Math: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Perimeter and Area 4 (Questions)

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In your Math lessons, you will be concentrating on working with flat shapes to find perimeters and areas. Objects in real-life also have perimeters and areas too. Think of a cricket pitch. It has a specific length and width - and therefore you would be able to work out both perimeter and area.

On your travels this week, see how many objects you can spot where the perimeter could be found quite easily. For some objects, you'd only need a ruler.

1. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[ ] The length of the perimeter of a polygon is found by multiplying the length of one of its sides by the number of sides
[ ] If you double the radius of a circle, the circumference quadruples
[ ] The perimeter of a circle is called the circumscribe
[ ] If you double the radius of a circle, the area quadruples
2. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[ ] The area of a triangle = base × height
[ ] A cuboid has twelve faces
[ ] A heptagon has six sides
[ ] If you double the radius of a circle, the circumference doubles
3. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[ ] The length of the perimeter of a regular polygon is found by multiplying the lengths of its sides with each other
[ ] The length of the perimeter of a regular polygon is found by multiplying the length of one of its sides by the number of sides
[ ] A 2-D shape has a volume
[ ] The length of the perimeter of a rectangle = length + width
4. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[ ] The shortest side of a right angled triangle is called the hypotenuse
[ ] The perimeter of a circle is called the circumference
[ ] π = 237
[ ] The area of a rectangle = length + width
5. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[ ] There are 100,000 mm2 in 1 m2
[ ] There are 1,000,000 cm2 in 1 m2
[ ] The area of a triangle = 12 × base × height
[ ] To change from square centimeters to square millimeters, you have to divide the square centimeters by 100
6. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[ ] A cuboid has six faces
[ ] A cube has 14 edges
[ ] The circle is the only 2D shape that has a curved perimeter
[ ] A quadrilateral has at least five sides
7. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[ ] There are 1,000 mm2 in 1 m
[ ] A hexagon has five sides
[ ] A 2-D shape doesn't have a volume
[ ] If you increase the perimeter of a 2-D shape, the area decreases
8. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[ ] To change from square centimeters to square millimeters, you have to multiply the square centimeters by 1,000
[ ] To change from square centimeters to square millimeters, you have to multiply the square centimeters by 100
[ ] To change from square centimeters to square millimeters, you have to multiply the square centimeters by 10,000
[ ] To change from square centimeters to square millimeters, you have to multiply the square centimeters by 10
9. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[ ] The length of the perimeter of a rectangle = twice the length + twice the width
[ ] A rectangle has three edges
[ ] The area of a rectangle = 12 × base × height
[ ] The fewer sides that a shape has the smaller its area
10. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[ ] To change from square millimeters to square meters, divide the square millimeters by 10,000
[ ] There are 1,000,000 mm2 in 1 m2
[ ] To change from square meters to square millimeters, divide the square meters by 1,000,000
[ ] There are 10,000 mm2 in 1 m2
Math: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Perimeter and Area 4 (Answers)
1. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[ ] The length of the perimeter of a polygon is found by multiplying the length of one of its sides by the number of sides
[ ] If you double the radius of a circle, the circumference quadruples
[ ] The perimeter of a circle is called the circumscribe
[x] If you double the radius of a circle, the area quadruples
See the previous quizzes on perimeter and area
2. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[ ] The area of a triangle = base × height
[ ] A cuboid has twelve faces
[ ] A heptagon has six sides
[x] If you double the radius of a circle, the circumference doubles
See the previous quizzes on perimeter and area
3. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[ ] The length of the perimeter of a regular polygon is found by multiplying the lengths of its sides with each other
[x] The length of the perimeter of a regular polygon is found by multiplying the length of one of its sides by the number of sides
[ ] A 2-D shape has a volume
[ ] The length of the perimeter of a rectangle = length + width
A 3-D shape has volume
4. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[ ] The shortest side of a right angled triangle is called the hypotenuse
[x] The perimeter of a circle is called the circumference
[ ] π = 237
[ ] The area of a rectangle = length + width
The hypotenuse is the longest side
5. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[ ] There are 100,000 mm2 in 1 m2
[ ] There are 1,000,000 cm2 in 1 m2
[x] The area of a triangle = 12 × base × height
[ ] To change from square centimeters to square millimeters, you have to divide the square centimeters by 100
If you didn't get this correct, write it down and remember it!
6. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[x] A cuboid has six faces
[ ] A cube has 14 edges
[ ] The circle is the only 2D shape that has a curved perimeter
[ ] A quadrilateral has at least five sides
A quadrilateral has only four sides
7. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[ ] There are 1,000 mm2 in 1 m
[ ] A hexagon has five sides
[x] A 2-D shape doesn't have a volume
[ ] If you increase the perimeter of a 2-D shape, the area decreases
A hexagon has six sides
8. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[ ] To change from square centimeters to square millimeters, you have to multiply the square centimeters by 1,000
[x] To change from square centimeters to square millimeters, you have to multiply the square centimeters by 100
[ ] To change from square centimeters to square millimeters, you have to multiply the square centimeters by 10,000
[ ] To change from square centimeters to square millimeters, you have to multiply the square centimeters by 10
It's important to know how to convert measurements - you could lose valuable points in exams and tests if you don't
9. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[x] The length of the perimeter of a rectangle = twice the length + twice the width
[ ] A rectangle has three edges
[ ] The area of a rectangle = 12 × base × height
[ ] The fewer sides that a shape has the smaller its area
A triangle has three edges
10. Which one of the given statements is correct?
[ ] To change from square millimeters to square meters, divide the square millimeters by 10,000
[x] There are 1,000,000 mm2 in 1 m2
[ ] To change from square meters to square millimeters, divide the square meters by 1,000,000
[ ] There are 10,000 mm2 in 1 m2
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