# Polygons And Quadrilaterals Quiz! Test

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Are you familiar with polygons and quadrilaterals? Do you suppose you can take on this quiz? A quadrilateral is a polygon. It is a four-sided polygon, just like a triangle is a three-sided polygon. The five most commonplace quadrilaterals are the parallelogram, rectangle, square, trapezoid, and rhombus. Taking this quiz will put your knowledge about polygons and quadrilaterals to the test.

• 1.

### A ___________________ has exactly one pair of parallel sides.

Explanation
A trapezoid is a quadrilateral that has exactly one pair of parallel sides. The other two sides are non-parallel and can be of different lengths. Therefore, a trapezoid fits the description of having exactly one pair of parallel sides.

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• 2.

### A ______________ has four congruent sides and opposite sides are parallel.

Explanation
A quadrilateral is a polygon with four sides. When all four sides are congruent (equal in length) and opposite sides are parallel, it is classified as a rhombus. This geometric property distinguishes a rhombus from other quadrilaterals, making it a special type of parallelogram.

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• 3.

### A ___________________ has four right angles, opposite sides are parallel, and opposite sides are congruent.

Explanation
A rectangle is a quadrilateral that satisfies all the given conditions. It has four right angles, meaning each of its interior angles measures 90 degrees. The opposite sides of a rectangle are parallel, which means they never intersect. Additionally, the opposite sides of a rectangle are congruent, meaning they have the same length. Therefore, a rectangle is the correct answer to this question.

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• 4.

### A ________________  has four right angles and all sides are congruent.

Explanation
A square is a shape that has four right angles and all sides are congruent. This means that each angle in a square measures 90 degrees, and all four sides of a square have the same length. Therefore, a square fits the description given in the question.

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• 5.

### A square is a rhombus.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
A square is a rhombus because both shapes have four equal sides. While a square has four right angles, a rhombus has four equal angles that are not necessarily right angles. Therefore, all squares can be considered rhombuses, but not all rhombuses are squares.

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• 6.

### A trapezoid is a parallelogram.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
A trapezoid is not a parallelogram because a parallelogram has two pairs of parallel sides, while a trapezoid has only one pair of parallel sides. In a trapezoid, the other two sides are not parallel to each other. Therefore, the statement that a trapezoid is a parallelogram is false.

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• 7.

### A rectangle is a square.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
A rectangle is not a square because although both shapes have four sides, a square has all sides of equal length, while a rectangle has opposite sides of equal length. Therefore, a square is a specific type of rectangle, but not all rectangles are squares.

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• 8.

### A square can be a rhombus and a rectangle.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
A square can be a rhombus because a rhombus is a quadrilateral with all sides of equal length. Since a square is a quadrilateral with all sides of equal length, it meets the criteria to be a rhombus. Additionally, a square can be a rectangle because a rectangle is a quadrilateral with all angles equal to 90 degrees. Since a square has all angles equal to 90 degrees, it also meets the criteria to be a rectangle. Therefore, the statement is true.

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• 9.

### What is the polygon above?

• A.

Pentagon

• B.

Triangle

• C.

Hexagon

C. Hexagon
Explanation
The polygon above is a hexagon because it has six sides. A hexagon is a polygon with six straight sides and six angles.

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• 10.

### What is the above polygon?

• A.

Decagon

• B.

Heptagon

• C.

Nonagon

A. Decagon
Explanation
The above polygon is a decagon because it has ten sides. A decagon is a polygon with ten straight sides and ten angles.

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• 11.

### What is the above polygon?

• A.

Hexagon

• B.

• C.

Pentagon

C. Pentagon
Explanation
The above polygon is a pentagon because it has five sides. A hexagon has six sides, and a quadrilateral has four sides. Therefore, pentagon is the correct answer.

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• 12.

### Tri means ___

3
three
Explanation
The word "tri" is a prefix that means "three" or "having three." It is derived from the Latin word "tres" which also means "three." Therefore, the correct answer is 3 or three.

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• 13.

4
four
Explanation
The word "quad" is a prefix derived from the Latin word "quattuor" which means "four". Therefore, "quad" is used to indicate the number four. In this context, "quad" means the number 4 or the word "four".

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• 14.

### Penta means ____

5
five
Explanation
The word "penta" is derived from the Greek word "pente" which means "five". Therefore, "penta" is a term that represents the number 5. Additionally, "five" is the English translation of the word "penta".

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• 15.

### Hexa means _____

6
six
Explanation
Hexa is a prefix derived from the Greek word "hex," which means six. Therefore, when we say "hexa," it is referring to the number six. In this context, "hexa" means 6 or six.

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• 16.

### Hepta means ____

7
seven
Explanation
The word "hepta" is derived from the Greek word "heptÃ¡," which means "seven." Therefore, "hepta" is synonymous with the number 7 or the word "seven."

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• 17.

### Octa  means ____

8
eight
Explanation
The word "octa" is derived from the Greek word "okto" which means eight. Therefore, "octa" is a prefix that represents the number eight. In English, "eight" is the word used to represent the number 8.

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• 18.

### Nona means ______

9
nine
Explanation
The word "nona" is a term used to represent the number 9. In this context, "9" and "nine" are both correct representations of the word "nona."

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• 19.

### Deca means _____

10
ten
Explanation
The word "Deca" is derived from the Greek word "deka" which means ten. Therefore, "Deca" is a term used to represent the number 10 or the word "ten".

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