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1

A legal description defines which of the following
- status of title
- property address
- boundaries of the land being transferred or encumbered
- name of the record title holder

Boundaries of the land being transferred or encumbered

2

A metes and bounds description defines the land by
- distance and angles
- assessed value
- real property taxes
- street address

Distances and angles

3

The ALTA 2006 form title insurance policies
- provide automatic survey coverage
- automatically exclude survey coverage
- require review or a survey not less than 90 days old prior to insuring
- condition issuance of policy upon receipt of a survey affidavit

Alta 2006 for title insurance policies provide automatic survey coverage

4

A surveyors certificate MUST include which of the following
- surveyors signature
- date of survey
- surveyors' certificate ID number
- Certification to proper parties

A surveyors certificate must include all of these

5

Temporary and movable encroachments do NOT include
- fence
- corner of house
- driveways and sidewalks
- concrete or composite half walls

The corner of a house is not a temporary or moveable encroachment

6

Permanent and immovable encroachments do not include
- corner of house
- in-ground pools
- open patio
- walled in/ covered sunroom

An open patio is not permanent and immoveable the rest are

7

Another name for the US Government survey method is
- perpendiculary survey method
- circular survey method
- triangular survey method
- rectangular survey method

The rectangular survey method is another name for the US government survey method

8

Latitude runs
- north and south
- east and west
- parrallel to equator
- parallel to the prime meridian

East West and Parallel to the Equator
(Flatitude)

9

Longitude runs
- North and South
- East and West
- Parallel to equator
- Parallel to the prime meridian

North and South and Parallel to Prime Meridian

10

Which of the following is located in Greenwich England
- guide meridian
- principal meridian
- general meridian
- prime meridian

The prime meridian is located in Greenwich England

11

Guide Meridians are located every 24 miles
- North and South of a principal meridian
- east and west of a principal meridian
- north and south of a base line
- east and west of a base line

Guide meridians are located every 24 miles East and West of a Principal Meridian

12

Standard Parallel (Correction) lines are located every 24 miles
- north and south of a principal meridian
- east and west of a principal meridian
- north and south of a base line
- east and west of a base line

Standard Parallel Correction lines are located every 24 miles North and South of a Base line

13

The equator and the greenwich prime merdian intersect somewhere near
- the east coast of Florida
- the west coast of Africa
- the east coast of afghanistan
- the west coast of Argentina

The Equator and the prime meridian intersect near the West Coast of Africa

14

Township lines appear every
- 6 miles north and south of a baseline
- 6 miles east and west of a principal meridian
- 36 miles north and south of the prime meridian
- 36 miles east and west of the equator

Township lines appear every 6 miles north and south of a base line

15

Range lines appear every
- 6 miles north and south of a baseline
- 6 miles east and west of a principal meridian
- 36 miles north and south of the prime meridian
- 36 miles east and west of the equator

Range lines appear every 6 miles east and west of a principal meridian

16

The 11 township sections of irregular shape or size are referred to as
- triangular sections
- government lots
- surveyors nightmare
- monument lots

The 11 township section of irregular shape or size are referred to as government lots

17

How many acres are in the S 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4
- 80
- 60
- 40
- 20

640 / 2 / 4 / 4 = 20

18

How many townships are contained in a piece of land 24 miles square
- 12
- 16
- 24
- 36

24*24=576 / 36 = 16
There are 16 townships in a 24 x 24 mile square

19

Section 27 in a township is immediately
- north of section 33 and south of section 21
- north of section 20 and south of section 8
- north of section 34 and south of section 22
- north of section 28 and south of section 16

Section 27 in a township is immediately North of section 34 and south of section 22
Number like a snake 1 and 36 on same side

20

Who is not required to join in or consent to dedication of a plat
- record title holders
- mortgage holders
- land surveyors
- county commissioners

Land surveyors are not involved in the "dedication" of a plat