# Geometry Quiz For 5th Grade Students

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Geometry is that part of mathematics that is rarely liked. But we have made it fun with this 5th Grade Geometry quiz. Try it out to check how well you have understood the basics of this subject. Geometry has several topics, including angles, triangles, circles, squares, and much more. Here, in this quiz, we have tried covering most of these topics. So, you can take the quiz and check your basic knowledge of geometry. If you like anything in the quiz, do share it with your friends or anyone interested in mathematics.

• 1.

### What type of geometric drawing is shown below?

• A.

Line

• B.

Ray

• C.

Line segment

• D.

Angle

A. Line
Explanation
The given drawing represents a straight path that extends infinitely in both directions. This is known as a line in geometry.

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• 2.

### What type of geometric drawing is shown below?

• A.

Line

• B.

Ray

• C.

Line segment

• D.

Angle

B. Ray
Explanation
The given geometric drawing is a ray. A ray is a part of a line that has one endpoint and extends indefinitely in one direction. In the drawing, there is a starting point or endpoint, and the line extends infinitely in one direction from that point. Therefore, it can be identified as a ray.

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• 3.

### What type of geometric drawing is shown below?

• A.

Line

• B.

Ray

• C.

Line segment

• D.

Angle

C. Line segment
Explanation
The given drawing represents a line segment. A line segment is a part of a line that has two endpoints. It is a straight path between two points, and it does not extend infinitely in either direction. In the given drawing, there are two distinct endpoints, indicating that it is a line segment rather than a line or a ray.

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• 4.

### What type of point is being highlighted (pointed to) in the drawing below?

• A.

Endpoint

• B.

Midpoint

• C.

Vertex

• D.

Angle

C. Vertex
Explanation
The correct answer is vertex because a vertex is a point where two or more lines or edges meet in a shape or figure. In the given drawing, there is a point that is being highlighted, which is the point where two lines intersect. This point is referred to as the vertex.

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• 5.

### What type of point is being highlighted (pointed to) in the drawing below?

• A.

Endpoint

• B.

Midpoint

• C.

Vertex

• D.

Angle

A. Endpoint
Explanation
The correct answer is endpoint. In the drawing, there is a specific point that is being highlighted or pointed to. This point is referred to as an endpoint. It is the starting or ending point of a line segment or ray.

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• 6.

### What type of angle is shown below?

• A.

Acute

• B.

Obtuse

• C.

Right

• D.

Straight

D. Straight
Explanation
The angle shown below is a straight angle. A straight angle measures exactly 180 degrees and forms a straight line. It is neither acute (less than 90 degrees), obtuse (more than 90 degrees but less than 180 degrees), nor right (exactly 90 degrees).

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• 7.

### What type of angle is shown below?

• A.

Acute

• B.

Obtuse

• C.

Right

• D.

Straight

B. Obtuse
Explanation
The angle shown is greater than 90 degrees but less than 180 degrees, which classifies it as an obtuse angle.

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• 8.

### What type of angle is shown below?

• A.

Acute

• B.

Obtuse

• C.

Right

• D.

Straight

C. Right
Explanation
The angle shown below is a right angle because it measures exactly 90 degrees. A right angle is formed when two lines or line segments meet to form a square corner. In this case, the angle is formed by a horizontal line and a vertical line intersecting at a 90-degree angle.

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• 9.

### What type of angle is shown below?

• A.

Acute

• B.

Obtuse

• C.

Right

• D.

Straight

A. Acute
Explanation
The angle shown below is acute because it measures less than 90 degrees.

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• 10.

### What type of shape is shown below?

• A.

• B.

Triangle

• C.

Trapezium

• D.

Square

B. Triangle
Explanation
The shape shown below is a triangle. A triangle is a polygon with three sides and three angles. It is the only shape among the given options that has three sides.

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• 11.

### What type of shape is shown below?

• A.

• B.

Triangle

• C.

Trapezium

• D.

Rectangle

Explanation
The shape shown below is a quadrilateral because it has four sides. A quadrilateral is a polygon with four sides and four angles. It can have different types of angles and side lengths, but as long as it has four sides, it is considered a quadrilateral.

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• 12.

### What type of triangle is shown below?

• A.

Scalene

• B.

Equilateral

• C.

Isosceles

• D.

Right

C. Isosceles
Explanation
The given question is asking about the type of triangle shown below. The options provided are scalene, equilateral, isosceles, and right. The correct answer is isosceles. This means that the triangle shown below has two sides of equal length.

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• 13.

### What type of triangle is shown below?

• A.

Scalene

• B.

Equilateral

• C.

Isosceles

• D.

Right

B. Equilateral
Explanation
The given answer "equilateral" is correct because an equilateral triangle has all three sides of equal length.

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• 14.

### What type of triangle is shown below?

• A.

Scalene

• B.

Equilateral

• C.

Isosceles

• D.

