Quiz: Introduction To Engineering Design Questions

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Quiz: Introduction To Engineering Design Questions

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following disciplines involves the complex analysis, design, and development of solutions to technical problems?
    • A. 

      Mathematics

    • B. 

      Engineering

    • C. 

      Science

    • D. 

      Medicine

  • 2. 
    A designer will often keep _________________ of his or her best work to show off to prospective clients.
    • A. 

      A VHS tape

    • B. 

      A portfolio

    • C. 

      A design brief

    • D. 

      An engineer's notebook

  • 3. 
    The shape pictured below is called ________________
    • A. 

      A circle

    • B. 

      An ellipse

    • C. 

      A spline

    • D. 

      A parallelogram

  • 4. 
    The hand-written messages on the fire truck sketch below are examples of ____________.
    • A. 

      Annotations

    • B. 

      Tolerances

    • C. 

      Thumbnails

    • D. 

      Design briefs

  • 5. 
    __________ is a type of drawing that is done freehand and without the use of drawing tools.
    • A. 

      Computer-Aided Design

    • B. 

      Sketching

    • C. 

      Prototyping

    • D. 

      Isometric

  • 6. 
    The image below is referred to as a ____________________.
    • A. 

      Pie chart

    • B. 

      Line chart

    • C. 

      Column chart

    • D. 

      Bar graph

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Column Chart

    • B. 

      Pie Chart

    • C. 

      Line Graph

    • D. 

      Bar Graph

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Prototype

    • B. 

      Inventor Assembly

    • C. 

      Conceptual Model

    • D. 

      Appearance Model

  • 9. 
    A full-size clay model of a new car body design would be considered a _______________.
    • A. 

      Prototype

    • B. 

      Mock-up

    • C. 

      Conceptual model

    • D. 

      Mathematical model

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Sketch Plane

    • B. 

      Revolve

    • C. 

      Origin

    • D. 

      Work Plane

  • 11. 
    The one (1) inch diameter THRU hole dimension shown on the drawing below represents the ______________ dimension.
    • A. 

      A datum

    • B. 

      A size

    • C. 

      A location

    • D. 

      An aligned

  • 12. 
    Study the image. The section lines in regions A and C in the front view of the drawing indicate __________________.
    • A. 

      The cutting plane contacts material only in regions A and C.

    • B. 

      The cutting plane contacts material only in region B.

    • C. 

      That regions A and C are hollow.

    • D. 

      That regions A and C are finished surfaces.

  • 13. 
    _____________ often take the form of dimensions, symbols, or notes that are added to a drawing to provide details and give clarity.
    • A. 

      Auxiliaries

    • B. 

      Annotations

    • C. 

      Schematics

    • D. 

      Sections

  • 14. 
    Which figure below contains a multiview drawing that is associated with the isometric pictorial in the center?
    • A. 

      Figure 1

    • B. 

      Figure 2

    • C. 

      Figure 3

    • D. 

      Figure 4

  • 15. 
    When a professional delivers a formal presentation, he or she should _______________.
    • A. 

      Dress informally.

    • B. 

      Read the contents of each slide to the audience

    • C. 

      Maintain eye contact with the audience.

    • D. 

      Speak in a monotone voce.

  • 16. 
    Graphs, charts, mock-ups, prototypes, and computer graphics represent what type of presentation aid?
    • A. 

      PowerPoint

    • B. 

      CAD

    • C. 

      Written Documentation

    • D. 

      Visual

  • 17. 
    What kind of line is 1.1?
    • A. 

      Extension Line

    • B. 

      Object Line

    • C. 

      Hidden Line

    • D. 

      Center Line

  • 18. 
    What kind of line is 1.2?
    • A. 

      Extension Line

    • B. 

      Dimension Line

    • C. 

      Object Line

    • D. 

      Section Line

  • 19. 
    What kind of line is 1.3?
    • A. 

      Extension Line

    • B. 

      Object Line

    • C. 

      Hidden Line

    • D. 

      Center Line

  • 20. 
    What kind of line is 1.4?
    • A. 

