Solid Geometry: Prisms

This is an MCQ-based quiz for GRE on the topic of Prisms.

A prism is a 3-dimensional shape with two identical shapes facing each other. These identical shapes are called “bases”. The bases can be a triangle, square, rectangle, or any other polygon. Other faces of a prism are parallelograms or rectangles.

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A rectangular prism has a width of 3 units, a length that is twice the width, and a height that is two-thirds the length. What is the volume of the prism?

64 units^3

36 units^3

48 units^3

72 units^3

This triangular prism has a height of 3 feet and a length of 7 feet.

What is the surface area of the prism? Round to the nearest tenth.

80 ft^2

90 ft^2

81 ft^2

80.7 ft^2

Kate wants to paint a cylinder prism.

What is the surface area of her prism if it is 6 inches tall and has a diameter of 3 inches? Round to the nearest whole number.

71 in^2

70 in^2

70.7 in^2

43 in^2

If the dimensions of a rectangular crate are 6×7×8, which of the following CANNOT be the total surface area of two sides of the crate?






The surface area of a rectangular prism is 262, and the lengths of two sides are 5 and 8. What is the volume of the prism?





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Title: Solid Geometry: Prisms
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