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# GATE 2016 : Architecture and Planning

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GATE 2016 General Aptitude - GA Set-4 Q. 1 Q. 5 carry one mark each. Q.1 An apple costs Rs. 10. An onion costs Rs. 8. Select the most suitable sentence with respect to grammar and usage. (A) The price of an apple is greater than an onion. (B) The price of an apple is more than onion. (C) The price of an apple is greater than that of an onion. (D) Apples are more costlier than onions. Q.2 The Buddha said, Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burnt. Select the word below which is closest in meaning to the word underlined above. (A) burning Q.3 (B) igniting (C) clutching (D) flinging M has a son Q and a daughter R. He has no other children. E is the mother of P and daughter-inlaw of M. How is P related to M? (A) P is the son-in-law of M. (C) P is the daughter-in law of M. Q.4 (B) P is the grandchild of M. (D) P is the grandfather of M. The number that least fits this set: (324, 441, 97 and 64) is ________. (A) 324 Q.5 (B) 441 (C) 97 (D) 64 It takes 10 s and 15 s, respectively, for two trains travelling at different constant speeds to completely pass a telegraph post. The length of the first train is 120 m and that of the second train is 150 m. The magnitude of the difference in the speeds of the two trains (in m/s) is ____________. (A) 2.0 (B) 10.0 (C) 12.0 (D) 22.0 1/3

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GATE 2016 General Ap ptitude - GA Set-4 4 Q. 6 Q. 10 carry tw wo marks each. Q.6 The e velocity V of a vehicl le along a st traight line is i measured in m/s and plotted as shown s with resp pect to time e in seconds. At the end d of the 7 seconds, s how w much will l the odome eter reading incr rease by (in m)? (A) ) 0 Q.7 (B) 3 (C) 4 (D) 5 The e overwhelm ming number r of people in nfected with h rabies in In ndia has been n flagged by y the World Hea alth Organiz zation as a so ource of con ncern. It is es stimated that t inoculating g 70% of pet ts and stray dog gs against rab bies can lead d to a signific cant reductio on in the num mber of peopl le infected with w rabies. Wh hich of the fo ollowing can be logically y inferred from m the above sentences? (A) ) The numb ber of people in India infe ected with ra abies is high. ) The number of people in other part ts of the world who are in nfected with rabies is low w. (B) (C) ) Rabies can n be eradicated in India by b vaccinatin ng 70% of str ray dogs. ) Stray dogs s are the main source of rabies r worldw wide. (D) Q.8 A flat f is shared by four first t year underg graduate stud dents. They agreed a to allo ow the oldest t of them to enjoy some ext tra space in the flat. Ma anu is two months m older r than Sravan n, who is th hree months you unger than Tr rideep. Pava an is one mon nth older than n Sravan. Who W should oc ccupy the ex xtra space in the flat? (A) ) Manu Q.9 (B) Sravan (C) Trideep (D) Pavan Fin nd the area bo ounded by th he lines 3x+2 2y=14, 2x-3y y=5 in the fir rst quadrant. (A) ) 14.95 (B) 15.25 (C) 15.70 (D) 20.35 2/3 3

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GATE 2016 Q.10 General Aptitude - GA Set-4 A straight line is fit to a data set (ln x, y). This line intercepts the abscissa at ln x = 0.1 and has a slope of 0.02. What is the value of y at x = 5 from the fit? (A) 0.030 (B) 0.014 (C) 0.014 (D) 0.030 END OF THE QUESTION PAPER 3/3

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GATE 2016 ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING Q. 1 Q. 25 carry one mark each. Q.1 Dharahara refers to (A) Concept of Vastu Shastra (B) Elevation feature of a Hindu Temple (C) Heritage tower at Kathmandu (D) Construction method of Buddhist Architecture Q.2 Mushroom Column is a typical feature of (A) Pantheon, Rome (C) Chrysler Building, New York Q.3 (B) Parthenon, Athens (D) Johnson Wax Building, Racine AMRUT , the new scheme launched by Government of India, stands for (A) Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (B) Atal Mission for Renewal of Urban Transportation (C) Atal Mission for Redevelopment of Urban Transportation (D) Atal Mission for Renewal and Urban Transformation Q.4 The concept of Dry Garden is associated with (A) Japanese Garden Q.5 (B) Chinese Garden (C) Mughal Garden (D) Egyptian Garden The concept of Transit Oriented Development (TOD) refers to (A) Transit oriented planning in institutional campuses (B) High density development along a mass transit corridor (C) Orienting residential blocks towards the transit in a gated community (D) Spatial design for persons with disabilities along a mass transit corridor Q.6 The components measuring Human Development Index (HDI) of a nation are (A) Life expectancy, Education and Per Capita Income (B) Life expectancy, Economy and Housing (C) Health, Development and Per Capita Income (D) Housing, Health and Hygiene Q.7 As per the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 2010, the extent of prohibited area beyond the demarcated protected area in meters is (A) 50 Q.8 (B) Black (C) Blue (D) Green (B) Disaster management (D) Water management In a flat slab, the load is transferred through (A) Beam action (C) Plate action AR (D) 500 Segregation at source is a concept associated with (A) Solid waste management (C) Traffic management Q.10 (C) 200 In CMYK colour model, K represents the colour (A) White Q.9 (B) 100 (B) Membrane action (D) Vector action 1/8