      Extension Line

    • B. 

      Object Line

    • C. 

      Hidden Line

    • D. 

      Center Line

  • 21. 
    What kind of line is 1.5?
    • A. 

      Leader Line

    • B. 

      Section Line

    • C. 

      Dimension Line

    • D. 

      Construction Line

  • 22. 
    What kind of line is 1.6?
    • A. 

      Object Line

    • B. 

      Center Line

    • C. 

      Hidden Line

    • D. 

      Construction Line

  • 23. 
    What is the height from the base of the part to the center of the .250 diameter hole?
  • 24. 
    What is the depth of the .250 diameter hole?
  • 25. 
    What is the overall width of the part?
  • 26. 
    What is the overall height of the part?
  • 27. 
    During which step of the design process would a design brief be written?
    • A. 

      Identify Problem

    • B. 

      Generate Concepts

    • C. 

      Develop a Solution

    • D. 

      Evaluate a Solution

  • 28. 
    Which of the following is a design element? (Think about what exactly is a specific element of an object. What do ALL objects have in this case?)
    • A. 

      Emphaisis

    • B. 

      Balance

    • C. 

      Rhythm

    • D. 

      Color

  • 29. 
    Circles and arcs that share the same center point are _____________________.
    • A. 

      Colinear

    • B. 

      Coincident

    • C. 

      Concentric

    • D. 

      Tangent

  • 30. 
    Of the pictorial sketches pictured below, which one is an Isometric Sketch?
    • A. 

      Figure 1

    • B. 

      Figure 2

    • C. 

      Figure 3

    • D. 

      Figure 4

  • 31. 
    The list below shows the amount of time that it took for four students to solve a puzzle. What was the average time to solve the puzzle? (convert minutes to seconds and then back!)Amy - 5 minutes 0 secondsBob - 4 minutes 32 secondsTeresa - 3 minutes 21 secondsJim - 2 minutes 58 seconds
    • A. 

      2 minutes 58 seconds

    • B. 

      3 minutes 58 seconds

    • C. 

      5 minutes 0 seconds

    • D. 

      15 minutes 51 seconds

  • 32. 
    If an entire automobile was modeled as a 3D CAD assembly, which of the following would most likely be a subassembly instead of a normal part? (a subassembly is a smaller assembly inside a bigger one)
    • A. 

      A windshield

    • B. 

      A rubber tire

    • C. 

      An engine

    • D. 

      A coil spring

  • 33. 
    Which figure below could result in the greatest amount of overall width variation if the tolerance for each dimension is +/-0.02 inch? (Think, which chain dimensioning method is considered the worst?)
    • A. 

      Figure 1

    • B. 

      Figure 2

    • C. 

      Figure 3

    • D. 

      Figure 4

  • 34. 
    Which of the following is concerned with the containment and protection of a product during shipping, commercial display, and sale? (No, it's not a trick question, it's an easy one, don't overthink it)
    • A. 

      Packaging

    • B. 

      Computer Integrated Manufacturing

    • C. 

      Mass Property Analysis

    • D. 

      Finite Element Analysis

  • 35. 
    Which figure below contains an auxiliary view? (That's an extra view that covers a specific cutout of the object)
    • A. 

      Figure 1

    • B. 

      Figure 2

    • C. 

      Figure 3

    • D. 

      Figure 4

  • 36. 
    ___________ part model will change its size automatically to accommodate the dimensional changes of parts to which it is constrained in an assembly model. (No trick here, it's what you think it should be)
    • A. 

      An adaptive

    • B. 

      A revolved

    • C. 

      A grounded

    • D. 

      A base

  • 37. 
    Which of the following processes involves gathering and analyzing statistical information on a manufactured product to verify that it conforms to pre-determined standards and specifications? (Think about it, it's the obvious choice)
    • A. 

      Just In Time Manufacturing

    • B. 

      Quality Control

    • C. 

      Cost Analysis

    • D. 

      Computer numerical Control

  • 38. 
    Which figure below represents the most complete and appropriately dimensioned multiview drawing?
    • A. 

      Figure 1

    • B. 

