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Basic Engineering Correlation (Solid Mensuration Reviewer)

1. It is a quadrilateral two and only two of whose sides are parallel

a. rectangle
b. rhombus
c. trapezoid
d. parallelepiped

a. rhombus
b. star
c. trapezoid
d. rectangle

a. Bh
b. 1/2 Bh
c. 1/3 Bh
d. 4/3Bh

4. It is a polyhedron whose six faces are all squares.

a. cube
b. square
c. frustum
d. parallelepiped

5. What is the length of the diagonal of a cube of edge 7 cm

a. 12.12 cm
b. 18.52 cm
c. 9.9cm
d. 5.28cm

6. A section of a sphere when a plane passing through the center and diameter. Creating the
largest section called
a. medium circle
b. great circle
c. big circle
d. short circle

7. Each of the faces of a regular hexahedron is a

a. square
b. hexagon
c. triangle
d. rectangle

8. A cone and a cylinder have the same height and the same volume. Find the ratio of the radius
of the cone to the radius of the cylinder.
a. 0.866
b. 1.732
c. 0.577
d. 1.414

9. The volume of a water in a spherical tank having a diameter of 4 m is 5.236 m3. Determine the
depth of the water in the tank.
a. 1.0 m
b. 1.4 m
c. 1.2 m
d. 1.8 m

10. It is desired that the volume of the sphere be tripled. By how many times will the raduis be
increased?
a. 31/3
b. 31/2
c. 33
d. 21/2
11. In Heron's formula, the symbol 's' stands for
a. (a+b+c)/3
b. side
c. slant height
d. (a+b+c)/2

a. 48
b. 77
c. 0.07
d. 48

13. In a plane figure, diamond is also known as

a. square
b. rhombus
c. trapezoid
d. parallelogram

14. Find the weight of a snowball 1 ft. in diameter if the wet compact snow of which the ball is made weighs 25 lbs/ cu. ft.
a. 1.047 lb
b. 2.36 lb
c. 13.09 lb
d. 4.19 lb

15. The area for a trapezoid is represented by

a. (dic12)/2
b. (a+b)h/2
c. bh
d. (a+bc)/3

16. An Egyptians pyramid of the Giza has a square base of edge 6miles. If its altitude is 15miles., determine the
a. 540 cu.mi
b. 90 cu.mi
c. 180 cu.mi
d. 270 cu.mi

17. The sum of the interior angles of a polygon is 540o. Find the number of sides.
a. 8
b. 5
c. 6
d. 11

a. bases
b. vertices
c. sides
d. diagonal

19. The approximate surface area of an ellipse is

a. 211r
b. 11(ab)2
c. Fir2
d. FI(ab)

20. It is desired that the volume of the sphere be tripled. By how many times will the raduis be increased?
a. 33
b. 31/2
c. 21/2
d. 31/3

21. The bounding cylindrical surface of a cylinder is called

a. base edge
b. lateral surface
c. lateral edge
d. edge
22. It is the perpendicular distance between the two bases of a frustum of a cone.
a. lateral face
b. altitude
c. lateral edge
d. element

23. Points on the same

a. intersection
b. congruent
c. coplanar
d. collinear

24. What is the area, in inches2, of a parabola with a base if 15 cm and height of 20 cm.
a. 200
b. 87
c. 78.74
d. 31

25. If a lateral area of a right circular cylinder is 88 cm3 and its volume is 220 cm3, find its radius.
a. 2 cm
b. 5 cm
c. 4 cm
d. 3 cm

26. A cone has a base area of 30in? and a lateral area which is 4.5 times bigger than the base area. The surface area of the cone in in' is
a. 135
b. 105
c. 75
d. 165

a. 1
b. 4
c. 2
d. 3

28. It is a rectangle whose length is equal to its width

a. square
b. rectangle
c. parallelepiped
d. cube

29. a solid bounded by a conical surface (lateral surface) whose directrix is a closed curve, and a plane (base) which cuts all the elements.
a. pyramid
b. cylinder
c. cone
d. prism

30. The lateral area of a cylinder with a circumference of 50 cm and a height of 4 cm is

a. 228.2 units
b. 288.2 units
c. 238.2 units
d. 282.8 units

31. What is the distance, in cm, between two vertices of a cube that are farthest from each other if an edge measures 8 cm?
a. 16.93
b. 12.32
c. 14.33
d. 13.86

32. If the radius of the circle is decreased by 20%, by how much is the area decreased?
a. 0.26
b. 0.46
c. 0.56
d. 0.36
33. Find the volume a right circular cone to be obtained from a sector of radius 26 cm and whose central angle measure 138.5?
a. 900rt
b. 800n
c. 600n
d. 700 n

34. A quarter circle has a radius of 8 units. What is its area?

a. 18n sq. units
b. 16n sq. units
c. 32n sq. units
d. 64n sq. units

35. A prism whose lateral edges are perpendicular to its bases; its lateral faces are rectangles
a. right
b. truncated
c. frustum
d. prismatoid

