What is a Straight Line? - Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is a characteristic of a straight line?

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1. If two straight lines never touch and are equidistant, what are they called?

2. What are curved lines sometimes called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This assessment provides an overview of how lines are measured, labeled, and classified using multiple choice questions. Focus on these three key categories for a successful assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools cover the following topics:

  • Straight lines
  • Curved lines
  • Line labeling

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - use this assessment to think about lines in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - review the section on kinds of straight lines to be able to label the various lines properly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as lines and line segments
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about characteristics of straight lines

Additional Learning

Review the accompanying lesson for further understanding of straight lines. This lesson will help you:

  • Label lines accordingly
  • Understand measurements
  • Identify line characteristics
  • Differentiate between straight lines, curved lines, line segments, and rays