Directions: These questions pertain to story graphs.. Choose the best answers.

1.

Which story could match the
graph shown at the right?

Choose:

 Starting from home, Kyle jogs increasing his speed until he gets a cramp. He then slows his pace, begins walking, and returns home.
 Starting from home, Kyle rides his motorcycle to the lake, and stops for a swim before returning home.

 Starting from home, Kyle rides his motorcycle to the lake, then turns around and returns home, stopping for gas on the return trip.

 Starting from home, Kyle rides his bike up a steep hill, then rides down a hill. He crosses a bridge before he returns home.

2.
The graph at the right shows Dylan's motorcycle trip from his home to his friend's home in another city.
a) During which time interval did Dylan stop for lunch?
Choose:
 between hour 0 and hour 1 between hour 1 and hour 2 between hour 2 and hour 3 between hour 3 and hour 5
b) During which time interval did Dylan maintain the fastest average speed?
Choose:
 between hour 0 and hour 1 between hour 1 and hour 2 between hour 2 and hour 3 between hour 3 and hour 5

c)
What was Dylan's average speed between hour 3 and hour 5?

Choose:
 25 mph 30 mph 50 mph 55 mph

3.
It takes Ariel 60 minutes to reach the hiking team's campsite, following a trail depicted in the graph at the right.
a) During which time interval was Ariel hiking downhill?
Choose:
 between 10 and 20 minutes between 20 and 30 minutes between 30 and 40 minutes between 40 and 50 minutes
b) What was the vertical height of the longest hill climbed by Ariel during this hike?
Choose:
 10 feet 20 feet 25 feet 40 feet

c)
What is the change in the elevation between Ariel's starting point and the campsite?

Choose:
 10 feet 20 feet 25 feet 40 feet

4.
Lynn has a hairstyle with bangs (a fringe of hair cut straight across her forehead). Lynn usually has her bangs trimmed every three months. The graph at the right shows the growth of her bangs over the past year.
a) To what length, in inches, does Lynn have her bangs trimmed each time they are cut?
Choose:
 2 inches 3 inches 4 inches 5 inches

b)
During which month did Lynn miss the normal trimming of her bangs?
Choose:
 3 month 6 month 9 month

c)
At what constant rate were her bangs growing?
Choose:
 1" per month 2" per month 3" per month

5.

Which graph could represent the following story?

"Alison walked from her school's Commons area to her Math class. After class, she walked back to the Commons area, stopping to get a candy bar from a vending machine on the way."

Choose:

6.
Alan has embarked on a new exercise program on his new treadmill. The graph at the right shows his heart rate during one of his daily 40 minute workouts.

a)
What is the length of Alan warm-up?

Choose:
 2 min. 3 min. 5 min. 70 min.

b)
For how many minutes did Alan maintain a constant heart rate?
Choose:
 10 min. 20 min. 30 min. 110 min.

c)
At what rate was Alan's heart rate decreasing during his cool down?
Choose:
 4 beats/min 5 beats/min. 10 beats/min. 30 beats/min.

7.
Ellen takes her dog, Gus, for a 30-minute walk as shown in the graph at the right.
Assume all walking sections are at a constant speed.
a) How many city blocks did they cover in their walk?
Choose:
 3 6 9 10

b)
They walked faster in the last 12 minutes than in the first 6 minutes.

Choose:
 TRUE FALSE

c)
Which of the following stories best explains the walk?
Choose:
 Ellen and Gus walk at a moderate pace for 3 blocks, walk at a slow pace for 12 minutes, and then walk at a faster pace for the last 12 minutes. Ellen and Gus jog for 6 minutes, walk for 12 minutes, and jog for 12 minutes. Ellen and Gus walk for 3 blocks, stop to talk to Mrs. Gonzales for 12 minutes, and then walk for another 6 blocks. Ellen and Gus walk for 6 minutes, sit in the park for 18 minutes, and then continue their walk for another 6 blocks.

8.
Two graphs are shown below. The story associated with these graphs is "Oscar going to the movies and returning home". The problem is that there are no labeled scales on these graphs.
a) Which scale labels would fit Graph A?
Choose:
 vertical scale: "distance to theater"     horizontal scale: "time" vertical scale: "walking speed"      horizontal scale: "time" vertical scale: "time"     horizontal scale: "distance to theater" vertical scale: "time"     horizontal scale: "walking speed"

b)
Which scale labels would fit Graph B?
Choose:
 vertical scale: "distance to theater"     horizontal scale: "time" vertical scale: "walking speed"     horizontal scale: "time" vertical scale: "time"     horizontal scale: "distance to theater" vertical scale: "time"     horizontal scale: "walking speed"

9.
Sheldon rides his bike on a Saturday to complete his errands throughout the day.
He starts and ends his journey at his home.

Each line segment of the graph is referred to by the letters A through G.

a) During which section of his day is he traveling at the fastest speed on his bike?
Choose:
 A C E G

b)
If Sheldon spent 2 hours at the pet store, which section of the graph represents this stop?

Choose:
 B C D F

c)
What was the farthest distance, in miles, that Sheldon was from home during the day?
Choose:
 6 miles 8 miles 10 miles 16 miles

d)
How many miles in total did Sheldon travel during this journey?
Choose:
 8 miles 10 miles 16 miles 24 miles

e)
How many times did Sheldon stop during this journey?
Choose:
 1 2 3 4

f)
If Sheldon was 2 miles from home while he as eating at McDonald's, which section of the graph represents this stop?
Choose:
 B C D F

10.

Which story could match the
graph shown at the right?

Choose:

 After parking his car, Carlos starts walking on a new park trail. He walks up and down a small hill, then walks up a set of stairs, crosses a bridge over a creek, and walks down another flight of stairs.
 As Carlos starts to walk to the start of the zip line, gets scared, and goes back to his car. He then gets brave again, walks to the zip line, rides the zip line and returns to his car.

 As Carlos starts to walk into the pizza shop, he remembers he left his wallet in the car. He goes back to his car, then goes into the shop, gets his pizza, and returns to his car.

 Carlos parks his car and starts jogging. He then slows down and stops to tie his sneaker. He starts jogging again, reaches his top speed for an extended time, and then slows down to finish his run.