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Cubes, spheres, pyramids and cones are just a few of the 3-dimensional shapes we often see.

Year 1 Shapes - 3D

This quiz addresses the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 Maths and Numeracy for children aged 5 and 6 in year 1. Specifically this quiz is aimed at the section dealing with recognising and naming common 3-D shapes.

Year 1 children will learn to recognise and name basic and common 3-D shapes such as cuboids, pyramids and spheres. They will use 3-dimensional shapes when building and be encouraged to recognise, spot and name these common shapes in the real world.

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Question 1
This shape is a...
Pyramid
Cuboid
Cube
Sphere
The ball is completely round and is a sphere
Question 2
These are called sugar...
Spheres
Squares
Pyramids
Cubes
Sugar cubes stack well inside a box!
Question 3
A cube is also a...
Square
Pyramid
Sphere
Cuboid
Cuboids have 6 faces and 12 edges
Question 4
Why are balls used in sports usually spheres?
They look better
Their shape means they roll and bounce well
It's a popular shape
So they can be stored easily
A sphere rolls well and bounces evenly
Question 5
This shape is a...
Square
Pyramid
Sphere
Cube
All its sides and faces are equal
Question 6
This is a _______ made up of _______.
Pyramid, cubes
Pyramid, oblongs
Triangle, circles
Pyramid, spheres
This pyramid is made from spheres stacked in layers
Question 7
There are lots of _______ and 1 _______ in this picture.
Spheres, pyramid
Circles, triangle
Spheres, cuboid
Spheres, triangle
There are several spheres but only one pyramid
Question 8
This is a ______ made up from _______.
Square, circles
Cuboid, spheres
Cuboid, pyramids
Square, spheres
This cuboid is made up entirely of spheres!
Question 9
These boxes are all...
Squares
Cuboids
Spheres
Pyramids
Although they are different shapes and sizes, they are all cuboids
Question 10
This is a _______ made up of _____.
Triangle, squares
Tower, circles
Pyramid, spheres
Pyramid, cubes
The dice are cubes and are stacked up in a pyramid formation