# What Are Cylinders? - Definition, Area & Volume

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### Which of the following is in the shape of a cylinder?

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### 2. What is the surface area of a cylinder with a height of 4 inches and a radius of 5 inches? (Use π in your calculations rather than 3.14)

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The properties of cylinders are important to be acquainted with in geometry, and this quiz/worksheet will help assess your understanding of them by letting you put your skills to the test with practice problems.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on questions and problems involving:

• The shape of cylinders
• Calculating the surface area of cylinders
• Calculating the volume of cylinders

## Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving the calculation of cylinder volume and surface area
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the shape of cylinders
• Making connections - use understanding of cylindrical properties to calculate multiple components of cylinders