Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 6

Greater accuracy in linear measurements, is obtained by:


Options are :

  • Direct taping
  • All the above
  • Direct chaining
  • Tacheometry

Answer :Direct taping

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 7

In case of reduction of levels by the height of instrument method:


Options are :

  • ? (R.L. + I + F.S.) - first R.L = ? (H.I. + No. of R.L.s.)
  • ? B.S. - ? F.S. = difference in R.L.S of the first station and last station
  • None of these
  • Both A and B

Answer :None of these

Magnetic declination at any place:


Options are :

  • Changes abruptly
  • Does not remain constant
  • Remains constant
  • Fluctuates

Answer :Does not remain constant

From any point on the surface with a given inclination:


Options are :

  • All the above
  • Indefinite contour gradients are possible
  • Two contour gradients are possible
  • Only one contour gradient is possible

Answer :Indefinite contour gradients are possible

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 8

For preparation of a contour plan for a route survey:


Options are :

  • Indirect method of contouring is used
  • Method of cross profile is used
  • Method of trace contour is used
  • Method of squares is used

Answer :Method of cross profile is used

Ranging in chain survey means:


Options are :

  • Determining the distance between end points
  • Determining the offset distance
  • Establishing an intermediate point on the line
  • Looking at an isolated point not on the line
  • None of these

Answer :Establishing an intermediate point on the line

ABCD is a rectangular plot of land. If the bearing of the side AB is 75, the bearing of DC is:


Options are :

  • 105
  • 285
  • 75
  • 255

Answer :75

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 9

Pick up the correct statement from the following:


Options are :

  • If the image of the object does not fall on the plane of the cross-lines, parallax exists
  • The eyepiece is adjusted for clear vision of the cross hairs
  • Parallax has nothing to do with the eyepiece
  • All the above

Answer :All the above

While measuring a chain line between two stations A and B intervened by a raised ground:


Options are :

  • Vision gets obstructed
  • All the above
  • Both vision and chaining get obstructed
  • Chaining gets obstructed

Answer :Vision gets obstructed

The longitudinal section of the surface of bubble tube is:


Options are :

  • Straight
  • Parabolic
  • Elliptic
  • Circular

Answer :Circular

While measuring with a metallic tape of 30 m length pull should be applied:


Options are :

  • 1 kg
  • 4 kg
  • 2 kg
  • 3 kg

Answer :3 kg

The 'point of curve' of a simple circular curve, is:


Options are :

  • Mid-point of the curve
  • Point of intersection
  • Point of commencement
  • Point of tangency

Answer :Point of commencement

If ? is the angle between the polar ray and the tangent at the point of commencement of a lemniscate curve, the equation of the curve, is:


Options are :

  • l = k?sin 2?
  • l = k?tan 2?
  • l = k?sin 3?
  • l = k?sin ?
  • l = k?cos 2?

Answer :l = k?sin ?

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 1

If whole circle bearing of a line is 120, its reduced bearing is:


Options are :

  • S 60 E
  • S 20 E
  • N 60 E
  • N 120 E

Answer :S 60 E

While rotating the theodolite in the horizontal plane, the bubble of the bubble tube takes up the same position in its tube, it indicates:


Options are :

  • The trummion axis is horizontal
  • The line of collimation is perpendicular to vertical axis
  • None of the above
  • The rotation axis is vertical

Answer :The rotation axis is vertical

With usual notations, the expression

represents:


Options are :

  • Centrifugal force
  • Radial acceleration
  • Centrifugal ratio
  • Super elevation

Answer :Centrifugal ratio

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 10

Ramsden eye-piece consists of:


Options are :

  • Two convex lenses short distance apart
  • Two concave lenses short distance apart
  • Two plano-convex lenses short distance apart, with the convex surfaces facing each other
  • One convex lens and one concave lens short distance apart

Answer :Two plano-convex lenses short distance apart, with the convex surfaces facing each other

Pick up the correct statement from the following:


Options are :

