Bar Graph Worksheets

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1.

The table shows the production, imports and consumption of electricity of a particular State. Pick an appropriate bar graph that represents the statistics in the table.

Year | Electricity production | Electricity imports | Consumption |

1985 | 70 | 70 | 65 |

1990 | 75 | 75 | 80 |

1995 | 80 | 70 | 70 |

2000 | 70 | 80 | 85 |

a. | Graph 1 | ||

b. | Graph 2 | ||

c. | Graph 3 | ||

d. | Graph 4 |

Observe the graphs to match the heights of the bars in each graph with the values given in the table.

It can be observed that the heights of bars in Graph 2 matches with the values given in the table.

So, Graph 2 shows appropriate representation of the data given in the table.

Correct answer : (2)

2.

The monthly sales of an automobile dealer are shown in the table. Pick an appropriate bar graph for the data.

Months | Sales in '000 $ |

Jan | 15 |

Feb | 14 |

Mar | 13 |

Apr | 16 |

May | 12 |

June | 15 |

a. | Figure 4 | ||

b. | Figure 1 | ||

c. | Figure 3 | ||

d. | Figure 2 |

The sales data needs to be plotted on

Plot appropriate values for all the months as given in the table.

The correct bar graph is shown by Figure 1.

Correct answer : (2)

3.

A survey conducted by the Education Department reveals the expenditures on the Secondary and the High schools. Pick an appropriate bar graph which represents the data shown in the table.

Year | Elementary & Secondary school (in $millions) | High school (in $millions) |

1985 | 325 | 225 |

1990 | 361 | 240 |

1995 | 418 | 274 |

2000 | 425 | 277 |

a. | Graph 1 | ||

b. | Graph 2 | ||

c. | Graph 3 | ||

d. | Graph 4 |

Match the heights of each bar with the values given in the table.

Observe that the heights of the bars in Graph 1 match with the values given in the table.

So, Graph 1 represents the data in the table.

Correct answer : (1)

4.

The bar graph shows the opinion poll for all time favorite sports stars. Find the median for the bar graph.

a. | 19 | ||

b. | 13 | ||

c. | 15 | ||

d. | 12 |

There are two middle data values in the data.

Median = average of two middle values =

Correct answer : (1)

5.

The graph shows the number of vehicle registrations from the year 1995 to 2000. Calculate rise in percentage of the registrations from 1995 to 2000 .

a. | 4.92 % | ||

b. | 2.33 % | ||

c. | 2.91 % | ||

d. | 3.54% |

Number of vehicles registered in the year 1995 = 215 million

The percentage increase = (Increase in the number of vehicles/ original number of vehicles) x 100

So, percentage rise in vehicle registrations from 1995 to 2000 =

Correct answer : (2)

6.

The table shows the number of students enrolled in the elementary, the secondary, and the high school. Choose the bar graph which represents the data in the table.

Year | Elementary school | Middle school | High school |

1985 | 34 | 13 | 14 |

1990 | 36 | 14 | 13 |

1995 | 38 | 13 | 10 |

2000 | 37 | 15 | 15 |

a. | Graph 1 | ||

b. | Graph 2 | ||

c. | Graph 3 | ||

d. | Graph 4 |

Match the heights of the bars with the values given in the table.

It can be seen that the heights of the bars in Graph 1 match with the values given in the table.

So, Graph 1 is the bar graph that represents the data given in the table.

Correct answer : (1)

7.

The bar graph shows the average number of vacationers going to different holiday destinations per year. Which is the most popular holiday destination ?

a. | U.S East | ||

b. | Asia | ||

c. | Australia | ||

d. | Canada |

The place which has the maximum average number of vacationers per year will be the most popular holiday destination.

From the bar graph, the bar representing the average number of vacationers for Australia is the highest.

[An average of 40000 vacationers visit Australia every year.]

So, the most popular holiday destination is Australia.

Correct answer : (3)

8.

The number of chocolates that Nina ate last week are shown in the bar graph. On which day of the week did Nina eat two times as many chocolates as she did on Wednesday?

a. | Wednesday | ||

b. | Tuesday | ||

c. | Thursday | ||

d. | Monday |

Two times the number of chocolates she ate on Wednesday = 2 x 4 = 8

Nina ate 8 chocolates on Monday.

Correct answer : (4)

9.

The list below tells you the number of toys withTanya, with different hair color.

6 toys with black hair, 2 toys with red hair, 4 toys with brown hair, and 4 toys with orange hair. Which of the following bar graphs represents this data?

6 toys with black hair, 2 toys with red hair, 4 toys with brown hair, and 4 toys with orange hair. Which of the following bar graphs represents this data?

a. | Graph 2 | ||

b. | Graph 3 | ||

c. | Graph 4 | ||

d. | Graph 1 |

Correct answer : (1)

10.

The table shows the number of students admitted in a school from the year 1992 to 1996. Pick an appropriate bar graph to display the data.

Year | Number of students |

1992 | 65 |

1993 | 85 |

1994 | 70 |

1995 | 55 |

1996 | 75 |

a. | Graph 4 | ||

b. | Graph 3 | ||

c. | Graph 1 | ||

d. | Graph 2 |

Observe the heights of the bars in the graphs to match with the values given in the table

Only the graph 2 has the heights of the bars matched with the values in the table given.

So, Graph 2 is the appropriate graph.

Correct answer : (4)