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Definition of Oblique

The lines that are drawn at an angle (not 900) to the horizon are called Oblique Lines.

More About Oblique

  • Oblique lines are neither vertical nor horizontal.

Example of Oblique

    The above figure shows a triangle being cut by an oblique line.

Video Examples: How to Solve Oblique Word Problems

Solved Example on Oblique Prism

Ques: Identify the oblique lines from the figures shown.

    A. Figure 1
    B. Figure 2
    C. Figure 3
    D. Figure 4
    Correct Answer: A


    Step 1: Here, the lines in figure 1 are neither vertical nor horizontal.
    Step 2: So, the lines in figure 1 are oblique lines.

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