# Surface Area and Volume: Surface Area 51 Quiz

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*? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!***Surface Area and Volume**Q. Which of the following solids is NOT a polyhedron?

Triangular prism

Hexagonal prism

Cylinder

Square pyramid

Tetrahedron

Q. What is the minimum number of orthogonal drawings needed to construct a perspective drawing?

0

1

2

3

4

Q. What kinds of solids are the Platonic solids?

Prisms

Pyramids

Cylinders

Polyhedrons

All of the above

Q. What is the difference between an orthogonal drawing and a net?

A net only shows one side of the solid, while an orthogonal drawing shows a corner view of the solid

A net shows a corner view of the solid, while an orthogonal drawing shows one side of the solid

A net shows all the faces of the solid as flattened-out 2D shapes, while an orthogonal drawing shows a corner view of the solid

A net shows all the faces of the solid as flattened-out 2D shapes, while an orthogonal drawing shows one side of the solid

There is no difference between a net and an orthogonal drawing

Q. Euler's formula says that the number of faces plus the number of vertices in a polyhedron equals the number of edges plus 2. Euler's formula does NOT apply to which of the following solids?

Pyramids

Prisms

Polyhedrons

Cylinders

None of the above

Q. On a starry, starry night, you look up in the sky and see an enormous spaceship that looks like a cone. It lands in front of you and you see that it's made of sheet metal. If the height of the cone is 50 feet and its base has a radius of 20 feet, the spaceship is made out of about how much sheet metal?

3100 square feet

3800 square feet

4600 square feet

6300 square feet

11,000 square feet

Q. The aliens step out of their spaceship. They look like square pyramids with green, rubbery skin. If the aliens are 4 feet tall and have a square base of 4 square feet, how much rubbery green skin do they have?

4 square feet

8 square feet

16 square feet

16.5 square feet

20.5 square feet

Q. You try to run away, but the aliens generate a blue force field around you in the shape of a cylinder. Now you're frozen in midair. The radius of the cylinder is 3 feet and it's 6.5 feet tall. How much surface area does the force field cover (including the bottom)?

118 square feet

127 square feet

151 square feet

179 square feet

240 square feet

Q. The aliens tell you that Zargon, their home planet, has a diameter of 10,000 miles and is completely covered in gold foil. (Don't ask us why.

*They're*the aliens, here.) How much surface area does the gold foil cover approximately?78,500,000 square miles

314,000,000 square miles

523,000,000 square miles

1,257,000,000 square miles

4,189,000,000 square miles

Q. Before the aliens release you and return to Zargon, they give you a walkie-talkie in the shape of a rectangular prism so that you can communicate with them in the future. If the walkie-talkie is 3 inches long, 2 inches wide, and 5 inches tall (with an antenna for long-distance communication), what's its surface area?

30 square inches

60 square inches

62 square inches

68 square inches

72 square inches