## ML Aggarwal Class 8 Solutions for ICSE Maths Chapter 17 Visualising Solid Shapes Objective Type Questions

**Mental Maths**

Question 1.

Fill in the blanks:

(i) A solid made up of polygonal regions is called ………

(ii) Polyhedrons which are not convex are called ………

(iii) A polyhedron is said to be ……… if all of its faces are regular polygons and the same number of faces meet at each vertex.

(iv) A polyhedron whose base and top are congruent polygons and whose lateral faces are parallelograms in shape is called a ………

(v) A prism whose base and top are congruent hexagon is called a ………

(vi) A polyhedron whose all lateral faces are triangles is called a ………

(vii) A triangular pyramid is also known as ………

(viii) A rectangular prism is also known as ………

(ix) The polygonal regions forming a polyhedron are called ………

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Question 2.

State which of the following statements are true (T) or false (F):

(i) A cylinder is a polyhedron.

(ii) All the prisms and pyramids are polyhedrons.

(iii) A tetrahedron is the only pyramid which can be a regular polyhedron.

(iv) The line segments where the faces of a polyhedron meet are called edges.

(v) F + E = V + 2 is called a Euler’s formula.

(vi) In any prism number of faces is 2 more than number of sides of polygonal base.

(vii) In any pyramid number of edges is twice the number of sides of polygonal base.

(viii) An octagonal prism has 18 vertices.

(ix) All pyramids are prisms.

(x) Lateral faces of a pyramid are triangles.

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**Multiple Choice Questions**

**Choose the correct answer from the given four options (3 to 17):**

Question 3.

Which of the following is not a 2-dimensional shape?

(a) Triangle

(b) Circle

(c) Sphere

(d) Rectangle

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Question 4.

Which of the following is a 3-dimensional shape?

(a) Parallelogram

(b) Cylinder

(c) Square

(d) none of these

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Question 5.

Name the pyramid shown in the given figure.

(a) Nonagonal pyramid

(b) Octagonal pyramid

(c) Decagonal pyramid

(d) Hexagonal pyramid

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Question 6.

How many parallel and congruent faces does a cylinder have?

(a) 4

(b) 3

(c) 2

(d) none

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Question 7.

How many pairs of congruent parallel faces does a rectangular prism have?

(a) 8

(b) 6

(c) 4

(d) 3

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Question 8.

How many congruent isosceles triangles does a square pyramid have?

(a) 2

(b) 4

(c) 6

(d) 8

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Question 9.

Which amongst the following is not a polyhedron?

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Question 10.

Which of the following is not a prism?

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Question 11.

The number of triangular faces of a triangular prism is

(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) 5

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Question 12.

The number of edges in a pentagonal pyramid is

(a) 5

(b) 10

(c) 15

(d) 20

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Question 13.

The number of rectangular faces in a hexagonal prism is

(a) 6

(b) 8

(c) 10

(d) 12

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Question 14.

In a polyhedron E = 15, V = 10, then F is

(a) 3

(b) 5

(c) 7

(d) 9

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Question 15.

In a polyhedron F = 5, E = 8, then V is

(a) 3

(b) 5

(c) 7

(d) 9

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Question 16.

In a polyhedron F = 17, V = 30, then E is

(a) 30

(b) 45

(c) 60

(d) none of these

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Question 17.

A polyhedron has 4 faces, 4 vertices and 6 edges. Name the polyhedron.

(a) A rectangular prism

(b) A triangular prism

(c) A rectangular pyramid

(d) A triangular pyramid

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**Higher Order Thinking Skills (Hots)**

Question 1.

Which of the following nets can be folded to form a cone?

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Question 2.

Which of the following nets can be folded to form a cylinder?

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