Worksheet: Reading Bar Graphs

In this worksheet, we will practice reading bar graphs with unit scales and solving put-together, take-apart, and compare problems.

Q1:

The Gotham Knights, the Metropolis Meteors, and Spartans won baseball games last summer. This bar graph shows how many games each team won.

How many games did the Gotham Knights win?

Q2:

Madison, David, and Daniel read some books during the summer break. The given bar graph shows the number of books each of them read.

How many books did Daniel read?

Q3:

Some students ate bananas, strawberries, or kiwis at a picnic. The given bar graph shows how many students ate each type of fruit.

How many more students ate strawberries than bananas?

Q4:

Children from Mrs. Jones’s class, Mr. Thomas’s class, and Mr. Jackson’s class bought sandwiches from the cafeteria. The given bar graph shows the number of sandwiches bought by each class.

How many fewer sandwiches did Mr. Thomas’s class buy than Mrs. Jones’s class?

Q5:

A hotel owner asked her guests how they traveled to her hotel. The given bar graph shows the mode of transport they used.

How many more people traveled by airplane than by boat?

Q6:

While sitting in a park, Sophia saw butterflies, bees, and ladybugs. The given bar graph shows how many of each insect she saw.

How many insects did Sophia see in total?

Q7:

A triathlon has three stages: running, cycling, and swimming. The given bar graph shows the stage the participants are at in a certain moment during the triathlon.

How many participants are there in total?

Q8:

A team of archeologists dug for artifacts at three excavation sites. The given bar graph shows how many artifacts were found at each one.

How many fewer artifacts were found in site 2 than site 1?

Q9:

A music store sells synthesizers, violins, and saxophones. The given bar graph shows how many of each instrument the store has.

How many more synthesizers are there than violins?

Q10:

Some children are listening to jazz, folk, and country music. The given bar graph shows the number of children listening to each genre.

How many children are listening to music all together?

Q11:

A toy store sells teddy bears, dolls, and balls.

How many toys are there in total?

Q12:

A bag contains several marbles of different colors. The given bar graph shows how many marbles of each color are in the bag.

How many marbles are in the bag all together?

Q13:

Michael needed some school supplies. He used tally marks to record his requirements.

Which of the following bar graphs represents the tally chart?

  • A
  • B

Q14:

While sitting in a park, Isabella saw butterflies, bees, and ladybugs. The given bar graph shows how many of each insect she saw.

Which of the following tally charts represents the given bar graph?

  • A
  • B
  • C

Q15:

A hotel owner asked her guests how they traveled to her hotel. The given bar graph shows the mode of transport they used.

Which of the following is represented by the bar graph?

  • A
  • B

Q16:

Some children are listening to jazz, country, and folk music. The given bar graph shows the number of children listening to each genre.

The horizontal axis shows the music genre. What does the vertical axis show?

  • AThe number of children listening to folk
  • BThe number of children
  • CThe number of music genres
  • DThe number of children listening to jazz

Q17:

Anthony, Amelia, and Madison made some paintings. They used the bar graph to show how many they made.

Complete the table below.

ArtistsAnthonyAmeliaMadison
Number of Paintings96

Q18:

The bar graph shows the number of teddy bears, dolls, and balls in a toy store.

The vertical axis shows the number of toys. What does the horizontal axis show?

  • AThe number of teddy bears
  • BThe number of dolls
  • CThe types of toys
  • DThe number of balls

Q19:

A musical instruments store sells synthesizers, violins, saxophones, and pianos. The given bar graph shows the stock of each type of instrument.

Which of the following titles is suitable for the given bar graph?

  • AMusical Instruments Sales
  • BMusical Instruments Stock
  • CMusical Instruments Discount
  • DMusical Instruments Shops

Q20:

Twenty-three students participate in a triathlon that has three stages: running, cycling, and swimming. The given bar graph shows the stage the participants are at in a certain moment during the triathlon. The bar that represents the number of swimming participants is missing.

Which of the following graphs correctly represents the total number of participants?

  • A
  • BTriathlon Participants
  • CTriathlon Participants
  • DTriathlon Participants
  • ETriathlon Participants

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