Shape (3D) Multiple Choice Topic Test


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. 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?

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This question was suggested by Hockey Puck, Birmingham, England

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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This question was suggested by Pradyumn Mahajan, Mother's International School, Delhi, India

9. What is the product of the number of vertices on a cube and the number of degrees in each angle of an equalateral triangle?

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This question was suggested by Hockey Puck, Birmingham, England

10. How many faces does a tetrahedron have?

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This question was suggested by Lewis Jay Brandon, Luton

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