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GATE 2016 Q.11 ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING Map is an (A) Isometric projection (C) Axonometric projection Q.12 Indore Slum Networking Programme has been planned by (A) B. V. Doshi (C) Anil Laul Q.13 (B) Dulal Mukherjee (D) Himanshu Parikh Volume Zero is a film based on the architectural works of (A) Peter Eisenman (C) Daniel Libeskind Q.14 (B) Charles Correa (D) Roger Angers The unit of Thermal Conductivity of a material is (B) W/(m2 K) (D) m2 K/W (A) W/(m K) (C) m K/W Q.15 A semicircular niche in the wall of a mosque, towards the direction of Mecca is known as (A) Sahn Q.16 (B) Minbar (B) 1200 (D) Mihrab (C) 1500 (D) 1800 Summit Curve is a term associated with the design of (A) Roads and flyovers (C) Tensile fabric structures Q.18 (C) Qibla As per CPWD Guidelines and Space Standards for Barrier Free Built Environment, the minimum turning radius for a wheelchair in mm is (A) 900 Q.17 (B) Orthographic projection (D) Oblique projection (B) Escalators and elevators (D) Geodesic domes As per Census of India 2011, Nagar Panchayat refers to (A) Rural area surrounded by a growing city (B) Urban area within a panchayat (C) Rural area adjacent to a nagar (D) Urban area with a statutory local government Q.19 Statutory setback of a building depends on (A) Building height (C) Width of access road Q.20 (B) Property boundary (D) Ground coverage Super plasticizer is added in a concrete mix to (A) Reduce the water-cement ratio for a given workability (B) Increase the water-cement ratio for a given workability (C) Reduce the flow (D) Reduce the content of coarse aggregate Q.21 Shodhan House, Ahmedabad was designed by (A) Anant Raje (C) Louis I. Kahn AR (B) Le Corbusier (D) B. V. Doshi 2/8

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GATE 2016 Q.22 ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING Low-emissivity coating on a glazing unit (A) Increases the SHGC (C) Reduces the SHGC Q.23 (B) Increases the VLT (D) Increases the VLT and SHGC Spatial connectedness in GIS refers to (A) Tomography (B) Topography (C) Topiary (D) Topology Q.24 In a residential neighbourhood, the net area of residential plots is 50 percent of the total area. If the population is 8000, the ratio of net density to gross density of the neighbourhood is ________ Q.25 A hemispherical earth mound of 3 meter diameter is proposed to be constructed in a children s park. If the proportion of soil and sand for the construction is 3:2, the estimated volume of soil in cubic meters is ________ Q. 26 Q. 55 carry two marks each. Q.26 Match the ancient cities in Group I with their characteristic features in Group-II Group-I P Q R S Mohen-jo-daro Babylon Kahun Athens (A) P-3, Q-4, R-2, S-5 (C) P-3, Q-5, R-2, S-1 Q.27 Group-II 1 2 3 4 5 (B) P-4, Q-5, R-1, S-2 (D) P-4, Q-5, R-2, S-3 Match the water purification stages in Group-I with the corresponding items in Group-II Group-I P Q R S Coagulation Filtration Disinfection Softening (A) P-3, Q-4, R-1, S-5 (C) P-2, Q-3, R-5, S-4 Q.28 Group-II 1 2 3 4 5 Ammonium hydroxide Sodium Zeolite Alum Sand Chlorine (B) P-1, Q-4, R-3, S-2 (D) P-3, Q-4, R-5, S-2 Match the software tools in Group-I with their field of application in Group-II Group-I P Q R S Radiance Odeon Rayman Primavera (A) P-3, Q-4, R-5, S-1 (C) P-5, Q-4, R-1, S-2 AR Agora Enclosed Court Grid Iron Street Pattern Forum Hanging Garden Group-II 1 2 3 4 5 Outdoor thermal environment Construction management Air-flow analysis Acoustical design Lighting analysis (B) P-5, Q-3, R-1, S-2 (D) P-4, Q-1, R-2, S-5 3/8

