# 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°