Mechanical Drafting Exam Solidworks

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This is a test on drafting techniques and the Solidworks Program.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To begin drawing a new object in Solidworks you must go through the following sequence.
    • A. 

      Select File>New>Part

    • B. 

      Select File>New>Drawing

    • C. 

      Select File>Open>Part

    • D. 

      Select File>Open>Drawing

    • E. 

      Select File>Part>Open

  • 2. 
    The Sketches Tab has all of the following tools except which one?
    • A. 

      Line

    • B. 

      Extrude

    • C. 

      Smart Dimension

    • D. 

      Circular Pattern

    • E. 

      Text

  • 3. 
    To begin a sketch in Solidworks the first thing you must do is?
    • A. 

      Dimension the lines

    • B. 

      Lay out a faint line before darkening in it in.

    • C. 

      Create a set of points that the lines will go through

    • D. 

      Select the plane that you will draw on.

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 4. 
    To what should your first sketch be referenced to?
    • A. 

      There is no object present to reference it to

    • B. 

      Origin

    • C. 

      Axis

    • D. 

      Center line

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Type in the coordinates for each point based off of the X, y, z coordinates.

    • B. 

      Put in a note the description of the object you are trying to make

    • C. 

      Place enough dimensions on the sketch so that no point could move away from its present location.

    • D. 

      Place as many dimensions on the sketch that could be possible no matter if the dimension is driven or not.

    • E. 

      Identify your object as the shape that it is.

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Lines blink rapidly

    • B. 

      All dimensions disappear

    • C. 

      Dimensions become yellow

    • D. 

      Lines become black

    • E. 

      A note pops up saying "object is fully defined" in large red letters appears and it displays a fireworks show to indicate how great you did on the sketch

  • 7. 
    When sketching what are the little green boxes with different symbols in them called.
    • A. 

      Relations

    • B. 

      Mates

    • C. 

      Identifying Markers

    • D. 

      Green Flashes

    • E. 

      Distractors

  • 8. 
    Once you are finished with your sketch the next step is to click on what?
    • A. 

      The Red X

    • B. 

      Features Tab

    • C. 

      Exit Sketch

    • D. 

      Done

    • E. 

      Please let me continue

  • 9. 
    The Features Tab includes all of the following except what?
    • A. 

      Revolved

    • B. 

      Extruded

    • C. 

      Trim Entities

    • D. 

      Swept

    • E. 

      Linear Pattern

  • 10. 
    If you wanted to take your sketch and give it depth in one direction which features tool would you use?
    • A. 

      Revolved

    • B. 

      Swept

    • C. 

      Lofted

    • D. 

      Extruded

    • E. 

      Fillet

  • 11. 
    If you wanted to take your sketch and make it travel around an axis what features tool would you use?
    • A. 

      Revolved

    • B. 

      Swept

    • C. 

      Lofted

    • D. 

      Extruded

    • E. 

      Fillet

  • 12. 
    If you have created two sketches that intersect each other (a profile and path) that are intended for the profile to follow the path what features tool would you use?
    • A. 

      Revolved

    • B. 

      Swept

    • C. 

      Lofted

    • D. 

      Extruded

    • E. 

      Fillet

  • 13. 
    If you had created multiple planes with each plane having a different sketch, and you wanted to connect all of the sketches together as one feature what features tool would you use?
    • A. 

      Revolved

    • B. 

      Swept

    • C. 

      Lofted

    • D. 

      Extruded

    • E. 

      Fillet

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Chamfer

    • B. 

      Features

    • C. 

      Fillet

    • D. 

      Dome

    • E. 

      This is an impossible task

  • 15. 
    You have to have one of these to sketch on.
    • A. 

      Sphere

    • B. 

      Point

    • C. 

      Axis

    • D. 

      Corner

    • E. 

      Plane

  • 16. 
    If you have to change a features size that was determined in the sketch you should do what?
    • A. 

      Delete the feature then edit the sketch

    • B. 

      Delete the feature and the sketch and start over

    • C. 

