Shape Multiple Choice Topic Test


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 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

2. 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

3. What is a ten sided shape called?

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This question was suggested by Robert Elliott, Bodmin

4. What do the angles in a quadrilateral add up to?

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This question was suggested by Jamie, England

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

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

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7. 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

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

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This question was suggested by Anuraaj, Auckland, New Zealand

9. What do you call a 7 sided shape?

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This question was suggested by Holly Hume, Leeds,Scholes

10. Each interior angle of a regular polygon is 11 times as much as its each exterior angle. How many sides does it have?

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This question was suggested by Anil Antony, Freeport, Bahamas

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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