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# GATE 2015 : General Aptitude (Set 8)

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GATE 2015 SET- 8 General Aptitude -GA Q. 1 Q. 5 carry one mark each. Q.1 Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence. The official answered ____________ that the complaints of the citizen would be looked into. (A) respectably Q.2 Which word is not a synonym for the word vernacular? (B) indigenous (C) indigent (D) colloquial Mr. Vivek walks 6 meters North-east, then turns and walks 6 meters South-east, both at 60 degrees to east. He further moves 2 meters South and 4 meters West. What is the straight distance in metres between the point he started from and the point he finally reached? (A) (B) (C) (D) Q.5 (D) respectively The minister insured the victims that everything would be all right. He ensured that the company will not have to bear any loss. The actor got himself ensured against any accident. The teacher insured students of good results. (A) regional Q.4 (C) reputably Choose the statement where underlined word is used correctly. (A) (B) (C) (D) Q.3 (B) respectfully 2 2 2 2 1/ 2 Four cards are randomly selected from a pack of 52 cards. If the first two cards are kings, what is the probability that the third card is a king? (A) 4/52 (B) 2/50 (C) (1/52) (1/52) (D) (1/52) (1/51) (1/50) Q. 6 Q. 10 carry two mark each. Q.6 The word similar in meaning to dreary is (A) (B) (C) (D) Q.7 cheerful dreamy hard dismal The given question is followed by two statements; select the most appropriate option that solves the question. Capacity of a solution tank A is 70% of the capacity of tank B. How many gallons of solution are in tank A and tank B? Statements: (I) Tank A is 80% full and tank B is 40% full. (II) Tank A if full contains 14,000 gallons of solution. (A) (B) (C) (D) GA Statement I alone is sufficient. Statement II alone is sufficient. Either statement I or II alone is sufficient. Both the statements I and II together are sufficient. 1/2

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GATE 2015 SET- 8 General Aptitude -GA Q.8 How many four digit numbers can be formed with the 10 digits 0, 1, 2, ..., 9 if no number can start with 0 and if repetitions are not allowed? Q.9 Read the following table giving sales data of five types of batteries for years 2006 to 2012: Year 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Type I 75 90 96 105 90 105 115 Type II 144 126 114 90 75 60 85 Type III 114 102 75 150 135 165 160 Type IV 102 84 105 90 75 45 100 Type V 108 126 135 75 90 120 145 Out of the following, which type of battery achieved highest growth between the years 2006 and 2012? (A) (B) (C) (D) Q.10 Type V Type III Type II Type I There are 16 teachers who can teach Thermodynamics (TD), 11 who can teach Electrical Sciences (ES), and 5 who can teach both TD and Engineering Mechanics (EM). There are a total of 40 teachers. 6 cannot teach any of the three subjects, i.e. EM, ES or TD. 6 can teach only ES. 4 can teach all three subjects, i.e. EM, ES and TD. 4 can teach ES and TD. How many can teach both ES and EM but not TD? (A) 1 (B) 2 (C) 3 (D) 4 END OF THE QUESTION PAPER GA 2/2

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