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GATE 2014 SET- 1 General Aptitude -GA Q. 1 Q. 5 carry one mark each. Q.1 A student is required to demonstrate a high level of comprehension of the subject, especially in the social sciences. The word closest in meaning to comprehension is (A) understanding Q.2 (B) meaning (C) concentration (D) stability Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence. One of his biggest ______ was his ability to forgive. Q.3 (B) virtues (C) choices (D) strength 20 14 (A) vice Rajan was not happy that Sajan decided to do the project on his own. On observing his unhappiness, Sajan explained to Rajan that he preferred to work independently. Which one of the statements below is logically valid and can be inferred from the above sentences? (A) Rajan has decided to work only in a group. (B) Rajan and Sajan were formed into a group against their wishes. (C) Sajan had decided to give in to Rajan s request to work with him. (D) Rajan had believed that Sajan and he would be working together. Q.4 If y = 5x2 + 3, then the tangent at x = 0, y = 3 (A) passes through x = 0, y = 0 (C) is parallel to the x-axis E A foundry has a fixed daily cost of Rs 50,000 whenever it operates and a variable cost of Rs 800Q, where Q is the daily production in tonnes. What is the cost of production in Rs per tonne for a daily production of 100 tonnes? G AT Q.5 (B) has a slope of +1 (D) has a slope of 1 Q. 6 Q. 10 carry two marks each. Q.6 Find the odd one in the following group: ALRVX, EPVZB, ITZDF, OYEIK (A) ALRVX Q.7 (C) ITZDF (D) OYEIK Anuj, Bhola, Chandan, Dilip, Eswar and Faisal live on different floors in a six-storeyed building (the ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it 2, and so on). Anuj lives on an even-numbered floor. Bhola does not live on an odd numbered floor. Chandan does not live on any of the floors below Faisal s floor. Dilip does not live on floor number 2. Eswar does not live on a floor immediately above or immediately below Bhola. Faisal lives three floors above Dilip. Which of the following floor-person combinations is correct? (A) (B) (C) (D) GA (B) EPVZB Anuj 6 2 4 2 Bhola 2 6 2 4 Chandan 5 5 6 6 Dilip 1 1 3 1 Eswar 3 3 1 3 Faisal 4 4 5 5 1/2

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GATE 2014 SET- 1 General Aptitude -GA Q.8 The smallest angle of a triangle is equal to two thirds of the smallest angle of a quadrilateral. The ratio between the angles of the quadrilateral is 3:4:5:6. The largest angle of the triangle is twice its smallest angle. What is the sum, in degrees, of the second largest angle of the triangle and the largest angle of the quadrilateral? Q.9 One percent of the people of country X are taller than 6 ft. Two percent of the people of country Y are taller than 6 ft. There are thrice as many people in country X as in country Y. Taking both countries together, what is the percentage of people taller than 6 ft? (A) 3.0 (C) 1.5 (D) 1.25 The monthly rainfall chart based on 50 years of rainfall in Agra is shown in the following figure. Which of the following are true? (k percentile is the value such that k percent of the data fall below that value) E 20 14 Q.10 (B) 2.5 G AT (i) On average, it rains more in July than in December (ii) Every year, the amount of rainfall in August is more than that in January (iii) July rainfall can be estimated with better confidence than February rainfall (iv) In August, there is at least 500 mm of rainfall (A) (i) and (ii) (C) (ii) and (iii) (B) (i) and (iii) (D) (iii) and (iv) END OF THE QUESTION PAPER GA 2/2

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GATE 2014 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING - AR Q. 1 Q. 25 carry one mark each. Q.1 Toothing is a construction technique used in (A) Wood construction (C) Reinforced cement concrete construction Q.2 (B) Steel construction (D) Brick masonry Skeleton and Skin concept in building design and construction evolved during the (A) Roman period (C) Gothic period (D) Greek period (A) 6.0 Q.4 (D) Arata Isozaki (C) Three directions (D) Four directions E (B) Two directions (C) Rem Koolhaas (B) Kisho Kurokawa (C) Tadao Ando (D) I M Pei (G In AutoCAD, the maximum number of points which can be snapped in a circle using OSNAP command is (A) 1 Q.8 (D) 8.0 Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum in Japan has been designed by (A) Kenzo Tange Q.7 (B) Toyo Ito Hip roof is formed by surfaces sloping in (A) One direction Q.6 (C) 7.0 Pritzker Architecture Prize 2013 has been awarded to (A) Mario Botta Q.5 (B) 6.5 20 14 ) As per the IRC standards, the minimum width (in m) of a two lane urban carriageway without a raised kerb is AT Q.3 (B) Renaissance period (B) 3 (C) 4 (D) 5 Development authorities in India are established under the provision of (B) 74th Constitutional Amendment Act (C) Town and Country Planning Act (D) Land Acquisition Act AR (A) Municipal Act Q.9 In escalators, the angle of inclination with the horizontal plane should be in the range of (A) 10 20 Q.10 (C) 30 35 (D) 35 45 As per the Census of India 2011, Metropolitan Urban Agglomeration is a contiguous spread of several urban settlements where the minimum population size (in Lakh) is (A) One AR (B) 20 30 (B) Five (C) Ten (D) Fifty 1/9

