Are You Ready To Implement Civil 3D?

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Autodesk Quizzes & Trivia

This 12 question quiz will help you to think about if you are ready to get into Civil 3D. Please have fun with this and don't use this as a replacement for talking with colleagues and your friendly neighborhood AutoDesk reseller. The results are all anonymous.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How would you rate your current AutoCAD skills? (be honest)
    • A. 

      I'm awesome! I've tweaked my CUI, have even created some action macros & scripts. My coworkers come to me with CAD questions.

    • B. 

      Pretty darn good. I use paperspace to plot, understand annotation scaling and feel very comfortable in CAD.

    • C. 

      Um. Now that I'm seeing the criteria for good, I guess I could use a little help. I use it but I'm not up to speed on the latest bells and whistles.

    • D. 

      AutoCAD huh? Well, I'm ok with Microstation (or Intellicad).

    • E. 

      AutoCAD?! That stuff is for "the office people."

  • 2. 
    Have you ever used a tablet with a puck instead of a mouse?
    • A. 

      Whu? / I think my grandpa had one...

    • B. 

      Oh, nostalgia! I remember those days. Glad they are over.

    • C. 

      Those were awesome - I miss mine.

    • D. 

      You'll pry my tablet from my cold, dead hands!

  • 3. 
    What parts of Civil 3D do you see you / your company using?
    • A. 

      A little bit of everything: survey, transportation, grading, parcels, surface modeling and pipes.

    • B. 

      Probably one or two areas like transportation & pipes.

    • C. 

      I'm not sure what parts of it I'll use yet.

    • D. 

      I'll probably end up exploding everything and using the base AutoCAD portion.

  • 4. 
    What percentage of the time do you spend working on computer drafting tasks now?
    • A. 

      Most of the time. I'm always drafting.

    • B. 

      It's between 30%-75% of my job.

    • C. 

      Once or twice a month, and/or only during cold weather months.

    • D. 

      Bah, CAD is for wussies.

  • 5. 
    What attitude best matches your feelings about new technology?
    • A. 

      Bring it on! I love learning at new tools that can make my job better/faster.

    • B. 

      When approached the right way, it is a good thing.

    • C. 

      It scares me, but I guess I'll live with it if the company says so.

    • D. 

      "If it ain't broke don't fix it."

  • 6. 
    How do you listen to music?
    • A. 

      I have a smart phone and download music to it.

    • B. 

      My iPOD/Zune/Satellite radio.

    • C. 

      How is this even relevant?

    • D. 

      Victrola.

  • 7. 
    How much do you like your current Civil design software?
    • A. 

      We're just using base CAD for all drafting and design.

    • B. 

      This dinosaur? Ugh. I hate it.

    • C. 

      It is ok, but my clients/consultants are all on Civil 3D, so I want to conform.

    • D. 

      I'm really good at it and like it a lot.

    • E. 

      Design software? You mean vellum and a mechanical eraser?

  • 8. 
    What is your current OS?
    • A. 

      What's an OS?

    • B. 

      Windows XP (32 or 64 bit)

    • C. 

      Windows 7 64-bit

    • D. 

      Windows Vista 32-bit

    • E. 

      Windows 7 32-bit

    • F. 

      Windows Vista 64-bit

    • G. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Do you like to learn new things?
    • A. 

      I'm always open to learning.

    • B. 

      When I have time, yes.

    • C. 

      Grumble grumble grumble

    • D. 

      Is this a trick question?

  • 10. 
    Are you willing to change the way you do your work if the software you use encouraged you to change your workflow?
    • A. 

      The only constant in life is change.

    • B. 

      We are totally open to changing and improving our workflow.

    • C. 

      Wait...what kind of change are we talking about here?

    • D. 

      Who do these software people think they are?

  • 11. 
    Pick one: (don't read anything into it - just pick the first one that strikes your fancy)
    • A. 

      Boxers

    • B. 

      Briefs

    • C. 

      Commando

    • D. 

      Ladies underwear

  • 12. 
    How much RAM does your computer have?
    • A. 

      More than 6 gigs.

    • B. 

      4 to 6 gigs of RAM.

    • C. 

      Less than 4 gigs.

    • D. 

      Not sure...what does a Tandy generally come with?