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2013 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING AR AR:ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING Duration: Three Hours Maximum Marks:100 Please read the following instructions carefully: General Instructions: 1. Total duration of examination is 180 minutes (3 hours). 2. The clock will be set at the server. The countdown timer in the top right corner of screen will display the remaining time available for you to complete the examination. When the timer reaches zero, the examination will end by itself. You will not be required to end or submit your examination. 3. The Question Palette displayed on the right side of screen will show the status of each question using one of the following symbols: You have not visited the question yet. You have not answered the question. You have answered the question. You have NOT answered the question, but have marked the question for review. You have answered the question, but marked it for review. The Marked for Review status for a question simply indicates that you would like to look at that question again. If a question is answered and Marked for Review, your answer for that question will be considered in the evaluation. Navigating to a Question 4. To answer a question, do the following: a. Click on the question number in the Question Palette to go to that question directly. b. Select an answer for a multiple choice type question. Use the virtual numeric keypad to enter a number as answer for a numerical type question. c. Click on Save and Next to save your answer for the current question and then go to the next question. d. Click on Mark for Review and Next to save your answer for the current question, mark it for review, and then go to the next question. e. Caution: Note that your answer for the current question will not be saved, if you navigate to another question directly by clicking on its question number. 5. You can view all the questions by clicking on the Question Paper button. Note that the options for multiple choice type questions will not be shown. AR 1/12

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2013 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING AR Answering a Question 6. Procedure for answering a multiple choice type question: a. To select your answer, click on the button of one of the options b. To deselect your chosen answer, click on the button of the chosen option again or click on the Clear Response button c. To change your chosen answer, click on the button of another option d. To save your answer, you MUST click on the Save and Next button e. To mark the question for review, click on the Mark for Review and Nextbutton. If an answer is selected for a question that is Marked for Review, that answer will be considered in the evaluation. 7. Procedure for answering a numerical answer type question: a. To enter a number as your answer, use the virtual numerical keypad b. A fraction (eg.,-0.3 or -.3) can be entered as an answer with or without 0 before the decimal point c. To clear your answer, click on the Clear Response button d. To save your answer, you MUST click on the Save and Nextbutton e. To mark the question for review, click on the Mark for Review and Nextbutton. If an answer is entered for a question that is Marked for Review, that answer will be considered in the evaluation. 8. To change your answer to a question that has already been answered, first select that question for answering and then follow the procedure for answering that type of question. 9. Note that ONLY Questions for which answers are saved or marked for review after answering will be considered for evaluation. AR 2/12

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2013 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING AR Paper specific instructions: 1. There are a total of 65 questions carrying 100 marks.Questions are of multiple choice type or numerical answer type. A multiple choice type question will have four choices for the answer with only one correct choice. For numerical answer type questions, the answer is a number and no choices will be given. A number as the answer should be entered using the virtual keyboard on the monitor. 2. Questions Q.1 Q.25 carry 1mark each. Questions Q.26 Q.55 carry 2marks each. The 2marks questions include two pairs of common data questions and two pairs of linked answer questions. The answer to the second question of the linked answer questions depends on the answer to the first question of the pair. If the first question in the linked pair is wrongly answered or is not attempted, then the answer to the second question in the pair will not be evaluated. 3. Questions Q.56 Q.65 belong to General Aptitude (GA) section and carry a total of 15 marks. Questions Q.56 Q.60 carry 1mark each, and questions Q.61 Q.65 carry 2marks each. 4. Questions not attempted will result in zero mark. Wrong answers for multiple choice type questions will result in NEGATIVE marks. For all 1 mark questions, mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. For all 2 marks questions, mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. However, in the case of the linked answer question pair, there will be negative marks only for wrong answer to the first question and no negative marks for wrong answer to the second question. There is no negative marking for questions of numerical answer type. 5. Calculator is allowed. Charts, graph sheets or tables are NOT allowed in the examination hall. 6. Do the rough work in the Scribble Pad provided. AR 3/12

