**Which one of the following mistakes/errors may be cumulative + or - :**

Options are :

- Sag
- Bad ranging
- Erroneous length of chain
- Bad straightening

**Answer :**Erroneous length of chain

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 6

**The bubble tube is nearly filled with:**

Options are :

- All the above
- A liquid which is very mobile
- A liquid having low freezing point
- Alcohol or chloroform

**Answer :**All the above

**A theodolite is said to be in perfect adjustment if:**

Options are :

- Line of collimation sweeps out a vertical plane while the telescope is elevated or depressed
- Rotation axis is vertical to the transit axis
- Transit axis is perpendicular to line of collimation
- All the above

**Answer :**All the above

**In tacheometrical observations, vertical staff holding is generally preferred to normal staffing, due to:**

Options are :

- None of these
- Minimum effect of careless holding on the result
- Facility of holding
- Ease of reduction of observations

**Answer :**Minimum effect of careless holding on the result

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 7

**If L is in kilometres, the curvature correction is:**

Options are :

- 58.2 L^(2) mm
- 78.4 L^(2) mm
- 74.8 L^(2) mm
- 64.8 L^(2) mm

**Answer :**78.4 L^(2) mm

**Magnetic bearing of a survey line at any place:**

Options are :

- Varies differently in different months of the year
- Changes systematically
- Is always greater than true bearing
- Remains constant

**Answer :**Varies differently in different months of the year

**Perpendicularity of an offset may be judged by eye, if the length of the offset is:**

Options are :

- 10 m
- 15 m
- 20 m
- 5 m

**Answer :**15 m

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 8

**The ratio of the radius and apex distance of a curve deflecting through ?°, is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- D
- C
- B
- A

**Answer :**A

**Prismatic compass is considered more accurate than a surveyor's compass, because:**

Options are :

- It is provided with a better magnetic needle
- Both C and D
- Its graduations are in whole circle bearings
- It is provided with a sliding glass in the object vane
- It is provided with a prism to facilitate reading of its graduated circle

**Answer :**It is provided with a prism to facilitate reading of its graduated circle

**A traverse deflection angle is:**

Options are :

- The difference between the included angle and 180°
- More than 90° but less than 180°
- The difference between 360° and the included angle
- Less than 90°

**Answer :**The difference between the included angle and 180°

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 9

**The Random errors tend to accumulate proportionally to:**

Options are :

- Cube root of the number of operation involved
- Square root of the number of operation involved
- Reciprocal of operations involved
- Numbers of operations involved

**Answer :**Square root of the number of operation involved

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

Options are :

- 90°
- Zero on back station
- 270° on back station
- 180° on back station

**Answer :**Zero on back station

**Which
one of the following procedures for getting accurate orientation is the
most distinctive feature of the art of plane tabling:**

Options are :

- Resection
- Traversing
- Intersection
- Radiation

**Answer :**Resection

*To set out a parallel from a given inccessible point to a given line AB, the following observations and made*

**Distance AB and angle PAM = a and angle PBA = b are measured where M is a point on the line BA produced. The perpendicular to the desired parallel line from A and B are :**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- C
- A
- D
- B

**Answer :**A

**The orthographical projection of a traverse leg upon the reference meridian, is known as:**

Options are :

- Bearing of the leg
- Latitude to the leg
- Co-ordinate of the leg
- Departure of leg

**Answer :**Latitude to the leg

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

Options are :

- One end of chain 0.9 m higher than the other
- All the above
- One end of the chain 0.9 m off the line
- Middle of the chain 0.45 m off the line
- Length of chain 20 mm wrong

**Answer :**All the above

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 1

**If V is the speed of a locomotive in km per hour, g is the acceleration due to gravity, G is the distance between running faces of the rails and R is the radius of the circular curve, the required super elevation is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- A
- D
- B
- C

**Answer :**D

**Grid lines are parallel to:**

Options are :

- None of these
- Line representing the central true meridian of the grid
- Magnetic meridian of the central point of the grid
- Geographical equator

**Answer :**Line representing the central true meridian of the grid

**The direction of steepest slope on a contour, is:**

Options are :

- Along the contour
- At right angles to the contour
- None of these
- At an angle of 45° to the contour

**Answer :**At right angles to the contour

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 10

**The whole circle bearing of a line is 290°. Its reduced bearing is:**

Options are :

- N 20° W
- N 20° E
- N 70° W
- S 70° E

**Answer :**N 70° W

**The bearing of AB is 190° and that of CB is 260° 30'. The included angle ABC, is:**

Options are :

- 99° 30'
- 70° 30'
- 80° 30'
- None of these

**Answer :**70° 30'

**In an internal focusing telescope:**

Options are :

- All the above
- The objective is at a fixed distance from the diaphragm
- The focusing is done by the sliding of a divergent lens
- The focusing divergent lens is situated at about the middle of the tube

**Answer :**All the above

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 11

**If a tacheometer is fitted with an anal-latic lens:**

Options are :

- Both multiplying and additive constants are 100
- Additive constant is 100, multiplying constant is zero
- Both multiplying and additive constants are 50
- Multiplying constant is 100, additive constant is zero

**Answer :**Multiplying constant is 100, additive constant is zero

**A lemniscate curve will not be transitional throughout, if its deflection angle, is:**

Options are :

- 180°
- 60°
- 120°
- 45°
- 90°

**Answer :**45°

**Correct distance obtained by an erroneous chain is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

None of these

Options are :

- A
- B
- D
- C

**Answer :**A

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 13

**The slope correction may be ignored if:**

Options are :

- To slope of the ground is say 1 in 19
- None of these
- The slope of the ground is less than 3°

**Answer :**To slope of the ground is say 1 in 19
The slope of the ground is less than 3°

**The
main plate of a transit is divided into 1080 equal divisions. 60
divisions of the vernier coincide exactly with 59 divisions of the main
plate. The transit can read angles accurate upto:**

Options are :

- 15"
- 20"
- 30"
- 10"
- 5"

**Answer :**20"

**Imaginary line passing through points having equal magnetic declination is termed as:**

Options are :

- Isogon
- Isoclinic line
- None of these
- Agonic line

**Answer :**Isogon

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 3

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

Options are :

- None of these
- Line of collimation
- Line of sight
- Axis of the telescope

**Answer :**Line of sight

**The 'fix' of a plane table from three known points, is good, if:**

Options are :

- Middle station is farthest
- Middle station is nearest
- Either the right or left station is nearest
- None of these

**Answer :**Middle station is nearest

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