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Fun and Games: February 14

February 14, 2011
Joke of the Week: I'm Sending Out Some Cards

Problem of the Week: Light and Wave Propagation

Each week, we present a surveying problem for you to solve from the third edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"), some jokes, trivia or other amusing items and a cool link to brighten your day. If you have a joke or link you would like to share, please submit it to fujiwaras@bnpmedia.com.

Joke of the Week

A guy walks into a post office one day to see a middle-aged, balding man standing at the counter methodically placing "Love" stamps on bright pink envelopes with hearts all over them. He then takes out a perfume bottle and starts spraying scent all over them.

His curiosity getting the better of him, he goes up to the balding man and asks him what he is doing. The man says, "I'm sending out one thousand Valentine cards signed, 'Guess who?'"

"But why?" asks the man.

"I'm a divorce lawyer," the man replies.

Problem of the Week

Which of the following lists the electromagnetic spectrum's regions in a sequence from the shorter to the longer wavelength?

(A) radio, microwave, infared, visible, ultraviolet, x-rays, gamma rays

(B) gamma rays, x-rays, ultraviolet, visible, infared, microwave, radio

(C) gamma rays, x-rays, visible, ultraviolet, infared, microwave, radio

(D) radio, microwave, visible, infrared, ultraviolet, x-rays, gamma rays

This is problem 3 (17-1) from the NEW third edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"). Reprinted with permission from “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (2008 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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