
Challenge Exercises:
Data and Graphs 

Unit 11 > Lesson 9 of 10 
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1. 
Mrs. Glosser's class voted on their favorite type of toy. Each
student voted once. Here is the vote: doll 4, action figure 4, educational toy 3, video game 6,
electronics 5, building blocks 1. Which of the following bar graphs shows all of these facts correctly?
(Note that the title of each graph has been omitted.)

2. 
An infant's weight was recorded in pounds for each of 7 weeks. Here is the data:
Week 1: 7.5 lbs;
Week 2: 7.1 lbs; Week 3: 7.4 lbs; Week 4: 7.7 lbs; Week
5: 8.2 lbs; Week 6: 8.6 lbs; Week 7: 9.0 lbs.
Which of the following line graphs shows all of these facts correctly?
(Note that the title of each graph has been omitted. Also, the value for each
point has not been labeled.)

3. 
The amount of time spent on daily activities is given in hours as
follows: School 8, Sleep 6, Entertainment 5, Homework
3, Meals 2. Which of the following
circle graphs shows all of these facts correctly? (Note that all titles
have been omitted.)

4. 
What kind of graph would you use to represent the speed in km
per hour of the world's fastest 20 animals? 
 


 
5. 
What kind of graph would you use to represent the annual number
of vehicle fatalities in your state for the last 10 years? 
 


 
6. 
What kind of graph would you use to represent the number
of Internet users in 10 different countries? 
 


 
7. 
What kind of graph would you use to represent the percentage of
students in your school by grade level? 
 


 
Refer to the line graph below to answer Exercise 8.
8. 
What is wrong with the line graph above? 
 


 
Refer to the bar graph below to answer Exercise 9.
9. 
What is wrong with the bar graph above? 
 


 
Refer to the circle graph below to answer Exercise 10.
10. 
What is wrong with the circle graph above? 
 


 
This lesson is by Gisele Glosser. You can find me on Google.
