Our 1000+ Surveying questions and answers focuses on all areas of Surveying subject covering 100+ topics in Surveying. These topics are chosen from a collection of most authoritative and best reference books on Surveying. One should spend 1 hour daily for 2-3 months to learn and assimilate Surveying comprehensively. This way of systematic learning will prepare anyone easily towards Surveying interviews, online tests, examinations and certifications.
– 1000+ Multiple Choice Questions & Answers in Surveying with explanations
– Every MCQ set focuses on a specific topic in Surveying Subject
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– Anyone wishing to sharpen their knowledge of Surveying Subject
– Anyone preparing for aptitude test in Surveying
– Anyone preparing for interviews (campus/off-campus interviews, walk-in interview and company interviews)
– Anyone preparing for entrance examinations and other competitive examinations
– All – Experienced, Freshers and Students
1. Questions & Answers on Introduction to Surveying
The section contains questions and answers on surveying definitions and classification, linear measurement accessories and methods, chain folding, unfolding, degree of accuracy, magnetic bearing, chaining errors and mistakes, well conditioned triangle, chain survey and plotting equipments, survey station selection, field work procedure and conventional symbols.
2. Questions on Chain Surveying & The Compass
The section contains questions on chain triangulation, chaining obstacles, bearings and angles, magnetic declination, prismatic and surveyor’s compass.
Obstacles in Chaining
Bearings and Angles
3. Questions & Answers on Compass Traversing & Traverse Surveying
The section contains questions and answers on compass traversing principle and errors, traversing by fast needle method, angles observation method, consecutive coordinates, traverse balancing, accuracy degree in traversing and compass types.
Principle of Compass Traversing
Errors in Compass Traversing
Traversing by Fast Needle Method
Traversing by Direct Observation of Angles
Consecutive Co-ordinates: Latitude And Departure
Degree of Accuracy in Traversing
Balancing the Traverse
4. Questions on Levelling
The section contains questions on levelling methods, surveying telescope, spirit levelling theory, balancing backsights, foresights, curvature, refraction, reciprocal levelling, levelling errors, precision degree, stadia method, levelling reduction and types.
5. Questions & Answers on Contouring
The section contains questions and answers on contouring methods and characteristics, contour maps uses, contours interpolation and gradient.
Methods and Characteristics
Characteristics of Contours
Interpolation of Contours
Uses of Contour Maps
6. Questions on The Theodolite & Theodolite Traversing
The section contains questions on transit theodolite, adjustment, measurement, traversing methods and errors, readings reduction, stadia tacheometry, closing error and its limitation, traverse area calculation and trigonometrical levelling.
Reduction of Readings
Closing Error and its Limitation
Computation of Latitude and Departure
Calculation of Traverse Area
7. Questions & Answers on Plane Table Surveying
The section contains questions and answers on accessories, plane tabling methods, graphic triangulation, two and three point problems, plane tabling errors, resection method, errors and precaution.
Plane Table Surveying Accessories
Methods of Plane Tabling
Three Point Problem
Two Point Problem
Errors in Plane Tabling
Errors and Precaution
8. Questions on Calculation of Area, Measurement of Volume & Permanent Adjustments of Levels
The section contains questions on area calculation by planimeter, coordinates and double meridian distances, prismoidal formula and corrections, dumpy levels adjustment, trapezoidal formula and curvature correction.
Area by Double Meridian Distances
Area by Co-ordinates
Area by Planimeter
The Prismoidal Formula
The Trapezoidal Formula
The Prismoidal Correction
The Curvature Correction
Adjustments of Dumpy Level
9. Questions & Answers on Area Computation & Tacheometric Surveying
The section contains questions and answers on ordinate rule, simpsons rule, stadia and subtense method principles.
Principle of Stadia Method
Principle of Subtense Method
10. Questions on EDM
The section contains questions on electromagnetic waves, edm instruments, modulation and total station.
Types of EDM Instruments
11. Questions & Answers on Curve Surveying
The section contains questions and answers on curve designation, simple curves, long chord ordinates, tangent offsets, successive bisection of arcs or chords, rankine’s method, reverse curve elements, ideal transition curve, compound curve elements and settings.
12. Questions on Triangulation
The section contains questions on triangulation system classification, reconnaissance, base line measurement, satellite station, signals and towers.
Classification of Triangulation System
Signals and Towers
Base Line Measurement
Satellite Station: Reduction to Centre
13. Questions & Answers on Survey Adjustments and Theory of Errors
The section contains questions and answers on accidental errors, least square principles, weight laws, normal equations, correlates method and values determination.
The Laws of Accidental Errors
General Principles of Least Squares
Laws of Weights
Determination of the Most Probable Values
Method of Correlates
14. Questions on Field Astronomy
The section contains questions on celestial body position, astronomical triangle, coordinates relation, time conversions, sextant, astronomical corrections and zenith telescope.
Position of a Celestial Body
The Astronomical Triangle
Relation Between the Co-ordinates
Conversion of Time
15. Questions & Answers on Photogrammetric Surveying
The section contains questions and answers on photo theodolite, terrestrial and aerial photogrammetry, aerial camera, vertical and tilted photograph scale, stereoscopic vision, aerial stereoscopic views, tilt distortion or displacement.
16. Questions on Remote Sensing
The section contains questions on idealized remote sensing system, remote sensing principles, sensors, solar radiation characteristics, em radiation interactions, electromagnetic energy and spectrum.
Idealized Remote Sensing System
Basic Principles of Remote Sensing
Characteristics of Solar Radiation
Interaction of EM Radiation with Earth’s Surface
17. Questions & Answers on Geographic Information System (GIS) & Topographic Maps
The section contains questions and answers on four m’s, gis components and errors, topology, projection systems and cim series.
The Four M’s
Components of a GIS
Errors in GIS
The Projection Systems
18. Questions on Global Positioning System (GPS)
The section contains questions on operational control segment, position determination principles, user position calculations, satellite determination, gps surveying techniques and accuracy.
Operational Control Segment (OCS)
Principle of Position Determination
Determining Satellite to User Range
Calculation of User Position
GPS Surveying Techniques
19. Questions & Answers on Hydrographic Survey
The section contains questions and answers on hydrographic survey basics, marine survey, rain and river gauging.
Introduction to Hydrographic Survey
20. Questions on Project Survey
The section contains questions on surveys like railway project, road project and flow irrigation surveys, airport survey, topographic survey, city and township survey, tunnelling, water supply and sanitary scheme, docks, harbours and port.
Railway Project Survey
Road Project Survey
Flow Irrigation Survey
Water Supply Scheme
Docks, Harbours and Port
City and Township Surveying
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