**In chain surveying field work is limited to:**

Options are :

- Both linear and angular measurements
- All the above
- Linear measurements only
- Angular measurements only

**Answer :**Linear measurements only

**The probable error of the adjusted bearing at the middle is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- C
- A
- B
- D

**Answer :**A

**Geodetic surveying is undertaken:**

Options are :

- For production of accurate maps of wide areas
- For developing the science of geodesy
- All the above
- Making use of most accurate instruments and methods of observation
- For determination of accurate positions on the earth's surface of system of control points

**Answer :**All the above

**The slope correction for a length of 30 m along a gradient of 1 in 20, is:**

Options are :

- 3.75 cm
- 37.5 cm
- 2.75 cm
- 0.375 cm

**Answer :**3.75 cm

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

Options are :

- The power of a lens is the reciprocal of its focal length
- All the above
- The power of two or more thin lenses in contact is the power of the combination of the lenses
- The unit of power of the lens is diopter

**Answer :**All the above

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 1

**While
viewing through a level telescope and moving the eye slightly, a
relative movement occurs between the image of the levelling staff and
the cross hairs. The instrument is:**

Options are :

- Said to have parallax
- Not correctly focussed
- Correctly focussed
- Free from parallax

**Answer :**Said to have parallax

**If S is the length of a subchord and R is the radius of simple curve, the angle of deflection between its tangent and sub-chord, in minutes, is equal to:**

Options are :

- 1718.9 R/S
- 573 S/R
- 1718.9 S/R
- 171.9 S/R
- 573 R/S

**Answer :**1718.9 S/R

**A
uniform slope was measured by the method of stepping. If the difference
in level between two points is 1.8 m and the slope distance between
them is 15 m, the error is approximately equal to:**

Options are :

- Cumulative, - 0.11 m
- None of these
- Compensating, ± 0.11 m
- Cumulative, + 0.11 m

**Answer :**Cumulative, + 0.11 m

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 10

**If f1 and f2 are the distances from the optical centre of a convex lens of focal length f to conjugate two points P1 and P2 respectively, the following relationship holds good:**

**A.**

*f* = *f*1 + *f*2

**B.**

*f* =

**C.**

**D.**

None of these

Options are :

- C
- B
- A
- D

**Answer :**C

**If arithmetic sum of latitudes of a closed traverse is ? Lat and closing error in latitude is dx, the correction for a side whose latitude is l, as given by Transit Rule, is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

None of these

Options are :

- B
- C
- D
- A

**Answer :**A

**If ? is the slope of the ground and l is the measured distance, the correction is:**

Options are :

- 2l cos^(2) ?/2
- 2l tan^(2) ?/2
- 2l sin^(2) ?/2
- 2l cot^(2) ?/2

**Answer :**2l sin^(2) ?/2

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 11

**Offsets
are measured with an accuracy of 1 in 40. If the point on the paper
from both sources of error (due to angular and measurement errors) is
not to exceed 0.05 cm on a scale of 1 cm = 20 m, the maximum length of
offset should be limited to:**

Options are :

- None of these
- 14.14
- 28.28 m
- 200 m

**Answer :**28.28 m

**A bearing of a line is also known as:**

Options are :

- Magnetic bearing
- True bearing
- Azimuth
- Reduced bearing

**Answer :**True bearing

**Setting out a curve by two theodolite method, involves:**

Options are :

- Both linear and angular measurements
- None of these
- Linear measurements only
- Angular measurements only

**Answer :**Angular measurements only

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 13

**Measuring with a 30 m chain, 0.01 m too short, introduces:**

Options are :

- Positive cumulative error
- Positive compensating error
- Negative compensating error
- Negative cumulative error

**Answer :**Positive cumulative error

**If
the rate of gain of radial acceleration is 0.3 m per sec3 and full
centrifugal ratio is developed. On the curve the ratio of the length of
the transition curve of same radius on road and railway, is:**

Options are :

- 3.828
- 0.828
- 2.828
- 1.828

**Answer :**2.828

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

Options are :

- Level line
- None of these
- Contour line
- Contour gradient
- Contour surface

**Answer :**Contour line

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 3

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

Options are :

- Balancing the departures
- Balancing the traverse
- Balancing the latitudes
- Balancing the sights

**Answer :**Balancing the traverse

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

Options are :

- None of these
- Carelessness
- Inattention
- Faulty instrument

**Answer :**Faulty instrument

**If h is the difference in level between end points separated by l, then the slope correction is **

Options are :

- 1/2 m
- 3 m
- 1 m
- 2 m

**Answer :**3 m

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 4

**If the sight distance ( S) is equal to the length of the vertical-curve (2l) joining two grades g1% and - g2%, the height of the apex will be:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

None of these

Options are :

- D
- B
- A
- C

**Answer :**B

*A
dumpy level is set up with its eye-piece vertically over a peg A. The
height from the top of peg A to the centre of the eye-piece is 1.540 m
and the reading on peg B is 0.705 m. The level is then setup over B. The
height of the eye-piece above peg B is 1.490 m and a reading on A is
2.195 m*

**The difference in level between A and B is:**

Options are :

- 1.770 m
- 0.785 m
- 3.030 m
- 2.900 m
- 0.770 m

**Answer :**0.770 m

**If the angular measurements of a traverse are more precise than its linear measurements, balancing of the traverse, is done by:**

Options are :

- Empirical rule
- Bowditch's rule
- All of the above
- Transit rule

**Answer :**Transit rule

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 5

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

Options are :

- In Galileo's telescope, the rays from the object get refracted at the objective and are intercepted by the eyepiece before a real image is formed
- All the above
- In astronomical telescope, the rays from the object after refraction at the objective are brought to a focus before entering the eyepiece to produce a real inverted image in front of the eye piece
- A line passing through the optical centre of the objective traversing through the eyepiece, is called line of sight
- The line of sight which passes through the intersection of cross-lines marked on a diaphragm fixed in front of the eyepiece in a plane at right-angles to the axis, is called the line of collimation

**Answer :**All the above

**Deviation of the actual road gradient from the proposed contou'r gradient up hill side, involves:**

Options are :

- Excavation on the centre line
- None of these
- Earth work on the centre line
- Embankment on the centre line

**Answer :**Excavation on the centre line

**Pick up the method of surveying in which field observations and plotting proceed simultaneously from the following:**

Options are :

- Compass surveying
- Plan table surveying
- Tacheometric surveying
- Chain surveying

**Answer :**Plan table surveying

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 6

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

Options are :

- The length of the brass handle is included in the length of chain
- The length of the Gunter's chain is 66 ft
- The fifth tag from either end of the chain is numbered 5
- All the above
- The handles are on swivel joints to prevent twisting of the chain

**Answer :**All the above

**The
difference of level between a point below the plane of sight and one
above, is the sum of two staff readings and an error would be produced
equal to:**

Options are :

- Twice the distance between the zero of graduation and the foot of the staff
- None of the above
- The distance between the zero of gradient and the foot of the staff
- Thrice the distance between the zero of graduation and the foot of the staff

**Answer :**Twice the distance between the zero of graduation and the foot of the staff

**In chain surveying tie lines are primarily provided:**

Options are :

- to increase the number of chain lines
- to avoid long offsets from chain lines
- to check the accuracy of the survey
- to take offsets for detail survey

**Answer :**to avoid long offsets from chain lines

Surveying MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 7

**Keeping the instrument height as 1 **

Options are :

- 25 cm
- 20 m
- 10 m
- 45 m

**Answer :**45 m

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