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Questions for New Surveyors to the FieldI sometimes give an easy quiz to potential field and CAD people during their interview, just to get an understanding of their experience.
I wonder how many of you can answer these questions:
What does it mean to “Buck In” or “Trick In”?
What is the standard temperature correction for a steel tape?
What is “Double Centering”?
What does it mean to “Kick a Leg”?
What does the anagram “SOHCAHTOA” stand for?
How many hundredths of a foot are in an inch?
What is the difference between a Lenker Rod and a Philly Rod?
What is the difference between a PC and a PT?
What does it mean to “Boot the Rod”
What does it mean to “Raise for Red”?
How many feet are in a “Rod”?
What does RTK stand for
What does it mean to “Plunge the Scope”?


Define the following
1. Grantee
2. NAVD
3. Grantor
4. Parrallax
5. Mere Stone
6. Magnetic Declination
7. GPS

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