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Lesson 5.4: Determining the Surface Area of Cylinders



 1. 

The surface area of a cylinder is
a.
the height of the cylinder
b.
the amount of material it takes to fill the cylinder
c.
the amount of material it takes to make a cylinder
d.
the distance around the side of the cylinder plus the distance around the top of the cylinder
 

 2. 

The surface area of a cylinder is made up of  ______  parts.
a.
3
b.
4
c.
1
d.
2
 

 3. 

The net of a cylinder is composed of
a.
2 circles
c.
2 rectangles and 1 circle
b.
2 circles and 1 rectangle
d.
1 rectangle
 

 4. 

The surface area of a cylinder is equal to 
a.
the area of the top
b.
the area of the curved surface
c.
the area of the top and the area of the base
d.
the area of the top and the area of the base and the area of the curved surface
 

 5. 

Calculate the surface area of the cylinder shown. Round your answer to the nearest square centimetre.
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a.
402 cm2
b.
704 cm2
c.
603 cm2
d.
407 cm2
 

 6. 

Calculate the surface area of the cylinder, given the net of the cylinder. Round your answer to one decimal place.
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a.
871.8 cm2
b.
475.3 cm2
c.
347.5 cm2
d.
734.5 cm2
 

 7. 

Three identical tennis balls each with a diameter of 8 cm are stacked in a cylindrical container. The company want to determine the cost of making the container. The company needs to determine the:
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a.
volume of the tennis balls
c.
mass of the tennis balls
b.
volume of the cylindrical container
d.
surface area of the cylindrical container
 

 8. 

Determine the surface area of the container that holds the tennis balls from question 7.
a.
704 cm2
b.
502.7 cm2
c.
653.5 cm2
d.
720.5 cm2
 

 9. 

A large cylindrical storage tank, which sits on the ground, need to be painted. Josh needs to determine how much paint to buy. The circumference of the tank is 45 m and the height is 35 m.
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What does Josh need to find in order to determine how much paint to buy?
a.
the area of the curved surface
b.
the area of the top and the area of the curved surface
c.
the area of the top, the area of the bottom, and the area of the curved surface
d.
the area of the top and the area of the bottom
 

 10. 

Refer to the problem in question 9. Determine how many cans of paint Josh must purchase if each can of paint covers 25 m2. Give your answer to the nearest whole can of paint.
a.
70 cans
b.
736 cans
c.
258 cans
d.
84 cans
 



 
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