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GATE 2014 Q.11 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING - AR BEES is an acronym for (A) Building for Environmental and Economic Sustainability (B) Built Environment and Ecological Society (C) Building for Energy and Environment Sustainability (D) Built Environment and Engineering Services Q.12 In a single-stack system of plumbing (A) All the appliances and traps are fully ventilated (C) Anti-siphonage pipes are omitted 20 14 ) (B) Only WC branches are connected with anti-siphonage pipes (D) Only the stack is vented above the branch connection at each floor level The maximum bending moment (kNm) in a simply supported beam of 8 m span subjected to a uniformly distributed load of 20 kN/m (inclusive of its self-weight) over the entire span is (A) 40 Q.14 (B) 160 (C) 30 - 40 AT (B) 20 - 30 (D) 40 - 50 As per the National Building Code, the minimum width (in m) of a staircase flight in an educational building above 24 m height should be (B) 1.5 (G (A) 1.0 Q.16 (D) 380 Criteria for background noise (in NC) in hospitals and apartments is (A) 10 - 20 Q.15 (C) 240 E Q.13 (C) 2.0 (D) 2.5 Among the following, the one that is NOT a land assembly technique is (B) Accommodation Reservation (C) Town Planning Scheme (D) Transfer of Development Right AR (A) Land Use Zoning Q.17 The Grand Gallery in Egyptian Architecture is provided only at (A) Great Pyramid Q.18 (B) Temple (C) Mastaba (D) Bent Pyramid In the Taipei 101 building, the steel sphere as TMD (Tuned Mass Damper) is suspended to reduce horizontal sway due to (A) Settlement & Wind Load (C) Seismic & Geothermal Load Q.19 (B) Wind & Geothermal Load (D) Seismic & Wind Load Finger Plan concept of urban planning was initially adopted in (A) Canberra (C) Copenhagen AR (B) Paris (D) Tokyo 2/9

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GATE 2014 Q.20 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING - AR The most important property of concrete in its fresh state is (A) Compressive strength (C) Elastic modulus Q.21 (B) Tensile strength (D) Workability An element constructed at intervals along the length of a wall to stabilize it against overturning is (A) Barrel Vault Q.22 (B) Pilaster (C) Squinch Arch (D) Buttress Landscape design of Shakti Sthal, the Samadhi of late Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi, was done by architect (B) Mohammad Shaheer (C) Ravindra Bhan (D) Raj Rewal (A) Land Service House Occupant (C) Occupant Land Service House Q.23 20 14 ) (A) Ram Sharma (D) Land Occupant House Service Horizontally Wedge-shaped Treads in stairways are termed as (A) Stringers (D) Newel The sequence of development in a Site-and-Services scheme is (B) Occupant Land House Service Which of the following is NOT a classical spatial theory of land use planning? AT Q.25 (C) Scotia E Q.24 (B) Winders (B) Multiple Nuclei Theory (C) Centripetal Theory (D) Sector Theory AR (G (A) Concentric Zone theory AR 3/9

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GATE 2014 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING - AR Q. 26 Q. 55 carry two marks each. Q.26 A housing project is proposed to be designed in a plot of 2 hectare. Maximum permissible FAR is 2. The share of the numbers of dwelling units (DU) for MIG, LIG and EWS is 1:2:3 having sizes of 55, 35 and 25 sq.m respectively. The maximum number of DU which can be accommodated in the plot is _______________ Q.27 Arrange the following in ascending order of width P. Collector Street R. Local Street S. Sub-Arterial Road (A) P, Q, S, R Q.28 (B) R, P, S, Q (C) Q, S, R, P (D) Q, S, P, R Out of the following, the maximum points in the LEED (New construction) rating system can be earned through (A) Sustainable Sites (B) Water Efficiency (D) Energy and Atmosphere E (C) Materials and Resources Which of the following is NOT a mechanism of bond resistance in reinforced concrete? AT Q.29 20 14 ) Q. Arterial Road (A) Chemical adhesion (B) Friction (C) Mechanical interlock (D) Aggregate interlock A neighborhood has 250 units of 80 sq.m each and 200 units of 100 sq.m each. If the mandatory parking requirement is one per 100 sq.m of built space then, the total area(sq.m) required for parking considering 30 percent additional area for circulation is ________________ Q.31 A brick wall 19 cm thick has a thermal conductivity 0.811 W/m C. The outside and inside surface conductance of the wall are 16 W/m2 C and 8 W/m2 C respectively, then the U-value of the wall in W/m2 C is ____________ AR (G Q.30 Q.32 Match the contemporary buildings in Group I with their architects in Group II Group I Group II P. Vitra Design Museum, Basel 1. Adrian Smith Q. Turning Torso, Malm 2. Jean Nouvel R. Burj Khalifa, Dubai 3. Herzog de Meuron S. Tate Modern, London 4. Santiago Calatrava 5. Frank O Gehry (A) P-3, Q-4, R-2, S-5 (C) P-5, Q-3, R-1, S-2 AR (B) P-5, Q-4, R-1, S-3 (D) P-5, Q-3, R-2, S-1 4/9

