# Engineering Drawing Questions and Answers – First Angle Projection Method

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This set of Engineering Drawing Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “First Angle Projection Method”.

1. In 1st angle projection the object is kept in _________

Explanation: We can keep an object in any quadrant of projection planes but every time we keep in different quadrants gives different relative positions in projections. Here 1st angle represents the initial stage in forming projection of planes so 1st quadrant represents 1st angle projection.

2. 1st angle projection is recommended by _____________
a) USA
b) ISI
c) Bureau of Indian Standards
d) ASME

Explanation: First angle projection is recommended by Bureau of Indian Standards but USA and other countries recommend third angle projection. The changes in both the projections are relative positions in projection.

3. In 1st angle projection the _________ lies between ___________ and ____________
a) object, projection plane, observer
b) projection plane, object, observer
c) reference line, side view, front view
d) reference line, left side view, right side view

Explanation: The observer is always at the right side top end. So as the observer watches the object comes first and then the projection plane as the object in the 1st quadrant in 1st angle projection. So object lies between projection plane and observer.
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4. In 1st angle projection, the front view will be below the top view.
a) True
b) False

Explanation: As the object is in first quadrant and the front view projects on vertical plane and top view projects on horizontal plane. And for representing the projection the horizontal plane has to turn 90 degrees in clockwise direction. The top view will be below the front view.

5. In 1st angle projection the positions of front and top views are __________
a) top view lies above the front view
b) front view lies above the top view
c) front view lie left side to top view
d) top view lie left side to front view

Explanation: As the object is in first quadrant and the front view projects on vertical plane and top view projects on horizontal plane. And for representing the projection the horizontal plane has to turn 90 degrees in clockwise direction.
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6. In 1st angle projection, the left side view will be left side of front view.
a) True
b) False

Explanation: In first angle projection the object’s left side will be projected only if we watch from left side of object and the impression will fall to the right side of front view similar to the other side also so the left side view is placed on the right side of front view.

7. The positions of right side view and front view of an object kept in 1st quadrant and projection are drawn?
a) Right side view is right side of front view
b) Right side view is left side of front view
c) Right side view is above the front view
d) Right side view is below the front view

Explanation: In first angle projection the object’s right side will be projected only if we watch from right side of object and the impression will fall to the left side of front view similar to the other side also so the right side view is placed on the left side of front view.

8. The positions of reference line and top view in 1st angle projection are __________
a) reference line lies above the top view
b) reference line lies below the top view
c) reference line lie left side to top view
d) reference line lie right side to top view

Explanation: Reference line will be the xy line which is formed by intersection of vertical plane and horizontal plane. In the first angle projection the projections of object is taken by placing object in 1st quadrant and top view is projected on to horizontal plane which is after the reference line.

9. If an object is placed in 1st quadrant such that one of the surfaces of object is coinciding with vertical plane, what is the correct position of views from the following?
a) The front view touches the reference line
b) The side view touches the reference line
c) The top view touches the reference line
d) The bottom view touches the reference line

Explanation: In the first angle projection the projections of object is taken by placing object in 1st quadrant. If the object’s surface is coinciding the vertical plane which indirectly saying the distance from vertical plane is zero so top view of that object touches the reference line.

10. If an object is placed in 1st quadrant such that one of the surfaces of object is coinciding with horizontal plane, what is the correct position of views from the following?
a) The front view touches the reference line
b) The side view touches the reference line
c) The top view touches the reference line
d) The bottom view touches the reference line

Explanation: In the first angle projection the projections of object is taken by placing object in 1st quadrant. If the object’s surface is coinciding the horizontal plane which indirectly saying the distance from horizontal plane is zero so front view of that object touches the reference line.

11. If an object is placed in 1st quadrant such that one of the surfaces of object is coinciding with both vertical plane and horizontal plane, what is the correct position of views from the following?
a) The top view touches the reference line
b) The top view and side view touch each other
c) Both side views touch each other
d) The top view and front touches each other at reference line

Explanation: If the object is placed in 1st quadrant and the object’s surface is coinciding with both the horizontal plane and vertical plane which indirectly saying the distance from both the planes is zero so both top and front views of that object touches the reference line.

12. Where is the position of bottom view in 1st angle projection?
a) left side of right hand side view
b) right side of right hand side view
c) above the front view
d) below the top view

Explanation: First angle projection means the object is placed in first quadrant and the top view of the object is below the front view so the bottom view is above the front view. This is obtained as the bottom view is viewed from bottom and so is projected upwards.

13. Where is the position of back view in 1st angle projection?
a) left side of right hand side view
b) right side of right hand side view
c) above the front view
d) below the top view

Explanation: In the first angle projection the top view of the object is below the front view and then come the side views to the left and right of front view and then back view which can either be kept on ends of side views but as standard notation it is placed on right side of right side view.

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