Engineering Drawing

ME2I

MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS

1   A straight line is the —– distance between two points.
(A)   longest
(B)   shortest
(C)   half
(D)   infinite

2   A line may not be —–
(A)   parallel to both the planes
(B)   parallel to one plane and perpendicular to the other
(C)   parallel to one plane and inclined to the other
(D)   perpendicular to both the planes

3   When a line is parallel to a plane, the projection of the line on to that plane will be its —– length.
(A)   shortened
(B)   TRUE
(C)   enlarged
(D)   point

4   When a line is parallel to one plane and inclined to the other, the projection of the line on the plane to which it is parallel will show its —– length.
(A)   shortened
(B)   TRUE
(C)   enlarged
(D)   FALSE

5   When the Projection of a line is parallel to both HP and VP its length will be —–
(A)   shortened
(B)   FALSE
(C)   enlarged
(D)   TRUE

6   In a case when a line is perpendicular to HP & parallel to VP then what figure will be projected on HP?
(A)   Point
(B)   Line
(C)   Square
(D)   Inclined line

7   A line AB, 90 mm long is inclined at 30° to HP and parallel to VP. The line is 80 mm in front of VP. The lower end A is 30 mm above HP. The upper end B is 50 mm in front of the right PP. The right profile plane will show a —– projection.
(A)   point
(B)   small
(C)   TRUE
(D)   FALSE

8   In which of the following projection depth is not shown?
(A)   Oblique projection
(B)   Isometric projection
(C)   Perspective projection
(D)   Orthographic projection

9   The plane upon which the top view is projected is known as —–
(A)   Horizontal
(B)   Frontal
(C)   Profile
(D)   Base

10   Which angle of projection does the figure resembles if it is lying in the 3rd quadrant?
(A)   Second – angle projection
(B)   Third – angle projection
(C)   Fourth – angle projection
(D)   First – angle projection

11   When a plane surface is inclined to any plane of projection, the view of the plane surface projected on it will be its —–
(A)   point shape
(B)   true shape
(C)   straight line
(D)   apparent shape

12   A solid is an object having
(A)   one dimension
(B)   two dimensions
(C)   three dimensions
(D)   no dimension

13   Following is (are) solids of revolution.
(A)   Sphere
(B)   Cone
(C)   Cylinder
(D)   All of the above

14   When the solid is cut by a plane parallel to its base then it is known as
(A)   Full solid
(B)   Truncated solid
(C)   Frustum of solid
(D)   Half solid

15   When the solid is cut by a plane inclined to its base then it is known as
(A)   Full solid
(B)   Truncated solid
(C)   Frustum of solid
(D)   Half solid

16   Which of the following position is not possible for a plane?
(A)   plane perpendicular to both VP and HP
(B)   plane parallel to both VP and HP
(C)   plane perpendicular to HP, parallel to VP
(D)   plane perpendicular to VP, parallel to HP

17   A regular hexagonal lamina has
(A)   equal sides
(B)   equal angles
(C)   both (A) and (B)
(D)   none of the above

18   The top view of a circular disc inclined to Horizontal plane (HP).
(A)   a circle
(B)   an ellipse
(C)   a line
(D)   a point

19   If a solid is positioned that its axis is perpendicular to one of the reference planes. Which of the following is false?
(A)   Axis is parallel to other reference plane
(B)   Base is parallel to reference plane
(C)   Projection on that plane gives true shape of its base
(D)   Base is perpendicular to horizontal plane

20   If a solid’s axis is perpendicular to one of the reference planes, then the projection of solid on to the same plane gives the true shape and size of its —–
(A)   lateral geometry
(B)   base
(C)   cross-section
(D)   surface

21   When the axis of solid is perpendicular to H.P, the —–view should be drawn first and view then projected from it.
(A)   front, top
(B)   top, side
(C)   side, front
(D)   top, front

22   The front view, side view and top view of a regular square pyramid standing on horizontal plane base on horizontal plane.
(A)   triangle, triangle and square
(B)   square, triangle and triangle
(C)   square, triangle and square
(D)   triangle, square and triangle

