## 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

â–º (a) Cone

2. How many congruent edges does a cube have?

(a) 12

(b) 6

(c) 8

(d) none of these

â–º (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.

â–º (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

â–º (b) 2

5. How many vertices does a triangular pyramid have ?

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

â–º (d) 4

6. The lateral faces of a pyramid are____.

(a) triangles

(b) pentagons

(c) rectangles

(d) None of these

â–º (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

â–º (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.

â–º (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.

â–º (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

â–º (b) 1

12. For a polyhedron, if â€˜Fâ€™ 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 Eulerâ€™s formula ?

(a) F + V = E + 2

(b) F + E = V + 2

(c) V + E = F + 2

(d) F+ V = E â€“ 2

â–º (a) F + V = E + 2

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

(a) Circle

(b) Square

(c) Rectangle

(d) Triangle

â–º (b) Square

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

(a) Circle

(b) Square

(c) Rectangle

(d) Triangle

â–º (c) Rectangle

15. How many circular bases does a cylinder have?

(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) 1

â–º (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

â–º (c) 4 triangles

17. A three dimensional shape is _________ object.

(a) solid

(b) 2d

(c) plane

(d) None of these

â–º (a) solid

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

(a) Polygons

(b) Squares

(c) Cylinders

(d) Polyhedrons

â–º (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

â–º (d) A circular prism

20. Which is/are three dimensional shapes?

(a) Sphere

(b) Cylinder

(c) Cone

(d) All of the above

â–º (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.

â–º (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

â–º (d) 6 squares