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144 Answered Test Questions:

1. What program do you need to create a design table?

Answers:

• Microsoft Word

• Google Chrome

• Microsoft Excel

• Microsoft Excel or Word

2. What tool do you use to find moments of inertia?

Answers:

• Mass Properties

• SimulationXpress

• Motion Study

• Measure

3. Which one is not a type of a drawing view?

Answers:

• Isometric

• Plain

• Current

• Front

4. Which one of these features is NOT represented by a dotted line?

Answers:

• Center Line

• None of the above

• Construction Geometry

• Temporary Axis

5. Where do you change the unit system?

Answers:

• File >> Properties

• Tools >> Properties

• Tools >> Options

• Tools >> Customize

6. What can be used as a split element?

Answers:

• A track

• A vertex

• A body

• A plane

7. Which is NOT an end condition for an extrusion?

Answers:

• Up to Surface

• Up to Line

• Up to Body

• Up to Vertex

8. What command do you initiate for a collision detection in an assembly?

Answers:

• Move Component or Rotate Component

• Mate or Mirror Components

• Sketch or 3D Sketch

• Mate or Hole Wizard

9. What is the easiest way to have multiple versions of a part?

Answers:

• Save copies of parts, and then change them and resave

• Use multiple configurations in the same part file

• Manually suppress different features each time you want to change between versions

• Use the new version wizard

10. Which key do you hold on to when you want to create more than one leader of an annotation?

Answers:

• Shift

• Space

• Alt

• Ctrl

11. What tool do you use to project an existing geometry onto the sketch plane?

Answers:

• Convert Entities

• Move Entities

• Offset Entities

• Mirror Entities

12. What entity do you need to select when creating an Edge Flange?

Answers:

• A point

• An edge

• The base flange

• A side face

13. A block is saved with what file extension?

Answers:

• .sldblk

• .sldblock

• .bssld

• .bksld

• .ftsdot

14. Which of the following sketch entities can be treated as an element for symmetry?

Answers:

• a dashed line

• a center point

• a centerline

• a solid line

15. When you work with sheet metal parts, can you use custom K-factors?

Answers:

• Only with steels

• Yes, always

• No, never

• Only with aluminum

• Only with custom materials

16. What parameters do you specify to create a revolve?

Answers:

• Direction

• All of these

• Angle

• Axis of revolution

17. Is it possible to have a multi-bodied sheet metal part?

Answers:

• Yes

• No

18. An unsolvable sketch turns what color?

Answers:

• yellow

• purple

• green

• red

19. Can you explode a multi-body solid?

Answers:

• Only if the bodies have the same properties

• Yes. Always

• No. Never

20. What is the best way to model a paper clip?

Answers:

• Revolve

• Extrude

• Loft

• Sweep

21. When you work with an assembly, how many coordinate systems can you insert?

Answers:

• Only ten

• That is not possible

• Only three

• Only one

• No limit

22. What is the color of the sketch  before process of Render fixe

Answers:

• Yellow

• Blue

• Black

• Purple

23. What are the two necessary elements to create a Sweep?

Answers:

• A side profile and a path

• A side profile and a direction

• A side profile and a plane

• A path and a plane

24. Which of the following is not a type of mate

Answers:

• Coincident

• Concentric

• Distance

• Geared

25. Which of these objects could not be modeled from an extrusion?

Answers:

• Block

• Sphere

• Cylinder

26. Which feature do you use to create a rectangular pocket?

Answers:

• Extruded Cut

• Revolved Cut

• Hole Wizard

• Extruded Boss

27. What SolidWorks module do you use to analyze fluid dynamics?

Answers:

• SimulationXpress

• SolidWorks Flow Simulation

• SolidWorks Simulation

• SolidWorks Rx

• All of these

28. Which feature do you use to create a doughnut shape?

Answers:

• Lofted Boss

• Shell

• Extruded Boss

• Revolved Boss

29. Can you use a design table to create a new configuration?

Answers:

• Only with a 3D sketch active

• Yes

• Only with a sketch active

• No

30. What do you need to do before evaluating the mass of a part?

Answers:

• Obtain the volume of the part

• Apply surface appearance to the part

• Apply material to the part

• Obtain the center of gravity of the part

31. Which one is not a type of a reference geometry?

Answers:

• Plane

• Pattern

• Axis

• Point

32. Which of these is not a sketch constraint?

Answers:

• Diagonal

• Coincident

• Concentric

• Tangent

33. When you work with Surfaces, what tools do you use?

Answers:

• Trim surface, replace face

• All of these

• Freeform, knit

• Extruded surfaces, revolved surfaces

34. Which feature do you use to create a tapped hole?

Answers:

