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Geometry: Shape and Movement Words

In this worksheet, students match words associated with shape and movement to their definitions.

'Geometry: Shape and Movement Words' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Geometry: Position and Direction

Curriculum subtopic:  Know, Describe and Present Shapes

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

 In this worksheet, you must know the meanings of words such as:

 

Ascend and Descend

Row and Column

Horizontal and Vertical

Parallel and Perpendicular

Angle and Degrees

Which word has the following meaning?

 

the same distance apart all along the lines

ascend

descend

parallel

perpendicular

angle

degrees

horizontal

vertical

row

column

Which word has the following meaning?

 

a vertical line of items

ascend

descend

parallel

perpendicular

angle

degrees

horizontal

vertical

row

column

Which word has the following meaning?

 

to go upwards

ascend

descend

parallel

perpendicular

angle

degrees

horizontal

vertical

row

column

Which word has the following meaning?

 

a unit of measurement for angles

ascend

descend

parallel

perpendicular

angle

degrees

horizontal

vertical

row

column

Which word has the following meaning?

 

to go downwards

ascend

descend

parallel

perpendicular

angle

degrees

horizontal

vertical

row

column

Which word has the following meaning?

 

upright and at right angles to the horizontal

ascend

descend

parallel

perpendicular

angle

degrees

horizontal

vertical

row

column

Which word has the following meaning?

 

flat and going in the same direction as the horizon

ascend

descend

parallel

perpendicular

angle

degrees

horizontal

vertical

row

column

Which word has the following meaning?

 

a horizontal list of items

ascend

descend

parallel

perpendicular

angle

degrees

horizontal

vertical

row

column

Which word has the following meaning?

 

the amount of turn between two lines at a point

ascend

descend

parallel

perpendicular

angle

degrees

horizontal

vertical

row

column

Which word has the following meaning?

 

at right angles to

ascend

descend

parallel

perpendicular

angle

degrees

horizontal

vertical

row

column

  • Question 1

Which word has the following meaning?

 

the same distance apart all along the lines

CORRECT ANSWER
parallel
  • Question 2

Which word has the following meaning?

 

a vertical line of items

CORRECT ANSWER
column
  • Question 3

Which word has the following meaning?

 

to go upwards

CORRECT ANSWER
ascend
  • Question 4

Which word has the following meaning?

 

a unit of measurement for angles

CORRECT ANSWER
degrees
  • Question 5

Which word has the following meaning?

 

to go downwards

CORRECT ANSWER
descend
  • Question 6

Which word has the following meaning?

 

upright and at right angles to the horizontal

CORRECT ANSWER
vertical
  • Question 7

Which word has the following meaning?

 

flat and going in the same direction as the horizon

CORRECT ANSWER
horizontal
  • Question 8

Which word has the following meaning?

 

a horizontal list of items

CORRECT ANSWER
row
  • Question 9

Which word has the following meaning?

 

the amount of turn between two lines at a point

CORRECT ANSWER
angle
  • Question 10

Which word has the following meaning?

 

at right angles to

CORRECT ANSWER
perpendicular
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