## MCQ Questions for Class 8 Maths: Ch 10 Visualising Solid Shapes

1. Which is the three-dimensional figure formed by rotating a triangle?

(a) Cone

(b) Quadrilateral

(c) Prism

(d) Square

► (a) Cone

2. How many congruent edges does a cube have?

(a) 12

(b) 6

(c) 8

(d) none of these

► (a) 12

3. A square pyramid always has ___.

(a) Four lateral faces, which are parallel to each other.

(b) Four lateral faces, which are congruent equilateral triangles and a rectangular base.

(c) Two bases which are congruent and parallel.

(d) Four lateral faces, which are congruent isosceles triangles and a square base.

► (d) Four lateral faces, which are congruent isosceles triangles and a square base.

4. How many circular bases does a cylinder have?

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

► (b) 2

5. How many vertices does a triangular pyramid have ?

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

► (d) 4

6. The lateral faces of a pyramid are____.

(a) triangles

(b) pentagons

(c) rectangles

(d) None of these

► (a) triangles

7. How many triangles would you find in a net that folds into a square pyramid?

(a) 3

(b) 4

(c) 5

(d) 6

► (b) 4

8. Identify the statement that is false for a prism.

(a) A right prism has rectangular lateral faces.

(b) A right prism has two bases.

(c) A right prism has triangular lateral faces.

(d) A right prism has identical parallel faces.

9. What is the difference between a rectangle and a cube?

(a) A rectangle is 3-dimensional and a cube is 2-dimensional.

(b) A rectangle and a cube are both 2-dimensional.

(c) A rectangle is 2-dimensional and a cube is 3-dimensional.

(d) A rectangle and a cube are both 3-dimensional.

► (c) A rectangle is 2-dimensional and a cube is 3-dimensional.

10. Which of the following statements is true?

(a) The lateral faces of a square prism are triangles.

(b) The lateral faces of a triangular prism can be squares or rectangles.

(c) The lateral faces of a square pyramid can be squares.

(d) The lateral faces of a triangular pyramid can be squares or rectangles.

► (b) The lateral faces of a triangular prism can be squares or rectangles.

11. How many vertices does a cone have?

(a) 2

(b) 1

(c) 3

(d) 4

► (b) 1

12. For a polyhedron, if ‘F’ stands for number of faces, V stands for number of vertices and E stands for number of edges, then which of the following relationships is named as Euler’s formula ?

(a) F + V = E + 2

(b) F + E = V + 2

(c) V + E = F + 2

(d) F+ V = E – 2

► (a) F + V = E + 2

13. The top-view of a cube looks like a:

(a) Circle

(b) Square

(c) Rectangle

(d) Triangle

► (b) Square

14. The top-view of a cuboid looks like a:

(a) Circle

(b) Square

(c) Rectangle

(d) Triangle

► (c) Rectangle

15. How many circular bases does a cylinder have?

(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) 1

► (a) 2

16. The faces of a triangular pyramid consist of

(a) 1 square and 3 triangles

(b) 2 triangles and 3 rectangles

(c) 4 triangles

(d) 2 rectangles and 3 triangles

► (c) 4 triangles

17. A three dimensional shape is _________ object.

(a) solid

(b) 2d

(c) plane

(d) None of these

► (a) solid

18. What do you call solid figures with line segments as their edges?

(a) Polygons

(b) Squares

(c) Cylinders

(d) Polyhedrons

► (d) Polyhedrons

19. Which of the following can be other name of a cylinder?

(a) A triangular prism

(b) A rectangular prism

(c) A vertical prism

(d) A circular prism

► (d) A circular prism

20. Which is/are three dimensional shapes?

(a) Sphere

(b) Cylinder

(c) Cone

(d) All of the above

► (d) All of the above

21. Which of the following statements is false?

(a) A sphere has one flat surface.

(b) A cone has one flat face.

(c) A cylinder has two circular faces.

(d) A sphere has one curved face.

► (a) A sphere has one flat surface.

22. The faces of a cube consist of

(a) 8 squares

(b) 4 squares and 2 rectangles

(c) 2 squares and 4 rectangle

(d) 6 squares

► (d) 6 squares