Convex & Concave Quadrilaterals: Definition, Properties & Examples


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Which one of these classifications does a square not fall into?

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1. Which of these characteristics need not necessarily apply to a rectangle?

2. Which classification of quadrilaterals has four congruent sides, opposite angles that are congruent, 2 sets of parallel sides, and diagonals that intersect at right angles?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many categories of quadrilaterals. This particular quiz will test your knowledge of convex and concave quadrilaterals by asking you questions about their characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To pass the quiz, you'll need to:

  • Identify a shape classification that a square doesn't fall into
  • Recognize characteristics of a rectangle
  • Consider a shape's side, angles and characteristics to tell what kind of quadrilateral it is
  • Evaluate the interior angles of a quadrilateral and determine its classification
  • Find the area of a trapezoid

Skills Practiced

You'll apply several skills, including:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve geometry problems that involve information about a shape's sides, diagonals and angles
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding different quadrilateral classifications
  • Reading comprehension - be sure to draw the most important information from the related lesson on convex and concave quadrilaterals

Additional Learning

Convex & Concave Quadrilaterals: Definition, Properties & Examples is a related lesson that further explores these types of geometric shapes. The lesson goes over the following learning objectives:

  • Know what a quadrilateral's angles will always add up to
  • Understand what type of shape a kite is
  • Give another name for a regular quadrilateral