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 𝐴 and 𝐵 ?

  • A 𝐴 𝐵
  • B 𝐴 𝐵
  • C 𝐴 𝐵
  • D 𝐴 𝐵
  • E 𝐵 𝐴

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 𝑀 𝑅
  • B 𝑀 𝑅
  • C 𝑀 𝑅
  • D 𝑀 𝑅
  • E 𝑀 𝑅

Q13:

Which sentence describes what has been drawn?

  • AA ray 𝐴 𝐵 intersecting a ray 𝐺 𝐻 .
  • BA straight line 𝐴 𝐵 intersecting a straight line 𝐺 𝐻 .
  • CA line segment 𝐴 𝐵 intersecting a straight line 𝐺 𝐻 .
  • DA line segment 𝐴 𝐵 intersecting a line segment 𝐺 𝐻 .
  • EA straight line 𝐴 𝐵 intersecting a line segment 𝐺 𝐻 .

Q14:

𝐴 𝐵 𝑌 𝑍 .

  • A
  • B

Q15:

Using a ruler if necessary, fill in the gap with < , = , or > : 𝐵 𝐶 𝐷 𝐴 .

  • A >
  • B <
  • C =

Q16:

Suppose 𝐴 𝑋 = 7 0 and 𝐴 𝑌 = 6 9 . 5 . How does 𝐵 𝑋 compare with 𝐶 𝑌 ?

  • A 𝐵 𝑋 = 𝐶 𝑌
  • B 𝐵 𝑋 < 𝐶 𝑌
  • C 𝐵 𝑋 > 𝐶 𝑌

Q17:

Using a ruler if necessary, fill in the gap with < , =, or > : 𝐴 𝐶 𝐴 𝐵 .

  • A <
  • B =
  • C >

Q18:

Complete the following using < , = , or > : If 𝐴 𝐵 = 3 8 . 1 c m and 𝐶 𝐷 = 4 1 . 5 c m , then 𝐴 𝐶 𝐵 𝐷 .

  • A =
  • B >
  • C <

Q19:

Name the sides of 3 .

  • A 𝑋 𝑌 , 𝑌 𝑈
  • B 𝑋 𝑈 , 𝑋 𝑌
  • C 𝑋 𝑌 , 𝑋 𝑊
  • D 𝑋 𝑊 , 𝑋 𝑈
  • E 𝑌 𝑍 , 𝑌 𝑈

Q20:

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

  • 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

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