Engineering Drawing Trivia Questions

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Engineering Drawing Trivia Questions

Are you looking for some Engineering Drawing Trivia Questions to refresh your memory on what you have learned in your classes? This quiz is exactly what you need to ensure that what you learned remains fresh even after the exam is done. Do give it a try and be sure to check out others just like it. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Drawings can be completed manually or with a CAD system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Drawings provide a good way to describe design ideas that are hard to describe in words.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A line is sketched by making a series of short, overlapping strokes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Drafting is frequently called the “language of industry.”
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Chp-3   Object lines indicate visible edges of an object.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A T-square provides a vertical baseline for the drawing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A soft pencil is best suited for producing sharp lines on a drawing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A full-size metric scale is used to make drawings at a scale of 1:1.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Ergonomics is the science of adapting the workstation to fit the needs of the drafter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    As a rule, when making a multiview drawing, the view selected as the side view should show the most visible features of the object.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Drawings made in mechanical drafting are most commonly dimensioned in fractional inches.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Dimensions are placed horizontally and read from the bottom of the drawing in the unidirectional dimensioning system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Dimension lines are drawn to the same weight as object lines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Iews show interior features as object lines rather than hidden lines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Dimension lines in pictorial views are drawn parallel to the pictorial planes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
     An elevation drawing shows the front, rear, and side views of a house.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Chp-24    Windows and doors on a floor plan are dimensioned to their centers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The square foot method provides a way to determine the size of a home that can be built based on the money available
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The purpose of architectural plans is to provide all of the information needed to construct a modern building.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    27. Chp-2    A(n) ____ is responsible for planning and designing structures.
    • A. 

      Architect c. technical illustrator teacher d. tool designer Architect

    • B. 

      Teacher

    • C. 

      Technical Illustrator

    • D. 

      Tool designer

  • 21. 
    A drafting trainee ____.
    • A. 

      Redraws or repairs damaged drawings and makes simple detail drawings

    • B. 

      Prepares working drawings from specifications, sketches, and rough designs

    • C. 

      Supervises other drafters

    • D. 

      All of the above and below.

  • 22. 
       Engineers ____.
    • A. 

      Provide technical and managerial leadership in industry and government

    • B. 

      Are responsible for the design and development of new products

    • C. 

      Plan structures and highways

    • D. 

      All of the above and below.

  • 23. 
    Chp-7   The absolute coordinate (2,-2) is located in the ____ quadrant of the XY drawing plane in the Cartesian coordinate system.
    • A. 

      Lower left

    • B. 

      Lower right

    • C. 

      Upper left

    • D. 

      Upper right

  • 24. 
    Chp-7   The ____ command is used to lengthen a line to meet an edge.
    • A. 

      Extend

    • B. 

      Move

    • C. 

      Scale

    • D. 

      Trim

  • 25. 
    Chp-7  The Fillet command is used for ____.
    • A. 

      Drawing chamfers

    • B. 

      Drawing rounds

    • C. 

      Mirroring objects

    • D. 

      Scaling objects