LESSON 1

PRACTICE EXERCISE

The following items will test your grasp of the material covered in this lesson. There is only

one correct answer to each item. When you complete the exercise, check your answers with

the answer key that follows. If you answered any item incorrectly, study again that part of

the lesson which contains the portion involved.

1.

You have determined that the horizontal distance is 48 meters and the vertical

distance is 4 meters on a particular slope. What is the percent of slope?

A.

7

B.

8

C.

9

D.

10

2.

A member of your reconnaissance team has determined that the chord is 30 meters

and the median distance is 6 meters on a particular curve. What is the radius of curvature?

A.

18.75

B.

22.75

C.

21.75

D.

22.00

3.

Is a curve with a radius of curvature of 41 meters reportable on an overlay?

A.

Yes. It is reportable but is not considered an obstruction.

B.

Yes. It is reportable as an obstruction.

C.

No. It is not reportable.

D.

No. It is reportable but not on an overlay.

4.

You are using the LARS method to determine the width of a stream. If you move right

after shooting your first azimuth, what should you do to obtain your next azimuth?

A.

Subtract 45ƒ

B.

Subtract 90ƒ

C.

Add 45ƒ

D.

Add 90ƒ