What is a Quadrilateral? - Definition, Properties, Types & Examples


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Which of the following is a quadrilateral?

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1. Which is NOT a possible name for the quadrilateral below?

2. What type of quadrilateral is ELMO?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Have you ever wondered what to call four sided shapes that aren't squares or rectangles? This quiz/worksheet can be used to check your knowledge of these shapes and highlight important vocabulary terms and topics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to test yourself on the following terms and topics:

  • Naming quadrilaterals
  • How to identify quadrilaterals visually
  • Calculating the measure of an angle
  • Convex versus concave shapes

Skills Practiced

Students can use this quiz and worksheet to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related quadrilateral lesson
  • Problem solving- use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving quadrilaterals
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as convex versus concave
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about quadrilaterals and their properties

Additional Learning

For students who want to learn more about quadrilaterals, please see the accompanying lesson What is a Quadrilateral? - Definition, Properties, Types & Examples. This lesson will cover the following topics:

  • Definition of closed figures
  • Vertexes and how to use them
  • How angles add up in quadrilaterals