Mathematics Class 6 NCERT Solutions: Chapter 9 Data Handling Exercise 9.3

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Q.1 The bar graph given below shows the amount of wheat purchased by government during the year 1998 – 2002.

Chart of amount of wheat purchased by government during the year 1998 – 2002

Amount of Wheat Purchased by Government During the Year 1998 – 2002

Chart of amount of wheat purchased by government during the year 1998 – 2002

Read the bar graph and write down your observations.

(a) In which year was the wheat production maximum?

Answer:

As shown in graph,

In 2002, production of wheat was maximum.

(b)In which year was the wheat production minimum?

Answer:

As shown in graph,

In 1998, production of wheat was minimum.

Q.2 Observe this bar graph which is showing the sale of shirts in a readymade shop from Monday to Saturday.

Chart of sale of shirts in a readymade shop from Monday to Saturday

Sale of Shirts in a Readymade Shop from Monday to Saturday

Chart of sale of shirts in a readymade shop from Monday to Saturday

(a) What information does the above bar graph give?

Answer: The bar graph shows the sale of shirt in a readymade shop from Monday to Saturday.

(b) What is the scale chosen on the horizontal line representing number of shirts?

Answer:

(c) On which day were the maximum number of shirts sold? How many shirts were sold on that day?

Answer: On Saturday, maximum number of shirts, 60 shirts were sold.

(d) On which day were the minimum number of shirts sold?

Answer: On Tuesday, minimum number of shirts were sold.

(e) How many shirts were sold on Thursday?

Answer: On Thursday, 35 shirts were sold.

Q.3 Observe this bar graph which shows the marks obtained by Aziz in half yearly examination in different subjects:

Chart of marks obtained by Aziz in half yearly examination in different subjects

Marks by Aziz in Half Yearly Examination in Different Subjects

Chart of marks obtained by Aziz in half yearly examination in different subjects

(a) What information is does the bar graph give?

Answer: The bar graph shows the marks obtained by Aziz in half yearly examination in different subjects.

(b) Name the subject in which Aziz scored maximum marks.

Answer: In Hindi Aziz scored maximum marks 80.

(c) Name the subject in which he has scored minimum marks.

Answer: Aziz scored minimum marks 40 in Social Studies.

(d) State the name of the subjects and marks obtained in each of them.

Answer:

Subject and marks obtained by Aziz are given.

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