Compass Survey PYQs, GPSC Civil Engineering MCQs

The departure of a line of a traverse is

A) the deviation in the alignment of the line

B) the projection of the line on the east-west direction

C) the project of the line on the north-south meridian

D) the project of the line in any reference direction

B) the projection of the line on the east-west direction


The essential source of magnetism is due to

A) Charged particles alone

B) Magnetic dipoles

C) Magnetic domains

D) Movement of charged particles

D) Movement of charged particles


Dip of the horizon is the angle

A) made by the line of sight with the horizontal

B) between the lone of sight and the level surface

C) between the line of sight and the tangent to the level surface

D) made by the line of sight with the plumb line

C) between the line of sight and the tangent to the level surface


Prismatic compass is an instrument to measure

A) the vertical angle between the two lines

B) the horizontal angle between the two lines

C) the magnetic bearing of the lines

D) the true bearing on the lines

C) the magnetic bearing of the lines


Lines joining points of equal dip are called as

A) Isogonic lines

B) Isoclinic lines

C) Agonic lines

D) Aclinic lines

B) Isoclinic lines


Magnetic declination enables us to

A) find true bearing of lines

B) determine the correct functioning of magnetic needle

C) test and adjust a prismatic compass

D) find local attraction at a place

A) find true bearing of lines


The magnetic bearing of a line AB was N 49°30’W in the year 2000 when the magnetic declination was 3°20’ E. If the present declination is 2°W, the Whole Circle Bearing of the line will be

A) 315°50’

B) 311°50’

C) 309°10’

D) 305°10’

A) 315°50’


In order to balance a traverse in which angular measurements are more precise than the linear measurements, the most suitable method is

A) Arbitrary method

B) Axis correction

C) Bowditch’s rule

D) Transit rule

D) Transit rule


Which of the following is true as far as accuracy is concerned with respect to Theodolite survey?

A) Fast needle method > Loose needle method > Method of included angles

B) Fast needle method > Method of included angles > Loose needle method

C) Loose needle method > Method of included angles > Fast needle method

D) Method of included angles > Fast needle method > Loose needle method

D) Method of included angles > Fast needle method > Loose needle method


If some parameters of a closed survey are missing, it is possible to determine

A) any three quantities using the conditions of a closed traverse

B) any number of quantities using the conditions of a closed traverse

C) any two quantities if they are of adjacent lines

D) any two quantities of a closed traverse

D) any two quantities of a closed traverse


Practice Test On Compass Survey & Traversing PYQs, Surveying PYQs (Section 1-1)

GPSC Civil Engineering Previous Year Asked Questions

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Magnetic declination enables us to

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Prismatic compass is an instrument to measure

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The essential source of magnetism is due to

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Lines joining points of equal dip are called as

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If some parameters of a closed survey are missing, it is possible to determine

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The departure of a line of a traverse is

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Dip of the horizon is the angle

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Which of the following is true as far as accuracy is concerned with respect to Theodolite survey?

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The magnetic bearing of a line AB was N 49°30’W in the year 2000 when the magnetic declination was 3°20’ E. If the present declination is 2°W, the Whole Circle Bearing of the line will be

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In order to balance a traverse in which angular measurements are more precise than the linear measurements, the most suitable method is

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