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GATE 2015 ARCHITECTURE- AR Q. 1 Q. 25 carry one mark each. Q.1 A Housing Finance Institution in the private sector is (A) HUDCO Q.2 (B) SBI (C) PNB (D) HDFC Which of the following statements regarding PERT is NOT true? (A) Each activity of PERT network has three different time estimates (B) Expected activity time is estimated based on -distribution (C) PERT is a deterministic model (D) PERT network may have more than one critical path Q.3 Damage of foundation due to Soil Liquefaction is related to (A) Cyclones Q.4 (B) Hot-humid (B) 1:15 (D) Cold (C) 1:10 (D) 1:5 (B) Highest Bidder (D) Second Highest Bidder Bulking of sand is highest in (A) Coarse sand (C) Fine sand Q.8 (C) Temperate A Demolition Contract for a building is awarded to the (A) Lowest Bidder (C) Second Lowest Bidder Q.7 (D) Earthquakes The ratio of town area to agricultural land area as suggested by Sir Ebenezer Howard in Garden City concept is (A) 1:20 Q.6 (C) Floods Walls with high thermal inertia are suitable in which type of climate? (A) Hot-dry Q.5 (B) Landslides (B) Medium sand (D) Sand saturated with water The Venice Charter (1964) led to the establishment of (A) International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) (B) International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) (C) Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) (D) Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Q.9 The ratio between illumination at a working point indoor to total light available simultaneously outdoor is known as (A) Daylight Factor (C) Internally Reflected Component Q.10 Which of the following vehicular traffic intersections converts all crossing into merging and diverging sequences? (A) Rotary (C) Grade Separation AR (B) Sky Component (D) Externally Reflected Component (B) Manual Signaling (D) Automatic Signaling 1/9

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GATE 2015 Q.11 ARCHITECTURE- AR The process of spraying Polyester, Polyurethane, Acrylic and Epoxy Plastic, followed by heat curing onto metals is called (A) Anodizing (C) Vitreous Enameling Q.12 (B) Galvanizing (D) Powder Coating The fundamental right pertaining to property ownership in India DOES NOT embrace: (A) Sell, Lease, Donate or Bequeath (C) Grant Easement Q.13 (B) Mortgage (D) Change in use Match the Elements in Group - I with their Applications in Group II Group I P Q R S Group II Bracket Baluster Key stone Holdfast 1 2 3 4 5 (A) P-2, Q-5, R-3, S-1 (C) P-3, Q-1, R-4, S-5 Q.14 Door Dome Cornice Arch Staircase (B) P-3, Q-5, R-4, S-1 (D) P-2, Q-1, R-3, S-4 Match the Buildings in Group-I with their Principal Architects in Group-II Group I P Q R S Group II Wexner Centre for the Visual Arts, Ohio Vitra Fire station, Weilam Rhein, Germany AT&T Building, New York Sher e Banglanagar, Dacca (A) P-2, Q-4, R-5, S-3 (C) P-1, Q-2, R-5, S-3 Q.15 I. M. Pei Peter Eisenman Louis Kahn Zaha Hadid Philip Johnson (B) P-3, Q-5, R-4, S-1 (D) P-2, Q-4, R-1, S-5 A combination of colours forming an equilateral triangle in a Colour Wheel is called (A) Analogous Scheme (C) Split Complementary Scheme Q.16 1 2 3 4 5 (B) Triad Scheme (D) Double Complementary Scheme Desire Line diagram helps in (A) completion of a project by a desired date (B) meeting demand and supply in desired category of housing (C) determining income versus expenditure pattern of individuals (D) Origin-Destination analysis in transport planning Q.17 As per Fire Safety norms of NBC India for buildings having assembly and institutional occupancies, the maximum travel distance in meters to an exit from the dead end of a corridor is (A) 30 Q.18 (C) 12 (D) 6 Which of the following is a part of a studio apartment? (A) Master bed room (C) Multipurpose space AR (B) 24 (B) Artist s room (D) Children s room 2/9

