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Shape Quiz I

  1. What shape is a UK 'giveway' road sign?




  2. What shape is cordate?
  3. What name is given to a rhombus with right angles?
  4. By what nickname do we better know the famous wedge-shaped building located at 175 Fifth Avenue in New York City?
  5. What is the three-dimensional version of an oval called?
  6. In geometry, a balbis is a geometric shape that is the same shape as which letter?
  7. What shape are bees' honeycombs?
  8. Which organisation is used in place of the Red Cross in many Islamic countries?
  9. What name is given in geometry to a 12 sided regular polygon?
  10. The Pentagon, the headquarters building of the United States Department of Defence, is located in which State?
  11. How many degrees are there in each interior angle of a regular hexagon?
  12. What shape name starting with the letter 'f' is formed when you take a solid such as a cone or pyramid and make two parallel cuts?

Answers:

  1. Triangle
  2. Heart shaped





  3. A square
  4. Flatiron Building
  5. Ovoid
  6. The letter 'H' (it's a Greek word meaning a rope between two posts used to indicate the start and finish of a race, and now means rugby posts shape.)
  7. Hexagonal
  8. Red Crescent
  9. Dodecagon
  10. Virginia
  11. 120 degrees
  12. Frustum



Shape Quiz II

  1. What shape is a 3D object shaped like a ball where every point on the surface is the same distance from the centre?
  2. What name is given to a triangle with all its sides of different lengths?
  3. Which muscle in the shoulder is so called because it resembles a Greek letter?
  4. What shape is described as a three dimensional object with a circular base that narrows smoothly toward a point called the apex?
  5. What sort of shape is reniform?
  6. What name is given to a twenty-sided polygon?
  7. What shape is farfalle pasta?
  8. The Oval Office is located in which wing of the White House?
  9. The flag of which European country is square shaped?
  10. Which country is literally the closest country to resembling a square shape on the map?
  11. DNA is a molecule shaped like a ladder that's twisted into a coil configuration to form a double what?
  12. Which lake in Hyde Park, London, takes its name from its curving shape?
  13. In geometry, what name is given to a nine-sided polygon?
  14. What word, often used to describe a sideways figure 8, is derived from a Latin word meaning "decorated with ribbons"?

Answers:

  1. Sphere
  2. Scalene
  3. Deltoid (named after the Greek capital letter delta)
  4. A cone





  5. Kidney shaped
  6. Icosagon
  7. Butterfly or bow-tie shaped
  8. The West Wing
  9. Switzerland (although Vatican City is also correct)
  10. Egypt
  11. Helix
  12. The Serpentine
  13. Nonagon
  14. Leminscate



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