1.  Which of the following is a type of surveying? 
  Geodetic Surveying 
  Plane Surveying 
  Both a and b 
  None of the above 
2.  sin 60° = 0.8660 and cos 60° = 0.5 , What is the value of tan 60° ? 
  1.5321 
  1.7321 
  1 
  1.6321 
3.  Which of the following is not a Chaining Error? 
  Proportional Errors 
  Constant Errors 
  Wind Correction 
  Temperature Correction 
4.  What does EDM stand for? 
  Electronic Deviant Measuring 
  Electronic Distance Measuring 
  Electric Distance Monitoring 
  Electromagnetic Distance Monitoring 
5.  Repeated measurements of an angle _________ accuracy over that obtained from a single measurement. 
  Decrease 
  Doesn’t affect 
  Increase 
  none of the above 
6.  A mean zenith angle is obtained by first adding the direct and reverse readings to obtain the algebraic difference between their sum and 360°; then dividing this difference by 2, and algebraically adding the result to the first (direct) series measurement. 
  True 
  False 
7.  The azimuth of a line on the ground is its __________ angle measured from the meridian to the line. 
  Horizontal 
  Vertical 
8.  A Traverse is a succession of curved path along or through the area to be surveyed. 
  True 
  False 
9.  To achieve subcentimeter accuracies in positions, we need a survey grade receiver and a technique called ________ GPS. 
  Confidential 
  Differential 
  Sub centimeter 
  Surveyor 
10.  The effects of Earth Curvature and Atmospheric Refraction must be taken into account when using trigonometric methods to determine elevations. 
  True 
  False 
11.  Cross sections are used to determine the ________ of the ground surface through the alignment corridor. 
  Shape 
  Size 
  Length 
  None of the above 
12.  ___________ leveling is the process used to determine a difference in elevation between two points. 
  Defining 
  Determining 
  Differential 
  None of the above 
13.  A DTM is numerical representation of the configuration of the terrain consisting of a very dense network of points of known X,Y,Z coordinates. What is DTM? 
  Distribution of terrain model 
  Directions in terrain model 
  Digital terrain model 
  Definitive terrain model 
14.  Spirals are sometimes called _______ curves because they are used to transition into and out of circular curves. 
  Transition 
  Rounded 
  Helical 
  Bi axial 
15.  The Vertical Offset is calculated by, v = gD2. What is g? 
  g= (G2+G1)/ 2L 
  g= (G2G1)/ 4L 
  g= (G2*G1)/ 4L 
  g= (G2G1)/ 2L 
16.  Stationing is usually expressed as number of stations or 100 foot units plus the number of feet less than 100 and any decimal feet. This value is preceded by an alphanumeric alignment designation. A point on an alignment called B3 and 1345.29 feet from the beginning of the stationing would be designated as _______? 
  B3 134+5.29 
  B3 13+45.29 
  B3 1345.29 
  B3 1345.29 
17.  From the following figure what is EC? 
  EC = AB x cos(zenith angle) 
  EC = BA x sin(zenith angle) 
  EC = BC x cos(zenith angle) 
  EC = BF x cos(zenith angle) 
18.  A Level is an instrument with a telescope that can be leveled with a ______ bubble. 
  Water 
  Blue 
  Yellow 
  Spirit 
19.  The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a navigational or positioning system developed by the ____________________? 
  United States Department of Defense 
  United States Department of Transportation 
  United States Department of Roadways 
  United States Department of Technology. 
20.  The GPS system is a constellation of ______ at an orbit high enough to allow a field of view of several satellites, yet low enough to detect a change in the geometry even if you moved a few feet. 
  Natural stars 
  Manmade stars 
  Earth stars 
  Planets 
