RRB NTPC - Problems on Volumes

1.

The side of a cube is 8 m, Find the voiume? 

   A.) 513 m3
   B.) 514 m3
   C.) 512 m3
   D.) 502 m3

Answer: Option 'C'

Cube Volume = a3
a3 = 83 = 512 m3

2.

The side of a cube is 15 m, find it's surface area? 

   A.) 1350 m2
   B.) 1250 m2
   C.) 1300 m2
   D.) 1450 m2

Answer: Option 'A'

Surface area = 6 a2 sq. units
6 a2 = 6 × 225 = 1350 m2

3.

The side of a cube is 12 m, find the lateral surface area?

   A.) 526 m2
   B.) 506 m2
   C.) 518 m2
   D.) 516 m2

Answer: Option 'D'

Lateral surface = 4 a2 
4 × 122 = 4 × 144 => 516 m2

4.

The lateral surface area of cube is 100 sq.units. find the volume of cube?

   A.) 122 m3
   B.) 135 m3
   C.) 125 m3
   D.) 120 m3

Answer: Option 'C'

Lateral surface = 4 a2 = 100 sq.units 
a2 = 25 
a = 5. 
Cube volume = a3 => 125 m3

5.

The volume of cube is equal to the surface area of that cube. Then find the distance of side of the cube?

   A.) 6 m
   B.) 7 m
   C.) 8 m
   D.) 9 m

Answer: Option 'A'

Cube volume = a3 cubic units 
Surface area = 6 a2 sq.units 
a3 = 6 a2
a = 6 m

6.

The surface area of a cube is 486 Cm3. Find its volume?

   A.) 739 Cm3
   B.) 529 Cm3
   C.) 729 Cm3
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'C'

Let each edge of the cube be a Cm. 
Then 6 a2 = 486 => a2 = 81 = 92 => a = 9 
Volume = a3 = 93 Cm3 => 729 Cm3

7.

The diagonal of a cube is 8√3. find its volume and surface area. 

   A.) 34 Cm2
   B.) 364 Cm3
   C.) 384 Cm2
   D.) 384 Cm3

Answer: Option 'D'

√3.a = 8 √3 => a = 8 
Volume = a3 => (8 × 8 × 8) Cm3 => 512 Cm3
Surface area => 6 a2 => (6 × 8 × 8) Cm2 => 384 Cm2

8.

Three cubes of sides 5 m, 4 m, and 3 m are melted to form a new cube. Find the surface of the new cube? 

   A.) 216 Cm2
   B.) 256 Cm3
   C.) 216 Cm3
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'C'

Volume of the new cube = [ 53 + 43 + 33 ] Cm3
= 125 + 64 + 27 = 216 Cm3 => a3 = 216 Cm3

9.

Two cubes of thire sides ratio 2 : 3. Find its cube volumes ratio?

   A.) 27 : 7
   B.) 27 : 8
   C.) 8 : 27
   D.) 8 : 25

Answer: Option 'C'

a3 : b3 = 23 : 33
= 8 : 27

10.

Two cubes of their volumes in the ratio 64 : 125. The ratio of their surface area is:

   A.) 5 : 4
   B.) 4 : 5
   C.) 3 : 5
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'B'

The ratio of their surface area is 
64 : 125 
4 : 5

11.

Find the volume of cuboid 15 m length, 9 m breadth and 2 m height. 

   A.) 1420 m3
   B.) 1440 m2
   C.) 1424 m3
   D.) 1440 m3

Answer: Option 'D'

Cuboid volume => l × b × h => 15 × 12 × 8 = 1440 m3

12.

The lateeral surface area of cuboid length 12 m, breadth 8 m and height 6m

   A.) 230 m3
   B.) 240 m3
   C.) 230 m2
   D.) 240 m2

Answer: Option 'D'

Cuboid lateral surface = 2h(l+b) 
= 2 × 6 (20) = 240 m2

13.

The total surface area of a cuboid length 12 m, breadth 10 m and height 8 m. 

   A.) 592 m3
   B.) 592 m2
   C.) 594 m3
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'B'

Total surface area of cuboid 
= 2 (lb+bh+lh) 
= 2 (120 + 80+ 96) 
= 2 (296) => 596 m2

14.

The length of box 12 Cm long, 8 Cm breadth and 9Cm height. Find the length of pencil in that box?

   A.) 17 Cm2
   B.) 18 Cm
   C.) 17 Cm
   D.) 18 Cm3

Answer: Option 'C'

Diagonal (d) = √l2+b2+h2 
= √122+82+92 
= √144+64+81 
= √289 => 17 Cm

15.

How many cubes of 10 Cm edge can be put in a cubic box of 1 m edge? 

   A.) 100
   B.) 10
   C.) 1000
   D.) 10000

Answer: Option 'D'

(110×100×100)/10×10×10 = 1000

16.

If each edge of cube increased by 10%, the percentage increase in surface area is: 

   A.) 33.1%
   B.) 33%
   C.) 32.2
   D.) 32.3

Answer: Option 'A'

100 × (110)/100 × (110)/100 × (110)/100 => 1331/100 = 33.1%

17.

If each edge of cube increased by 20%, the percentage increase in 

   A.) 44%
   B.) 34%
   C.) 48%
   D.) 42%

Answer: Option 'A'

100 × (120)/100 × (120)/100 = 144 => 44%

18.

How many cuboids of length 5 m, width 3 m and height 2 m can be farmed from a cuboid of 18 m length, 15 m width and 2 m height. 

   A.) 118
   B.) 106
   C.) 119
   D.) 108

Answer: Option 'D'

(18 × 15 × 12)/(5 × 3 × 2) = 108

19.

How many box's of length 40 Cm, width 30 Cm and height 10 Cm can be formed from a box of 6 m length, 4 m width and 2 m height.

   A.) 400
   B.) 3500
   C.) 4000
   D.) 2000

Answer: Option 'C'

(600×400×200)/(40×30×10) = 4000

20.

The radius of a cylinder is 10 m, height 14 m. The volume of the cylinder is: 

   A.) 4000 m2
   B.) 4300 m2
   C.) 4000 m3
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'C'

Cylinder volume = πr2h
= 22/7 × 10 × 10 × 14 
= 4400 m3


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