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If available, objects have multifunctional grips. You select an object and then hover over a grip to view and access the multifunctional
grip menu. Match the object with its available multifunctional grips.

Object

Grip Charateristic

Spline

Stretch fit point

Stretch

Hatch

Add fit point

Flip arrow

Remove fit point

Move text only

Refine vertices

Reset text position

Remove vertices

Center vertically

Stretch

Stretch vertex

Lengthen landing

Add vertex

Add leader

Remove vertex

Add Vertex

Convert to arc

Remove vertex

Convert to line

Line
Multileader
Dimension
Polyline

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Open the drawing file PartList.dwg


1. Using the Mleaderalign command, align multileader 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 at a 0-degree direction using multileader 5 as the leader to
align to.
2. Align multileader 7, 8 and 9 at 90 degrees using multileader 8 as the alignment leader.
What is the distance from the center of balloon 2 to the center of balloon 8?

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Open the drawing file LeverBase.dwg


Rotate and copy the lever to 19 degrees. The rotation base point is the center of the circle labeled C.
What is the distance from the center of circle A to the center of circle B?

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Open the drawing file NewForest.dwg


1. Using the Offset command, set the Layer option to Current, and specify an offset distance of 3.
2. Select the polyline labeled A and offset it to the outside.
What is the length of the new polyline?
What is the layer of the new polyline?

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Window Polygon

Crossing

Crossing Polygon

Window

Review the figures shown and complete this sentence:


The
selection set was used to erase the four holes.

Selection Set Choices


Window Polygon
Crossing
Crossing Polygon
Window
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Which sequence describes the proper procedure to rotate the chair to its final positions?
o A) 1. Click the Home tab > Modify panel > Rotate
2. Specify the center of the table as the base points for the rotation.
3. Select the chair to rotate.
4. Enter C to create a copy of the selected objects.
5. Specify the rotation angle of 138 degrees.

o C) 1. Click the Home tab > Modify panel > Rotate,


2. Select the chair to rotate.
3. Specify the center of the table as the base point of the rotation.
4. Specify the rotation angle of 180 degrees.

o B) 1. Select the chair to rotate


2. Specify the center of the tables as the base point for the rotation.
3. Specify a reference angle of 42 degrees.
4. Specify the rotation angle of 138 degrees

o D) 1. Click the Home tab > Modify panel > Rotate.


2. Select the chair to rotate.
3. Specify the center of the tables as the base point for the rotation.
4. Specify the rotation angle 138 degrees

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Which statements describe the most efficient procedure to apply to the polyline object?
o A) 1. Click the Home tab > Modify panel > Chamfer and Fillet drop-down
list > Fillet.
2. Select a horizontal line.
3. Select a vertical line that forms a corner to create the first fillet.
4. Continue selecting the remaining horizontal and vertical lines to
create 12 fillets.

o C) 1. Click the Home tab > Modify panel > Chamfer and Fillet drop-down
list > Fillet.
2. Enter R for Radius. Specify a radius.
3. Select the polyline.

o B) 1. Click the Home tab > Modify panel > Chamfer and Fillet drop-down
list > Fillet.
2. Enter R for Radius. Specify a radius.
3. Select a horizontal line.
3. Select a vertical line that forms a corner to create the first fillet.
4. Continue selecting the remaining horizontal and vertical lines to
create 12 fillets.

o D) 1. Click the Home tab > Modify panel > Chamfer and Fillet drop-down
list > Fillet.
2. Enter R for Radius. Specify a radius.
3. Select P for Polyline
4. Select the polyline

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Match each example of Trim and Extend in this drawing to how it is applied.

Extend and Trim to clean up walls

1.

Extend to column
Trim to clean up walls

2.

Trim to column
Trim walls and column

3.
4.

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Which of the following is a valid statement for creating or managing layers?


o
o
o
o

A) Layer names can use the following characters: < > / \ : ; ?.


B) Grips are displayed on objects that are on locked layers.
C) You can assign layers a transparency from 0 100
D) You can lock layers, and they have fade settings.

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Open the drawing file NewDesignOffice.dwg


Insert the block named Table at X=1339, Y=200
Scale 1
Rotation Angle: 90 degrees
Use the BEDIT command to edit the Table block
Establish a new basepoint at the intersection at the upper-right inside corner of the table, as shown.
Save and close the block editor
What is the distance from the corner (intersection) on the desk labeled A to the corner (intersection) on the Table block labeled B?

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Open the drawing file: NewForest.dwg


1. Zoom to the area labeled D.
2. Select the polyline labeled D to show all grip locations.
3. Select the grip that closest to the point labeled P and move the grip to stretch the vertex of the polyline to the point using Node
object snap, as shown.
4. Using the PEDIT command, select the polyline, and enter s (Spline) to create an approximation of a spline.
What is the length of the edited polyline?

