# Geometry Quiz for 5th Grade Math Students

In 5th grade geometry, students learn to graph coordinates and understand the characteristics of 2-dimensional shapes. Keep reading for tips on making your own 5th grade geometry quiz.

## How Can I Create a Geometry Quiz for 5th Graders?

If you're creating your own geometry quiz, you may want to consider creating it by hand. Although it's possible to create shapes and accurate graphs on the computer, it may be faster and easier to choose a paper and pencil approach. You should consider other materials, such as graph paper, if you want to test your students' ability to identify a coordinate on a graph.

Also decide if you want to provide multiple-choice questions or have the students come up with their own responses. The benefit of having the students generate their own answers is that they will show their work, which will allow you to see where they are struggling.

## Sample Quiz

### Identification

Draw a variety of images. Ask students to label them as 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional. They should also be able to classify how many sides, edges and faces the 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional objects have. Alternatively, ask your students to draw the objects themselves. For instance, instruct them to draw a cube and label the sides.

### Coordinates

Using the first quadrant of a graph, have the students name the coordinates for a few points. Make sure you label both the x-axis and y-axis. Students' answers should be formatted correctly like this: (x , y).

### Calculations

Draw a circle and label the radius of the circle. Then, ask the students to calculate the diameter and the circumference. The diameter is calculated by multiplying the radius by two: d = 2 x r. The circumference can be found by multiplying the diameter by pi: C = pi x d.

### Symmetry

Supply students with a variety of images. Some should be symmetrical and some not. Then, ask students to identify which are symmetrical and draw the line of symmetry down the center. You may also use letters like A, X or Y, instead of drawings.

### Word Problems

A ladder is placed eight feet away from the side of a building. The top of the ladder rests ten feet on the wall. How long is the ladder?

For this problem, students should use the Pythagorean Theorem, which is (a^2) + (b^2) = (c^2). Filled in, the equation should look like this: (8^2) + (10^2) = (c^2). After solving, students should find that c = 12.81 feet.

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