Representing data using pictograph is very time consuming so bar graph can be used to overcome this issue. This exercise contains problems which helps students understand the method of analysing bar graphs for the given set of information. Students who find it difficult to solve exercise wise problems of NCERT textbook can use solutions PDF to understand the concepts. NCERT Solutions Class 6 Maths Chapter 9 Data Handling Exercise 9.3 PDF are available here.
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1. The bar graph given alongside shows the amount of wheat purchased by government during the year 1998-2002.
Read the bar graph and write down your observations. In which year was
(a) the wheat production maximum?
(b) the wheat production minimum?
(a) The wheat production was maximum in the year 2002
(b) The wheat production was minimum in the year 1998
2. Observe this bar graph which is showing the sale of shirts in a ready made shop from Monday to Saturday
Now answer the following questions:
(a) What information does the above bar graph give?
(b) What is the scale chosen on the horizontal line representing number of shirts?
(c) On which day were the maximum number of shirts sold? How many shirts were sold on that day?
(d) On which day were the minimum number of shirts sold?
(e) How many shirts were sold on Thursday?
(a) The above bar graph shows the number of shirts sold from Monday to Saturday
(b) 1 unit length = 5 shirts is the scale on the horizontal line representing number of shirts.
(c) On Saturday maximum number of shirts sold i.e 60 shirts was sold.
(d) On Tuesday minimum number of shirts sold i.e 10 shirts was sold.
(e) 35 shirts were sold on Thursday
3. Observe this bar graph which shows the marks obtained by Aziz in half-yearly examination in different subjects. Answer the given questions.
(a) What information does the bar graph give?
(b) Name the subject in which Aziz scored maximum marks.
(c) Name the subject in which he has scored minimum marks.
(d) State the name of the subjects and marks obtained in each of them.
(a) The bar graph shows the marks scored by Aziz in different subjects.
(b) Aziz scored maximum marks in Hindi i.e 80 marks
(c) Aziz scored minimum marks in Social Studies i.e 40 marks
(d) Hindi – 80 marks English – 60 marks Mathematics – 70 marks
Science – 50 marks Social Studies – 40 marks