Name:    Try It Out -- Chapter 3, Lesson 1

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1.

Select the type of graph that you should use to display the data for the purpose stated.

To predict the population growth of Toronto in the future.
 a. bar graph b. pictograph c. scatter plot d. line graph

2.

Select the type of graph that you should use to display the data for the purpose stated.

To compare the amount spent in various categories of a family budget.
 a. bar graph b. circle graph c. scatter plot d. line graph

3.

Select the type of graph that you should use to display the data for the purpose stated.

To look for a relationship between the number of hours students in your class study and the mark they receive in math.
 a. bar graph b. circle graph c. scatter plot d. line graph

4.

Select the term to complete the sentence.

To look for a trend or relationship between two quantities it is best to use a _____.
 a. scatter plot b. bar graph c. circle graph d. pictograph

5.

You have found some data in the newspaper which lists the percent of students who have allergies over a 20 year period.

What type of graph would you use if you want to be able to predict the percent of students with allergies in the future?
 a. scatter plot b. line graph c. circle graph d. bar graph

6.

You want to compare the quantity of the different types of recycled material (glass, plastic, paper, cans) that your community recycles.

What type of graph would you use to display the data?
 a. line graph b. circle graph c. scatter plot d. pictograph

7.

A group of citizens are protesting against using fertilizers and weed killers for lawns.  They have collected data in the 6 major suburbs of their city.  The data for each suburb tells them the number of households in that suburb that use fertilizers and weed killers.

How should they organize and display their data on their posters in order to easily see the comparison between suburbs?
 a. line graph b. scatter plot c. bar graph d. circle graph

8.

Sandra works for a milk production company.  She needs to know what type of milk (whole, 2%, 1%, fat-free) people drink, and what change has occurred over the years in people’s preference.  She has the data indicating the amount of each type milk consumed in the last ten years.

How should she display the data to clearly see the comparison between types of milk, and the trend, if any, that took place in the last ten years?
 a. scatter plot b. bar graph c. circle graph d. line graph