23   To understand some of the hidden geometry of components an imaginary plane is used to cut the object which is called —–
(A)   auxiliary plane
(B)   picture plane
(C)   section plane

24   To find the true shape of the section, it must be projected on a plane parallel to the —–
(A)   Profile plane
(B)   Vertical plane
(C)   Auxiliary plane
(D)   Section plane

25   A section plane is parallel to V.P the top view gives —– which is —– to xy line.
(A)   true shape, parallel
(B)   straight line, parallel
(C)   straight line, perpendicular
(D)   true shape, perpendicular

26   The projection of a section plane, on the plane to which it is perpendicular is a straight line.
(A)   TRUE
(B)   FALSE

27   A line of length 15 cm is parallel to horizontal plane and makes an angle of 30 degrees with vertical plane. The length of line in top view is cm.
(A)   30
(B)   15
(C)   12.9
(D)   7.5

28   Hidden lines in orthographic sketches are represented by?
(A)   Dotted lines
(B)   Dashed lines
(C)   Thin straight lines
(D)   Very light thick lines

29   If a point P is placed in between the projection planes. The distance from side view to reference line towards front view and the distance between top view and reference line towards top view will be same.
(A)   TRUE
(B)   FALSE

30   A point is in 2nd quadrant which is 5 meters away from horizontal and 3 meters away from profile plane. Orthographic projections are drawn. What is the distance from the top view to xy reference line?
(A)   5
(B)   3
(C)   8
(D)   Can’t be found

31   A point is 5 units away from the vertical plane and 4 units away from profile plane and 3 units away from horizontal plane in 1st quadrant then the projections are drawn on paper the distance between the front view and top view of point is _____________
(A)   7 units
(B)   8 units
(C)   9 units
(D)   5 units

32   A point is 2 units away from the vertical plane and 3 units away from profile plane and 7 units away from horizontal plane in 1st quadrant then the projections are drawn on paper the distance between the front view and side view of point is ____________
(A)   10
(B)   5
(C)   9
(D)   7

33   A line of length 15 cm is parallel to horizontal plane and vertical plane and 10 cm away from vertical plane. The distance from line to vertical reference line in side view will be __________
(A)   10 cm
(B)   15 cm
(C)   0 cm
(D)   10.06 cm

34   Hatching lines are drawn at……….degree to reference line.
(A)   30°
(B)   45°
(C)   60
(D)   90°

35   If a line AB parallel to both the horizontal plane and vertical plane then the line AB is _____________
(A)   Parallel to profile plane
(B)   Lies on profile plane
(C)   Perpendicular to profile plane
(D)   Inclined to profile plane

36   A line of length 15 cm is parallel to horizontal plane and makes an angle of 30 degrees with vertical plane. The length of line in top view is ____ cm.
(A)   30
(B)   15
(C)   12.9
(D)   7.5

37   A line AB of length 10 cm is placed in 2nd quadrant parallel to vertical plane and 5 cm away from the vertical plane and ends are 7 cm and 4 cm from horizontal plane. The top view and front view lines apart from each other.
(A)   TRUE
(B)   FALSE

38   A line AB of length 15 cm is placed in 4th quadrant and parallel to profile plane and the end A and B are 8, 6 cm away from the horizontal plane respectively. The length of the line in front view is ______ cm.
(A)   14.8
(B)   9
(C)   7
(D)   2

39   The length of line parallel to one of the planes of projection, planes will show same length if view of that line is drawn on to the plane.
(A)   TRUE
(B)   FALSE

40   A line parallel to horizontal plane and at a distance of 10 units to it and both the end of line are 6 units away from the vertical plane. Which of the following statement is false?
(A)   The line parallel to vertical plane
(B)   The side view of line gives a point
(C)   The length of line in front view is 10 units
(D)   The length of line in top view is 6 units

41   A line AB of length 12 inches is perpendicular to profile plane at distance of 6 inches from vertical plane and 3 inches from horizontal plane. The distance from line to xy reference line in top view is _____ inches.
(A)   6
(B)   3
(C)   12
(D)   0

