This set of Engineering Drawing Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Projection of Line Inclined to both the Planes”.

1. A line of length 10 cm at first lied on the horizontal plane parallel to vertical plane and then keeping one of its ends fixed turned 30 degrees with respect to vertical plane and then turned 45 degrees with respect to horizontal plane. What is the length of line in top view?

a) 5 cm

b) 7.07 cm

c) 3.53 cm

d) 10 cm

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Explanation: First imagine the line in horizontal plane parallel to vertical plane as here we are asked to find the top view’s length even if the line is rotated within the horizontal plane the line length will not change and then rotated with respect to horizontal plane which is calculated as follows. 10 x cos (45)= 7.07 cm.

2. A line of length 10 cm at first lied on the horizontal plane parallel to vertical plane and then keeping one of its ends fixed turned 30 degrees with respect to vertical plane and then turned 45 degrees with respect to horizontal plane. What is the length of line in front view?

a) 8.66 cm

b) 7.07 cm

c) 3.53 cm

d) 6.12 cm

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Explanation: First imagine the line in horizontal plane parallel to vertical plane as here we are asked to find the front view’s length even if the line is rotated with respect to horizontal plane the line length will not change and then rotated with respect to the vertical plane which is calculated as follows 10 x cos (30) =8.66 cm.

3. A line of length 15 cm at first lied on the vertical plane parallel to horizontal plane and then keeping one of its ends fixed turned 30 degrees with respect to horizontal plane and then turned 50 degrees with respect to vertical plane. What is the length of the line in top view?

a) 9.6 cm

b) 7.5 cm

c) 12.99 cm

d) 11.49 cm

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Explanation: First imagine the line in vertical plane parallel to horizontal plane as here we are asked to find the top view’s length so even if the line is rotated with respect to the horizontal plane the line length will not change and then rotated with respect to the vertical plane which is calculated as follows 15 x cos (30) =12.99 cm.

4. A line of length 15 cm at first lied on the vertical plane parallel to horizontal plane and then keeping one of its ends fixed turned 30 degrees with respect to horizontal plane and then turned 50 degrees with respect to vertical plane. What is the length of the line in front view?

a) 9.6 cm

b) 12.99 cm

c) 7.5 cm

d) 11.49 cm

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Explanation: First imagine the line in vertical plane parallel to horizontal plane as here we are asked to find the front view’s length so even if the line is rotated with respect to the vertical plane the line length will not change and also rotated with respect to the horizontal plane which is calculated as follows 15 x cos (50) = 9.6 cm.

5. A line of length 15 cm at first lied on the profile plane parallel to horizontal plane and then keeping one of its ends fixed turned 30 degrees with respect to horizontal plane and then turned 50 degrees with respect to profile plane. What is the length of the line in top view?

a) 9.6 cm

b) 12.99 cm

c) 7.5 cm

d) 11.49 cm

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Explanation: First imagine the line in profile plane parallel to horizontal plane as here we are asked to find the top view’s length so even if the line is rotated within the horizontal plane the line length will not change and also rotated with respect to the horizontal plane which is calculated as follows 15 x cos (30) = 12.99 cm.

6. A line of length 15 cm at first lied on the profile plane parallel to horizontal plane and then keeping one of its ends fixed turned 30 degrees with respect to horizontal plane and then turned 50 degrees with respect to profile plane. What is the length of the line in side view?

a) 9.6 cm

b) 12.99 cm

c) 7.5 cm

d) 11.49 cm

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Explanation: First imagine the line in profile plane parallel to horizontal plane as here we are asked to find the side view’s length so even if the line is rotated within the profile plane the line length will not change and then rotated with respect to the profile plane which is calculated as follows 15 x cos (50) = 9.6 cm.

7. A line of length 20 cm at first lied on the profile plane parallel to vertical plane and then keeping one of its ends fixed turned 40 degrees with respect to vertical plane and then turned 20 degrees with respect to profile plane. What is the length of the line in top view?

a) 18.79 cm

b) 6.8 cm

c) 12.85 cm

d) 15.32 cm

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Explanation: First imagine the line in profile plane parallel to vertical plane as here we are asked to find the top view’s length so even if the line is rotated within the horizontal plane the line length will not change and then rotated with respect to the horizontal plane which is calculated as follows 20 x sin (40) = 12.85 cm.

