Joke of the Week: Baseball Pitcher

Problem of the Week: Optics

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 sowal@bnpmedia.com.

Baseball Pitcher

A rookie pitcher was struggling at the mound, so the catcher walked up tohave a talk with him.

"I've figured out your problem," he told the young southpaw."You always lose control at the same point in every game."

"When is that?"

"Right after the National Anthem."

Source - www.laughnet.net

Problem of the Week: Optics

The image produced by a particular instrument is obscured by various hues of light. What is the name given to this condition?

(A) coma

(B) lacuna distortion

(C) chromatic aberration

(D) precession

This is problem 16 (6-3) 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