Verbal Reasoning - Cube and Cuboid - Discussion

The following questions are based on the information given below:

  1. A cuboid shaped wooden block has 4 cm length, 3 cm breadth and 5 cm height.
  2. Two sides measuring 5 cm x 4 cm are coloured in red.
  3. Two faces measuring 4 cm x 3 cm are coloured in blue.
  4. Two faces measuring 5 cm x 3 cm are coloured in green.
  5. Now the block is divided into small cubes of side 1 cm each.


How many small cubes will have will have three faces coloured ?

[A]. 14
[B]. 8
[C]. 10
[D]. 12

Answer: Option B


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

Hence, the required number of small cubes is 8.

Raj said: (Nov 27, 2011)  
In this cuboid why hight specifed 3 cm instead of 5cm?

Karan said: (Nov 5, 2014)  
How can breadth be 5 cm?

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