Line graph description

Jessica Viviana Toledo
Quiz by Jessica Viviana Toledo, updated more than 1 year ago
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Description

Test vocabulary and phrases related to line graphs.

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Question 1

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This test is about verbs and related phrases to describe a line graph. Are you ready?.... Click on TRUE
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 2

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Classify the verbs according to the movement in the graph that they describe.
Answer
  • soar
  • fall
  • remain steady
  • fall
  • soar
  • remain steady
  • fall
  • soar
  • remain steady
  • reach a plateau
  • rise
  • plunge
  • rise
  • plunge
  • reach a plateau
  • rise
  • plunge
  • reach a plateau
  • maintain constant
  • rocket
  • drop
  • rocket
  • drop
  • maintain constant
  • rocket
  • maintain constant
  • drop
  • plummet
  • grow
  • stabilize
  • grow
  • plummet
  • stabilize
  • plummet
  • grow
  • stabilize

Question 3

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Drag the phrases to describe the graph.
Answer
  • There was a peak.
  • The price remained steady.
  • The price rocketed.
  • The price fluctuated.
  • The price dropped.
  • The price fluctuated wildly.

Question 4

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The following verbs describe graphs. What is their form in past tense? a) rise - [blank_start]rose[blank_end] b) grow - [blank_start]grew[blank_end] c) fall - [blank_start]fell[blank_end] d) sink - [blank_start]sank[blank_end]
Answer
  • rose
  • grew
  • fell
  • sank

Question 5

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Look at the graph. Is this sentence describing it? The trend in customer number was upward.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 6

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Look at the graph. Is this sentence describing it? The numbers fell drastically.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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Look at the graph. Is this sentence describing it? There was a slight dip in sales numbers.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Look at the graph, decide which statements are correct in each case. There may be more than one answer.
Answer
  • Customer numbers hit a peak.
  • There was a peak in customer numbers.
  • There was a slight dip in customer numbers
  • The trend in customer numbers was flat.

Question 9

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Look at the graph, decide which statements are correct. There may be more than one option.
Answer
  • There was a downward trend in customer numbers.
  • Customer numbers were erratic.
  • There was a gradual rise in customer numbers.
  • There was a steady fall in customer numbers.

Question 10

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Look at the graph and choose a suitable verb to complete the graph description. This is a line graph of sales - the blue line represents air conditioner sales, the red line shows heaters. As you'll note, air conditioner sales [blank_start]dropped[blank_end] steadily from January to July, [blank_start]bottoming out[blank_end] then. On the other hand, heater sales experienced a sharp [blank_start]increase[blank_end] from March to June, then dropped markedly from June to July, after that, they declined through to September, with a pronounced drop in October.
Answer
  • dropped
  • rose
  • fluctuated
  • soared
  • bottoming out
  • levelling off
  • hitting a peak
  • going up
  • increase
  • went up
  • flat
  • grow

Question 11

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Look at the graph, what is your conclusion? Fill in the gap with ONE word. All in all, there were wild [blank_start]fluctuations[blank_end] along the period.
Answer
  • fluctuations

Question 12

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Complete the following sentences with ONE preposition. a) The graph compares the number of customers [blank_start]from[blank_end] 2010 to 2016. b) They experienced an upward trend, starting the period [blank_start]at[blank_end] approximately 500 units. c) The price of the raw materials increased [blank_start]by[blank_end] 30%. d) The last decade has seen a steep increase [blank_start]in[blank_end] the number of social networks users. e) The number of sales dropped [blank_start]to[blank_end] 100 per month.
Answer
  • from
  • at
  • by
  • in
  • to

Question 13

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Read the following text. Insert the phrases that are missing to complete the graph description: [blank_start]The graph shows changes in the number of[blank_end] farms and farm workers in the USA between 1910 and 2000. Overall, there was a huge drop in the number of workers and farms over the period. [blank_start]The biggest change was in the number of[blank_end] farm workers. In 1910 there were almost 14 million agricultural workers in the US. This number remained relatively stable for twenty years, dropping only to about 13 million in 1930. [blank_start]However, between 1930 and 1975[blank_end] the number of labourers plunged. It fell from 13 million in 1935 to just over 4 million in 1975, a drop of about 66%. From 1970 to about 1990 the number continued to decrease, and from 1990 numbers appeared to level off at about 3 million. The number of farms [blank_start]followed a similar decline[blank_end]. Between 1910 and 1940 the number of farms remained usually at about 6.5 million. After 1945, the number started to drop. It fell from 6 million in 1945 to just under 3 million in 1975, a fall of 50%. In the last twenty years of the century;however, the number remained stable at just over 2 million. [blank_start]In conclusion, the number of[blank_end] farms and workers in America plummeted [blank_start]over the 100 year period[blank_end].
Answer
  • The graph shows changes in the number of
  • The biggest change was in the number of
  • However, between 1930 and 1975
  • followed a similar decline
  • In conclusion, the number of
  • over the 100 year period
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