# Multiple choice question for engineering

## Set 1

1. The preferred size of the drawing sheets is recommended by the ______

a) B.I.S.

b) ASME

c) ASTM

d) NIST

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2. The untrimmed size for _______ sheet is 240 mm x 330 mm.

a) A1

b) A3

c) A4

d) A5

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3. SP: 46 (2003) recommends the borders of _______ mm width for the sheet sizes A0 and A1, and _______ mm for the sizes A2, A3, A4 and A5.

a) 10, 20

b) 15, 20

c) 20, 10

d) 15, 10

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4. The false statement regarding orientation mark.

a) The orientation mark coincides with one of the centering marks

b) Represents the direction to which sheet is placed

c) Orientation mark can be used for the orientation of drawing sheet on the drawing board

d) Facilitate positioning of the drawing for reproduction purpose

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5. The size of the title block is ________ mm x ________ mm.

a) 25 x 10

b) 100 x 25

c) 65 x 185

d) 185 x 65

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6. The number of folding methods for folding of various sizes of drawing sheets is __________

a) 1

b) 2

c) 3

d) 4

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7. Which of the following is reducing scale?

a) 10:1

b) 10:2

c) 0.5:1

d) 2:1

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8. 1:10000 is enlarging scale.

a) True

b) False

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9. __________ 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

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10. Which statement is false?

a) Drawing for instruction manual: This is assembly drawing without dimensions. This is also used for explaining working principle of each part

b) Exploded assembly drawing: This type of assembly drawing is used for explaining working principle of any machine

c) Drawing for catalogue: Special assembly drawings are prepared for catalogues, with overall and principal dimensions

d) Patent drawing: It is generally assembly drawing either in pictorial form or principal view of orthographic projection of machine

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11. Arrange the statements. Given statements refers to free-hand sketching of straight lines.

i) Then begin to draw the line with short and light strokes.

ii) Hold the pencil at about 30 mm distance from the lead point.

iii) Finish finally with a dark and firm line.

iv) Swing it from left to right and backwards, between the two points.

a) i), ii), iii) and iv)

b) ii), iii), iv) and i)

c) iv), iii), i) and ii)

d) ii), iv), i) and iii)

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12. Arrange the statements. Given statements refers to free-hand sketching of a circle.

i) Add four radial lines between them.

ii) Make the center and through it, draw horizontal and vertical center lines.

iii) The paper may be revolved after about each quarter-circle for easy wrist motion while drawing.

iv) Mark points on these lines at radius distance from the center.

a) ii), i), iv) and iii)

b) ii), iii), iv) and i)

c) iv), iii), i) and ii)

d) ii), iv), i) and iii)

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## Set 2

1. A line which is parallel to vertical plane and making an angle of 50 degrees with horizontal has a length of 5 cm from side view. What is its true length?

a) 6.52 cm

b) 7.77 cm

c) 3.2 cm

d) 3.8 cm

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2. A line which is parallel to profile plane and making an angle of 40 degrees with horizontal has a length of 4 cm from top view. What is its true length?

a) 3.06 cm

b) 5.22 cm

c) 6.22 cm

d) 2.57 cm

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3. A line which is parallel to vertical plane and making an angle of 20 degrees with profile has a length of 5 cm from top view. What is its true length?

a) 1.71 cm

b) 14.61 cm

c) 5.32 cm

d) 4.69 cm

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4. A line which is parallel to vertical plane and making an angle of 50 degrees with horizontal plane has a length of 5 cm from side view. What is its true length?

a) 3.2 cm

b) 3.8 cm

c) 7.77 cm

d) 6.52 cm

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5. A line which is parallel to horizontal plane and making an angle of 75 degrees with vertical has a length of 5 cm from top view. What is its true length?

a) 4.82 cm

b) 1.29 cm

c) 19.31 cm

d) 5 cm

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6. A line which is parallel to vertical plane is made to turn to an angle of 50 degrees with horizontal and then turned to an angle of 40 degrees with vertical plane and now the line has a length of 5 cm from top view. What is its true length?

a) 7.77 cm

b) 6.52 cm

c) 3.8 cm

d) 3.2 cm

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7. A line which is parallel to horizontal plane is made to turn to an angle of 35 degrees with vertical and then turned to an angle of 45 degrees with horizontal plane and now the line has a length of 8.5cm from top view. What is its true length?

