Task1 - Line Graphs >> UK TV & Radio

"UK TV & Radio"

UK TV & Radio Audiences

The given line graph depicts audiences for television and radio in the UK through an average day in December 1992. The data is presented as a (1)_____________ of the UK population who were more than 4 years of age.

Generally speaking, radio audiences were at (2) ____________ in the morning while the percentage of people (3) ______________ television peaked in the evening.

From 6am to 1pm the percentages of audience for radio and television were vastly (4)____________. For example, at 8.30am 27% percent of people were listening to the radio while 7% of UK residents were watching television. Radio audiences then declined steadily throughout the day, and fell to a (5)_____________ of 3% at 4am.

It is interesting to (6)_____________ that at around 1pm both TV and radio audiences registered 15%. Subsequently, from 4pm to 8pm the percentage of people who watched television increased dramatically to a (7)____________ of 45% of all UK residents over the age of 4. Television viewing then declined significantly from 10pm to 2am, falling to just 2% of the (8)____________ population.

Overall, an inverse relationship can be (9)___________ between the percentage of UK people who chose to watch television and those who listened to the radio with the (10)___________ of 1pm and 3pm where the audiences for both these mediums were the same.


a. percent

b. per cent

c. percentage


a. their high

b. their higher

c. their highest


a. watch

b. watched

c. watching


a. different

b. difference

c. differentiate


a. low

b. lower

c. lowest


a. note

b. notice

c. noteworthy


a. peak

b. peaking

c. peaked


a. sample

b. sampling

c. sampled


a. see

b. saw

c. seen


a. except

b. excepting

c. exception