Civil Engineering - Advanced Surveying

Exercise :: Advanced Surveying - Section 3

6. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following :

A. North end of the polar axis is known as north pole
B. South end of the polar axis is known as south pole
C. Point where polar axis when produced northward intersects the celestial sphere, is known as north celestial pole
D. Point where polar axis when produced southward intersects the celestial sphere, is known as south celestial pole
E. all the above.

Answer: Option E

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7. 

The latitude of a place was obtained by subtracting the declination of a star from its zenith distance, the observed star was between

A. horizon and equator
B. zenith and pole
C. equator and zenith
D. pole and horizon.

Answer: Option A

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8. 

If S is the sum of three angles of a spherical triangle, the spherical excess equals

A. S - 90°
B. S - 180°
C. S - 270°
D. S - 360°.

Answer: Option B

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9. 

The want of correspondence in stereo-photographs

A. is a good property
B. is a function of tilt
C. is not affected by the change of flying height between photographs
D. is minimum when θ is 3°.

Answer: Option B

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10. 

The latitude of a place was obtained by subtracting the zenith distance of a star from its declination, the observed star was between

A. horizon and equator
B. equator and zenith
C. zenith and pole
D. pole and horizon.

Answer: Option C

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