Are You An Expert Or Amateur Land Surveyor?

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Are You An Expert Or Amateur Land Surveyor?

Some people pass exams and think that they have what it needed to perform in the field. Being an expert land surveyor is no easy task; it takes a lot of practice. Have you ever thought of becoming a Land Surveyor? Take this quiz and find out if you have what it takes to cut the line, make the measurements, and use the instruments.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a Total Station?
    • A. 

      Somewhere you go to catch a plane or a bus.

    • B. 

      The station that has the most to do with...Surveying?

    • C. 

      A piece of equipment that is very important in Land Surveying.

    • D. 

      A piece of equipment that shoots a laser taking very accurate angular and distance measurements that are then used to do some of the most important calculations in Land Surveying.

  • 2. 
    24.91 expressed in ft and in, equals:
    • A. 

      24 ft, 10-7/8 in

    • B. 

      What the fuck is this?

    • C. 

      24 ft, 10-1/4 in

    • D. 

      There is math on this quiz?

  • 3. 
    What is a conveyance?
    • A. 

      The ability to see beyond the five senses.

    • B. 

      The ability to start fires with your mind. I'll show you how to cut line!!! WHAHAHAHA.

    • C. 

      Written document which transfers ownership of property.

    • D. 

      Some legal mumbo-jumbo.

  • 4. 
    Which one of these was NOT a Land Surveyor in history?
    • A. 

      I hate these types of questions. They make me think a lot.

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      Lewis and Clark

    • E. 

      The Jonas Brothers

  • 5. 
    The percentage of slope for a proposed ramp is +3.55%. What is the change in elevation of this ramp for a horizontal length of 356 ft?
    • A. 

      +12.60 ft

    • B. 

      +126.38 ft

    • C. 

      MORE math? What the hell kind of profession is this?

    • D. 

      The answer is pie. Always pie. Mmmmm.

    • E. 

      +12.64 ft

  • 6. 
    21.56 chains converts to ______ survey ft.
    • A. 

      1,422.36 survey ft

    • B. 

      1293.60 survey ft

    • C. 

      I think I clicked on the wrong quiz.

    • D. 

      1,422.96 survey ft

  • 7. 
    What should you do if you see a snake in the woods?
    • A. 

      ARG! A SNAKE!!! RUN AWAY!!

    • B. 

      Cut it's damn head off then kick it off line.

    • C. 

      Catch it at the base of the head and throw it on your unsuspecting instrument man.

    • D. 

      Identify the type of snake. If it is harmless let it go about it's business. If not, cut it's damn head off and kick it off line.

  • 8. 
    What is eminent domain?
    • A. 

      Is it a snake?!!?!?! RUN AWAY!!!

    • B. 

      It gives the state, or others delegated, the right and power to condemn private property for public use.

    • C. 

      I think it is what i caught in Mexico that one time.

    • D. 

      It is what the government does to take your land without due process.

  • 9. 
    An angle has been measured six individual times with the following results: a.) 46° 21' 45"; b.) 46° 22' 10"; c.) 46° 22' 05"; d.) 46° 22' 00"; e.) 46° 21' 45"; f.) 46° 21' 55". What is the most probable value of the angle?
    • A. 

      46° 21' 45"

    • B. 

      46° 22' 00"

    • C. 

      Holy shit those are a lot of numbers.

    • D. 

      46° 21' 57"

  • 10. 
    Which one of these is NOT one of the most popular Total Stations used by Land Surveyors?
    • A. 

      Topcon

    • B. 

      Nikon

    • C. 

      Sony

    • D. 

      Leica

  • 11. 
    Ok. Last question I promise and no math or snakes. Why did you take this quiz?
    • A. 

      Some jackass sent it to me.

    • B. 

      I was bored.

    • C. 

      I find this type of profession interesting and would really like to join it's ranks.

    • D. 

      I miss clicked something awful!