# Drawing, reading and interpreting information from tables questions and answers

Class 8 Mathematics : Drawing, reading and interpreting information from tables questions and answers

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- 1.
A school bus carried 12 passengers on each trip. The below shows the number of the trips made by the bus in five days
What is the mean number of the passengers in one day?
A. 96
B. 108
C. 60
D. 540

5m 45s - 2.
The table below shows the number of the newspapers Juma sold per day for the following six days of the week. The mean number of the newspaper sold per day for the whole week was 139.
How many newspaper did he sell on Friday?
A. 108
B. 126
C. 139
D. 217

5m 35s - 3.
The table below represents the number of hours Mutuiri worked in one week. He earns sh 5 per hour for working 8 hours a day from Monday to Friday. Any hour worked overtime is paid at a rate of sh 10. All work done on Saturday and Sunday is treated as overtime.
How much did Mutuiri earn in that week?
A. Sh 305
B. Sh 330
C. Sh 350
D. Sh 410

9m 13s - 4.
The table below shows the number of crates of bread sold by a trader in one week.
A crate of bread sells at sh 96.00. How much money did the trader get for bread sold on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of that week?
A. Sh 4512
B. Sh 4896
C. Sh 6048
D. Sh 11136

4m 38s - 5.
The table below shows a daily sales newspapers in one week. Each Sunday newspaper were sold for sh 8.00 while each of the newspapers for the other days were sold for sh 7.00.
How much money was received from newspaper sales during that week?
A. Sh 1155
B. Sh 1365
C. Sh 1395
D. Sh 1560

6m 31s - 6.
A shopkeeper had money in the form of notes as shown below.
If he changed all that money into fifty cents coins, how many coins did he get?
A. 5680
B. 2840
C. 1420
D. 142000

5m 19s - 7.
The table below shows how three pupils performed for their school in a sports competition. The number of times each pupils was placed in either #1^(st)# or #2^(nd)# or #3^(rd)# position is shown:
If 5 points were awarded for the #1^(st)# 3 points for the #2^(nd)# and 1 point for the third, what was the total number of points scored by the pupils for their school?
A. 18
B. 26
C. 62
D. 52

10m 4s - 8.
The table below shows the ages of a group of pupils. This information is to be represented in a pie chart.
What angle will represent 14 years old?
A. #90^(0)#
B. #105^(0)#
C. #60^(0)#
D. #75^(0)#

3m 10s - 9.
The table below shows the number of cars, matatus and buses which transported people to a show.
Each car took 4 people, each matatu 16 people and each bus 60 people. How many people had visited the show by the end of the second day using the three types of vehicles?
A. 160
B. 900
C. 1840
D. 10400

6m 12s - 10.
The table below shows the number of litres of milk delivered to a dairy during one week.
On which four consecutive days was the total amount of milk delivered the least?
A. Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed.
B. Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur.
C. Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
D. Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat

3m 59s - 11.
The table below shows the number of people who voted for the candidates Alo, Bidii and Chache in an election. The polling station were Kilima, Lore, Mengi and Njia.
How many more people voted for Bidii than for Chache?
A. 808
B. 546
C. 480
D. 262

8m 35s - 12.
The table below shows the weight in kilogram of fruits sold by a fruit vendor in two days.
The price per kilograms was:Oranges sh 14, lemons sh 9 and pawpaw sh 13. The vendor got a total of sh 1450 for all the fruits. How much money did the vendor get for the sale of mangoes?
A. Sh 350
B. Sh 550
C. Sh 900
D. Sh 1414

8m 27s - 13.
The incomplete table below shows the number of people who attended a football match and the gate charges. The number of children is not shown.
If the total amount collected was ksh 60000, how many people altogether attended the match?
A. 200
B. 1000
C. 1540
D. 1740

7m 57s - 14.
The table below shows the number of times the teams Simba, Moto and Dawa won , drew or lost in a competition. Three points were awarded for each game won, one point for each game drawn and no points for a game lost.
Which one of the following is the order in which the teams were ranked?
1st 2nd 3rd
A. Samba Moto Dawa
B. Moto Dawa Simba
C. Dawa Simba Moto
D. Dawa Moto Simba

