50 TOP Surveying Interview Questions and Answers - Civil Engineering Multiple Choice Questions

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Surveying Multiple Choice Questions and Answers List

1.   During chaining along a straight line, the . leader of the party has 4 arrows in his hand while the follower has 6. Distance of the follower from the starting point is
2.    A metallic tape is made of
3.    For a well-conditioned triangle, no angle should be less than
4.    The angle of intersection of the two plane mirrors of an optical square is
5.    The allowable length of an offset depends upon the
6.    Which of the following angles can be set out with the help of French cross staff?
7.    Which of the following methods of offsets involves less measurement on the ground?
8.    The permissible error in chaining for measurement with chain on rough or hilly ground is
9.    The correction for sag is
10.    Cross staff is an instrument used for
11.    Normal tension is that pull which
12.    Which of the following is not used in measuring perpendicular offsets ?
13.    If the length of a chain is found to be short on testing, it can be adjusted by
14.    The maximum tolerance in a 20 m chain is
15.    For accurate work, the steel band should always be used in preference to chain because the steel band
16.    The length of a chain is measured from
17.    Select the incorrect statement.
18.    If the true bearing of a line AB is 269° 30', then the azimuth of the line AB is
19.    In the prismatic compass
20.    For a line AB
21.    Local attraction in compass surveying may exist due to
22.    In the quadrantal bearing system, a whole circle bearing of 293° 30' can be expressed as
23.    The prismatic compass and surveyor's compass
24.    The horizontal angle between the true meridian and magnetic meridian at a place is called
25.    A negative declination shows that the magnetic meridian is to the
26.    If the magnetic bearing of the sun at a place at noon in southern hemisphere is 167°, the magnetic declination at that place is
27.    The graduations in prismatic compass
28.    Agate cap is fitted with a
29.    The temporary adjustments of a prismatic compass are
30.    Theodolite is an instrument used for
31.    The process of turning the telescope about the vertical axis in horizontal plane is known as
32.    Size of a theodolite is specified by
33.    Which of the following is not the function of levelling head ?
34.    If the lower clamp screw is tightened and upper clamp screw is loosened, the theodolite may be rotated
35.    A telescope is said to be inverted if its
36.    The cross hairs in the surveying telescope are placed
37.    For which of the following permanent adjustments of theodolite, the spire test is used ?
38.    The adjustment of horizontal cross hair is required particularly when the instrument is used for
39.    Which of the following errors is not eliminated by the method of repetition of horizontal angle measurement ?
40.    The error due to eccentricity of inner and outer axes can be eliminated by
41.    In the double application of principle of reversion, the apparent error is
42.    Which of the following errors can be eliminated by taking mean of bot face observations ?
43.    Which of the following errors cannot be eliminated by taking both face observations ?
44.    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
45.    If altitude bubble is provided both on index frame as well as on telescope of a theodolite, then the instrument is levelled with reference to
46.    A'level line'is a
47.    The following sights are taken on a "turning point"
48.    The rise and fall method of levelling provides a complete check on
49.    If the R.L. of a B.M. is 100.00 m, the back- sight is 1.215 m and the foresight is 1.870 m, the R.L. of the forward station is
50.    In an internal focussing type of telescope, the lens provided is

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