# KERALA PSC SOLVED PAPER 10-08-2016 DRAUGHTSMAN GRADE II

DRAUGHTSMAN GRADE II(SR FOR SC/ST)SURVEY AND LAND RECORDS
EXAM DATE:10-08-2016
1.One hectare equals:
A.100m2
B.1000m2
C.10,000m2*
D.100000m2
Ans:C

2.Chain surveying is most suitable for:
A.Forest area
B.Hill area
C.Undulating area
D.Flat surface*
Ans:D
3.If a measuring tape is too long as compared to standard length,the error will be:
A.Accidental error
B.Instrumental error*
C.Personal error
D.Natural error
Ans:B
4.The boundary of water of a still lake represents:
A.Level surface
B.Horizontal surface
C.Contour line*
D.Concave line
Ans:C
5.Which method in plane table surveying for locating previous station point?
A.Intersection
C.Resection*
D.Traversing
Ans:C
6.Multiplying constant for the taheometer is generally:
A.50
B.100*
C.150
D.200
Ans:B
7.The ratio of the length of the object in the drawing to the actual length of the object is called:
A.Full scale
B.Least count
C.Diagonal scale
D.Representative fraction*
Ans:D
8.A 500 sq.m area is represented by 500 sq.mm in a drawing.The scale of the drawing is:
A.1 mm=100m
B.1 mm=5m
C.1 mm=1m*
D.1 mm=10m
Ans:C
9.Process of turning the telescope about the vertical axis in a horizontal plane is called:
A.Reversing
B.Transiting
C.Phiging
D.Swinging*
Ans:D
10.The instrument used for measuring area on a contour map is:
A.Clinometer
B.Planimeter*
C.Pantograph
D.Graphometer
Ans:B
11.In leveling a station point where
A.Levelling instrument is set up
B.Bench 1 lark is marked
C.Levelling staff is placed*
D.All off these
Ans:C
12.The last reading of leveling is always a:
A.Fore sight*
B.Back sight
C.Intermediate sight
D.Change point
Ans:A
13.Levelling across a river is done by:
A.Fly leveling
B.Cross leveling
C.Trignometrical leveling
D.Recriprocal leveling*
Ans:D
14.The line of collimation should be parallel to:
A.Vertical axis
B.Bubble axis*
C.Plumb axis
D.None of these
Ans:B
15.The height of instrument method is:
A.Less todious
B.More rapid
C.Less calculation
D.All of these*
Ans:D
16.While traversing anticlockwise a closed traverse of ‘N’sides,theoretical sum of included angles should be:
A.(2N-4)x900*
B.(2N+4)x900
C.(2N+-4)x900
D.3600
Ans:A
17.Angle of dip at pole is:
A.00
B.300
C.450
D.900*
Ans:D
18.An offset more than 15m in length is called:
A.Oblique offset
B.Short offset
C.Long offset*
D.Right angled offset
Ans:C
19.To calculate the area,the expression
A=n/3[(F+L)+20+4E]
Where ‘F’ is first ordinate,’L’is the last ordinate,’O’is odd of ordinates ‘E’ is even ordinates and ‘h’is the common distance between the ordinates:
A.Average ordinate rule
B.Mid ordinate rule
C.Trapezoidal rule
D.Simpson’s rule*
Ans:D
20.The correction for sag is always:
A.Positive
B.Negative*
C.Zero
D.None of these
Ans:B
A.Stainless steel
B.Nickel
C.Steel and nickel
D.Yarn and wire*
Ans:D
22.Example for a deep foundation:
A.Grillage foundation
B.Well foundation*
C.Mat foundation
D.Step foundation
Ans:B
A.W/P*
B.P/W
C.P xW
D.P-W
Ans:A
24.The resultant of two forces’P’ and ‘Q’ acting at angle’theta’is equal to
