Is Zero a Natural Number?


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What is a natural number?

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1. What is another name for a natural number?

2. What numbers are not natural numbers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review what you know about what a natural number is and what type of number zero is in this quiz and worksheet. This resource checks your understanding of properties both of zero and of natural numbers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet provides the opportunity to test your knowledge of:

  • What a natural number is and isn't
  • Another term for natural numbers
  • Whether zero is considered a natural number
  • What type of integer zero is

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - review what you know about natural numbers to answer questions about them
  • Interpreting information - verify that you read about the properties of natural numbers and zero and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - see if you can remember what type of integer zero is

Additional Learning

If you want to find more insight about this lesson, you can find it in the lesson, Is Zero a Natural Number? This lesson offers a deeper review of:

  • Understanding the numbers on a number line
  • The reasons zero seems like a natural number
  • The argument against zero being a natural number