I.E.D. Final Exam Part A (Spring 2014)

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I.E.D. Final Exam Part A (Spring 2014)

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  • 1. 
    An innovation is ....
    • A. 

      A new product, system, or process that has never existed before

    • B. 

      An improvement of an existing technological product, process, or system

    • C. 

      An idea to solve a problem

    • D. 

      Method of determining how a machine functions

  • 2. 
    A design brief is defined as ....
    • A. 

      An iterative decision-making process that produces a solution to a problem

    • B. 

      A technique for solving problems

    • C. 

      A written plan that identifies a problem to be solved, its criteria, and its constraints

    • D. 

      The systematic study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions

  • 3. 
    ___ is used to formally document, in chronological order, all work associated with a specific design project.
    • A. 

      Portfolio

    • B. 

      Engineering log

    • C. 

      Engineering notebook

    • D. 

      Design brief

  • 4. 
    A method of representing 3-D objects on a plane having only width and height is a ___.
    • A. 

      Multi-view drawing

    • B. 

      Orthographic projection

    • C. 

      Perspective sketch

    • D. 

      Oblique sketch

  • 5. 
    A ___ is an oblique pictorial where the depth is represented as half scale but the width and height are full scale.
    • A. 

      Cavalier pictorial

    • B. 

      Cabinet pictorial

    • C. 

      Orthographic projection

    • D. 

      Perspective sketch

  • 6. 
    According to the drawing below, what is the maximum diameter for hole H?
    • A. 

      .500

    • B. 

      .520

    • C. 

      .502

    • D. 

      .250

  • 7. 
    A ___ is an oblique pictorial where all dimensions are full scale.
    • A. 

      Cavalier pictorial

    • B. 

      Cabinet pictorial

    • C. 

      Perspective sketch

    • D. 

      Isometric sketch

  • 8. 
    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

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a design element?
    • A. 

      Emphasis

    • B. 

      Balance

    • C. 

      Rhythm

    • D. 

      Color

  • 10. 
    During which step of the design process would a design brief be written?
    • A. 

      Problem Identification

    • B. 

      Design Analysis

    • C. 

      Development and Implementation

    • D. 

      Conceptualization

  • 11. 
    A designer will often keep ________________ of his or her best work to show off to prospective clients.
    • A. 

      A design brief

    • B. 

      A flash drive

    • C. 

      A portfolio

    • D. 

      N engineer's notebook

  • 12. 
    The shape pictured on the right is called ______________.
    • A. 

      A circle

    • B. 

      An ellipse

    • C. 

      A spline

    • D. 

      A parallelogram

  • 13. 
    Of the pictorial sketches pictured below, which one is a two-point perspective?
    • A. 

      Figure 1

    • B. 

      Figure 2

    • C. 

      Figure 3

    • D. 

      Figure 4

  • 14. 
    Which of the following triangles has two sides of equal length, and two equal interior angles?
    • A. 

      Equilateral triangle

    • B. 

      Isosceles triangle

    • C. 

      Scalene triangle

    • D. 

      Right triangle

  • 15. 
    What physical characteristic is needed to determine a part’s weight on earth?
    • A. 

      Center of gravity

    • B. 

      Density

    • C. 

      Surface area

    • D. 

      Temperature

  • 16. 
    ___________ 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

  • 17. 
    The image below is referred to as a ___.
    • A. 

      Pie chart

    • B. 

      Histogram

    • C. 

      Gantt chart

    • D. 

      Chart of Wedges

  • 18. 
    The image below is referred to as a ___.
    • A. 

      Pie chart

    • B. 

      Histogram

    • C. 

      Gantt chart

    • D. 

      Line graph

  • 19. 
    What type of full-scale physical model would an engineer use to demonstrate how a design functions?
    • A. 

      Prototype

    • B. 

      Inventor Assembly

    • C. 

      Conceptual Model

    • D. 

      Appearance Model

  • 20. 
    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

  • 21. 
    What is the total surface area of a 3” cube?
    • A. 

      54 square inches

    • B. 

      27 square inches

    • C. 

      36 square inches

    • D. 

      45 square inches

  • 22. 
    The list below shows the amount of time that it took for four students to solve a puzzle. What was the average solution time? • Amy – 5 minutes 0 seconds • Bob – 4 minutes 32 seconds • Teresa – 3 minutes 21 seconds • Jim – 2 minutes 58 seconds
    • A. 

      2 minutes, 58 seconds

    • B. 

      3 minutes, 58 seconds

    • C. 

      5 minutes, 0 seconds

    • D. 

      15 minutes, 51 seconds

  • 23. 
    What 3D solid modeling feature would be used to establish a two-dimensional drawing surface that is tangent to the outside of a sphere?
    • A. 

      Sketch plane

    • B. 

      Revolve

    • C. 

      Origin

    • D. 

      Work plane

  • 24. 
    A piece of plastic has a density of 75 g/L. What is the density in pounds per cubic foot?
    • A. 

      4.68 lb / cubic foot

    • B. 

      165.4 lb / cubic foot

    • C. 

      .165 lb / cubic foot

    • D. 

      .00584 lb / cubic foot

  • 25. 
    When calculating the density of an irregularly shaped object, scientists and engineers can use ___ to determine the volume of the object.
    • A. 

      Liquid displacement

    • B. 

      A balance

    • C. 

      A measuring cup

    • D. 

      A tape measure

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