KS1 Maths Quiz - Year 1 Shapes - 3D (Questions)

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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1. This shape is a...
[ ] Pyramid
[ ] Cuboid
[ ] Cube
[ ] Sphere
2. This shape is a...
[ ] Square
[ ] Pyramid
[ ] Sphere
[ ] Cube
3. There are lots of _______ and 1 _______ in this picture.
[ ] Spheres, pyramid
[ ] Circles, triangle
[ ] Spheres, cuboid
[ ] Spheres, triangle
4. This is a _______ made up of _____.
[ ] Triangle, squares
[ ] Tower, circles
[ ] Pyramid, spheres
[ ] Pyramid, cubes
5. These are called sugar...
[ ] Spheres
[ ] Squares
[ ] Pyramids
[ ] Cubes
6. 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
7. These boxes are all...
[ ] Squares
[ ] Cuboids
[ ] Spheres
[ ] Pyramids
8. This is a ______ made up from _______.
[ ] Square, circles
[ ] Cuboid, spheres
[ ] Cuboid, pyramids
[ ] Square, spheres
9. This is a _______ made up of _______.
[ ] Pyramid, cubes
[ ] Pyramid, oblongs
[ ] Triangle, circles
[ ] Pyramid, spheres
10. A cube is also a...
[ ] Square
[ ] Pyramid
[ ] Sphere
[ ] Cuboid
KS1 Maths Quiz - Year 1 Shapes - 3D (Answers)
1. This shape is a...
[ ] Pyramid
[ ] Cuboid
[ ] Cube
[x] Sphere
The ball is completely round and is a sphere
2. This shape is a...
[ ] Square
[ ] Pyramid
[ ] Sphere
[x] Cube
All its sides and faces are equal
3. There are lots of _______ and 1 _______ in this picture.
[x] Spheres, pyramid
[ ] Circles, triangle
[ ] Spheres, cuboid
[ ] Spheres, triangle
There are several spheres but only one pyramid
4. This is a _______ made up of _____.
[ ] Triangle, squares
[ ] Tower, circles
[ ] Pyramid, spheres
[x] Pyramid, cubes
The dice are cubes and are stacked up in a pyramid formation
5. These are called sugar...
[ ] Spheres
[ ] Squares
[ ] Pyramids
[x] Cubes
Sugar cubes stack well inside a box!
6. Why are balls used in sports usually spheres?
[ ] They look better
[x] 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
7. These boxes are all...
[ ] Squares
[x] Cuboids
[ ] Spheres
[ ] Pyramids
Although they are different shapes and sizes, they are all cuboids
8. This is a ______ made up from _______.
[ ] Square, circles
[x] Cuboid, spheres
[ ] Cuboid, pyramids
[ ] Square, spheres
This cuboid is made up entirely of spheres!
9. This is a _______ made up of _______.
[ ] Pyramid, cubes
[ ] Pyramid, oblongs
[ ] Triangle, circles
[x] Pyramid, spheres
This pyramid is made from spheres stacked in layers
10. A cube is also a...
[ ] Square
[ ] Pyramid
[ ] Sphere
[x] Cuboid
Cuboids have 6 faces and 12 edges