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California Civil Surveying Practice Exams

Available in Print or eTextbook

Strengthen time-management and build exam confidence!


Completely up-to-date to the California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists exam specifications, this book contains two full 55 question multiple-choice exams that match the California Civil: Engineering Surveying Exam’s overall question count for each knowledge area. Importantly, the topics within each knowledge area are fairly represented to ensure a wide range of test challenges as might be seen on the exam, to help analyze your strengths and weaknesses and guide your study.

Consistent with the actual exam, the problems in this book require an average of six minutes to solve. Enhance your time-management skills by taking each exam within the same 2.5-hour time limit as the actual exam. Then, evaluate your performance using the individual answer keys. Comprehensive step-by-step solutions demonstrate accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches.

California Civil Surveying Practice Exams will help you:

  • Effectively familiarize yourself with the exam scope and format
  • Quickly identify accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches
  • Successfully connect relevant theory to exam-like problems
  • Efficiently navigate through exam-adopted codes and standards
  • Confidently solve problems under timed conditions
eTextbook Access Benefits Include:

  • One year of access
  • Ability to download the entire eTextbook to multiple devices, so you can study even without internet access
  • An auto sync feature across all your devices for a seamless experience on or offline
  • Unique study tools such as highlighting in six different colors to tailor your study experience
  • Features like read aloud for complete hands-free review
  • Regular content updates
PE Civil California Surveying Practice Exams Book Cover
$85.00

FAQs

It is an 8-hour exam. It contains 80 total questions: 40 multiple-choice questions in the 4-hour AM session, and 40 multiple-choice questions in the 4-hour PM session.
The PE structural exam is the only open-book exam remaining. All other PE exams are now closed-book computer-based exams, commonly referred to as CBT.
The PE exam can be difficult. The exam tests your competency in all aspects of engineering and should not be taken lightly. You should plan on taking several weeks to prepare and study before sitting for the exam. To see the average pass rate of first time test takers during the last exam, click here.
The PE exam tests for a minimum level of competency in engineering. You need a minimum of four years of post-college work experience to be able to sit for the exam.

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