## MCQ on Playing with Constructions Class 6

### Class 6 Maths Chapter 8 MCQ Playing with Constructions

I. Multiple Choice Questions

Question 1.

The shortest distance between two points is called

(a) line segment

(b) line

(c) ray

(d) point

Answer:

(a) line segment

Question 2.

Which one of the following instruments is used to draw arcs and circles?

(a) a ruler

(b) a pair of compasses

(c) a divider

(d) a set-square

Answer:

(b) a pair of compasses

Question 3.

Which one of the following statements is not true for constructions using a ruler and compass?

(a) Draw thin line and mark the point lightly.

(b) Draw thick line and mark the point in bold.

(c) Instruments should have sharp tips.

(d) Instruments should have fine edges.

Answer:

(b) Draw thick line and mark the point in bold.

Question 4.

Which of the following is not a property of a rectangle?

(a) Opposite sides are equal in length

(b) All angles are right angle

(c) All sides are equal

(d) None of these

Answer:

(c) All sides are equal

Question 5.

Which of the following cannot be the name of the rectangle shown?

(a) ABCD

(b) BCDA

(c) CDAB

(d) ACDB

Answer:

(d) ACDB

Question 6.

Which of the following statements is true for both a square and a rectangle?

(a) All sides are equal

(b) Opposite sides are equal

(c) All angles are 90°

(d) None of these

Answer:

(c) All angles are 90°

Question 7.

Assertion: In the given figure, ABCD is a rectangle.

Reason: In a rectangle, the opposite sides are equal in length and all the angles are 90°.

In the given question, a statement of Assertion is followed by a statement of Reason. Choose the correct option as:

(a) Both assertion and reason are true and the reason is the correct explanation of assertion.

(b) Both assertion and reason are true but the reason is not the correct explanation of the assertion.

(c) Assertion is true and the reason is false.

(d) Assertion is false and the reason is true.

Answer:

(a) Both assertion and reason are true and the reason is the correct explanation of assertion.

II. Objective Type Questions

Question 8.

Fill in the blanks:

(i) The compass is used to draw circles and ______________

Answer:

arcs

(ii) Protractor is an instrument which helps us to ______________ and draw angles.

Answer:

measure

(iii) A compass has ______________ hands.

Answer:

two

(iv) A geometry box has ______________ types of set-squares.

Answer:

two

(v) A protractor is a half circle which is divided into ______________ equal parts.

Answer:

180

(vi) The centre of the protractor is called ______________

Answer:

central point

(vii) The line joining the 0° and 180° marks on a protractor is called the ______________ line.

Answer:

base

(viii) To measure an angle using a protractor, the centre of the base line coincide with the ______________ of the given angle whereas the base line coincide with one of the arms of the angle.

Answer:

vertex

Question 9.

Complete the following statements.

(i) Angles are measured using an instrument called ______________

Answer:

protractor

(ii) An angle is measured in ______________

Answer:

degree

(iii) An arc or a curve that is drawn during the construction of a figure is a part of a ______________

Answer:

circle

(iv) Two intersecting lines are perpendicular if the angle between them is ______________

Answer:

90°

(v) The distance between the centre and any point on the circle is called the ______________ of the circle.

Answer:

radius

(vi) Rotating a square does not change its ______________ and ______________

Answer:

sides and angles

(vii) A compass can be used to construct a ______________ and its parts.

Answer:

circle

(viii) To make an arc, one should keep the point of the ______________ fixed and move only the pencil arm.

Answer:

compass

(ix) A 4-sided figure in which all the sides are equal in length but is not a square is ______________

Answer:

a rhombus