# 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. 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

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

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

 A. 60 B. 120 C. 240 D. 360 E. 900

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

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

10. 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

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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