# Geometry: Faces, Vertices and Edges of 3D Shapes

In this worksheet, students answer questions on the number of faces, edges and vertices on some 3D shapes.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:   Know 3D Shapes

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many faces are there on a cube?

Answer 6

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many vertices are there on a cube?

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many faces are there on a cuboid?

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many edges are there on a cuboid?

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many vertices are there on a cuboid?

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many vertices are there on a pyramid?

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many faces are there on a triangular prism?

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many edges are there on a triangular prism?

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many vertices are there on a triangular prism?

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many vertices are there on a hexagonal prism?

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many edges are there on a hexagonal prism?

• Question 1

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many vertices are there on a cube?

CORRECT ANSWER
8
EDDIE SAYS
The vertices are the corners. A cube has 8 vertices.
• Question 2

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many faces are there on a cuboid?

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
The face is the flat part of the 3D shape. A cuboid has 6 faces.
• Question 3

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many edges are there on a cuboid?

CORRECT ANSWER
12
EDDIE SAYS
The edge is the straight part of the shape. A cuboid has 12 edges.
• Question 4

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many vertices are there on a cuboid?

CORRECT ANSWER
8
EDDIE SAYS
The vertices are the corners and a cuboid has 8.
• Question 5

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many vertices are there on a pyramid?

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
The vertices are the corners and a pyramid has 5.
• Question 6

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many faces are there on a triangular prism?

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
The face is the flat part of the shape and a triangular prism has 5.
• Question 7

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many edges are there on a triangular prism?

CORRECT ANSWER
9
EDDIE SAYS
The edge is the straight part of the shape and a triangular prism has 9.
• Question 8

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many vertices are there on a triangular prism?

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
The vertices are the corners and a triangular prism has 6.
• Question 9

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many vertices are there on a hexagonal prism?

CORRECT ANSWER
12
EDDIE SAYS
The vertices are the corners and the hexagonal prism has 12.
• Question 10

Here are some 3D solid shapes.

Remember, the face is the flat part,  the edge is the straight part, the vertices are the corners.

Cube            Cuboid         Pyramid     Triangular prism  Hexagonal prism

How many edges are there on a hexagonal prism?

CORRECT ANSWER
18
EDDIE SAYS
The edge is the straight part of the shape and a hexagonal prism has 18.
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