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Surveyor Grade II,(Survey and Land Records)-2016

 

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1. ________ is used for enlargement and reduction of plans
Planimeter

Clinometer

Pentagraph

Lithograph
2. In surveyor’s compass zero degree is marked at __________ end
North

South

North and South

East and West
3. In an optical square the two mirrors are placed at an angle of:
25 Degree

35 Degree

45 Degree

55 Degree
4. The inclination of the magnetic needle with horizontal is known as:
Dip

Declination

Closing error

Sighting error
5. Direct ranging is possible only when the end points are:
More than 200 metres

Mutually intervisible

In hilly areas

In valley portion
6. The movable parts that are cleaned and lubricated comes under the category of:
Field work

Office work

Designing work

Care and adjustment of instrument
7. The lines passing through points at same declination a given time are:
Isogonic lines

Agonic lines

True lines

Margentic lines
8. The horizontal angle which the magnetic meridian makes with the true or geographical meridian is known as:
Dip

Magnetic declination

true bearing

Magnetic hearing
9. GTS stands for:
Great triangle survey

Great trignometrical survey

Great traverse survey

Great Tangential survey
10. In a series of contour lines,if the higher values are inside the bend or loop it represents a:
Ridge line

Valley line

Vertical cliff

Over hanging cliff
11. A long offset is to be measured more than:
5 m

10 m

15 m

20 m
12. Obstacle for both vision and chaining is occurred when it crosses a:
Building

River

Pond

Sili
13. A Series of connected survey lines of known length and directions are called:
Plane surveying

Geodetic surveying

Traverse surveying

Levelling
14. When two lines meet at a point,the sum of both interior and exterior angles is equal to:
90 degree

180 degree

270 degree

360 degree
15. Brass handle is connected to the link by:
Flexible joint

Ball and socket joint

Butt joint

Swivel joint
16. The variation of magnetic declination occurred due to magnetic storms and earthquakes is:
Annual variation

Irregular variation

Secular variation

Diurnal variation
17. Plane table is centered over a station with the help of:
Spirit level

Alidade

Trough compass

Plumbing fork with plumb-bob
18. Which method is used for locating inaccessible objects?
Radiation

Intersection

Resection

Traversing
19. Bessel’s solution of three point problem is also known as:
Trial and error method

Traversing method

Radiation method

Graphical method
20. Which circle passes through the three ground points,in three point problem?
Concentric circle

Eccentric circle

Great Circle

Circle
21. _________ is a point denoting shifting of the level
Back sight

Station point

Intermediate point

Change point
22. The least count of a metric leveling staff:
0.5 mm

0.05 mm

5 mm

15 mm
23. In a simple leveling the back sight taken at 'A' of RL 100.00 is 2.350 and the foresight taken at 'C' is 0.420 then RL of 'C'is:
102.350

103.350

101.930

100.00
24. In working profile of a longitudinal section,the depth of cuttings are written in:
Red

Green

Blue

Black
25. While plotting the cross-sections:
Vertical scale is enlarged ten times the horizontal scale

Vertical scale is reduced by one-tenth of the horizontal scale

Both the vertical and horizontal scales are kept equal

Vertical is made double the horizontal scale
26. Find the curvature correction for a distance of 800m
0.05 m

0.005 m

0.05 km

0.005 km
27. Boning rods and sight rails are used for:
The road alignment

Setting our gradient

Selecting the most economical and suitable site for engineering works

Contouring by tacheo metric method
28. Contour intervals:
The horizontal distance between two consecutive contours

The least horizontal distance between two consecutive contours

The distance between two consecutive contours along the grade contour

The vertical distance between two consecutive contours
29. For directly applying Simpson’s rule that number of ordinates must be:
Odd

Even

Odd or even

None of the above
30. It is more difficult to obtain good results while measuring horizontal distance by stepping
Down hill

Uphill

Low undulating

In plane areas
31. A clinometers is used for:
Angle of slope

Line of collimation

To setout right angles

Natural features
32. Plani meter is used for measuring
Volume

Area

Slope angle

Countour gradient
33. In metric leveling staff,number of subdivisions per metre length are:
100

200

500

1000
34. The bearing of lines OA and OB are 26 degree 10'and 332 degree 18'the value of inculd angle BOA is:
316degree10'

158degree28'

358degree28

53degree52'
35. Bearing of AB is 75degree10' and bearing of BC is 100degree20' the angle ABC is:
175degree30'

154degree

154degree50'

