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 
