## HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT POLYGONS?

Dear Students: Polygons are all around us. They help us understand our world and how to get around in it. Think about a stop sign. You probably already know that a stop sign has eight sides. Because we have become used to a stop sign having eight sides, we may think STOP! whenever we see an eight-sided polygon even if it doesn't have the word, STOP, painted on it.

How much do you know about polygons? Check out your knowledge by taking the Quickie Quiz below. Figure #1

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Question 2: Which figure is a quadrilateral? Figure #1

Figure #2

Figure #3

Question 3: What is the name of this polygon? pentagon

octagon

hexagon

Question 4: Which figure is a dodecagon? Figure #1

Figure #2

Figure #3

Question 5: Which figure is a type of parallelogram? Figure #1

Figure #2

Figure #3

Question 6: Which figure is a concave polygon? Figure #1

Figure #2

Figure #3

Question 7: Which figure has seven sides? A hexagon

A nonagon

A heptagon

Question 8: An n-gon has how many sides? n-sides

nine sides

no sides

Question 9: Which figure is a regular polygon? Figure #1

Figure #2

Figure #3

Question 10: Which description matches this figure? Concave decagon

convex decagon

congruent decagon

SCORING

Score one point for each question that you got correct.

Score a Bonus Point if you took the time to read the answers and explanations.