Cube and Dice questions are a very important component of competitive exams including** ****TOFEL****, ****RRB****, ****MBA****, ****Bank PO****, **and **CA**. A cube, sometimes known as a “regular hexahedron,” is a three-dimensional solid object bordered by six square faces or surfaces. Dice, on the other hand, are cuboidal or cubical devices with embedded numbers, symbols, or figures. Dice are used in games like ludo, craps, and other non-gambling activities. Many questions of different kinds using Cube and Dice logic are frequently asked. The main concepts of the Cube and Dice reasoning part, as well as solved examples, practice questions, and other helpful hints, will all be covered in this article.

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## What are Cube and Dice Questions?

A cube is a three-dimensional figure that can only be constructed from squares. A square becomes a cube when its height is equal to one of its sides. Die/Dice is a three-dimensional figure that displays various numbers, letters, colors, and other symbols on each of its six sides or faces. It has twelve edges and eight corners. A dice has length, breadth, and height that are all equal.

As of right now, we are aware of the questions that make up the portion on cube and dice reasoning. Let’s understand each of the many question types that could appear in your exams:.

**1. Single-dice problem-based reasoning:** In this kind of cube and dice reasoning, questions about a single die will be asked.

**2. Problem-based on Two or more Dice**: Two or more dice-related problems will be asked in this kind of cube and dice reasoning.

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## How to Solve Cube and Dice Questions – Tips and Tricks

Various tips and tricks for answering the Cube and Dice reasoning section questions are provided below for candidates.

S.No | Description |

1 | In a cube, the length, width, and height are equal. A cube has six surfaces, twelve edges, and eight corners. |

2 | A cuboid differs from a cube in that its length and breadth may not be the same as its height. |

3 | There are two types of dice: Ordinary Dice and Standard Dice. |

4 | In a standard dice, opposite sides add up to 7. |

5 | In a standard dice, specific numbers are opposite each other: 6 is opposite to 1, 5 is opposite to 2, and 4 is opposite to 3. |

6 | In an ordinary dice, the sum of any two numbers on adjacent surfaces is equal to 7. |

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## Practice Set on Cube and Dice Questions

**1. Which symbol will be on the face opposite to the face with the symbol *?**

A)@

B)$

C)8

D)+

**2. Two positions of dice are shown below. How many points will appear on the opposite to the face containing 5 points?**

A)3

B)1

C)2

D)4

**3. Which digit will appear on the face opposite to the face with the number 4?**

A)3

B)5

C)6

D)2/3

**4. Two positions of a dice are shown below. Which number will appear on the face opposite to the face with the number 5?**

