#### Solved Examples and Worksheet for Constructing Pictographs

Q1Identify the correct pictograph.

A. Figure 2
B. Figure 3
C. Figure 4
D. Figure 1

Step: 1
2 Tacos, 1 Burger, and 3 Sandwiches were given in the figure.
Step: 2
Figure 2 shows 2 Tacos, 2 Burgers and 2 Sandwiches.
Step: 3
Figure 3 shows 2 Tacos, 1 Burger and 2 Sandwiches.
Step: 4
Figure 4 shows 2 Tacos, 2 Burgers and 1 Sandwich.
Step: 5
Figure 1 shows 2 Tacos, 1 Burger and 3 Sandwiches.
Step: 6
So, Figure 1 correctly represents the given data in the above figure.
Correct Answer is :   Figure 1
Q2Which one of these shows the correct pictograph for the fruits shown?

A. Figure 3
B. Figure 2
C. Figure 1

Step: 1
From the given figure, number of peaches = 5.
Step: 2
Number of pears = 4.
Step: 3
Compare the information in steps 1 and 2 with the given pictographs and check which figure matches the data correctly.
Step: 4
So, Figure 1 represents the data correctly.
Correct Answer is :   Figure 1
Q3Sandra has 4 pear trees, 16 peach trees, and 12 orange trees in her backyard. Which pictograph correctly shows this data?

A. Figure 2
B. Figure 3
C. Figure 1

Step: 1
From Figure 3, number of pear trees = 1 × 4 = 4.
Step: 2
Number of peach trees = 4 × 4 = 16.
Step: 3
Number of orange trees = 3 × 4 = 12.
Step: 4
So, Figure 3 correctly represents the data.
Correct Answer is :   Figure 3
Q4Four pupils picked some flowers from a garden. Ana picked 15, Sara picked 30, Tina picked 20 and Liza picked 25 flowers. Choose the appropriate pictograph that matches with the data.

A. Graph 3
B. Graph 1
C. Graph 4
D. Graph 2

Step: 1
Record the name of the pupil and the number of roses picked from the garden in the table.
 Name of Pupils Number of Roses Ana 15 Sara 30 Tina 20 Liza 25
Step: 2
Draw a horizontal line and write the name of the pupils below the line.
Step: 3
Put in the symbol to represent the number of roses in each row and write the title of the pictograph.
Step: 4
Put in the key to represent the number of roses.
Step: 5
Therefore, Graph 2 represents the data.
Correct Answer is :   Graph 2
Q5Three neighboring houses have a fish tank each. House 1 has 10 fish House 2 has 8 fish and House 3 has 4 fish in their respective fish tanks. Choose the appropriate pictograph that matches the data.

A. Figure 2
B. Figure 1
C. Figure 3
D. Figure 4

Step: 1
In Figure 2, number of fish in house 1 = 5 × 2 = 10
Step: 2
Number of fish in house 2 = 4 × 2 = 8
Step: 3
Number of fish in house 3 = 2 × 2 = 4
Step: 4
The data in Figure 2 matches with the given information.
Step: 5
So, Figure 2 represents the data correctly.
Correct Answer is :   Figure 2
Q6A game was conducted in a school which involves throwing balls from a certain distance into a basket in one minute. Ashley and her friends participated in this game and the number of balls thrown in the basket in one minute is given in a table shown below.
 Names Number of balls thrown Ashley 5 Michelle 3 Lisa 5 Mandy 2

Identify the pictogram that represents the data correctly.

A. Figure 2
B. Figure 4
C. Figure 1
D. Figure 3

Step: 1
A pictogram uses symbols or pictures to represent data.
Step: 2
Compare the information given in the table about the number of balls thrown with each figure shown.
Step: 3
Proceeding this way, you will find that Figure 2 shows the given information.
Step: 4
Hence, Figure 2 is a pictogram that represents the data correctly.
Correct Answer is :   Figure 2
Q7In an Elementary School, 10 students like apple, 30 like mango, 50 like banana, 30 like apricot, 40 like orange and 20 like pear. Which pictogram represents the data correctly ?

A. Figure 4
B. Figure 2
C. Figure 1
D. Figure 3

Step: 1
In Figure 2, number of students with apple as their favourite fruit = 1 × 10 = 10.
Step: 2
Number of students with mango as their favourite fruit = 3 × 10 = 30.
Step: 3
Number of students with banana as their favourite fruit = 5 × 10 = 50.
Step: 4
Number of students with apricot as their favourite fruit = 3 × 10 = 30.
Step: 5
Number of students with oranges as their favourite fruit = 4 × 10 = 40.
Step: 6
Number of students with pear as their favourite fruit = 2 × 10 = 20.
Step: 7
The data in Figure 2 matches with the given information.
Correct Answer is :   Figure 2
Q8The bar graph shows the number of vegetables in a basket. Identify the pictograph that represents the data shown in the bar graph.

A. Figure 1
B. Figure 4
C. Figure 2
D. Figure 3

Step: 1
First interpret the information given in the bar graph.
Step: 2
Number of tomatoes in the basket = 3.
Step: 3
Number of carrots in the basket = 2.
Step: 4
Compare the information in steps 2 and 3 with the given pictographs and check which figure matches the data correctly.
Step: 5
So, Figure 3 represents the data correctly.
Correct Answer is :   Figure 3
Q9The bar graph shows Linda's coin collection. Which pictograph matches the data on the bar graph?

A. Graph 3
B. Graph 2
C. Graph 4
D. Graph 1

Step: 1
First interpret the information given in the bar graph.
Step: 2
Number of Nickels = 4
Step: 3
Number of Dimes = 6
Step: 4
Number of Penny = 3
Step: 5
Compare the information in steps 2, 3, and 4 with the given pictographs and check which graph matches the data correctly.
Step: 6
So, Graph 4 represents the data correctly.
Correct Answer is :   Graph 4
Q10Jessica has 3 cars and 3 teddies. Which of the figures represents the data?

A. Figure 3
B. Figure 1
C. Figure 2
D. Figure 4

Step: 1
Among the given figures, Figure 2 has 3 cars and 3 teddies.
Step: 2
So, Figure 2 represents the data correctly.
Correct Answer is :   Figure 2