Name:    Lesson 5: Constructing Double-Bar Graphs

1.

Caelan surveyed two local schools to find out the students’ favourite water sport. He displayed his data in this double-bar graph.Use this graph to answer the following questions.

What does the legend on the graph tell you?
 a. the list of water sports c. the number of students b. the colour for each school surveyed d. the number of students surveyed

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What does the vertical axis of the graph represent?
 a. the list of water sports c. the schools that were surveyed b. the number of students surveyed d. the colour for each school surveyed

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What does the horizontal axis of the graph represent?
 a. the colour for each school surveyed c. the number of students b. the schools that were surveyed d. the list of water sports

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Why did Caelan use red and blue for his graph?
 a. red and blue are Caelan’s favourite colours b. the red represents the number of students from Mapleview School and the blue represents the number of students from Lakeridge School c. Caelan wanted to make the graph colourful d. the red represents the number of students from Lakeridge School and the blue represents the number of students from Mapleview School

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Use the graph to select the statement that is true.
 a. Fishing and swimming are the two most favourite sports for the students at both schools. b. Red and blue are the two most favourite colours of the students at both schools. c. More students at Mapleview like canoeing than students at Lakeridge. d. Fewer students from Mapleview like water skiing than students at Lakeridge.

6.

Cassie asked students from two schools what their favourite ice cream flavour is. She collected the data shown in the table. She then constructed the double-bar graph to compare the data.Use the graph to answer the following questions.

 Flavour of Ice Cream Northern Heights School Eastview School Vanilla 72 81 Chocolate 68 62 Strawberry 59 72 Butterscotch 28 51 Rocky Road 24 12

Which axis shows the number of students?
 a. horizontal b. bottom c. vertical d. top

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What scale did Cassie use for the vertical axis?
 a. the scale goes up by 20 c. the scale goes up by 100 b. the scale goes up by 10 d. the scale goes up by 50

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What title should Cassie use for the horizontal axis?
 a. Northern Heights School c. Number of Students b. Eastview School d. Flavour of Ice Cream

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How should Cassie label the legend?
 a. yellow is Northern Heights School and blue is Eastview School b. yellow is vanilla and rocky road and blue is chocolate and butterscotch c. blue is Northern Heights School and yellow is Eastview School d. blue is the larger numbers and yellow is the smaller numbers

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What title should Cassie use for her graph?
 a. Favourtie Teacher c. Favourite School b. Favourite Colour d. Favourite Ice Cream Flavour