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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 1

Q. 1 – Q. 5 carry one mark each.

Q.

Choose the most appropriate word from the optios given below to complete the following sentence.

The principal presented the chief guest with a ________________, as token of appreciation.

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 2

Choose the appropriate word/ pharse, out of the four options given below, to complete the following sentence.

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 3

Choose the most similar in meaning to the given word.

Educe

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 4

Operators 

Find the value of  

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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 5

if logx(5/7) = -1/3, then the value of x is 

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 6

Q. 6 – Q. 10 carry Two mark each.

Q.

The following question presents a sentence, part of which is underlined. Beneath the sentence you find four ways of pharasing the underlined part. Following the requirements of the standard written english, select the answer that produces the most effective sentence.

Tuberculosis, together with its effect, "ranks one of the leading cause of death" in India

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 7

Read the following paragraph and choose the correct statement.

climate change has reduced human security and threatened human well being. An ignored reality of human progress is that human securiy largely depends upon environmental security. But on the contrary, human progress seems contradictory to environmental security. To keep up both at the required level is a challange to be addressed by one and all. One of the ways to curb the climate change may be suitable scientific innovations, while the other way may be the Gadhian perspective on small scale progress wih focus on sustainability.

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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 8

 

find the missing value.

 


Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 9

A cube of side 3 units is formed using a set of smaller cubes of side 1 unit. Find the proportion of the number of faces of the smaller cubes visible to those which are NOT visible.

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 10

Hummpty Dumpty sits on a wall every day while having lunch. the wall sometimes breaks. A person sitting on the wall falls if the wall breaks.

Which one of the statements below is logically valid and can be inferred from te above sentences.?

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 11

Q. 11 – Q. 25 carry one mark each.

Q.

A Housing Finance Institution in the private sector is

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 12

Which of the following statements regarding PERT is NOT true?

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 13

Damage of foundation due to ‘Soil Liquefaction’ is related to

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 14

Walls with high thermal inertia are suitable in which type of climate?

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 15

The ratio of town area to agricultural land area as suggested by Sir Ebenezer Howard in
‘Garden City’ concept is

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 16

A ‘Demolition Contract’ for a building is awarded to the

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 17

Bulking of sand is highest in

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 18

The Venice Charter (1964) led to the establishment of

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 19

The ratio between illumination at a working point indoor to total light available simultaneously
outdoor is known as

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 20

Which of the following vehicular traffic intersections converts all crossing into merging and
diverging sequences?

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 21

The process of spraying Polyester, Polyurethane, Acrylic and Epoxy Plastic, followed by heat
curing onto metals is called

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 22

The fundamental right pertaining to property ownership in India DOES NOT embrace:

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 23

Match the Elements in Group - I with their Applications in Group – II
Group – I                                                   Group – II
P Bracket                                                   1 Door
Q Baluster                                                 2 Dome
R Key stone                                              3 Cornice
S Holdfast                                                 4 Arch

                                                                   5 Staircase

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 24

Match the Buildings in Group-I with their Principal Architects in Group-II

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 25

A combination of colours forming an equilateral triangle in a Colour Wheel is called

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 26

Desire Line diagram helps in

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 27

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

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 28

Which of the following is a part of a studio apartment?

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 29

The Saturation level of a colour represents

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 30

Invert level of a pipe at a given cross section refers to the

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 31

The command DVIEW in AutoCAD permits to view

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 32

Match the Land use categories of Group – I with their respective Colour codes in Group – II
as per practice in India

Group – I                                Group – II
P Residential                          1 Red
Q Commercial                        2 Grey
R Industrial                             3 Blue
S Public / Semi-public         4 Violet
                                                 5 Yellow

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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 33

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 ____________________

 

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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 34

In a 50 meter section of a waste water pipe, if the gradient is 1 in 80, then the fall in millimeter is
_____________

 

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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 35

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 ________________


Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 36

Q. 36 – Q. 65 carry two marks each

Q.

Match the Monuments in Group-I with their Features in Group-II

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 37

Match the Monuments in Group-I with their Style of Architecture in Group-II

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 38

Match the Buildings in Group-I with their Style of Architecture in Group-II

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 39

Match the Terms in Group – I with their Definitions in Group – II

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 40

Match the following Urban Spaces in Group-I with their Names in Group-II

 

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 41

Match the Terms in Group – I with the appropriate Items in Group – II

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 42

Match the Concepts in Group – I with their appropriate Explanation in Group – II

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 43

Particles of soil in descending order of grain size is

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 44

Match the Units in Group – I with their Definitions in Group – II

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 45

Match the Energy Efficient Building Elements in Group-I with their associated Working
Principles in Group-II

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 46

Match the Vibrator Types in Group-I with their related Areas of Application in Group-II

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 47

Match the type of Temporary Structures in Group – I with their corresponding Functions in
Group – II

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 48

Match following Scientific Names in Group – I with their common Indian Names in Group – II

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 49

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?

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 50

PMGSY and JNNURM are two Indian Government programmes which deal with

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 51

Match the Planning Terms in Group – I with their Descriptions in Group – II.

 

Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 52

Match the Planning Concepts in Group – I with their Corresponding Proponents in Group – II

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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 53

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 __________________

 

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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 54

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 ____________________

 

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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 55

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 : __________________

 

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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 56

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 ________________

 

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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 57

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 ________________

 

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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 58

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 ________________

 

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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 59

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 ________

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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 60

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 _________________


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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 61

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_________________


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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 62

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
____________

 

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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 63

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 ________


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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 64

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 _____________________


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Architecture - AR 2015 GATE Paper (Practice Test) - Question 65

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 ___________


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