Plane Table Surveying – MCQ

Plane Table Surveying – MCQ

1. In the case of plane table surveying, a straight edge is used which is called

a) Stick
b) Alidade
c) Strait Stick
d) None

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b) Alidade

2. The ruling or bevelled edge of the alidade is called

a) Fiducial
b) Pointer
c) Batten
d) All of the above

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a) Fiducial

3. Which is the following instrument used for plane table surveying

a) A Plumbing fork with a plumb bob
b) A Water-proof cover
c) A Through Compass
D) All the above

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D) All the above

4. Plane table surveying is not suitable in case of

a) Large scale map
b) In a wet climate
c) In a cold climate
d) In a hot climate
e) Both (a) and (b)

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e) Both (a) and (b)

5. Plane table surveying is suitable for

a) Small scale map.
b) Medium-scale map
c) All climates except wet climate.
d) All of these

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d) All of these

6. Which is the following method is adopted for plane table surveying

a) Radiation
b) Traversing
c) Intersection
d) All of these

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d) All of these

7. Which of the following method is adopted to solve the three-point problem

a) Mechanical Method
b) By trial and error method/ Lehman’s method
c) Graphically
d) All the above

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d) All the above

8. Mechanical method which is used to solve the three-point problem, is also known as

a) Tracing cloth method
b) Paper method
c) Both (a) and (b)

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c) Both (a) and (b)

9. Which type of letter is used to denote the points of the plots on the sheet to represent the corresponding points on the ground?

a) Small letter
b) Capital letter
c) Italic letter

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a) Small letter

10. Which statement is incorrect?
Sources of errors in plane table surveying

a) The board not being Verticle
b) The board not being horizontal
c) Inaccuracy in plotting
d) Due to expansion of the paper

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a) The board not being Verticle