11 Plus Spatial Reasoning

3D Shapes - topdown 2D views

With this type of question you are given an image of a 3D shape (on the left) which is constructed with several cubes. To the right of the 3D shape are four 2D images
labelled 'a' to 'd' which are the possible answers.

You are required to determine which of the 2D images correctly shows what the 3D shape would look like if viewed from above.


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NVR Spatial topdown 2D views worksheet

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