MCQ Questions on Area and Volume

MCQ Questions on Area and Volume

1- The cost of levelling a rectangular ground at Rs. 1.25per m2 is Rs. 900. If the length of the ground is 30 m, then the width is

(A) 20 m

(B) 24 m

(C) 28 m

(D) 32 m


2-If the side of a square be increased by 4 cms, the area increases by 60 cms2 . The side of the square is

(A) 5.5 cm

(B) 10 cm

(C) 12.5 cm

(D) 15 cm


3- If the surface areas of two spheres are in the ratio of 4:25 then the ratio of their volume is

(A) 4:25

(B) 25:4

(C) 125:8

(D) 8:125


4-The ratio of the area of a square to that of the square drawn on its diagonal is

(A) 1:1

(B) 1:2

(C) 1:3

(D) 1:4


5- The length of the longest rod that can be placed in a room of dimensions 10m x 10m x 5m is

(A) 10 m

(B) 15 m

(C) 20 m

(D) 25 m


6-The radius of a circular cylinder is the same as that of a sphere. There volumes are equal. The height of the cylinder is

(A) 1/3 times its radius

(B) 2/3 times its radius

(C) ½ times its radius

(D) 4/3 times its radius


7-Find the surface area of a cube when its volume is 729 mm3.

(A) 332mm2

(B) 486mm2

(C) 432mm2

(D) 211mm2


8-Find the total surface area of a pyramid having a slant height of 6 cm and a base which is a square of sides 4 cm each.

(A) 64cm2

(B) 22cm2

(C) 33cm2

(D) 75cm2


9-Find the area of a triangle if its breadth and length are 8cm and 15cm respectively.

(A) 60cm2

(B) 22cm2

(C) 34cm2

(D) 24cm2


10-. What is the area of an equilateral triangle with each side being 8cm long?

(A) 13cm2

(B) 22√3cm2

(C) 54cm2

(D) 16√3cm2



1-(B), 2-(A), 3-(D), 4-(B), 5-(B), 6-(D), 7-(B), 8-(A), 9-(A), 10-(D)