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1. A line graph _______________________.

a) is used to represent data as part of a whole.
b) shows changes over time.
c) uses 2 different colored bars to compare 2 sets of data.
d) uses colored bars to represent data.

2. A circle graph ______________________.

a) is used when data is given in multiples.
b) shows changes over time.
c) is used to represent data as part of a whole.
d) uses 2 different colored bars to compare 2 sets of data.

3. A bar graph ______________________.

a) shows changes over time.
b) is used when data is given in multiples.
c) is used to represent data as part of a whole.
d) uses colored bars to represent data.

4. A pictograph ______________________.

a) is used to represent data as part of a whole..
b) shows changes over time.
c) is used when data is given in multiples.
d) uses 2 different colored bars to compare 2 sets of data.

5. A double bar graph ____________________.

a) is used to represent data as part of a whole.
b) shows changes over time.
c) uses 2 different colored bars to compare 2 sets of data.
d) uses colored bars to represent data.

6. Eric ran 20 miles in January, 25 miles in February, 20 miles in March, 30 miles in April and 40 miles in May. If Eric wanted to graph his mileage over these months, what graph would he use?

a) line graph
b) circle graph
c) pictograph
d) double bar graph

7. Stephanie wanted to graph how she spent her spare time. She calculated 45% of her time was spent talking on the phone, 5% was spent eating. 20 % was spent reading books, and 30% spent watching TV. What type of graph should Stephanie use?

a) bar graph
b) pictograph
c) line graph
d) circle graph

8. Randy sorted his CD collection into stacks. He had 35 country CD's, 12 gospel CD's, 25 rock and roll CD's, and 7 rap CD's. What type of graph would Randy use for this data?

a) circle graph
b) bar graph
c) line graph
d) double line graph

9. The Card Shack decided to take inventory of their store. They had 1,500 baseball cards, 1,250 basketball cards, 1,000 football cards and 1,750 hockey cards. If they wanted to put this data onto a graph, which graph should they use?

a) circle graph
b) pictograph
c) double bar graph
d) line graph

10. Julie and Taylor made homecoming ribbons for all teachers at their school. On Monday, Julie made 14 ribbons and Taylor made 12. Tuesday Julie made 15 ribbons and Taylor made 20. Wednesday Julie made 23 and Taylor made 25. What type of graph would best show their progress each day?

a) line graph
b) circle graph
c) pictograph
d) double bar graph


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