A.Square root of P2+Q2+2PQ Sin (theta)
B. Square root of P2-Q2+2PQ Sin (theta)
C. Square root of P2+Q2+2PQ Cos (theta)*
D. Square root of P2-Q2+2PQ Cos (theta)
Ans:C
25.The ratio of stress to strain is:
A.Elasticity
B.Modulus of elasticity*
C.Bulk modulus
D.Poisson’s ratio
Ans:B
26.In conics the fixed point is called:
A.Vertex
B.Apex
C.Helix
D.Focus*
Ans:D
27.A regular solid having six square faces is:
A.Hexogon
B.Octa hedron
C.Cube*
D.Tetra hedran
Ans:C
28.The horizontal angle between the true meridian and line is called:
A.Magnetic bearing
B.Azimuth*
C.Arbitrary bearing
D.Reduced bearing
Ans:B
29.The observed fore bearing of a line is 127018 then the back bearing is:
A.322018*
B.37042
C.322042
D.232018
Ans:A
30.The true bearing of a line is 1270 and declination is 20W.The magnetic bearing equals:
A.1250
B.1310
C.1290*
D.1350
Ans:C
31.The sum of the interior angles of a regular pentagon is:
A.3600
B.5400*
C.7200
D.6300
Ans:B
32.The bearing of a line AB is 1520 20 and the angle BAC is 124038.The bearing of AC is:
A.96058’
B.96018
C.276058*
D.127018
Ans:C
33.The inclination of the compass needle with the horizontal is known as.
A.Declination
B.Dip*
C.True bearing
D.Magnetic Declination
Ans:B
34.The angle between the reflecting surfaces of a prism square is:
A.450*
B.600
C.750
D.900
Ans:A
35.The angle of depression in theodolite traverse is:
A.Positive angle
B.Negative angle*
C.Both positive and negative angle
D.Above horizontal angle
Ans:B
36.The bench mark at A is ‘200’m and staff reading at A  is ‘3.5’m and the staff reading at B is ‘2’m.The reduced level at B is:
A.203.5 m
B.202.0 m
C.201.5 m*
D.202.5 m
Ans:C
37.Which method is particularly suitable when a contoured map of a hill required?
B.Square method
C.Cross-section method
D.Tachemetric method*
Ans:D
38.The most common Coagulant is:
A.Alum*
B.Chlorine
C.Bleaching powder
D.All of these
Ans:A
39.The whole circle bearing of a line is 1650.Its reduced bearing is:
A.N 750E
B.N 750W
C.S 150E*
D.S 150W
Ans:C
40.To locate an electric post near the plane table station which of the following method is suitable:
A.Intersection
C.Resection
D.Traverse
Ans:B
41.If distance between two points A and B is 1 km,then combined correction for curvature and refraction will be:
A.0.0673 D2m*
B.1.0673 D2m
C.0.673 D2m
D.1.673 D2m
Ans:A
42.The process of establishing intermediate points between two end points which are not intervisible,with the help of a theodolite is called:
A.Lining in
B.Ranging
C.Balancing-in*
D.Random line
Ans:C
43.The observation is taken on a change point is:
A.Fore sight
B.Back sight
C.Intermediate sight
D.Both fore sight and back sight*
Ans:D
44.The isometric projection of a square is:
A.Rectangle
B.Rhombus*
C.Parallelogram
D.Trapezoid
Ans:B
45.In a simply supported beam the point where the maximum bending moment occurs is at:
A.Support point
B.Mid point
C.The point where SF is zero*
D.End point
Ans:C
46.Which of the following is used for checking vertically of masonry wall?
