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How many linear feet of fence are needed along 1.5 miles of roadway?

a. 7,920
b. 8,250
c. 13,430
d. 16,450
a. 7,920
The following legal description contains how many acres: the South 1/2 of the SE 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of section 7?

a. 2.5
b. 5
c. 10
d. 20
b. 5
A meets and bounds legal description

a. can be maid only in areas excluded from the rectangular survey system
b. is not acceptable in court in most jurisdictions
c. must commence and finish at the same identifiable point
d. is used to complete areas omitted from recorded subdivision plats
c. must commence and finish at the same identifiable point
How many lots, each measuring 72.5 feet wide by 100 feet deep, could be made from a two-acre parcel of land?

a. 6
b. 7
c. 12
d. 14
c. 12
A township contains

a. six square miles
b. 640 acres
c. 23,040 square feet
d. 36 sections
d. 36 sections
The system of legal description that defines a parcel of land by its perimeter is the

a. geodetic survey
b. rectangular survey
c. lot and block system
d. metes and bounds system
d. metes and bounds system
A metes and bounds legal description must

a. cover an area larger than 10 acres
b. be used in areas not covered by the rectangular survey system
c. commence and finish at the same identifiable point
d. always use north as the basis for directions
c. commence and finish at the same identifiable point
A lot with a depth of 80 feet and an area of 4,800 square feet was sold for $350 per front foot. What was the total sales price?

a. $21,000
b. $28,000
c. $31,000
d. $35,000
a. $21,000
A recorded subdivision plat is used in the

a. geodetic survey system
b. rectangular survey system
c. lot and block system
d. metes and bounds system
c. lot and block system
A land survey would best be described as a

a. legal description of the land
b. graphic description of the land
c. narrative description of the land
d. visual description of the land
a. legal description of the land
The method of describing land by degrees, feet and monuments is known as the

a. angular system
b. metes and bounds system
c. rectangular survey system
d. lots and blocks system
b. metes and bounds system
Which of the following is the best way to ensure that there are no encroachments and verify the boundaries of a parcel of land?

a. Write a legal description.
b. Get a spot survey.
c. Find the monuments.
d. Verify the benchmarks.
b. Get a spot survey.
The owner has a large parcel of land surveyed into lots and streets and files a subdivision plat. Each lot can be legally described by use of which of the following?

a. Street addresses
b. Government survey
c. Metes and bounds
d. Lots and blocks
d. Lots and blocks