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This set of Surveying Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Surveying Set 2

Q1 | If the magnetic bearing of the sun at a place at noon in southern hemisphere is 167°, the magnetic declination at thatplace is
Q2 | The graduations in prismatic compassi) are invertedii) are uprightiii) run clockwise having 0° at southiv) run clockwise having 0° at northThe correct answer is
Q3 | Agate cap is fitted with a
Q4 | The temporary adjustments of a prismatic compass arei) Centeringii) Levellingiii) Focusing the prismThe correct order is
Q5 | Theodolite is an instrument used for
Q6 | The process of turning the telescope about the vertical axis inhorizontal plane is known as
Q7 | Size of a theodolite is specified by
Q8 | Which of the following is not the function of levelling head ?
Q9 | If the lower clamp screw is tightened and upper clamp screw is loosened, the theodolite may be rotated
Q10 | A telescope is said to be inverted if its
Q11 | The cross hairs in the surveying telescope are placed
Q12 | For which of the following permanent adjustments of theodolite, the spire testis used ?
Q13 | The adjustment of horizontal cross hair is required particularly when the instrument is used for
Q14 | Which of the following errors is not eliminated by the method of repetition ofhorizontal angle measurement ?
Q15 | The error due to eccentricity of inner and outer axes can be eliminated by
Q16 | In the double application of principle of reversion, the apparent error is
Q17 | Which of the following errors can be eliminated by taking mean of bot faceobservations ?
Q18 | Which of the following errors cannot be eliminated by taking both face observations ?
Q19 | If a tripod settles in the interval that elapses between taking a back sight reading and the following foresight reading, then the elevation of turning point will
Q20 | If altitude bubble is provided both on index frame as well as on telescope of a theodolite, then the instrument is levelled with reference toi) altitude bubble on index frameii) altitude bubble on index frame if it is to be used as a leveliii) altitude bubble on telescopeiv) altitude bubble on telescope if it is to be used as a level The correct answer is
Q21 | A’level line’is a
Q22 | The following sights are taken on a “turning point”
Q23 | The rise and fall method of levelling provides a completed check on
Q24 | If the R.L. of a B.M. is 100.00 m, the back- sight is 1.215 m and the foresight is1.870 m, the R.L. of the forward station is
Q25 | In an internal focussing type of telescope, the lens provided is