# 7.3.1. Reading and Interpreting Data

The graph below represents the number of pens, pencils, rulers, and erasers sold by a store in one week. If pencils are the most sold item, pens are the least sold ones, and the number of sold erasers is more than that of the sold rulers, arrange the sold items in ascending order.

• Apencils, erasers, rulers, pens
• Brulers, erasers, pens, pencils
• Cpens, erasers, rulers, pencils
• Dpens, rulers, erasers, pencils
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The graph below represents what a girl has saved in 5 months. Determine the least amount she has saved in pounds, and find out in which month.

• A8, May
• B6, April
• C24, May
• D6, May
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The table below represents some students’ favourite sports. If there are 400 students, how many students prefer football?

 Sport Percentage Football Handball Basketball Swimming

• A80 students
• B140 students
• C60 students
• D120 students
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The following table shows the types and amounts of livestock in thousands in a certain country from 2000 to 2003.

Livestock2000200120022003
Cows4 4824 3104 0654 241
Buffaloes3 7933 8803 8953 829
Sheep5 1565 1215 2055 242
Goats3 6203 7663 6573 641

What was the number of buffaloes in 2 002?

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The graph below represents the amount and types of livestock in a country from the year 2000 to 2003. Determine the number of sheep in 2000.

• A
2 120 000
• B
4 294 000
• C
5 049 000
• D
3 078 000
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Was there a decrease in the number of goats from the year 2000 till 2003?

• Ano
• Byes
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Using the graph below, determine the subjects that scored or more and in which years.

• AMath in 2004, Physics in 2004, Biology in 2004, English in 2004, Math in 2007
• BMath in 2004, Physics in 2004, Biology in 2004, Math in 2005, Chemistry in 2005
• CChemistry in 2004, English in 2004, Physics in 2008, Biology in 2008
• DMath in 2004, Physics in 2004, Biology in 2004, Math in 2007, Chemistry in 2007
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Did buffaloes record the highest number of livestock in a year from the year 2000 to 2003?

• Ano
• Byes
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Using the graph below, determine the subjects that scored less than and in which years.

• APhysics in 2004, Math in 2005, Chemistry in 2005, English in 2005, Chemistry in 2007
• BMath in 2004, Chemistry in 2004, Biology in 2004, English in 2004, Math in 2005
• CPhysics in 2004, Physics in 2005, Biology in 2005, Physics in 2007, Math in 2008
• DPhysics in 2004, Math in 2005, Chemistry in 2005, English in 2005, Physics in 2007
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The graph below represents the number of livestock in different years. Is the number of goats the lowest number of livestock from 2000 to 2003?

• Ano
• Byes
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Is the number of camels increasing from a year to another?

• Ano
• Byes
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The following table shows cultivated land areas in thousands of hectares for winter crops in a certain country from 2001 to 2005:

Crops20012002200320042005
Wheat2 3412 4582 5792 6412 758
Beans375347338322293
Barely227239240239245
Clover2 4852 2022 2432 3982 172
Beet170157140157154
Vegetables778888838878832

Calculate the increase or decrease of the total area of cultivated land from 2 001 to 2 002.

85 000
hectares
• Bdecreased by
87 000
hectares
• Cincreased by
87 000
hectares
• Dincreased by
85 000
hectares
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The following table shows the cultivated land areas in thousands of hectares for winter crops in a certain country over a period of five years 2001–2005:

Crops2 0012 0022 0032 0042 005
Wheat2 3752 4402 5412 6512 766
Beans386359345324291
Barely243250231223247
Clover2 4322 4222 2292 2262 113
Beet164162154163159
Vegetables731882740740748
Total6 3316 5156 2406 3276 324

Calculate the increase or decrease of the total land area for the cultivation of beet from the year 2 004 to the year 2 005.

4 000
hectares
• Bincreased by
3 000
hectares
• Cdecreased by
3 000
hectares
• Dincreased by
4 000
hectares
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The line graph below shows the cultivated land areas in thousands of hectares in a certain country from the year 2001 to 2005. Did the cultivated area decrease from the year 2 001 to 2 005?

• Ano
• Byes
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The line graph below shows the cultivated land areas in thousands of hectares in a certain country from the year 2001 to 2005. Did the year 2001 have the lowest record of cultivated area?

• Ano
• Byes
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The line graph below shows the cultivated land areas in thousands of hectares in a certain country from the year 2001 to 2005. Determine whether there was an increase or decrease in the total area of the cultivated land from the year 2001 to 2002.

• Aincrease
• Bdecrease
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The table below shows the number of tourists who visited a country, in thousands, in 2005. If a pie chart is formed to represent the number of tourists of each nationality, calculate the central angle of the French tourists in the pie chart.

Nationality Number of Tourists 2 000 Total American Egyptian Italian French 800 280 760 160

• A
• B
• C
• D
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If the pie chart below shows the percentages of tourists of different nationalities who visited a country in 2005, calculate the central angle of the part representing the Italian tourists in the pie chart.

• A
• B
• C
• D
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The table below represents the types and the number of televisions produced in a factory from 2012 till 2015. Determine the percentage of the increase of the LED 42 inchs televisions from 2 013 till 2 014.

TV2012201320142015
HD 32 inchs1 8002 3002 4002 900
LED 32 inchs1 3001 3001 3001 300
HD 42 inchs2 3502 1001 9001 800
LED 42 inchs2 6002 5002 7503 050

• A
• B
• C
• D
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