Pentagonal Prism: Definition & Properties


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What is a prism?

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1. A pentagonal prism contains how many pentagons?

2. Which one of the following is NOT a property of a pentagonal prism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combination will assess your understanding of pentagonal prisms. To successfully complete the quiz, you will need to know the definition of a prism and the characteristics of pentagonal prisms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Defining a prism
  • Number of pentagons in a pentagonal prism
  • Sum of sides, edges, and vertices of a pentagonal prism
  • Properties shared by all pentagonal prisms

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on the properties of pentagonal prisms, as well as prisms in general, from the related lesson on this topic
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concept of prisms and two-dimensional figures
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as prisms and particularly pentagonal prisms
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the examples of pentagonal prisms

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled Pentagonal Prism: Definition & Properties. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define prisms
  • Describe pentagonal prisms
  • Understand the three constant characteristics of every pentagonal prism