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Geometry and 3D Shapes: Name the Shape

In this worksheet, students are given clues that help them name a 3D shape.

'Geometry and 3D 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 and types of faces that each shape has.  Count them!

 

 

 

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

 

6 square faces

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

 

6 rectangular faces

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

 

Football

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

 

Toilet Roll

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

 

A square base and a pointed top

Cone

Square-based pyramid

Tetrahedron

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

 

4 triangular faces

Triangle

Cone

Tetrahedron

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

 

Circular base and pointed top

What is the name of this shape?

 

What shape is this watermelon roughly?

 


Circle

Sphere

This is a picture of a mountain in Switzerland called The Matterhorn.

What shape is it roughly?

 

Triangle

Pyramid

Cone

  • Question 1

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

 

6 square faces

CORRECT ANSWER
Cube
  • Question 2

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

 

6 rectangular faces

CORRECT ANSWER
Cuboid
  • Question 3

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

 

Football

CORRECT ANSWER
Sphere
  • Question 4

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

 

Toilet Roll

CORRECT ANSWER
Cylinder
  • Question 5

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

 

A square base and a pointed top

CORRECT ANSWER
Square-based pyramid
  • Question 6

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

 

4 triangular faces

CORRECT ANSWER
Tetrahedron
  • Question 7

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

 

Circular base and pointed top

CORRECT ANSWER
Cone
  • Question 8

What is the name of this shape?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Prism
  • Question 9

What shape is this watermelon roughly?

 


CORRECT ANSWER
Sphere
  • Question 10

This is a picture of a mountain in Switzerland called The Matterhorn.

What shape is it roughly?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Pyramid
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