• Extruded Cut

• Swept Cut

• Hole Wizard

• Revolved Cut

35. When you start a new Solidworks document, what is the choice of standard templates?

Answers:

• Part, Block, Drawing

• Part, Assembly, Coordinate System

• Sub-Assembly, Assembly, Drawing

• Part, Assembly, Drawing

36. SolidWorks motion allows users to simulate all of the following except...

Answers:

• All of these can be added

• Motor

• Linear Spring

• Gravity

37. How does SolidWorks store parts?

Answers:

• It remembers the steps required to build them

• It remembers the final shape

38. When you create a boss-extrude, what parameters you can specify?

Answers:

• Draft

• Thin Feature

• All of these

• End condition

• Countours

39. What type of CAD files could be imported into SolidWorks?

Answers:

• STEP

• All of these

• DWG

• DXF

• IGES

40. Which feature do you use to create a box shape?

Answers:

• Extruded Boss

• Draft

• Revolved Boss

• Sell

41. Which of these will create a solid part from a single sketch?

Answers:

• Loft

• Extrude

• Chamfer

• Sweep

42. What types of analysis SolidWorks Simulation module can perform?

Answers:

• Fatigue

• Stress

• Heat transfer

• All of these

• Non-linear

43. What scale can you use when you create a drawing view?

Answers:

• Parent Scale

• All of these

• Custom Scale

• Sheet Scale

44. Can you mirror bodies?

Answers:

• Yes, always

• Yes, but only sheet metal

• No, never

• No, except for molds

45. What result plots SolidWorks Simulation automatically creates upon completion of a static analysis?

Answers:

• Strain1

• All of these

• Stress1

• Displacement1

46. What standards does Hole Wizard support?

Answers:

• DIN

• ISO

• Ansi Inch

• All of these

47. What file types can SolidWorks open?

Answers:

• .IGES

• .SLDPRT

• All of These

• .SLDDRW

48. Can you specify a custom material in SolidWorks?

Answers:

• Yes, always

• Yes, but only for imported geometry

• No, never

• Yes, but only once

49. What display styles can you use when you create a drawing view?

Answers:

• Shaded with edges

• Wireframe

• All of these

• Shaded

50. What unit systems can you select from in document properties?

Answers:

• MMGS (millimeter, gram, second)

• All of these

• MKG (meter, kilogram, second)

• CGS (centimeter, gram, second)

51. Can you create a derived configuration from an existing configuration?

Answers:

• Yes, but only with a 3D sketch active

• Yes, but only once

• No, never

• Yes, always

52. Why do you make a sub-assembly flexible?

Answers:

• To create an exploded view of the individual components of the parent assembly

• To create an exploded view of the individual components of a sub-assembly

• To allow movement of the individual components of a sub-assembly within the parent assembly

• To restrict movement of the individual components of a sub-assembly within the parent assembly

53. What are constraints between parts in an assembly called?

Answers:

• Contraints

• Connections

• Welds

• Mates

54. When you start a new sketch, what sketch types do you select from?

Answers:

• 3D Sketch and Block

• Sketch and 3D Sketch

• 3D Sketch and Front Plane

• Sketch and Block

55. If a part is rolled back to an old state and then a feature is added, when the part is rebuildt...

Answers:

• The new feature will be present, and any interfering features will be deleted

• Parts cannot be rolled back to an old state

• There may be rebuild errors if the new feature interferes with a later feature

• The new feature and old features will both be there, even if they interfere with each other

56. By default, what does the Space key do?

Answers:

• It brings up the shortcut bar.

• It brings up the Appearance window.

• It brings up the Section window.

• It brings up the Orientation window.

57. What is the advantage of lightweight components?

Answers:

• Lightweight components improve appearance of an assembly

• Lightweight components are necessary for stress analysis

• Modeling an assembly with lightweight components is simpler

• Loading an assembly with lightweight components is faster

58. What software should be used to make realistic renderings of SolidWorks parts and assemblies?

Answers:

• SolidRender

• Photoview 360

• There is no seperate rendering software

• Photoshop

59. When you work with a part, how many coordinate systems can you insert?

Answers:

• That is not possible

• Only one

• Only ten

• Only three

• No limit

60. What sketch patterns can you choose from?

Answers:

• Linear and Circular

• Rectangular and Polygonal

• Rectangular and Ellipse

• Linear and Rectangular

61. Which add-on matches with its functionality?

Answers:

