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Know Your 2D Shapes: Finding Lines of Symmetry

In this worksheet, students state how many lines of symmetry a shape has.

'Know Your 2D Shapes: Finding Lines of Symmetry' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:  Identify Line Symmetry in 2D Shapes

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about lines of symmetry.

 

 

This shape has one line of symmetry as shown below.

 

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Shape

1

2

3

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

 

Pentagon

1

2

3

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

 

Kite

1

2

3

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

 

Letter A

1

2

3

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

 

Star

3

4

5

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Rectangle

1

2

3

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Equilateral triangle

 

 

1

3

2

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?Square

3

6

4

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

Octagon

 

8

4

2

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Parallelogram

4

0

2

  • Question 1

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Shape

CORRECT ANSWER
2
EDDIE SAYS
There are 2 lines of symmetry: down the middle vertically and across the middle horizontally.
  • Question 2

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

 

Pentagon

CORRECT ANSWER
1
EDDIE SAYS
There is 1 line of symmetry: down the middle vertically.
  • Question 3

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

 

Kite

CORRECT ANSWER
1
EDDIE SAYS
There is 1 line of symmetry: down the middle vertically.
  • Question 4

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

 

Letter A

CORRECT ANSWER
1
EDDIE SAYS
There is 1 line of symmetry: down the middle vertically.
  • Question 5

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

 

Star

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
There are 5 lines of symmetry: down the middle vertically and diagonally in 4 different places.
  • Question 6

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Rectangle

CORRECT ANSWER
2
EDDIE SAYS
There are 2 lines of symmetry: down the middle vertically and across the middle horizontally.
  • Question 7

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Equilateral triangle

 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
3
EDDIE SAYS
There are 3 lines of symmetry for an equilateral triangle: one starting at each point of the triangle.
  • Question 8

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?Square

CORRECT ANSWER
4
EDDIE SAYS
There are 4 lines of symmetry for a square: down the middle vertically, across the middle horizontally and diagonally in two places.
  • Question 9

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

Octagon

 

CORRECT ANSWER
8
EDDIE SAYS
There are 8 lines of symmetry for an octagon: down the middle vertically, across the middle horizontally and diagonally in six places.
  • Question 10

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Parallelogram

CORRECT ANSWER
0
EDDIE SAYS
A parallelogram has no lines of symmetry.
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