Arch52a - Scale, Scale Factor

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Scale Quizzes & Trivia

Understanding Scale Factor, Model Space and Paper Space relationship, and commands/shortcuts


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is model space most used for?
    • A. 

      Drawing vector lines

    • B. 

      Plotting

  • 2. 
    What is Paper Space specifically used for?
    • A. 

      Drawing vector lines

    • B. 

      Plotting

  • 3. 
    What is the shortcut for SCALE command?
    • A. 

      SC

    • B. 

      S

  • 4. 
    What is SCALE FACTOR used for?
    • A. 

      It is used to scale a drawing in Model Space using a scale of choice. i.e. 1/4"=1'-0"

    • B. 

      It is used while in Paper Space to magnify a drawing through a model view window(MVIEW)

  • 5. 
    What are the most commonly used drawing sheet sizes?
    • A. 

      11"x14", 11"x17", 24"x36", 30"x44"

    • B. 

      8-1/2"x11", 11"x17", 22"x34", 30"x42"

    • C. 

      8-1/2"x11",11"x17",30"x44", 24"x36"

    • D. 

      30"x42"(ARCH E), 24"x36"(ARCH D), 18"x24"(ARCH C),11"x17"(ARCH B)

    • E. 

      B and C

  • 6. 
    What is the magic number used with SCALE FACTOR?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      1

  • 7. 
    In Model Space, SCALE FACTOR is a larger number.( i.e. 24, 48, or 96)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    In Paper Space, SCALE FACTOR is a fractional number followed by the letters xp. (i.e. 1/48xp, 1/24xp)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What is the SCALE FACTOR for 1/4"=1'-0" in Model Space?
    • A. 

      1/48xp

    • B. 

      48

  • 10. 
    What is the SCALE FACTOR for 1/8"=1'-0" in Model Space?
    • A. 

      96xp

    • B. 

      96

  • 11. 
    What is the command MV used for?
    • A. 

      It is used to to create a model view window in Model Space.

    • B. 

      It is used to to create a model view window in Paper Space.

  • 12. 
    Can you create a Model View window(MV) in Model Space?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 13. 
    Which of the following set of Scale Factors is used in the command:Z-C-(pick center point)(type scale factor)-P (to pan image)
    • A. 

      1,2,4,8,12,16,24,48,96,192,384

    • B. 

      1xp,1/2xp,1/4xp,1/8xp,1/12xp,1/16xp,1/24xp,1/48xp,1/96xp,1/192xp

  • 14. 
    Name all the architectural scales used in architectural drawings. The first is 12"=1'-0". Name the rest.