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Certified Drafting Exam

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1. A spiral or helix feature used primarily to create springs detailed threads and similar items.

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

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

4. Relief typically added to a sheet metal part to relieve stress or the tear that occurs when a portion of a piece of material is bent.

5. The first view placed in a drawing to which all other views are added.

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

7. Text on a drawing.

8. Two or more iMates linked together and added to a single; used for the same assembly operation.

9. Nominal size of a framing member

10. To draw without the aid of drafting instruments.

11. A panel that displays all the items in the current model or drawing.

12. A line connecting opposite corners of a figure.

13. Piece of tracing paper that is placed on top of a sketch or drawing.

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

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

16. An eight-sided figure with each side forming a 45

17. A curved surface connecting two surfaces which form an angle.

18. Arc Part of two circles that touch.

19. A dimension used to define the angle between two lines.

20. To draw one figure within another figure.

21. User coordinate system - Used in the construction of 3D solids in AutoCAD

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

23. Used to represent visible lines on a drawing

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

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

26. A geometric figure with a uniform circular cross-section through its entire length.

27. Circles that have the same center but different diameters.

28. The intersection point of the X Y and Z axes in 3D space or 0 0 0.

29. The ratio of the size of the object as drwan to the object's actual size.

30. A dimensioning method in which the size and location of features are given in reference to a datum.

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

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

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

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

35. 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.

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

37. 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.

38. A feature part or assembly stored in a catalog that can be inserted into a part model as a feature.

39. The standard that is currently in use in a model or drawing file.

40. A dimensioning method that provides coordinates from established datums that are usually located at the corner of the part or the axis of a feature.

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

42. The figure formed by two lines coming together.

43. The distance from one side of a circle to the other running directly through the circle's center

44. Exact drawing representation of a given thread type

45. A drawing that shows an object as it appears to the human eye includes isometric and perspective drawings

46. For a three-dimensional object - a line that cannot be seen because view of it is obstructed by part of the object or of another object

47. Heavy dashed line used to show section views.

48. A closed curve in the form of a symmetrical oval.

49. Code numbers assigned to a project.

50. Used by architect to design buildings to the client's wants and needs