For
each of the six questions choose the one correct
answer.

1. What
shape is a football?

a. a
sphere

b. a
cube

c. a
pyramid

d. a
cone

2. ‘The
Pentagon’ is the US defence building in Washington,
but how many sides does

the
building have?

a. 3

b. 4

c. 5

d. 6

3.
Inside a square there are 4 ___________ angles.

a.
correct

b.
right

c.
wrong

d. left

4.
Which of the following shapes has three sides?

a.
triangle

b.
circle

c.
square

d.
rectangle

5. What
do we call the line from the centre to the edge of a
circle?

a.
circumference

b.
diameter

c.
radius

d. line

6. In
many games we throw a dice (a six sided object), but
what shape is it?

a. a
cube

b. a
sphere

c.
square

d. a
pyramid

b. A
cube is a 3-dimensional square.

c.
Think of pyramids in ancient Egypt.

d.
Think of an ice-cream cone, a circle at one end and
a point at the other.

**
**2.

a. What
number does the prefix ‘penta’ mean?

b. What
number does the prefix ‘penta’ mean?

**
**c.
CORRECT. The prefix ‘penta’ means 5. The Pentagon is
a five-sided building.

d. What
number does the prefix ‘penta’ mean?

**
**3.

a. What
do we call a 90º angle?

**
**b.
CORRECT. A 90º angle is called a right angle.

c. What
do we call a 90º angle?

d. What
do we call a 90º angle?

**
**4.

a.
‘Tri’ means three, think of ‘tricycle’ – a bicycle
with 3 wheels.

b. A
circle has only one side - with no beginning and no
end!

c. A
square has 4 sides of equal length.

d. A
rectangle has 4 sides, like a ‘long square’.

**
**5.

a. The
circumference is the line around the edge of the
circle.

b. The
diameter is a line going across the circle and
through the centre.

**
**c.
CORRECT. The radius is a line going from the centre
of a circle to the edge.

d. ‘A
line’ is incorrect.

**
**6.

a.
CORRECT. A cube is a 3-dimensional 6 sided object –
think of a sugar cube.

b. The
Earth is a sphere shape.

c. A
square has 4 sides and is 2-dimensional.

d.
Think of pyramids in ancient Egypt.