Quiz #1: Geometry Basics

Test your basic knowledge about geometry. We all need some refreshment every now and then. You think you remember everything about geometry. You may be wrong ... Test your knowledge please.
  1. How many faces does a cube have?

  2. 4 faces
    6 faces
    8 faces
    12 faces
  3. Each of the following figures has exactly two pairs of parallel sides EXCEPT a

  4. parallelogram
    rhombus
    trapezoid
    square
  5. How many connected lines must there be to make a polygon?

  6. A polygon is a plane figure composed of connected lines.
    3 or more
    4 or more
    5 or more
    6 or more
  7. An acute angle is

  8. 180 degrees
    greater than 90 degrees
    90 degrees
    less than 90 degrees
  9. A right angle

  10. exactly 180 degrees
    between 90 and 180 degrees
    90 degrees
    less than 90 degrees
  11. A straight angle is

  12. exactly 180 degrees
    between 90 and 180 degrees
    90 degrees
    less than 90 degrees
  13. Which of the following statements is true?

  14. Parallel lines intersect at right angles
    Parallel lines never intersect
    Perpendicular lines never intersect
    Intersecting lines have two points in common
  15. Which of the following types of triangles is it?

  16. A triangle has two congruent sides, and the measure of one angle is 40 degrees.
    isosceles
    equilateral
    right
    scalene
  17. Which of the following types of triangles is it?

  18. A triangle has one 30-degree angle and one 60-degree angle.
    isosceles
    equilateral
    right
    scalene
  19. Which of the following best describes?

  20. A triangle has angles of 71 degrees and 62 degrees.
    acute scalene
    obtuse scalene
    acute isosceles
    obtuse isosceles
  21. In which of the following are the diagonals of the figure always congruent and perpendicular?

  22. isosceles trapezoid
    square
    isosceles triangle
    rhombus
  23. In a triangle, angle A is 70 degrees and angle B is 30 degrees. What is the measure of angle C?

  24. 90 degrees
    70 degrees
    80 degrees
    100 degrees
  25. Which of the following could describe a quadrilateral with two pairs of parallel sides and two interior angles that measure 65 degrees?

  26. square
    triangle
    rectangle
    rhombus
  27. If pentagon ABCDE is similar to pentagon FGHIJ, and AB = 10, CD = 5, and FG = 30, what is IH?

  28. 5/3
    5
    15
    30
  29. What is the greatest area possible enclosed by a quadrilateral with a perimeter of 24 feet?

  30. 6 square feet
    24 square feet
    36 square feet
    48 square feet
  31. What is the difference in area between a square with a base of 4 feet and a circle with a diameter of 4 feet?

  32. 16 − 2π square feet
    16 − 4π square feet
    8π − 16 square feet
    16π − 16 square feet


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