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1 pointsHydrographic surveys deal with the mapping of
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1 pointsAn ideal vertical curve to join two gradients, is
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1 pointsPick up the correct statement from the following :
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1 pointsThe intercept of a staff
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1 pointsThe radius of curvature of the arc of the bubble tube is generally kept
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6. Question
1 pointsIf S is the length of a subchord and R is the radius of simple curve, the angle of deflection between its tangent and subchord, in minutes, is equal to
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7. Question
1 pointsThe real image of an object formed by the objective, must lie
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8. Question
1 pointsIn chain surveying tie lines are primarily provided
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9. Question
1 pointsPick up the correct statement from the following :
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10. Question
1 pointsOne of the Lehmann’s rules of plane tabling, is
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11. Question
1 pointsThe accuracy of measurement in chain surveying, does not depend upon
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12. Question
1 pointsClosed contours of decreasing values towards their centre, represent
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13. Question
1 pointsDiopter is the power of a lens having a focal length of
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14. Question
1 pointsAn imaginary line joining the points of equal elevation on the surface of the earth, represents
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15. Question
1 pointsThe ‘fix’ of a plane table station with three known points, is bad if the plane table station lies
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16. Question
1 pointsIf R is the radius of the main curve, Î¸ the angle of deflection, S the shift and L the length of the transition curve, then, total tangent length of the curve, is
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17. Question
1 pointsIn chain surveying field work is limited to
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18. Question
1 pointsTwo concave lenses of 60 cm focal length are cemented on either side of a convex lens of 15 cm focal length. The focal length of the combination is
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19. Question
1 pointsOne of the tacheometric constants is additive, the other constant, is
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20. Question
1 pointsThe limiting length of an offset does not depend upon
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1 pointsIn quadrantal bearing system, back bearing of a line may be obtained from its forward bearing, by
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1 pointsPick up the correct statement from the following:
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1 pointsPick up the method of surveying in which field observations and plotting proceed simultaneously from the following
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1 pointsWhile viewing through a level telescope and moving the eye slightly, a relative movement occurs between the image of the levelling staff and the cross hairs. The instrument is
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5. Question
1 pointsAccuracy of ‘fix’ by two point problem, is
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1 pointsA bearing of a line is also known as
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1 pointsTrue meridians are generally preferred to magnetic meridians because
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8. Question
1 pointsThe most reliable method of plotting a theodolite traverse, is
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9. Question
1 pointsThe difference of level between a point below the plane of sight and one above, is the sum of two staff readings and an error would be produced equal to
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10. Question
1 pointsOffsets are measured with an accuracy of 1 in 40. If the point on the paper from both sources of error (due to angular and measurement errors) is not to exceed 0.05 cm on a scale of 1 cm = 20 m, the maximum length of offset should be limited to
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11. Question
1 pointsThe bearings of the lines AB and BC are 146Â° 30′ and 68Â° 30′. The included angle ABC is
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12. Question
1 pointsFor a closed traverse the omitted measurements may be calculated
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13. Question
1 pointsThe slope correction for a length of 30 m along a gradient of 1 in 20, is
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14. Question
1 pointsThe main principle of surveying is to work
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15. Question
1 pointsFor the construction of highway (or railway)
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16. Question
1 pointsIf 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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17. Question
1 pointsThe sensitiveness of a level tube decreases if
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18. Question
1 pointsFor true difference in elevations between two points A and B, the level must be set up
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19. Question
1 pointsABCD is a regular parallelogram plot of land whose angle BAD is 60Â°. If the bearing of the line AB is 30Â°, the bearing of CD, is
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Question 20 of 20
20. Question
1 pointsKeeping the instrument height as 1.5 m, length of staff 4 m, the slope of the ground as 1 in 10, the sight on the downslope, must be less than
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1 pointsPick up the correct statement from the following :
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1 pointsThe reduced bearing of a line is N 87Â° W. Its whole circle bearing is
