Worksheet: Properties of 3D Shapes

In this worksheet, we will practice how to analyze 3D shapes to see what features a shape always has and what features it sometimes, or never, has.

Q1:

This cone is tall.

Are all cones tall?

  • Ayes
  • Bno

Q2:

Complete these sentences about cubes.

All cubes .

  • Aare big
  • Bare blue
  • Chave 12 equal edges

But not all cubes .

  • Aare pink
  • Bhave 6 faces
  • Chave 8 vertices

Q3:

Do all cubes have 6 flat faces?

  • Ano
  • Byes

Q4:

This cube has 8 vertices.

Do all cubes have 8 vertices?

  • Ayes
  • Bno

Q5:

This pyramid is blue.

Are all pyramids blue?

  • Ayes
  • Bno

Q6:

Are all the pyramids orange?

  • Ano
  • Byes

Q7:

The sphere has base(s).

  • Ano
  • B2
  • C3
  • D1

Q8:

This cylinder has 2 faces that are circles.

Do all cylinders have 2 faces that are circles?

  • Ano
  • Byes

Q9:

Select the correct lid for this container.

  • A
  • B
  • C

Q10:

This rectangular prism has 12 edges.

Do all rectangular prisms have 12 edges?

  • Ano
  • Byes

Q11:

There is a mystery shape in this bag.

Choose from the following clues the one that will NOT help you to guess the name of the shape.

  • AIt has a curved surface
  • BIt is small
  • CIt has 2 flat faces

Based on these clues, what is the shape in the bag?

  • A
  • B
  • C

Q12:

Which lid fits the following container?

  • A
  • B
  • C

Q13:

Which lid fits the following container?

  • A
  • B
  • C

Q14:

Do all the edges of a cube have the same length?

  • Ayes
  • Bno

Q15:

Select the correct lid for this box.

  • A
  • B
  • C

Q16:

Emma sorted these shapes into two groups.

How did she sort the shapes?

  • Aby the shape of the flat faces
  • Bby size
  • Cby color

Q17:

Chloe sorted these shapes into two groups.