NCIDQ Chapter 5

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  • 1. 
    What is a drawing that shows a top view of a building and its surroundings? 
    • A. 

      Floor plan

    • B. 

      Site plan

    • C. 

      Roof plan

    • D. 

      Horizontal section

  • 2. 
    What characterizes an isometric drawing?
    • A. 

      All axes are drawn to the same scale.

    • B. 

      A three-dimensional view can easily be created by tilting a floor plan and extending vertical lines.

    • C. 

      Lines of projection are perpendicular to the picture plane.

    • D. 

      The views shows a cut about 5 ft above the floor

  • 3. 
    Orthographic drawings are unreal views of objects primarily because 
    • A. 

      More than one is required to describe an object

    • B. 

      The point of view is directly in front of every location on the object

    • C. 

      A transparent plane has to be imagined

    • D. 

      Some planes may be foreshortened

  • 4. 
    What does SP in a perspective mean?
    • A. 

      Standard point

    • B. 

      Secondary point

    • C. 

      Side plane

    • D. 

      Station point

  • 5. 
    A perspective is the best drawing type to use when presenting to a client because it 
    • A. 

      Is the quickest method of rendering space

    • B. 

      Most accurately show vertical dimensions relative to the viewer

    • C. 

      Is most like the way space and objects are perceived

    • D. 

      Offers the widest choice of viewpoints

  • 6. 
    Which of the following scales should NEVER be used for interior design construction drawings?
    • A. 

      1/8 in = 1ft 0 in

    • B. 

      3/16 in = 1ft 0 in

    • C. 

      3/4 in = 1ft 0 in

    • D. 

      1 in = 1ft 0 in

  • 7. 
    When creating a drawing that will be used for reproduction in a magazine, it is best to use 
    • A. 

      And architect's scale

    • B. 

      An engineer's scale

    • C. 

      A graphic scale

    • D. 

      A metric scale

  • 8. 
    A quick-sketch perspective drawing could most easily be make by 
    • A. 

      Employing a computer model

    • B. 

      Potting the perspective

    • C. 

      Tracing over a model photograph

    • D. 

      Using a perspective grid

  • 9. 
    The most accurate representation of materials can best be shown with 
    • A. 

      Computer renderings

    • B. 

      Full-size mockups

    • C. 

      Presentation models

    • D. 

      Study models

  • 10. 
    The primary advantage of an oblique drawing is that 
    • A. 

      It shows the most realistic view of an object

    • B. 

      All three axes are drawn at the same time

    • C. 

      Exiting orthographic drawings can be used as a starting point

    • D. 

      It shows foreshortened lines and planes accurately

  • 11. 
    What type of scale is the ration of a measuring unit to the full-size item it represents? 
  • 12. 
    This is a drafting instrument that facilitates making and reading scaled drawings when doing manual drafting 
  • 13. 
    This scale uses fractions of and inch to represent feet and inches. 
  • 14. 
    This scale is used when a project is planned and represented with SI units. 
  • 15. 
    This scale indicates feet and fractions of a foot and uses scales such as 1 in = 40 ft. 
  • 16. 
    These drawings use projection to enable a three dimensional object to be seen in two dimensions. 
  • 17. 
    This is an orthographic view of an object as seen from directly above. 
  • 18. 
    This is the horizontal cut made though a building about 5ft about the floor and the portion is removed. 
  • 19. 
    This is a view of a building seen from above with out the section cut. 
  • 20. 
    This is an orthographic view of the ceiling of a room or building as though there were a mirror on the floor and a viewer could see through the roof to the ceiling
  • 21. 
    This is the orthographic view of the side of an object. 
  • 22. 
    This is the orthographic view of an object after the object has been cut and one portion has been removed. 
  • 23. 
    This is a view of an object inclined to the picture plane in such a way that the three principal axes are foreshortened. 
  • 24. 
    This is a three dimensional view of an object where the object is tilted in relationship to a picture plane. 
  • 25. 
    This is where two of the principle axes are equally foreshortened.