# Shape (3D) Multiple Choice Topic Test

## Test your understanding of shape (3d) with this ten question, self-marking multiple choice exercise.

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Here are 10 Shape (3D) multiple choice questions written by people from around the world while using the main Pentransum activity. You can earn a Transum Trophy for answering at least 9 of them correctly.

1. How many faces does a tetrahedron have?

 A. 3 B. 7 C. 4 D. 8 E. 9 This question was suggested by Lewis Jay Brandon, Luton

2. What is the surface area of a cube if each of its edges are 10cm?

 A. 100cm2 B. 100cm3 C. 1000cm3 D. 1000cm2 E. 600cm2

3. What answer do you get if you multiply the number of parallel sides on a kite with the numbers of vertices on a square based pyramid?

 A. 10 B. 0 C. 2 D. 5 E. 20 This question was suggested by Hockey Puck, Birmingham, England

4. How many vertices are there on an hexagonal prism?

 A. 6 B. 12 C. 18 D. 24 E. 30

5. What is the formula for the volume of a triangular prism with height H, base B and length L?

 A. HBL B. H+B+L C. HBLĂ·2 D. HBL+2 E. 2HBL

6. How many faces are there on a triangular prism?

 A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4 E. 5

7. What is the volume of a cuboid with dimensions 7cm, 9cm and 5cm?

 A. 315 cm3 B. 21 cm2 C. 21 cm3 D. 630cm3 E. 260cm3

8. What is the common name for a prism with a circular cross section?

 A. Cone B. Cylinder C. Sphere D. Sector E. Segment

9. What is the name of the solid object with four congruent isosceles triangular faces and one square face.

 A. Cuboid B. Oblong C. Tetrahedron D. Triangular prism E. Pyramid

10. How many edges does a square based pyramid have?

 A. 4 B. 5 C. 7 D. 8 E. 9 This question was suggested by Pradyumn Mahajan, Mother's International School, Delhi, India

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