When would you use a pie chart?

# Geography Skills 2

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No doubt you will have studied Ordnance Survey maps as part of your Geography skills. Geographers study the spatial and temporal distribution of phenomena, processes and features as well as the interaction of humans and their environment.

To give you more of an idea, try this second quiz on Geography Skills.

1.
When should a bar graph be all the same color?
When the bars all show the same type of data
When the bars show different types of data
When the data increases at regular intervals
When your felt tips have run out
If all data is different then different colors are used
2.
What shows the links between two sets of data?
Block graph
Divided bar graph
Pictograph
Scatter graph
3.
Lines joining places of the same value create what maps?
Batholine
Equiline
Isoline
Microline
e.g. temperatures of various places
4.
What is the most important thing about isolines?
They are always yellow
They must be dotted lines
They must never cross
They will always cross at some point
5.
Which maps show what we think geographical features actually look like?
Bonkers maps
Fantasy maps
Imaginary maps
Mental maps
6.
Which diagram is best for showing percentages?
Bar chart
Line graph
Pie chart
Scatter graph
7.
The line of best fit on a scatter graph is always what?
Curved
Horizontal
Straight
Vertical
8.
What is the best type of map to show population density in Asia?
Choropleth
Isoline
Mental
Sketch
9.
On a pie chart, 1% equals how many degrees?
1.8
2.5
3.2
3.6
Circle = 360° divided by 100% = 3.6
10.
What would best show average rainfall in seven countries?
Bar graph
Flow chart
Line graph
Pie chart
Bar graphs are good for amounts of something
Author:  Jan Crompton