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2013 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING AR Q. 1 Q. 25 carry one mark each. Q.1 In case of residential apartments, the effective floor area available for use within an apartment, is known as (A) Carpet Area (C) Plinth Area Q.2 (B) Built-up Area (D) Super Built-up Area Star Rating of an Air Conditioner is determined by its (A) Power Consumption (C) Cooling Capacity Q.3 (B) Energy Efficiency Ratio (D) Power of Compressor V7 concept given by Le Corbusier refers to (A) Neighbourhood Planning (C) Architecture Design Principle Q.4 In AUTOCAD, a line of infinite length in the direction defined by starting point and through point, is known as (A) RAY Q.5 (B) LINE (B) 10.5 (B) Swastika (B) Arcade (B) Floor Plans (B) Entropy (B) Rural Employment Generation (D) Rural Road Development (C) Architrave (D) Arbour (C) Title Deed (D) Land Cost (C) Succession (D) Evolution Gantt Chart DOES NOT provide information about (A) List of Jobs (C) Interdependency of Jobs AR (D) Sarvotabhadra The tendency of an ecosystem to maintain its balance by regulatory mechanisms when disrupted, is known as (A) Homeostasis Q.12 (C) Nandyavarta The information that is NOT essential to be submitted for sanction of any building plan is (A) Site Plan Q.11 (D) 12.5 Beam or lowest division of the entablature which extends from column to column, is known as (A) Arabesque Q.10 (C) 11.5 PMGSY, a programme of Government of India, deals with (A) Urban Employment Generation (C) Rural Electrification Q.9 (B) Anish Kapoor & Cecil Balmond (D) Richard Rogers & Renzo Piano The urban form of Srirangam town in Tamil Nadu refers to (A) Dandaka Q.8 (D) XLINE As per National Building Code 2005, the minimum size of a habitable room in m2 is (A) 9.5 Q.7 (C) PLINE Orbit Tower built at the London Olympic Park has been designed by (A) Foster & Partners (C) Zaha Hadid & Antony Gormley Q.6 (B) Housing Typologies (D) Hierarchy of Roads (B) Duration of Jobs (D) Progress of Work 4/12

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2013 Q.13 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING AR If threshold of hearing has a sound level of zero decibels and the sound level in a broadcasting studio is 100 times the threshold of hearing, its value in decibels would be (A) 0 Q.14 (B) 4:9 (B) Spirit of Times (B) Clarification (D) Infiltration (B) CASBEE (B) Sweeping (C) Filleting (D) Extruding (B) Demographic Survey (D) Origin & Destination Survey In GIS, the set of entities representing vector data type is (B) Pixel, Voxel (D) Coordinates, Elevation, Slope A common flowering shrub is (A) Tectona grandis AR (D) BREEAM Travel behavior characteristics of an urban area can be derived from (A) Point, Line, Polygon, TIN (C) DEM, DSM, DTM Q.25 (C) ENERGY BUILD In 3DS Max, smooth 3D surfaces, by blending a series of selected shape curves, can be created by (A) Parking Survey (C) Socio Economic Survey Q.24 (B) Charles Correa (D) I. M. Pei Identify which is NOT a green building rating system (A) Lofting Q.23 (B) Mudejar Architecture (D) Tudor Architecture Physiochemical process of removing micro-organisms, colour and turbidity from sullage and sewage is known as (A) LEED Q.22 (D) Semantic Associations National Ceremonial Plaza at Thimpu in Bhutan has been designed by (A) Putrefaction (C) Liquefaction Q.21 (C) Kinesthetics (B) Satellite Town (D) Vertical Neighborhood (A) Christopher Charles Benninger (C) Karan Grover Q.20 (B) Isosceles Triangle (D) Pentagon Wythenshawe and Becontree are examples of (A) Factory Town (C) Garden City Q.19 (D) 1.618:1 Alhambra, a UNESCO world heritage site, is classified as an example of (A) Moorish Architecture (C) Mozarabic Architecture Q.18 (C) 1:1.618 The term Zeitgist , used in contemporary architecture, refers to (A) Iconicity Q.17 (D) 100 The face of an Icosahedron is (A) Equilateral Triangle (C) Square Q.16 (C) 20 The width to height ratio of the front facade of Parthenon (without the pediment) is (A) 9:4 Q.15 (B) 10 (B) Mimusops elengi (C) Dalbergia sisso (D) Ixora coccinea 5/12