a) 7.37 cm

b) 12.02 cm

c) 10.9 cm

d) 6.01 cm

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8. A line which is parallel to horizontal plane is made to turn to an angle of 35 degrees with vertical and then turned to an angle of 45 degrees with horizontal plane and now the line has a length of 9 cm from front view. What is its true length?

a) 7.37 cm

b) 5.16 cm

c) 10.9 cm

d) 15.69 cm

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9. A line parallel to profile plane is held at 30 degrees with horizontal plane and front view gives 2 cm of length. What is the true length of line?

a) 1 cm

b) 1.73 cm

c) 2.3 cm

d) 4 cm

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10. A line parallel to vertical plane is held at 35 degrees with horizontal plane and side view gives 3 cm of length. What is the true length of line?

a) 5.2 cm

b) 3.66 cm

c) 2.45 cm

d) 1.72 cm

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11. A line parallel to profile plane is held at 25 degrees with vertical plane and side view gives 2 cm of length. What is the true length of line?

a) 4.7 cm

b) 2 cm

c) 2.2 cm

d) 0.84 cm

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12. A line parallel to profile plane is held at 85 degrees with vertical plane and top view gives 20 cm of length. What is the true length of line?

a) 1.7 cm

b) 229 cm

c) 20.07 cm

d) 19.9 cm

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13. A line parallel to horizontal plane is held at 65 degrees with profile plane and front view gives 6 cm of length. What is the true length of line?

a) 5.43 cm

b) 14.19 cm

c) 2.5 cm

d) 6.62 cm

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## Set 3

1. Which of the lines is a thin continuous line with the ends terminating in arrowheads and is enclosed by extension lines, outlines or centre lines?

a) Dimension line

b) Leader line

c) Extension line

d) Section line

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2. What is the name of the thin continuous line which encloses the dimension lines are generally drawn 1mm away from the outlines?

a) Dimension line

b) Section line

c) Leader line

d) Extension line

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3. In engineering drawing, which type of arrowhead is used?

a) Open (90˚)

b) Small open circle

c) Closed and filled

d) Oblique stroke

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4. What is used to specify the operation done on a particular feature?

a) Dimension

b) Note

c) Arrowhead

d) Leader line

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5. Which of the following is a thin continuous line with one side terminating in arrowhead and the other with a period?

a) Note

b) Extension

c) Leader

d) Dimension

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6. What is the inclination of the leader in a drawing?

a) Vertical

b) Horizontal

c) Less than 30˚

d) Greater than 30˚

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7. A leader line can be drawn curved.

a) True

b) False

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8. Which of the following dimension needs to be calculated?

a) Length of the rectangle

b) Breadth of the rectangle

c) Diameter of circle

d) Position of circle

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9. While dimensioning a feature with a square cross-section, what should be added before the dimension figure?

a) SQUARE

b) SQ

c) Sq.

d) Nothing

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10. While dimensioning a sphere, what should be added in front of the dimension figure?

a) Sp.

b) SP.

c) SPHERE

d) φ

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11. Operations performed on a particular feature are indicated by using extension lines.

a) True

b) False

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12. Tapers and slope indicated in the view are part of dimensioning.

a) True

b) False

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## Set 4

1. 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

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2. The front views of 1^{st}, 2^{nd} and final stages of square prism, has its axis inclined at 45 degrees with H.P and has an edge of its base on H.P and inclined 30 degrees with V.P while drawing orthographic projections are _______________

a) Rectangle, rectangle, hexagon

b) Square, rectangle, rectangle

c) Rectangle, rectangle, octagon

d) Square, rectangle, hexagon

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^{st}stage is to keep the solid in simple position and given is front view it is rectangle and then rotated to an angle of 45 degrees with H.P which again gives rectangle and then rotating 30 degrees with V.P which gives an irregular hexagon.

3. The top views of 1^{st}, 2^{nd} and final stages of square prism, has its axis inclined at 45 degrees with H.P and has an edge of its base on H.P and inclined 30 degrees with V.P while drawing orthographic projections are ______________

a) Rectangle, rectangle, hexagon

b) Square, rectangle, rectangle

c) Rectangle, rectangle, octagon

d) Square, rectangle, hexagon

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^{st}stage is to keep the solid in simple position and given is top view it is square and then rotated to an angle of 45 degrees with H.P which gives rectangle and then rotating 30 degrees with V.P which gives again rectangle.

