Rectangular & Square Pyramids: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following facts are true about the bottom of a pyramid?

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1. What shape are the sides of a pyramid (not including the bottom side).

2. If the base of a pyramid is a rectangle, what do we call the pyramid?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet assess your knowledge about geometric pyramids. You'll check your understanding of the sides of a pyramid, their key characteristics and the different types of pyramids.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The purpose of this quiz and worksheet is to review your knowledge of:

  • Key characteristics of pyramid bottoms
  • The shape of the sides of a pyramid
  • Traits of a square pyramid
  • Naming examples of pyramids

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - check what you know about pyramids to answer questions about common traits of square pyramids
  • Information recall - see if you can remember what shape the sides of a pyramid are
  • Making connections - review what you know about pyramids and how they show up in everyday life

Additional Learning

You can take a deeper look at this topic with the lesson called Rectangular & Square Pyramids: Definition & Examples. This lesson offers more detail about:

  • Common terms for the parts of a pyramid
  • Where the apex of a pyramid is
  • Differences between a square and rectangular pyramid
  • Examples of pyramids in nature