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8-7a Volume and Surface Area



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Jillian built a square-based pyramid in her art class.  She wants to completely cover the square-based pyramid with glitter paint.  What is the minimum amount of paint she will need?
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What is the minimum amount of paint she will need? Round to the nearest hundredth if needed.
A
49.29 sq ft
C
87.75 sq ft
B
52 sq ft
D
133.25 sq ft
 

 2. 

The diameter of the base of a cone is 8 inches.  The height of the cone is 10.25 inches.  What is the maximum amount of liquid the cone could hold?  Round your answer to the nearest whole number. 
A
703 cu in
C
107 cu in
B
176 cu in
D
528 cu in
 

 3. 

Keirra wants to wrap the triangular prism below. 
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What is the minimum amount of paper she will need to wrap the prism?
A
96 sq cm
C
108 sq cm
B
42 sq cm
D
61 sq cm
 

 4. 

What is the surface are of the cone?  Round to the nearest whole number.
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A
126 sq m
C
8 sq m
B
50 sq m
D
25 sq m
 

 5. 

What is the volume of the square-based pyramid?
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Round to the nearest whole number if needed.
A
3 cu ft
C
40 cu ft
B
10 cu ft
D
13 cu ft
 

 6. 

What is the volume of the cone?  Round to the nearest whole number.
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A
12 cu m
C
24 cu m
B
72 cu m
D
36 cu m
 



 
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