42   Line contained by a plane perpendicular to both the reference planes will lie on the ___________ plane.
(A)   Horizontal plane
(B)   Vertical plane
(C)   Straight plane
(D)   Profile plane

43   The view which gives the actual length of line in profile plane is ________
(A)   front view
(B)   top view
(C)   side view
(D)   bottom view

44   The length of line placed in profile plane and making an angle of 55 degrees with the vertical is 2 m from side view. What is the actual length?
(A)   2 m
(B)   3.4 m
(C)   2.4 m
(D)   1.6 m

45   When a line is inclined to a plane, produced if necessary. The point in which the line meets the plane is called its ________
(A)   Meeting point
(B)   Locus
(C)   Complete end
(D)   Trace

46   If a line meets vertical plane the point of intersection is called _____________
(A)   Vertical trace
(B)   Straight trace
(C)   Perpendicular trace
(D)   General trace

47   If a line meets horizontal plane the point of intersection is called _____________
(A)   Horizontal trace
(B)   Regular trace
(C)   Parallel trace
(D)   General trace

48   A line AB has its one of its ends in horizontal plane and vertical plane, then horizontal trace and vertical trace will coincide in __________line
(A)   xy reference
(B)   Vertical reference
(C)   Above xy reference
(D)   Below xy reference

49   Solid of revolution gets same shapes in at least two in three orthographic views.
(A)   TRUE
(B)   FALSE

50   When a solid is placed such that axis is inclined with both the H.P and V.P. Its projections are drawn in __________ stages.
(A)   1
(B)   4
(C)   2
(D)   3

51   To find the true shape of the section, it must be projected on a plane parallel to the _____________
(A)   Profile plane
(B)   Vertical plane
(C)   Auxiliary plane
(D)   Section plane

52   A pentagonal prism resting on one of its longest faces on H.P and axis of prism is parallel to V.P, the section plane is parallel to both V.P/ H.P the section will be a ___________
(A)   Pentagon
(B)   Irregular pentagon
(C)   Rectangle
(D)   Trapezium

53   A square pyramid is placed on V.P with square as base on V.P the cutting plane is parallel to V.P, the section will be ______________
(A)   Triangle
(B)   Rectangle
(C)   Square
(D)   Pentagon

54   A cylinder is placed on H.P on its base and section plane is parallel to H.P cutting the solid the section gives ______________
(A)   Parabola
(B)   Circle
(C)   Rectangle
(D)   Ellipse

55   A cylinder is placed on V.P on its base and the section plane is parallel to H.P cutting the solid into two equal parts the top view of the 1st part of cylinder will be _________
(A)   Rectangle of width equal to half of diameter of cylinder
(B)   Rectangle of width equal to diameter of cylinder
(C)   Circle of diameter equal to that of cylinder
(D)   Semicircle with diameter equal to that of cylinder

56   To understand some of the hidden geometry of components an imaginary plane is used to cut the object which is called _____________
(A)   auxiliary plane
(B)   picture plane
(C)   section plane

57   Which of the following is not the purpose of using cutting (section) plane?
(A)   Interpretation of object
(B)   Visualizing of object
(C)   Cutting the objects
(D)   Invisible features

58   A section plane is parallel to V.P the top view gives ___________ which is _________ to xy line.
(A)   true shape, parallel
(B)   straight line, parallel
(C)   straight line, perpendicular
(D)   true shape, perpendicular

59   The projection of section surface on the other plane to which it is inclined is called auxiliary section
(A)   TRUE
(B)   FALSE

60   The section plane is perpendicular to H.P and inclined to V.P the front view of section if section is a line. It ________________ xy line.
(A)   is perpendicular to
(B)   is parallel to
(C)   is inclined to V.P
(D)   crosses

61   The section plane is perpendicular to H.P and inclined to V.P the top view of section if section is a line. It ________________ xy line.
(A)   is perpendicular to
(B)   is parallel to
(C)   is inclined to V.P
(D)   crosses

