Metes & Bounds: Definition & Uses


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The metes and bounds system originates from which set of laws?

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1. How many measuring rods add up to a chain?

2. Which of the following states does not use a system of metes and bounds as it's primary survey method?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Learn what you know about the metes and bounds system with these study assessments. You'll need to know things like where the system originates from and the number of measuring rods in a chain.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how well you know how to:

  • Name the state that does not use a metes and bounds system as a primary survey method
  • Define monument
  • Identify a metes and bounds common challenge

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills for studying:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the metes and bounds system
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding a common challenge for the metes and bounds survey method and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where the metes and bounds system originated

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the lesson entitled Metes & Bounds: Definition & Uses. The lesson will adhere to the following study goals:

  • Assess the history of metes and bounds
  • Describe the metes and bounds method
  • Compare and contrast metes and bounds
  • Understand what rods and chains are