Surveying equipment - SS2 Agriculture Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is the primary purpose of a ranging pole in surveying?

A

To measure angles

B

To mark specific points on the ground

C

To calculate elevations

D

To measure linear distances

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

Which material is commonly used to make a hunter's chain?

A

Steel

B

Aluminum

C

Fiberglass

D

Metallic links

CORRECT OPTION: d
3

Which surveying instrument combines the functionalities of a theodolite with electronic distance measurement (EDM)?

A

Ranging pole

B

Measuring tape

C

Total station

CORRECT OPTION: c
4

What is the primary purpose of a theodolite in surveying?

A

Measuring linear distances

B

Determining angles with high accuracy

C

Marking reference points on the ground

D

Calculating elevations

CORRECT OPTION: b
5

What is the typical length of a hunter's chain?

A

10 feet

B

33 meters

C

66 feet

D

100 yards

CORRECT OPTION: c
6

What is the primary function of survey pegs (survey stakes)?

A

Measuring distances

B

Determining angles

C

Marking specific points on the ground

D

Calculating elevations

CORRECT OPTION: c
7

Which surveying instrument uses laser or infrared signals to measure distances with precision?

A

Ranging pole

B

Measuring tape

C

Theodolite

D

Total station

CORRECT OPTION: d
8

Which instrument is often used for measuring linear distances accurately?

A

Theodolite

B

Total station

C

Measuring tape

D

Hunter's chain

CORRECT OPTION: c
9

In which field was the hunter's chain historically used for land measurement?

A

Astronomy

B

Agriculture

C

Civil engineering

D

Cartography

CORRECT OPTION: b
10

Which surveying tool is known for its bands of contrasting colors to enhance visibility?

A

Hunter's chain

B

Ranging pole

C

Total station

D

Theodolite

CORRECT OPTION: b
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