# Quiz 4: Geometric Construction

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Q 8Q 8

To accurately draw a circle, a minimum of four points on the circumference of the circle are needed.

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Q 15Q 15

The radius of a tangent arc to two lines is the same as the distance of the parallel lines drawn to the lines.

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Q 16Q 16

If a line is tangent to a circle, it will intersect the circle at how many point(s)?
A)1
B)2
C) 3
D) 4

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Q 17Q 17

If the faces of a polyhedron are equal polygons, the resulting solid figure is a _____ polyhedron?
A)acute
B)obtuse
C) regular
D) straight

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Q 19Q 19

The distance across a circle and through its center point is called the _____.
A)circumference
B)radius
C) diameter
D) tangent

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Q 21Q 21

The sum of the angles inside of any triangle will always equal _____ degrees.
A)45
B)90
C) 180
D) 360

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Q 23Q 23

A line that divides another line in half, and is 90 degrees to that line is called a(n):
A)perpendicular bisector
B)parallel bisector
C) isometric bisector
D) oblique bisector

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Q 25Q 25

Which of the following is true regarding a line?
A)It is the shortest distance between two points.
B)It can be drawn in any direction.
C) It can be straight, an arc, or a free curve.
D) All of the above

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Q 26Q 26

Which of the following is true regarding the sum of three internal angles of a triangle?
A)They will always add up to be exactly 180 degrees.
B)The angles, added together, will never be greater than 180 degrees, but are sometimes less than 180 degrees.
C) The angles will all be the same size.
D) both A and C

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Q 27Q 27

The circumference of a circle can be calculated by:
A)multiplying pi by the diameter of the circle
B)dividing the area of the circle by pi
C) multiplying four times the pi times the radius
D) both A and C

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Q 28Q 28

Which of the following is not a kind of triangle?
A)equilateral
B)obtuse
C) quadrilateral
D) scalene

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Q 29Q 29

An actual point in space is represented on a drawing by:
A)an "X" at its exact location
B)a dot at its exact location
C) a small triangle at its exact location
D) a crisscross at its exact location

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Q 30Q 30

Which of the following is not true regarding concentric and eccentric circles?
A)Concentric circles have a common center point.
B)Eccentric circles have no common center point.
C) Concentric circles have no common center point.
D) Two or more circles with a common center point are called concentric.

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Q 31Q 31

Which of the following is not true regarding an angle?
A)There are three major types of angles.
B)An angle must be less than 180 degrees.
C) An obtuse angle is one of the major types of angles.
D) An angle is formed by two intersecting lines.

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Q 32Q 32

What is the minimum number of points required to determine the circumference of a circle?
A)2
B)3
C) 4
D) No minimum is required.

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Q 33Q 33

The shape that results from passing a plane through a cone parallel to the base is a(n):
A)ellipse
B)circle
C) triangle
D) parabola

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Q 34Q 34

The shape that results from passing a plane through a cone perpendicular to the base through the apex of the cone is a(n):
A)ellipse
B)circle
C) triangle
D) parabola

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Q 35Q 35

This drafting tool is used to draw irregular curves.
A)compass
B)trammel
C) French curve
D) protractor

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Q 36Q 36

On an ellipse, the foci are:
A)the center points for the major axis
B)the center points for the minor axis
C) the center point of the ellipse
D) one-half the distance of the minor and major axis

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Q 37Q 37

An ellipse is formed from a cone by passing a plane through the cone:
A)parallel to the base
B)perpendicular to the base
C) at an angle to the cone
D) along the edge of the cone

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Q 38Q 38

A parabola is:
A)half of an ellipse
B)half of a circle
C) half of a triangle
D) half of a hyperbola

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Q 39Q 39

Which of the following is not an object that can be drawn using a helix?
A)screw threads
B)spiral staircase
C) hook
D) worm gear

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