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Chapter 8 : Solid Geometry III

Paper 1
This test paper contains 20 questions. Answer ALL the questions.
The diagrams accompanying the questions are not drawn to scale unless mentioned.
You are allowed to use a scientific calculator that cannot be programmed.

In Diagram 1, the cylinder has a height of 15 cm and a base area of 20 cm .

15 cm

DIAGRAM 1

Calculate the volume, in cm3, of the cylinder.


A
30
B
300
C
360
D
400

In a cylinder, the radius of the circular base is 5 cm, and the height of the cylinder is 10
cm. Find the volume, in cm3, of the cylinder.
A
50
B
200
C
250
D
500

If the volume of a cylinder is 180 cm and its height is 5 cm, find the radius, in cm, of
the circular base.
A
3
B
4
C
5
D
6

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The height of a cylinder is x cm and its volume is 1 232 cm. If the radius of the
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circular base is 7 cm, calculate the height, in cm, of the cylinder. (Use
A
5
B
6
C
7
D
8

Find the volume, in cm3, of a cylinder with a circular base radius of 7 cm and a height
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of 12 cm. (Use
A
1 720
B
1 640
C
1 848
D
1 908

In Diagram 2, the base of the prism is in the shape of an isosceles triangle with base of
10 cm and a height of 8 cm.

15 cm

8 cm
10 cm
DIAGRAM 2

If the height of the prism is 15 cm, calculate its volume, in cm3.


A
300
B
400
C
500
D
600

A sphere has a radius of 3 cm. Calculate its volume, in cm3.


A
18
B
30
C
36
D
40

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A hemisphere has a diameter of 12 cm. Find its volume, in cm3.


A
30
B
60
C
120
D
144

The volume of a sphere is 288 cm. Find its diameter, in cm.


A
6
B
8
C
10
D
12

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In Diagram 3, the cylinder can hold 3 identical spherical balls.

DIAGRAM 3

32

If the volume of a spherical ball is 3


cm, find the height, in cm, of the cylinder.
A
9
B
12
C
15
D
18
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Diagram 4 shows a sphere inside a cube.

DIAGRAM 4

Find the volume of the cube if the volume, in cm3, of the sphere is 38 808 cm.
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(Use
A
64 000
B
74 088
C
110 592

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The height of a cone is 7 cm. The radius of its circular base is 3 cm. Find its volume,
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in cm . (Use
A
44
B
50
C
66
D
72

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The volume of a cone is 60 cm. Find the area, in cm2, of its base if its height is 5 cm.
A
9
B
18
C
24
D
36

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Diagram 5 shows a cone with base radius of 5 cm and height of 3 cm.

3 cm

1 cm
5 cm
DIAGRAM 5

A small hemisphere of radius 1 cm is carved out of its base. Find the volume, in cm 3,
of the remaining solid.
A
B
C
D

22 3
1

23 3
1

24 3
1

26 3

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In Diagram 6, a cone is placed inside a cuboid.

DIAGRAM 6

The tip of the cone touches the top of the cuboid and the base rests on the base of the
cuboid. If the volume of the cone is 18 cm and the area of its base is 9 cm, find
the volume, in cm3, of the cuboid.
A
208
B
212
C
216
D
220

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Diagram 7 shows a hemisphere resting on top of a cylinder, both having bases of


identical area.

DIAGRAM 7

If the area of the base of the cylinder is 9 cm and its height is 14 cm, find the
volume, in cm3, of the composite object.
A
126
B
135
C
140
D
144
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Diagram 8 shows a cone, with the base having a radius of 5 cm.

13 cm

5 cm
DIAGRAM 8

If the slant height of the cone is 13 cm, find the volume, in cm3, of the cone.
(Use 3.14 )
A
314
B
400
C
618
D
700

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Diagram 9 shows a cone with a height of 10 cm and a base radius of 15 cm.

3 cm
4.5 cm
10 cm

15 cm
DIAGRAM 9

The top of the cone is cut off 3 cm from the top. The portion that is cut off is also a
cone with a height of 3 cm and a base radius of 4.5 cm. Find the volume, in cm 3, of the
remaining block.
(Use 3.14 )
A
2 291.4
B
2 391.4
C
2 491.4
D
2 591.4
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A sphere of radius 9 cm is melted down to make 27 identical smaller spheres. Find the
radius, in cm, of these spheres.
A
1.2
B
1.8
C
2.4
D
3.0

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A sphere of radius 6 cm is melted down to make a cylinder which also has a base radius
of 6 cm. Find the height, in cm, of this cylinder.
A
6
B
8
C
10
D
12

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Paper 2
1
This test paper contains 10 questions. Answer ALL the questions.
2
The diagrams accompanying the questions are not drawn to scale unless mentioned.
3
You are not allowed to use a calculator.

Change 5.5 l to ml.

Find the volume of a cylinder with a circular base of radius 1.4 cm and a height of
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20 cm. (Use

A hollow cylinder is filled with 1 925 cm of water. If the base of the cylinder has a
radius of 3.5 cm, find the height of the column of water in the cylinder.
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(Use

Change 15 ml to litres.

The base of a pyramid is in the shape of a rectangle measuring 5 cm by 7 cm. If the


height of the pyramid is 15 cm, calculate its volume.

The volume of a pyramid with a square base is 48 m. If the height of the pyramid is 9
m, calculate the length of the side of the base.

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22
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Calculate the volume of a sphere with a radius of 21 cm. (Use
A cone has a base radius of 7 cm and a height of 9 cm. Determine its volume.
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(Use

In Diagram 1, two identical cones fit exactly on top of each other in a cylinder.

DIAGRAM 1

The volume of each cone is 132 cm. If the area of the base of the cone is 9 cm, find
the volume of the cylinder.

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Diagram 2 shows a cube having sides measuring 6 cm.

3 cm

6 cm
DIAGRAM 2

If one eighth of a sphere with a radius of 3 cm is cut out from one of the vertices of the
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cube, calculate the volume of the remaining solid. (Use
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