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Different Methods of Surveying


Quiz Questions

1.Most people have an understanding that surveying is only restricted to field work on construction sites. The truth of the matter is that there are ________________ different types of surveying that a surveyor can choose from in order to undertake a particular job.
Three
Four
Six
Seven
2. The __________ is defined as the more smoothed representation of the earth and is described as the surface that would be assumed by the undisturbed surface of the sea, continued underneath the continents by means of small frictionless channels.
Geoid
Ellipsoid
Topoid
Orthometric height
3._____________ Surveying is surveying of land so as to determine and define land ownership and boundaries.
Engineering
Mining
Cadastral
Aerial
4.A subdivision is the opposite of a consolidation.
True
False
5.The purpose of ___________ survey is to gather survey data about the natural and manmade features of the land as well as its elevations.
Geographic
Topographic
Aerial
Cadastral
6.LiDAR – is a method of detecting distant objects and determining their position or other characteristics by analysis of pulsed laser light reflecting from their surfaces. What does LiDAR stand for?
Light Detection and Reading
Light Direction and Ranging
Light Detection and Ranging
None of the above
7. __________ are responsible for preparing and updating the entire surface and underground plans of a mine to account for new buildings and other structures and to keep records of mining operations.
Mine Director
Mine Manager
Mine surveyors
Mine Engineers
8.The data that is collected during the hydrographic survey is massive and it has to undergo post processing, thinned out and corrected for errors. These errors that need to be corrected are the errors due to ________________?
bad sounding
the effects of tides
waves and water levels
All the above
9. Aerial surveys are used for?
Archaeology
Fishery surveys
Population survey
Both a and b
10.____________ survey is the science of measurement and description of the physical features of the navigable portion of the earth’s surface (seas) and adjoining coastal areas, with special reference to their use for the purpose of navigation.
Oceanographic
Coastal
Hydrographic
Aerial