Technical Drawing - Traditional Drafting Techniques

Exercise :: Traditional Drafting Techniques - General Questions

6. 

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

Answer: Option B

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7. 

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"

Answer: Option C

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8. 

Referring to the fractional inches to decimal inches to millimeter conversion chart on page 55 what is the equivalent mm measurement of 3/16 inch.

A. 1.906
B. 4.7625
C. 5.958
D. 14.6844

Answer: Option B

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9. 

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

Answer: Option B

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10. 

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

Answer: Option C

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