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# Drafting 2 Quiz 1

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What type of dimension line would you use to create an angular dimensioned object?
Angular dimension line.
What type of dimension line would you use to create a diameter dimension on a circular object?
Diameter dimension line.
What type of dimension line would you use to create a leader line with text attatched?
Leader dimension line.
What is the correct method to place mechanical text within dimensions?
The dimension text is within the line.
You are drawing a line using CAD and just typed @4<90", the line will be:
Drawn at an angle of 90 degrees.
If the printer is set to create vertical prints that is 8.5" wide by 11" high, it is set to:
Portrait mode.
If the printer is set to creat horizontal prints that us 11" wide by 8.5" high, it is set to:
Landscape mode.
A connected sequence of line or arc segments created as a single object is a(an):
Polyline.
"right justified" text will start at the beginning point and:
Extend toward the left.
All of the following can produce a hardcopy EXCEPT a:
Digitizer.
You are drawing a line using CAD and just typed @5.555<55", the line will be:
5.555 units long.
A connected sequence of lines which you can control and/or taper its thickness is a:
Polyline.
A smooth, irregular-shaped curve line that passes through a given set of points is a:
Spline.
The CAD command used to quickly change the color and type of a line is the:
Properties.
The CAD command used to fill an outlined area with a pattern is:
Hatch.
In CAD, there are two types of "Array" commands, "Rectangular" and:
Polar.
On a CAD drawing when you use the "scale" command to double the size of an object:
Specify a scale factor of "2".
Which CAD command would be the best way to go from example "A" to example "B"
+ ++++
A ++++
B
Array.
Which CAD command would be the best way to go from a shorter rectangle to an extended rectangle
Stretch.
Why is a BLOCK or SYMBOL usually drawn?
To save time, drawing space (byte file size) and regeneration time of drawing.
You are moving a CAD object and just typed "@0,4,0", you will move the object:
4 units along the X axis
A drawing is to be plotted on a 17" x 11" sheet of paper using a scale of 1"=10'-0". What should the upper right LIMITS be set at if the lower left LIMITS are 0,0? (with no border adjustment)
170', 110'
The dimensioning variable DIMSCALE applies an overall scale factor to all dimensioning variables having a numerical value. For a 1/8"= 1'-0" drawing you would set the dimscale to:
1:96.
Blocks are predefined symbol elements that can be entered with a single command. What is the command used to place blocks into a CAD drawing?
INSERT
Within a CAD drawing, what type of coordinates do you enter relative to the last point made?
Relative Coordinates.
Which of the following dimension scales would you set the plotter to, if you had a 1/4"=1'0" drawing?
1=48
When you "stretch" a CAD object that has already been dimensioned, the dimension:
Number(s) will automatically adjust to the new object size.
What scale would you send a CAD drawing out to the plotter, if you wanted a result of 1/8"=1'-0"
1=96.
In a CAD system, what type of coordinates are entered that always refer to the origin in the lower left corner of the screen?
Absolute coordinates.
What coordinates in a CAD system are entered as a distance and as an angle from the last entered point?
Polar coordinates.
What is the correct method used to place architectural text within dimensions?
The dimension text is placed above the line.
The CAD command used to construct the line shown below was:
X X
X X
X X
X
Spline.
If a drawing is to be scaled and plotted at 1/2"= 1'-0", what plotting scale would you set?
1=24.
What scale would you set 1 = 1 drawing to, when you send it out to the plot device?
Full- size
On a CAD drawing, to use the "mirror" command, you must specify the "mirror line":
Which defines the center axis of the object.
What scale are all CAD drawings created at, before they are sent to the plot device?
Not to scale
When using a CAD system, the three options for coordinate input are:
Absolute, Relative, Polar.
A paper copy of a CAD drawing is a:
Hardcopy.
When using a CAD system, 3-D coordinates are represented by:
X,Y,Z
When several lines are made into block/group, the lines become:
One object.
The CAD command that allows you to define several different lines as a single unit is the:
Block/Group.
Symmmetrical objects are most easily drawn when you use which CAD function?
Mirror/Image
You are moving an CAD object and just typed "@0,0,2", you will move the object:
2 units up the Z axis.
Symbols that can be recalled and inserted into a CAD drawing come from a:
Library.
Which CAD command is used to place symbols in storage?
Block/Library.
Which command places a previously defined block into a drawing?
The INSERT command
What value would you use to INSERT a MIRROR image of a previously defined block?
- 90
You are moving a CAD object and just typed "@ 0,0,-2", you will move the object:
2 units down the Z axis.
What type of dimension line would you use to create a horizontal dimension on an object?
Horizontal dimension line
What type of dimension line would you use to create a radial dimension on an arc?
Radius dimension line
What type of dimension line would you use to create an aligned dimensioned object?
Aligned dimension line
You are moving an CAD object and just typed "@-4,0,0", you will move the object:
4 units down.
Which coordinate system is identified by the note and illustration below?
5l /Y
4l /
3l /
2l /
1l /X
0l-------------------------------------
1 2 3 4 5
Polar
The absolute coordinates of point A are:
5|
4|
3|
2| +A
1|
0|________________________
1 2 3 4 5
3,2.
The WBLOCK command writes a block file. The purpose of this function is that:
WBLOCK writes a BLOCK as a new drawing file so it may be inserted as a drawing file.
Which coordinate system is identified by the note and illustration below?

5| /Y
4| /
3| /
2| /X
1|
0|_______________________
1 2 3 4 5
POINT X IS LOCATED AT 1,2 AND POINT Y CAN BE LOCATED BY THE COORDINATES 3,3.
Relative.
In CAD, a point is called a(an):
Node.
When using CAD, what is the most efficient way to produce the pattern shown below?
|
O
____O____|_____O____
|
O
|
Polar array
CAD uses a Cartesian coordinate system for locating points. How do you enter specific points into a CAD system?
You may use Absolute Coordinates, Relative Coordinates or Polar Coordinates to locate points.
When using coordinate angles in a CAD system, the < indicates an angle value of what Coordinate type?
The < indicates an angle value when using Polar coordinates
In a CAD system, the coordinates at the lower left corner of the screen are:
Located at an Absolute Coordinate value of 0,0,0
The EXPLODE command serves what type of purpose with both BLOCK and PLINE entities?
Explode splits a BLOCK and/or Pline into individual entities
A drawing is to be plotted on a 36" x 24" sheet of paper using a scale of 1/2 " = 1'-0". What should the upper right LIMITS be set to if the lower left LIMITS are set at 0,0? (With no border adjustment)
72',48'