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Subskill # 28

Data Interpretation/Graphs, Tables, Charts, and Diagrams I

The picture below estimates the number of cars rented for the month of June. Use
the picture to answer the following questions.
Rental Cars: Monthly Rentals for June 2002
=

100 RENTALS

= 50 RENTALS

Car Rentals
AVIS
ENTERPRISE
BUDGET
RENT-A-WRECK

1.

2.

How many cars were rented by


AVIS for the month of June?

3.

What is the total number of cars


rented by all four rental agencies?

A. 400

A. 120

B. 25

B. 1100

C. 450

C. 600

D. 45

D. 1200

How many more cars were rented


by AVIS than by RENT-A-WRECK?
A. 30

4.

What is the total number of cars


rented by AVIS and RENT-AWRECK?

B. 300

A. 600

C. 200

B. 400

D. 450

C. 550
D. 650

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Data Interpretation/Graphs, Tables, Charts, and Diagrams I

Study the pie chart/circle graph below. Answer the following questions using the
information from the Smith family budget circle graph.

SMITH FAMILY INCOME


$24,000 ANNUALLY
20%

30%

TRANSPORTATION

HOUSING

5%
SAVINGS
7%
P ERSONAL
8%

25%

CLOTHING

FOOD
5%
FUN

5.

What is the total percent of the


yearly budget spent on housing
and transportation?

8.

A. 55 %
B. 50 %

A. 2%

C. 28 %

B. 10%

D. 45 %
6.

C. 40%
D. 5%

How much money was spent in a


year to feed this family?
A. $ 5,000

9.

B. $ 6,000
C. $ 4,500

B. 20%
C. 40%

What is the difference in dollars


allowed for fun and clothing?
A. $ 1,200
B. $ 880
C. $ 800
D. $ 720

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The percent allowed for housing is


how much larger than the percent
allowed for transportation?
A. 30%

D. $ 6,500
7.

If this family spent (one half) of


their money allowed for
transportation on the upkeep of an
automobile, what % of the total
budget would this be?

D. 10%
10.

Which equation shows how to


figure the amount of money
reserved on a monthly basis to go
into savings? M = amount of
money saved each month
A.

M = $24000 X 0.05
divided by 12

B.

M = 5% X 12

C.

M = 12 X $24000 divided
by 5%

D.

None of the above

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Subskill # 28

Data Interpretation/Graphs, Tables, Charts, and Diagrams I

Study the table below and answer the questions that follow in reference to the
table.

CAR RENTAL
SAMPLE RATES
FOR
EACH MILE
DRIVEN
Avis
Budget
Enterprise
Hertz
Discount Cars
Econo-Car
Limo Unlimited

WEEKDAY
RATE PER MILE
FIRST
EACH
100
ADDITIONAL
MILES
MILE

.22
.20
.22
.20
.20
.22
.50

.12
.10
.10
.15
.12
.10
.25

WEEKEND
RATE PER MILE
FIRST
EACH
100
ADDITIONA
MILES
L
MILE

.25
.22
.25
.30
.25
.25
.55

.15
.12
.15
.18
.15
.14
.30

HOLIDAY
RATE PER MILE
FIRST
EACH
100
ADDITIONAL
MILES
MILE

.25
.25
.25
.26
.20
.20
.75

.15
.16
.18
.19
.18
.18
.35

Effective rates do not include tax charges.


STANDARD DAILY RATE all but LIMOUNLIMITED
WEEKDAY $29.00
**NOTE**
WEEKEND

$30.00

HOLIDAYS $35.00
EXCLUDES LIMO RENTAL

LIMO-UNLIMITED
BASE RATE IS $50.00
DAILY FOR ANY DAY

*NOTE: Add this base DAILY RATE to the mileage driven to


derive cost of rental
11.

What would it cost to rent a car


from AVIS on a Wednesday
morning, returning it on Friday
afternoon and driving a total of 155
miles for a business trip?

