Verbal Reasoning - Cube and Cuboid - Discussion

The following questions are based on the information given below:

  1. There is a cuboid whose dimensions are 4 x 3 x 3 cm.
  2. The opposite faces of dimensions 4 x 3 are coloured yellow.
  3. The opposite faces of other dimensions 4 x 3 are coloured red.
  4. The opposite faces of dimensions 3 x 3 are coloured green.
  5. Now the cuboid is cut into small cubes of side 1 cm.

2. 

How many small cubes have three faces coloured ?

[A]. 24
[B]. 20
[C]. 16
[D]. 8

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Such cubes are related to the corners of the cuboid and there are 8 corners.

Hence, the required number is 8.


Ramsankarbabu said: (Feb 28, 2012)  
How ? explain!

Sanju said: (Mar 5, 2017)  
Anyone explain this.

An Mishra said: (Jul 12, 2017)  
Formula= (x-2) 2/corner cube = 8.

Anusha said: (Sep 5, 2017)  
Explain this.

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