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GATE 2015 Q.19 ARCHITECTURE- AR The Saturation level of a colour represents (A) distribution Q.20 (B) brilliance (D) warmth Invert level of a pipe at a given cross section refers to the (A) highest point of the internal surface (C) highest point of the external surface Q.21 (C) darkness (B) lowest point of the internal surface (D) lowest point of the external surface The command DVIEW in AutoCAD permits to view (A) a selected portion of the drawing in detail (B) the entire screen on the monitor (C) a perspective of the drawing (D) a damaged part of the drawing Q.22 Match the Land use categories of Group I with their respective Colour codes in Group II as per practice in India Group I P Q R S Residential Commercial Industrial Public / Semi-public (A) P 5, Q 3 , R 4 , S 1 (C) P 1, Q 2 , R 4 , S 5 Group II 1 2 3 4 5 Red Grey Blue Violet Yellow (B) P 5, Q 4 , R 2 , S 1 (D) P 1, Q 3 , R 2 , S 4 Q.23 A rectangular beam section of size 300 mm (width) X 500 mm (depth) is loaded with a shear force of 600 kN. The maximum shear stress on the section in N/mm2 is ____________________ Q.24 In a 50 meter section of a waste water pipe, if the gradient is 1 in 80, then the fall in millimeter is _____________ Q.25 A 15 meter long and 3 meter wide driveway needs to be paved with 300 mm X 300 mm square tiles. If each packet contains 30 numbers of tiles, then the number of packets to be procured to pave the whole area is ________________ Q. 26 Q. 55 carry two marks each. Q.26 Match the Monuments in Group-I with their Features in Group-II Group-I P Q R S Panch Mahal, Fathepur Sikri Meenakshi Temple, Madurai Jor-Bangla Temple, Bishnupur Sun Temple, Konark (A) P 2 , Q 1 , R 4 , S 3 (C) P 2 , Q 4 , R 1 , S 3 AR Group-II 1 2 3 4 5 Painted Stone Figures Intricate Red Sand Stone Carvings Granite Statues Khondalite Stone Work Terracotta Carvings (B) P 2 , Q 1 , R 5 , S 4 (D) P 1 , Q 5 , R 5 , S 4 3/9

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GATE 2015 Q.27 ARCHITECTURE- AR Match the Monuments in Group-I with their Style of Architecture in Group-II Group-I P Q R S Group-II Pisa Cathedral, Italy St. Hagia Sophia, Istanbul Great Temple of Aman, Karnak Cathedral of Notre Dame, Paris (A) P 5 , Q 1 , R 3 , S 2 (C) P 4 , Q 2 , R 5 , S 1 Q.28 1 2 3 4 5 (B) P 2 , Q 4 , R 3 , S 5 (D) P 5 , Q 4 , R 3 , S 1 Match the Buildings in Group-I with their Style of Architecture in Group-II Group-I P Q R S Group-II Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi German Pavilion for World Exhibition, Barcelona Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao Crystal Palace, London (A) P 5 , Q 3 , R 2 , S 1 (C) P 1 , Q 5 , R 4 , S 3 Q.29 1 2 Industrial Architecture Deconstruction 3 4 5 Radical Eclecticism International Style Neo Classical (B) P 5 , Q 4 , R 2 , S 1 (D) P 3 , Q 4 , R 1 , S 5 Match the Terms in Group I with their Definitions in Group II Group-I P Q R S Kinesthesia Anthropometry Ergonomics Biomimicry Group-II 1 2 3 4 5 (A) P 5 , Q 3 , R 4 , S 1 (C) P 4 , Q 1 , R 2 , S 5 AR Gothic Moorish Egyptian Byzantine Romanesque Measurement and study of size and proportions of human body Study of man machine interaction Study of past and present of the human race Study of human sensory experience during movement Imitation of models, systems and elements of nature (B) P 5 , Q 2 , R 4 , S 3 (D) P 4 , Q 1 , R 2 , S 3 4/9

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GATE 2015 Q.30 ARCHITECTURE- AR Match the following Urban Spaces in Group-I with their Names in Group-II P Group-I 1 Group-II Piazza del Campo, Sienna Q 2 Forum, Rome R 3 Trafalgar Square, London S 4 Agora, Athens 5 St. Peter s Square, Rome (A) P 4 , Q 1 , R 2 , S 3 (C) P 4 , Q 3 , R 1 , S 5 Q.31 (B) P 2 , Q 3 , R 1 , S 5 (D) P 2 , Q 1 , R 4 , S 3 Match the Terms in Group I with the appropriate Items in Group II Group-I P Q R S Toposheet Satellite Image Wavelength Scan Line (A) P 5 , Q 4 , R 2 , S 1 (C) P 2 , Q 1 , R 4 , S 5 AR Group-II 1 2 3 4 5 Path/Row Contour Focal Length Spectral Signature Bits/inch (B) P 5 , Q 1 , R 4 , S 3 (D) P 2 , Q 4 , R 1 , S 5 5/9

