Multiple Choice Practice Transformations Geometry Level Geometry Index | Regents Exam Prep Center

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1.  If a reflection in the line  y = -x  occurs, then the rule for this reflection is:
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2.  Which of the following transformations is illustrated by the graph at the right?

[1]  dilation
[2]  reflection in y = x
[3]  translation
[4]  reflection in the origin

3.  Under the translation , the point (2,5) becomes

[1] (3,2)         [2]  (6,10)              [3]  (5,7)             [4]  (4,8)

4.  Which of the following capital letters (if written simply) has at least one line of symmetry?

[1]  F               [2]  R                    [3]                 [4]  L

5.  Which of the following rules is the composition of a dilation of scale factor 2 following a translation of 3 units to the right?

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 6.  Which of the following descriptions (pertaining to the graph at the right) is true?     [1]     [2]    [3]                  [4]

7.  Which of the following transformations creates a figure that is similar (but not congruent) to the original figure?      I.  translation             II.  rotation               III.  dilation

[1]  I only                [2]  II only            [3]  III only           [4]  II and III

8.  Regarding the transformation at the right, do the figures have the same or opposite orientation?

[1]  same              [2]  opposite

9.  The image of (-2,6) after a dilation with respect to the origin is (-10,30). What is the constant of the dilation?

[1]  5                 [2]  8                     [3]  10                    [4]  -8

10. What are the coordinates of point T ', the image of point T(-2,5) after a reflection in the origin?

[1]  (2,5)            [2]  (2,-5)               [3]  (-2,-5)               [4]  (5,-2)

11.  What is the image of point (4,-2) after a dilation of 3?

[1]  (12, -6)       [2]  (7, 1)                [3]  (1, -5)                [4]  (4/3, -2/3)

12.  Point P '(-6,-4) is the image of point P(-2,3) under translation T. What is the image of (5,-1) under the same translation?

[1]  (9,6)           [2]  (-1,-5)              [3]  (1,-8)               [4]  (3, 2)

13.  A dilation maps (6,10) to (3,5). What are the coordinates of the image of (12,4) under the same dilation?

[1]  (6,2)            [2]  (9,1)                  [3]  (2,6)                 [4]  (9,-1)

14.  A translation maps (x, y) to (x - 5, y + 3). In which quadrant does the point (-3,-2) lie under the same translation?

[1]   I                  [2]  II                      [3]  III                    [4]  IV

15.
Which of the following descriptions does NOT pertain to the transformation shown at the right?

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[3]  7 units down and 3 units left
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16.  Which of the following is NOT invariant under a dilation?

[1] angle measure
[2] orientation
[3] distance
[4] parallelism

17.  A figure is translated .  Which translation will move the image back to its original position?

[1]             [2]              [3]          [4]

 18.  A positive angle of rotation turns a figure      [1]  clockwise               [2]  counterclockwise

19.  The composition can also be expressed as which of the following single transformation?

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20.  An isometry is a transformation of the plane that preserves length.

[1] TRUE            [2] FALSE