Joke of the Week: Memory Problem

Problem of the Week: Topographic Mapping

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 his doctor and says, "Doc, you gotta help me, I can't remember anything!"

The doc asks, "How long have you had this problem?"

The guy says, "What problem?"

Source: www.justcleanjokes.com

Problem of the Week

What is a contour interval?

(A) a line of constant elevation above the reference ellipsoid

(B) the horizontal distance between adjacent contour lines

(C) one-half the vertical spacing of the contour lines specified in the legend of the map

(D) the difference in elevation between adjacent contours

This is problem 13 (10-2) 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.

For answers - www.pobonline.com/Articles/Fun_Games_Answers