Tally Chart: Definition & Examples


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A __ __ is a table with tally marks to show a valuable set of data.

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1. What was the most common method of transportation the students used to get to school?

2. How many more students walked to school than rode their bikes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of tally charts. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include the historical use of tally marks and how to read a tally chart.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • Tables with tally marks
  • Reading and interpreting tally charts
  • Methods of counting

Skills practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on tally charts and their history
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read tally charts and interpret them correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about information displayed on a tally chart

Additional Learning

To learn more about tally charts, review the lesson titled Tally Chart: Definition & Examples, which covers these objectives:

  • Define tally chart
  • Recall how tally charts were used in early civilization counting
  • Learn about using this method to collect data