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Survey Manual


Quiz Questions

1.The existing laws within this state authorize the commissioner or representatives to make surveys on private properties for highway purposes.
False
True
2. When working under high voltage lines
Usage of rods is safe
Usage of rods is dangerous and hence should use other acceptable methods
Should not survey at all under high voltage lines
None of the above
3.State owned boats can be used for survey only.
False
True
4.In the measurement of surveying, errors arise from
Instruments
personnel
Nature
All of the above
5.The objective of hydrographic surveys in waters not affected by tides is,
To determine any subsequent changes caused by erosion
To ascertain water volume or the underwater contour features
Both
None of the above
6.While doing construction surveys in level county, bench marks shall be established at
Approximately 5 ft
Approximately 50 ft
Approximately 500 ft
Approximately 5000 ft
7. The signs warning the oncoming traffic shall be at a minimum distance of ______ from any person working in the highway with a speed of 65 mph.
15 ft
150 ft
1500 ft
15000 ft
8.For perfect adjustment of a dumpy level it is necessary that the axis of sight, the axis of the level bubble, and the axis of the level bar be parallel to each other and perpendicular to the vertical axis.
True
False
9. There is no need for the field note books to be stored in a safe and orderly manner
True
False
10.Injured employees disabled after how many consecutive days will be placed on workers compensation.
3
7
30
365
11.How many days shall the property owners be given to respond to Right-to-enter letters.
3
7
10
365
12.When the proposed survey location is adjacent to an airport, data must be collected to determine the glide angle.
True
False
13.A series of connected lines of measured length related to one another by measured angles is
Traverse
Curve
Line
Vertical
14.Least squares method of adjustment is the accepted method of adjustment of traverse at NHDOT.
True
False
15. All bound points should have a riser and flagged, using a combination of
Red and green plastic ribbon
Green and white plastic ribbon
Red and white plastic ribbon
Red and yellow plastic ribbon
16. The required method of traverse at NHDOT is
Open traverse
Closed Traverse
Both
None
17. The "Two peg method" is used for
Line of sight adjustment
Preliminary adjustment of horizontal cross hair
Adjustment of level vial
All the above
18.Self-levelling level must be transported on a cushion of shock absorbent material.
True
False
19.For editing notes in the notebooks in the field which color pencils will be used
Red
Blue
Green
Black
20.Any survey that is made at any time prior to the advertising date of any project is called preliminary survey.
True
False