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Ma 8 chapter 7 practice



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 
 
Choose the best answer.
 

 1. 

Helen calculates the volume of a gift box measuring 45 cm mc001-1.jpg 15 cm mc001-2.jpg 30 cm. Her answer will be expressed in 
a.
centimetres
c.
quadratic centimetres
b.
cubic centimetres
d.
square centimetres
 

 2. 

The volume of a 5-cm cube is
a.
5 cm3
b.
15 cm3
c.
25 cm3
d.
125 cm3
 

 3. 

Identify the following 3-D object.
mc003-1.jpg
a.
cylinder
c.
right triangular prism
b.
rectangular pyramid
d.
right rectangular prism
 

 4. 

This pop can in an example of a(n)

mc004-1.jpg
a.
cylinder
b.
oval
c.
rectangle
d.
tetrahedron
 

 5. 

What is the volume of a pool with dimensions of 8 m mc005-1.jpg 10 m mc005-2.jpg 5 m?
a.
90 m3
b.
120 m3
c.
340 m3
d.
400 m3
 

 6. 

The formula for the volume of a right triangular prism is
a.
mc006-1.jpg
b.
Volume = (base of triangle mc006-2.jpg height of triangle mc006-3.jpg 2) mc006-4.jpg height of prism
c.
Volume = (length mc006-5.jpg width) mc006-6.jpg height
d.
Volume = base length × height of prism
 

 7. 

A juice container shaped like a cylinder has a base area of 100 cmmc007-1.jpg and can hold 1500 cm3 of juice. The height of the juice container is
a.
1.5 cm
b.
10 cm
c.
15 cm
d.
150 cm
 

 8. 

Cylinder A has a diameter of 6 cm and a height of 10 cm.
Cylinder B has a diameter of 10 cm and a height of 6 cm.
Which statement is true?
a.
Both cylinders have the same volume.
b.
Cylinder A has a greater volume than cylinder B.
c.
Cylinder B has a greater volume than cylinder A.
d.
The volume of the two cylinders cannot be determined.
 

 9. 

A water trough is 200 cm long and shaped like a right triangular prism. The triangular ends have a base of 30 cm and a height of 20 cm. What is the maximum volume of water the trough will hold?
a.
120 000 cm3
b.
60 000 cm3
c.
6000 cm3
d.
3000 cm3
 

 10. 

A packing crate is a cube with a side measurement of 72 cm. How many smaller boxes will it hold if each smaller box is 18 cm wide, 18 cm high, and 36 cm long?
a.
12
b.
18
c.
32
d.
36
 

Matching
 
 
Match the correct term to each of the following descriptions. A term may be used more than once or not at all.
a.
right prism
d.
orientation
b.
base
e.
prism
c.
height
f.
volume
 

 11. 

any prism whose height is perpendicular to its base
 

 12. 

the different position of an object formed by rotating or reflecting the object
 

 13. 

the perpendicular distance between the two bases of a prism or cylinder
 

 14. 

any face of a prism that shows the named shape of the prism
 

 15. 

the amount of space an object occupies
 



 
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