Scottish 2nd Level Bitesize

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1.

A line of symmetry is ...?

A line that is drawn through a shape so that both sides of the line look the same

A line that goes all the way around the edge of a shape

A line that divides a shape into quarters

2.

Which shape has 4 lines of symmetry?

A parallelogram

A square

An equilateral triangle

3.

Which shape has 3 lines of symmetry?

A scalene triangle

An isosceles triangle

4.

Which shape has 0 lines of symmetry?

A rectangle

A circle

5.

Which shape has 2 lines of symmetry?

6.

Which type of shapes can have lines of symmetry?

2D and 3D shapes

3D shapes

2D shapes

7.

Which of these statements is false?

A square has 4 lines of symmetry

An equilateral triangle has 2 lines of symmetry

A rectangle has 2 lines of symmetry

8.

Which of these statements is true?

An isosceles triangle has 1 line of symmetry

A rectangle has 4 lines of symmetry

A scalene triangle has 2 lines of symmety

9.

Which shape has 1 line of symmetry?

10.

Which shape has infinite (many) lines of symmetry?