# Know Your 2D Shapes: What is Being Described?

In this worksheet, students read descriptions and identify the 2D shape being described.

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:   Recognise 2D and 3D Shapes

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must identify the shape from the clues given.

Look at this square.

It has 4 sides.

It has 4 corners.

It has 4 right angles.

All the sides have the same length.

Look at this rectangle.

It has 4 sides.

It has 4 corners.

It has 4 right angles.

The top and bottom are the same length.

The left and right sides are the same length.

Look at this triangle.

It has 3 sides.

It has 3 corners.

Look at this circle.

It has 0 sides.

It has 0 corners.

It is curved.

Example

Which shape could it be?

It has 4 corners.

Square and Rectangle

Which shape could it be?

It has 4 sides of the same length.

circle

rectangle

square

triangle

Which shape could it be?

It is curved and has no corners.

circle

rectangle

square

triangle

Which shape could it be?

It has 3 sides.

circle

rectangle

square

triangle

Which shape could it be?

It has 4 sides of the same length and 4 right angles.

circle

rectangle

square

triangle

Which shape could it be?

It has 4 sides.

Opposite sides are equal in length.

Sides next to each other are not equal.

circle

rectangle

square

triangle

Which shape could it be?

It has 3 corners.

circle

rectangle

square

triangle

Which shape could it be?

It has 4 corners.

There are two possible answers for this one!

Choose both of them.

circle

square

rectangle

triangle

Which shape could it be?

It has no corners.

circle

rectangle

square

triangle

Which shape could it be?

It has 5 corners.

circle

square

rectangle

triangle

none of them

Which shape could it be?

It has less than 5 straight sides.

There are three possible answers for this one!

Choose all of them.

circle

square

rectangle

triangle

• Question 1

Which shape could it be?

It has 4 sides of the same length.

square
EDDIE SAYS

• Question 2

Which shape could it be?

It is curved and has no corners.

circle
EDDIE SAYS

• Question 3

Which shape could it be?

It has 3 sides.

triangle
EDDIE SAYS

• Question 4

Which shape could it be?

It has 4 sides of the same length and 4 right angles.

square
EDDIE SAYS

• Question 5

Which shape could it be?

It has 4 sides.

Opposite sides are equal in length.

Sides next to each other are not equal.

rectangle
EDDIE SAYS

• Question 6

Which shape could it be?

It has 3 corners.

triangle
EDDIE SAYS

• Question 7

Which shape could it be?

It has 4 corners.

There are two possible answers for this one!

Choose both of them.

square
rectangle
EDDIE SAYS

• Question 8

Which shape could it be?

It has no corners.

circle
EDDIE SAYS

• Question 9

Which shape could it be?

It has 5 corners.

none of them
EDDIE SAYS
None of these fits.
• Question 10

Which shape could it be?

It has less than 5 straight sides.

There are three possible answers for this one!

Choose all of them.

square
rectangle
triangle
EDDIE SAYS

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