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GATE 2015 Q.32 ARCHITECTURE- AR Match the Concepts in Group I with their appropriate Explanation in Group II Group-I Group-II P Planned Unit Development 1 Q Infill Development 2 R Transit Oriented Development 3 S Mixed Use Development 4 5 (A) P 3 , Q 2 , R 5 , S 4 (C) P 2 , Q 1 , R 4 , S 5 Q.33 (B) P 3 , Q 1 , R 5 , S 4 (D) P 2 , Q 4 , R 1 , S 5 Particles of soil in descending order of grain size is (A) Gravel Sand Silt Clay (C) Sand Gravel Clay Silt Q.34 Development occurring on vacant or underused lots in otherwise built up areas Development providing a fair and equitable way to integrate peri-urban areas Developing a large area as a single entity merging zoning and subdivision control Development with compatible land uses integrating varied activities at different times of the day Development located within walking distance from mass transit stations along the corridor (B) Gravel Sand Clay Silt (D) Clay Gravel Sand Silt Match the Units in Group I with their Definitions in Group II Group-I P Q R S Hertz Lux Joule Newton (A) P 5 , Q 4 , R 2 , S 1 (C) P 2 , Q 3 , R 1 , S 4 Q.35 Group-II 1 2 3 4 5 (B) P 3 , Q 1 , R 5 , S 4 (D) P 2 , Q 3 , R 1 , S 5 Match the Energy Efficient Building Elements in Group-I with their associated Working Principles in Group-II Group-I P Q R S Solar Chimney Earth Air Tunnel Trombe Wall Chilled Slab (A) P 3 , Q 2 , R 4 , S 5 (C) P 3 , Q 5 , R 1 , S 2 AR Newton - meter Cycles / second Lumen / m2 Watt / ampere kg - meter / sec2 Group-II 1 2 3 4 5 Thermal Storage Radiant Cooling Stack Effect Cross Ventilation Geothermal Energy (B) P 5 , Q 2 , R 4 , S 3 (D) P 4 , Q 5 , R 1 , S 2 6/9

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GATE 2015 Q.36 ARCHITECTURE- AR Match the Vibrator Types in Group-I with their related Areas of Application in Group-II Group-I P Q R S Group-II Needle Vibrator Shutter Vibrator Surface Vibrator Table Vibrator 1 2 3 4 5 (A) P 1 , Q 5 , R 4 , S 3 (C) P 1 , Q 4 , R 2 , S 5 Q.37 (B) P 3 , Q 4 , R 1 , S 2 (D) P 3 , Q 5 , R 1 , S 2 Match the type of Temporary Structures in Group I with their corresponding Functions in Group II Group-I Group-II P Q Scaffolding Formwork 1 2 R S Shoring Underpinning 3 4 5 (A) P 2 , Q 4 , R 1 , S 5 (C) P 3 , Q 4 , R 5 , S 2 Q.38 To support unsafe structure To support platforms for workmen and materials height during construction Removal of water from pits Mould for RCC Structure Strengthening the existing foundation at raised (B) P 3 , Q 5 , R 1 , S 2 (D) P 2 , Q 3 , R 4 , S 5 Match following Scientific Names in Group I with their common Indian Names in Group II Group-I P Q R S Lagerstroemia speciosa Cassia fistula Azadarachta indica Acacia auriculiformis (A) P 2 , Q 4 , R 3 , S 5 (C) P 3 , Q 1 , R 4 , S 2 Q.39 Concrete Pavement Pre-cast Concrete Unit Beam-Column Junction Retaining Wall Slip Forming Group-II 1 2 3 4 5 Amaltas Neem Jarul Babul Peepal (B) P 5 , Q 3 , R 2 , S 4 (D) P 3 , Q 1 , R 2 , S 4 A man starts from his residence and uses the following modes in sequence to reach his office cycle rickshaw to railway station, then train to destination station, followed by auto-rickshaw to nearby bus stand and finally a bus to his office. Which of the following describes his sequence of transit usage? (A) Non Motorised Transit Paratransit Mass Transit Public Transit (B) Paratransit Public Transit Non Motorised Transit Mass Transit (C) Private Transit Public Transit Non Motorised Transit Mass Transit (D) Non Motorised Transit Mass Transit Paratransit Public Transit Q.40 PMGSY and JNNURM are two Indian Government programmes which deal with (A) rural road development and urban basic service improvement respectively (B) rural sanitation services and under-developed road maintenance respectively (C) peri-urban basic services and urban basic service improvement respectively (D) rural road development and urban transport development respectively AR 7/9

