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This set of Surveying Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Surveying Set 9

Q1 | Which line passes through a point, such that plane passing that point and the north and south poles, intersects with the surface of the earth?
  • True Meridian
  • Magnetic Meridian
  • Arbitrary Meridian
  • Survey line
Q2 | When magnetic meridian is right side to true meridian, then Magnetic Declination is said to be _________
  • Eastern
  • Western
  • Southern
  • Northern
Q3 | Which of the following are not sources of errors?
  • Instrumental
  • Personal
  • Natural
  • Artificial
Q4 | Prism square works on the same principle as that of _______
  • Cross staff
  • Open cross staff
  • Optical square
  • Site square
Q5 | How many number of arrows are required for chain surveying?
  • 10
  • 5
  • 15
  • 20
Q6 | What instrument is used for centering the table?
  • Compass
  • Spirit level
  • Plumbing fork
  • Alidade
Q7 | Which of the following is used for the orientation of the table?
  • Compass
  • Spirit level
  • Dumpy level
  • Alidade
Q8 | The main lines should form well-conditioned triangles is the condition to be fulfilled by survey lines or survey stations.
  • TRUE
  • none
  • all
Q9 | Which of the following is not one among the three major kinds of obstacles of chaining?
  • obstacles to ranging
  • obstacles to chaining
  • obstacles to levelling
  • obstacles to ranging and chaining
Q10 | Which meridian direction can be established with the help of a magnetic compass?
  • True Meridian
  • Magnetic Meridian
  • Arbitrary Meridian
  • All meridi
Q11 | Which of the following is not a part of the prismatic compass?
  • Agate cap
  • Prism cap
  • Brake pin
  • Jewel bearing
Q12 | In which of the following compass graduated card is attached to the box and not to the ring?
  • Prismatic compass
  • Surveyor’s compass
  • Theodolite
  • Sextant
Q13 | In which of the following compass sighting and reading taking cannot be done simultaneouslyfrom one position of the observer?
  • Prismatic compass
  • Surveyor’s compass
  • Theodolite
  • Sextant
Q14 | In which areas does compass surveying is not recommended?
  • Local attraction suspected areas
  • Large areas
  • Undulating areas
  • Crowded with many details
Q15 | Which of the following is not under instrumental errors?
  • Sluggish needle
  • Blunt pivot joint
  • Inaccurate centering
  • Plane of sight not being vertical
Q16 | Which branch of surveying is used to find the elevations of given points with respect to given orassumed datum?
  • Levelling
  • Contouring
  • Traversing
  • Plane table surveying
Q17 | Which of the following is not a method of levelling?
  • Barometric levelling
  • Trigonometric levelling
  • Spirit levelling
  • Traverse levelling
Q18 | In surveyor’s telescope, the convex lens nearest to the object is called ______________
  • Eye piece
  • Objective
  • Diaphragm
  • Surveyor lens
Q19 | Which of the following type of levelling is necessary across a river ravine or any obstaclerequiring a long site between two points?
  • Barometric levelling
  • Trigonometric levelling
  • Reciprocal levelling
  • Spirit levelling
Q20 | Which of the following is not a chief method of Interpolation?
  • By estimation
  • By arithmetic calculation
  • By graphical method
  • By cross sections
Q21 | Which of the following does not belong to the instruments of plane table?
  • Spirit level
  • Plumb bob
  • Compass
  • Theodolite
Q22 | Alidade is used for___________
  • Sighting
  • Levelling
  • Transferring point to ground
  • Drawing lines
Q23 | Which of the following acts as an advantage of plane table surveying?
  • Accuracy in output
  • Inconvenient in wet climate
  • Heavy instruments
  • Used in magnetic areas
Q24 | Which are segment of GPS?
  • Space segment
  • Control segment
  • User segment
  • All of above
Q25 | Control segment consists:
  • a master control station
  • an alternate master control station
  • Four dedicated ground antennas
  • All of above