January 26, 2021

Quiz : Basic Concepts of Surveying

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Basic Concepts of Surveying Quiz.
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Basic Concepts of Surveying. 

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  • contains 20 questions
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  • is based on the basic concepts and principles of Surveying
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1 / 20

The solar tidal force divided by lunar tidal force is

2 / 20

Closed contours, with higher value inwards, represent a

3 / 20

The following sights are taken on a "turning point"

4 / 20

The number of horizontal cross wires in a stadia diaphragm is

5 / 20

A level line is a

6 / 20

The declination and right ascension of the sun becomes 23° 27`N and 90° respectively on

7 / 20

Pick up the correct statement from the following. 

The difference between the longitudes of the places is obtained.

8 / 20

23 cm x 23 cm photographs are taken from a flying height with a camera of focal length of 3600 m and 15.23 cm respectively. A parallax difference of 0.01 mm represents

9 / 20

The principal plane contains

10 / 20

The horizontal angle between the true meridian and magnetic meridian at a place is called

11 / 20

Refraction correction

12 / 20

Latitude of the observer's position is equal to altitude of

13 / 20

The average eye base is assumed as

14 / 20

Accidental errors...

15 / 20

The declination and right ascension of the sun becomes 23°27`S and 270° respectively on

16 / 20

The parallax equation  Δp = BmΔh/H - h  is applicable to entire overlap of the photographs only if parallax is measured

17 / 20

If the length of a chain is found to be short on testing, it can be adjusted by

18 / 20

The prime vertical passes through

19 / 20

In the double application of principle of reversion, the apparent error is

20 / 20

The relation between the air base (B), photographic base (b), flying heigh (H) and the focal length (f) of a vertical photograph, is

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