Types of Survey Questions in Civil Engineering - Set 08 - ObjectiveBooks

# Practice Test: Question Set - 08

1. The process of determining the locations of the instrument station by drawing re sectors from the locations of the known stations is
(B) Intersection
(C) Resection
(D) Traversing

2. Surveys which are carried out to depict mountains, rivers, water bodies, wooded areas and other cultural details, are known as
(B) City surveys
(C) Topographical surveys
(D) Guide map surveys

3. The operation of revolving a plane table about its vertical axis so that all lines on the sheet become parallel to corresponding lines on the ground, is known
(A) Levelling
(B) Centering
(C) Orientation
(D) Setting

4. Pick up the correct statement from the following:
(A) With both handles in his left hand, the chain man throws out the chain with his right hand and the second chain man assists him to free it from knots
(B) The follower of the chaining operation should be more experienced than the leader
(C) At the end of the tenth chain length, the two chain men meet and the ten arrows are handed over to the leader
(D) All the above

5. Pick up the correct statement from the following:
(A) In astronomical telescope, the rays from the object after refraction at the objective are brought to a focus before entering the eyepiece to produce a real inverted image in front of the eye piece
(B) In Galileo's telescope, the rays from the object get refracted at the objective and are intercepted by the eyepiece before a real image is formed
(C) A line passing through the optical centre of the objective traversing through the eyepiece, is called line of sight
(D) All the above

6. The number of horizontal cross wires in a stadia diaphragm is
(A) One
(B) Two
(C) Three
(D) Four

7. Total latitude of a point is positive if it lies
(A) North of the reference parallel
(B) South of the reference parallel
(C) East of the reference parallel
(D) West of the reference parallel

8. If the length of a transition curve to be introduced between a straight and a circular curve of radius 500 m is 90 m, the maximum deflection angle to locate its junction point, is
(A) 1°43' 08"
(B) 1°43' 18"
(C) 1°43' 28"
(D) 1°43' 38"

9. Under ordinary conditions, the precision of a theodolite traverse is affected by
(A) Systematic angular errors
(B) Accidental linear errors
(C) Systematic linear errors
(D) Accidental angular errors

10. The sum of the interior angles of a geometrical figure laid on the surface of the earth differs from that of the corresponding plane figure only to the extent of one second for every
(A) 100 sq. km of area
(B) 150 sq. km of area
(C) 200 sq. km of area
(D) None of these

11. The R.L, of the point ‘A’ which is on the floor is 100 m and back sight reading on ‘A’ is 2.455 m. If the foresight reading on the point ‘B’ which on the ceiling is 2.745 m, the R.L. of point ‘B’ will be
(A) 94.80 m
(B) 99.71 m
(C) 100.29 m
(D) 105.20 m

12. An angle of deflection right, may be directly obtained by setting the instrument to read
(A) Zero on back station
(B) 180° on back station
(C) 90°
(D) 270° on back station

13. The bellow picture is the conventional sign of
(A) Temple
(B) Mosque
(C) Fort
(D) Church

14. Location of contour gradient for a high way is best set out from
(A) Ridge down the hill