62   A section is perpendicular to both the reference planes the true shape and size is obtained by taking projection of section on to _________ plane.
(A)   horizontal
(B)   vertical
(C)   profile
(D)   auxiliary

63   A section is parallel to horizontal plane the true shape and size is obtained by taking projection of section on to _________ plane.
(A)   horizontal
(B)   vertical
(C)   profile
(D)   auxiliary

64   A section is parallel to vertical plane the true shape and size is obtained by taking projection of section on to _________ plane.
(A)   horizontal
(B)   vertical
(C)   profile
(D)   auxiliary

65   The lines used to create the auxiliary view should appear as ________ in the finished view.
(A)   Object lines
(B)   Construction lines
(C)   Reference lines

66   The offset distance for the width (front to back) distance of the auxiliary view is the same distance of the ________ in the top view.
(A)   Width
(B)   height
(C)   length
(D)   none of the above

67   The principal reason for using an auxiliary view is ________.
(A)   to eliminate hidden lines
(B)   to create a true projection plane from an inclined plane in one of the primary views
(C)   to show cylinders as ellipses
(D)   to locate center marks

68   Circular shapes appear in this fashion when viewed at an angle other than 90 degrees:
(A)   Circular
(B)   Elliptical
(C)   Lengthened
(D)   Angular

69   When adding dimensions to an auxiliary view it will be necessary to use the ________ tool.
(A)   Linear dimension
(B)   Aligned dimension
(C)   Baseline dimension
(D)   Angle dimension

70   Orthographic projection represents three dimensional objects in
(A)   One dimension
(B)   Two dimensions
(C)   Three dimensions
(D)   All of the above

71   In orthographic projection, the projection lines are ______ to the projection plane
(A)   Parallel
(B)   Orthogonal
(C)   Inclined
(D)   Any of the above

72   The point, from which the observer is assumed to view the object, is called
(A)   Center of projection
(B)   Point of projection
(C)   Point of observer
(D)   View point

73   In orthographic projection, the object is placed with one of its faces ______ to the picture plane.
(A)   Inclined
(B)   Perpendicular
(C)   Parallel
(D)   Any of the above

74   The two ways of drawing orthographic projection are
(A)   First angle, second angle
(B)   First angle, third angle
(C)   Second angle, third angle
(D)   Second angle, fourth angle

75   In third angle projection method, the object is supposed to be in

76   Visible outline or edge is
(A)   Continuous thick line
(B)   Continuous thin line
(C)   Chain thin line
(D)   Dashed line

77   The orthographic projection, projection lines are ____ to each other.
(A)   Parallel
(B)   Perpendicular
(C)   Inclined
(D)   Any of the above

78   The angle of chamfer for hexagonal and square nut is ____ degrees as per standards.
(A)   30
(B)   45
(C)   60
(D)   15

79   The preferred size of the drawing sheets is recommended by the ______
(A)   B.I.S.
(B)   ASME
(C)   ASTM
(D)   NIST

80   The untrimmed size for _______ sheet is 240 mm x 330 mm.
(A)   A1
(B)   A3
(C)   A4
(D)   A5

81   __________ is not an essential thing for free-hand sketching.
(A)   A soft-grade pencil
(B)   French curves
(C)   A soft rubber-eraser
(D)   A paper in form of a sketch-book or a pad

82   A solid having minimum number of faces is
(A)   Tetrahedron
(B)   Triangular prism
(C)   Square pyramid
(D)   Cube

83   This type of solid has two bases that are parallel equal polygons:
(A)   Pyramid
(B)   Prism
(C)   Cone
(D)   Torus

84   The number of faces in a dodecahedron are
(A)   4
(B)   8
(C)   12
(D)   20

85   A square pyramid is resting on a face in the V.P. The number of dotted lines which will appear in the front view is
(A)   1
(B)   2
(C)   3
(D)   4

86   A square plate of negligible thickness is inclined to HP. The front view will appear as
(A)   Rhombus
(B)   Square
(C)   Line
(D)   Rectangle

