Worksheet: Properties of Line Segments

In this worksheet, we will practice identifying line segments, their names, their number in a figure, and their relationships.

Q1:

What is coloured red?

• Aa line
• Ba ray
• Can angle
• Da line segment
• Eintersecting lines

Q2:

Select the correct name for this object:

• Aline
• Bpoint
• Cray
• Dline segment
• Eangle

Q3:

In the given figure, what would be the correct notation to represent the line segment connecting the points and ?

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q4:

Which of the following is the correct definition of a line segment?

• AA line segment is a line through a point extending limitlessly in both directions.
• BA line segment is the part of a straight line beginning at a given point and extending limitlessly in one direction.
• CA line segment is the part of a line that is not in between two given points.
• DA line segment is the part of a line that connects two points.
• EA line segment is the point where two rays intersect.

Q5:

Which of the following figures is a line segment?

• A(c)
• B(a)
• C(d)
• D(b)
• E(e)

Q6:

How many line segments are there in the figure?

Q7:

Count the number of line segments in this shape.

Q8:

How many line segments does the following figure have?

Q9:

How many line segments does the following figure have?

Q10:

How many line segments does the following figure have?

Q11:

How many line segments does the following figure have?

Q12:

How is the following expressed in symbols?

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q13:

Which sentence describes what has been drawn?

• AA ray intersecting a ray .
• BA straight line intersecting a straight line .
• CA line segment intersecting a straight line .
• DA line segment intersecting a line segment .
• EA straight line intersecting a line segment .

Q14:

.

• A
• B

Q15:

Using a ruler if necessary, fill in the gap with , , or : .

• A
• B
• C

Q16:

Suppose and . How does compare with ?

• A
• B
• C

Q17:

Using a ruler if necessary, fill in the gap with , =, or : .

• A
• B
• C

Q18:

Complete the following using , , or : If and , then .

• A
• B
• C

Q19:

Name the sides of .

• A ,
• B ,
• C ,
• D ,
• E ,

Q20:

Using the given figure, determine whether the following is true or false: The line segment that is passing through points and is also passing through point .

• A true
• B false

Q21:

Choose the missing word to make this sentence true: Two vertical line segments have the same length.

• A always
• B cannot
• C can

Q22:

How many line segments form the following figure?

• A11
• B9
• C8
• D10

Q23:

How many line segments form the following figure?

• A2
• B0
• C3
• D1

Q24:

How many line segments does the following figure have?

• A5
• B7
• C4
• D6

Q25:

How many lines segments form the following figure?

• A7
• B9
• C6
• D8