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1 pointsSurveys which are carried out to depict mountains, rivers, water bodies, wooded areas and other cultural details, are known as
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1 pointsWhich of the following introduces an error of about 1 in 1000 if 20 m chain is used
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5. Question
1 pointsThe total change in level along the line is equal to total back sights
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6. Question
1 pointsABCD is a rectangular plot of land. If the bearing of the side AB is 75Â°, the bearing of DC is
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7. Question
1 pointsTotal latitude of a point is positive if it lies
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8. Question
1 pointsIn levelling operation,
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1 pointsThe apparent error on reversal is
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10. Question
1 pointsMagnetic declination at any place
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11. Question
1 pointsSystematic errors are those errors
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12. Question
1 pointsAn angle of deflection right, may be directly obtained by setting the instrument to read
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13. Question
1 pointsThe method of finding out the difference in elevation between two points for eliminating the effect of curvature and refraction, is
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14. Question
1 pointsTransition curves are introduced at either end of a circular curve, to obtain
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15. Question
1 pointsThe horizontal angle between true meridian and magnetic meridian, is known
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Question 16 of 20
16. Question
1 pointsMagnetic bearing of a survey line at any place
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17. Question
1 pointsPerpendicularity of an offset may be judged by eye, if the length of the offset is
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Question 18 of 20
18. Question
1 pointsThe bearings of two traverse legs AB and BC are N52Â° 45′ E and N34Â° 30′ E respectively. The deflection angle is
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19. Question
1 pointsA lemniscate curve will not be transitional throughout, if its deflection angle, is
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20. Question
1 pointsIn a lemniscate curve the ratio of the angle between the tangent at the end of the polar ray and the straight, and the angle between the polar ray and the straight, is
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1. Question
1 pointsTilt of the staff in stadia tacheometry increases the intercept if it is
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1 pointsTo orient a plane table at a point with two inaccessible points, the method generally adopted, is
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1 pointsNumber of links per metre length of a chain are
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1 pointsThe method generally preferred to for contouring an undulating area, is
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5. Question
1 pointsIf the declination of the needle is 10Â° W
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1 pointsA level when set up 25 m from peg A and 50 m from peg B reads 2.847 on a staff held on A and 3.462 on a staff held on B, keeping bubble at its centre while reading. If the reduced levels of A and B are 283.665 m and 284.295 m respectively, the collimation error per 100 m is
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Question 7 of 20
7. Question
1 pointsFor taking offsets with an optical square on the right hand side of the chain line, it is held
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8. Question
1 pointsIf the whole circle bearing of a line is 270Â°, its reduced bearing is
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9. Question
1 pointsA lens or combination of lenses in which the following defect is completely eliminated is called aplanatic
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Question 10 of 20
10. Question
1 pointsWhile setting a plane table at a station it was found that the error in centering was 30 cm away from the ray of length 40 m drawn from the station. If the scale of the plan is 1 cm = 2 cm, the displacement of the end of the ray in plan from the true position will be
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Question 11 of 20
11. Question
1 pointsStraight, parallel and widely spaced contours represent
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1 pointsThe theodolites used for making tacheometric observations by optical wedge system, are
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13. Question
1 pointsResolving power of a telescope depends on
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14. Question
1 pointsPick up the correct statement from the following :
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Question 15 of 20
15. Question
1 pointsStaff readings on pegs x and y from X station are 1.755 m and 2.850 m, and from station Y on staff head at Y and X are 0.655 m and 1.560 m. If reduced level of X is 105.5 m, the reduced level of Y is
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Question 16 of 20
16. Question
1 pointsThe constant vertical distance between two adjacent contours, is called
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17. Question
1 pointsThe reduced level of a floor is 99.995 m, the staff reading on the floor is 1.505 m. If the inverted staff reading against the roof is 1.795 m, the floor level below the slab, is
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18. Question
1 pointsUnder ordinary conditions, the precision of a theodolite traverse is affected by
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19. Question
1 pointsPick up the incorrect statement from the following :
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20. Question
1 pointsPick up the correct statement from the following :
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