Civil Engineering - Advanced Surveying

Exercise :: Advanced Surveying - Section 3

1. 

The altitudes of a circumpolar star at culminations are 70° and 10°, both culminations being north of zenith. The latitude of the place, is

A. 80°
B. 70°
C. 60°
D. 50°
E. 40°.

Answer: Option E

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2. 

The true and mean suns occupy the same meridian at the same time on

A. April 15
B. June 14
C. September 1
D. December 25
E. all the above.

Answer: Option E

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3. 

The prime vertical passes through

A. the east point of the horizon
B. the west point of the horizon
C. the zenith point of the observer
D. the nadir point of horizon
E. all the above.

Answer: Option E

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4. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following :

A. The principal point coincides with plumb point on a true vertical photograph
B. The top of a hill appears on a truly vertical photograph at greater distance than its bottom from the principal point
C. The top of a hill is represented on a vertical photograph at larger scale than the area of a nearby valley
D. The planimetric displacement of the point due to relief on a truly vertical photograph is directly proportional to its distance from the principal point and also its elevation
E. All the above.

Answer: Option E

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5. 

Homologous point is

A. photo principal point
B. ground principal point
C. ground isocentre
D. photo isocentre
E. all the above.

Answer: Option E

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