1.  The surveyor can establish curves of short radius, usually less than one tape length, by holding one end of the tape at the center of the circle and swinging the tape in an arc, marking as many points as desired. 
  True 
  False 
2.  ___________and _________curves are treated as a combination of two or more simple curves. 
  Reverse and spiral 
  Compound and reverse 
  Spiral and compound 
3.  A ____________ curve consists of two simple curves joined together but curving in opposite directions. 
 
 Reverse 
 Spiral 
  Compound 
4.  The surveyor computes the value of ___________ either from the preliminary traverse station angles or measures it in the field. 
  Radius 
  Intersecting angle 
  Point of curvature 
5.  The _________________________ is the point where the circular curve begins. 
  Point of curvature 
  Point of tangency 
6.  Road Curves to the right implies__________________. 
  Occupying the PT and sight the PI with 360 degrees minus one half of the I angle on the horizontal circle 
  Occupying the PT, and sight the PI with one half of the I angle on the horizontal circle 
7.  Figure35 represents ________________________. 
  Sub chord corrections 
  Deflection angles 
8.  The inaccessible distance AV is computed as ________________________. 
  AV= AB sinb / sin K 
  AV= AB sinb / cos K 
9.  Figure 39 represents _________________. 
  Obstacle on a curve 
  Reverse curve 
10.  The degree of the curve using the chord method is ____________. 
  Cos D = 2 (50 feet/R) 
  Sin D = 2 (50 feet/R) 
11.  Figure 311 represents ___________________. 
  Reverse curves 
  Compound curves 
12.  In figure 315, what does SC represent? 
  The point of change from spiral to reverse curve 
  The point of change from spiral to circular curve 
13.  In figure 315, what does CS represent? 
  Point of change from spiral curve to circular 
  Point of change from circular curve to spiral 
14.  In figure 315, what does ST represent? 
  Point of change from tangent to spiral 
  Point of change from spiral to tangent 
15.  The minimum spiral length applied to a rail road is determined from the equation ___________________. 
  Ls = 1.6V3/R, 
  Ls = 1.17 EV 
16.  A vertical curve connecting a descending grade with an ascending grade, or with one descending less sharply, is called _________________. 
  Sag 
  Invert curve 
  Either of the two 
  Neither of the two 
17.  When the rate of change (r) is not given then __________________ formulae is used to compute L for a summit Curve. 
  L=100ft [(G_{2}G_{1})/4] 
  L=125ft [(G_{2}G_{1})/4] 
18.  Rougher the terrain ________________ is the station interval. 
  Smaller 
  Larger 
19.  The surveyor may find the elevation of the stations along the back tangent as follows: 
  Elev of sta = Elev of PVI + (distance from the PVI x G2) 
  Elev of sta = Elev of PVC + (distance from the PVC x G1) 
20.  The value of the __________________ is the distance between the tangent line and the road grade. 
  Vertical offset 
  Horizontal offset 
21.  The formula x= G ( L/(G_{2}G_{1})) is derived for _____________________. 
  Horizontal distance 
  Vertical distance 
22.  Figure 320 represents _____________________. 
  Typical solution of a summit curve 
  Typical solution of a sag curve 
23.  Figure 313 represents ________________________. 
  Reverse curve connecting perpendicular tangents 
  Reverse curve connecting parallel tangents 
24.  Figure 312 represents_____________________. 
  Simple curve between successive PIs 
  Reverse curve between successive PIs 
25.  To solve a simple curve, the surveyor must know three elements. They are the PI station value, I angle and the degree of curve which will be given in the project specifications. 
  True 
  False 
