



Geometry Test Questions

Below are sample questions from the
TIMSS achievement tests in Science administered to twentysix countries.
TIMSS is a research project sponsored by the International Association for
the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA). These questions may be
used in the classroom, as a tool for evaluation, or to provide examples
of testquestion writing. 


Grades
7 and 8 
1. A strait line on a graph passes
through the points (3,2) and (4,4). Which of these points also lies on the
line? 
A. (1,1) 
B. (2,4) 
C. (5,6) 
D. (6,3) 
E. (6,5) 

Answer: C 

2. A quadrilateral MUST be a parallelogram
if it has 
A. one pair of adjacent sides equal 
B. one pair of parallel sides 
C. a diagonal as axis of symmetry 
D. two adjacent angles equal 
E. two pairs of parallel sides 

Answer: E 

3. In a quadrilateral, two of the
angles each have a measure of 110 degrees, and the measure of the third
angle is 90 degrees. What is the measure of the remaining angle? 
A. 50 degrees 
B. 90 degrees 
C. 130 degrees 
D. 140 degrees 
E. None of the above 

Answer: A 

4. What is the ratio of the length
of a side of a square to its perimeter? 
A. 1/1 
B. 1/2 
C. 1/3 
D. 1/4 

Answer: D 
