Problem of the Week: Metadata Concepts

What is metadata?

(A) data used to determine the relative abundance of energy ranges

(B) a dynamic link library file

(C) data about data

(D) a large amount of data

The answer is (C).

This is problem 8 (14-1) 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.