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Land Surveying


Basic Concepts of Surveying. 

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This Week's Quiz:

  • contains 20 questions
  • acceptable pass-mark stands at 95% (meaning you only need to fail at most 1 question in order to compete for the Prize)
  • is based on the basic concepts and principles of Surveying
  • has a duration of 5 minutes in total (when the time is up the clock will stop and that is the end)
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Refraction correction

2 / 20

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

3 / 20

The prime vertical passes through

4 / 20

The principal plane contains

5 / 20

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

6 / 20

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

7 / 20

Closed contours, with higher value inwards, represent a

8 / 20

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

9 / 20

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

10 / 20

The solar tidal force divided by lunar tidal force is

11 / 20

A level line is a

12 / 20

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

13 / 20

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

14 / 20

The number of horizontal cross wires in a stadia diaphragm is

15 / 20

Accidental errors...

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

17 / 20

Pick up the correct statement from the following. 

The difference between the longitudes of the places is obtained.

18 / 20

The average eye base is assumed as

19 / 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

20 / 20

The following sights are taken on a "turning point"

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