MAP 2nd Grade Math : Geometry

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for MAP 2nd Grade Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Geometry

Select the shape that has only  angles. 

Possible Answers:

Triangle 

Square

Pentagon 

Cube

Correct answer:

Triangle 

Explanation:

A triangle is a shape with  sides and  angles. A triangle is the only shape with  angles. 

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Example Question #2 : Geometry

Why is this shape a circle? 

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Possible Answers:

Because its color is blue

Because it is a flat shape

Because it is a round, closed shape

Because it is small

Correct answer:

Because it is a round, closed shape

Explanation:

A circle is a round shape, with no sides or edges. 

Though a circle is a flat shape, there are many other flat shapes. For example, a square, triangle, rectangle, etc. So this is not the best answer. Also, the color and the size of a shape does make determine the shape type. 

Example Question #3 : Geometry

Select the shape that has only  sides. 

Possible Answers:

Square 

Triangle

Pentagon

Hexagon

Correct answer:

Pentagon

Explanation:

A pentagon has  sides. 

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A hexagon has  sides, a square has  sides, and a triangle has  sides. 

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