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1

An acre contains how many square feet?

43,560. (approximately 208.71 feet × 208.71 feet).

2

A mile is how many feet?

5,280

3

A line pointed in the direction opposite North 20 degrees East is

A)South 20 degrees West.
B)North 20 degrees West.
C)West 20 degrees South.
D)South 40 degrees East.

The answer is SOUTH 20 DEGREES WEST

4

What term is used to describe fractional pieces of land less than a full quarter section located along the banks of lakes and streams?

A)Government lot
B)Partial section
C)Check
D)Government section

A) GOVERNMENT LOT

5

What is the original document used by the federal or state government to transfer land to a private individual?

A)Mortgage
B)Patent
C)Constitution
D)Government note

The answer is B) PATENT

6

How many acres are in a parcel described as the SW ¼ of the NE ¼ and the SE ¼ of the S ½?

A)80
B)120
C)5
D)2.5

The answer is B) 120. 640 ÷ 4 ÷ 4 = 40 acres; 640 ÷ 4 ÷ 2 = 80 acres; 40 + 80 = 120 acres

7

Which partial description describes an area of land six miles wide that touches where the principal meridian and base line intersect?

A)Township 1 East
B)Range 2 West
C)Range 1 East
D)Township 1 West

The answer is C) RANGE 1 EAST.

8

Which range is furthest away from the intersection of the principal meridian and base line?

A)R12E
B)R22W
C)R10W
D)R1E

The answer is B) R22W.

9

Which section is located directly south of section 1?

A)2
B)6
C)16
D)12

D) 12

10

What are the dimensions of a parcel of land formed by sections 25, 26, 35, and 36 of a township?

A)One mile by four miles
B)Two miles by two miles
C)Two miles by four miles
D)Six miles by twenty-four miles

The answer is B) TWO MILES BY TWO MILES. Sections 25, 26, 35, and 36 form a square. Because each section is one mile square, the resulting square is two miles by two miles, or two miles square

11

Which method of legal description was NOT used in the original 13 colonies?

A)Metes-and-bounds
B)All of these methods were used in the original 13 colonies
C)Government survey method
D)Monuments

The answer is C) GOVERNMENT SURVEY METHOD.

12

Which method of legal description is used in subdivisions and is contained in recorded plat maps?

A)Metes-and-bounds
B)Government survey
C)Lot and block
D)Monuments

The answer is C) LOT AND BLOCK

13

Which description BEST fits if one were to shade in sections 14, 15, 16, and 17 of a township?

A)Vertical line
B)Rectangle
C)Diagonal line
D)Square

The answer is B) RECTANGLE

14

Which direction describes a range?

A)Square
B)Vertical
C)Diagonal
D)Horizontal

B) Vertical

15

How many acres are in a parcel described as the SW ¼ of the NE ¼ of the SE ¼?

A)40
B)20
C)5
D)10

The answer is D) 10. 640 ÷ 4 ÷ 4 ÷ 4 = 10 acres

16

Which government office assigns Parcel ID numbers to land within a tax district?

A)Property appraiser
B)Tax collector
C)City commission
D)County clerk

A)Property appraiser

17

TRUE OR FALSE The metes-and-bounds description is the LEAST accurate of the three types of legal descriptions

FALSE. The metes-and-bounds description is the most accurate method of land description.

18

TRUE OR FALSE Under the survey system, township lines are drawn every 6 miles north and south of a base line.


TRUE

19

Each 24-by-24-mile square created by intersecting guide meridians and corrections is called a _______

Check

20

With respect to the federal government's survey system Baseline run _____________?

East West latitudes

21

With respect to the federal government's survey system Principal Meridians run _____________?

North South longitudes

22

TRUE OR FALSE The MOST common type of legal description used for single-family dwellings located in developed subdivisions is the LOT AND BLOCK method.

TRUE

23

TRUE OR FALSE The parcel described as NE¼, SW¼, NW¼ contains 10 acres.

The statement is TRUE. 640 ÷ 4 ÷ 4 ÷ 4 =10.

24

TRUE OR FALSE Each section in a township contains 640 acres within its boundaries.

TRUE

25

TRUE OR FALSE Each township contains 6 sections.

FALSE THE CORRECT ANSWER IS 36

26

TRUE OR FALSE The township north of T2S, R3E is T1S, R2E.

The statement is FALSE. The township north of T2S, R3E is T1S, R3E. The row of townships due north of T2S is T1S. The range number does not change when moving north and south.

27

Name the 3 types of survey methods used today.

Metes and Bounds, Government survey system, Lot and block descriptions

28

What is the oldest survey method?

Metes and Bounds

30

Metes refers to _________ and Bounds refers to __________.

Metes refers to DISTANCE and Bounds refers to DIRECTION.

31

A Metes and Bounds description begins at an exact starting point called a ___

Point of Beginning (POB)