CDC 3e551 Engineering Journeyman

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  • 1. 
    Which reference ellipsoid surface do we use in the Air Force?
    • A. 

      Geographic Coordinate System (GCS)

    • B. 

      Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM)

    • C. 

      North American Datum 1983 (NAD83)

    • D. 

      World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS84)

  • 2. 
    To represent the ellipsoid in two dimensions, we use a projection called
    • A. 

      Geographic Coordinate System (GCS)

    • B. 

      Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM)

    • C. 

      North American Datum 1983 (NAD83)

    • D. 

      World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS84)

  • 3. 
    What do we call a projection that preserves angles, as opposed to shape, area, or distance?
    • A. 

      Reference

    • B. 

      Azimuthal

    • C. 

      Conformal

    • D. 

      Cylindrical

  • 4. 
    A bearing of “South 60 degrees East” translates to an azimuth of
    • A. 

      60

    • B. 

      90

    • C. 

      120

    • D. 

      180

  • 5. 
    What ratio is the most common stadia interval in the United States?
    • A. 

      1:100

    • B. 

      1:200

    • C. 

      1:333

    • D. 

      1:500

  • 6. 
    What is parallel to lines of longitude from the Earth’s rotational axis?
    • A. 

      Zenith

    • B. 

      Bearing

    • C. 

      Grid north

    • D. 

      Magnetic north

  • 7. 
    When correcting magnetic north to grid north, what do we do with an easterly declination?
    • A. 

      Divide by longitude

    • B. 

      Add to magnetic north

    • C. 

      Multiply by grid north

    • D. 

      Subtract from magnetic north

  • 8. 
    With a starting azimuth of 48 degrees after turning counterclockwise. What measurement is our new azimuth?
    • A. 

      54

    • B. 

      –54

    • C. 

      160

    • D. 

      306

  • 9. 
    Because someone unfamiliar with surveying may use your field notes, the field notes must be
    • A. 

      Clear and detailed

    • B. 

      General and in English

    • C. 

      Specific and in active voice

    • D. 

      Locked in a box and protected from tampering

  • 10. 
    Since field notes are legal documents and we do not erase anything, how do we mark corrections?
    • A. 

      Line through error, note change above the line

    • B. 

      Scratch out error, note change on separate page

    • C. 

      Line through error, note change on separate page

    • D. 

      Tear out page, start the survey over and begin a new page

  • 11. 
    Where in our post-processing software can we find the feature definition manager?
    • A. 

      Edit menu, under Tools, top of the list

    • B. 

      File menu, under Tools, second on the list

    • C. 

      File menu, under Options, last item on list

    • D. 

      Survey menu, under Features, bottom of the list

  • 12. 
    What six feature definition types are in the feature code libraries?
    • A. 

      Point, line, polygon, group, array, and integer

    • B. 

      Integer, decimal, character, string, array, and photo

    • C. 

      Category, point, line, polygon, line control, and group

    • D. 

      Category, point, line, polygon, polygon control, and group

  • 13. 
    What feature code library command starts a line at a point?
    • A. 

      Begin Line

    • B. 

      Starts Line

    • C. 

      First Point

    • D. 

      Activate Line

  • 14. 
    What do we call additional information we want to collect and assign to feature codes?
    • A. 

      Features

    • B. 

      Attributes

    • C. 

      Descriptions

    • D. 

      Characteristics

  • 15. 
    What are the four file types for feature code libraries?
    • A. 

      Shapefile, database, .job file, and Nikon code list

    • B. 

      Simple text, comma delimited, image, and CAD drawing

    • C. 

      HTML file, XML file, data dictionary file, and simple text

    • D. 

      Simple text, Nikon code list, data dictionary file, and feature/attribute library

  • 16. 
    At what decimal feet must the 2-peg test results be before the instrument needs calibration?
    • A. 

      .08

    • B. 

      .18

    • C. 

      .25

    • D. 

      .125

  • 17. 
    Where in the controller menus can you find the horizontal angle (HA)/vertical angle (VA) collimation test function?
    • A. 

      Main menu, then COGO (coordinate geometry), then Adjust

    • B. 

      Main menu, then Survey, then Measure points

    • C. 

      Main menu, then Instrument, then Adjust

    • D. 

      Main menu, then Instrument, then Tests

  • 18. 
    What equation is used to convert millimeters (mm) to feet (ft.)?
    • A. 

      mm / 3.2808 = ft

    • B. 

      Mm * 3.2808 = ft

    • C. 

      Mm / 0.0032808 = ft.

    • D. 

      Mm * 0.0032808 = ft

  • 19. 
    Which US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) engineering manual (EM) has comprehensive instructions on monument installation?
    • A. 

      10–401

    • B. 

      100–5–0001

    • C. 

      1110–1–1005

    • D. 

      1110–A–1005

  • 20. 
    How many years are temporary monument markers expected to last?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 21. 
    Regarding installing survey monuments, what are the two most common soil types?
    • A. 

      A and D

    • B. 

      B and G

    • C. 

      C and G

    • D. 

      D and E

  • 22. 
    For which materials are bronze disk monuments best suited?
    • A. 

      Steel and wood

    • B. 

      Sands and gravels

    • C. 

      Concrete and asphalt

    • D. 

      Bedrock or concrete permanent structures

  • 23. 
    Convert 30 10’20” into decimal degrees to three decimals.
    • A. 

      30.17

    • B. 

      30.15

    • C. 

      29.17

    • D. 

      29.11

  • 24. 
    When adjusting a traverse, which columns do we total to get the misclosure?
    • A. 

      Angle and distance

    • B. 

      Latitude and departure

    • C. 

      Latitude and longitude

    • D. 

      Northings and eastings

  • 25. 
    How do we decide the proportion of misclosure a latitude or departure receives?
    • A. 

      Quadrant

    • B. 

      Station number

    • C. 

      Portion of interior angles

    • D. 

      Proportion of horizontal distance

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