting the number of bars

• B.

Finding the height of the tallest bar

• C.

Adding together the heights of all the bars in the chart

C. Adding together the heights of all the bars in the chart
Explanation
Adding together the heights of the bars would tell us the total number of bikes sold.

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• 10.

### Tally marks are usually drawn in groups of

• A.

1

• B.

3

• C.

5

C. 5
Explanation
Tally marks are usually drawn in groups of 5 to make them easier to count.

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