Defining Tessellations & Concepts

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Tessellation Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a tessellation?
    • A. 

      A series of intersecting rays.

    • B. 

      An image created by repeating shapes that cover a plane and have no gaps or overlaps.

    • C. 

      An image made up of only squares that can be flipped or rotated.

    • D. 

      An photograph taken in an outdoor setting.

  • 2. 
    To say that a group of polygons are congruent means...
    • A. 

      That they are different from all other shapes pictured.

    • B. 

      That their sides are between 3'' and 8'' in length.

    • C. 

      That they are all the exact same size and shape.

    • D. 

      That there are 6 or more polygons in the group.

  • 3. 
    To be considered a regular tessellation a tessellation must...
    • A. 

      Be made up of congruent regular polygons

    • B. 

      Be composed of normal colors.

    • C. 

      Have angles that all measure 20 degrees.

    • D. 

      Include a four sided polygon.

  • 4. 
    How many semi-regular tessellation combinations are possible?
    • A. 

      There are endless possibilities.

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      3

  • 5. 
    What 3 regular polygons tessellate in the Euclidean plane?
    • A. 

      Triangles, hexagons, circles

    • B. 

      Triangles, squares, hexagons

    • C. 

      Squares, triangles, circles

    • D. 

      Squares, hexagons, polygons

  • 6. 
    In relation to polygons, what does the word vertex mean?
    • A. 

      It is the ray that cuts through the images.

    • B. 

      It is the approximation of the angles.

    • C. 

      It is the point where the lines of the polygons meet.

    • D. 

      It is the point where the ray crosses the axis.

  • 7. 
    What is the angle measure of degrees for a triangle?
    • A. 

      108 degrees

    • B. 

      60 degrees

    • C. 

      90 degrees

    • D. 

      More than 120 degrees

  • 8. 
    What is the angle measure of degrees for a hexagon?
    • A. 

      120 degrees

    • B. 

      30 degrees

    • C. 

      90 degrees

    • D. 

      More than 120 degrees