CE 301 Exam2 - The University of Texas at Austin Department...

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Unformatted text preview: The University of Texas at Austin Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering CE 301 Civil Engineering Systems Examination #2 19 November 2007 Name: Signature: Instructions: 1. This exam is an open book and open notes exercise. 2. No laptop computers, iPods or other electronic devices may be used . 3. ALL cell phones must be turn to the off position . 4. You are expected to present only your own work. 5. Any indication of cheating could lead to a grade of zero for the exam for all parties involved and other disciplinary action appropriate for scholastic dishonesty. 6. There are 40 multiple choice questions . 7. Each question has only ONE correct answer. 8. Each answer is to be entered clearly on the scan sheet using a Number 2 pencil. 9. Sign and hand in the Exam when you hand in the scan sheet. 10. USE THE EXAM SHEETS FOR YOUR CALCULATIONS . CE 301 Civil Engineering Systems Examination #2 Page 2 of 10 KHS 19 November 2007 1. In surveying terminology, a benchmark is defined as: a) a survey marker that is fixed in place and has known coordinates. b) a station in a closed traverse. c) the base of the theodolite with known elevation. d) (a) and (b) are correct. e) None of the above. 2. As discussed in this course, all types of surveying listed below are related to civil engineering except: a) Control surveying b) Property surveying c) Construction surveying d) Photogrammetric surveying e) Population surveying 3. The azimuth is: a) the angle measured counterclockwise between the direction of the side and true North. b) the angle measured clockwise between the direction of the side and magnetic North. c) the angle measured counterclockwise between the direction of the side and South. d) the angle measured clockwise between the direction of true North and the side. e) (a) and (c) 4. Leveling can be classified as: a) Simple leveling b) Differential leveling c) Alternate leveling d) (a) and (b) e) All of the above 5. Leveling random errors include: a) instrument may not be very precisely leveled b) heat waves from the ground may make it difficult to take readings c) making field book entries in the wrong columns d) All the above e) (a) and (b) CE 301 Civil Engineering Systems Examination #2 Page 3 of 10 KHS 19 November 2007 6. A series of lines connecting points established by measurements along a route is: a) Bearing b) Traverse...
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This note was uploaded on 07/17/2008 for the course CE 301 taught by Professor Stokoe during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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