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GATE 2016 Q.29 ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING Match the street layouts of ancient Indian settlements in Group I with their corresponding types in Group II Group-I Group-II P 1 Nandyavarta Q 2 Swastika R 3 Padmaka S 4 Chaturmukha 5 Karmukha (A) P-2, Q-4, R-3, S-5 (C) P-4, Q-3, R-5, S-1 Q.30 (B) P-2, Q-3, R-4, S-5 (D) P-4, Q-3, R-2, S-1 Associate the terms in Group-I with the building hardware in Group-II Group-I P Q R S Parliamentary Aldrop Panic Mortise (A) P-3, Q-1, R-2, S-4 (C) P-3, Q-4, R-1, S-2 Q.31 1 2 3 4 Bar Lock Hinge Bolt (B) P-2, Q-4, R-1, S-3 (D) P-2, Q-3, R-4, S-1 Hoop and meridional forces are associated with (A) Dome (C) Folded Plate AR Group-II (B) Truss (D) Space Frame 4/8

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GATE 2016 Q.32 ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING Match the Olympic stadia in Group-I with their Architects in Group-II Group-I P Q R S Palazzetto dello Sport, Rome Olympic Arena, Tokyo Bird s Nest, Beijing Olympia Stadion, Munich (A) P-5, Q-2, R-1, S-4 (C) P-2, Q-1, R-4, S-5 Q.33 Group-II 1 2 3 4 5 (B) P-5, Q-3, R-1, S-2 (D) P-2, Q-4, R-1, S-3 Match the terms in Group-I with the related terms in Group-II Group-I P Q R S Acquisition Planning permission Building plan sanction Mutation (A) P-5, Q-4, R-2, S-1 (C) P-3, Q-4, R-5, S-1 Q.34 Group-II 1 2 3 4 5 Associate the structural systems of Group-I with buildings in Group-II P Q R S Diagrid Outrigger truss Suspended floor Cable stayed (A) P-1, Q-2, R-3, S-5 (C) P-4, Q-2, R-3, S-1 Group-II 1 2 3 4 5 Associate the systems in Group-I with their applications in Group-II P Q R S Nisargruna Vortex-DEWAT Swale BIPV (A) P-4, Q-1, R-5, S-3 (C) P-3, Q-5, R-2, S-1 Group-II 1 2 3 4 5 Renewable energy generation Ground water recharge Solid waste management Desalination Waste water treatment (B) P-1, Q-2, R-5, S-4 (D) P-5, Q-4, R-2, S-1 Match the Houses in Group-I with their Architects in Group-II Group-I P Q R S Villa M ller, Prague Farnsworth House, Illinois Schr der House, Utrecht Dancing House, Prague (A) P-5, Q-2, R-4, S-1 (C) P-3, Q-2, R-5, S-4 AR Millennium Dome, London HSBC, Hong Kong Taipei 101, Taipei Hearst Tower, New York Sears Tower, Chicago (B) P-5, Q-3, R-4, S-1 (D) P-4, Q-3, R-2, S-1 Group-I Q.36 Ownership Construction Land cover Land use Land (B) P-5, Q-3, R-1, S-2 (D) P-5, Q-3, R-2, S-4 Group-I Q.35 Herzog & de Meuron Frei Otto Kenzo Tange Roger Taillibert P. L. Nervi Group-II 1 2 3 4 5 Frank Gehry Frank Lloyd Wright Adolf Loos Mies van der Rohe Gerrit Rietveld (B) P-3, Q-4, R-5, S-1 (D) P-5, Q-4, R-2, S-3 5/8

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GATE 2016 Q.37 ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING Match the Books in Group-I with their Authors in Group-II Group-I P Q R S Space, Time and Architecture The Social Logic of Space Timeless Way of Building Form, Space and Order (A) P-3, Q-4, R-1, S-5 (C) P-5, Q-4, R-2, S-3 Q.38 Group-II 1 2 3 4 5 Bill Hillier Christopher Alexander Rob Krier Sigfried Gideon Francis D. K. Ching (B) P-4, Q-3, R-1, S-2 (D) P-4, Q-1, R-2, S-5 Associate the green rating system in Group-I with the respective country in Group-II Group-I P Q R S CASBEE Green Mark GRIHA Estidama (A) P-2, Q-4, R-5, S-1 (C) P-3, Q-5, R-1, S-2 Q.39 Group-II 1 2 3 4 5 UAE China Japan Singapore India (B) P-4, Q-1, R-5, S-2 (D) P-3, Q-4, R-5, S-1 Match the instruments in Group-I with the corresponding usage in Group-II Group-I P Q R S Pyranometer Heliodon Total Station Anemometer (A) P-2, Q-1, R-5, S-3 (C) P-4, Q-1, R-5, S-3 Group-II 1 2 3 4 5 Shadow analysis Seismic intensity Wind velocity Solar radiation Land survey (B) P-4, Q-3, R-1, S-2 (D) P-1, Q-4, R-2, S-3 Q.40 As per URDPFI guidelines, the number of Equivalent Car Space (ECS) required to accommodate ten cars, sixteen scooters and forty bicycles will be______________ Q.41 A steel I-beam section is subjected to a bending moment of 96 kN-m. The moment of inertia of the beam section is 24,000 cm4. The bending stress at 100 mm above the neutral axis of the beam in MPa will be ____________ Q.42 A room is mechanically ventilated through four air-conditioning ducts. The opening area of each duct is 0.35 sqm. The air velocity in the duct is 0.5 m/s. The temperature difference between the ambient air and supply air is 10 C. Volumetric specific heat of air is 1250 J/m3 C. Assuming one Ton of refrigeration (TR) equals 3.5 kW, the cooling load of the room in TR will be _____________ AR 6/8

