Maths Quiz - Faces, Edges and Vertices

Here are some questions for you about the faces, edges and vertices of 3D shapes.
Can you figure out the answers?

How many faces does a cube have? Correct Wrong
How many edges does a cube have? Correct Wrong
How many vertices does a cube have? Correct Wrong
How many vertices does a triangular prism have? Correct Wrong
How many edges does a tetrahedron have? Correct Wrong
How many faces does a tetrahedron have? Correct Wrong
How many faces does a square based pyramid have? Correct Wrong
How many vertices does a square based pyramid have? Correct Wrong
How many edges does a hexagonal prism have? Correct Wrong
How many faces does a pentagonal prism have? Correct Wrong

 

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