A.Spirit level
B.Water level
C.Trowel
D.Plumb bob*
Ans:D
47.Departure co-ordinate related to:
A.North and South
B.East and West*
C.South and West
D.South and East
Ans:B
48.Bureau of Indian standards has recommended the use of folding staff as:
A.2m
B.3m
C.4m*
D.4.5m
Ans:C
49.The observation with level is:
A.Horizontal linear measurement
B.Vertical linear measurement*
C.Angular measurement
D.Horizontal angular measurement
Ans:B
50.The box of the compass is made of:
A.Aluminium
B.Iron
C.Copper
D.Brass*
Ans:D
51.A fixed point of known elevation is:
A.Bench Mark*
B.Station pint
C.Change point
D.Intermediate point
Ans:A
52.Ring contours of higher values interval represents inside:
A.Ridge
B.Pond
C.Hill*
D.Valley
Ans:C
53.The closing error of theodolite traverse where’L’is the latitude and ‘D’is the departure:
54.The horizontal angle between true meridian and a survey line is:
A.Dip
B.Magnetic Declination
C.Magnetic bearing
D.Azimuth*
Ans:D
55.The method used for calculating the earth work with more accuracy is:
A.Trapezoidal Rule
B.Mid-ordinate rule
C.Prismoidal rule*
D.Average ordinate rule
Ans:C
56.The length of long chord is:
A.2Rcos (theta)/2
B.2 Rsin (theta)/2*
C.R cos(theta)/2
D.R sin(theta)/2
Ans:B
57.An instrument which is used for measuring horizontal angle,vertical angle and direct distance accurately is:
A.Tacheometric survey
B.Theodolite survey
C.Box-sexiant
D.Total station*
Ans:D
58.The value of deflection angle is:
A.00 to 900
B.00 to 1800*
C.00 to 2700
D.00 to 3600
Ans:B
59.In telescope the ratio of the focal length of the object to that of an eye-piece is known as:
A.Magnification*
B.Sensitivity
C.Definition
D.Brightness
Ans:A
60.For accurate measurement of distance which tape is better?
A.Metallic tape
B.PVC coated tape
C.Steel tape
D.Invar tape*
Ans:D
61.The number of links in a 30 m metric chain is:
Ans:B
62.The process of turning the telescope about the vertical axis in horizontal plane is called:
A.Transiting
B.Reversing
C.Plugging
D.Swinging*
Ans:D
63.During chaining a straight line,the leader of the party has 4 arrows in his hand while the follower has 6 arrows in his hand from the starting point is:
A.4 chains
B.6 chains*
C.120 metre
D.180 metre
Ans:B
64.The permissible error in compass survey is:
A.15 minutes*
B.15 seconds
C.30 seconds
D.1 degree
Ans:A
65.In first angle projection the object is placed:
A.Above HP and behind VP
B.Above HP and infront of VP*
C.Below HP and behind VP
D.Below HP and Infront of VP
Ans:B
66.In Engineering drawing chain lines are used for:
A.Visible out lines
B.Dimension lines
C.Hidden lines
D.Centre lines*
Ans:D
67.A well conditioned triangle has angles not less than and not more than respectively:
A.100 and 900
B.200 and 1200
C.300 and 1200*
D.900 and 1200
Ans:C
68.A scale representing either three units or only one unit and its fractions upto second place of decimal points is:
A.Diagonal scale*
B.Plane scale
C.Vernier scale
D.Comparative scale
Ans:A
69.Important points selected at the ends of the chain lines to command the boundaries of the survey are called:
A.Tie stations
B.Subsidiary stations
C.Main stations*
D.Check stations
Ans:C
70.The error due to bad ranging is:
A.Compensing error
B.Cumulative positive error*
C.Cumulative negative error
D.Both B and C
Ans:B
71.The reduced bearing of a line whose whole circle bearing is 400
A.S 400E
B.S 500E
C.N 400E*
D.N 400W
Ans:C
72.Fore bearing of a line is S 600W,The back bearing is:
A.N 600E*
B.N 300E
C.S 600E
D.S 300W
Ans:A
73.Geocletic survey is different from plane surveying because of:
A.Very large area is covered
B.Undulations of the topography
C.Curvature of the earth is considered*
D.Large difference of elevations
Ans:C
74.The type of theodolite classified as:
A.Diameter of upper plate
B.Diameter of lower plate*
C.Diameter of vertical plate
D.Diameter of telescope
Ans:B
75.The traverse slope provided on the surface of the road to remove the rain water:
A.Crown
C.Super elevation
D.Camber*
Ans:D
76.Volume of a solid sphere is:
B.4 (pie)r3
C.4/3 (pie)r3*
D.3/4 (pie)r3
Ans:C
77.The actual size of standard brick  is:
A.20x10x10 cm
B.19x9x9 cm*
C.20x20x10 cm
D.19x19x9 cm
Ans:B
A.Computer Aided Drafting
B.Computer Aided Demonstration
C.Computer Aided Designing*
D.Computer Aided Dimensioning
Ans:C
79.A command which is used to pick points like end point,mid-point,tangent etc.of entities very precisely which geometrical accuracy:
A.GRID
B.ZOOM
C.DIM
D.OSNAP*
Ans:D
80.The Bench Marks established by the survey of India Department:
A.Permanent Bench Marks
B.GTS Bench Marks*
C.Arbitrary Bench Marks
D.Temporary Bench Marks
Ans:B
81.The pass located at the Southern end of the Nilgiri Hills in South India is called:
A.Palghat gap*
B.Bhorghat pass
C.Thalgat pass
D.Bolan pass
Ans:A
82.The Gulf of mannar is situated along the coast of which state in India?