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GATE 2016 ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING Q.43 A CPM network of a construction project is given in the figure below. The activity durations are mentioned in weeks. The project completion time in weeks will be _____________ Q.44 For a room with dimensions 4m 3m 3m (L B H), the details of indoor acoustical treatment are as follows. Component Wall Ceiling Floor Percentage area 30 70 40 60 100 Absorption coefficient at 1000 Hz 0.4 0.1 0.6 0.1 0.1 The reverberation time in seconds at 1000 Hz is _______ Q.45 In 2001, the population and work force participation rate of a town were 30,000 and 30 percent respectively. The work force participation rate in the year 2011 increased to 34 percent. If the decadal population growth rate was 6 percent, the increase in the number of working people in the town in 2011 was __________ Q.46 In a 20 storey building with 3m floor to floor height, a passenger lift is hoisted by a steel rope. Weight of the lift car is 750 kg and ultimate load the steel rope can carry is 39,000 kg. Assuming a factor of safety of 20 for the steel rope and an average passenger weight of 75 kg, the passenger capacity of the lift is ____________ Q.47 One litre of acrylic paint can cover 16 sqm of wall area for the first coat and 24 sqm for the second coat. The walls of a lecture hall measuring 12m 8m 4m (L B H) need to be painted with two coats of this paint. The hall has total glazed fenestration area of 12 sqm. The number of 4 litre paint containers required will be __________ Q.48 A 250 mm 250 mm RCC column is reinforced with one percent steel. The permissible compressive stress of concrete and steel are 8 N/mm2 and 150 N/mm2 respectively. The axial load carrying capacity of the column in kN is _____________ Q.49 A solar photo-voltaic system is proposed to be installed at the roof top of a hostel. The cost of installation and the annual maintenance are INR 2,40,000 and INR 6000 respectively. It is expected to generate 600 kWh of electricity per month. Assume unit price of electricity as INR 5. Ignoring the discount rate, the payback period of the investment in years is____________ Q.50 A pump is installed in an apartment building to lift water from ground level to the roof top water tank with the capacity of 10,000 litres. Total head of lift is 18 m and pumping time is 30 minutes to fill the tank completely. Assuming acceleration due to gravity (g) as 10 m/sec2 and efficiency of the pump as 80 percent, the power requirement of the pump in kW will be __________ AR 7/8

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GATE 2016 ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING Q.51 In a housing project, the number of LIG, MIG and HIG units are in the ratio of 1:1:2. The ratio of areas of the units is 3:5:8. Assume unit cost of construction is same for all the three types. For a no profit no loss situation, if 10% discount is offered to LIG and MIG units on sale price, extra charge in percentage payable per HIG unit will be ____________ Q.52 The estimated number of bricks (unit size: 250 mm 125 mm 75 mm) for laying one course of a 250 mm thick brick wall using rat-trap bond for a running length of 3.9 meter will be ___________ Q.53 The difference in invert levels between two pits separated by a distance of 30 meter is one meter. An intermediate pit is required to be constructed at a distance of 18 meter from the pit at higher level. Maintaining the same slope, the difference in invert levels of the new pit and the pit at lower level in mm will be _________ Q.54 A four-storey building with equal areas in each floor is required to be designed on a plot with FAR of 2.0. If the FAR is increased to 2.2, the percentage increase in ground coverage utilizing full FAR in both cases will be ___________ Q.55 A lamp source of 3200 candela is mounted on a wall at a height of 2 meter from the work-plane. It subtends an angle of incidence of 60o with the center of the work plane. The illumination at the centre of the work plane in Lux is __________ END OF THE QUESTION PAPER AR 8/8

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