Worksheet: Collecting Statistical Data

In this worksheet, we will practice collecting data using counting, recording, and measuring as an introduction to understanding the frequency tables.

Q1:

Using the frequency table, find which hobby is the most popular.

HobbySingingDrawingActingReadingMusicTotal
Number of Students78139643
  • Asinging
  • Bdrawing
  • Cacting
  • Dreading
  • Emusic

Q2:

The recorded temperatures in a week from Saturday to Friday were 28, 35, 39, 26, 34, 32, and 30, respectively. Which day was the hottest?

  • AFriday
  • BWednesday
  • CSaturday
  • DMonday
  • EThursday

Q3:

What is the best method to find out the number of cars entering a certain garage?

  • Acounting and recording
  • Basking others
  • Cmeasuring

Q4:

The pictograph shows the number of books sold by a bookstore in a week.

What is the total number of books sold that week?

Q5:

The table below represents the number of students studying various subjects in two schools. Calculate the total number of students who study art.

SubjectEnglishMusicArtHistoryScienceMathematics
First School465024813619
Second School 159162238757

Q6:

Are counting, recording, measuring and surveying data examples of data collection methods?

  • Ano
  • Byes

Q7:

What is the best method to find the height of a plant?

  • Aasking others
  • Bcounting and recording
  • Cmeasuring

Q8:

What is the best method to find out a student’s preference for extra-curricular activities?

  • Acounting and recording
  • Basking them
  • Cmeasuring

Q9:

The table shows the average temperature of each day in a town during one week. Which two days have equal temperature?

DaySaturdaySundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Temperature (C)21182123252217
  • ASunday and Monday
  • BSaturday and Monday
  • CMonday and Wednesday
  • DSaturday and Thursday

Q10:

The table shows the preferred means of transport for students in a class. What is the least popular means of transport?

Preferred Means of TransportTaxiBicycleBusTrain
Number of Students711168
  • Ataxi
  • Bbicycle
  • Ctrain
  • Dbus

Q11:

The table shows the number of students that are studying various subjects at university. What is the least popular subject?

SubjectArabicEnglishMathScienceArt
Number of Students3125586452
  • AScience
  • BMath
  • CEnglish
  • DArabic

Q12:

The table shows the recorded temperatures in 5 cities. Which city has a higher temperature than City 2?

CityCity 1City 2City 3City 4City 5
Temperature in degrees Celsius1440245039
  • ACity 3
  • BCity 2
  • CCity 1
  • DCity 4

Q13:

The table shows the recorded temperatures in 5 cities. Which city has the lowest temperature?

CityCity 1City 2City 3City 4City 5
Temperature in Degrees Celsius132491421
  • Acity 5
  • Bcity 2
  • Ccity 4
  • Dcity 3

Q14:

The following data points represent the number of books read by Andrew in different months: 5,6,3,9,6. What was the maximum number of books read by Andrew in one month?

Q15:

The recorded temperatures in a week from Saturday to Friday were 37, 28, 31, 32, 29, 26, and 34, respectively. On which days was the temperature less than 30?

  • ASunday, Wednesday, and Saturday
  • BSunday, Wednesday, and Tuesday
  • CSunday, Thursday, and Monday
  • DWednesday, Thursday, and Friday
  • ESunday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Q16:

The recorded temperatures in a week from Saturday to Friday were 39, 25, 32, 40, 28, 33, and 36 respectively. Which day was the coolest?

  • AMonday
  • BFriday
  • CSunday
  • DWednesday
  • EThursday

Q17:

Is representing data in a bar chart, a method of data collection?

  • Ano
  • Byes

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