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Certified Drafting Exam

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

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

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

4. Each part is approximately the right size in relation .to the other parts of the drawing.

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

6. The inside radius of a formed feature.

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

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

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

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

11. 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

12. Nominal size of a framing member

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

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

15. The figure formed by two lines coming together.

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

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

18. A line connecting opposite corners of a figure.

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

20. The distance from any point on a circle to the circles center.

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

22. Vertical cut through house used to show construction components of building

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

24. American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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

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

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

28. A two dimensional drawing of the front top and side views of an object

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

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

31. Three dimensional drawing where the front faces forward and the depth dimensions go back at angles usually 15 30 or 45 degrees - Used when most information on drawing is on the front of the object.

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

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

34. 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.

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

36. Heavy dashed line used to show section views.

37. To draw one figure within another figure.

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

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

40. 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.

41. A three-sided geometric figure.

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

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

44. 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.

45. Fillets and rounds that have a curve radius that does not change.

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

47. Used up in the creation of a model or feature.

48. To draw without the aid of drafting instruments.

49. Simple method of drawing threads on an orthographic drawing

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