# Shape Multiple Choice Topic Test

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

##### Shape (3D)AlgebraAnglesArithmeticAveragesDecimalsFractionsMensurationMoneyNumberPercentagesProbabilityProblem SolvingRatioSequencesShapeTimeIndicesNegativesGeometry Other Topics Pentransum

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 the angles in a quadrilateral add up to?

 A. 12345 B. 34 C. 180 D. 360 E. 12 This question was suggested by Jamie, England

2. How many angles are in a heptagon?

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

3. 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

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

 A. 5 B. 6 C. 8 D. 2 E. 3 This question was suggested by Miss Casey, Berkley Normal Middle School, Hamilton, NZ

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

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

 A. dodecagon B. ventagon C. icosagon D. dodecahedron E. hendecagon This question was suggested by Emilie, Dalia, Alexandra, Radhika, Gina, Marisa, Queen's Gate

9. 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

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

 A. Octagon B. Heptagon C. Isosagon D. Elipse E. Pentagon

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.

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"I think these are great! So useful and handy, the children love them.
Could we have some on angles too please?"

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