      Figure 2

    • C. 

      Figure 3

    • D. 

      Figure 4

  • 39. 
    A structural engineer must calculate the cost of shipping all of the steel truss members for a bridge based only on their combined weight. The sizes and shapes of the truss members vary. What measurement does he need in order to perform this calculation?
    • A. 

      Mass

    • B. 

      Center of Gravity

    • C. 

      Principal Axes

    • D. 

      Volume

    • E. 

      Moments of Inertia

    • F. 

      Surface Area

  • 40. 
    The Acme Glue Company is designing a new cartoon style glue bottle that is targeted for elementary school users. Acme needs to make sure that the new bottle design will hold at least 4 ounces of glue. What measurement is needed to determine if the bottle will hold the glue?
    • A. 

      Mass

    • B. 

      Center of Gravity

    • C. 

      Principal Axes

    • D. 

      Volume

    • E. 

      Moments of Inertia

    • F. 

      Surface Area

  • 41. 
    Read the narrative below. Select the best answer that indicates which phase of the design process is being described in the statement.Narrative: TCD Design Incorporated has just signed a contract to create a new keyless entry system that is based on fingerprint  verification technology. The design team, led by Ms. Jennifer Taylor, has eight months to design, test, and deliver the system to the client.Statement: Jennifer schedules a meeting between her design team and several representatives from the client company to discuss the project constraints and to write up a design brief.
    • A. 

      Define Problem

    • B. 

      Generate Concepts

    • C. 

      Develop a Solution

    • D. 

      Construct and Test a Prototype

    • E. 

      Evaluate Solution

    • F. 

      Present Solution

  • 42. 
    Read the narrative below. Select the best answer that indicates which phase of the design process is being described in the statement.Narrative: TCD Design Incorporated has just signed a contract to create a new keyless entry system that is based on fingerprint  verification technology. The design team, led by Ms. Jennifer Taylor, has eight months to design, test, and deliver the system to the client.Statement: The team demonstrates the final design prototype to the client and delivers a detailed technical report.
    • A. 

      Define Problem

    • B. 

      Generate Concepts

    • C. 

      Develop a Solution

    • D. 

      Construct and Test Prototype

    • E. 

      Evaluate Solution

    • F. 

      Present Solution

  • 43. 
    • A. 

      Datum Dimensioning

    • B. 

      Chain Dimensioning

    • C. 

      Aligned Dimensioning

  • 44. 
    Read the narrative below. Select the best answer that indicates which phase of the design process is being described in the statement.Narrative: TCD Design Incorporated has just signed a contract to create a new keyless entry system that is based on fingerprint  verification technology. The design team, led by Ms. Jennifer Taylor, has eight months to design, test, and deliver the system to the client.Statement: The team creates a decision-making matrix to compare the ideas that the design team has generated and narrows down the list of possible solutions to pursue.
    • A. 

      Identify Problem

    • B. 

      Generate Concepts

    • C. 

      Develop a Solution

    • D. 

      Construct and Test a Prototype

    • E. 

      Evaluate Solution

    • F. 

      Present Solution

  • 45. 
    • A. 

      Data Collection

    • B. 

      Innovation

    • C. 

      Brainstorming

    • D. 

      Design Process

  • 46. 
    Identify the sketch type shown below.
    • A. 

      Two Point Perspective

    • B. 

      Isometric

    • C. 

      Oblique

    • D. 

      One Point Perspective

  • 47. 
    The most common view used in 3 view, orthographic settings are 
    • A. 

      Front, Top, Left

    • B. 

      Top, Front, Bottom

    • C. 

      Front, Top, Right

    • D. 

      Front, Left, Right

  • 48. 
     
    • A. 

      Blind Hole

    • B. 

      Counterbore

    • C. 

      Spotface

    • D. 

      Countersink

  • 49. 
    • A. 

      Aligned

    • B. 

      Alternate

    • C. 

      Datum

    • D. 

      Chain

  • 50. 
    • A. 

      Datum

    • B. 

      Aligned

    • C. 

      Baseline

    • D. 

      Chain