Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion

Discussion Forum : UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Section 17 (Q.No. 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
± 0.1 cm
± 0.5 cm
± 1.0 cm
± 5.0 cm
Answer: Option
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Rahul said:   1 year ago
Please explain the answer in detail.

Basu said:   6 years ago
Yes, the correct answer is D.

Robi said:   6 years ago
Correct answer is D.

Arul raj said:   7 years ago
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 (+,-).

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