CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYING MCQ’s

In order to determine the natural features such as valleys, rivers, lakes etc., the surveying preferred is

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Hydrographic surveys deal with the mapping of

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The fundamental principle of surveying is to work from the

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A scale which has a common representative fraction, but read in different measures, is called a

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The method of measuring distance by pacing is chiefly used in

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The error in measured length due to sag of chain or tape is known as

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A base line in a chain survey

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The instrument used for setting out an offset at a right angle, is called

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In chain surveying tie lines are primarily provided

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The accuracy of measurement in chain surveying, does not depend upon

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

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An imaginary line joining the points of equal elevation on the surface of the earth, represents

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Pantagraph is used for

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The angle between two plane mirrors of optical square, is

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The operation of making the algebraic sum of latitudes and departures of a closed traverse, each equal to zero, is known

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The systematic errors which persist and have regular effects in the performance of a survey operation, are due to

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The best method of interpolation of contours, is by

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The vertical angle between longitudinal axis of a freely suspended magnetic needle and a horizontal line at its pivot, is known

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On a diagonal scale, it is possible to read up to

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An open cross-staff is commonly used for setting out

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The obstacle, which obstructs chaining but not vision, is a

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The horizontal angle between the true meridian and a survey line is called

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The lines of earth's magnetic field run from

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An imaginary line joining the point of intersection of the cross-hairs of the diaphragm and the optical center of the object glass, is known as

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The capacity of telescope of producing a sharp image is called its

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The ratio of the focal length of the objective to that of an eye-piece of a telescope is called its

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An angle made by a survey line with the prolongation of the proceeding line, is known as

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The projection of a traverse line on a line perpendicular to the meridian is known as

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The Random errors tend to accumulate proportionally to

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Cross-staff is used for

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The minimum range for sliding the focusing lens in the internal focusing telescope for focusing at all distances beyond 4 m is

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If a tacheometer is fitted with an anal-latic lens

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

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Magnetic declination at any place

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The distance between terminal points computed from a subsidiary traverse run between them, is generally known, as

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In route surveys, the most suitable method of contouring is

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The curve of varying radius is known as

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The additive constant for the tacheometer is

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The rise and fall method of reduction of levels, provides a check on

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The line normal to the plumb line is known as

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