Advanced Surveying MCQ Exam - Set 06 - ObjectiveBooks
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# Practice Test: Question Set - 06

1. The height displacement on a vertical photograph
(A) Increases as the horizontal distance increases from the principal point
(B) Increases as the ground elevation increases
(C) Decreases as the flying height increases
(D) All the above

2. The distance between the minor control point and the principal point should be equal to
(A) Base line of the left photograph of stereo pair
(B) Base line of the right photograph of stereo pair
(C) Sum of the base lines of stereo pair
(D) Mean of the base lines of the stereo pair

3. The relation between the air base (B), photographic base (b), flying height (H) and the focal length (f) of a vertical photograph, is
(A) B = bH/f
(B) B =f/bH
(C) B = b/fH
(D) B = H/bf

4. The true and mean suns occupy the same meridian at the same time on
(A) April 15
(B) June 14
(C) September 1
(D) All the above

5. Latitude of a place is the angular distance from
(A) Greenwich to the place
(B) Equator to the poles
(C) Equator to the nearer pole
(D) None of these

6. The want of correspondence in stereo-photographs
(A) Is a good property
(B) Is a function of tilt
(C) Is not affected by the change of flying height between photographs
(D) Is minimum when θ is 3°

7. The hour angle of the heavenly body for Greenwich meridian equals the hour angle of the body for any other meridian + longitude:
(A) Mean sun
(B) True sun
(C) Vernal equinox
(D) All the above

8. The nautical mile is the length of
(A) 1 minute of latitude
(B) 1 minute of longitude
(C) 1 degree of latitude
(D) 1 degree of longitude

9. The necessary geometrical condition for triangulation adjustment is:
(A) The sum of the angles around a station should be 360°
(B) The sum of the three angles of a plane triangle should be 180°
(C) The sum of the eight angles of a braced quadrilateral should be 360°
(D) All the above

10. The great circle which passes through the zenith, nadir and the poles, is known as
(A) Meridian
(B) Vertical circle
(C) Prime vertical
(D) None of these

11. The point where vertical line passing through the perspective centre intersects the plane of the photograph, is known as
(A) Photo plumb point
(B) Plumb point
(D) Isocenter

12. Stellar astronomy deals with
(A) Plane surveying
(B) Geodetic surveying
(C) Star observations
(D) Planet observations

13. The point where a vertical line through the optical centre of the camera lens intersects the ground, is known as
(A) Ground principal point
(B) Ground plumb point
(C) Iso-centre
(D) Perspective centre

14. The altitude of a heavenly body is its angular distance, measured on the vertical circle passing through the body, above
(A) Equator
(B) Horizon
(C) Pole
(D) None of these

15. A star may culminate at zenith if its declination is
(A) Greater than the longitude of the place
(B) Less than the latitude of the place
(C) Equal to the latitude of the place
(D) None of these

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