Practical Geometry

Multiple Choice Questions

29. The number of scales in a protractor for measuring the angles is

  • (A) 1
  • (B) 2
  • (C) 3
  • (D) 4

28. The instrument to measure an angle is a

  • (A) Ruler
  • (B) Protractor
  • (C) Divider
  • (D) Compasses

27. The instrument to draw a circle is

  • (A) Ruler
  • (B) Protractor
  • (C) Divider
  • (D) Compasses

26. Number of set squares in the geometry box is

  • (A) 0
  • (B) 1
  • (C) 2
  • (D) 3

25. The instrument in the geometry box having the shape of a triangle is called a

  • (A) Protractor
  • (B) Compasses
  • (C) Divider
  • (D) Set-square

24. Identify the instruments used to bisect a given line segment.

  • (A) A scale and a protractor
  • (B) Scale and compasses
  • (C) Scale and set squares
  • (D) A scale

23. If we bisect the angles A, B and C of a triangle ABC, the angle bisectors

  • (A) Pass through a common point
  • (B) Never pass through a common point
  • (C) Sometimes pass through a common point
  • (D) None of these

22. How many perpendicular bisector(s) is (are) possible to draw of a given angle?

  • (A) 0
  • (B) 1
  • (C) 2
  • (D) 3

21. With ruler and compasses, we can bisect a given line segment

  • (A) of measure 60°
  • (B) of length 6 cm only
  • (C) of any length
  • (D) of length more than 6 cm

20. How many perpendiculars we can draw to a given line from a point lying on it?

  • (A) 0
  • (B) 1
  • (C) 2
  • (D) 3

19. How many perpendiculars we can draw to a given line from a point not lying on it?

  • (A) 0
  • (B) 1
  • (C) 2
  • (D) 3

18. With a given centre and a given radius, how many circles can be drawn?

  • (A) 0
  • (B) 1
  • (C) 2
  • (D) 3

17. With a given centre, how many circles can be drawn?

  • (A) Infinite
  • (B) 1
  • (C) 2
  • (D) 3

16. Using the set squares 30° – 60° – 90° and 45° – 45° – 90°, which of the following angle we cannot draw?

  • (A) 75°
  • (B) 120°
  • (C) 135°
  • (D) 85°

15. Which of the following angles cannot be constructed using ruler and compasses?

  • (A) 75°
  • (B) 15°
  • (C) 135°
  • (D) 85°

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