Name:    Conic Sections

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1.

Write the equation in the standard form. State whether the graph of the equation is a parabola, circle, ellipse, or hyperbola. Then graph the equation.
 a. The equation in the standard form is . The graph of the equation is a hyperbola. c. The equation in the standard form is . The graph of the equation is an ellipse.. b. The equation in the standard form is . The graph of the equation is a circle. d. The equation in the standard form is . The graph of the equation is a parabola.

2.

Without writing the equation in the standard form, state whether the graph of this equation is a parabola, circle, ellipse, or hyperbola.
 a. circle c. hyperbola b. ellipse d. parabola

3.

Without writing the equation in the standard form, state whether the graph of this equation is a parabola, circle, ellipse, or hyperbola.
 a. parabola c. hyperbola b. ellipse d. circle

4.

Without writing the equation in the standard form, state whether the graph of this equation is a parabola, circle, ellipse, or hyperbola.
 a. parabola c. hyperbola b. circle d. ellipse

5.

Which describes the graph of ?
 a. circle c. hyperbola b. ellipse d. parabola

6.

When graphed, which equation would produce a parabola?
 a. c. b. d.

7.

Which could be an equation for this graph?

 a. c. b. d.

8.

Which could be the graph of ?
 a. c. b. d.

9.

Without writing the equation in the standard form, state whether the graph of this equation is a parabola, circle, ellipse, or hyperbola.
 a. circle c. ellipse b. parabola d. hyperbola