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Basic Geometry Pretest

11 Questions
Basic Geometry Pretest

This is a pretest to assess knowledge of basic geometrical shapes, such as lines, polygons and 3D shapes.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the area of a rectangle with side lengths of 2 ft and 4 ft?
    • A. 

      8 ft

    • B. 

      8 sq ft

    • C. 

      12 ft

    • D. 

      12 sq ft

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What is the name of 6-sided polygon?
    • A. 

      Quadrilateral

    • B. 

      Octagon

    • C. 

      Pentagon

    • D. 

      Heptagon

    • E. 

      Hexagon

  • 3. 
    This is an example of what type of 3-dimensional shape?
    • A. 

      Prism

    • B. 

      Pyramid

    • C. 

      Cube

    • D. 

      Cylinder

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What is the formula for the perimeter (circumference) of this circle?
    • A. 

    • B. 

    • C. 

    • D. 

      16π

  • 5. 
    Two lines that intersect at a 90 degree angle are called:
    • A. 

      Obtuse lines

    • B. 

      Parallel lines

    • C. 

      Perpendicular lines

    • D. 

      Skew lines

    • E. 

      Line segments

  • 6. 
    A square pyramid has how many faces?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

    • E. 

      8

  • 7. 
    The angles of a triangle add up to 360 degrees
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    An isosceles triangle has 3 sides of equal length
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A triangular prism has 6 vertices (corners)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is the area of this triangle?
    • A. 

      60 sq in

    • B. 

      40 sq in

    • C. 

      30 sq in

    • D. 

      19 sq in

    • E. 

      9.5 sq in

  • 11. 
    Two lines that never intersect are called _________________  lines.