4. The top views of 1^{st}, 2^{nd} and final stages of regular cone, has its axis inclined at 30 degrees with H.P and 45 degrees with V.P while drawing orthographic projections are _________________

a) Circle, triangle, triangle

b) Circle, triangle with base as ellipse, triangle with base as ellipse

c) Triangle, triangle, triangle with base as ellipse

d) Triangle, triangle, triangle

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^{st}stage is to keep the solid in simple position and given is top view it is circle and then rotated to an angle of 30 degrees with H.P which gives triangle with base as ellipse and then rotating 45 degrees with V.P which gives again triangle with base as ellipse.

5. The front views of 1^{st}, 2^{nd} and final stages of regular cone, has its axis inclined at 30 degrees with H.P and 45 degrees with V.P while drawing orthographic projections are __________

a) Circle, triangle, triangle

b) Circle, triangle with base as ellipse, triangle with base as ellipse

c) Triangle, triangle, triangle with base as ellipse

d) Triangle, triangle, triangle

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^{st}stage is to keep the solid in simple position and given is front view it is triangle and then rotated to an angle of 30 degrees with H.P which again gives triangle and then rotating 45 degrees with V.P which gives triangle with base as ellipse.

6. The front views of 1st, 2nd and final stages of a pentagonal pyramid, has one of its triangular faces in the V.P and edge of the base contained by that face makes an angle of 30 degrees with the H.P while drawing orthographic projections are _____________

a) Pentagon, irregular pentagon, irregular pentagon

b) Triangle, irregular pentagon, irregular pentagon

c) Triangle, triangle, irregular pentagon

d) Pentagon, triangle, irregular pentagon

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^{st}stage is to keep the solid in simple position for given conditions the solid’s base should be placed on V.P so front view gives pentagon and then rotated so as to one of the face touch the V.P now the view will become irregular pentagon and then adjust so that edge of base on V.P makes 30 degrees with H.P so it show irregular pentagon from front view.

7. The top views of 1^{st}, 2^{nd} and final stages of a pentagonal pyramid, has one of its triangular faces in the V.P and edge of the base contained by that face makes an angle of 30 degrees with the H.P while drawing orthographic projections are _____________

a) Pentagon, irregular pentagon, irregular pentagon

b) Triangle, irregular pentagon, irregular pentagon

c) Triangle, triangle, irregular pentagon

d) Pentagon, triangle, irregular pentagon

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^{st}stage is to keep the solid in simple position for given conditions the solid’s base should be placed on V.P so top view gives triangle and then rotated so as to one of the face touch the V.P now the view will remain triangle and then adjust so that edge of base on V.P makes 30 degrees with H.P so it show irregular pentagon from top.

8. A cube is resting on H.P on one of its corners with a solid diagonal perpendicular to the V.P. What are the front views of 1st, 2nd, 3rd stages while drawing orthographic projections?

a) Rectangle, rectangle, regular hexagon

b) Square, irregular hexagon, irregular hexagon

c) Rectangle, rectangle, irregular hexagon

d) Square, regular hexagon, regular hexagon

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^{st}stage the cube is to placed in the position occurred when the diagonal of base perpendicular to V.P so front view gives rectangle and then rotated so as to keep one of the corners only on H.P so the front view will be rectangle then if we make diagonal perpendicular to V.P the front view will be regular hexagon.

9. A cube is resting on H.P on one of its corners with a solid diagonal perpendicular to the V.P. What are the top views of 1st, 2nd, 3rd stages while drawing orthographic projections?

a) Rectangle, rectangle, regular hexagon

b) Square, irregular hexagon, irregular hexagon

c) Rectangle, rectangle, irregular hexagon

d) Square, regular hexagon, regular hexagon

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^{st}stage the cube is to be placed in the position occurred when the diagonal of base perpendicular to V.P so top view gives square and then rotated so as to keep one of the corners only on H.P so the top view will be irregular hexagon then if we make diagonal perpendicular to V.P the top view will be irregular hexagon.