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GATE 2015 Q.41 ARCHITECTURE- AR Match the Planning Terms in Group I with their Descriptions in Group II. Group-I Group-II P Q Gentrification Urban core revitalization 1 2 R Urban sprawl 3 S Satellite town 4 5 (A) P 4 , Q 3 , R 5 , S 2 (C) P 1 , Q 5 , R 2 , S 3 Q.42 Haphazard and low density outward growth of urban area Primarily dormitory settlement with functional dependency on parent city Replacement of low income residents with high income population Physical and socio-economic revival of the inner-city Restricted development in an environmentally sensitive zone (B) P 3 , Q 4 , R 1 , S 5 (D) P 3 , Q 4 , R 1 , S 2 Match the Planning Concepts in Group I with their Corresponding Proponents in Group II Group-I P Q R S Broadacre city Radiant city Industrial town Arcosanti (A) P 1 , Q 4 , R 3 , S 5 (C) P 2 , Q 1 , R 3 , S 5 Group-II 1 Le Corbusier 2 F. L. Wright 3 Robert Owen 4 Henry Wright 5 Paolo Soleri (B) P 1 , Q 3 , R 5 , S 2 (D) P 2 , Q 1 , R 5 , S 4 Q.43 The housing stock of a town has total number of 9090 dwelling units. Present population of the town is 45,450. Assuming an average household size of 4.5, the housing shortage in percentage is _____________ Q.44 A hall is 15 m long and 12 m wide. If the sum of areas of the floor and ceiling is equal to the sum of the area of its four walls, then the volume of the hall in cubic meter is ____________________ Q.45 The actual roof area of a building is 3,60,000 sqm, which on a site plan measures 25 sqcm. The scale of the site plan is 1 : __________________ Q.46 If the annual net income from a commercial property is Rs 22,000/- and the interest rate is 8%, then the capitalized value in rupees of the property in perpetuity is ________________ Q.47 A five storied building is constructed on a 100 m x 50 m plot having ground coverage of 60% (option 1). Alternatively, a four storied building is constructed on the same plot with a 50% ground coverage (option 2). The ratio of FARs between options 1 and 2 is ________________ Q.48 If a roof is treated with a layer of thermal insulation material, the internal heat gain is reduced by 60%. The U-value of the roof slab (without thermal insulation) is 3 W m2 / C. Assuming a constant temperature difference between indoor and outdoor, the U-value of the thermal insulation layer in W m2 / C is ________________ Q.49 A simply supported beam having effective span of 5 meter is carrying a centrally concentrated load of 16 kN. The maximum bending moment in the beam in kN-m is ________ AR 8/9

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GATE 2015 ARCHITECTURE- AR Q.50 A landscaped garden with irregular profile and minor undulations, measuring 35,000 sqm, has a total surface area covered with 20% brick paving, 15% cement concrete paving, and rest with grass. The peak intensity of rainfall in that region is 70 mm/hr. The coefficient of runoff for brick paving, cement concrete paving and grass is 0.8, 0.9 and 0.5 respectively. The estimated quantity of runoff in cubic meter/hr for the entire garden area is _________________ Q.51 The number of standard cement bags required to prepare 1400 kg of concrete in the ratio of 1 : 2 : 4 (mixed by weight batching) is_________________ Q.52 A class room measuring 10 m (L) x 8 m (B) x 2.7 m (H) requires an illumination level of 500 lux on the desk level using 40 W fluorescent lamps with rated output of 5000 lumens each. Assuming utilization factor of 0.5 and maintenance factor of 0.8, the number of lamps required is ____________ Q.53 Area of tensile steel per meter width of a reinforced concrete slab is 335 sq mm. If 8 mm rods are used as reinforcement, then centre to centre spacing of the reinforcement in mm is ________ Q.54 The population of a town as per Census 2011 was 22,730 and the population as per census 2001 was 15,770. Considering arithmetic projection of growth, the projected population in 2016 will be _________________ Q.55 Two concrete mixers of capacity 200 liters each are used in a construction site to produce 20 cubic meter of concrete. Ingredient charging, mixing and discharge times are 3 minutes, 7 minutes and 1 minute respectively. Assuming a time loss of 5 minutes per hour of operation, the total time in hours for the mixers to produce the required amount of concrete will be ___________ END OF THE QUESTION PAPER AR 9/9

 

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