Worksheet: Straight Lines, Line Segments, and Rays

In this worksheet, we will practice identifying and naming straight lines, lines segments, and rays in two-dimensional shapes.

Q1:

Which of these has been drawn?

  • Aray 𝑀 𝑁
  • Bstraight line 𝑀 𝑁
  • Cray 𝑁 𝑀
  • Dline segment 𝑀 𝑁

Q2:

Which of the following figures is a straight line?

  • A(a)
  • B(b)
  • C(e)
  • D(c)
  • E(d)

Q3:

What is colored red?

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

Q4:

What has been drawn?

  • AA ray.
  • BA line.
  • CAn angle.
  • DA line segment.

Q5:

Which two points lie on the ray?

  • A 𝑌 , 𝑀
  • B 𝑍 , 𝑀
  • C 𝑍 , 𝑌
  • D 𝐶 , 𝑀

Q6:

Determine whether the following statement is always, sometimes, or never true: A line segment is longer than a ray.

  • A always true
  • B sometimes true
  • C never true

Q7:

Which points do not lie on the ray?

  • A 𝐴 , 𝑋
  • B 𝐶 , 𝑋
  • C 𝑀 , 𝑋
  • D 𝐶 , 𝐴

Q8:

How many line segments does this shape have?

Q9:

Using the given figure, answer the following: Does point 𝐶 lie on the straight line?

  • A no
  • B yes

Q10:

Determine whether the following sentence is true or false: From a point outside a straight line, we can draw one and only one straight line perpendicular to that line.

  • A true
  • B false

Q11:

Which of the following combinations forms a straight line?

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

Q12:

How many straight lines can pass through two different points?

  • Atwo straight lines
  • Ban infinite number of straight lines
  • Cthree straight lines
  • Done straight line

Q13:

How many straight lines can be drawn through two distinct points?

Q14:

Using the given figure, answer the following: Does point 𝐵 lie on the straight line?

  • A yes
  • B no

Q15:

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

  • A true
  • B false

Q16:

In the given figure, which of the following would represent the straight line passing through 𝐵 and 𝐶 ?

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

Q17:

What has been drawn?

  • AA ray.
  • BA line segment.
  • CAn angle.
  • DA line.

Q18:

Can we measure the length of a line?

  • A no
  • B yes

Q19:

Using the given figure, answer the following: Does point 𝐸 lie on the straight line?

  • A yes
  • B no

Q20:

Is 𝐶 , , or 𝐴 𝐵 ?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q21:

Is 𝐷 𝐶 , , or 𝐴 𝐵 ?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q22:

Is 𝐵 𝐴 , , or 𝐷 𝐶 ?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q23:

How many straight lines can pass through one point?

  • A 2 straight lines
  • B 1 straight line
  • C 3 straight lines
  • Dinfinite number of straight lines

Q24:

Is 𝐷 , , or 𝐴 𝐶 ?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q25:

Is 𝐴 𝐶 , , or 𝐴 𝐷 ?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

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