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- 1. Multiple Choice
What is wrong with this graph?

The dependent variable is not labeled.

The data that is graphed is incorrect and a different graph should have been used.

The intervals on the x and y axis are written incorrectly.

The color of the graph is not appropriate or professional

- 2. Multiple Choice
What is something on a graph that you have control over and isn't changed by any other variable?

Independent variable

Dependent variable

Controlled variable

Extraneous variable

- 3. Multiple Choice
What kind of graph is this called?

Circle graphg

Line graph

Pie chart

Bar graph

- 4. Multiple Choice
Time such as minutes, days, and months will always be a(n) ________________ variable when graphing.

Controlled

Independent

Dependent

Extraneous

- 5. Multiple Choice
What is the most important thing you can improve in this graph by using the T.A.I.L.S. method?

The dependent variable is not labeled correctly

There is too much data on this graph and it should easier to read.

The intervals are not done correctly

The graph doesn't have an appropriate title.

- 6. Multiple Choice
What is the independent variable in this graph?

Tadpoles

Year

Frogs

Number of tadpoles in the pond

- 7. Multiple Choice
What type of variable is the "Price per Bushel (dollars)" in this graph?

Bar graph

Dependent variable

Independent variable

Controlled variable

- 8. Multiple Choice
What type of graph shows change over time?

- 9. Multiple Choice
You want to create a graph that shows your height over a 12-month period. What type of graph will you use? Why?

A line graph because you can put the data points on the graph and see how much you grew over a 12-month period.

Both a line and bar graph would be appropriate because both graphs would be able to show your height over a 12-month period.

A circle graph because we will be able to easily see your height over a 12-month period.

A bar graph because the bars will make it very easy to see how you grow over the months.

- 10. Multiple Choice
Why are graphs and charts important to analyze data?

Graphs and charts are important to analyze data because we would never be able to know what is going on with the data.

Graphs and charts are important to analyze data because teachers say they are important.

Charts and graphs is something good to do because they are nice to look at.

Charts and graphs allow a person to visualize data and find patterns and trends in the data.

- 11. Multiple Choice
What is a dependent variable?

A variable most often found on the x-axis

Dependent variables are only found on pie charts

The variable that changes because another variable changes

The variable the experimenter changes or manipulates

- 12. Multiple Choice
You have been asked to make a graph which represents everyone's favorite video game system in your class. Which type of graph would work best?

Circle

Table

Bar

Line

- 13. Multiple Choice
Which type of graph best represents data over a set period of time?

Line

Bar

Table

Circle

- 14. Multiple Choice
What is an independent variable?

Independent variables are only found on pie charts

The variable the experimenter changes or manipulates.

A variable most often found on the y-axis

The variable that changes because another variable changes

- 15. Multiple Choice
What part of this data table will be graphed on the Y-AXIS?

The food cooked

Type of barbecue

The time

The temperature

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