10. A pentagonal prism is resting on H.P on one of its corners and from top view the solid’s axis is making 30 degrees with the xy reference line. What are the top views of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd stages of orthographic drawing?

a) Rectangle, rectangle, heptagon

b) Pentagon, heptagon, heptagon

c) Rectangle, heptagon, rectangle

d) Pentagon, rectangle, heptagon

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^{st}stage the pentagonal prism is to be placed in simple position the axis perpendicular to V.P so top view gives pentagon and then rotated so as to keep one of the corners only on H.P so the top view will be irregular heptagon then adjusting the axis so as to make 30 degrees with xy reference line so top view remain same.

11. A pentagonal prism is resting on H.P on one of its corners and from top view the solid’s axis is making 30 degrees with the xy reference line. What are the front views of the 1^{st}, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd} stages of orthographic drawing?

a) Rectangle, rectangle, heptagon

b) Pentagon, heptagon, heptagon

c) Rectangle, heptagon, rectangle

d) Pentagon, rectangle, heptagon

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^{st}stage the pentagonal prism is to be placed in simple position the axis perpendicular to V.P so front view gives rectangle and then rotated so as to keep one of the corners only on H.P so the front view will remain same then from projections of top view the front is drawn so a irregular heptagon will form.

12. A pentagonal pyramid is placed on H.P on one of its base’s edge and the triangular surface containing the edge on which it is resting is making 45 degrees with H.P. Draw orthographic views and what are the top views of 1^{st}, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd} stages?

a) Triangle, triangle, irregular pentagon

b) Pentagon, irregular polygon of 4 sides, irregular polygon of 4 sides

c) Triangle, triangle, irregular polygon of 4 sides

d) Pentagon, irregular pentagon, irregular pentagon

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^{st}stage the solid’s axis is perpendicular to H.P and one base’s edge is perpendicular to V.P. so the top view will be pentagon and then made to rest on only one edge so top view will be irregular polygon of 4 sides and then adjusted to a given angle so top view will be same.

13. A pentagonal pyramid is placed on H.P on one of its base’s edge and the triangular surface containing the edge on which it is resting is making 45 degrees with H.P. Draw orthographic views and what are the front views of 1^{st}, 2^{ndrd} stages?

a) Triangle, triangle, irregular pentagon

b) Pentagon, irregular polygon of 4 sides, irregular polygon of 4 sides

c) Triangle, triangle, irregular polygon of 4 sides

d) Pentagon, irregular pentagon, irregular pentagon

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^{st}stage the solid’s axis is perpendicular to H.P and one base’s edge is perpendicular to V.P. so the front view will be triangle and then made to rest on only one edge so front view will remain same and then adjusted to a given angle so front view will be pentagon.

## Set 5

1. What is the shape with ‘n’ no. of sides, in which all the sides are equal, called?

a) Rectangle

b) Circle

c) Triangle

d) Regular polygon

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2. For drawing a regular hexagon, the fastest method is to draw the hexagon using circle and then cutting arcs equal to the diameter which is equal to the side of the regular hexagon.

a) True

b) False

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3. _______ is a curve with two same curves in which one curve is a reverse of the other curve.

a) Ellipse

b) Parabola

c) Ogee

d) Hyperbola

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4. For drawing a polygon with side of given length, first we draw a ______ with centre at one of the ends of the length and the radius as length.

a) Circle

b) Arc

c) Semicircle

d) Quarter circle

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5. The second step in drawing a polygon is to divide the semicircle into the number of ____ the polygon has.

a) Vertices

b) Edges

c) Diagonals

d) Sides

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6. The third step involved in drawing a polygon is to join the _____ one being the second division on the semicircle and the other being the first centre.

a) Points

b) Lines

c) Planes

d) Surfaces

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7. While constructing a regular hexagon using a T-square and 30˚-60˚ set square, we draw circles.

a) True

b) False

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8. To draw an arc of given radius touching two straight lines at right angles with each other, we first draw ______ with centre at the intersection point of the two lines on both the lines.

a) An arc

b) A circle

c) A square

d) A triangle

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9. In the second step in drawing the arc of given radius touching two straight lines at right angles with each other, we draw another arc from the centre at the new intersection of the arc and the lines and keeping the radius same.

a) True

b) False

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10. The tangent to both the curves in an ogee curve is perpendicular to each other.

a) True

b) False