87   To obtain the true shape of the section of solid, an auxiliary plane is set
(A)   Inclined at an angle of 45 to a cutting plane
(B)   Parallel to XY
(C)   Parallel to a cutting plane
(D)   Perpendicular to a cutting plane

88   A cylinder standing on the HP is cut by a vertical plane parallel to the axis and away from it. The shape of the section will be
(A)   Rectangle
(B)   Circle
(C)   Ellipse
(D)   Hyperbola

89   A cutting plane cut the cone such a way that true shape of cutting portion is seen as triangle when cutting plane is cut the base and passed through
(A)   Midpoint of axis
(B)   Apex of cone
(C)   Generator of cone
(D)   Any point on axis

90   Another name for a cube is a
(A)   Hexahedron
(B)   Tetrahedron
(C)   Icosahedron
(D)   Octahedron

91   When the axis of the solid is parallel to both HP and VP the view which reveals the true shape of the base is
(A)   Front view
(B)   Top view
(C)   Side view
(D)   None of these

92   The solid having a polygon for a base and triangular lateral faces intersecting at a vertex is
(A)   Pyramid
(B)   Prism
(C)   Cone
(D)   Torus

93   Among the following solids, a regular polyhedron is
(A)   Square prism
(B)   Square pyramid
(C)   Cube
(D)   Sphere

94   When the cone, resting on base on V.P., is cut by section plane parallel to V.P. then the true shape is —–and can be seen in —– view.
(A)   Circle, Front
(B)   Ellipse, Front
(C)   Ellipse, Top
(D)   Circle, Top

95   Which view is usually developed first, contains the least number of hidden lines, and shows the most contours in multi view drawings?
(A)   Right side
(B)   Top
(C)   Back
(D)   Front

96   In orthographic projection, visual rays are —– to the projection plane.
(A)   Parallel
(C)   Perpendicular
(D)   Tangent

97   What two types of projections give a pictorial view of the object without convergence?
(A)   Orthographic and perspective
(B)   Oblique and axonometric
(C)   Perspective and oblique
(D)   Isometric and orthographic

98   Q.18) A(n) —– cone has two planar surfaces parallel to each other.
(A)   Truncated
(B)   Frustum
(C)   Right
(D)   Oblique

99   Angles project true size only when the plane containing the angle and plane of projection are this:
(B)   Aligned
(C)   Perpendicular
(D)   Parallel

100   Side view of a cone resting on HP on its base rim and having axis parallel to both HP and VP, is
(A)   Point
(B)   Circle
(C)   Ellipse
(D)   Triangle

101   Drafters should use a —– in a section view of a mechanical part that includes the cylindrical view of a threaded hole.
(A)   Center line
(B)   Hatch line
(C)   Poly line
(D)   Dimension line

102   When adding dimensions to an auxiliary view it will be necessary to use the —— tool.
(A)   Linear dimension
(B)   Aligned dimension
(C)   Baseline dimension
(D)   Angle dimension

103   In this type of auxiliary view, a break line is used to indicate the imaginary break in the views:
(A)   Primary
(B)   Secondary
(C)   Revolved
(D)   Partial

104   This type of auxiliary view is projected onto a plane that is perpendicular to one of the principal planes of projection:
(A)   Primary
(B)   Secondary
(C)   Revolved
(D)   Successive

105   The section view drawing in which one fourth of an object has been marked for removal is known as a —— section.
(A)   Full
(B)   Half
(C)   Quarter
(D)   None of the above

106   In offset sections, offsets or bends in the cutting plane are all:
(A)   90 degrees
(B)   180 degrees
(C)   Either 90 or 180 degrees
(D)   30, 60, or 90 degrees

107   Objects that are symmetric can be shown effectively using this type of section:
(A)   Quarter section
(B)   Half section
(C)   Full section
(D)   Symmetric section

108   This type of section is not in direct projection from the view containing the cutting plane:
(A)   Revolved section
(B)   Removed section
(C)   Broken-out section
(D)   Full section