255degree10'
36. A bearing of a line is also known as:
True bearing

Azimuth

Magnetic bearing

Reduced bearing
37. The operation of making the algebraic sum of latitudes and departures of a closed traverse equal to zero is known as:
Balancing the sights

Balancing the latitudes

Balancing the departures

Balancing the traverse
38. The ends of a given lines are not intervisible from any intermediate points,in such a case the method adopted to establish intermediate point is:
Random line method

Lining in

Balancing in

Double sighting
39. Rotating the telescope of a theodolite in horizontal plane about its vertical axis is called:
Plunging

Swinging

Transiting

Reversing
40. The imaginary line joining the centre of the eye piece and optical centre of the objective in a theodolite is known as:
Horizontal axis

Vertical Axis

Axis of altitude level

Axis of the telescope
41. Weight of one bag cement is:
200kg

150 kg

100 kg

50 kg
42. In _________ type of bond stretchers and headers are arranged in alternate course
Stretcher bond

Header bond

English bond

Flemish bond
43. The piece of a brick cut along the centre of width in such a way that its length is equal to that of full brick is called:
Half brick

Queen closer

King closer

Bevelled closer
44. A covering of concrete placed on the exposed top of an external wall,is known as:
Cornice

Friezo

Lintel

Coping
45. The construction in the storage headwork to discharge surplus water to down stream side safety is called:
Stuice

Barrage

Head regulator

Spillway
46. The sum of interior angles of closed traverse is:
(2n-4)90degree

(2n+4)90degree

(n-4)90degree

(n+4)90degree
47. Tick the correct answer for the following :
1 km=100 metre

1 km=1000 metre

1 km=1000 cm

1 km=100 cm
48. In any polygon the sum of the deflection angle will be equal to:
90 degree

180 degree

270 degree

360 degree
49. If angular measurements of a traverse are more precise than its linear measurements,balancing of the traverse is done by:
Bowditch's rule

Transit rule

Empirical rule

Random rule
50. The latitude of any traverse line is obtained by multiplying its length by:
Tangent of its reduced bearing

Sine of its reduced bearing

Cosine of its reduced bearing

Cosecant of its reduced bearing
51. An engineers chain is __________ long
100 ft.

33 ft

16 ft

66 ft
52. Least count of theodolite is ___________ seconds
20

40

10

30
53. _________ type of errors erises due to imperfect focusing
Collimation

Eccentricity

Paralax

Hypotenuse allowance
54. The angle subtended by the long chord of a simple curve at its centre is equal to:
Deflection angle

Intersection angle

2 times deflection angle

1/2 times deflection angle
55. PiexRxPhie/180 degree is:
Tangent distance

Apex distance

Length of curve

Versine of curve
56. Over turning of vehicles on a curve can be avoided by using:
Transition curve

Vertical curve

Compound curve

Mean curve
57. _____________is the time in days between the first watering for the preparation of land for sawing and its last watering before harvest
Crop period

Base period

Period of growth

Maximum flood discharge
58. Sea-saw is an example of:
First order lever

Second order lever

Third order lever

Fourth order lever
59. The ability of material to deform without breaking is called:
Ductility

Malleability

Plasticity

Britility
60. Lateral strain/Lencer strain=
Poison’s ratio

Velocity ratio

Efficiency ratio

Mechanical advantage
61. The sidereal day is divided into:
23h

24h

36h

12h
62. ABCD is a square plot of land.If the bearing of AB is 52degree45',the bearing of CD is:
142degree45'

52degree45'

232degree45'

322degree45'
63. CPU stands for:
Chief Performance Unit

Central Processing Unit

Chief Processing Unit

Central Performance Unit
64. Maximise,minimize and close buttons are present in the:
Windows

Menu bar

Title bar

Control box
65. Which of the following is a volatile memory?
ROM

P-ROM

RAM

EP-ROM
66. Cut,copy and paste are the part of which of the menu?
View

Favourites

Format

Edit
67. The working principle of optical square is:
Refraction

Reflection

Format

Edit
68. The back sight reading on a bench mark of 'RL'200.00 m is 2.685 and fore sight reading on 'B'is 1.305 m the RL of B is:
202.685 m

201.380 m

203.990 m

201.305 m
69. For preparation of a contour map for a route survey:
Method of squares is used

Method of squares is used

Method of radial line is used

Method of cross section is used
70. In quadrantal bearing system,back bearing of a line may be obtained from its forward bearing by:
Adding 180degree,if the given bearing is less than 180degree

Changing the cardinal points,i.e.substituting 'N'for 'S' and 'E' for 'W'and vice-versa

