Worksheet: Reading Bar Graphs with Non-Unit Scales

In this worksheet, we will practice reading a bar graph when the scale on the axis counts in more than one unit.

Q1:

The bar graph shows the sports that children play after school.

How many more children play baseball than football?

  • A39 children
  • B40 children
  • C38 children
  • D37 children

How many children play hockey or tennis?

  • A72 children
  • B74 children
  • C73 children
  • D70 children

Q2:

The graph shows the number of students who joined various activity clubs in a school. Complete the given table.

Activity Music Sports Art Theatre Scouting
Number
  • A25, 35, 45, 25, 40
  • B25, 45, 30, 25, 40
  • C25, 30, 45, 25, 40
  • D25, 30, 25, 45, 40
  • E25, 30, 45, 45, 40

Q3:

Using the information in the graph, complete the given table by filling in the population in thousands for each year.

Year 1,950 1,960 1,970 1,980 1,990 2,000
Population in Thousands
  • A5, 20, 20, 60, 55, 90
  • B5, 25, 20, 55, 60, 90
  • C5, 20, 55, 25, 60, 90
  • D5, 20, 25, 55, 60, 90

Q4:

The bar chart shows the number of students who play different sports at a school. Is diving or football more popular?

  • Adiving
  • Bfootball

Q5:

The graph shows the number of boys and girls in two different classes. What is the largest number of boys in a class?

Q6:

The bar chart shows the number of students who play different sports at a school. What is the least popular sport?

  • Aswimming
  • Bbasketball
  • Cfootball
  • Dhandball

Q7:

The graph shows the number of births at a hospital from 2,003 to 2,007. How many births were there in 2,003?

  • A150 babies
  • B250 babies
  • C100 babies
  • D200 babies

Q8:

The graph shows a student’s journey time to school on each day of one week. On which day did it take 20 minutes?

  • AMonday
  • BSunday
  • CTuesday
  • DWednesday

Q9:

The bar graph shows the number of pens, pencils, rulers and erasers sold by a store in one week, but the labels are missing. The store sold more pens than any other item, erasers were least popular, and more pencils were sold than rulers. How many rulers did they sell?

Q10:

The graph shows the donations of five people to an orphanage. Find the difference between the greatest and the smallest donation.

  • A700 pounds
  • B600 pounds
  • C50 pounds
  • D750 pounds
  • E500 pounds

Q11:

The graph shows the time it takes students in a school to travel to school. How many students take more than 15 minutes?

Q12:

Every student has a favorite subject. The bar graph shows the favorite subjects of students at a school.

What is the total number of students at the school?

Q13:

The graph shows the ages of a family. How old is the youngest family member?

Q14:

The graph shows the donations of five people to an orphanage. What was the highest donation?

  • A700 pounds
  • B300 pounds
  • C450 pounds
  • D400 pounds
  • E650 pounds

Q15:

The graph shows how students travel to school. How many students walk?

Q16:

The given graph shows the number of books a group of friends have. Who has two books fewer than Matthew?