### All SSAT Elementary Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

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

Why is this shape a heptagon?

**Possible Answers:**

Because it has sides

Because it has sides

Because it has sides

Because it is an open shape

Because its blue

**Correct answer:**

Because it has sides

A heptagon has sides.

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

Why is this shape a hexagon?

**Possible Answers:**

Because it has sides

Because it has more sides than a pentagon

Because it has sides

Because it is blue

Because it has sides

**Correct answer:**

Because it has sides

A hexagon has sides.

### Example Question #81 : Geometry

Why is this shape a pentagon?

**Possible Answers:**

Because it is blue

Becuase it has sides

Because it has sides

Because it has sides

Because it has more sides than a square

**Correct answer:**

Because it has sides

A pentagon has sides.

### Example Question #82 : Geometry

Why is this shape a trapezoid?

**Possible Answers:**

Because it has sides and one set of parallel lines

Because it has sides

Because it has equal sides

Because it is blue

Because it looks like a roof

**Correct answer:**

Because it has sides and one set of parallel lines

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

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

Why is this shape NOT a square?

**Possible Answers:**

Because it does not have sides

Because it is blue

Because it does not have sides

Because it does not have equal sides

Because it is flat

**Correct answer:**

Because it does not have equal sides

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

### Example Question #1 : Geometry

Why is this shape NOT a circle?

**Possible Answers:**

Because it has sides

Because it is an open shape

Because it is blue

Because it has sides

Because it is flat

**Correct answer:**

Because it has sides

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

### Example Question #81 : Plane Geometry

If I cut this rectangle in half, how many pieces will I have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

When we cut something in half, we get equal pieces.

### Example Question #83 : Geometry

If I cut this circle in half, how many pieces will I have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

When we cut something in half, we get two equal pieces.

### Example Question #82 : Plane Geometry

If I cut this rectangle into fourths, or quarters, how many pieces will I have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

When we cut something into fourths, or quarters, we get four equal pieces.

### Example Question #24 : Reason With Shapes And Their Attributes

If I cut this circle into fourths, or quarters, how many pieces will I have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

When we cut something into fourths, or quarters, we get four equal pieces.

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