Handling Data

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Handling Data

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


Questions and Answers
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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. 

      She had made a mistake

  • 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

  • 10. 
    Tally marks are usually drawn in groups of
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5