What Are Polygons? - Definition and Examples


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A polygon's sides must be what?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a polygon?

2. These two shapes belong to which of the following categories?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Familiarity with polygons is helpful in Geometry, and this quiz/worksheet will help you assess your understanding of their characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on various features of polygons, including:

  • Categorizing polygons
  • Types of polygons
  • What constitutes a polygon
  • The sides of polygons

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast shapes that are and aren't polygons
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the characteristics of polygons
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding different types of polygons

Additional Learning

To learn more about polygons, review the accompanying lesson titled 'What Are Polygons? - Definition and Examples.' This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define polygon
  • Differentiate between regular and irregular polygons
  • Differentiate between concave and convex polygons
  • Compare simple and complex polygons