# 1.E: Self Test 1

Self-Test 1

1. What are most drafting tables covered with?
1. Vinyl
2. Wood
3. Metal
4. Plastic wrap
2. Drafting tables are adjustable in height and angle to the floor.
1. True
2. False
3. What are T-squares used for?
1. Drawing angled lines
2. Drawing vertical lines
3. Setting paper on a table
4. Drawing horizontal lines
4. Why might a set square have rabbeted edges?
2. To help keep your pencil sharp
3. To help keep your pencil aligned
4. To allow you to draw straight lines
5. Checking a triangle should be done periodically.
1. True
2. False
6. What is a set square used for?
1. Drawing circles
2. Drawing curved lines
3. Drawing vertical and angled lines
4. Drawing horizontal and angled lines
1. When using a 45°-90°-45° and a 30°-60°-90° triangle, angles can be drawn every 10°.
1. True
2. False
2. What is a protractor used for?
1. Measuring lines
2. Measuring angles
3. Drawing angled lines
4. Drawing straight lines
3. What kind of line is drawn to check a triangle?
1. Straight
2. Parallel
3. Oblique
4. Perpendicular
4. What is a compass used for?
1. Drawing angled lines
2. Drawing straight lines
3. Drawing arcs and circles
4. Drawing irregular curves
5. What is an erasing shield used for?
1. To erase mistakes
2. To hold the eraser
3. To erase in a desired area
4. To prevent the need for erasing
6. A spline is a plastic or rubber rod reinforced with metal used for drawing curves.
1. True
2. False
1. What is the tool called a divider used for?
1. Drawing circles
2. Drawing a diameter
3. Scribing arcs on metal
4. Drawing arcs and curves
2. What is the purpose of a scale ruler?
1. To draw straight lines
2. To enlarge the scale of a drawing
3. To create drawings at a reduced scale
4. To convert between imperial and metric measures