• SolidWorks Routing - Track Changes to Document

• SolidWorks FloXpress - Track Design Requirements

• SolidWorks Toolbox - Answer frequently asked questions

• SolidWorks Simulation - Perform Finite Element Analysis

62. What do you first create in sheet metal design?

Answers:

• Edge Flange

• Extruded Boss

• Base Flange

• Cut List

63. When you work with sheet metal parts, what do you use to define bend allowances?

Answers:

• Bend Deduction

• Bend Table

• All of these

• K-Factor

64. The feather symbol means what?

Answers:

• Shelled Body

• Underdefined

• Low Density

• Transparent

• Light weight

65. What does pushing down on the mouse scroll wheel do by default?

Answers:

• Brings up the sketch menu

• Allows you to zoom in and out

• Allows you to rotate a part

• Nothing

66. What cannot be missed in creating a helix curve?

Answers:

• The pitch of the helix curve

• A circle sketch for the diameter

• The revolutions of the helix curve

• The height of the helix curve

67. Which feature is essential to mold design, especially?

Answers:

• Lofted Boss

• Swept Boss

• Shell

• Draft

68. What do the arrows on the keyboard do by default?

Answers:

• Pan the view

• Nothing

• Rotate the part about two axes

• Rotate the part only if the CTRL key is pressed

69. When you use the Hole Wizard, can you create holes on multiple faces?

Answers:

• Only on extruded parts

• Only with legacy holes

• Yes, always

• No, never

• Only on shelled parts

70. Can you create a sheet metal flange using a curved edge?

Answers:

• No

• Yes

71. When you assign material to a part, you choose from:

Answers:

• Custom Materials

• Solidworks Materials and Custom Materials

• Solidworks Materials and ASME Materials

• Solidworks Materials

72. When a sub-assembly is added into a larger assembly (and no further action is taken upon it)...

Answers:

• The parts of the sub-assembly cannot move relative to each other

• The parts of the sub-assembly can move relative to each other

• Assemblies cannot be added in to other assemblies

73. What is a forming tool file saved as?

Answers:

• .sldprt

• .sldbomtbt

• .sldftp

• .ftsdot

• .asmdot

74. When does Solidworks allow the user to bend a part?

Answers:

• Parts can always be bent in SolidWorks

• Any part can be bent in sheet metal mode

• Parts cannot be bent in SolidWorks

• Only when in sheet metal mode, when the part to be bent is a sheet

75. What is a forming tools file extension?

Answers:

• .prtftp

• .sldftp

• .ftsld

• .frmsld

76. Which is NOT a reference geometry feature?

Answers:

• Point

• Coordinate System

• Axis

• Surface

• Plane

77. True or False: The hide/show command can only hide parts of an assembly not features of a multi-body solid.

Answers:

• False

• True

78. What keyboard shortcut do you use to zoom out?

Answers:

• Z

• Spacebar

• F

• C

• Enter

79. What keyboard shortcut do you use to zoom out?

Answers:

• Z

• Spacebar

• F

• C

• Enter

80. Which of the following meshing methods takes least time for computing while not overlooking stress concentration areas?

Answers:

• Fine mesh with localized mesh

• Course mesh for the entire meshing

• Course mesh with localized mesh

• Fine mesh for the entire meshing

81. When you work with drawings, which tool you do not use to create annotations?

Answers:

• Detail view

• Note

• Baloon

• Weld symbol

• Auto baloon

82. Which of the following entities is the result of projecting a circle to a plane that is perpendicular to the sketch plane of the circle?

Answers:

• An oval

• A line

• A circle

• An arc

83. The stop light symbol indicates what status?

Answers:

• Part has an error

• Part is underdefined

• Part has not been saved

• Part is unsatisfied

• Part is not up to date

84. Which Keyboard Shortcut allows you to view in full screen?

Answers:

• F5

• F12

• F11

• F9

85. Which is NOT a sheet metal property that can show up on a cut list?

Answers:

• Rounded Polygonal Area

• Cutting Length-Outer

• Cut Outs

• Bounded Box Area

• Sheet Metal Thickness

86. When you create a drawing view, what dimension types do you select from?

Answers:

• Projected, True

• Draft quality, True

• Scaled, True

• Projected, Scaled

87. When you work with sheet metal parts, which tool you do not use to create bends?

Answers:

• Miter Flange

• Break-Corner

• Hem

• Jog

88. Which is a not a sheet metal feature?

Answers:

• Tab

• Sketch Bend

• Flange

• Crease

• Flat Pattern

89. When you work with drawings, which tool you do not use to create additional views?

Answers:

• Detail view

• View palette

• Rotate view

• Projected view

• Section view

90. To make sure all the holes with the same size get properly called out, you...

Answers:

