Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion

1. 

If the difference of height between two points is 1 m and the slope distance between them is 100 m, then accuracy of slope correction determination could be 1 in 1, 00, 000, provided the heights are measured with an accuracy of

[A]. ± 0.1 cm
[B]. ± 0.5 cm
[C]. ± 1.0 cm
[D]. ± 5.0 cm

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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Arul Raj said: (Jun 11, 2017)  
As per my view, here accuracy given 1 in 100000 that means if we go 100000 m in sloping length the level diff will be (+,-) 1m , then if we go 100 m then in this accuracy level diff will be =100/100000=1/1000 m (+,-) mean 0.1 cm (+,-).

Robi said: (Jan 15, 2018)  
Correct answer is D.

Basu said: (Jul 24, 2018)  
Yes, the correct answer is D.

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