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Chapter 17



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

In an isometric drawing, vertical lines are drawn vertically and horizontal lines are drawn at an angle of __________.
a.
45º from vertical
b.
30º from vertical
c.
45º from horizontal
d.
30º from horizontal
 

 2. 

a drawing with one surface shown on the plane of the paper and the adjoining surface at an angle is called a(n) __________ drawing.
a.
oblique
b.
orthographic
c.
opaque
d.
isometric
 

 3. 

A style of drawing in which separate sides of an object are shown as if projected against the inside of a glass box is called __________ projection.
a.
oblique
b.
orthographic
c.
opaque
d.
isometric
 

 4. 

A view of an object as seen from directly above is called a(n) __________.
a.
elevation
b.
plan
c.
detail
d.
section
 

 5. 

A view of an object as seen from the side and showing the height of the object is called a(n) __________ drawing.
a.
elevation
b.
plan
c.
detail
d.
section
 

 6. 

A view of an object as though the object has been cut in half is called a(n) __________ drawing.
a.
elevation
b.
plan
c.
detail
d.
section
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 7. 

To show all information accurately and to keep all lines and angles in proportion, most construction drawings are drawn by ________________________________________.
 

 

 8. 

A drawing that shows what would be seen if you stood in front of a house is a(n) ______________________________ drawing.
 

 

 9. 

A drawing that shows what would be exposed if a cut were made through an object is called a(n) ____________________ drawing.
 

 

Short Answer
 

 10. 

Explain why parallel lines are added to oblique drawings.
 



 
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