A)2/6

B)2

C)6

D)4

**5. How many points will be on the face opposite to in face which contains 2 points?**

A)1

B)5

C)4

D)6

**6. What is the total number of faces in a standard cube?**

A) 4

B) 6

C) 8

D) 12

**7. How many vertices does a cube have?**

A) 4

B) 6

C) 8

D) 12

**8. What is the shape of a standard six-faced dice?**

A) Cube

B) Cylinder

C) Sphere

D) Pyramid

**9. What is the sum of numbers on opposite faces of a standard dice?**

A) 6

B) 7

C) 12

D) 14

**10. When a cube is unfolded, how many faces share a common edge?**

A) 1

B) 2

C) 3

D) 4

**11. What is the angle between any two adjacent faces of a cube?**

A) 60 degrees

B) 90 degrees

C) 120 degrees

D) 180 degrees

**12. How many edges does a cube have?**

A) 4

B) 6

C) 8

D) 12

**13. Which of the following statements is true about the faces of a cube?**

A) All faces are congruent

B) Opposite faces are congruent

C) Adjacent faces are congruent

D) None of the above

**14. When a standard dice are rolled, what is the probability of getting an odd number?**

A) 1/2

B) 1/3

C) 1/6

D) 2/3

**15. What is the minimum number of moves required to solve a standard Rubik’s Cube?**

A) 9

B) 12

C) 15

D) 20

**16. Which of the following is true about the diagonals of a cube?**

A) All diagonals are equal in length

B) There are no diagonals in a cube

C) Diagonals connecting opposite vertices are equal in length

D) Diagonals connecting opposite edges are equal in length

**17. What is the volume of a cube with a side length of 5 units?**

A) 15 cubic units

B) 25 cubic units

C) 125 cubic units

D) 150 cubic units

**18. What is the surface area of a cube with a side length 4 units?**

A) 16 square units

B) 24 square units

C) 32 square units

D) 64 square units

**19. If the numbers on two faces of a standard dice are added, what is the probability of getting a sum of 7?**

A) 1/6

B) 1/3

C) 1/4

D) 1/2

**20. How many types of diagonals does a cube have?**

A) 2

B) 3

C) 4

D) 6

**21. If a cube has a volume of 64 cubic units, what is the length of one side?**

A) 2 units

B) 4 units

C) 6 units

D) 8 units

**22. What is the shape of the faces of a standard dice?**

A) Triangle

B) Rectangle

C) Square

D) Circle

**23. How many faces of a cube meet at each vertex?**

A) 2

B) 3

C) 4

D) 6

**24. What is the maximum possible sum of the numbers on two faces of a standard dice?**

A) 6

B) 7

C) 12

D) 14

**25. What is the minimum possible sum of the numbers on two faces of a standard dice?**

A) 1

B) 2

C) 3

D) 4

**26. How many squares are there on the surface of a standard cube?**

A) 4

B) 6

C) 8

D) 12

**27. What is the shape of the cross-section when a cube is sliced by a plane parallel to one of its faces?**

A) Square

B) Rectangle

C) Triangle

D) Circle

**28. What is the total number of edges in a standard dice?**

A) 6

B) 8

C) 12

D) 24

**29. If a cube is painted on all its faces and then cut into smaller cubes of equal size, how many of the smaller cubes will have paint on exactly two faces?**

A) 1

B) 4

C) 8

D) 16

**30. Which of the following is true about the angles between adjacent faces of a cube?**

A) All angles are acute

B) All angles are obtuse

C) There are both acute and obtuse angles

D) All angles are right angles

**31. What is the sum of the numbers on three faces of a standard dice if they are adjacent to each other?**

A) 10

B) 11

C) 12

D) 13

**32. How many lines of symmetry does a cube have?**

A) 1

B) 2

C) 3

D) 4

**33. What is the shape of the cross-section when a cube is sliced by a plane passing through one vertex and the midpoints of two opposite edges?**

A) Triangle

B) Square

C) Rectangle

D) Pentagon

**34. If a cube has a surface area of 96 square units, what is the length of one side?**

A) 3 units

B) 4 units

C) 6 units

D) 8 units

**35. How many right angles are formed at the intersection of three faces of a cube?**

A) 2

B) 3

C) 4

D) 6

**36. A cube is painted blue on all faces and is then cut into 125 cubes of equal sizes.**

**How many cubes are not painted on any faces?**

A) 8

B) 16

C) 27

D) 36

**37. Three opposite different faces of a cube are painted with three different colors – black, yellow, and white. This cube is then cut into 216 smaller but identical cubes. Answer the below questions:**

A) Number of small cubes that have exactly three faces painted.

B) How many cubes have two faces painted?

C) How many cubes have only one face painted?

D) What is the number of cubes that have no face painted?

**38. Each of the six different faces of a cube has been coated with a different color i.e. V I B G Y and O. The Following information is given: (UPSC 2015)**

1) Colours Y O and B are on adjacent faces.

2) Colours I G and Y are on adjacent faces.

3)Colours B G and Y are on adjacent faces.

4) Colours O V and B are on adjacent faces.

Which is the color of the face opposite to the face colored with “O”?

A) B

B)V

C) G

D) I

**39. A cuboid has six sides of different colors. The red side is opposite to the black. The blue side is adjacent to the white. The brown side is adjacent to the blue. The red side is face down. Which one of the following would be the opposite of brown? (UPSC 2010)**

A) Red

B) Black

C) White

D) Blue

**40. Six faces of a cube are numbered from 1 to 6, each face carrying one different number. Further,**

1) The face 2 is opposite to the face 6.

2) The face 1 is opposite to the face 5.

3) The face 3 is between the face 1 and the face 5

4) The face 4 is adjacent to the face 2.

Which one of the following is correct?

A) The face 2 is adjacent to the face 3

B) The face 6 is between the face 2 and the face 4

C) The face 1 is between the face 5 and the face 6

D) None of the above

**Answer Key for Above Questions**

1.B | 11.C | 22.B | 33.C |

2.C | 12.C | 23.B | 34.B |

3.A | 13.B | 24.A | 35.A |

4.B | 14.C | 25.C | 36.A |

5.C | 15.B | 26.C | 37.C |

6.B | 16.D | 27.D | 38.D |

7.D | 17.C | 28.C | 39.A |

8. A | 18. B | 29.C | 40.B |

9. C | 19. C | 30.A | |

10.D | 20.B | 31.C | |

11 | 21.B | 32.C |

## FAQs

**How do you solve dice and cube questions?**

Dice and cube questions typically involve visualizing and analyzing patterns on dice or cubes to deduce relationships or solve problems using logical reasoning.

**What is cubes and dice in IQ?**

Cubes and dice are types of non-verbal reasoning questions often found in IQ tests. They assess spatial intelligence and logical thinking by presenting patterns on cubes or dice for interpretation.

**How many types of dice are there?**

There are typically two types of dice: standard six-sided dice, commonly used in games and gambling, and non-standard dice with varying numbers of sides, shapes, or symbols for specialized purposes.

**What is standard dice?**

Standard dice refer to six-sided dice commonly used in games and gambling, featuring numbers 1 through 6 on each face, with opposite faces totaling 7.

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