What Do You Know About Geographic Information System? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Geographic Information System? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If point A and point B fall on the same line, what line type is the space between the two points called?
    • A. 

      A skew line

    • B. 

      A line section

    • C. 

      A line segment

    • D. 

      An intersecting line

  • 2. 
    How many units are there per inch on the 20 scale on the civil engineer's scale?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      40

  • 3. 
    What feature does hidden lines represent in drafting?
    • A. 

      Lines that represent hidden objects

    • B. 

      Lines that represent temporary objects

    • C. 

      Lines that define the edges of an object and are directly visible.

    • D. 

      Lines that define the edges of an object but are not directly visible.

  • 4. 
    Which type of line is a fine, solid line terminated at each end by arrowheads or hash marks?
    • A. 

      Dimension

    • B. 

      Extension

    • C. 

      Leader

    • D. 

      Center

  • 5. 
    When necessary, vertical dimension should be readable from what side of the drawing?
    • A. 

      Top

    • B. 

      Left

    • C. 

      Right

    • D. 

      Bottom

  • 6. 
    Where can you find information for installing a unique light fixture in the room on a reflected ceiling plan?
    • A. 

      General Notes

    • B. 

      Specific Notes

    • C. 

      Detail Drawings

    • D. 

      Light and Fixture schedule

  • 7. 
    What type of drawings shows an object's left side, bottom side, and axonometric projection?
    • A. 

      Isometric projection

    • B. 

      Orthographic drawings

    • C. 

      Orthographic projection

    • D. 

      Axonometric projection

  • 8. 
    What type of sketch is developed if a water heater is being upgraded in the building?
    • A. 

      Detail sketches

    • B. 

      Building sketches

    • C. 

      Location sketches

    • D. 

      Elevation sketches

  • 9. 
    Which drawing best describes elevation?
    • A. 

      A drawing depicting the actual dimensions of a structure

    • B. 

      A non-perspective, scale drawing of a building that may have texture of materials

    • C. 

      A flat, non-perspective, scale drawing of a building that may have texture of materials.

    • D. 

      A drawing of a particular side of a building showing relationships between windows and doors.

  • 10. 
    How would you best describe a vector graphic in computer-aided drafting (CAD)?
    • A. 

      The actual line style and type shown on the computer screen.

    • B. 

      One of the three intersecting axes in three-dimensional CAD space.

    • C. 

      The representation of individual points within the Cartesian geometrical area.

    • D. 

      The representation of the distance between two points within the Cartesian geometrical area.

  • 11. 
    What feature is unique about Geographic Information System (GIS) software?
    • A. 

      GIS software uses drafting techniques to represent information in an associated database.

    • B. 

      GIS software is a more specific software type that can be used for detailed drawings.

    • C. 

      GIS software uses drafting techniques to represent information in some drawings.

    • D. 

      Raster images are better represented in GIS software products.

  • 12. 
    Which Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) standard provides a resource to resolve tough drafting problems?
    • A. 

      Architectural Graphic Standard (AGS)

    • B. 

      International Standards Organization (ISO)

    • C. 

      American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

    • D. 

      Architectural Engineering and Construction (AEC)

  • 13. 
    Which Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) standard addresses the entire life cycle of facilities within the Department of Defense (DOD)?
    • A. 

      Architectural Graphic Standard (AGS)

    • B. 

      International Standards Organization (ISO)

    • C. 

      American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

    • D. 

      Architectural Engineering and Construction (AEC)

  • 14. 
    What organization has information about the design, construction, and operation of facilities?
    • A. 

      Computer Aided Drafting-Building Information Modeling (CAD-BIM) Technology Center.

    • B. 

      American National Standards Institute

    • C. 

      American Institute of Architects

    • D. 

      Department of Defense

  • 15. 
    What basic crafts do you need to complete a set of construction drawings?
    • A. 

      Civil, carpentry, architectural, mechanical, and details

    • B. 

      Site, structural, architectural, mechanical, and electrical

    • C. 

      Civil, structural, architectural, mechanical, and electrical

    • D. 

      Civil, carpentry, architectural, mechanical, and electrical

  • 16. 
    Where can you look in a drawing set to find a vertical depiction of the entire building?
    • A. 

      Foundation plan

    • B. 

      Structural plan

    • C. 

      Column plan

    • D. 

      Elevations

  • 17. 
    Which type of drawing shows features about development areas and proposed buildings?
    • A. 

      Master plan

    • B. 

      Preliminary

    • C. 

      Site plan

    • D. 

      Revised

  • 18. 
    Which drawing set shows necessary changes approved by the contracting officer and supervising engineer?
    • A. 

      Shop drawings

    • B. 

      Revised drawings

    • C. 

      Marked-up as-built

    • D. 

      Official contract drawings

  • 19. 
    What sheet file-specific information may be included in a computer-aided drafting (CAD) drawing set?
    • A. 

      Notes, schedules, and layers not shared between CAD filed or drawings

    • B. 

      Notes, symbols, and titles not shared between CAD filed or drawings

    • C. 

      Notes, schedules, and layers shared between CAD filed or drawings

    • D. 

      Notes, symbols, and titles shared between CAD filed or drawings

  • 20. 
    Computer-aided drafting (CAD) layer names can consist of up to how many parts?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Three

  • 21. 
    What four fields are mandatory for model file naming conventions?
    • A. 

      Program code, discipline designator, model file type, and project defined sequencing number.

    • B. 

      Project code, discipline designator, model file type and project defined sequencing number.

    • C. 

      Program code, discipline designator, model file type and user-defined sequencing number.

    • D. 

      Project code, discipline designator, model file type, and user-defined sequencing number.

  • 22. 
    What two places on a drawing does the sheet identifier number belong?
    • A. 

      The electronic file type and the sheet identification block.

    • B. 

      The electronic file name and the layer identification block.

    • C. 

      The electronic file name and the sheet identification block.

    • D. 

      The electronic block name and the sheet identification block.

  • 23. 
    What three pieces of information are shown in a detail identifier?
    • A. 

      Section, elevation, and detail.

    • B. 

      Sheet identifier, sheet taken from, and sheet shown.

    • C. 

      Detail identifier, sheet take from, and sheet shown.

    • D. 

      Section identifier, sheet taken from, and sheet shown.

  • 24. 
    What key distinction is the difference between a section identifier and a detail identifier?
    • A. 

      A section identifier has an unfilled triangle while a detail identifier has no triangle.

    • B. 

      A section identifier has a darkened triangle while a detail identifier has no triangle.

    • C. 

      A section identifier has no triangle while a detail identifier has a darkened triangle.

    • D. 

      A section identifier has an unfilled triangle while a detail identifier has no triangle.

  • 25. 
    What type of network is the linking of servers and personal computers within a building or office area?
    • A. 

      Wide area network.

    • B. 

      Local area network.

    • C. 

      Metropolitan area network.

    • D. 

      Storage area network.

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