# 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?

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

2. A cube has a surface area of 1350 cm². What are its side lengths (in cm)?

 A. 25 B. 20 C. 15 D. 10 E. 5 This question was suggested by Tristan, Wellington, New Zealand

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

 A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4 E. 5

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

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

5. 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

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

 A. 6 B. 12 C. 18 D. 24 E. 30

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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. HBL÷2 D. HBL+2 E. 2HBL

10. 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

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