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AREA AND VOLUME WORKSHEET

1. The maximum length of a pencil that can he kept is a rectangular boxof dimensions 8 cm
x 6 cmx 2 cm, is :. [NDA 1990]
22 cm 226 cm

214 cm 102 cm
2. A beam 9 m long, 40 cm wide and 20 cm high is made up of iron which weighs 50 kg
per cubic metre. The weight of the beam is. [NDA 1992]
56 kg 36 kg

48 kg 27 kg
3. If each edge of a cube is doubled, then its volume:
is doubled becomes 6 times

becomes 4 times becomes 8 times


4. The number of small cubes with edge 10 cm that can be accomodated in a cubical box of
1 metre edge, is:
10 1000

100 10000
5. The ratio of the volume of a cube to that of a sphere which will fit insidethe cube is :.
[Asst Grade 1994]
4: 6:

4:3 2:
6. How many bags of grain can be stored in a cuboid granary12 mx 6 in x 5 m, if each bag
occupies a space of 0.48 cu. metre?
75 480

750 288
7. The volume of a cube is 2744 cu.cm, Its surface area is
196 cm 784 cm

1176 cm 588 cm
8. The length of the longest rod that can be placed in a room 30 m long,24 m broad and 18
m high, is:. [CDS 1991]
30 m 302 m
152 m 60 m

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9. if the length of diagonal of a cube is 43 cm, then its surface area is:
24 96

54 216
10. A wooden box of dimensions 8 m x 7 m x 6 m is to carry rectangularboxes of dimensions
8 cm x 7 cm x 6 cm. The maximum number ofboxes that can be carried in the wooden
box, is :. [CDS 1992]
9800000 1000000

7500000 1200000

11. Find the surface area of a 10cm*4cm*3cm brick.

1. 154 cm square
2. 156 cm square
3. 160 cm square
4. 164 cm square

12. A cistern 6 m long and 4 m wide contains water up to a breadth of 1 m 25 cm. Find the
total area of the wet surface.

1. 42 m sqaure
2. 49 m sqaure
3. 52 m sqaure
4. 64 m sqaure

13. A boat having a length 3 m and breadth 2 m is floating on a lake. The boat sinks by 1 cm
when a man gets into it. The mass of the man is :

1. 50 kg
2. 60 kg
3. 70 kg
4. 80 kg

14. How many bricks, each measuring 25cm*11.25cm*6cm, will be needed to build a wall
8m*6m*22.5m

1. 6100
2. 6200
3. 6300
4. 6400

15. A swimming pool 9 m wide and 12 m long is 1 m deep on the shallow side and 4 m deep
on the deeper side. Its volume is:

2
1. 260 2. 262 3. 270 4. 272

16. The perimeter of one face of a cube is 20 cm. Its volume will be:

1. 125cm3 2.400cm3 `3. 250cm3 4.625cm3

17. The cost of the paint is Rs. 36.50 per kg. If 1 kg of paint covers 16 square feet, how much
will it cost to paint outside of a cube having 8 feet each side.

1. Rs. 850
2. Rs. 860
3. Rs. 876
4. Rs. 886

18. Two right circular cylinders of equal volumes have their heights in the ratio 1:2. Find the
ratio of their radii.

1. 3:1
2. 7:1
3. 2:1
4. 2:1

19. A cylindrical tank of diameter 35 cm is full of water. If 11 litres of water is drawn off, the
water level in the tank will drop by:

1. 1137cm
2. 1127cm
3. 1117cm

20. 66 cubic centimetres of silver is drawn into a wire 1 mm in diameter. The length if the
wire in meters will be:

4. 76 m
5. 80 m
6. 84 m
7. 88 m

21. A hollow spherical metallic ball has an external diameter 6 cm and is 1/2 cm thick. The
volume of metal used in the metal is:

1. 4715cm3
2. 4735cm3
3. 4775cm3
4. 4795cm3

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22. A conical vessel, whose internal radius is 12 cm and height 50 cm, is full of liquid. The
contents are emptied into a cylindrical vessel with internal radius 10 cm. Find the height
to which the liquid rises in the cylindrical vessel.

A. 12
B. 16
C. 18
D. 24

23. The radii of two cylinders are in the ratio 3: 5 and their heights are in the ratio of 2 : 3.
Find the ratio of their curved surface areas.

A. 1:5
B. 5:1
C. 2:5
D. 5:2

24. Two cubes have their volumes in the ratio 1 : 27. Find the ratio of their surface areas.

A. 1 : 3
B. 3 : 1
C. 1 : 9
D. 9 : 1