Scottish 2nd Level Bitesize

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1.

22 children were asked whether they walked to school. 11 children said yes. What fraction of a pie chart would be taken up by the Yes segment?

one quarter

one third

one half

2.

In a survey of 18 children, 12 had brown eyes and 6 had blue eyes. What fraction of a pie chart would be taken up by the segment for blue eyes?

3.

In one year, 300 Tourer bikes were sold. On a pictogram where 1 wheel represents 50 bikes, how many wheels would you put on the Tourer line?

1

6

300

4.

In a pictogram of favourite sandwich fillings, a face represents 4 children. The line for jam shows 7.5 faces. How many children prefer jam fillings?

30

28

7.5

5.

Which of these would be best at showing how the temperature of a pie changes over time when it is put in the oven?

Pie chart

Line graph

Bar chart

6.

240 people were asked what they'd had for breakfast. A pie chart was drawn of the results. Toast took up one quarter of the chart. This shows

60 people had toast for breakfast

90 people had toast for breakfast

most people like toast for breakfast

7.

What is it NOT important to do when looking at information in a bar chart.

Read the title and words on the chart to find out what it's telling you

Measure the width of each of the bars

Look carefully at the scale of the bar chart and read the height of each bar on the scale

8.

Emily drew a bar chart to show the number of different birds she saw on holiday. There was no bar above the label Puffin. What does this mean?

She didn't see any puffins on holiday

No puffins exist in this country

She had made a mistake

9.

Lee made a bar chart to show how many bikes he sold each day. Each day had its own bar. We could find out the total number of bikes Lee sold by

counting the number of bars

finding the height of the tallest bar

adding together the heights of all the bars in the chart

10.

Tally marks are usually drawn in groups of

2

5