  • The angle between the true meridian and the magnetic meridian is called magnetic variation
  • All the above
  • The magnet properly pivoted is balanced by means of riding weight movable along the needle
  • In the earth's magnetic field, a magnetic needle rests in magnetic meridian
  • One end of the magnetic needle supported at its centre of gravity tends to dip down towards the. nearer magnetic pole of the earth

Answer :All the above

Volume of the earth work may be calculated by:


Options are :

  • All the above
  • Mean areas
  • End areas
  • Prismoidal formula
  • Trapezoidal

Answer :All the above

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 11

A clinometer is used for:


Options are :

  • Defining natural features
  • Setting out right angles
  • Measuring angle of slope
  • Correcting line of collimation

Answer :Measuring angle of slope

Pick up the correct statement from the following:


Options are :

  • The lines of sight while observing back sight and fore sight lie in the same horizontal plane
  • The horizontal plane with reference to which staff readings are taken, coincides with the level surface through the telescope axis
  • The staff readings are measurements made vertically downwards from a horizontal plane
  • All the above

Answer :All the above

In a constant level tube, size of the bubble remains constant because upper wall is:


Options are :

  • Of relatively larger radius
  • Of relatively smaller radius
  • Flat
  • Convex downwards

Answer :Of relatively larger radius

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 13

Cross-staff is used for:


Options are :

  • Measuring distances
  • Measuring contour gradient
  • Taking levels
  • None of these
  • Setting out right angles

Answer :Setting out right angles

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


Options are :

  • Gradual change of gradient from zero at the tangent point to the specified amount at the junction of the transition curve with main curve
  • 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
  • None of these
  • Gradually decrease of curvature from zero at the tangent point to the specified quantity at the junction of the transition curve with main curve

Answer :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

If d is the distance between equidistant odd ordinates, the Simpson's rule for the areas, is:


A.

[h1 + hn + 2(h3 + h5 + ... + hn - 2) + 4(h2 + h4 + ... + hn - 1)]


B.

[h1 + hn + 2(h3 + h5 + ... + hn - 2) + 4(h2 + h4 + ... + hn - 1)]


C.

[h1 + hn x 2(h2 + h4 + ... + hn - 1) + 4(h3 + h5 + ... + hn - 2)]


D.

[h1 + hn + 2(h3 + h5 + ... + hn - 2) + 4(h2 + h4 + ... + hn - 1)]


E.

None of these


Options are :

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • E
  • D

Answer :B

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 3

Back bearing of a line is equal to:


Options are :

  • Fore bearing 90
  • Fore bearing 360
  • Fore bearing 180
  • Fore bearing 270

Answer :Fore bearing 180

If h is the difference in height between end points of a chain of length l, the required slope correction is:


A.


B.


C.


D.

3


Options are :

  • B
  • A
  • D
  • C

Answer :A

For orientation of a plane table with three points A, B and C, Bessel's drill is:


Options are :

  • In the first two steps any two of the points may be used and a ray drawn towards the third point, which is sighted through the point of intersection of previously drawn rays in the final step
  • Align b through a and draw a ray towards c, align a through b and draw a ray towards c, finally align c through the point of intersection of the previously drawn rays
  • Align c through b and draw a ray towards a, align b through c and draw a ray towards a, finally align a, through the point of intersection of the previously, drawn rays
  • Align c through a and draw a ray towards b, align a through c and draw a ray towards b, finally align b through the point of intersection of the previously drawn rays

Answer :In the first two steps any two of the points may be used and a ray drawn towards the third point, which is sighted through the point of intersection of previously drawn rays in the final step

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 4

?, ? are the horizontal angles measured at the ends of a base line AB to a hill top whose angle of elevation from station A is ?. The height of the hill top above the trunnion axis of the theodolite station, is:


A.


B.


C.


D.


Options are :

  • B
  • A
  • C
  • D

Answer :D

The curve composed of two arcs of different radii having their centres on the opposite side of the curve, is known:


Options are :

  • A reverse curve
  • A compound curve
  • A vertical curve
  • A simple curve

Answer :A reverse curve

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