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Certified Drafting Exam

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1. Shortcut key combinations that include the [Ctrl] key and a character key.

2. A line that normally runs between two extension lines has arrows or ticks at its ends and has a value at its center.

3. A skecth that is fully closed and does not contain any gaps or openings.

4. Collection of different lines which vary in line weight and type.

5. A figure or character used in place of a word.

6. A view used to show the true size and shape of an inclined surface that is not parallel to any of the projected views including the front top bottom left-side right-side and back views.

7. Horizontal section through building shows width and depth of building

8. To divide into two parts of equal size or length.

9. Geometry used for construction purposes only. Inventor cannot use construction geometry to build sketched features.

10. A secondary menu that contains options related to the chosen menu item.

11. Used to make lines of varying colors and widths on CAD drawings

12. Establishing assembly constraints including mate flush tangent and insert constraints by dragging one component to another component.

13. To draw around.

14. Heavy line used to outline visible edges of an object.

15. The part of the computer that processes input information.

16. To draw without the aid of drafting instruments.

17. Lines added to the spline to help illustrate and analyze the spline curvature.

18. A drawing that uses more than one orthographic view to depict a single object.

19. Describes a polygon in which the flats are tangent to an imaginary circle; circumscribed polygons are measured across the polygon flats.

20. The individual parts and subassemblies used to create an assembly.

21. Lines on an isometric drawing that are parallel to the isometric axes.

22. A dimension used to define an object or feature that is not vertical or horizontal.

23. A dashed medium-weight line used to identify features that cannot be seen in a given view.

24. A document that show the quantity of each type of direct material required to make a product

25. Three dimensional drawing made up of equal angles of 120 degrees most common 3-D drawing used in industry

26. A line connecting opposite corners of a figure.

27. An estimated cost used by architects to begin schematic design process

28. An orthographic drawing of multiple parts that shows relationship of parts to each other in a mechanism

29. A light line of long dashes separated by two short dashes.

30. Constraints that establish geometric relationships and positions between one component face edge or axis and another component face edge or axis.

31. Three dimensional drawing that depth lines disappear to a vanishing point - Used mainly in architectural presentations

32. Nominal size of a framing member

33. Method of projection showing a three-dimensional object in two dimensions by displaying various views.

34. Used to define specific size requirements of openings in the building

35. A line at right angles to a given line.

36. Initials of the person who drafted the drawing.

37. A rectangle or polygon near the edge of the drawing sheet that defines the usable drawing area of the drawing sheet. Borders may also include zone numbers and center marks.

38. The overall working environment within which secondary environments exist.

39. Menu in which only items associated with the current work environment and application are available.

40. A surface formed by patching the space within a selected closed region.

41. Simple method of drawing threads on an orthographic drawing

42. An arrangement of copies of a feature around an imaginary cirlce a designated number of times and at a specified distance apart.

43. A line used to represent the middle of a circle in engineering drawings

44. Actual size of framing member

45. Subordinate nodes that create are associated with or are consumed by the parent node item.

46. The positions or locations of points on the X Y and Z planes.

47. A shape usually circular that is connected to an assembly component by a leader. It contains an identification number or letter that refers to an item in the parts list.

48. 1:2

49. The initial model feature on which all others are based.

50. Formed using a brake die mandrel roller or similar tools.