Transversal in Geometry: Definition & Angles


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Angles that add up to 180 degrees (or a half circle) are called:

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1. Angles that appear on either side of the transversal and are either both interior or both exterior are:

2. Angles that appear between the two parallel lines are:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of transversals in geometry. You'll be assessed on the different angles that are formed when two parallel lines are intersected by a third line at an angle.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll need to identify the following:

  • Angles that equal 180 degrees
  • Angles that are between two parallel lines
  • Angles that are on the outside of two parallel lines

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information so you can identify the appropriate angles
  • Making connections - connect the relationships these angles have with each other
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems identifying angles

Additional Learning

To learn more about transversals, review the accompanying lesson called Transversal in Geometry: Definition & Angles. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the different angles
  • Differentiate between interior and exterior angles
  • Explain what angles are 180 degrees
  • Identify what angles are congruent
  • Understand the relationships between the different angles