Surveying Questions and Answers – City and Township Surveying

This set of Surveying Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “City and Township Surveying”.

1. Township survey is also known as ________
a) Congressional township
b) Harbor survey
c) Land survey
d) Airport survey
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Answer: a
Explanation: Township survey is also known as the congressional township, which is used in case of planning and establishing a city or a township. This survey is later subdivided into section lines, which can be virtually assessed.

2. Which of the following indicates the purpose of the township survey?
a) Establishing boundaries for harbor
b) Establishing boundaries for government
c) Establishing boundaries for public
d) Establishing boundaries for individual land ownership
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Answer: d
Explanation: The actual purpose of the township survey is to establish boundaries for land ownership for decreasing the complications any further. The civil township can be applied for local governments.

3. Among the following, which map is necessary for the establishment of the township?
a) Environmental map
b) Terrain map
c) Property map
d) Area map
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Answer: c
Explanation: Township establishment requires a proper map for each and every unit. Those include topographic map, street map, property map, electrification map, telephone line map.

4. Leveling staff is used in the process of city survey.
a) False
b) True
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Answer: b
Explanation: The preparation maps require proper surveying, which can be achieved by proper instrumental usage. The instruments used in the surveying of city include leveling staff, theodolite, chain, tape, ranging rod etc.

5. Which surveying is the best method in case of preparation of topographic maps?
a) Plane table surveying
b) Theodolite surveying
c) Compass surveying
d) Traverse surveying
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Answer: a
Explanation: The preparation of topographic maps needs more care and must be done with utmost priority. Plane table surveying is adopted in case of topographic map preparation which can cover a large area in short span.
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6. __________ scale is used in case of preparation of street maps.
a) Least
b) Medium
c) Small
d) Large
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Answer: d
Explanation: During the preparation of street maps, it is recommended to use large scale than that of the scale used in topographic maps. This is so because street maps involve the division of entire are into sections for quick result.

7. Which among the following can be located by using street maps?
a) Property points
b) Elevation points
c) Pipe lines
d) Road way line
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Answer: c
Explanation: Street maps are used in the location of pipe lines, cable lines, and telephone lines. These are laid in the underground with different colors for easy identification. Important points will be specified with different symbols.

8. Bench marks are located in ______________
a) Electric line maps
b) Street maps
c) Road maps
d) Pipe line maps
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Answer: b
Explanation: The location of bench marks is done in case of development of street maps. Street maps use these benchmarks for further references, which can be applied by fly leveling.

9. Property map preparation is done by ____________
a) Least scale
b) Medium scale
c) Small scale
d) Large scale
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Answer: d
Explanation: A large scale map like property map is used to connect public and private properties. For establishing boundaries, plane table surveying is used, which is capable of providing accurate value in the output.

10. Which map uses more specific symbols for representation?
a) Electric line map
b) Topology map
c) Water supply map
d) Property map
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Answer: c
Explanation: The usage of symbols is more in case of water supply and sanitary map preparation because it involves some important locations like tunnels, manholes, inspection chambers etc.,

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