**Cubes and Dice -** All government recruitment exams inevitable have questions on cubes & dice. Aspirants who are preparing for these recruitment exams must prepare for these questions on dice and cubes as these are easy and scoring. One can expect at least one to two questions on cubes and dice in the recruitment exams except for banking exams where they are not asked much. Also questions are of fixed type with small changes in the values and a twist in the language. Candidates can use the tips given on this page along with the practice questions on cubes and dice to prepare well for the government exams.

Cube can be called as the 3-d shape of a square. It has 6 faces and all the 6 sides are equal. Dice is the cubic form with numbers or symbols written there on all its 6 faces. One way to prepare for reasoning questions on cubes and dice is to practise as much as one can. Subtopics under cubes & dice that should be learnt are as follows:-

Concept of cube cutting

Concept of cube painting

Finding a number or figure by comparing two or more cube positions

Converting opened figure into close dice or cube

### How to prepare for cubes & dice based questions?

Learn the conventional and observational approach to solve the questions of cubes.

Learn about the closed dice.

Learn about the opened dice and imagine the conversion of that into a closed dice.

Just imagine the things and apply the imagination into questions.

Do all the previously appeared problems related to the topic.

### Practice questions of Cubes and Dice

**Q 1. What is the maximum number of identical pieces a cube can cut into by 3 cuts?**

9

8

**(Correct)**4

6

7

**Q 2. What is the maximum number of identical pieces a cube can cut into by 4 cuts?**

10

12

18

5

16

**(Correct)**

**Q 3. What is the maximum number of identical pieces a cube can cut into by 5 cuts?**

29

20

18

**(Correct)**16

25

**Q 4. Each face of a cube is painted either white or black. In how many ways can a cube be painted?**

8

10

11

16

**(Correct)**12

**Q 5. What is the least number of cuts required to divide a cube into 125 identical pieces?**

6

8

10

12

**(Correct)**15

**Q 6. Choose the box that is similar to the box formed from the given sheet of paper (X).**

1 and 2 only

None of these

2 and 3 only

**(Correct)**1 and 4 only

2 and 4 only

**Q 7. Choose the box that is similar to the box formed from the given sheet of paper (X).**

1 and 4 only

**(Correct)**3 and 4 only

1 and 2 only

None of these

2 and 3 only

**Q 8. How many dots lie opposite to the face having three dots, when the given figure is folded to form a cube?**

3

4

5

6

**(Correct)**2

**Q 9. Choose the box that is similar to the box formed from the given sheet of paper (X).**

1 and 3 only (Correct)

1 and 4 only

None of these

3 and 4 only

2 and 4 only

**Q 10. Choose the box that is similar to the box formed from the given sheet of paper (X).**

1 and 2 only

2 and 3 only

None of these

1, 2, 3 and 4

**(Correct)**4 only

**Q 11. Choose the box that is similar to the box formed from the given sheet of paper (X).**

1 only

1 and 3 only

3 and 4 only

**(Correct)**None of these

1, 2, 3 and 4

**Q 12. Choose the box that is similar to the box formed from the given sheet of paper (X).**

1 only

2 only

**(Correct)**None of these

1, 2, 3 and 4 only

1 and 3 only

**Q 13. Choose the box that is similar to the box formed from the given sheet of paper (X).**

1 only

2 only

**(Correct)**3 only

None of these

4 only

**Q 14. Choose the box that is similar to the box formed from the given sheet of paper (X).**

1 only

**(Correct)**None of these

3 only

2 and 3 only

2 only

**Q 15. Choose the box that is similar to the box formed from the given sheet of paper (X).**

2 and 3 only

1, 3 and 4 only

**(Correct)**2 and 4 only

None of these

1 and 4 only

**Q 16. Observe the dots on a dice (one to six dots) in the following figures. How many dots are contained on the face opposite to that containing four dots?**

2

**(Correct)**3

1

Cannot be determined

6

**Q 17. Three different positions of a dice are shown below. How many dots lie opposite 2 dots?**

4

3

5

**(Correct)**6

1

**Q 18. The six faces of dice have been marked with alphabets A, B, C, D, E, and F respectively. This dice is rolled down three times. The three positions are shown as:**

Find the alphabet opposite A.

A

D

E

**(Correct)**F

C

**Q 19. Three positions of a dice are given. Based on them find out which number is found opposite the number 2 in the given cube.**

6

**(Correct)**5

4

1

3

**Q 20. A dice is thrown four times and its four different positions are shown below. Find the number on the face opposite the face showing 2.**

1

4

5

**(Correct)**6

3

**Q 21. What will be the number at the bottom, if 5 is at the top; the two positions of the dice being as given below:**

1

2

**(Correct)**3

5

6

**Q 22. If the total number of dots on opposite faces of a cubical block is always 7, find the figure which is correct.**

None of these

Fig.2

**(Correct)**Fig.3

Fig.4

Fig.1

**Q 23. Two positions of a block are given below. When 1 is at the top, which number will be at the bottom?**

2

1

4

6

**(Correct)**3

**Q 24. What number is opposite 3 in the figure shown below? The given two positions are of the same dice whose each surface bears a number among 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.**

2

4

5

**(Correct)**7

6

**Q 25. Two positions of a dice are shown below. Identify the number at the bottom when the top is '3'?**

2

4

5

**(Correct)**7

6