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Collecting Data: How Many People?

In this worksheet, students read information from a bar chart and answer questions related to it.

'Collecting Data: How Many People?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Statistics

Curriculum subtopic:   Compare Data Using Charts and Graphs

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about reading information from a bar chart.

 

Example

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
Post office bar chart  
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
 
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

How many people were in the post office at 11:00 am?

Answer 

We see how high the bar is at 11:00 am and the answer is 10 people

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
Post office bar chart  
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
 
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

How many people were in the post office at 9:00 am?

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
 
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
Post office bar chart  
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

How many people were in the post office at 1:00 pm?

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
 
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
Post office bar chart  
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

How many people were in the post office at 3:00 pm? 

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
 
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
Post office bar chart  
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

What was the busiest time of day ?

9:00 am

11:00 am

1:00 pm

3:00 pm

6:00 pm

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
 
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
Post office bar chart  
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

At which of these times was the post office least busy?

9:00 am

11:00 am

1:00 pm

3:00 pm

6:00 pm

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

 

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
 
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
Post office bar chart  
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
  <

How many people were in the post office at 9:00 am?

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

 

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
 
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
Post office bar chart  
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

How many people were in the post office at 6:00 pm?

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

 

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
Post office bar chart  
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
 
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

What was the busiest time of day?

9:00 am

11:00 am

1:00 pm

3:00 pm

6:00 pm

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

 

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
Post office bar chart  
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
 
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

At which of these times is the Post Office least busy?

9:00 am

11:00 am

1:00 pm

3:00 pm

6:00 pm

Answer the questions related to the barchart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

 

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
 
1:00pm   
Post office bar chart  
3:00pm   
 
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

How many people were in the post office at 3:00 pm?

  • Question 1

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
Post office bar chart  
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
 
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

How many people were in the post office at 9:00 am?

CORRECT ANSWER
40
EDDIE SAYS
We see how high the bar is at 9:00am and the answer is 40 people.
  • Question 2

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
 
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
Post office bar chart  
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

How many people were in the post office at 1:00 pm?

CORRECT ANSWER
70
EDDIE SAYS
We see how high the bar is at 1:00pm and the answer is 70 people.
  • Question 3

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
 
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
Post office bar chart  
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

How many people were in the post office at 3:00 pm? 

CORRECT ANSWER
10
EDDIE SAYS
We see how high the bar is at 3:00pm and the answer is 10 people.
  • Question 4

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
 
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
Post office bar chart  
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

What was the busiest time of day ?

CORRECT ANSWER
1:00 pm
EDDIE SAYS
We see the highest bar is at 1:00pm.
  • Question 5

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
 
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
Post office bar chart  
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

At which of these times was the post office least busy?

CORRECT ANSWER
11:00 am
3:00 pm
EDDIE SAYS
We see the lowest bars are at 11:00am and 3:00pm.
  • Question 6

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

 

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
 
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
Post office bar chart  
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
  <

How many people were in the post office at 9:00 am?

CORRECT ANSWER
40
EDDIE SAYS
We see how high the bar is at 9:00am and the answer is 40 people.
  • Question 7

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

 

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
 
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
Post office bar chart  
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

How many people were in the post office at 6:00 pm?

CORRECT ANSWER
40
EDDIE SAYS
We see how high the bar is at 6:00pm and the answer is 40 people.
  • Question 8

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

 

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
Post office bar chart  
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
 
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

What was the busiest time of day?

CORRECT ANSWER
1:00 pm
EDDIE SAYS
We look for the highest bar on the chart and that is 1:00pm.
  • Question 9

Answer the questions related to the bar chart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

 

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
Post office bar chart  
1:00pm   
 
3:00pm   
 
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

At which of these times is the Post Office least busy?

CORRECT ANSWER
3:00 pm
EDDIE SAYS
We look for the lowest bar on the chart and it is 3:00pm.
  • Question 10

Answer the questions related to the barchart.

The bar chart shows the number of people using a post office
at different times of one day.

 

100    
 
9:00am   
 
11:00am   
 
1:00pm   
Post office bar chart  
3:00pm   
 
6:00pm   
90  
80  
70  
60  
50  
40  
30  
20  
10  
0  
   
   

How many people were in the post office at 3:00 pm?

CORRECT ANSWER
10
EDDIE SAYS
We see how high the bar is at 3:00pm and the answer is 10 people.
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