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Land Surveying

Basic Engineering Surveying 2

Basic Surveying Quiz Number 2. 

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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 Engineering Surveying
  • requires you to be good at your mathematical (mental work) skills.
  • has a duration of 6 minutes in total (when the time is up the clock will stop and that is the end)
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1 / 20

For a tacheometer the additive and multi-plying constants are respectively?

2 / 20

If the value of error due to the single measurement is 6.54 for 10 observations, then calculate the value of average probable error.

3 / 20

From the principal point the horizon point lies on the principal line at a distance of

4 / 20

The Polaris remains below horizon at?

5 / 20

The plane at right angle to the zenith-nadir line and passing through the center of the earth, is called

6 / 20

Sensitiveness of a level tube is designated by

7 / 20

Which of the following methods of contouring is most suitable for a hilly terrain?

8 / 20

Agate cap is fitted with a

9 / 20

To obtain photographs of an area of  1000 m average elevation, on scale 1 : 30,000, with a camera of 30 cm focal length, the flying height is

10 / 20

The correction of parallax, is

11 / 20

The error due to eccentricity of inner and outer axes can be eliminated by

12 / 20

The angle between the plane of the equator and the plane of the ecliptic, is know as obliquity of the ecliptic and its value is?

13 / 20

Three point problem can be solved by

14 / 20

The allowable length of an offset depends upon the

15 / 20

The size of a plane table is?

16 / 20

The great circle whose plan is perpendicular to the axis of rotation of the earth, is called

17 / 20

Overturning of vehicles on a curve can be avoided by using

18 / 20

The zenith is the point of the celestial sphere

19 / 20

The Polaris describes a small circle round the pole whose radius is approximately

20 / 20

If 16 flight lines are run perpendicular to an area 30 km wide, their spacings on a photographical map on scale 1 : 50,000 , will be?

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