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2013 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING AR Q. 26 to Q. 55 carry two marks each. Q.26 The correct arrangement of the height of towers given below in descending order is P. Burj Khalifa, Dubai Q. Petronas Tower, Kuala Lumpur R. Taipei 101, Taiwan S. Bank of China Tower, Hong Kong (A) P, Q, R, S (C) P, R, S, Q Q.27 (B) P, Q, S, R (D) P, R, Q, S Match the buildings in Group I with their corresponding architects in Group II Group I Khalsa Heritage Complex, Anandpur Sahib Lisbon Ismaili Centre, Lisbon Neuroscience Centre, Cambridge, USA National Centre for Performing Arts, Mumbai P. Q. R. S. (A) P-2, Q-5, R-1, S-4 (C) P-4, Q-2, R-1, S-3 Q.28 (B) P-5, Q-3, R-2, S-1 (D) P-5, Q-2, R-1, S-4 The term Working head in context of water supply system means (A) (B) (C) (D) Height of a body of water falling freely under the force of gravity to acquire a certain velocity Rate of increase of velocity with respect to distance normal to the direction of flow Total head with deduction for velocity head or losses Difference between supply and delivery water levels In a theoretical traffic flow relationship, as shown in the figure given below, the slope of line OF joining point F on the curve and the origin O represents Traffic Flow (vehicles / hr) Q.29 Group II Philip Johnson Charles Correa Raj Rewal B. V. Doshi Moshe Safdie 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. F O Traffic density (vehicles / km) (A) Corresponding space mean speed (C) Travel time at corresponding density Q.30 Match the CAD terms in Group I with their corresponding functions in Group II P. Q. R. S. Group I Tiled viewport UCS DXF Extrude (A) P-4, Q-3, R-2, S-1 (C) P-5, Q-3, R-4, S-2 AR (B) Speed at maximum flow (D) Average headway at corresponding flow 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Group II Boolean operator Solid model Coordinate system Drawing interchange format Model space (B) P-2, Q-5, R-2, S-1 (D) P-3, Q-5, R-4, S-2 6/12

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2013 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING AR Q.31 Match the historic periods in Group I with their corresponding examples of towns in Group II P. Q. R. S. Group I Egyptian Greek Medieval Renaissance (A) P-3, Q-1, R-2, S-4 (C) P-4, Q-1, R-5, S-2 Q.32 Group I Public / Semipublic Industry Transportation Commercial (A) P-1, Q-3, R-2, S-5 (C) P-3, Q-4, R-5, S-2 (A) P-3, Q-4, R-1, S-5 (C) P-4, Q-3, R-5, S-2 (A) P-2, Q-3, R-5, S-1 (C) P-3, Q-5, R-2, S-1 (B) P-2, Q-1, R-3, S-4 (D) P-3, Q-1, R-2, S-4 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Group II Amos Rapoport Leo Jacobson and Ved Prakash Edmond Bacon Christopher Alexander Andreas Faludi (B) P-3, Q-1, R-2, S-5 (D) P-3, Q-4, R-1, S-2 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Group II Vijaynagara Chalukya Chola Pandya Pallava (B) P-5, Q-1, R-4, S-3 (D) P-5, Q-4, R-2, S-3 Match the theories in Group I with their corresponding propagators in Group II P. Q. R. S. Group I Choice theory of planning Connurbation Classical theory of land use Central place theory (A) P-2, Q-3, R-5, S-1 (C) P-4, Q-3, R-5, S-2 AR Group II Violet Grey Red Blue Yellow 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Match the temples in Group I with their corresponding historical periods in Group II Group I P. Vaikuntha Perumal Temple, Kancheepuram Q. Meenakshi Temple, Madurai R. Durga Temple, Aihole S. Brihadeshwara Temple, Thanjavur Q.35 (B) P-3, Q-1, R-4, S-5 (D) P-5, Q-1, R-3, S-2 Match the books in Group I with their corresponding authors in Group II Group I P. Design of Cities Q. On the Cultural Origin of Settlements R. Urbanization and National Development S. Planning Theory Q.34 Group II Miletus Montpazier Kahun Versailles Timgad Match the components of an Indian urban land use map in Group I with their corresponding colour codes as per UDPFI guidelines in Group II P. Q. R. S. Q.33 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Group II Paul Davidoff and T.A. Reiner Patrick Geddes Homer Hoyt Richard L. Meier Walter Christaller (B) P-1, Q-2, R-4, S-5 (D) P-5, Q-4, R-3, S-2 7/12

