Multiple Choice Practice Parallels and Quadrilaterals Geometry Level Geometry Index | Regents Exam Prep Center

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1.  In parallelogram CARS,  m<C = 5x - 20  and  m<A = 3x + 40.  Find the value of x.
[1]  15                [2]  20                 [3]  30                [4]  130

2.   In the accompanying diagram,
What is the value of x.
[1]  10                [2]  17.5
[3]  40                [4]  50

3.
If two consecutive sides of a rhombus are represented by  3x - 6  and  x + 14,  then the perimeter of the rhombus is

[1]  10           [2]  24                  [3]  70               [4]  96

4.  Points A, B, C, and D are midpoints of the sides of square JETS If the area of JETS is 36, the area of ABCD is
[1]
[2]
[3]  9
[4]  18

5.  In the diagram at the right, parallel lines a and m are cut by transversal t, m<1 = 4x + 16 and
m<2 = 2x - 22.  Find m<1.

[1]  31°
[2]  40°
[3]  140°
[4]  148°

 6.  A quadrilateral must be a parallelogram if one pair of opposite sides is      [1]  congruent, only.      [2]  parallel, only.      [3]  congruent and parallel.      [4]  parallel and the other pair of opposite sides is congruent.

7.  The perimeter of a rhombus is 60.  If the length of its longer diagonal measures 24, the length of the shorter diagonal is

[1]  20                [2]  18               [3]  15                [4]  9

8.  In the diagram at the right, lines a and m are parallel with transversal t.  Find the number of degrees in the angle labeled x.
[1]  80°
[2]  100°
[3]  120°
[4]  140°

9.  In the accompanying diagram of rectangle ABCD, m<ABE = 30 and m<CFE = 144. Find m<BEF.
[1]  36°                 [2]  60°
[3]  84°                 [4]  90°

10. Find the perimeter of a rhombus whose diagonals measure 12 and 16.

[1]  10                  [2]  20                   [3]  40                   [4]  80

11.  In the diagram at the right, lines a and m are parallel and are cut by transversal t.  Which two angles are not always congruent?
[1]  <4 and <6
[2]  <1 and <8
[3]  <4 and <5
[4]  <2 and <3

12.  In the diagram at the right, line a is parallel to line b, and line t is a transversal.  If m<1 = 97 and m<2 = 44, find m<3.

[1]  44

[2]  53

[3]  83

[4]  97

13.  In the diagram at the right, lines f and g are parallel, and lines a and b are parallel.  The
m<x = 75.  What is the value of  m<y + m<z ?

[1]  75
[2]  105
[3]  150
[4]  180

14.  Which statement is true about all parallelograms?
[1]
The diagonals are congruent.
[2]  The area is the product of two adjacent sides.
[3]  The opposite angles are congruent.
[4]  The diagonals are perpendicular to each other.

15.  Which property is true for all trapezoids?
[1]  Only two opposite sides are parallel.
[2]  Consecutive angles are supplementary.
[3]  The base angles are congruent.
[4]  All angles are equal.

16.  In the diagram at the right, ABCD is a square,

What is m<DAE ?

[1] 22.5

[2] 45.0
[3] 112.5
[4] 135.0

17.

Side of parallelogram ABCD is represented by the equation
Which equation could represent side ?

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

 18.  In rectangle DATE, diagonals and intersect at S.  If AE = 40 and ST = x + 5, find the value of x.      [1]  10               [2]  15              [3]  18               [4]  20

19.  A parallelogram must be a rectangle if its diagonals
[1]  bisect each other.
[2]  bisect the angles to which they are drawn.
[3]  are perpendicular to each other.
[4]  are congruent.

20.  In the accompanying diagram of rhombus ABCD,  m<CAB = 35.   Find m<CDA.

[1] 35
[2] 70

[3] 110

[4] 140