Year 8 Geometry Test

Name: _____________________________

Class: ______

Multiple choice section – choose the correct answer
Question 1
The value of the pronumeral is:

8.1

Question 5
The complement of 74 is:
A 74

B 106

C 286

8.1
D 16

Question 6
Corresponding angles on parallel lines:
A 115

B 65

C 67

D 245

Question 2
Find the value of the pronumeral.

8.2

8.1

A are complementary
B are supplementary
C are equal
D add to 360.
Question 7
Which list contains only quadrilaterals?

8.2

A Square, rhombus, trapezium
B Rectangle, pentagon, parallelogram
C Square, polygon, rectangle
D Kite, trapezium, hexagon

A 75

B 50

C 200

Question 8
The name given to a polygon with 12 sides
is a:

D 160

Question 3
The following shape is:

8.2

A hexagon
C octagon

B decagon
D dodecagon

Question 9
Which statement is true for a
kite?
A a rectangle
C a rhombus

B a parallelogram
D a square

Question 4
An angle is 289 is:
A acute
C obtuse

8.1
B reflex
D a right angle

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8.2

A diagonals bisect each other
at right angles
B all angles are right angles
C has no side or diagonal
properties
D diagonals intersect at right angles

8.5

Short answer section
Question 10
triangle

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kite

rectangle

translation

reflection

rotation

(a) A _______________ has both pairs of opposite sides equal in length.
(b) Another name for a slide is a ________________.
Question 11
Describe the term congruent. Use an example to help you explain.

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8.2

2

8.1

2

8.1

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Question 12
For each of the following state whether the angles are complementary (add to 90) or supplementary
(add to 180).
(a) 44 and 46 ________________

(b) 21 and 159 ________________

Question 13
Answer true or false to the following statements.
(a) Angles in a revolution add to 360 ________________
(b) Vertically opposite angles are equal __________________

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Question 14
Find the value of the pronumeral in each diagram by completing the steps given. Give one of the
following reasons for your answer:
(i) angles in a revolution
(ii) angles at a point.

4

8.1

2

8.1

3

8.1

(a)
x + __________ = ____________
x=
reason:

(b)
x + __________ + __________= ____________
x=
reason:

Question 15
Find the value of the pronumeral in the following diagram. Give one of the following reasons:
co-interior angles on parallel lines, corresponding angles on parallel lines or alternate angles on
parallel lines.
x=
reason:

Question 16
Find the value of the pronumeral in the following diagram. Give one of the following reasons:
adjacent angles or vertically opposite angles
3

a=
reason:

Question 17
Find the value of the pronumerals giving reasons.
(a)

4

8.2

3

8.2

3

8.2

(b)

Question 18
(a) Divide the octagon into triangles with no overlapping lines; how many triangles are there?

(b) If one triangle has an interior angle sum of 180, what is the angle sum of a regular octagon?

Question 19
Find the value of the pronumeral.

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Question 20
(a) What does the translation [6, -4] mean?

6

8.3

3

8.3

(b) Perform the translation of [6, -4] and label points of the transformed quadrilateral ABCD.
(c) What are the coordinates of the transformed quadrilateral?
A ____________ B____________ C____________ D ____________

Question 21
(a) Reflect the quadrilateral shown below in the y-axis and label points of the transformed
quadrilateral ABCD.
(b) What are the coordinates of the transformed quadrilateral?
A ____________ B____________ C____________ D ____________

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Question 22
The figure below is a parallelogram. Name any two pairs of congruent triangles.

2

8.4

Question 23
The following two quadrilaterals are congruent. Use your knowledge of matching angles and side
lengths to find the value of the pronumerals.

2

8.5

2

8.4

x = _______________ m
y = ________________
Question 24
6

Use congruent triangles and known angle facts to find the value of the pronumerals in the following
quadrilaterals. Give reasons.

Short answer total:_________/42

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Year 8 Geometry Test (Foundation)

Name: _____________________________

Class: ______

Extended answer section
Question 25

4

8.2

(a) Find the value of x.

(b) Find the size of each angle.

Extended answer total:_________/4

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