• must create all the holes separately using Hole Wizard

• can create holes in one or multiple Hole Wizard feature(s)

• must create all the same holes in one Hole Wizard feature

• can create one hole using Hole Wizard and then use Pattern to create the rest

91. When you are designing frames using Weldment features, the sketch of the frame represents...

Answers:

• the centerlines of the frame elements

• the profiles of the frame elements

92. For a forming tool, what color must a face be if you want it removed?

Answers:

• Green

• Red

• Yellow

• Purple

93. Which one is not a type of an advanced mate?

Answers:

• Symmetric

• Width

• Block

• Linear coupler

94. What is essential to create a coil spring shape?

Answers:

• A circle for the nominal diameter and a helix curve

• A side profile and a circle for the inner diameter

• A side profile and a circle for the outer diameter

• A side profile and a helix curve

95. In an assembly feature tree, which of the following symbols indicates that the external reference of a part is out-of-context?

Answers:

• -> !

• ->

• ->?

• -> x

96. When creating detailed drawings, what does a parallelogram enclosed in a box indicate?

Answers:

• A logo is placed here

• The allowable shear stress

• The amount of tilt allowed

• The flatness requirement

97. Which is NOT a standard mate?

Answers:

• Coincident

• Parallel

• Tangent

• Equal

• Lock

98. Which feature do you use to consume part of a body with a proper arbitrary surface?

Answers:

• Combine

• Extruded Cut

• Split

• Cut With Surface

99. When changing a dimension the model displayed changes...

Answers:

• Immediately

• Only after rebuilding

• Only after saving

• Dimensions cannot be changed

100. Which of the following choices makes the camera move about the same axis system as the part?

Answers:

• Cartesian Positioning

• Perspective Positioning

• Spherical Positioning

• Aspect Positioning

101. In an assembly feature tree, which of the following symbols indicates that the external reference of a part is broken?

Answers:

• ->

• -> ?

• -> *

• -> x

102. What component patterns can you choose from?

Answers:

• Linear, Circular, Rectangular

• Linear, Circular, Polygonal

• Linear, Circular, Feature Driven

• Linear and Circular

103. Which of the following lighting cannot be added to the lighting system?

Answers:

• Spot Light

• Directional Light

• Ambient Light

• Point Light

104. In an assembly feature tree, which of the following symbols indicates that the external reference of a part is in-context?

Answers:

• -> x

• -> ?

• ->

• -> *

105. In Camera Properties, which check box do you select to customize the focus condition?

Answers:

• Perspective

• Field of View

• Target Point

• Depth of Field

106. In an assembly feature tree, which of the following symbols indicates that the external reference of a part is locked?

Answers:

• ->

• -> |

• -> !

• -> *

107. When you work with sheet metal parts, what do you define to apply a Form Tool?

Answers:

• K-Factor, Base Flange

• Stopping Face, Base Flange

• Stopping Face, Faces to Remove

• Stopping Face, K-Factor

108. What is a requirement of doing analysis with SolidWorks FloXpress?

Answers:

• The part must be fully closed

• The part must have two open ends

• The part must be made of a metal

• FloXpress must be purchased as an add-in

109. Which is not a bend allowance type?

Answers:

• Bend Calculation

• Bend Allowance/Deduction

• Bend Table

• K-Factor

• Bend Mean Value

110. Which is NOT a mechanical mate?

Answers:

• Screw

• Cam

• Hinge

• Gear

• Belt

111. Can you borrow a license from another SolidWorks user?

Answers:

• Only for a day

• Yes, always

• Only for Simulation

• Only for older versions of SolidWorks

• No, never

112. Which of the following choices makes the camera moves around the target of the camera?

Answers:

• Perspective Positioning

• Aspect Positioning

• Cartesian Positioning

• Spherical Positioning

113. An over defined sketch turns what color?

Answers:

• red

• purple

• green

• yellow

114. Where do you go to change a template's units?

Answers:

• System Options

• Custom Properties

• Document Properties

• File Properties

• Tools

115. What file type is a part template saved as?

Answers:

• .sldbomtbt

• .sldalprt

• .sldasm

• .prtdot

• .sldprt

116. By default, what key do you hold on to when you try to grab the edge of a circle (instead of the center) for dimensions?

