Verbal Reasoning - Cube and Cuboid - Discussion

The following questions are based on the information given below:

  1. A cuboid shaped wooden block has 6 cm length, 4 cm breadth and 1 cm height.
  2. Two faces measuring 4 cm x 1 cm are coloured in black.
  3. Two faces measuring 6 cm x 1 cm are coloured in red.
  4. Two faces measuring 6 cm x 4 cm are coloured in green.
  5. The block is divided into 6 equal cubes of side 1 cm (from 6 cm side), 4 equal cubes of side 1 cm(from 4 cm side).

3. 

How many cubes will have 4 coloured sides and two non-coloured sides ?

[A]. 8
[B]. 4
[C]. 16
[D]. 10

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Only 4 cubes situated at the corners of the cuboid will have 4 coloured and 2 non-coloured sides.


Anand Kumar said: (Sep 16, 2010)  
Really I feel very nice to see this type of questions.

Saravanakumar said: (Nov 26, 2010)  
I need the short formula for find x when cube with l*b*h

Yuri said: (Apr 19, 2011)  
Please evaluate question.

Satya said: (Jan 3, 2014)  
Four color sides --4 understood.

But " and two non coloured sides" I can't understand this please explain.

Dharan said: (Mar 21, 2014)  
Four color sides OK.

But "and two non colored sides means" please explain simply.

Suji said: (Apr 26, 2015)  
Please explain two non colored sides.

Venkat Natesh said: (Sep 10, 2015)  
For cube, it has 6 sides,

In 3D view, at corners we can see 4 cubes which have coloured and remaining two sides will not be coloured.

Srividya said: (Mar 9, 2017)  
Here, the inner view of the cube which cannot be coloured.

Pritam Paul said: (Apr 28, 2018)  
Nice solution. Thanks.

A.Harish said: (Oct 10, 2019)  
For cube, it has 6 sides,

In 3D view, at corners we can see 4 cubes which have coloured and remaining two sides will not be coloured.

Aman Singh Baghel said: (Oct 24, 2020)  
Non coloured means?

Keshav said: (May 15, 2021)  
I think the answer should be 24 as the corner cubes have 5 colored sides.

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