Shape Multiple Choice Topic Test

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Shape Multiple Choice Topic Test

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

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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 a ten sided shape called?

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This question was suggested by Robert Elliott, Bodmin

2. If the height of a triangle is 7cm and the length of its base is 9cm then its area is:

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3. What do the internal angles of a hexagon add up to?

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This question was suggested by Grace & Zoe, New Zealand

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

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

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This question was suggested by Devonte Harris, Sacramento

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

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This question was suggested by Ben Moffatt, Guide Post

7. What answer do you get if you multiply the number of parallel sides on a kite with the numbers of vertices on a square based pyramid?

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This question was suggested by Hockey Puck, Birmingham, England

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

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9. What is the sum of the angles inside a heptagon?

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

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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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Try your best to answer the questions above. Choose one of the five possible answers. When you have finished click the "check" button. If you have any questions wrong, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

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