None of the above

A. Scalene
Explanation
The given triangle is a scalene triangle because all three sides have different lengths. In a scalene triangle, none of the angles are equal and none of the sides are equal in length. Therefore, the triangle shown in the question does not fit the criteria for equilateral or isosceles triangles.

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• 15.

### What type of triangle is shown below?

• A.

Acute triangle

• B.

Obtuse triangle

• C.

Right triangle

• D.

Equilateral

A. Acute triangle
Explanation
The triangle shown below is an acute triangle because all of its angles are less than 90 degrees.

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• 16.

### What type of triangle is shown below?

• A.

Acute triangle

• B.

Obtuse triangle

• C.

Right triangle

• D.

Equilateral

B. Obtuse triangle
Explanation
The triangle shown in the question is an obtuse triangle because it has one angle that is greater than 90 degrees. In an obtuse triangle, one of the angles is larger than a right angle (90 degrees) but smaller than a straight angle (180 degrees).

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• 17.

### What type of triangle is shown below?

• A.

Acute triangle

• B.

Obtuse triangle

• C.

Right triangle

• D.

Equilateral

C. Right triangle
Explanation
The given answer is "right triangle" because a right triangle is a type of triangle that has one angle measuring exactly 90 degrees. In the given question, it is implied that the triangle shown has a right angle, making it a right triangle.

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• 18.

### What type of quadrilateral is shown below?

• A.

Rectangle

• B.

Square

• C.

Rhombus

• D.

Parallelogram

B. Square
Explanation
The given figure is a square because all four sides are equal in length and all four angles are right angles. A square is a special type of rectangle and rhombus, but not all rectangles and rhombuses are squares. A parallelogram does not have all equal sides and angles, so it is not the correct answer.

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• 19.

### What type of quadrilateral is shown below?

• A.

Rectangle

• B.

Square

• C.

Rhombus

• D.

Parallelogram

A. Rectangle
Explanation
The shape shown below has four right angles, which is a characteristic of a rectangle. A rectangle is a type of quadrilateral with opposite sides that are parallel and equal in length. However, unlike a square, the sides of a rectangle may have different lengths. Therefore, the correct answer is rectangle.

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• 20.

### What type of quadrilateral is shown below?

• A.

Rectangle

• B.

Square

• C.

Rhombus

• D.

Parallelogram

C. Rhombus
Explanation
The given figure is a rhombus because it has all sides equal in length. A rhombus is a quadrilateral with opposite sides parallel and all sides equal. It differs from a rectangle and a square because it does not have right angles. It is also different from a parallelogram because a parallelogram does not have all sides equal in length. Therefore, the correct answer is rhombus.

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• 21.

• A.

Rectangle

• B.

Square

• C.

Rhombus

• D.

Trapezoid

D. Trapezoid
• 22.

### What type of quadrilateral is shown below?

• A.

Rectangle

• B.

Rhombus

• C.

Parallelogram

• D.

Trapezoid

C. Parallelogram
Explanation
The given figure is a parallelogram because it has two pairs of parallel sides. A parallelogram is a quadrilateral in which opposite sides are parallel and equal in length. It can also be identified by its opposite angles being equal.

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• 23.

### What is the most specific way we can describe/classify the drawing below?

• A.

perpendicular and parallel lines

• B.

Perpendicular lines

• C.

Parallel lines

• D.

None of the above

B. Perpendicular lines
Explanation
The drawing below can be described/classified as perpendicular lines because the lines intersect at a 90-degree angle.

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• 24.

### What is the most specific way we can describe/classify the drawing below?

• A.

Intersecting lines

• B.

Perpendicular lines

• C.

Parallel lines

• D.

None of the above

C. Parallel lines
Explanation
The most specific way to describe/classify the drawing is "parallel lines" because the lines in the drawing are running side by side and will never intersect.

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• 25.

### What is the most specific way we can describe/classify the drawing below?

• A.

Intersecting lines

• B.

Perpendicular lines

• C.

Parallel lines

• D.

None of the above

A. Intersecting lines
Explanation
The drawing below can be most specifically described as intersecting lines because the lines in the drawing cross each other at different points. This classification accurately captures the relationship between the lines in the drawing, distinguishing it from other classifications, such as parallel lines or perpendicular lines. Additionally, the lines do not create a 90-degree angle.

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Janaisa Harris |BA (Mathematics) |
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Ms. Janaisa Harris, an experienced educator, has devoted 4 years to teaching high school math and 6 years to tutoring. She holds a bachelor's degree in Mathematics (Secondary Education, and Teaching) from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is currently employed at Wilson County School (NC) as a mathematics teacher. She is now broadening her educational impact by engaging in curriculum mapping for her county. This endeavor enriches her understanding of educational strategies and their implementation. With a strong commitment to quality education, she actively participates in the review process of educational quizzes, ensuring accuracy and relevance to the curriculum.

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