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Geometry and 2D Shapes: Name the Shape

In this worksheet, students name the 2D shape from the given clue.

'Geometry and 2D Shapes: Name the Shape' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:   Draw, Make and Recognise Shapes

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

 You should know the names of the following shapes along with the number of sides that each shape has.  Count them!

 

 

The shapes with straight sides are called    POLYGONS

What is the name of a shape with.....?

 

4 identical sides and 4 right angles

What is the name of a shape with.....?

 

2 pairs of identical sides and 4 right angles

What is the name of a shape with.....?

 

5 sides

What is the name of a shape with.....?

 

6 sides

What is the name of a shape with.....?

 

7 sides

What is the name of a shape with.....?

 

8 sides

What is the name of a shape which is .....?

 

Round

What is the name of a shape which is .....?

 

Half a Round

What is the name of a shape with.....?

 

3 sides

What is the name of any closed shape with.....?

 

Straight sides

  • Question 1

What is the name of a shape with.....?

 

4 identical sides and 4 right angles

CORRECT ANSWER
Square
  • Question 2

What is the name of a shape with.....?

 

2 pairs of identical sides and 4 right angles

CORRECT ANSWER
Rectangle
  • Question 3

What is the name of a shape with.....?

 

5 sides

CORRECT ANSWER
Pentagon
  • Question 4

What is the name of a shape with.....?

 

6 sides

CORRECT ANSWER
Hexagon
  • Question 5

What is the name of a shape with.....?

 

7 sides

CORRECT ANSWER
Heptagon
  • Question 6

What is the name of a shape with.....?

 

8 sides

CORRECT ANSWER
Octagon
  • Question 7

What is the name of a shape which is .....?

 

Round

CORRECT ANSWER
Circle
  • Question 8

What is the name of a shape which is .....?

 

Half a Round

CORRECT ANSWER
Semicircle
  • Question 9

What is the name of a shape with.....?

 

3 sides

CORRECT ANSWER
Triangle
  • Question 10

What is the name of any closed shape with.....?

 

Straight sides

CORRECT ANSWER
Polygon
---- OR ----

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