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ATA Midterm 15-16

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

 1. 

What do you call the end of the house that looks like a triangle?
a.
triangle
c.
dormer
b.
gable
d.
cupola
 

 2. 

A relatively permanent enclosed structure constructed over a plot of land for habitable use.
a.
residential house
c.
foundation
b.
building
d.
construction
 

 3. 

Wall studs are generally _______ inches on center
a.
12
c.
24
b.
8
d.
16
 

 4. 

This hand tool is like a nailer but are loaded with U-shaped staples instead of nails for fastening.
a.
impact gun
c.
drill driver
b.
hammer
d.
stapler
 

 5. 

____ is cutting off a part from the main workpiece.
a.
Grooving
c.
Knurling
b.
Parting
d.
Threading
 

 6. 

What is the piece of wood on the outside of your house that the rain gutters are mounted to?
a.
soffit
c.
fascia
b.
rake board
d.
eave
 

 7. 

____ motion moves the work back and forth.
a.
Feed
c.
Reciprocating
b.
Rotating
d.
Linear
 

 8. 

What do you call the upright pieces in a wall?
a.
suds
c.
studs
b.
duds
d.
buds
 

 9. 

Another name for sectional view is
a.
cross section.
d.
cutting plane.
b.
cutting-plane line.
e.
section.
c.
cross-sectional view.
 

 10. 

What hand tool is shown in the picture below?
mc010-1.jpg
a.
riveter
c.
nail set
b.
screwdriver
d.
scratch awl
 

 11. 

The type of drill that produces a flat-bottomed hole is a ____.
a.
spade bit
c.
twist drill
b.
chip
d.
forstner bit
 

 12. 

The horizontal member at the top of a stud wall.
a.
ridge beam
c.
top plate
b.
sill
d.
header
 

 13. 

In a two-view drawing of a cylinder, one view shows as a circle, the other as a(n)
a.
right cylinder.
d.
half circle.
b.
circle.
e.
rectangle.
c.
ellipse.
 

 14. 

Before applying asphalt shingles to the roof, what do they cover the roof with?
a.
tar paper
c.
canvas
b.
tarpaulin
d.
nothing
 

 15. 

Which of these is not part of the structural system of a building?
a.
doors & windows
c.
foundations
b.
columns and beams
d.
roof framing system
 

 16. 

The measurement marked below is
mc016-1.jpg
a.
3/4 inch
c.
1/2 inch
b.
5/8 inch
d.
5/16 inch
 

 17. 

Many of the steps involved in house construction are carried out by:
a.
sub-contractors
c.
electricians
b.
professionals
d.
plumbers
 

 18. 

One of a parallel array of light, closely spaced beams used to support a floor deck
a.
header
c.
stud
b.
Rafter
d.
Joist
 

 19. 

What are the pieces of wood called that hold up your floor? (If you go into your basement and look up, these are the pieces on edge)
a.
rafters
c.
floor boards
b.
gutters
d.
joists
 

 20. 

Which word means “potentially dangerous or risky”?
a.
corrosive
c.
stupid
b.
defective
d.
hazardous
 

 21. 

The rough covering, typically of plywood & OSB panels, applied to the outside of the roof, wall, or floor framing of a light frame structure.
a.
sheathing
c.
studs
b.
tongue & groove
d.
coverall
 

 22. 

What do a basement, slab and crawl space have in common?
a.
they are all common house foundations
c.
they are all common types of homes
b.
they are steps in the construction process
 

 23. 

____ motion moves a work in one direction along a straight line.
a.
Rotating
c.
Feed
b.
Reciprocating
d.
Linear
 

 24. 

____ is cutting across the end of a rotating workpiece.
a.
Tapering
c.
Turning
b.
Facing
d.
Grooving
 

 25. 

Which word means “a drawing that shows a view of a building from the front, rear or side”?
a.
plan
c.
view
b.
foundation
d.
elevation
 

 26. 

A hand tool used for marking lines.
a.
digital rule
c.
chalk line
b.
tape measure
d.
folding rule
 

 27. 

Which way is a piece of wood strongest (viewed from the end)?
a.
lying on the shorter part (on edge)
c.
lying on the longer part (flat)
b.
they are both equally strong
 

 28. 

The tool picture below is called a _______________.
mc028-1.jpg
a.
stanley
c.
ruler
b.
square
d.
triangle
 

 29. 

Half-size scale on a drawing can also be specified as
a.
2:1.
d.
one-half size.
b.
2/1.
e.
1/2.
c.
1:2.
 

 30. 

The section of the computer that holds information and instructions is the ____ unit.
a.
processing
c.
memory
b.
output
d.
input
 

 31. 

The shed we constructed in class is an example of what type of roof?
a.
lean to
c.
salt box
b.
gambrel
d.
gable
 

 32. 

Which of the following is not a rule of using tools and machines safely?
a.
Wear safety glasses.
b.
Hold hot materials with pliers or tongs.
c.
Place hot parts in a safe place to cool.
d.
Use matches to light torches and furnaces.
 

 33. 

Which tends to have more strength laterally?
a.
screws
c.
nails
b.
both are equal
 

 34. 