A.Karnataka
B.Kerala
Ans:D
83.Which of the following rivers originate near Mahabaleshwar?
A.Godavari
B.Krishna*
C.Kaveri
D.Tapti
Ans:B
84.How many National Waterways are there in India?
A.3*
B.5
C.7
D.9
Ans:A
85.Which river is referred as Kalindhi in Puranas?
A.Ganga
B.Yamuna*
C.Saraswathi
D.Brahmaputra
Ans:B
86.BhagatSingh was sentenced to death in which case?
A.Kakori case
B.Chauri-Chaura case
C.Assembly bomb case
D.Lahore conspiracy case*
Ans:D
87.Who was the governor general of India when the I war of Indian Independence broke oil in 1857?
A.Lord Canning*
B.Lord Dalhousie
C.Lord Ripon
D.Lord Dufferin
Ans:A
88.Who was the President of the Indian National Congress in the Gaya Session of 1922?
A.Motilal Nehru
B.C.R.Das*
C.Sardar Patel
Ans:B
89.The founder of Satya Shodhak Samaj:
A.Dr.Atmaram Pandurang
B.Gopal Hari Deshmukh
D.JyotiRao Phule*
Ans:D
90.Inclusion of the word Fraternity in the preamble of Indian Constitution is proposed by?
A.Jawaharlal Nehru
B.Dr.B.R.Ambedkar*
D.J.B.Kripalani
Ans:B
91.The founder of Atma Vidya Sangham?
A.Vagbhatananda Gurudeva*
B.Vaikunda Swami
C.Chattampi Swami
D.Sree Narayana Guru
Ans:A
92.Who was the editor of Mitavadi?
A.K.Ayyappan
B.C.Krishnan*
C.Rama Krishna Pillai
D.K.Kelappan
Ans:B
93.Who is known as the father of Kerala Renaissance?
A.Ayyankali
B.Dr.Palpu
C.Sree Narayana Guru*
D.A.K.Gopalan
Ans:C
94.When was the historic Temple Entry Proclamation made?
A.April 12,1936
B.March 12,1936
C.June 12,1936
D.November 12,1936*
Ans:D
95.Who among the following is the leader of Malayalee Memorial?
A.C.Kesavan
B.Dr.Palpu
C.Barister G.P.Pillai*
D.Kumaranasan
Ans:C
96.’Operation protective Edge’is the name of which country’s controversial military  action launched on its neighbor?
A.Israel*
B.Syria
C.Jordan
D.Iran
Ans:A
97.Which day is observed as World Population Day?
A.June 11
B.July 11*
C.March 11
D.April 11
Ans:B
98.Who received the Golden Ball award for the best player of FIFA World Cup 2014?
A.Lionel Messi*
B.Karim Bensema
C.Christiano Ronaldo
D.Angel D’Maria
Ans:A
99.With which game is Davis cup associated?
A.Football
B.Cricket
C.Hockey
D.Lawn Tennis*
Ans:D
100.Who is the present united nations deputy secretary General?
A.Ban-Ki-Moon
B.Jose Graziano
C.Joan Closi Mathew
D.Jan Eliasson*

Ans:D

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