**A lemniscate curve between the tangents will be transitional throughout if the polar deflection angle of its apex, is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

**E.**

Options are :

- E
- D
- B
- A
- C

**Answer :**E

**Number of subdivisions per metre length of a levelling staff is:**

Options are :

- 500
- 1000
- 200
- 100

**Answer :**200

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

Options are :

- Traverse base
- A base
- Traverse leg
- All the above

**Answer :**Traverse base

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 5

**While
measuring the distance between two points along upgrade with the help
of a 20 m chain, the forward end of the chain is shifted forward through
a distance:**

Options are :

- 20 (cosec ? - 1)
- 20 (sin ? - 1)
- 20 (sec ? - 1)
- 20 (cos ? - 1)

**Answer :**20 (sec ? - 1)

**The line of collimation method of reduction of levels, does not provide a check on:**

Options are :

- Reduced levels
- Fore sights
- Back sights
- Intermediate sights

**Answer :**Intermediate sights

**To avoid large centering error with very short legs, observations are generally made:**

Options are :

- To chain pins
- All the above
- To a target fixed on theodolite tripod on which theodolite may be fitted easily
- By using optical system for centering the theodolite

**Answer :**To a target fixed on theodolite tripod on which theodolite may be fitted easily

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 6

**If L is the specified length of a tape, L1 its actual length and S the measured distance, then, the true distance is given by the formula:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- B
- D
- A
- C

**Answer :**A

**Rankine's deflection angle in minutes is obtained by multiplying the length of the chord by:**

Options are :

- None of these
- Square of the degree of the curve
- Inverse of the degree of the curve
- Degree of the curve

**Answer :**Degree of the curve

**The
ratio of the distances at which a stated length can be distinguished by
the telescope and the human eye, respectively, is called:**

Options are :

- Resolving power of telescope
- Magnification of telescope
- None of these
- Brightness of telescope

**Answer :**Resolving power of telescope

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 7

**A well conditioned triangle has no angle less than:**

Options are :

- 60°
- 45°
- 30°
- 20°

**Answer :**30°

**Two contour lines, having the same elevation:**

Options are :

- Can cross each other
- Can unite together
- Cannot unite together
- Cannot cross each other

**Answer :**Can unite together

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 8

**If ? is the angle of deflection of a simple curve of radius R, the length of its long chord, is:**

**A.**

*R* cos

**B.**

2*R* cos

**C.**

*R* sin

**D.**

2*R* sin

Options are :

- D
- A
- B
- C

**Answer :**D

**In geodetic surveys higher accuracy is achieved, if:**

Options are :

- Angles between the curved lines are treated as plane angles
- Curvature of the earth surface is taken into account
- Curvature of the earth surface is ignored
- None of these

**Answer :**Curvature of the earth surface is taken into account

*A
transit is oriented by setting its vernier A to read the back azimuth
of the preceding line. A back sight on the preceding transit station
taken and transit is rotated about its vertical axis*

**The vernier A reads:**

Options are :

- Back bearing of the forward line
- Azimuth of the forward line
- Equal to 360°-azimuth of the forward line
- Bearing of the. forward line

**Answer :**Azimuth of the forward line

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 9

**The surface of zero elevation around the earth, which is slightly irregular and curved, is known as:**

Options are :

- Level surface
- Horizontal surface
- Geoid surface
- Mean sea level

**Answer :**Geoid surface

**The radius of a simple circular curve is 300 m and length of its specified chord is 30 m. The degree of the curve is:**

Options are :

- 5.37°
- 3.57°
- 5.73°
- 3.75°

**Answer :**5.73°

**Pick up the correct statement from the following:**

Options are :

- In surveys of large extent, the effect of curvature of the earth must be considered
- All the above
- In surveys of small extent, the effect of curvature may be ignored and the level surface of the earth is assumed as horizontal
- The directions of plumb lines suspended at different points in a survey are not strictly parallel

**Answer :**All the above

**Contours of different elevations may cross each other only in the case of:**

Options are :

- A saddle
- An over hanging cliff
- An inclined plane
- A vertical cliff

**Answer :**An over hanging cliff

**The Trapezoidal rule of volumes V of an embankment divided into a number of sections equidistant D, is given by:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

*V* =

**D.**

*V* =

Options are :

- A
- C
- D
- B

**Answer :**A

**In case of a direct vernier scale:**

Options are :

- Smallest division is longer than smallest division of the main scale
- None of these
- Graduations increase in opposite direction in which graduations of the main scale increase
- Graduations increase in the same direction in which graduations of the main scale increase

**Answer :**Graduations increase in the same direction in which graduations of the main scale increase

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 1

**During levelling if back sight is more than foresight:**

Options are :

- The forward staff is at lower point
- The back staff is at lower point
- None of these
- The difference in level, cannot be ascertained

**Answer :**The back staff is at lower point

**Permanent adjustments of a level are:**

Options are :

- 4 in number
- 3 in number
- 6 in number
- 2 in number

**Answer :**2 in number

**The bearing of line AB is 152° 30' and angle ABC measured clockwise is 124° 28'. The bearing of BC is:**

Options are :

- 27° 52'
- 96° 58'
- 148° 08'
- 186° 58'

**Answer :**96° 58'

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 10

**Pick up the correct statement from the following:**

Options are :

- The direction of steepest slope at a point on a contour is at right angles to the contour
- A contour can not end abruptly, but must ultimately close itself not necessarily within the limits of map
- The contour lines having the same elevation cannot unite and continue as one line
- All the above

**Answer :**All the above

**While working on a plane table, the correct rule is:**

Options are :

- Take maximum number of sights as possible from each station to distant objects
- Intersection should be obtained by actually drawing second rays
- Draw short rays sufficient to contain the points sought
- Draw continuous lines from all instrument stations

**Answer :**Draw short rays sufficient to contain the points sought

**The lens equation **

Options are :

- The computed quantities are accurate enough for geometrical optics of simple distances
- When the thickness of the lens is small
- All the above
- Only to conjugate distances along the principal axis

**Answer :**All the above

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 11

**In case of a double line river, contours are:**

Options are :

- Stopped at the banks of the river
- Drawn across the water
- Stopped at the edge of the river
- Drawn by parabolic curves having their vertex at the centre of the water

**Answer :**Stopped at the edge of the river

**Correction per chain length of 100 links along a slope of ? radians, is:**

Options are :

- 100 ?^(2)
- 100 ?^(3)
- 100 ?^(-1)
- 100 ?

**Answer :**100 ?

**The representation of general topography of a very flat terrain is possible only:**

Options are :

- By drawing contours at small interval
- By giving spot levels to salient features at close interval
- By drawing contours at large interval
- By giving spot levels at large interval

**Answer :**By giving spot levels to salient features at close interval

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 13

**Determining the difference in elevation between two points on the surface of the earth, is known as:**

Options are :

- Longitudinal levelling
- Differential levelling
- Simple levelling
- Levelling

**Answer :**Differential levelling

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