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Certified Drafting Exam

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1. Used in perspectives for determining the direction of the depth lines

2. A figure having equal length sides.

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

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

5. Angled planar faces added to lines or curves.

6. 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.

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

8. A drawing of an object as it appears to the eye.

9. Exact drawing representation of a given thread type

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

11. The heaviest line used in drafting acts as a "frame" for the drawing.

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

13. A fine line composed of long and short dashes with spaces in between used to indicate the center of a symmetrical object.

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

15. A 2D representation of an assembly.

16. The pivot point around which the selected geometry is copied.

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

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

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

20. To draw around.

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

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

23. 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.

24. Assembly Pictorial drawing of mechanism to show how parts interrelated to each other

25. Parameters that control the size location and position of model elements including sketches and features.

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

27. Sketch based on a plane that follows the 3 basic axes.

28. Contains: Company logo Sheet title Date Drawn Drawing number Scale Revision block.

29. Initials of the person who drafted the drawing.

30. 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.

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

32. Occurences of features copied and positioned a specified distance apart around an axis.

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

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

35. Used to represent visible lines on a drawing

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

37. 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

38. To draw one figure within another figure.

39. Arc Part of two circles that touch.

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

41. Handlebar endpoints used to adjust the shape of a spline.

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

43. Restrictions applied to sketches to define sketch geometry in reference to other sketch geometry.

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

45. Used in architecture to show exterior views of buildings

46. Used in AutoCAD to show various materials in sectional drawings

47. A CADD drawing aid formed by a network of uniformly spaced points or lines on the screen.

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

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

50. Simple method of drawing threads on an orthographic drawing