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Studying Line Graphs: How Long is the Journey?

In this worksheet, students read a line graph about journey times and lengths then answer questions on it.

'Studying Line Graphs: How Long is the Journey?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Statistics

Curriculum subtopic:  Use Line Graphs

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

 Look at this travel graph, showing Anna's journey from home one morning.

 

The horizontal axis shows the time and the vertical axis shows how far away from home Anna is at any time.

 

When she is at home, she must be 0 km from home.

 

Clearly, she leaves home at 7.00 am and returns at 11.00 am.

 

At 8.00 am, her speed slows down and, between 9.00 am and 10.00 am, she is stationary.

The travel graph below show's Anna's journey to the library, where she goes one morning to study.

 

How far away is the library from Anna's house in km? (Just write the number)

 

The travel graph below show's Anna's journey to the library, where she goes one morning to study.

 

How many hours does Anna take to reach the library? (Just write the number)

 

The travel graph below show's Anna's journey to the library, where she goes one morning to study.

 

How many hours does Anna spend at the library? (Just write the number)

 

The travel graph below show's Anna's journey to the library, where she goes one morning to study.

 

How far is the return journey to the library? (Just write the number)

 

The travel graph below show's Anna's journey to the library, where she goes one morning to study.

 

For how many hours is Anna away from home on this morning? (Just write the number)

 

The travel graph below show's Bill's journey to town, where he goes to do some shopping.  He has to change trains to get to town and then stops for lunch on the way back.

 

For how many minutes does Bill have to wait for his second train? (Just write the number)

 

The travel graph below show's Bill's journey to town, where he goes to do some shopping.  He has to change trains to get to town and then stops for lunch on the way back.

 

For how long is Bill in town? (Just write the number)

 

2 hours

2½ hours

3 hours

The travel graph below show's Bill's journey to town, where he goes to do some shopping.  He has to change trains to get to town and then stops for lunch on the way back.

 

How far away is Bill from home in km when he is in town shopping? (Just write the number)

 

The travel graph below show's Bill's journey to town, where he goes to do some shopping.  He has to change trains to get to town and then stops for lunch on the way back.

 

Has Bill travelled uphill, downhill or can't you tell?

 

slightly uphill

mainly uphill

slightly downhill

mainly downhill

can't tell

The travel graph below show's Bill's journey to town, where he goes to do some shopping.  He has to change trains to get to town and then stops for lunch on the way back.

 

How far in km does Bill travel from town before he stops for lunch? (Just write the number)

 

  • Question 1

The travel graph below show's Anna's journey to the library, where she goes one morning to study.

 

How far away is the library from Anna's house in km? (Just write the number)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
15
  • Question 2

The travel graph below show's Anna's journey to the library, where she goes one morning to study.

 

How many hours does Anna take to reach the library? (Just write the number)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
2
  • Question 3

The travel graph below show's Anna's journey to the library, where she goes one morning to study.

 

How many hours does Anna spend at the library? (Just write the number)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
1
  • Question 4

The travel graph below show's Anna's journey to the library, where she goes one morning to study.

 

How far is the return journey to the library? (Just write the number)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
30
  • Question 5

The travel graph below show's Anna's journey to the library, where she goes one morning to study.

 

For how many hours is Anna away from home on this morning? (Just write the number)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
4
  • Question 6

The travel graph below show's Bill's journey to town, where he goes to do some shopping.  He has to change trains to get to town and then stops for lunch on the way back.

 

For how many minutes does Bill have to wait for his second train? (Just write the number)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
30
  • Question 7

The travel graph below show's Bill's journey to town, where he goes to do some shopping.  He has to change trains to get to town and then stops for lunch on the way back.

 

For how long is Bill in town? (Just write the number)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
2½ hours
  • Question 8

The travel graph below show's Bill's journey to town, where he goes to do some shopping.  He has to change trains to get to town and then stops for lunch on the way back.

 

How far away is Bill from home in km when he is in town shopping? (Just write the number)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
15
  • Question 9

The travel graph below show's Bill's journey to town, where he goes to do some shopping.  He has to change trains to get to town and then stops for lunch on the way back.

 

Has Bill travelled uphill, downhill or can't you tell?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
can't tell
EDDIE SAYS
A travel graph just tells you how far someone is from a given starting point and when.
  • Question 10

The travel graph below show's Bill's journey to town, where he goes to do some shopping.  He has to change trains to get to town and then stops for lunch on the way back.

 

How far in km does Bill travel from town before he stops for lunch? (Just write the number)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
15 - 9 = 6
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