2D Shapes: kites, quadrilaterals, triangles, parallelograms, rhombuses, polygons, circles, etc. are often tested in 11+ and Selective School exams in the UK.

## Examples

### Example Question 1:

Which 2D shape has one set of parallel lines?

(a) parallelogram, (b) kite, (c) rhombus, (d) trapezium, (e) rectangle

**Answer:** (d)

**Explanation: **see diagram

### Example Question 2:

Which of the following shapes does not fit in the group?

(a) rhombus, (b) pentagon, (c) trapezium, (d) kite, (e) square

**Answer:** (b)

**Explanation:** All the other shapes, apart from a pentagon, have 4 sides and 4 angles.

### Example Question 3:

If the radius of a large circle is 13.8cm, what is the diameter?

**Answer: **27.6cm

**Explanation:** The radius of a circle is always half of the diameter – see diagram.

## Video Tutorials

### Angles in Quadrilaterals

### Angles in Triangles

### Triangles

### Properties

### Names of 2D Shapes

### Triangles