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?

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

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

 A. 63 cm2 B. 16 cm2 C. 10 cm2 D. 29.5 cm2 E. 31.5 cm2

3. How many angles are in a heptagon?

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

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

 A. 300 B. 360 C. 720 D. 430 E. 180 This question was suggested by Grace & Zoe, New Zealand

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

 A. 15 B. 18 C. 20 D. 24 E. 30 This question was suggested by Anil Antony, Freeport, Bahamas

6. What do you call a 7 sided shape?

 A. An octagon B. A hexagon C. A quadrilateral D. A heptagon E. A circle This question was suggested by Holly Hume, Leeds,Scholes

7. 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

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 is the sum of the angles inside a heptagon?

 A. 60 B. 120 C. 240 D. 360 E. 900

10. 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

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