Choosing the Appropriate Graph Worksheet

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1.

The table shows the favorite activities of 200 students. What type of graph would be most appropriate to show the data as parts of a whole?

a. | stem-and-leaf plot | ||

b. | line graph | ||

c. | circle graph | ||

d. | scatter plot |

Correct answer : (3)

2.

Identify the graph that is most appropriate to represent a data that denotes the amount of money spent on military over a period of time.

a. | stacked bar graph | ||

b. | line plot | ||

c. | stem-and-leaf plot | ||

d. | line graph |

Correct answer : (4)

3.

Which graph would be most appropriate to show the time in number of minutes that 25 employees take to travel to the office?

a. | stem-and-leaf plot | ||

b. | multiple bar graph | ||

c. | circle graph | ||

d. | multiple line graph |

Correct answer : (1)

4.

A survey was conducted on the length of the names of the students in a class. What type of graph would be most appropriate to show the range of the data?

a. | scatter plot | ||

b. | multiple bar graph | ||

c. | circle graph | ||

d. | line plot |

Correct answer : (4)

5.

The table shows the kinds of pets the students have in a class. What type of graph would be most appropriate for the data?

a. | stem-and-leaf plot | ||

b. | bar graph | ||

c. | box-whisker-plot | ||

d. | scatter plot |

Correct answer : (2)

6.

The table shows the yearly average earnings (in thousands of dollars) for men and women. Which type of graph would be most appropriate for the data?

a. | box-and-whisker plot | ||

b. | line plot | ||

c. | double bar graph | ||

d. | circle graph |

Correct answer : (3)

7.

The weight of 15 people(in kg) are listed: 34, 49, 23, 54, 35, 64, 40, 53, 52, 76, 48, 21, 47, 34, and 33. Which type of graph is appropriate for the data?

a. | bar graph | ||

b. | stem and leaf plot | ||

c. | circle graph | ||

d. | line graph |

Correct answer : (2)

8.

The table shows the school enrollment between 1992 to 1996. Which type of graph is appropriate for the data?

Year | Number of students |

1992 | 65 |

1993 | 85 |

1994 | 70 |

1995 | 70 |

1996 | 75 |

a. | line graph | ||

b. | double bar graph | ||

c. | box-and-whisker plot | ||

d. | circle graph |

Correct answer : (1)

9.

The table shows the number of cars sold in a week. Which type of graph is appropriate for the data?

Color of car | Red | White | Orange | Blue |

Number of cars | 15 | 24 | 7 | 11 |

a. | circle graph | ||

b. | stem and leaf plot | ||

c. | line plot | ||

d. | double bar graph |

Correct answer : (3)

10.

The table shows the number of school days each month during the last school year.

Which of the graphs best represents the data?

Month | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec | Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr |

Number of Days | 4 | 18 | 20 | 15 | 12 | 14 | 19 | 14 | 21 |

Which of the graphs best represents the data?

a. | Graph 4 | ||

b. | Graph 2 | ||

c. | Graph 1 | ||

d. | Graph 3 |

Correct answer : (3)