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MasterMind! Trivia Questions: Geometry

1. How many sides does a heptagon have?

2. Who is known as “The Father of Geometry?”

3. What is the area of a triangle with a base that measures 4” and a height that measures 6”?

4. Is a square always a rhombus?

5. What device do students use frequently in a classroom to measure the size of an angle?

6. What is the term for a line that extends from an endpoint to infinity, in a single direction?

7. Two lines that are neither intersecting, nor parallel, are called _____.

8. What is the term for a quadrilateral with only one pair of parallel sides?

9. Suppose a right triangle has two legs that measure 6” and 8” respectively. What is the measure of the hypotenuse?

10. How many degrees are in a pentagon?

11. A dihedral angle is an angle between two intersecting _____.

12. What is the term for an endpoint that is shared by two rays?

13. How many faces does a pyramid have?

14. With respect to congruent triangles, what does “ASA” represent?

15. True or false: Vertical angles are always congruent.

Answer Key

1. Seven. 2. Euclid. 3. 21 square inches. 4. Yes. 5. Protractor. 6. Ray. 7. Skewed. 8. Trapezoid. 9. 10”. 10. 540. 11. Planes. 12. Vertex. 13. Five. 14. Angle Side Angle. 15. True.