Surveying Mcqs

Practice Quiz On Surveying Mcqs

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The chord of a curve less than peg interval, is known as

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The boundary of water of a still lake, represents

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The ratio of the angles subtended at the eye, by the virtual image and the object, is known as telescope's

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Diopter is the power of a lens having a focal length of

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An imaginary line lying throughout on the surface of the earth and preserving a constant inclination to the horizontal, is called

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The intercept of a staff

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The power of a lens

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Number of subdivisions per metre length of a levelling staff is

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The apparent error on reversal is

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Greater accuracy in linear measurements, is obtained by

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An internal focussing type surveying telescope, may be focussed by the movement of

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If the radius of a simple curve is R, the length of the chord for calculating offsets by the method of chords produced, should not exceed.

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Profile levelling is usually done for determining

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Pick up the correct statement from the following :

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The ratio of the distances at which a stated length can be distinguished by the telescope and the human eye, respectively, is called

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Orientation of a plane table by solving two point problem is only adopted when

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The best method of interpolation of contours, is by

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The radius of curvature of the arc of the bubble tube is generally kept

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Prolongation of chain line across an obstruction in chain surveying, is done by

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For preparation of a contour plan for a route survey

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The length of a traverse leg may be obtained by multiplying the latitude and

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You have to observe an included angle with better accuracy than what is achievable by a vernier, you will prefer the method of

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In horizontal angles, the error due to imperfect levelling of the plate bubble is

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Perpendicularity of an offset may be judged by eye, if the length of the offset is

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The method of finding out the difference in elevation between two points for eliminating the effect of curvature and refraction, is

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The limiting length of an offset does not depend upon

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Perpendicular offset from a tangent to the junction of a transition curve and circular curve is equal to

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Grid lines are parallel to

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In tangential tacheometry, an ordinary level staff is used

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The most reliable method of plotting a theodolite traverse, is

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The most reliable method of plotting a theodolite traverse, is

A) by consecutive co-ordinates of each station

B) by independent co-ordinates of each station

C) by plotting included angles and scaling off each traverse leg

D) by the tangent method of plotting

B) by independent co-ordinates of each station


The intercept of a staff

A) is maximum if the staff is held truly normal to the line of sight

B) is minimum if the staff is held truly normal to the line of sight

C) decreases if the staff is tilted away from normal

D) increases if the staff is tilted towards normal

B) is minimum if the staff is held truly normal to the line of sight



If the radius of a simple curve is R, the length of the chord for calculating offsets by the method of chords produced, should not exceed.

A) R/10

B) R/15

C) R/20

D) R/25

C) R/20


The limiting length of an offset does not depend upon

A) accuracy of the work

B) method of setting out perpendiculars

C) scale of plotting

D) indefinite features to be surveyed

D) indefinite features to be surveyed



Orientation of a plane table by solving two point problem is only adopted when

A) saving of time is a main factor

B) better accuracy is a main factor

C) given points are inaccessible

D) none of these

C) given points are inaccessible


The radius of curvature of the arc of the bubble tube is generally kept

A) 10 m

B) 25 m

C) 50 m

D) 100 m

D) 100 m



Pick up the correct statement from the following :

A) the diaphragm plays no part in defining the line of sight

B) the eyepiece plays no part in defining the line of sight

C) the optical centre of the objective plays no part in defining the line of sight

D) none of these

B) the eyepiece plays no part in defining the line of sight


The ratio of the angles subtended at the eye, by the virtual image and the object, is known as telescope’s

A) resolving power

B) brightness

C) field of view

D) magnification

D) magnification



The best method of interpolation of contours, is by

A) estimation

B) graphical means

C) computation

D) all of these

C) computation


Diopter is the power of a lens having a focal length of

A) 25 cm

B) 50 cm

C) 75 cm

D) 100 cm

D) 100 cm


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