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 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

2. 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

3. 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

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

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5. What do you call a 7 sided shape?

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This question was suggested by Holly Hume, Leeds,Scholes

6. How many angles are in a heptagon?

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This question was suggested by Imani, CA

7. 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

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

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This question was suggested by Grace & Zoe, New Zealand

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

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This question was suggested by Miss Casey, Berkley Normal Middle School, Hamilton, NZ

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

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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

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.

When you have got all of the questions correct you may want to print out this page and paste it into your exercise book. If you keep your work in an ePortfolio you could take a screen shot of your answers and paste that into your Maths file. You can also claim a 'Transum Trophy' by completing this quiz.

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