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Draw objects have various characteristics:


Chamfer and fillet
Have width
Define by area
Have elevation or thickness
Which object supports all of these capabilities?
o
o
o
o
o
o

A) Polygon
B) Arc
C) Circle
D) Ellipse
E) Rectangle
F) Spline

o
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Open the drawing file: DIM_Styles.dwg.


1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

In model space, modify the current dimension style, ISO-25.


Change the Text style to ROMANS.
Change the text placement to Vertical: Above.
Change the text alignment to Aligned with Dimension Line.
Set the Scale for dimension features to Annotative. Click OK, and
then click Close to exit the Dimension Style Manager.
6. On the status bar, click the Annotation Visibility and AutoScale
tools to turn on
7. Set the model space Annotation scale to 1:10
8. Use Dimension Update to update ALL the properties of all the
dimensions. (On the status bar, click the Annotation Visibility and
AutoScale tools if all the dimension are not visible).

What is the distance from the insertion point of the 444.5 text to the
insertion point of the 95.25 text?

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Match the Plot Area options with the appropriate definition.

Option

Definition

Display

When plotting everything within the printable are of the specified paper size (in paper
space), with the origin calculated from 0,0.

Extents

Plots a view that was previously saved in the named view list. If there are no saved views
in the drawing, this option is unavailable.

Layout

Plots any portion of the drawing you specify. Use your pointing device to specify opposite
corners of the area to be plotted, or enter coordinate values.

Limits

Plots the view in the current viewport in the Model tab or the current paper space view in
a layout tab.

View

Window

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Open the drawing file: Edit_Dimensions.dwg.


1. Using the DIMTEDIT command, center-justify the dimension 25.4.
2. Using the DIMSPACE command to select the 36.58 dimension as
the base dimension, change the 44.45 dimension to a 19 unit
spacing,
3. Using the DIMSPACE command to select the 9.53 dimension as the
base dimension, change the 25.4, 34.29 and 41.28 dimensions to a
19 unit spacing.
Using the Insert Object Snap, what is the distance from the insertion
point of the dimension text 44.45 to the insertion point of the dimension
text 25.4?

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Open the drawing file: Annotation_Scale.dwg


1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Open the Properties palette and select the two dimensions in model space.
On the Properties palette, set Annotative to Yes
On the status bar, make sure that Annotation Visibility and AutoScale are turned on
On the status bar, set Annotation Scale to1:2 (Note: The dimensions and text should appear larger)
Select the text string MATERIAL: 6061 ALUMINIUM.

What is the model text height MATERIAL: 6061 ALUMINIUM?

What is the distance from the endpoint of the extension line at point A to the endpoint of the extension line at point B?

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Open the drawing file: Office.dwg.


1. Zoom to Room 203
2. Thaw the Hidden Text layer.
3. Select the Chair block labeled F and right-click Isolate > Hide Objects.
What text appears?

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Open the drawing file: Design_Office.dwg


Move the plotter labeled G from its insertion point to midway between the corners of the desks labeled X and Y.
What is the distance from the midpoint of the plotter at P1 to the midpoint of the back of the chair at P2?

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Open the drawing file: Stretch_Walls.dwg


1. Using the Stretch command, move the north wall 60 units as shown.
2. Using the Stretch command, move the east wall 60 units as shown.
What is the distance from the intersection labeled A to the intersection labeled B?

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Open the drawing file: Hatch_Objects.dwg


Hatch the roof and then reduce the number of roof dormers.
Set the appropriate Hatch options and Outer Island Detection option as needed.
1. Hatch the roof area using the ANGLE pattern at a scale of 1.
2. Delete the right dormer as shown.
What is the area of the hatch?

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Review the grips shown. Match each single line text justification point location with its description.

BC (Bottom Center)

1.

BL (Bottom Left)
BR (Bottom Right)

2.

MC (Middle Center)
ML (Middle Left)

3.

TC (Top Center)

4.

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Open the drawing file: ObjectProperties.dwg


1. Window-select all the circles in the drawing, then press [SHIFT]+select the large circle to remove it from the selection set.
2. Change the diameter of all the small circles to 15 and regenerate the drawing.
In the table, what is the percentage of the total?

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The Walls layer has been locked. Why has the on-screen visibility of the walls in the drawing been reduce?
o A) The Walls layer transparency was set to 0
o B) Xref fading was set to 100.
o C) The locked layer fading is set to 80.
o D) A different color is used for the locked layer.

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With PolarSnap set to .500, which polar tracking increment angle will complete the drawing as shown?
o A) 30
o B) 15
o C) 0
o D) 10

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Open the drawing file: Arrays.dwg


1. Create a polar array of the chair using the center of table A as the center point
to create the array.
o Associative: No
o Items: 5
o Fill Angle: -125
2. Create a rectangular array of the CADGroupFurniture B:
o Associative: No
o Columns: 1
o Rows: 3
o Distance between rows: 96
What is the distance from the insertion point of the chair labeled C to the insertion
point of the CADGroupFurniture labeled D?