36. A window glass is 5 ft by 7 ft. What is its area?

a. 17.5 ft
b. 35ft
c. 8.75 ft
d. 11.67 ft

37. A regular hexagon pyramid has a slant height of 4 cm and the length of each side of the base is 6 cm. Find the lateral area.
a. 72 cm
b. 82 cm2
c. 62 cm2
d. 52 cm2

38. A central angle of 45o subtends an arc 12 cm. What is the ratio of the circle?
a. 15.28 cm
b. 12.58 cm
c. 12.82 cm
d. 15.82 cm

39. A portion of the prism included between the base and a plane not parallel to the base cutting all the edges.
a. truncated cylinder
b. frustum of a cone
c. truncated prism
d. frustum of a pyramid

40. It is a polyhedron having for bases two polygons in parallel planes and for lateral faces triangles or trapezoids
a. truncated
b. prismatoid
c. parallelepiped
d. frustum

41. It is a part of a circle bounded by a chord and an arc.

a. sector
b. section
c. slab
d. segment

41. One of the diagonals of a rhombus is 25 units and its area is 75 units2. Determine the length of the side.
a. 15.47 units
b. 12.85 units
c. 18.25 units
d. 12.58 units

42. It is a solid bounded by a closed surface every point of which is equidistant from a fixed point called the center.
a. cone
b. vertex
c. sphere
d. circle
43. The area of a circle is 89.42 in2. What is the length of the side of a regular hexagon inscribed in a circle?
a. 6.335 in
b. 5.533 in.
c. 7.335 in.
d. 5.335 in.

a. lateral face
b. polyhedron
c. lateral area
d. plane

45. These are the intersections of the edges in a polyhedron

a. Vertices
b. edges
c. lateral face
d. lateral edge

46. The area of the rhombus is 132 m2. If its shorter diagonal is 12 m, find the longer diagonal.
a. 20 m
b. 38 m
c. 22 m
d. 34 m

47. A regular dodecagon is inscribed in a circle of raduis 24. Find the perimeter of the dodecagon.
a. 151.24 units
b. 143.63 units
c. 149.08 units
d. 153.25 units

48. Every section of a cone made by a plane passing through its vertex & containing two points of base is a
a. triangle
b. square
c. circle
d. pyramid

49. Water flows in a pipe 1/4 ft in diameter and 24 ft in length. What is the volume of the water in the pipe?
a. 8n/3 ft3
b. 3n/8 ft3
c. II/8 ft3
d. 2 n/8 ft3

50. Determine the volume of a right truncated triangular prism. The base has sides loft, 9ft and 12ft. The sides perpendicular to the base have
the height of 8.6 ft, 7.1 ft, and 5.5 ft., respectively
a. 391 ft3
b. 311 ft3
c. 413 ft3
d. 313 ft3

51. A certain angle has a supplement 4 times its complement. What is the angle
a. 60
b. 30
c. 45
d. 90

52. A regular dodecagon is inscribed in a circle of radius 24. Find the perimeter of the dodecagon.
a. 151.24 units
b. 149.08 units
c. 153.25 units
d. 143.63 units

53. The lateral area of the right circular water tank is 92 cm2 and its volume is 342 m3. Determine its radius.
a. 6.05 cm
b. 7.28 cm
c. 5.56 cm
d. 7.43 cm
54. The mean proportional between bases is
a. bB
b. sort(bB)
c. 13.sort(b)
d. bscirt(B)

55. A metal washer 1-inch in diameter is pierced by a 1/2-inch hole. What is the volume of the washer if it is 1/8-inch thick?
a. 0.028-inch
b. 0.082-inch
c. 0.047-inch
d. 0.074-inch

56. Two triangles have equal bases. The altitude of one triangle is 3 units more than its base while the altitude of the other is 3 units less than
its base. Find the altitudes if the areas of the triangles differ by 21 units2.
a. 4 and 10
b. 5 and 11
c. 3 and 9
d. 6 and 12

57. A right circular cone has a base radius of 10 m. and an altitude of 20 m. Determine its volume.
a. 666n
b. 2000n
c. 1000n
d. 500n

58. In plane geometry, two circular arcs that together make up a full circle are called?
a. coterminal arcs
b. congruent arcs
c. conjugate arcs
d. half arcs

59. The volume of a water in a spherical tank having a diameter of 4 m is 5.236 m3. Determine the depth of the water in the tank.
a. 1.0 m
b. 1.4 m
c. 1.2 m
d. 1.8 m

60. It is a polyhedron of which two faces are equal polygons in parallel planes and the other faces are parallelograms.
a. frustum
b. prismatiod
c. prism
d. tetrahedron

61. A section of a sphere when a plane passing through the center and diameter. Creating the largest section called
a. great circle
b. short circle
c. medium circle
d. big circle

