# Advanced Surveying - Part 1 Online Exam Quiz

### The point on the celestial sphere vertically below the observer's position, is called

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A : zenith

B : celestial point

D : pole.

### The parallax equation is applicable to entire overlap of the photographs only if parallax is measured

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A : normal to base line

B : parallel to base line

C : both (a) and (b)

D : neither (a) nor (b).

### The stereo plotting instruments are generally manufactured on the principle of

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A : optical projection

B : optical mechanism projection

C : mechanical projection

D : all the above.

### International date line is located along

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A : standard meridian

B : Greenwich meridian

C : equator

D : 180° longitude

### The shortest distance between two places measured along the surface of the earth, is

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A : length of the equator between their longitudes

B : length of the parallel between their longitudes

C : length of the arc of the great circle passing through them

D : none of these.

### The correction for parallax, is

Options

A : - 8".8 cos ?

B : + .8" sin ?

C : + 8".8 cos ?

D : - 8".8 cos ?.

Options

A : 22° 30'

B : 23° 27'

C : 23° 30'

D : 24° 0'.

### Perspective centre relates to

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A : parallel projection

B : orthogonal projection

C : central projection

D : none of these.

### The most convenient co-ordinate system for specifying the relative positions of heavenly bodies on the celestial sphere, is

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A : altitude and azimuth system

B : declination and hour angle system

C : declination and right ascension system

D : declination and altitude system

Options

A : 365

B : 365.2224

C : 365.2422

D : 366.2422

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