# Basic Geometry Practice Test for 1st Grade – [Hard]

Welcome to the fascinating world of Basic Geometry with Brighterly, where we simplify complex concepts for budding mathematicians in the 1st grade. Geometry is the branch of mathematics that focuses on shapes, sizes, and properties of space. Even if it sounds a bit challenging now, with the right guidance and fun activities, every child can grasp these concepts with ease.

## Understanding Shapes

At the heart of geometry are shapes. Shapes are everywhere around us – from the square windows in our homes, to the circular wheels on our bikes.

• Circles: A circle is a shape that’s perfectly round. Imagine a pizza or a coin – those are circles. The center point from which the shape radiates out is aptly named the center.

• Squares & Rectangles: Think of a picture frame or a book cover. Squares have all four sides equal, while rectangles have opposite sides equal.

• Triangles: This shape has three sides. They might look like a slice of pie or a mountain peak.

## Getting to Know Lines

Lines are fundamental to geometry. They can be straight, curved, short, or long. Here’s a breakdown of the primary types of lines:

• Straight Lines: Imagine a pencil lying on your table. That’s a straight line. It can go on forever in both directions!

• Curved Lines: Think about a rainbow or the way a river bends.

• Line Segments: These are like straight lines but have a start and an end. Think of a stick or a ruler.

## Introduction to Angles

While 1st graders may not dive deep into angles, it’s good to introduce the basic idea. An angle is formed when two lines meet at a point. Here are some simple ways to envision them:

• Right Angles: Visualize the corners of a book or a square. That’s a right angle, which looks like an “L” shape.

• Acute Angles: These are smaller than a right angle. Imagine the top of a triangle or a pizza slice.

• Obtuse Angles: Larger than a right angle but less than a straight line. The open mouth of an alligator is a good example!

Basic Geometry Practice Test

Get ready for math lessons with Brighterly! At Brighterly, we believe in nurturing and pushing the boundaries of young minds, allowing them to soar beyond the ordinary.

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Which shape has exactly three corners and three sides?

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If you cut a circle into half, what shape do you get?

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Which of these is NOT a type of angle?

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Which shape has four equal sides but is NOT a square?

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How many sides does a pentagon have?

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What kind of line is the shortest distance between two points?

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Which shape is formed by placing two triangles base to base?

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If you fold a square shape in half, what shape do you most likely get?

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Which of the following shapes has only one curved surface?

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How many vertices does a pyramid with a square base have?

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What is another name for a square prism?

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What do you call a shape with 8 faces?

13 / 20

Which shape looks like a flattened cylinder?

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Which of these shapes has NO flat faces?

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How many corners does a rectangle have?

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Which shape cannot roll?

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What is the point at the center of a circle called?

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How many straight edges does a cube have?

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Which shape is like a stretched circle?

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Which shape has more sides, a hexagon or a pentagon?

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