Fun and Games: May 9
Problem of the Week: Ethics and Liability
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joke of the WeekA man went to a restaurant and ordered a steak with baked potato. About halfway through dinner he called the waitress over and said, "Ma'am, this potato is bad."
She nodded, picked up the potato, and smacked it. Then she put it back on his plate and said, "Sir, if that potato causes any more trouble, you just let me know."
Problem of the WeekWhich of the following activities is NOT prohibited by most codes of ethics for surveyors?
(A) advertising in a self-laudatory manner
(B) practicing in an area of the profession where the surveyor is not proficient
(C) accepting remuneration other than for services rendered
(D) expressing an opinion as to who owns the land when testifying as an expert witness in court
This is problem 13 (12-2) 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.
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