# Shape Multiple Choice Topic Test

## Test your understanding of shape with this ten question, self-marking multiple choice exercise.

##### Shape (3D)AlgebraAnglesArithmeticAveragesDecimalsFractionsMensurationMoneyNumberPercentagesProbabilityProblem SolvingRatioSequencesShapeTimeIndicesNegativesGeometry Other Topics Pentransum

Here are 10 Shape multiple choice questions written by people from around the world while using the main Pentransum activity. You can earn a Transum Trophy for answering at least 9 of them correctly.

1. What is the area of a triangle with a height of 7 and a base of 16

 A. 55 B. 34 C. 56 D. 112 E. 256 This question was suggested by Devonte Harris, Sacramento

2. What is a ten sided shape called?

 A. Triangle B. Decagon C. Hexagon D. Pentagon E. Square This question was suggested by Robert Elliott, Bodmin

3. A polygon with eight straight sides is called an:

 A. Octagon B. Heptagon C. Isosagon D. Elipse E. Pentagon

4. How many angles are in a heptagon?

 A. 5 B. 6 C. 12 D. 7 E. 3 This question was suggested by Imani, CA

5. What do all of the angles inside a triangle add up to?

 A. 180 degrees B. 360 degrees C. 90 degrees D. 100 degrees E. 720 degrees

6. What is the common name for a quadrilateral with adjacent sides of equal length but opposite sides not parallel?

 A. Kite B. Rhombus C. Square D. Rectangle E. Trapezium

7. What do all the angles in a 5 sided shape add up to?

 A. 764 B. 811 C. 360 D. 540 E. 276 This question was suggested by Ben Moffatt, Guide Post

8. One interior angle of a regular polygon is 135 degrees. What polygon is it?

 A. Hexagon B. Septagon C. Octagon D. Pentagon E. Quadrilateral This question was suggested by Anuraaj, Auckland, New Zealand

9. How many lines of symmetry does a regular hexagon have?

 A. 5 B. 6 C. 8 D. 2 E. 3 This question was suggested by Miss Casey, Berkley Normal Middle School, Hamilton, NZ

10. What is the name of a twenty sided polygon?

 A. dodecagon B. ventagon C. icosagon D. dodecahedron E. hendecagon This question was suggested by Emilie, Dalia, Alexandra, Radhika, Gina, Marisa, Queen's Gate

Please note that unlike other Transum online exercises, the check button for this multiple choice quiz can only be clicked once when you have answered all ten questions. Check your answers carefully before clicking the button below. You teed to get at least 9 questions correct to be awarded a Transum Trophy.

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## Instructions

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