# Geometry General Questions! Trivia Test! Quiz

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The trivia test quiz below is made up of some general geometry questions! Different shapes have different angles, and when you know how the angles are elated, you might actually know different shapes. How about you test out your geometry understanding by taking this all exciting but challenging quiz. Check it out and keep an eye out for others like it to perfect your geometry skills. All the best!

• 1.

### Two triangles with equal sides are considered _____________.

• A.

Similar

• B.

Congruent

• C.

Isosceles

B. Congruent
Explanation
Two triangles with equal sides are considered congruent. Congruent triangles have the same shape and size, meaning that all corresponding sides and angles are equal. If two triangles have equal sides, it implies that they have the same shape and size, making them congruent to each other. Similar triangles, on the other hand, have the same shape but different sizes, while isosceles triangles have two equal sides but may have different angles.

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• 2.

### A triangle with two equal sides and one non-equal side is called ____________.

• A.

Isoscelese

• B.

Scalene

• C.

Equilateral

• D.

Right

A. Isoscelese
Explanation
An isosceles triangle is a triangle that has two sides of equal length and one side of different length. It is not equilateral because in an equilateral triangle all sides are equal in length. It is not scalene because in a scalene triangle all sides are of different lengths. It is not right because the term "right" refers to a right angle, not the lengths of the sides. Therefore, the correct term for a triangle with two equal sides and one non-equal side is isosceles.

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• 3.

### A polygon with five sides is called a ____________.

• A.

Hexagon

• B.

Octogon

• C.

Pentagon

• D.

Trapezoid

C. Pentagon
Explanation
A polygon with five sides is called a pentagon.

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• 4.

### Two angles whose measures have a sum of 180 degrees are called ___________.

• A.

Supplimentary

• B.

Acute

• C.

Right

• D.

Complimentary

A. Supplimentary
Explanation
Two angles whose measures have a sum of 180 degrees are called supplementary angles. Supplementary angles are pairs of angles that when added together, result in a total of 180 degrees. In other words, they are angles that form a straight line.

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• 5.

### A circle has a total of how many degrees?

• A.

90

• B.

180

• C.

360

• D.

540

C. 360
Explanation
A circle has a total of 360 degrees because a circle is made up of 360 equal parts called degrees. Each degree represents one part out of the 360 parts that make up a complete circle. Therefore, the correct answer is 360.

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• 6.

### A triangle has a total of how many degrees?

• A.

90

• B.

180

• C.

360

• D.

540

B. 180
Explanation
A triangle has a total of 180 degrees because the sum of the interior angles of a triangle is always 180 degrees. This is a fundamental property of triangles in Euclidean geometry. Each angle in a triangle can vary in size, but the sum of all three angles will always add up to 180 degrees.

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• 7.

### Two angles whose sum is 90 degrees are called _________.

• A.

Supplimentary

• B.

Right

• C.

Acute

• D.

Complimentary

D. Complimentary
Explanation
Two angles whose sum is 90 degrees are called complementary angles. Complementary angles are a pair of angles that add up to form a right angle. In this case, the correct answer is "Complimentary" which is a misspelling of "Complementary".

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• 8.

### A regular polygon has ___________.

• A.

All equal sides

• B.

All equal angles

• C.

A and B

• D.

None of the above

C. A and B
Explanation
A regular polygon has all equal sides and all equal angles. This means that all of its sides have the same length and all of its angles have the same measure. Therefore, both options A and B are correct.

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• 9.

### Two lines with a common endpoint and vertex for a/an ____________.

• A.

Ray

• B.

Angle

• C.

Polygon

• D.

Line Segment

B. Angle
Explanation
Two lines with a common endpoint and vertex form an angle. An angle is formed when two rays share a common endpoint, called the vertex. The two rays are known as the sides of the angle.

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