62. The ratio of the volume of the two spheres is 27:343 and the sum of their radii is 10. Find the radius of the smaller sphere.
a. 5
b. 3
c. 4
d. 6

63. Find the increase in volume of a spherical balloon when its radius is increased from 2 to 3 inches.
a. 74.59 in3
b. 79.59 in3
c. 74.12 in3
d. 75.99 in3

64. Which formula cannot be used to compute the area for a circle
a. if(ab); where a=b
b. Eld2/4
c. lid2
d. n r2

65. The circumference of a great circle of a sphere is 18 . Find the volume of the sphere.
a. 3033.6 units3
b. 3023.6 units3
c. 3053.6 units3
d. 3043.6 units3

66. Assuming that the earth is a sphere whose radius is 6400 km, find the distance along a 3o arc at the equator of the earth's surface.
a. 353.10 km
b. 335.10 km
c. 533.10 km
d. 353.01 km

67. Find the area, in cm2, of a regular octagon inscribed in a circle of raduis 10 cm.
a. 283
b. 238
c. 298
d. 289

68. The side of a triangle are 8 cm. 10 cm and 14 cm. Determine the raduis of the inscribed circle.
a. 2.35 cm
b. 2.25 cm
c. 2.45cm
d. 2.55 cm

69. The side of a triangle are 8 cm. 10 cm and 14 cm. Determine the raduis of the circumscribing circle.
a. 7.74 cm
b. 7.14 cm
c. 7.54 cm
d. 7.34 cm

70. The side of a right triangle are 8, 15 and 17 units. If each side is doubled, how many units2 will the area of the new rectangle?
a. 420
b. 320
c. 240
d. 300

71. What is the volume of a frustum of a cone whose upper base is 15 cm in diameter and lower base is 10 cm in diameter with an altitude of
25 cm
a. 3108.87 cm3
b. 3180.87 cm3
c. 3081.87 cm3
d. 3018. 87 cm3

72. A regular hexagonal pyramid has a slant height of 4 cm and the length of each side of the base is 6 cm. Find the lateral area.
a. 72 cm2
b. 52 cm2
c. 62 cm2
d. 82 cm2

73. The area of the region bounded by two concentric circles is called?
a. circular disk
b. annulus
c. washer.
d. ring

74. A cone and a cylinder have the same heightand the same volume. Find the ratio of the radius of the cone to the radius of the cylinder.
a. 1.414
b. 1.732
c. 0.577
d. 0.866

75. A piece of wire of length 50 m is cut into two parts. Each part is then bent to form square. It is found that the total area of the square is 100
m2. Find the difference in length of the sides of the two squares.
a. 6.62 m
b. 6.16 m
c. 5.32 m
d. 5.44 m

76. A rectangular octagon is inscribed in a circle of radius 10. Find the area of the octagon.
a. 288.2 units
b. 282.8 units
c. 228.2 units
d. 238.2 units

77. A piece of wire is shaped to enclose a square whose area is 169 cm2. It is then reshaped to enclose a rectangle whose length is 15 cm. The
area of the rectangle is?
a. 175 cm2
b. 170 cm2
c. 156 cm2
d. 165 cm2

a. circumference
b. diameter
c. length

79. The lateral faces are equal isosceles trapezoids.

a. frustum of a cone
b. cone
c. frustum of pyramid
d. pyramid

80. The tangent and a secant are drawn to a circle from the same external point. If the tangent is 6 inches and the external segment of the
secant is 3 inches, then the length of the secant is ______ inches.
a. 14
b. 15
c. 12
d. 13

81. Find the increase in volume of a spherical balloon when its raduis is increased from 2 to 3 inches.
a. 75.99 in3
b. 74.59 in3
c. 74.12 in
d. 79.59 in

82. The angle of a sector is 30o and the raduis 15 cm. What is the area of the sector in cm2
a. 58.9
b. 89.5
c. 85.9
d. 59.8

83. A rectangle ABCD, which measures 18 cm by 24 cm, is folded once perpendicular to diagonal AC so that the opposite vertices A and C
coincide. Find the length of the fold.
a. 21.5 cm
b. 20.5 cm
c. 22.5 cm
d. 23.5 cm

84. If an equilateral triangle is circumscribed about a circle of raduis 10 cm, determine the side of the triangle?
a. 34.64 cm
b. 36.44 cm
c. 32.10 cm
d. 64.12 cm

85. If a regular polygon has 27 diagonal, then it is a?

a. hexagon
b. heptagon
c. nonagon
d. pentagon
86. The volume of a sphere is 36 &#960 m3. The surface area of this sphere in m2 is?
a. 24
b. 12
c. 18
d. 36

87. Polygons are classified according to the number of?

a. diagonals
b. sides
c. angles
d. vertices

88. One side of a regular octagon is 2. Find the area of the region inside the octagon.
a. 31
b. 21.4
c. 19.3
d. 13.9