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1

True or false, surveys are utilized to locate property, resolve boundary disputes, resolve encroachment disputes, verify information for a sale and purchase, and to divide property into smaller parcels.

True

2

True or false, property can also be identified through and assessors parcel number, referred to as PID, which is used to aid in the collection of federal tax collection.

False

Used to aid in the assessment of property for tax collection

3

True or false, when the government began dividing land by the government survey system, they ended up with areas of land which were less than an aliquot part (a fractional piece of a section) that frequently bordered water. This sub part of a section was designated by a number, for example, Lot 3 and is called a check.

False

This is the definition of a government lot.

4

True or false, in Florida, the principal meridian and base lines run through the center of Orlando.

False

Runs through Tallahassee

5

True or false, the section located directly north of section 5 is section 35.

False

Section 32 is above section 5

6

True or false, surveys rely on a point of beginning, monuments, and an end point known as the terminus.

True

7

If one section is 1 mile x 1 mile, then we also know that each section is actually 5280 linear feet by 5280 linear feet.

True

8

True or false, the lot and block survey method is also called the recorded plat method.

True

9

True or false, every fourth township line is used as a correction line in which the placement of the range lines are measured and corrected to a full 6 miles.

True

10

True or false, the point of beginning in a metes and bounds survey is always either north or south.

True

11

The north – south strip formed by two lines 6 miles apart is called a:

1) Base
2) Range
3) Tier
4) Township

Range

12

Which describes a Township?

1) 640 acres
2) 6 mi.²
3) 6 mi.²
4) 43,560 ft.²

6 mi.²

13

Blanche has a survey for a property in Orlando that is in a subdivision. Which survey method would likely have been used for the parcel?

1) Lot and block
2) rectangular
3) Government survey
4) Metes and bounds

Lot and block

14

How many miles is T3S, R4W located from baseline?

1) three
2) 12
3) 24
4) 4

12

15

A township located five township tears north of the baseline at eight Range line is west of the principal meridian is written as:

1) T5N, R8W
2) R8W, T5N
3) T8N, R5W
4) R5W, T8W

T5N, R8W

16

How many square feet are in the legal description: the SE 1/4, NE 1/4 of section 3 and the southwest 1/4, NW 1/4 of section 2 of T5S, R3W?

1) 2.5
2) 80
3) 108,900
4) 3,484,800

3,484,800 square feet

640/4/4= 40 + 640/4/4= 40 == 80 acres x 43,560 sq ft= 3,484,800 sq ft

17

How many acres are in a property with the legal description: the SW 1/4, SW 1/4, NW 1/4 of Sec 6, T2S, R2W?

1) 40
2) 8
3) 10
4) 5

10

640/4/4/4=10

18

There are how many square feet in 1 acre?

1) 36
2) 640
3) 5280
4) 43,560

43,560

19

A marked point of known or assumed elevation from which other elevations maybe established is called a:

1) datum
2) Terminus
3) benchmark
4) Check

Benchmark

20

In a metes and bounds description what is the opposite direction of South 45° west?

1) North 45° east
2) South 45° east
3) North 45° west
4) South 45° west

North 45° east