Worksheet: Bar Graphs with Scales of 2, 5, or 10

In this worksheet, we will practice drawing a bar graph with unit and nonunit scales and reading bar graphs to solve one- and two-step comparison, sum, and difference problems.

Q1:

The graph shows the number of students who participated in various activities at a school. Find the difference between the numbers of students who participated in football and art.

Q2:

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

How many more children play baseball than football?

How many children play hockey or tennis?

Q3:

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

ActivityMusicSportsArtTheaterScouting
Number
  • A25, 45, 30, 25, 40
  • B25, 35, 45, 25, 40
  • C25, 30, 25, 45, 40
  • D25, 30, 45, 25, 40
  • E25, 30, 45, 45, 40

Q4:

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

  • Afootball
  • Bdiving

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 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
  • CWedenesday
  • DTuesday

Q7:

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?

Q8:

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

Q9:

The graph shows the number of books Victoria, Liam, Noah, Matthew, and Olivia have read. Determine the total number of books read.

Q10:

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

Q11:

The bar graph shows the favorite superheroes of a group of children. If those who prefer Captain Marvel, Superman, and Wonder Woman were added together, would they equal the number of children who prefer Iron Man?

  • AYes
  • BNo

Q12:

Complete the table using the given graph.

Sport Football Volleyball Swimming Table Tennis
Number of Students
  • A65, 15, 50, 75
  • B50, 75, 65, 15
  • C75, 65, 15, 50
  • D15, 50, 75, 65

Q13:

The graph shows the number of students that take part in various activities at a school. Which activity has fewer participants than literature?

  • Asports
  • Btheatre
  • Cdrawing
  • Dmusic

Q14:

A school recorded how many students participated in the after-school clubs. Which club was most popular?

  • Achess
  • Btheatre
  • Cmusic
  • Dsports

Q15:

Read the bar graph and answer the question.

What is the difference between the number of flights in weeks 2 and 4 compared to that in week 1?

Q16:

The graph shows the number of novels Elizabeth, David, Ethan, Benjamin, and Amelia have read. Which two people have read exactly 4 novels each?

  • ADavid and Benjamin
  • BDavid and Ethan
  • CDavid and Amelia
  • DElizabeth and Benjamin
  • EElizabeth and Ethan

Q17:

The graph shows the number of apples that 5 students have. Which two students have the same number of apples?

  • ACharlotte, Anthony
  • BCharlotte, Liam
  • CCharlotte, Victoria
  • DWilliam, Liam
  • EWilliam, Anthony

Q18:

The bar graph shows how many children like each type of food for dinner.

Which food is most popular?

  • APizza
  • BBurger
  • CCurry

How many more children like pizza than curry?

Q19:

The bar graph shows how many students like each color.

How many students like green?

How many students like pink?

Q20:

The bar graph shows how many ice creams were sold at a fair.

How many strawberry ice creams were sold?

How many chocolate ice creams were sold?

Q21:

The bar graph shows the points 4 teams won in a competition.

Which team scored the most points?

  • AThe blue team
  • BThe orange team
  • CThe pink team
  • DThe green team

How many points did that team score?

Q22:

The bar graph shows the favorite subjects of the students in a class.

How many students like the most popular subject?

How many students like the least popular subject?

Q23:

The bar graph shows how students get to school.

How many students go to school by car?

How many students walk to school?

Q24:

Natalie, Scarlett, James, and Michael all sold boxes of cookies to raise money for charity.

The bar graph shows how many boxes each person sold.

Natalie and Scarlett were on the girls’ team. How many boxes did they sell altogether?

James and Michael were on the boys’ team. How many fewer boxes did the boys’ team sell than the girls’ team?

Q25:

The bar graph shows how many children in a group like each type of fruit.

Which is the least popular fruit?

  • ABananas
  • BStrawberries
  • CApples
  • DCherries

How many children like apples?

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