# Engineering/Civil Engineering MCQS-Surveying Section 4 Sample Test,Sample questions

1.45°

2.90°

3.120°

4.180°

## Question: ``` For preparation of a contour plan for a route survey```

1. method of squares is used

2.method of trace contour is used

3.method of cross profile is used

4. indirect method of contouring is used.

## Question: ``` From any point on the surface with a given inclination```

1.only one contour gradient is possible

2. two contour gradients are possible

3. indefinite contour gradients are possible

4.all the above.

## Question: ``` In levelling operation,```

1.The first sight on any change point is a back sight

2. The second sight on any change point is a fore sight

3.The line commences with a fore sight and closes with a back sight

4.The line commences with a back sight and closes with a foresight.

## Question: ``` Reduced bearing of a line is an angle between```

1. north line and given line measured clockwise

2.. north line and given line measured anticlockwise

3.east or west and the given line

4. given line and the part of the meridian whether N end or S end, lying adjacent to it.

1.10 m

2.15 m

3.20 m

4.30 m

1.2

2.3

3.4

4.(3/2

## Question: ``` In an adjusted level, when the bubble is central, the axis of the bubble tube becomes parallel to```

1.line of sight

2. line of collimation

3.axis of the telescope

4. None of these

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

1.reciprocal levelling

2.precise levelling

3.differential levelling

4. flying levelling

1. north end

2.east end

3.south end

4.west end.

## Question: ``` Total latitude of a point is positive if it lies```

1. north of the reference parallel

2. south of the reference parallel

3.east of the reference parallel

4.west of the reference parallel.

## Question: ``` Transition curves are introduced at either end of a circular curve, to obtain```

1.gradually decrease of curvature from zero at the tangent point to the specified quantity at the junction of the transition curve with main curve

2.gradual increase of super-elevation from zero at the tangent point to the specified amount at the junction of the transition curve with main curve

3.gradual change of gradient from zero at the tangent point to the specified amount at the junction of the transition curve with main curve

4.none of these.

1.1 kg

2.2 kg

3.3 kg

4.4 kg

1.0.000909 m

2. + 0.0909 m

3.0.000909 m

4. none of these

1.75°

2.225°

3.105°

4.285°

## Question: `Accurate measurement of deflection angles with a transit not properly adjusted may be made by`

1.setting the vernier A at zero at back station and then plunging the telescope

2. setting the vernier A at zero at back station and turning the instrument to the forward station

3.taking two back sights one with the telescope normal and the other with telescope inverted

4.none of these.

## Question: `An angle of deflection right, may be directly obtained by setting the instrument to read`

1.zero on back station

2.180° on back station

3.90°

4.270° on back station.

## Question: `Angles to a given pivot station observed from a number of traverse stations when plotted, the lines to the pivot station intersect at a common point`

1.angular measurements are correct and not the linear measurements

2.linear measurements are correct and not the angular measurements

3.angular and linear measurements are correct and not the plotting of traverse

4. angular and linear measurements and also plotting of the traverse are correct.

## Question: `Flint glass`

1. has slightly the greater refracting power than crown glass

2. has roughly double refracting power than that of crown

3.and crown glass proportions yield the required focal length and neutralise the dispersion produced by the convex lens at the emergence from the concave

4.all the above.

## Question: `Greater accuracy in linear measurements, is obtained by`

1.tacheometry

2.direct chaining

3. direct taping

4.all the above.

## Question: `Grid lines are parallel to`

1. magnetic meridian of the central point of the grid

2. line representing the central true meridian of the grid

3.geographical equator

4.none of these.

## Question: `he horizontal angle between true meridian and magnetic meridian, is known`

1.bearing

2.magnetic declination

3.dip

4.convergence.

1.S 20° E

2.S 60° E

3.N 120° E

4.N 60° E.

1.87°

2.273°

3.93°

4.3°

## Question: `Magnetic bearing of a survey line at any place`

1.remains constant

2.changes systematically

3.varies differently in different months of the year

4.is always greater than true bearing.

## Question: `Magnetic declination at any place`

1.remains constant

2.does not remain constant

3.fluctuates

4. changes abruptly.

1.5 m

2.10 m

3.15 m

4.20 m

## Question: `Ranging in chain survey means`

1. looking at an isolated point not on the line

2. establishing an intermediate point on the line

3.determining the distance between end points

4.determining the offset distance

## Question: `Surveys which are carried out to depict mountains, rivers, water bodies, wooded areas and other cultural details, are known as`

2. city surveys

3.topographical surveys

4.guide map surveys

## Question: `Systematic errors are those errors`

1. which cannot be recognised

2.whose character is understood

3.whose effects are cumulative and can be eliminated

4.none of these.

## Question: `The apparent error on reversal is`

1.equal to the actual error

2. twice the actual error

3. thrice the actual error

4.none of these.

1. 80° 30'

2.99° 30'

3. 70° 30'

4. none of these

1.18° 15' E

2.18° 15' N

3.18° 15' W

4.18° 15' L

## Question: `The co-ordinate of a point measured perpendicular to the parallel, is called`

1.total latitude

2.meridian distance

3. total departure

4.consecutive co-ordinate.

## Question: `The magnetic meridian at any point, is the direction indicated by a freely suspended`

1.magnetic needle

2.and properly balanced magnetic needle

3.properly balanced and uninfluenced by local attractive force

4.magnetic needle over an iron pivot.

## Question: `The power of a lens`

1. is reciprocal of its focal length

2. is positive if it is a convex lens

3. is negative if it is a concave lens

4. is measured in diopter.

## Question: `The total change in level along the line is equal to total back sights`

1.minus total fore sights

2.the total rises minus total falls

3. the reduced level of last point minus reduced level of the first point

4.all the above.

## Question: `Which of the following introduces an error of about 1 in 1000 if 20 m chain is used`

1. length of chain 20 mm wrong

2.one end of the chain 0.9 m off the line

3.one end of chain 0.9 m higher than the other

4.all the above.

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