# Common Core: 1st Grade Math : Geometry

## Example Questions

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### Example Question #1 : Defining Versus Non Defining Attributes: Ccss.Math.Content.1.G.A.1

Why is this shape a rectangle?

Because it has  equal sides

Because its color is blue

Because it is bigger than a square

Because it has  sides

Because it has  sides, and the opposite sides equal each other

Because it has  sides, and the opposite sides equal each other

Explanation:

A rectangle has  sides, and the opposite sides have to be equal.

### Example Question #1 : Defining Versus Non Defining Attributes: Ccss.Math.Content.1.G.A.1

Why is this shape a circle?

Because it is a flat shape

Beacause it has 4 sides

Because it is a round, closed shape

Because its color is blue

Because it is small

Because it is a round, closed shape

Explanation:

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

### Example Question #1 : Geometry

Why is this shape an octagon?

Because it has  sides

Because it has  sides

Because it has  sides

Because it is blue

Because it looks like a stop sign

Because it has  sides

Explanation:

An octagon has  sides.

### Example Question #2 : Defining Versus Non Defining Attributes: Ccss.Math.Content.1.G.A.1

Why is this shape a heptagon?

Because it has  sides

Because it has  sides

Because its blue

Because it is an open shape

Because it has  sides

Because it has  sides

Explanation:

A heptagon has  sides.

### Example Question #1 : Reason With Shapes And Their Attributes

Why is this shape a hexagon?

Because it has  sides

Because it has more sides than a pentagon

Because it is blue

Because it has  sides

Because it has  sides

Because it has  sides

Explanation:

A hexagon has  sides.

### Example Question #2 : Reason With Shapes And Their Attributes

Why is this shape a pentagon?

Becuase it has  sides

Because it has  sides

Because it is blue

Because it has  sides

Because it has more sides than a square

Because it has  sides

Explanation:

A pentagon has  sides.

### Example Question #2 : Geometry

Why is this shape a trapezoid?

Because it has  sides and one set of parallel lines

Because it has  equal sides

Because it has  sides

Because it is blue

Because it looks like a roof

Because it has  sides and one set of parallel lines

Explanation:

A trapezoid has  sides, and only one set of parallel lines.

### Example Question #3 : Geometry

Why is this shape NOT a square?

Because it is blue

Because it does not have  sides

Because it is flat

Because it does not have  sides

Because it does not have  equal sides

Because it does not have  equal sides

Explanation:

A square has to have  equal sides, and this shape does not have  equal sides.

### Example Question #4 : Geometry

Why is this shape NOT a circle?

Because it has  sides

Because it has sides

Because it is an open shape

Because it is flat

Because it is blue

Because it has sides

Explanation:

A circle does not have sides, and this shape has  sides.

### Example Question #4 : Reason With Shapes And Their Attributes

Why is this shape NOT a triangle?

Because it does have  sides

Because it is flat

Because it is not a closed shape

Because it does not have  sides

Because it is blue