Architectural Graphics Ch 1&2

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Architectural Graphics Ch 1&2

When you talk about architectural graphics it includes the techniques, methodologies, and graphic tools used in conveying architectural ideas. The quiz below is designed to see how much of chapter one and two of our course you remember so far. Give it a try and keep an eye out for the quiz on the next chapters.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Straightedges that have a short crosspiece at one end.
    • A. 

      T-Square

    • B. 

      Digital Stylus

    • C. 

      Technical Pen

    • D. 

      Parallel Rules

  • 2. 
    Rules equipped with  system of cables and pulleys that allow their straightedges to move across the drawing board only in a parallel manner.
    • A. 

      Digital Stylus

    • B. 

      T-Squares

    • C. 

      Parallel Rules

    • D. 

      Adjustable Triangle

  • 3. 
    Drafting aids used to guide the drawing of vertical lines and lines at specified angles.
    • A. 

      T-Square

    • B. 

      Technical pens

    • C. 

      Triangles

    • D. 

      Adjustable Triangles

  • 4. 
    This has a movable leg that is held in place with a thumbscrew and a scale for measuring angles.
    • A. 

      Adjustable Triangle

    • B. 

      Electronic Template

    • C. 

      Erasing Shield

    • D. 

      Digital Scale

  • 5. 
    This has cut-outs to guide the drawing of predetermined shapes.
    • A. 

      Template

    • B. 

      Electronic Template

    • C. 

      Metric Scale

    • D. 

      Film

  • 6. 
    Drawing and CAD programs have this for geometric shapes, furnishings, fixtures as well as user-determined elements.
    • A. 

      Template

    • B. 

      Board

    • C. 

      Adjustable Triangle

    • D. 

      Electronic Template

  • 7. 
    A tool essential for drawing large circles as well as circles of indeterminate radii.
    • A. 

      Protractor

    • B. 

      Compass

    • C. 

      Template

    • D. 

      French Curve

  • 8. 
    What guides the drawing of irregular curves through a series of points.
    • A. 

      Compass

    • B. 

      Protractor

    • C. 

      French Curve

    • D. 

      Template

  • 9. 
    Semicircular instrument for measuring and plotting angles.
    • A. 

      Compass

    • B. 

      Protractor

    • C. 

      French Curve

    • D. 

      Ruler

  • 10. 
    A tool with cutouts of various shapes and sizes to confine the area of a drawing to be erased.
    • A. 

      Eraser

    • B. 

      Erasing Shield

    • C. 

      Compass

    • D. 

      Template

  • 11. 
    A tool with graduations along its edges so that scale drawings can be measured directly in feet and inches.
    • A. 

      Ruler

    • B. 

      Template

    • C. 

      Architect's Scale

    • D. 

      Digital Scale

  • 12. 
    A tool with one or more sets of graduated and numbered spaces, each set eing divided into 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, or 60 parts to the inch.
    • A. 

      Ruler

    • B. 

      Architect's Scale

    • C. 

      Metric Scale

    • D. 

      Engineer's Scale

  • 13. 
    A tool consisting of one or more sets of graduated and numbered spaces, each set establishing a proportion of one millimeter to a specified number of millimeters.
    • A. 

      Ruler

    • B. 

      Architect's Scale

    • C. 

      Engineer's Scale

    • D. 

      Metric Scale

  • 14. 
    Paper characterized by transparency, whiteness, and tooth or surface grain.
    • A. 

      Vellum

    • B. 

      Bond

    • C. 

      Tracing

    • D. 

      Drafting

  • 15. 
    Inexpensive, lightweight tissue available in white, cream, and yellow or buff color. Lightweight, only for soft leads or markers.
    • A. 

      Vellum

    • B. 

      Tracing

    • C. 

      Sketch-Grade Tracing

    • D. 

      Drafting

  • 16. 
    This paper, with 100% rag content is stable, translucent and erasable; may be used for finished drawings.
    • A. 

      Vellum

    • B. 

      Bond

    • C. 

      Sketch-Grade Tracing

    • D. 

      Tracing

  • 17. 
    A clear, polyester film that is durable, dimensionally stable, and translucent enough for clear reproductions and overlay work.
    • A. 

      Vellum

    • B. 

      Tracing

    • C. 

      Drafting Film

    • D. 

      Sketch-Grade Tracing

  • 18. 
    Paper facing laminated to a cardboard backing.
    • A. 

      Vellum

    • B. 

      Tracing Paper

    • C. 

      Drafting Film

    • D. 

      Illustration Board

  • 19. 
    The quintessential element of architectural drawing.
    • A. 

      Technical Pencil

    • B. 

      Tracing Paper

    • C. 

      A Line

    • D. 

      A Ruler

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