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PSC Civil Engg: Surveying Quiz 9

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Question 1

Consider the following statements:
(i) The component of the distance between two points measured in the north-south direction is called the latitude of the line, between the points
(ii) The component of the distance between two points measured in the east-west direction is called the departure of the line, between the points
(iii) The latitude is considered as positive when reckoned southward
(iv) The departure is considered as negative when reckoned westward
Which of the above statements are correct?

Question 2

The side of a square land was measured as 150 m and is in error by 0.05 m. What is the corresponding error in the computed area of the land?

Question 3

Survey of India was publishing toposheets using a scale of

Question 4

With regard to Trigonometric Levelling, which one of the following statements is correct at its simplest applications?

Question 5

Consider the following statements:
The general principles of surveying are
(i) To work from part to whole
(ii) To locate a new station by measurements from at least two fixed reference points already established and/or identifiable
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
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