Objects come in all shapes and sizes, and so do the words we use to describe them. What kind of shape is your vocabulary in? Take this month’s quiz to find out.
A: symmetrical. B: resembling corn. C: shaped like a snail shell.
B: with a shape that reduces drag from air moving past. C: structured like a sound wave.
A: star-shaped. B: icicle-shaped. C: triangular.
A: something spiral in form.
B: something in the shape of a footprint. C: steeply inclined.
5. asymmetrical— A: multisided. B: circular. C: lopsided. 6. fabiform—
A: bean-shaped. B: ideally formed for a specific use. C: precut for later assembly.
7. oblong— A: flat. B: L-shaped. C: elongated.
A: long and cylindrical like a rope.
B: shaped like a heart. C: ridged.
A: at a 45-degree angle. B: with multiple layers. C: narrower at one end.
A: pyramid-shaped. B: doughnut-shaped. C: resembling a bull’s horns. 11. corrugated— A: bent into parallel folds. B: boxy. C: hollow.
12. scutiform— A: wispy. B: shield-shaped. C: sharp.
A: shaped like a water droplet. B: undulating.
C: with a boat-like form.
A: deconstructed and flattened cube. B: something diamond-shaped. C: small crescent.
A: fat and round. B: designed to fit on the human head. C: shaped like a bullet.