Geometry Multiple Choice Topic Test

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

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Here are 10 Geometry 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. 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

2. If two triangles have the same angles and side lengths they are said to be ...

 A. Congruent B. Similar C. Likeable D. Friendly E. Related

3. An interior angle of a regular polygon measures 108 degrees. What is the name of the shape?

 A. Pentagon B. Hexagon C. Octagon D. Decagon E. Nonagon This question was suggested by Richard, Bradwell, Great Yarmouth

4. A polygon's diagonals are line segments from one corner to another (but not the edges). How many diagonals does a hexagon have?

 A. 5 B. 6 C. 7 D. 8 E. 9

5. All isosceles triangles have two equal sides and...

 A. three lines of symmetry B. three sixty degree angles C. two parallel sides D. three equal angles E. two equal angles

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

 A. 60 B. 120 C. 240 D. 360 E. 900

7. What is the name of a line that joins two points on the circumference of a circle but does not pass through the centre of the circle?

 A. tangent B. radius C. diameter D. rhyme E. chord

8. 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

9. 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?

 A. 10 B. 0 C. 2 D. 5 E. 20 This question was suggested by Hockey Puck, Birmingham, England

10. What is the name for angles which are between 90 and 180 degrees?

 A. Right B. Acute C. Notcute D. Reflex E. Obtuse

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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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