Traditional Drafting Techniques MCQs : This section focuses on the "Traditional Drafting Techniques". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Traditional Drafting Techniques skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.

Question 1

Traditional drafters need to be able to create several different line widths because ________.

A. different line widths convey different information
B. the line width has to do with how dark it appear in the finished drawing
C. they seem to transmit better in a fax machine
D. it makes no difference

Question 2

A half-moon protractor is divided into how many degrees?

A. 360
B. 180
C. 270
D. 310

Question 3

An engineer's scale would be used to measure lines on a drawing where the scale factor reads ________.

A. 1/4" = 1'-0"
B. 1/8" = 1'-0"
C. 1" = 100'
D. 3/4" = 1'-0"

Question 4

In order to convert fractional inches into decimal inches ________.

A. look on a metric conversion chart
B. divide the numerator (top number) by the denominator (bottom number)
C. check the engineer's scale
D. all of the above

Question 5

A line drawn with a long section, short dash, and another long section is a ________.

A. hidden feature
B. center of a circle
C. center axis of a hidden cylinder

Question 6

Several of the tools used in traditional drafting include the following:

A. Parallel straight edge
B. 45 degree triangle
C. Circle template
D. All of the above

Question 7

A civil engineer working on a bridge design would probably rely on his ________ scale for checking printed drawings.

A. engineer's
B. metric
C. architect's
D. none of the above

Question 8

Some traditional board drafters preferred the drafting machine over the parallel straight edge because it could be used without the need for________.

A. circle templates
B. triangles
C. technical pens
D. lettering guides

Question 9

The first step in creating a traditional technical drawing is to ________.

A. draw a series of guide lines
B. set up the miter line
C. align the paper so that it will be positioned square to the parallel bar
D. sharpen the leads in the technical pens