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GATE 2014 Q.33 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING - AR From the following cost components of a building construction project which is not a direct cost combination? P. Labour cost Q. Equipment cost R. Material cost S. Establishment cost T. Supervision cost (B) Q and R (C) P and R (D) S and T 20 14 ) (A) P and Q Q.34 A house located in Delhi has 111 m2 of flat terrace area (runoff coefficient = 0.85) and 55 m2 of ground area covered with grass (runoff coefficient = 0.15). If annual average rainfall is 611.8 mm, then rain water harvesting potential (L/year) from runoff will be ______________ Q.35 Match the elements in Group I with the structures in Group II Group I Group II Harmika 1. Dilwara Temple, Mount Abu Q. Sixteen Vidyadevis 2. Sun Temple, Modhera R. Lat pillar 3. Stupa of Sanchi S. Urushringa 4. Lauriya, Nandangarh 5. Great Kailash Temple, Ellora AT E P. (B) P-1, Q-2, R-4, S-3 (C) P-3, Q-5, R-4, S-2 (D) P-3, Q-1, R-4, S-2 (G (A) P-5, Q-1, R-4, S-3 At a site, based on percolation test, the allowable rate of treated sewage application was determined as 65 L/m2/day. The effective depth (m) of a soak pit with a diameter of 2.5 m for the disposal of 1020 L/day of septic tank effluent is ______________ Q.37 Match the AutoCAD command in Group I with their functions in Group II AR Q.36 Group I Group II P. OOPS 1. Creates solid lines Q. RAY 2. Restores an erased drawing R. TRACE 3. Manages customized user interface elements S. CUI 4. Creates semi-infinite line 5. Creates a five sided 3D solid with a sloped face tapering along the X axis (A) P-1, Q-3, R-2, S-5 (C) P-2, Q-1, R-3, S-4 AR (B) P-2, Q-4, R-1, S-3 (D) P-1, Q-2, R-3, S-4 5/9

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GATE 2014 Q.38 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING - AR Match the bridges in Group I with their structure type in Group II Group I Group II P. Harbour Bridge, Sydney 1. Simply Supported Q. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco 2. Cable Stayed R. Howrah Bridge, Kolkata 3. Arch S. Millau Viaduct, Millau 4. Suspension 5. Cantilever (C) P-2, Q-3, R-4, S-5 Q.39 (B) P-5, Q-1, R-4, S-3 (D) P-1, Q-2, R-3, S-4 20 14 ) (A) P-3, Q-4, R-5, S-2 The arithmetic average value of the sound absorption coefficient for a specific material and particular mounting condition for four frequencies is (A) Transmission coefficient (C) Absorption coefficient (B) Noise reduction coefficient (D) Reflection coefficient A single span simply supported reinforced concrete beam (250 mm wide and 480 mm effective depth) is subjected to a concentrated load of 120 kN at its mid-span. Neglecting self-weight of the beam, the nominal shear stress (MPa) at the support section is ______________ Q.41 The optimistic time, the pessimistic time and the most likely time of a job are 6, 13 and 8 days respectively. The variance for this job is _______________ Q.42 A refuse collection system consisting of two chutes is to be provided in a 20 storied residential building with 2 flats/floor (average family size = 5) and with each chute serving one flat on each floor. Average quantity of refuse and its density are 880 g/person/day and 240 kg/m3 respectively. If the cleaning interval is two days, then the minimum size of the refuse container (litre) at the bottom of each chute is _______________ AR (G AT E Q.40 Q.43 Match the features in Group I with their architectural periods in Group II Group I Group II P. Caryatids 1. Roman Q. Hypocaust 2. Gothic R. Pylons 3. Greek S. Lofty Pinnacles 4. Egyptian 5. Romanesque (A) P-1, Q-5, R-4, S-2 (C) P-3, Q-2, R-5, S-4 AR (B) P-5, Q-1, R-3, S-2 (D) P-3, Q-1, R-4, S-2 6/9

