Surveying and levelling multiple choice practice questions

SURVEYING Multiple choice Questions for practice

1. Detailed plotting is generally done by

 
 
 
 

2. There are two stations A and B. Which of the following statements is correct?

 
 
 
 

3. For the construction of highway (or railway)

 
 
 
 

4. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

 
 
 
 

5. The two point problem and three point problem are methods of

 
 
 
 

6. Contour interval is

 
 
 
 

7. The line normal to the plumb line is known as

 
 
 
 

8. The size of a plane table is

 
 
 
 

9. If the reduced bearing of a line AB is N60°W and length is 100 m, then the latitude and departure
respectively of the line AB will be

 
 
 
 

10. After fixing the plane table to the tripod, the main operations which are needed at each plane
table station are
(1) Levelling
(2) Orientation
(3) Centering
The correct sequence of these operations is

 
 
 
 

11. Different grades are joined together by a

 
 
 
 

12. To avoid large centering error with very short legs, observations are generally made

 
 
 
 

13. The line of collimation method of reduction of levels, does not provide a check on

 
 
 
 

14. The chord of a curve less than peg interval, is known as

 
 
 
 

15. The smaller horizontal angle between the true meridian and a survey line, is known

 
 
 
 

16. In levelling operations

 
 
 
 

17. Contour interval is

 
 
 
 

18. Check lines (or proof lines) in Chain Surveying, are essentially required

 
 
 
 

19. Which of the following methods of theodolite traversing is suitable for locating the details which
are far away from transit stations?

 
 
 
 

20. In direct method of contouring, the process of locating or identifying points lying on a contour is called

 
 
 
 

21. The line of sight is kept as high above ground surface as possible to minimise the error in the
observed angles due to

 
 
 
 

22. If the smallest division of a vernier is longer than the smallest division of its primary scale, the
vernier is known as

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

24. Which of the following methods of contouring is most suitable for a hilly terrain?

 
 
 
 

25. The Random errors tend to accumulate proportionally to

 
 
 
 

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