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2013 Q.36 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING AR Match the buildings in Group I with their corresponding structural feature in Group II P. Q. R. S. Group I Yokohama Port Terminal, Yokohama Stanstead Airport, London TWA Terminal, New York Montreal Biosphere, Montreal 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. (A) P-4, Q-3, R-2, S-1 (C) P-4, Q-3, R-5, S-2 Q.37 Group I First Five Year Plan Fourth Five Year Plan Seventh Five Year Plan Tenth Five Year Plan (A) P-5,Q-2,R-4,S-3 (C) P-4,Q-1, R-2, S-5 Group I Lancelot Capability Brown Andre Le Notre Joseph Paxton Frederick Law Olmstead (A) P-3,Q-1, R-4, S-2 (C) P-3,Q-1, R-2, S-5 Group I Autotroph Heterotroph Chemotroph Saprophyte (A) P-5, Q-4, R-1, S-2 (C) P-1, Q-2, R-4, S-5 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Group II The Well-tempered Garden Kew Garden Versailles Garden Crystal Palace Central Park (B) P-5, Q-3, R-4, S-2 (D) P-2,Q-3, R-4, S-5 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Group II Nitrifying Bacteria Grasshopper Grass Vulture Fungus (B) P-2, Q-1, R-5, S-4 (D) P-3, Q-2, R-1, S-5 Match the concepts in Group I with their corresponding authors in Group II P. Q. R. S. Group I Proxemics Theory Serial Vision Urban Imageability Defensible Space (A) P-2, Q-1, R-5, S-3 (C) P-4, Q-1, R-5, S-2 AR (B) P-2,Q-1,R-4,S-3 (D) P-1,Q-2,R-3,S-5 Match the organism type from Group I with the appropriate example from Group II P. Q. R. S. Q.40 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Group II Formation of HUDCO Establishment of TCPO Introduction of JNNURM Announcement of National Housing Policy Passing of Urban Land Ceiling and Regulation Act Match the landscape designers listed under Group I with their appropriate contribution from Group II P. Q. R. S. Q.39 (B) P-2, Q-1, R-3, S-4 (D) P-5, Q-3, R-4, S-2 Match the Five Year Plans listed under Group I with their corresponding feature from Group II P. Q. R. S. Q.38 Group II Geodesic Dome Shell Structure Space Frame Folded Steel Plate Structure Pneumatic Structure 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Group II Gordon Cullen Edward T. Hall Oscar Newman Paul Zucker Kevin Lynch (B) P-2, Q-1, R-3, S-4 (D) P-3, Q-5, R-2, S-1 8/12

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2013 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING AR Q.41 If the area coverage of one sprinkler is 20 m2, with a maximum and minimum spacing of 4.6 m and 1.8 m respectively, the minimum number of sprinklers required to be arranged in a regular orthogonal grid to cover the area of a 15 m x 20 m room would be _______. Q.42 If the slope of a hipped roof is 60 degrees and height of the roof is 3 m, span of the room, in m, would be _______. Q.43 Volume of coarse aggregate in m3 present in 1.0 m3 of 1 : 1.5 : 3 concrete mix made by volume batching is _______. Q.44 A tank of internal dimension 3 m x 5 m x 4 m (Length x Breadth x Height) has 200 mm thick brick wall on all sides. Volume of brickwork in m3 would be _______. Q.45 Flux emitted from a 1cd light source in all directions, in lumens, would be _______. Q.46 50 Hectare of residential sector has 65% buildable area. The FAR of the buildable area is 1.5. Within the residential sector, 60% of dwelling units are of area 100 m2 each and 40% of the dwelling units are of area 80 m2 each. The gross residential density, in dwelling units per Hectare, would be _______. Q.47 In the given project network diagram, the total slack for job A in days would be _______. Common Data Questions Common Data for Questions 48 and 49: The scale of a contour map is 1:10,000 and the contour interval is 5 m. Distance between two given points on the map is 2 cm and the elevation difference between the two given points is 10 m. Q.48 The actual distance between the two given points in m would be (A) 2 Q.49 (C) 200 (D) 2000 The slope between two given points in percentage is (A) 5 AR (B) 20 (B) 10 (C) 15 (D) 20 9/12