Which of the following is NOT a function of machine guards?
a.
To help keep the operator safe
c.
To interfere with the operator’s ability to use the equipment
b.
To protect the operator from fast moving blades
d.
To contain sawdust, wood scraps and
debris
 

 35. 

The cutting tool below is a
mc035-1.jpg
a.
miter saw
c.
scroll saw
b.
circular saw
d.
band saw
 

 36. 

____ motion brings new material into the cutter.
a.
Reciprocating
c.
Feed
b.
Linear
d.
Rotating
 

 37. 

Stud to left or right of a window or door that is continuous from the bottom plate to the top plate.
a.
Jack Stud
c.
King Stud
b.
Cripple Stud
d.
Ace Stud
 

 38. 

The right-side view of an object shows the ____ accurately.
a.
length and width
d.
width and depth
b.
length and height
e.
height and width
c.
depth and height
 

 39. 

Which way should the teeth on the bandsaw blade face on a downward stroke?
a.
left
c.
up
b.
right
d.
down
 

 40. 

____ motion moves a work in one direction along a straight line.
a.
Feed
c.
Rotating
b.
Reciprocating
d.
Linear
 

 41. 

The cutting tool below is a
mc041-1.jpg
a.
miter saw
c.
circular saw
b.
band saw
d.
scroll saw
 

 42. 

The measurement marked below is
mc042-1.jpg
a.
1-1/4 inches
c.
1-1/8 inches
b.
1-1/16 inches
d.
1-2/8 inches
 

 43. 

The cutting tool below is a
mc043-1.jpg
a.
scroll saw
c.
miter saw
b.
band saw
d.
circular saw
 

 44. 

The measurement marked below is
mc044-1.jpg
a.
3-1/8 inches
c.
3-4/32 inches
b.
3-1/4 inches
d.
3-1/2 inches
 

 45. 

A drawing or set of drawings from which a part or product is manufactured is a(n) ____ drawing.
a.
multiview
d.
working
b.
pictorial
e.
dual-dimensioned
c.
oblique
 

 46. 

Beore changing accessories such as bits, belts, and blades
a.
let it coast while changing it
c.
disconnect the power source
b.
turn on the machine
d.
press and hold the start button
 

 47. 

Which resists being pulled out better?
a.
both resist equally
c.
screws
b.
nails
 

 48. 

Before working on stock )wood or other workpieces) always check for
a.
loose knots
c.
nails
b.
all of the above
d.
cracks
 

 49. 

A wood wall framing member that is shorter than full length studs because it is interrupted by a header or sill
a.
Jack Stud
c.
King Stud
b.
Cripple Stud
d.
Queen Stud
 

 50. 

____ motion brings new material into the cutter.
a.
Rotating
c.
Linear
b.
Feed
d.
Reciprocating
 

 51. 

What is 1/2 scale mean?
a.
1/2” = 1 foot
c.
objects are half the actual size
b.
object is twice as big
d.
object weighs half as much
 

 52. 

What is the actual size of a 2 x 4?
a.
2-1/2” x 4-1/2”
c.
2” x 4”
b.
1-1/2” x 3-1/2”
d.
1” x 3”
 

 53. 

How do they assemble the walls during the construction process?
a.
They assemble them on the ground, then lift them up and into place.
c.
Workers hold them up, while a machine affixes them together.
b.
Cranes hold each wall up, then they're bolted into place
 

 54. 

What are the pieces of wood called that hold up your roof. (if you go into your attic and look up, these are the pieces on edge)
a.
gutters
c.
strapping
b.
rafters
d.
joists
 

 55. 

What is the best way to make sure a building, wall, or window has four corners of 90 degrees?
a.
make sure the 2 sides are equal length, top and bottom are equal length, diagonals are equal length
c.
measure the diagonals, make sure they are equal
b.
make sure that the 2 sides are equal in length
d.
make sure that the 2 sides are equal length and the top and bottom are equal length
 

 56. 

The type of drill that produces a flat-bottomed hole is a ____.
a.
chip
c.
forstner bit
b.
spade bit
d.
twist drill
 

 57. 

What is the first thing most power tool manuals discuss under their Power Tool Safety
a.
keep work area clean
c.
know where the off switch is
b.
hold the handle firmly
d.
dispose of the safety guard
 

 58. 

Why do homes use insulation?
a.
to add a splash of color to an otherwise dull-colored home
c.
to minimize heat transfer through the walls and ceiling
b.
to make extra work for grunts
d.
to satisfy international building regulations
 

 59. 

Stud to the left or right of a window or door that runs from the bottom plate to the underside of a lintel or header. It supports the lintel or the header
a.
Ace Stud
c.
King Stud
b.
Jack Stud
d.
Cripple Stud
 

 60. 

____ motion moves the work back and forth.
a.
Feed
c.
Reciprocating
b.
Rotating
d.
Linear
 

Case
 

 61. 

Using AutoDesk Inventor, use the multi-view drawing below to recreate the fully dimensioned drawing (.dwg) by first creating the part (.ipt).  All of the dimensions pictured below should show up on your finished drawing. Print out your .dwg and submit. Include your name, date, and title (Midterm drawing). All of the dimensions pictured below are in “inches”

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