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Which Polyline Creation options were used to draw the polyline?


o A) Arc and Spline
o B) and Fit Curve
o C) Arc and Width
o D) Line and Arc

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Open the drawing file: Office.dwg


1. Make the Floorplan layout current.
2. Right-click the Floorplan layout tab.
3. Click Page Setup Manager.
4. Click Modify.
5. For Printer/Plotter, select DWG to PDF.pc3.
6. For Paper Size, select ISO A4 (297.00 x 210.00) sheet. Click OK.
Click Close.
7. Create one viewport so it fills the printable area.
8. Double-click in the viewport and zoom to extents.
9. Set Viewport Scale to 1:20.
10.Thaw the layer HiddenText.
11.Regenerate the drawing.
What text appears in the lower-right corner of the viewport?

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When using the Join command, you can combine similar objects into one object. Which example is valid to join two objects together?
o A) LINE with tangent ARC
o B) Two non-collinear LINES
o Two coplanar SPLINES
o ARCs with same radius and center point.

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A.

B.

C.

D.

Which is the most efficient technique to draw the two circles?


o A) Turn on running object snaps and object snaps tracking to draw the two circles.
o B) Draw a circle at the lower left corner of the part and copy to the new locations.
o C) Draw diagonal construction lines and draw two circles at the midpoints.
o D) Draw construction lines and draw two circles.

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Open the drawing: New_Office.dwg


An external reference (xref) was attached to the current drawing. The xref Bind option was selected to bind xref-dependent named
objects in the drawing.
What is the name of the one layer that was bound into the drawing?

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A layout represents the dimensional size of a sheet of paper. You specify a logical name and paper size, and insert your title block on it.
When plotting a layout, you base the plot on the selected size of paper. Which statements described the proper procedure to modify
and plot the Floorplan layout?
1. A)

1. Right-click on the Floorplan layout tab and select Page


Setup Manager.
2. Select the Modify button in the Page Setup Manager.
3. Select the Printer/Plotter
4. Select the Paper Size and click OK and Close.
5. Insert the Title Block.
6. Double-click in the viewport and zoom extents.
7. Set the viewport scale to 1:40.
8. Plot the layout at a scale of 1:1.

2. C) 1. Right-click on the Floorplan layout tab and select Page Setup


Manager.
2. Select the Modify button in the Page Setup Manager.
3. Select the Printer/Plotter
4. Select the Paper Size and click OK and Close.
5. Insert the Title Block.
6. Create a rectangular viewport.
7. Double-click in the viewport and zoom extents.
8. Set the viewport scale to 1:40.
9. Plot the layout at a scale of 1:1.

3. B)

1. Right-click on the Floorplan layout tab and select Page


Setup Manager.
2. Select the Modify button in the Page Setup Manager.
3. Select the Printer/Plotter
4. Select the Paper Size and click OK and Close.
5. Insert the Title Block.
6. Create a rectangular viewport.
7. Double-click in the viewport and zoom extents.
8. Set the viewport scale to 1:40.
9. Plot the layout at a scale of 1:40.

4. D) 1. Right-click on the Floorplan layout tab and select Page Setup


Manager.
2. Select the Modify button in the Page Setup Manager.
3. Select the Printer/Plotter
4. Select the Paper Size and click OK and Close.
5. Create a rectangular viewport.
6. Double-click in the viewport and zoom extents.
7. Set the viewport scale to 1:40.
8. Plot the layout at a scale of 1:40.

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Open the drawing file: Mirror.dwg.


Mirror the cabinet labeled A into Room 102 at the wall centreline.
What is the distance from the sofa midpoint labeled D to the mirrored cabinet labeled E?

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Open the drawing file: Engineering_Office.dwg.


1. From the insertion point of the computer on the desk labeled D, copy the computer to the center of the labeled A.
2. Rotate the computer 90 degrees using the insertion point as the base point as shown on desk A.
What is the distance from the insertion point of the computer on desk D to the corner of the computer labeled E on desk A?

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Open the drawing file: Area.dwg.


A reforestation project will have trees planted in the boundary area labeled A. Within the boundary is a lake labeled L.
What is the area of the boundary A minus the lake L?

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Open the drawing file Baseline.dwg.


In the drawing you are going to add baseline dimension to the exiting dimensions.
1. Using the DIMBASELINE command, select the 2.00 linear dimension as the base dimension and complete the horizontal baseline
dimensions.
2. Complete the vertical baseline dimensions using the 1.00 linear dimension as the base dimension.
What is the distance from the end of the extension line labeled A to the end of the extension line labeled B?

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