Civil Engineering - Advanced Surveying

Exercise :: Advanced Surveying - Section 4

11. 

Stellar astronomy deals with

A. plane surveying
B. geodetic surveying
C. star observations
D. planet observations.

Answer: Option C

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12. 

If a star whose declination is 60° N culminates at zenith, its altitude at the lower culmination, is

A. 10°
B. 20°
C. 30°
D. 40°
E. 60°.

Answer: Option C

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13. 

The longitudes of two places at latitude 60° N are 93° E and 97° W. Their departure is

A. 5100 nautical miles
B. 5700 nautical miles
C. 120 nautical miles
D. 500 nautical miles
E. none of these.

Answer: Option B

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14. 

The point at which sun's declination changes from north to south, is known as

A. first point of Aeries
B. first point of Libra
C. vernal Equinox
D. autumnal Equinox
E. both (b) and (d) of the above.

Answer: Option E

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15. 

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following :

A. In truly vertical photographs without relief angles are true at the plumb point
B. In tilted photographs without relief, angles are true at the iso-centre
C. In tilled photographs with relief, angles are true at the principal point.
D. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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