Answers:

• Space

• Alt

• Ctrl

• Shift

117. What keyboard shortcut do you use to rebuild the model?

Answers:

• Shift+Z

• Ctrl+C

• Ctrl+R

• Ctrl+B

• Ctrl+Z

118. What does the sheet metal parameter represent?

Answers:

• If a part is cross sectioned

• The length of the sheet metal

• The bending radius of the sheet metal

• If a part has a Base Flange feature or not

119. When you use SolidWorks Simulation, which fixture type you do not use?

Answers:

• Roller

• Symmetry

• Fixed Hinge

• Distributed mass

• Fixed geometry

120. Which is NOT an auto relief cut option?

Answers:

• Slot

• Tear

• Obround

• Rectangular

121. To reduce rebuild time, where can you obtain information about the software's performance on each feature?

Answers:

• Statistics

• Design Study

• Options

• Evaluate

122. Which feature(s) can be extruded?

Answers:

• Line

• All of the Above

• Construction Geometry

• Point

123. What kind(s) of sketch entity does the Section View Command accept?

Answers:

• Any smooth path sketch

• line sketch or simple curves

• Only single line sketch

• Continuous line sketch

124. Which of the following sketch command buttons is only available for 3D sketching?

Answers:

• Spline

• Oval

• Plane

• Slot

125. What does the rip command do?

Answers:

• It copies an entire feature from one surface and pastes it on another

• It breaks a solid along a corner to make it suitable for adding bends

• It separates a solid into a multi-body solid

• It creates a relief gap necessary for the manufacturing of sheet metal

126. Which solver uses an iterative approach to compute?

Answers:

• FFEPlus

• Both Direct Sparse and FFEPlus

• Direct Sparse

• None of them above

127. What is the minimum number of constrains to fully define a polygon?

Answers:

• 4

• 3

• 2

• 1

128. By default, what is the keyboard shortcut for the shortcut bar?

Answers:

• S

• Ctrl + S + C

• Ctrl + S

• C

• Ctrl + T

129. By default, what happens to the newly inserted part, if you do not specify its location?

Answers:

• It gets lost!

• The part position is centred around the assembly, and the part is fixed

• The axes of the part and the assembly match, and the part floats

• The axes of the part and the assembly match, and the part is fixed

• The part position is centred on screen, and the part floats

130. To make sure your design criteria are satisfied at all time during your design process, which feature can you use to help you achieve such goal?

Answers:

• Sensor

• Evaluate

• Monitor

• Statistics

131. If your base flange size indicates the maximum base area allowed, which of the Edge Flange Positions should be chosen?

Answers:

• Bend Outside

• Bend Inside

• Material Outside

• Material Inside

132. Which is NOT a type of forming tool?

Answers:

• Louver

• Lance

• Emboss

• Rib

• Crest

133. Which one of these is NOT a beginning condition for an extrusion?

Answers:

• Face

• Vertex

• Body

• Sketch Plane

134. Which of the following sketch entities needs to be avoided when defining hole positions in Hole Wizard?

Answers:

• Perimeter Circle

• Center Rectangle

• Center Point Arc

• Polygon

135. Which of the following features is available in both basic part design and surface design?

Answers:

• Chamfer

• Revolved Cut

• Fillet

• Extruded Boss

136. Which of the following combinations is not sufficient for a "Width" mate?

Answers:

• A center plane from one part and two parallel faces from the other

• None of the above

• Two parallel faces from one part and a cylindrical face

• Four parallel faces with two from each part

137. What tool do you use to rotate a drawing view out of its plane?

Answers:

• Rotate view

• Section View

• 3D drawing view

• Standard three views

• Auxiliary view

138. When you work with sheet metal parts, which tool you do not use to create holes?

Answers:

• Form tool

• Fold

• Vent

• Extrude

• Simple Hole

139. Along a ripped edge of a sheet metal part which is not a corner type?

Answers:

• Underlap

• Overlap

• Open Butt

• Closed Butt

140. What do you need to sketch to create a centerline between two existing parallel edges?

Answers:

• You need at least two sketched centerlines.

• You must need dimensioning if only one centerline is sketched.

• You only need to sketch the centerline, as long as it snaps at the right position.

• You can create it by sketching one centerline without dimensioning.

141. Which property do you not assign to a custom material in SolidWorks?

Answers:

• Viscosity

• Thermal conductivity

• Tensile strength

• Mass density

• Cross hatch

142. Which of the following represents the flange length, excluding the bending radius?

Answers:

• Outer virtual sharp length

• None of these

• Inner virtual sharp length

• True flange length

143. When you work with FloXpress, what fluids flowing through your model do you select from?

Answers:

• Any liquid, any gas

• Newtonian liquid, any gas

• Water, Air

• Newtonian liquid, ideal gas

144. How many sections can you create using a "section view" tool?

Answers:

• 1

• 3

• 4

• 2

• No limit