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The Theodolite is an instrument used for measuring very accurately
1. vertical angles only
2. horizontal angles only
3. horizontal and vertical angles
4. linear measurements

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : horizontal and vertical angles



The theodolite is the most precise instrument designed for the measurement of horizontal and vertical angles.

Theodolite is one of the surveying instruments which has very wide applicability such as

  • Laying of horizontal angles
  • Locating point on the line
  • Determining differences in elevation
  • Setting out curves
  • Establishing grades, etc.

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