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CSEC 2017 TECHNICAL DRAWING

Item 1 refers to the following diagram. 3. Which of the following lines is used to
indicate a cutting plane on a drawing?
025
(A) ------..-----

(B)

(C)

(D) -tv-
1. Which of the following are true about
025 in the diagram above? 4. Short arrowheads are usually placed at
right angles to the ends of which of the
I. It is an abbreviation for radius. following types of lines?
II. It indicates that the surface is
square. (A) Cutting plane
II I. It avoids using a second dimension. (8) Phantom
IV. It indicates that the drawing is in (C) Centre
first-angle projection. (D) Object

(A) I and II only Item 5 refers to the following construction.


(8) I and III only
(C). II and III only
(D) II and IV only

Item 2 refers to the following drawing


instrument.

5. In the construction above, the angle X is

2. Which of the following represents the (A)


size of angle X in the drawing instrument (8)
shown above? (C)
(D)
(A) 30°
(8) 45°
(C) 60°
(D) 90°

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6. In shape description, centre lines are used Item 10 refers to the following diagram.
to

(A) locate hidden object lines


(8) determine the height of letters
(C) construct base lines vertical to
surfaces
(D) locate positions and dimensions

Item 7 refers to the following lines.

10. The diagram above shows how to find the


centre of an arc with radius R which is
7. The lines shown above are conventions tangential to
used on standard shapes for common bar
stocks to indicate (A) a straight line
(8) a line and a circle
(A) the axes of symmetrical parts (C) two straight lines meeting at any
. (8) that the edges are to be measured angle
(C) the continuation of the objects (D) two straight lines meeting at right
(D) that sections are to be removed angles

8. When a straight line touches an arc and Item 11 refers to the following construction.
forms a right angle with the radius of the
circle

(A) a chord is formed


(8) a point of tangency is formed
(C) the curve blends exactly
(D) the line and the arc are similar in
shape

9. Which of the following is NOT a step in


the process of bisecting an angle?

(A) Marking parallel lines


(8) Drawing a perpendicular through 11. Which of the following constructions IS

the arcs illustrated above?


(C) Opening the compasses to any
suitable radius (A) A square
(D) Drawing a line through intersecting (8) Irregular curves
arcs (C) Circles in isometric
(D) Circles in perspective

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12. Which of the following statements BEST Item J4 refers to the following diagram.
describes an equilateral triangle?

(A) All the sides and angles are equal.


(B) All the sides are equal, but the
angles are unequal.
(C) All the sides are unequal but the
angles are equal.
(D) Neither the sides nor the angles
are equal.

Item 13 refers to the following triangle. 14. The diagram above shows the intersection
of the three isometric axes. What is the
value of the angle /3?
A
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

B Item 15 refers to the following diagram.

13. The triangle illustrated above can be 6


BEST constructed with the use of
4
(A) a ruler and protractor
(B) compasses and a protractor
(C) a set square and protractor
(D) compasses, a ruler and a pencil
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15. Which of the following is true about the


construction of any regular polygon as
illustrated above?

(A) 4 is the 45° mark on the bisector


ofOP
(B) 4 is the midpoint of the bisector of
OP
(C) 6 is the 30° mark on the bisector
ofOP
(D) 6 is the 75° mark on the bisector
ofOP

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16. If the perimeter of a triangle is 120 mm Item 20 refers to the following diagram.
and its sides are in the proportion 4:5:3
respectively, then the lengths of the sides,
in mm, are

(A) 20, 25 and 15


(8) 40, 60 and 20
(C) 35, 55 and 30
(D) 40, 50 and 30

17. A quadrilateral with ONE pair of parallel


sides is a

(A) rhombus 20. In the diagram above, EF to EFI is in the


(8) rectangle ratio 3 :4. The length of EF 1 is
(C) trapezium
(D) parallelogram (A) 15
(8) 30
(C) 60
Item 18 refers to the following drawing. (D) 90

21. Given that one of the angles of a rhombus


is 120°, which of the following is the value
of one of the interior adjacent angles?

(A) 40°
(8) 5]0
(C) 60°
(D) 81 °

18. The drawing illustrated above represents

(A) a truncated square pyramid


(8) a part section of a right truncated
pyramid
(C) an oblique rectangular pyramid
(D) a rectangular pyramid

19. Which of the following is used to draw an


octagon if the length of one side is given?

(A) A protractor, using the 40° angle


(8) A protractor, using the 72° angle
(C) A 60° set-square
(D) A 45° set-square

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22. The line AB = 75 mm is drawn. With . 24. Which of the following diagrams BEST
centres A and B, and with radius AB, arcs represents an external and an internal
are drawn to intersect at C. If C is joined tangent?
to A and B, then the triangle is represented
by (A) ~

(A) D ~

(B)

(B)

(C)

(C) D
(D)

(D)

Item 25 refers to the following diagram.