Adding 90degree

Subtracting 180degree,if the given bearing is greater than 180degree
71. The hard signal 'Both hands above head and then brought down' is:
Move slowly to the right

Move slowly to the left

Fix

Correct
72. During the reconnaissance the surveyor should prepare:
Site plan

Key plan

Field note

Reference points on ground
73. Bevelled edged of the alidade is:
Fiducial edge

Ram-Sadan Edge

Lining edge

Sighting edge
74. The Ceylon ghatt tracer is used for:
Tracing points

Measuring the depth of water

Taking bearing

Setting out a grade contour
75. The process of leveling in which the elevations of points are computed from the vertical angles and horizontal distances measured in the field:
Simple leveling

Fly levelling

Trigonometrical leveling

Check leveling
76. The art of determining and representing the relative heights or elevations of different points on the surface of the earth:
Levelling

Surveying

Traversing

Balancing
77. Which scale is used to read three dimensions?
Plane scale

Diagonal scale

Comparative scale

Full scale
78. The main principle of surveying is two work form:
Low level to higher level

Higher level to lower level

Whole to part

Part to whole
79. The longest chain line in chain surveying is called:
Base line

Check line

Tie line

Traverse line
80. _____tape is used for the work of the highest precession:
Cloth tape

Metallic tape

Linen tape

Invar tape
81. Among the following who was not chairperson of National Commission for women?
Jayanthi Patnaik

Poornima Advani

Mira kumar

Girija Vyas
82. Which Constitutional amendment raised the number of Loksabha seats to 545?
16th(1963)

30th(1973)

31st(1973)

42th(1976)
83. 'Narakara Vadham'was on attakatha written by:
Karthikathirunal Rama Varma

Kottayam Raja

Aswathi Thirunal Ilaya Thampuran

Irayimman Thampi
84. 'Vaidyajeevanam'is a work written on Ayurveda by:
Pachu Muthath

Itty Achuttan

Appu Bhatt

Vallathol Narayan Menon
85. ’Neelakanta Theertha Padar’was the disciple of:
Sahodaran Ayyappan

Brahmananda Sivayogi

Chattampi Swamikal

Ayyankali
86. ’Mitavadi’was founded by:
C.Krishnan

T.K.Madhavan

K.P.Kesavamenon

Moorkoth Kumaran
87. Among the following who was not an associate of Ayyankali
Thomas Vadhyar

Paraji Tharakan

Kavalam Charathan Solomon

Yesudasan
88. '’Kishore Sakthi Yojana'is aimed to:
Impart training for employment of rural women

Improve the nutrition and health of teenage girls

Holistic empowerment of women

Enhancing the opportunities of female education
89. The dance form 'Ramanattam' was invented by:
Kottarakara Thampuran

Unnayi Warier

Ambadi Naraya Poduval

Kottayam Raja
90. The father of 'Panchayati Raj' is:
Gandhiji

Rajiv Gandhi

Asoka Mehta

Balvant Roy
91. The Minister from a Malabar in the Rajagopalachari cabinet of 1937 was:
P.Ramunni Menon

K.Kelappan

Kongattil Raman Menon

U.Gopala Menon
92. The first Kerala State Conference of congress held at Ottappalam in 1921 was chaired by:
Annie Basant

T.Prakasham

Sarojini Naidu

K.Kelappan
93. Who is known as 'Dharmaraja'?
Ayilyam Tirunal

Indukotha Varma

Utram Tirunal Balarama

Kartika Tirunal Rama Varma
94. 'Deepika'was the publication of:
Vakkom Moulavi

C.Krishnan

Moyyarath Sankaran

K.Kelappan
95. In which session of the congress S.K.Pottekkatt attended from Kerala?
Haripura

Nagpur

Tripuri

Bombay
96. Among the following who was not a leader of Salt Satyagraha held at Kozhikode:
Manjeri Rama Iyer

P.Krishna Pillai

K.Kelappan

T.R.Krishna Swami Iyer
97. Which was not a work of Makthi Thangal?
Paropakari

Sathyaprakasham

Thurki Samacharam

None of these
98. 'Vaala Seva Samithi'was established at:
Thevara

Vaikom

Paravur

Anapuzha
99. The novel 'Sarada'is written by:
Ambadi Naryana Poduval

Chanthu Menon

Bhavatratan Nambutiripad

None of these
100. Who among the following got Bharat Ratna before becoming the President of India?
Dr.Zakir Hussain

V.V.Giri

Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed

Dr.Rajendra Prasad