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This is the title of a Task 1 graph.
Average amount of electricity used over a two week period in four different countries in Europe.
Read the introductory sentences below and decide which descriptions are most suitable. Select the correct answers.
NOTE: There is no graph for this exercise
The graph shows how energy is used over 14 days in four European countries.CorrectIncorrect
The graph is illustrated the power consumed over 14 days in a number of European countries.CorrectIncorrect
The graph illustrates the average electricity used over a two week period in four countries in Europe.CorrectIncorrect
The graph illustrates, the typical amount of energy consumed across four different European countries over 14 days.CorrectIncorrect
The graph shows the typical amount of energy consumed in a number of different European countries over 14 days.CorrectIncorrect
Look at the essay describing the line graph. Complete the sentences by dragging the correct words to the centre of the boxes to the right (let go when you see a yellow box appear).
- The graph illustrates the relationship between minimum wage and average ______ in four locations over a 60 year period.
- The UK started as the ______ of the 4 countries, minimum wage being only 20% of average earnings in 1940.
- However, it experienced the most dramatic increase of all countries from 1950 to 1960, ______ in 1970 at just under 40%, and thereafter returning to the lowest position.
- Australia increased ______ until 1970, after which New Zealand and Australia remained relatively close.
- New Zealand remained fairly ______ throughout, starting and finishing at approximately the same level of around 42%.
- The USA was the highest for most of the period, peaking at about 50%, although it finished at a _____ level than New Zealand.
- From 1980 onwards, the USA shared a similar trend with the UK, though at a ______ level.
- Overall, the UK remained ______ lower than the other three countries, and by the end New Zealand, Australia and the USA were at a similar level.
Look at the notes below. Do they refer to 1950 or 1990? Select the correct answers.
Holidays longer than 2 weeks added up to 20%CorrectIncorrect
More than 4 weeks minority (2%)CorrectIncorrect
More than 1 month grew by 5%CorrectIncorrect
S America/Asia least visited destinationsCorrectIncorrect
Just under 1/3 between 1 & 2 weeksCorrectIncorrect
Less than one week remained almost the sameCorrectIncorrect
Asia more than doubled, South America more than tripledCorrectIncorrect
Almost ¾ of holidays in EuropeCorrectIncorrect
Using the data you can see in the graph, complete the missing information in the Task 1 report. All answers should be written as a single number (e.g. ONE, TEN, FIFTH, not ‘1’, ‘2’ etc). Type your answers in the spaces provided.
Correct 9 / 9 PointsIncorrect / 9 Points
The data shows the duration of international vacations and places visited by British tourists in 1950 and 1990.
In 1960, the majority of holidays were less than one week; just under one were one to two weeks. Holidays over 4 weeks were in the minority at percent. Almost quarters of holidays were taken in Europe and less than tenth in South America and Asia combined. They were the least visited destinations.
In 1990, the percentage of holidays less than one week remained steady with just a percent decrease. There was a percent fall in holidays of one to two weeks, yet holidays longer than this accounted for one as opposed to less than a in 1950. There was an inverse correlation between the increasing percentage of people who went abroad for over two weeks and the percentage who visited Europe. The percentage of visitors to Asia more than doubled and to South America more than tripled.
Overall, Europe remained the most visited destination even though visitors declined by five percent over the period shown.