
Directions: Read carefully and choose the best answer.
1. 
Given a right rectangular prism. If a cross section is made parallel to this base, which of the following statements regarding the area of the cross section and the area of the base of the prism is correct. 


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2. 
A right square pyramid is sliced through its apex (vertex, top) perpendicular to its base, but parallel to a side of the base. The sides of the base have a measure of 12 inches. The perpendicular distance from the apex to the center of the base is 18 inches. What is the area of the cross section made by the slice, in square inches? 



3. 
Of the choices "square", "rectangle" and "triangle", which of the following are possible cross sections obtained when slicing a cube either parallel or perpendicular to its base?


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4. 
This right rectangular pyramid is sliced parallel to its base. Which of these twodimensional shapes describes the cross section? 



5. 
A right triangular prism is sliced perpendicular to its base. Which of these two dimensional shapes best describes the cross section? 




Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding possible cross sections when slicing a right square pyramid?

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7. 
Given a cube. A cross section is sliced diagonally through the center of the cube, as shown. Which of the following statements is true regarding the area of the cross section and the area of the cube's face?


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7. 
A plane intersects a cube perpendicular to the base such that the cross sections are not parallel to a lateral side. Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding the twodimensional cross sections that could be formed by the plane? 



8. 
Given a right triangular prism as shown at the right. A cross section is made parallel to the bases. Which of the following statements is true regarding the area of the cross section and the area of the base? 


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9. 
A solid has a triangle as a cross section. Which of the following solids could NOT have a triangle as a cross section?
Allow for all possible orientations (angles) of the cross sections. 
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10. 
A cube and a right square pyramid are sitting on a flat surface. Which of the following statements are true?
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