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2013 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING AR Common Data for Questions 50 and 51: A point load of 3kN acts at mid-span of a 4 m long cantilever beam as shown in figure below. Q.50 Shearing force at free end in kN is (A) 0 Q.51 (B) 3 (C) 6 (D) 12 (C) 4 (D) 6 Bending moment at mid-span in kNm is (A) 0 (B) 2 Linked Answer Questions Statement for Linked Answer Questions 52 and 53: Cost of a new building is Rs 10,00,000 and its scrap value after 50 years is Rs. 1,00,000. Using straight line method Q.52 The annual depreciation of the building in Rs. would be (A) 10,000 Q.53 (B) 15,000 (C) 18,000 (D) 20,000 (C) 6,00,000 (D) 8,20,000 The book value after 10 years in Rs. would be (A) 1,80,000 (B) 3,60,000 Statement for Linked Answer Questions 54 and 55: A room of size 100 m2 is illuminated by 10 lamps of 40 W having a luminous efficacy of 50 lm/W. Q.54 Total flux emitted by the lamps in lumens would be (A) 2,000 Q.55 (B) 5,000 (C) 10,000 (D) 20,000 If utilization factor is 0.5, at a working height of 90 cm above the floor level, the illumination in lux would be (A) 100 (B) 200 (C) 500 (D) 1000 General Aptitude (GA) Questions Q. 56 Q. 60 carry one mark each. Q.56 A number is as much greater than 75 as it is smaller than 117. The number is: (A) 91 AR (B) 93 (C) 89 (D) 96 10/12

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2013 Q.57 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING AR The professor ordered to the students to go out of the class. I II III IV Which of the above underlined parts of the sentence is grammatically incorrect? (A) I Q.58 (B) II (C) III (D) IV Which of the following options is the closest in meaning to the word given below: Primeval (A) Modern (C) Primitive Q.59 (B) Historic (D) Antique Friendship, no matter how _________it is, has its limitations. (A) cordial (B) intimate (C) secret (D) pleasant Q.60 Select the pair that best expresses a relationship similar to that expressed in the pair: Medicine: Health (A) Science: Experiment (C) Education: Knowledge (B) Wealth: Peace (D) Money: Happiness Q. 61 to Q. 65 carry two marks each. Q.61 X and Y are two positive real numbers such that following values of the function and . For which of the will give maximum value? (A) (4/3, 10/3) (B) (8/3, 20/3) (C) (8/3, 10/3) (D) (4/3, 20/3) Q.62 If (A) 2, 1/3 AR then the values of (B) 1/2, 3 is: (C) 3/2, 9 (D) 2/3, 9 11/12

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2013 Q.63 ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING AR Following table provides figures (in rupees) on annual expenditure of a firm for two years - 2010 and 2011. Category 2010 2011 Raw material 5200 6240 Power & fuel 7000 9450 Salary & wages 9000 12600 Plant & machinery 20000 25000 Advertising 15000 19500 Research & Development 22000 26400 In 2011, which of the following two categories have registered increase by same percentage? (A) Raw material and Salary & wages (B) Salary & wages and Advertising (C) Power & fuel and Advertising (D) Raw material and Research & Development Q.64 A firm is selling its product at Rs. 60 per unit. The total cost of production is Rs. 100 and firm is earning total profit of Rs. 500. Later, the total cost increased by 30%. By what percentage the price should be increased to maintained the same profit level. (A) 5 Q.65 (B) 10 (C) 15 (D) 30 Abhishek is elder to Savar. Savar is younger to Anshul. Which of the given conclusions is logically valid and is inferred from the above statements? (A) Abhishek is elder to Anshul (B) Anshul is elder to Abhishek (C) Abhishek and Anshul are of the same age (D) No conclusion follows END OF THE QUESTION PAPER AR 12/12

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GATE 2013 : Answer keys for AR - Architecture and Planning Paper Q.No Key(s)/Value(s) Paper Q.No Key(s)/Value(s) AR 1 A AR 36 A AR 2 B AR 37 B AR 3 D AR 38 D AR 4 A AR 39 D AR 5 B AR 40 A AR 6 A AR 41 20 AR 7 D AR 42 3.4 to 3.6 AR 8 D AR 43 0.5 to 0.6 AR 9 C AR 44 13 to 14 AR 10 D AR 45 12 to 13 AR 11 A AR 46 105 to 107 AR 12 C AR 47 1 AR 13 C AR 48 C AR 14 A AR 49 A AR 15 A AR 50 A AR 16 B AR 51 A AR 17 A AR 52 C AR 18 B AR 53 D AR 19 A AR 54 D AR 20 Marks to All AR 55 A AR 21 C AR 56 D AR 22 A AR 57 B AR 23 D AR 58 C AR 24 A AR 59 B AR 25 D AR 60 C AR 26 D AR 61 A AR 27 B AR 62 B AR 28 D AR 63 D AR 29 A AR 64 A AR 30 C AR 65 D AR 31 A AR 32 D AR 33 B AR 34 D AR 35 Marks to All

 

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