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GATE 2014 Q.44 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING - AR Match the following terminologies in Group I with their descriptions in Group II Group I Group II Pruning 1. Useful in reproducing plants that would not breed true if propagated by seed Q. Topiary 2. A live bud from a desired plant inserted into a host plant R. Grafting 3. Cutting of evergreen shrubs into abstract or geometric shapes S. Budding 4. Trimming and cutting of lawns 5. Selective cutting of plant branches for better growth (A) P-5, Q-3, R-4, S-2 (C) P-3, Q-4, R-1, S-2 20 14 ) P. (B) P-2, Q-3, R-1, S-5 (D) P-5, Q-3, R-1, S-2 In a dance hall the indoor and outdoor temperatures are 28 C and 18 C respectively. There is an internal heat gain of 5 kW and the specific heat of air (on volume basis) is 1300 J/m3 C, then the necessary cross sectional area (m2) of a duct with an air velocity of 2 m/s required for cooling by ventilation is ____________ Q.46 Assuming full compaction, strength of concrete is inversely proportional to (A) Water - cement ratio Q.47 (B) Water - sand ratio (D) Water - plasticiser ratio AT (C) Water - coarse aggregate ratio E Q.45 Match the terms in Group I with their examples in Group II Group I Q. R. 1. Boardwalk, Atlantic City Universal design 2. Minneapolis, USA Promenading 3. Broadway Theatre District, New York Skyway system 4. Pruitt Igoe Housing, St. Louis, Missouri 5. Curitiba, Brazil AR S. Incentive zoning (G P. Group II (A) P-5, Q-3, R-2, S-1 (C) P-3, Q-5, R-4, S-2 Q.48 AR (B) P-4, Q-5, R-1, S-3 (D) P-3, Q-5, R-1, S-2 If yield stress of steel is 415 MPa, then strain in tensile reinforcement at the limit state of collapse shall be at least _____________. For steel, the Young s Modulus, E = 2 X 105 MPa. 7/9

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GATE 2014 Q.49 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING - AR Match the books in Group I with their authors in Group II Group I Group II P. Architecture Now! 1. Ian Mc Harg Q. Intentions in Architecture 2. Robert Venturi R. Design with Nature 3. Christopher Alexander S. Complexity & Contradictions in Architecture 4. Philip Jodidio 5. Christian Norberg Schulz (C) P-2, Q-3, R-1, S-5 Q.50 (B) P-4, Q-5, R-1, S-2 (D) P-3, Q-1, R-4, S-2 20 14 ) (A) P-2, Q-3, R-4, S-1 Match the common names of the trees in Group I with their botanical names in Group II Group I Group II Gulmohar 1. Q. Palash R. Indian Mahogany S. Banyan 2. 3. Delonix Regia Toona Ciliata 5. Butea Monosperma (B) P-4, Q-5, R-2, S-1 (D) P-3, Q-1, R-5, S-2 AT (C) P-3, Q-5, R-4, S-2 Ficus Benghalensis 4. (A) P-5, Q-3, R-4, S-2 Dalbergia Sissoo E P. A room of internal dimension 4m x 5m x 3.5m (LxBxH) has 20 cm thick walls and two doors of size 1m x 2m. The required area of Damp Proof Course (sq.m) is _____________ Q.52 A load of 30 kN is applied vertically downward at the free end of a cantilever of span 5 m. If the elastic modulus of the cantilever is 30 GPa and the section has a width of 0.3 m and a depth of 0.6 m, then, the elastic deflection (in mm) is ______________ AR (G Q.51 Q.53 Associate the plans in Group I with the options in Group II Group I Group II P. City Development Plan 1. PMGSY Q. Slum Free City Plan 2. JNNURM R. Transport Network Plan 3. RAY S. Disaster Management Plan 4. NDMA 5. RSVY (A) P-2, Q-3, R-1, S-4 (C) P-1, Q-3, R-2, S-5 AR (B) P-2, Q-1, R-5, S-4 (D) P-3, Q-2, R-1, S-4 8/9

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GATE 2014 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING - AR Q.54 The capacity of a hall is 600 persons and its volume is 3000 cu.m. If an optimum reverberation time of 1.0 second is to be achieved then the required total absorption (m2sabine) is _____________ Q.55 A solid straight steel rod of diameter 100 mm is bent in single curvature into a circular arc by a moment of 50 kNm applied at its ends. If elastic modulus, E, for steel is 2 x 105 MPa, the radius of curvature (mm) of the arc assuming =3.14 is _____________ AR (G AT E 20 14 ) END OF THE QUESTION PAPER AR 9/9

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