8. A line of length 20 cm at first lied on the profile plane parallel to the vertical plane and then keeping one of its ends fixed turned 40 degrees with respect to vertical plane and then turned 20 degrees with respect to profile plane. What is the length of the line in side view?

a) 18.79 cm

b) 6.8 cm

c) 12.85 cm

d) 15.32 cm

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Explanation: First imagine the line in profile plane parallel to vertical plane as here we are asked to find the side view’s length so even if the line is rotated within the profile plane the line length will not change and also rotated with respect to the profile plane which is calculated as follows 20 x cos (20) = 18.79 cm.

9. A line of length 15 cm at first lied on the vertical plane parallel to horizontal plane and then keeping one of its ends fixed turned 35 degrees with respect to horizontal plane and then turned 40 degrees with respect to vertical plane. What is the length of the line in front view?

a) 9.6 cm

b) 11.4 cm

c) 12.28 cm

d) 8.6 cm

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Explanation: First imagine the line in profile plane parallel to vertical plane as here we are asked to find the side view’s length so even if the line is rotated within the vertical plane the line length will not change and also rotated with respect to the vertical plane which is calculated as follows 15 x sin (35) = 8.6 cm.

10. A line of length 15 cm at first lied on the vertical plane parallel to horizontal plane and then keeping one of its ends fixed turned 35 degrees with respect to horizontal plane and then turned 40 degrees with respect to vertical plane. What is the length of the line in top view?

a) 9.6 cm

b) 11.4 cm

c) 12.28 cm

d) 8.6 cm

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Explanation: First imagine the line in profile plane parallel to vertical plane as here we are asked to find the side view’s length so even if the line is rotated within the horizontal plane the line length will not change and also rotated with respect to the horizontal plane which is calculated as follows 15 x cos (40) =11.4 cm.

11. A line of length X cm lied on horizontal plane turned 60 degrees with respect to horizontal plane by keeping one of its ends fixed and attained length of Y cm top view. Which of the following statement is true?

a) X =Y

b) X=2 * Y

c) X= ½ * Y

d) X >Y

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Explanation: As cos (60) =0.5. The X would equal to ½ *Y. The relation would be like this. X=Y happens if we watch from front view. And X will not be greater than Y as X is made to turn either it would stay same or become less than it.

12. There will be no change in length if the line is viewed parallel to plane on which the line is present and also if the line is rotated with respect to perpendicular planes.

a) True

b) False

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Explanation: There will be no change in length if the line is viewed parallel to plane on which the line is present and also if the line is rotated with respect to perpendicular planes. If the line is rotated with respect to the same plane on which it is located then a new measure is formed.

13. A line of length 25 cm at first lied on the profile plane parallel to horizontal plane and then keeping one of its ends fixed turned 55 degrees with respect to horizontal plane and then turned 65 degrees with respect to profile plane. What is the length of the line in top view?

a) 22.65 cm

b) 10.56 cm

c) 14.33 cm

d) 20.47 cm

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Explanation: First imagine the line in profile plane parallel to vertical plane as here we are asked to find the side view’s length so even if the line is rotated within the horizontal plane the line length will not change and also rotated with respect to the horizontal plane which is calculated as follows 25 x cos (55)= 14.33 cm.

14. A line of length 25 cm at first lied on the profile plane parallel to horizontal plane and then keeping one of its ends fixed turned 55 degrees with respect to horizontal plane and then turned 65 degrees with respect to profile plane. What is the length of the line in side view?

a) 22.65 cm

b) 10.56 cm

c) 14.33 cm

d) 20.47 cm

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Explanation: First imagine the line in profile plane parallel to vertical plane as here we are asked to find the side view’s length so even if the line is rotated within the profile plane the line length will not change and also rotated with respect to the profile plane which is calculated as follows 25 x cos(65)= 10.56 cm.

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