7m 55s - 15.
The table below shows Mwasi’s income from the sale of farm produce, during one year.The information on the income for potatoes is not given.
A pie chart was drawn to represent the information above. If the angle representing the income for beans was #63^(0)#. What was the income for potatoes?
A. Sh 120000
B. Sh 18000
C. Sh 17850
D. Sh 102000

6m 36s - 16.
The table below represents the sales of milk in litres by a vendor in five days. The sale for Thursday is not shown.
One litre of milk was sold for sh 25. The vendor got a total of sh 2925 for the sale
of the milk during the five days. How many more litres of milk did the vendor sell on Thursday than on Tuesday?
A. 9
B. 28
C. 47
D. 11

6m 31s - 17.
The table below shows the number of vehicles that passed near a school in one week. The average number of vehicles per day was 116. The number of vehicles that passed near the school on Friday is not shown.
How many more vehicles passed near the school on Friday than on Tuesday?
A. 595
B. 215
C. 140
D. 65

5m 32s - 18.
The table below shows the number of 90kg bags of maize that Mutiso sold to a miller in the years 1998 to 2002.
In which years did Mutiso have the least increase in the number of bags sold?
A. Years 2001 and 2002
B. Years 2000 and 2001
C. Years 1999 and 2000
D. Years 1998 and 1999

5m 36s - 19.
Atieno had the following amount of money in her saving box.
How much money did she have altogether?
A. Sh 97
B. Sh 3875
C. Sh 1983
D. Sh 1886

5m 3s - 20.
The table below shows the number of pupils who were in standards 1 to 4 in a certain school from 2001 to 2004.
How many pupils of the class which was std 1 in 2001 had dropped out of that class by 2004?
A. 24
B. 16
C. 10
D. 8

3m 10s - 21.
The number of birds observed in a certain area during certain months of the year are shown in the table below.
Which one of the following numbers is the highest mean of the birds recorded into two consecutive months?
A. 106
B. 99
C. 111
D. 100

5m 22s - 22.
The table below shows the number of people who attended an agricultural show.
How many more children than adults attended the show?
A. 1676
B. 2662
C. 4131
D. 4829

2m 42s - 23.
The table below shows the number of candidates who sat for a certain examination in the year 2008 and 2009.
How many more candidates sat for the examination in 2009 than 2008?
A. 74619
B. 31277
C. 16802
D. 14475

5m 49s - 24.
The table below shows price of food for a certain hotel.A team of eleven people took lunch in the hotel as follows:
4 took mchele and Nyama, 3 took chips and kuku, 2 took ugali and samaki, and the rest took ugali and kuku.
How much more money would the team have paid if they had all taken chips and kuku?
A. Sh 480
B. Sh 600
C. Sh 2270
D. Sh 2250

8m 14s - 25.
The table below shows the number of fruits sold by Fatuma and Bidii on a certain day. The number of Bananas sold by Fatuma and Bidii has not been shown
How many more bananas did Bidii sell than Fatuma?
A. 43
B. 65
C. 108
D. 73

6m 46s - 26.
The table below shows how Mutua utilized his farm.
If the pie chart was drawn to represent the use of the farm, by how many degrees more would the angle sector representing sugarcane
growing be than the angle sector representing grazing?
A. 2040
B. 1200
C. 840
D. 360

4m 58s - 27.
The table below shows the number of patients who attended a clinic on certain day of the week. The number of male patients on Friday and that of children on Wednesday are not recorded
A total of 623 patients attended the clinic that week. The number of patients who attended the clinic on Wednesday was 226. How many more children than male patients attended the clinic that week?
A. 19
B. 23
C. 37

10m 25s - 28.
The table below shows the number of pupils absent from a class of 42 pupils, in a certain week.
What was the total class attendance for that week?
A. 12
B. 30
C. 180
D. 210

7m 20s - 29.
The table below shows the type of vehicles and the number of people transported in each type of a vehicle to a rally on Saturday and Sunday. Each car carried 4 people, each bodaboda carried 2 people and each matatu carried 14 people.
How many people were transported to the rally by the end of the second day?
A. 40
B. 370
C. 716
D. 1402

6m 1s - 30.
A pupil recorded the number of family members of his 10 friends as shown in the table below.
What was the product of the median and mode of the number of family members?
A. 13
B. 42
C. 56
D. 54

6m 1s

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