# Data Handling – Class 8/MCQ

**CBSE CLASS 8 MATHEMATICS**

**Data Handling – Chapter 5/ MCQ**

**Multiple Choice Questions**

**Choose the correct answer from the options given below:**

**1. The height of the bars in a bar graph show the ——— of the class-interval.**

A. Width

B. Frequency

C. Length

**2. For which of these would you use a histogram to show the data?**

A. The number of letters for different areas in a postman’s bag.

B. The height of competitors in an athletics meet.

C. The number of cassettes produced by 5 companies.

**3. If you throw a die once, the probability of getting the outcome 2 is ———-**

A. 1/6

B. 2/6

C. 3/64

**4. Each outcome of an experiment or a collection of outcomes make an ———–**

A. Event

B. Probability

C. Data

**5. When a die is thrown, the probability of getting not a prime number is ————**

A. ½

B. ¼

C. 2/3

**6. The range of the data 4, 9, 6, 2, 90, 75, 34, 21, 67, 43, 8 is ————**

A. 92

B. 88

C. 75

**7. The class mark of the class 40-50 is ————**

A. 40

B. 45

C. 50

**8. Tally marks are used to find ———-**

A. Class width

B. Frequency

C. Range

**9. In a class interval 10-20, 20 is known as ———–**

A. Upper limit

B. Lower limit

C. Frequency

**10. The width of the class interval 20-40 is ————–**

A. 30

B. 20

C. 40

**11. The total angle at the centre of a circle in a pie chart is ———-**

A. 180

B. 270

C. 360

**12. When a coin is tossed, the number of outcomes is ————-**

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

**13. The middle value of a class interval is called ———–**

A. Class interval

B. Class mark

C. Class width

**14. A pictograph represents data through ————–**

A. Bars

B. Symbols

C. Circles

**15. The collection of information is called ———–**

A. Data

B. Event

C. Graph

**ANSWERS:**

**1. Frequency**

**2. The height of competitors in an athletics meet.**

**3. 1/6**

**4. Event**

**5. ½**

**6. 88**

**7. 45**

**8. Frequency**

**9. Upper limit**

**10. 20**

**11. 360**

**12. 2**

**13. Class mark**

**14. Symbols**

**15. Data**