      Edit the sketch

    • D. 

      You have to start the whole object over

    • E. 

      Quit because the program is stupid (this in not the right answer)

  • 17. 
    If a feature tool is not working what is the most likely issue?
    • A. 

      There is an error in the sketch

    • B. 

      The sketch is not fully defined

    • C. 

      The sketch is not labeled properly

    • D. 

      The process is going to cause the software to think to much

    • E. 

      The program just wants to frustrate you (this is not the right answer)

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Just remember the order you created each part

    • B. 

      Change the color of each feature

    • C. 

      It does not even matter.

    • D. 

      Delete less important extruded features

    • E. 

      Label each extruded piece with a descriptor of that piece.

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      An extruded feature adds material; an extruded cut divides the feature into equal pieces.

    • B. 

      An extruded feature adds material; an extruded cut removes material

    • C. 

      An extruded feature adds material; an extruded cut hurts the material

    • D. 

      An extruded feature demands respect; an extruded cut is submissive to the feature

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Create an Assembly

    • B. 

      Go back into sketch mode

    • C. 

      Create a Drawing

    • D. 

      Write out descriptors with text on your object

    • E. 

      Talk each person through your design that wants to know

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Title Block

    • B. 

      On the Object

    • C. 

      You do not want to leave any information about the designer in a drawing

    • D. 

      In every corner of the paper

    • E. 

      On the back side of the drawing

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Height, Tallness, Highness

    • B. 

      Across, Width, Wideness

    • C. 

      Height, Width, Across

    • D. 

      Height, Width, Depth

    • E. 

      Distance, Miles, Kilometers

  • 23. 
    If you have multiple parts and want to show how the parts fit together you must create what.
    • A. 

      A drawing for every part and look back and forth at each to see if it will work

    • B. 

      An Assembly of many parts

    • C. 

      Draw everything in one part rather than multiple parts.

    • D. 

      That is not possible in solidworks

    • E. 

      Change the viewing window of each object an zoom out to the same scale then compare each part.

  • 24. 
    In an Assembly what tool should be used to create connections between different parts?
    • A. 

      Relations

    • B. 

      Mates

    • C. 

      Glues

    • D. 

      Connections

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Seeing

    • B. 

      Imaging

    • C. 

      Drawing

    • D. 

      Representing

    • E. 

      Hearing

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      Seeing

    • B. 

      Imaging

    • C. 

      Drawing

    • D. 

      Representing

    • E. 

      Printing

  • 27. 
    Is the process of creating sketches of what our minds see. 
    • A. 

      Imaging

    • B. 

      Processing

    • C. 

      Seeing

    • D. 

      Representing

    • E. 

      Visualizing

  • 28. 
    Is a thick and continuous line representing all edges and surfaces of an object visible in a view. 
    • A. 

      Extension line

    • B. 

      Leader lines

    • C. 

      Center lines

    • D. 

      Visible lines

    • E. 

      Hidden lines

  • 29. 
    are thin lines alternating long and short dashes used to designate centers of holes arcs, and other symmetrical objects
    • A. 

      Dimension lines

    • B. 

      Hidden lines

    • C. 

      Center lines

    • D. 

      Phantom lines

    • E. 

      Visible lines

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      Center lines

    • B. 

      Phantom lines

    • C. 

      Visible lines

    • D. 

      Extension lines

    • E. 

      Hidden lines

  • 31. 
    The most important rule in dimensioning an object is what
    • A. 

      Dimension should be off all views

    • B. 

      Readability

    • C. 

      Should be dimensioned from the face that is most descriptive of its shape

    • D. 

      Never over dimension

    • E. 

      Central to the drawing

  • 32. 
    In an isometric drawing what angle is used to draw the width and depth of an object?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      45

    • D. 

      60

    • E. 

      90

  • 33. 
    In an Isometric drawing what angle is used to draw the height of an object?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      45

    • D. 

      60

    • E. 

      90

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      .0625

    • B. 

      .125

    • C. 

      .25

    • D. 

      .375

    • E. 

      .5