23. Which of the following drawings illustrates


an internal tangent? A

o F D
(A)

(B)

25. A-B is equal to

(A) major axis


(C)
(B) minor axis
(C) Y2 major axis
(D) Y2 minor axis

(D)

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Item 26 refers to the following rectilinear Item 29 refers to the following diagram.
figure.
H
s R

p Q

26. The rectilinear accuracy of the figures can


be tested by measuring the
29. In the diagram above, the angle EFH is
(A) perpendiculars
(8) diagonals (A) 30°
(C) angle P (8) 45°
(D) angle S (C) . 60°
(D) 90°

27. A netball court has a length of 30 m. A


line representing this dist':lnce measures 30. Which of the following diagrams represents
3 cm. To what scale is the line drawn? the drawing of a tangent to a circle at a point
on the circumference?
(A) 1:1 000
(8) I: 500
(C) 1: 200
(D) I: 100 (A)

28. Which of the following are MOST important


when constructing a hexagon?

(B)
I. It cap be constructed using pencil
and compass only.
II. It can be constructed if given the
diameter of the circumscribing
circle.
Ill. It can be constructed if given the
(C)
across-flat dimension.
IV. It can be constructed by drawing
tangents to the circle with a 60°
set square.

(A) I, II and III only


(8) I, III and IV only (D)
(C) II, III and IV only
(D) 1,11 and IV only

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31. A man has to transform a 100 mm square Item 33 refers to the following diagram.
drawing to the largest octagonal shape that
it will contain .. Which of the following
instruments should he use to perform the
Q --H--- p
exercise? I
I
I
-+-
(A) 30° set square --r
I
(8) Inside calipers I
X-+--+---'----X
(C) Dividers and set square F
(D) Outside calipers
DIRECTRIX---.

Item 32 refers to the following diagram.

33. Which of the following is the eccentricity


of FP:PQ in the diagram above?

(A) 1:1
(8) 1:2
AB
(C) 1:3
(D) 1:4
32. The diagram shows how to draw a

(A) rectangle equal in area to a triangle


(8) square equal in area to a rectangle
(C) triangle equal in area to a polygon
(D) square equal in area to a triangle

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34. Which of the following constructions shows Item 36 refers to the following drawing.
the correct division of a line (geometrically)
into two parts in the ratio 2:3? -I

(A)
A B
]-.-
~
5

(B)

36. Which ofthe numbered dimensions above


represents a location dimension?

(A) I
(C) (B) II
(C) III
(D) IV

37. The perpendicular distance between lines


B PQ and RS of a trapezium, PQRS, is
(D) 3.5 em. Which of the following lines would
be parallel?

1
2 (A) SP and QR
3 (B) PR and QS
4 (C) RS and PQ
5
(D) PS and QR

35. Which of the following instruments is


38. In technical drawing, the phrase 'curves
used when drawing an irregular curve on
meeting each other tangentially' means
a surface development?
that the curves
(A) Isometric template
(A) will meet smoothly
(B) French curve
(B) will not blend properly
(C) Compass
(C) have sufficient clearance
(D) Bow pen
(D) will meet at right angles

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39. Which of the following lines is used to . 42. Which of the following shapes is a pentagon?
outline a finished drawing?

(A)
(8)
(C)
••
(A)

o
40.
(D)

The fire emergency exit doors leading


(8)

o
o
from a workshop should open
(C)
(A) inwards
(8) upwards
(C) outwards

o
(D) sideways
(D)

Item 41 refers to the following diagram.

80mm
~I 43. When a draftsman is drawing a true
horizontal line, the pencil point should be
guided by a

E
E (A) scale
<:>
II) (8) T-square
(C) set square
(D) straight edge

41. The drawing above represents a room


which measures 4000 mm x 2500 mm.
The scale used in the drawing is

(A) I: 5
(8) I: I0
(C) 1:20
(D) 1:50

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Item 44 refers to the following construction. 46. A student falls and hits his head hard
against the edge of a technical drawing
table. He is MOST likely to suffer from a

c (A) concussion
(8) heart attack
(C) nervous breakdown
(D) laughing fit
B A

47. Which of the following diagrams illustrates


the procedure for drawing a perpendicular
44. The purpose of the construction above, to a line from a point outside the line?
when completed, is to

(A) draw an arc to pass through three


points (A)

y

(8) draw a tangent to the circle from A


X

(C) draw two tangents to the circle
from 8
p
(D) find the mean proportional to AO
and CO
P

45. Which of the following developments


shows a cylinder which is cut obliquely at
both ends?
(8) -. X
/

(A)

(B) OL....-'----l[]L....-_ (C)

X y

(C)

(D)
--t--t''"''-+-'' P
(D)

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56. Which of the following layouts represents 57. Whi-ch of the following shows how to
the correct orthographic projection of a divide an angle geometrically?
shaped block?

(A) cCJ (A)

H p

OJ IT]
p

V (8)

(B) cCJ B
H P

OJ
p

V
(C)
<E
(C)

H
OJ OJ P

cCJ (D)

V 58. Which of the following methods of drawing

(D) cCJ an ellipse involves constructing a rectangle?

(A) Concentric circle


H P
(8) Intersecting arcs
IT] OJ (C)
(D)
Intersecting line
Trammel
p

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59. Given a point, P, on the circumference of Item 60 refers to the following diagram.
a circle, which of the following diagrams
BEST demonstrates the principle of
constructing a tangent to a circle through
the given point?

(A)

60. Which of the following representations


is correct for the first-angle orthographic
projection of the object shown above?

(B)
(A)
-. B
~

(B)
6B
(C) ~

(C)

(0)

(0)

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