D. $ 5.00
13.

A. $ 115.60

What is the price of a limo rental


from Limos-Unlimited for a
Saturday night ride to and from the
Senior Prom mileage one way is
20 miles.

B. $ 87.00

A. $72.00

C. $ 122.00

B. $70.00

D. $ 109.00

C. $84.50
D. $78.00

12.

What is the difference in cost of


renting a car from AVIS for one
day on the weekend and driving
125 miles - and renting a car
from BUDGET for one day on the
weekend and driving the same
distance (125 miles)?
A. $ 4.75
B. $ 2.50
C. $ 3.75

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14.

What is the difference in cost for


renting a car from Hertz for a
Saturday and Sunday driving a
total of 185 miles and renting a car
from Discount Cars for the same
days with the same mileage?
A. $17.50
B. $ 7.55

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Data Interpretation/Graphs, Tables, Charts, and Diagrams I

C. $ 9.50

C. $54.80

D. None of the above

D. $60.48
17.

15.

The Limo-Unlimited weekday


mileage rate decreased from .50
for the first 100 miles to .25 for
any additional miles. What percent
decrease does this represent?

A. Econo-Car
B. Discount Cars
C. Enterprise

A. 50 %

D. Avis

B. 5 %
C. 100 %
D. 75 %
16.

If a state tax of 5.5% applied to


any car rental what would the
total cost be for renting a car
WEEKDAY RATE from Enterprise for
one day and driven 90 miles?
A. $51.48
B. $48.80

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Which car rental agency has the


lowest HOLIDAY rate for mileage
over 100 miles?

18.

Limo-Unlimiteds mileage rate for


holidays (first 100 miles) is how
much greater than their mileage
rate for weekdays (first 100
miles)?
A. 25% greater
B. 50% greater
C. 75% greater
D. 100% greater

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Subskill # 28

Data Interpretation/Graphs, Tables, Charts, and Diagrams I

Study the bar graph below and answer the following questions.

WEEKLY RAINFALL
IN INCHES

3
2.5
2
1.5
1
0.5
0
SUN

19.

MON

TUES

What does the scale on the left


beginning with 0 and ending with 3
represent?

THURS

21.

FRI

SAT

The amount of rain that fell on


Saturday is twice the amount of
rain that fell on which other day?

A. Days of the week

A. Monday

B. Number of times it rained in a


day

B. Tuesday

C. Inches of rain in a day

D. Friday

D. Times that rain was measured


during a day
20.

WED

C. Thursday

22.

Which two days had approximately


the same amount of rainfall?

What is the approximate total of


rain that fell during the week
shown?
A. 5.90 inches

A. Sunday & Monday

B. 4.90 inches

B. Monday & Tuesday

C. 4.60 inches

C. Tuesday & Wednesday

D. 5.10 inches

D. Wednesday & Thursday


23.

On which day did it rain three


times MORE than on Sunday?
A. Tuesday
B. Wednesday
C. Friday
D. Saturday

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Subskill # 28

Data Interpretation/Graphs, Tables, Charts, and Diagrams I

Study the diagram of the one room cabin and answer the questions that follow.

N
W

WINDOWS
TABLE

SOFA

PLANTS
BED
24.

25.

The largest planter is located on


what wall of the cabin?

26.

A. Southwest

What fractional part of the windows


is located on the east side of the
cabin?

B. Southeast

A. 1/5

C. Northwest

B. 2/12

D. Northeast

C. 2/8

Each window takes approximately


10 minutes to shutter and prepare
for a storm. How long will it take
to prepare these cabin windows for
a storm?
A. 90 minutes
B. 1 hour and 30 minutes
C. 1 hour and 20 minutes

D. 1/4
27.

The headboard of the bed is


located on what wall of the cabin?
A. North
B. South
C. West
D. East

D. 1 hour and 40 minutes

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Data Interpretation/Graphs, Tables, Charts, and Diagrams I

Which wall has the largest


percentage of windows?
A. West
B. East
C. South
D. North

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Data Interpretation/Graphs, Tables, Charts, and Diagrams I

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