Land Surveying Standards And Procedures! Trivia Quiz

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Land Surveying Standards And Procedures! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Choose form used to request that Federal Emergency Management Agency remove a legally recorded parcel of land from a designated special flood hazard area.
    • A. 

      MT-EZ Form

    • B. 

      MT-1 Form

    • C. 

      MT-2 Form

    • D. 

      FEMA Form 81-65

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 2. 
    Federal law has given the Bureau of Land Management the authority to resurvey what type of lands?
    • A. 

      Privately Owned

    • B. 

      Navagable Rivers

    • C. 

      Publicly Owned

    • D. 

      National Parks

    • E. 

      Both A and C

  • 3. 
    The accepted boundaries of the public lands can best be described as...
    • A. 

      The opinion of the licensed surveyor.

    • B. 

      Recorded on the official township plat.

    • C. 

      Changeable.

    • D. 

      Unchangeable.

    • E. 

      Both A and B

  • 4. 
    What corners are subject to discrepancies between their true location and their location on the field notes?
    • A. 

      Section corners and quarter-section corners.

    • B. 

      Section corners, quarter-section corners, and township corners.

    • C. 

      Corners in the north and west tiers of the township.

    • D. 

      All corners in the United States Public Land Survey System.

    • E. 

      None of the Above.

  • 5. 
    Choose the answer that best describes the rule used to set a quarter-quarter-section corner not set in the original survey.
    • A. 

      On a line connecting the south corner of section 18 and the southwest corner of section 18, and midway between them.

    • B. 

      On a line connecting the south corner of section 18 and the southwest corner of section 18, and a proportional 20 chains between them.

    • C. 

      On a line connecting the south corner of section 18 and the southwest corner of section 17, and midway between them.

    • D. 

      On a line connecting the south corner of section 18 and the southwest corner of section 17, and a proportional 20 chains between them.

    • E. 

      None of the Above.

  • 6. 
    Choose the answer that best describes the rule used to establish the center line of a fractional section.
    • A. 

      Beginning from the proper quarter-section corner in a nearly cardinal direction to the meander line.

    • B. 

      Beginning from the proper quarter-section corner to the meander corner.

    • C. 

      Beginning from the proper meander corner in a nearly cardinal direction to the section line.

    • D. 

      Beginning from the proper meander corner to the quarter-section corner.

    • E. 

      None of the Above.

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      What is not shown on the survey.

    • B. 

      What is disclosed by the survey.

    • C. 

      Those parcels not surveyed.

    • D. 

      What can not be disclosed by the survey.

    • E. 

      Both A and D.

  • 8. 
    What is the allowable relative positional accuracy for measurements controlling land boundaries on ALTA/ACSM land title surveys?
    • A. 

      0.07 ft + 20 mm

    • B. 

      0.07 ft + 50 mm

    • C. 

      20 mm + 20 ppm.

    • D. 

      20 mm + 50 ppm.

    • E. 

      Both B and D.