Fun + Games: August 6
August 6, 2007
Joke of the Week: You know you're addicted to coffee if...
Problem: Hydrography: Hydrographic Maps
Cool Link of the Week: 192.com Maps
Joke of the Week: You know you're addicted to coffee if ...You grind your coffee beans in your mouth.
You sleep with your eyes open.
You have to watch videos in fast-forward.
The only time you're standing still is during an earthquake.
You can take a picture of yourself from ten feet away without using the timer.
You've worn out your third pair of tennis shoes this week.
The nurse needs a scientific calculator to take your pulse.
You can type sixty words per minute with your feet.
You can jump-start your car without cables.
You walk twenty miles on your treadmill before you realize it's not plugged in.
Instant coffee takes too long.
You have a picture of your coffee mug on your coffee mug.
You can outlast the Energizer bunny.
Your first-aid kit contains two pints of coffee with an I.V. hookup.
Problem: Hydrography: Hydrographic MapsWhen soundings are shown on a hydrographic map, what is the exact position of the measurement?
(A) The position of the sounding is represented by a + sign.
(B) The position of the sounding is represented by the decimal point.
(C) Every sounding on the map is connected with contour lines.
(D) The position of the sounding is represented by the letter s.
Come back next week for the solution!
This is problem 40(13-20) from the new second edition of 1001 Solved Surveying Problems by Jan Van Sickle. Reprinted with permission from 1001 Solved Surveying Problems by Jan Van Sickle (1997, 728 pp., Professional Publications Inc.). For details on this and other FLS exam-prep books, call 800/426-1178 or visit www.ppi2pass.com .
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