Solved Objective questions on surveying

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Solved Objective questions on surveying
Surveying is part of geology and civil Engineering exams
Here are 25 MCQ Questions on Surveying
1: The object of surveying is to prepare a:
(a) Map
(b) Cross-section
(c) Drawing
(d) Model.
Answer. (a)

2: The main principle of surveying is to work from:
(a) The part to the whole.
(b) The whole to the part.
(c) The centre to the boundary
(d) The boundary to the centre.
Answer. (b)

3: A 20 m chain is divided into:
(a) 50 links
(b) 100 links
(c) 150 links
(d) 175 links
Answer. (b)

4: The length of a link in a chain is:
(a) 20 cm
(b) 30 cm
(0) 35 cm
(d) 40 cm
Answer. (a)

5: For ranging a line, the number of ranging rods required is:
(a) At least two
(b) At least three
(c) At least four
(d) At least five.
Answer. (b)

6: The walk step of a man is considered equal to:
(a) 80cm
(b) 90 cm
(c) 100 cm
(d) 110 cm
Answer. (a)

7 : ln chain survey the area is divided into :
(a) Circle
(b) Square
(c) Triangles
(d) Rectangulars.
Answer. (c)

8: The preliminary Inspection of the area to be surveyed is known as:
(a) Rough survey.
(b) Primary survey
(c) Route survey
(d) Reconnaissance survey.
Answer. (d)

9: ln a prismatic compass zero is marked on the:
(a) East end.
(b) West end.
(c) North end.
(d) South end.
Answer. (d)

10: The closing error in a closed travers is adjusted by:
(a) Lenmanns rule
(b) Slide rule.
(c) Bowditch’s rule.
(d) Simpson’s rule.
Answer. (c)

11: The principle of plane table is:
(a) Traversing.
(b) Parallelism.
(c) Triangulation.
(d) All the above.
Answer. (b)

12: The working edge of the alidade is known as the:
(a) Parallel edge.
(b) Bevelled edge.
(c) Parallax edge.
(d) Fiducial edge.
Answer. (d)

13: Inaccessible point may be located by the:
(a) Radiation method.
(b) Resection method.
(c) Intersection method.
(d) Travering method.
Answer. (c)

14: Spirit level in plane table is used for:
(a) Centring
(b) Sighting
(c) Marking north
(d) Leveliing
Answer. (d)

15: Closed travers is suitable in the survey of:
(a) River.
(b) Road.
(c) Coast lines.
(d) Ponds.
Answer. (d)

16: Prismatic compass gives the:
(a) Quadrantal Bearing.
(b) Reduced Bearing.
(c) Whole circle Bearing.
(d) None of these.
Answer. (c)

17: The line passes through zero declination is known as the:
(a) lsogonic line.
(b) Agonic line.
(c) Dip line.
(d) Contour line.
Answer. (b)

18: At the equator the dip of the needle is:
(a) 0°.
(b) 90°.
(c) 180°.
(d) 45°.
Answer. (a)

19: In the whole circle Bearing (WCB), a line is said to be free from local attraction if the
difference between the FB and BB is:
(a) 0°
(b) 90°
(c) 120°
(d) 180°
Answer. (d)

20: The surface of still water is considered:
(a) Even
(b) Smooth.
(c) Horizontal.
(d) Level.
Answer. (d)

21: The surface tangential to a level surface is said to be a:
(a) Horizontal surface.
(b) Vertical surface.
(c) Ground surface.
(d) Levelled surface.
Answer. (a)

22: A level surface to which elevation of different points are referred to, is known as:
(a) Level surface.
(b) Datum.
(c) Horizontal.
(d) Plane.
Answer. (b)

23: A relativeIy permanent point of reference whose elevation is known as:
(a) Reduced level.
(b) Bench mark.
(c) Level surface.
(d) Datum point.
Answer. (b)

24: A line passing through the intersection of the cross-hairs at the diaphragm and the optical
centre of the object glass is known as:
(a) Level line.
(b) Horizontal line.
(c) Axis of telescope.
(d) Line of collimation.
Answer. (d)

25: Levelling should always commence from a:
(a) Levelled ground.
(b) Bench mark.
(c) Permanent point.
(d) Highest point.
Answer. (b)

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