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GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 1

It is _______ to read this year’s textbook _____ the last year’s.

Detailed Solution for GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 1

It is a comparative degree, so the right option is (A)
It is easier to read this year’s textbook than the last year’s.

GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 2

Leela is older than her cousin Pavithra. Pavithra's brother Shiva is older than Leela.
When Pavithra and Shiva are visiting Leela, all three like to play chess. Pavithra wins more often than Leela does.
Which one of the following statements must be TRUE based on the above?

Detailed Solution for GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 2

From given data, the following arrangement is possible Shiva Leela Pavithra Among four alternatives.
Shiva > Leela >Pavithra
Pavithra is the youngest.
Option D.

GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 3

Choose the appropriate word/phrase, out of the four options given below, to complete the following sentence: Frogs ______.

Detailed Solution for GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 3

Frogs make ‘croak’ sound.

GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 4

S, M, E and F are working in shifts in a team to finish a project. M works with twice the efficiency of others but for half as many days as E worked. S and M have 6 hour shifts in a day, whereas E and F have 12 hours shifts. What is the ratio of contribution of M to contribution of E in the project?

Detailed Solution for GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 4

Let the efficiency of M = 2 [ efficiency of S, E, and F]
The amount of work done by M in the project = x days × 6 hrs. ×2
The amount of work done by M in the project = 2x days × 12 hrs. ×1
The amount of work done by M: The amount of work done by M
x × 6 × 2 : 2x × 12 × 1
1 : 2 so option(b) is correct
‘M’ works with twice efficiency as E but worked for half as many days. So in this repsect they willdo equal work if their shifts would have been for same timings. But M’s shift is for hrs, while E’sshift for 12 hrs. Hence E will do twice the work as M.Ratio of contribution of M : E in work, 1 : 2

GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 5

A flat is shared by four first year undergraduate students. They agreed to allow the oldest of them to enjoy some extra space in the flat. Manu is two months older than Sravan, who is three months younger than Trideep. Pavan is one month older than Sravan. Who should occupy the extra space in the flat?

Detailed Solution for GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 5

Let Sravan s, Manu M, Pavan P , Trideep T
Manu is two months older than Sravan M = 2 + S
Sravan, is three months younger than Trideep T = 3 + S = M + 1
Pavan is one month older than Sravan P = 1 + S = M − 1 = T − 2
From this Trideep age > Man > Pavan > Sravan
∴ Trideep can occupy the extra space in the flat

GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 6

Choose the correct verb to fill in the blank below:
Let us ________.

Detailed Solution for GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 6

Let us is followed by a verb.
Only ‘alternate’ is verb while all other are noun.

GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 7

In a huge pile of apples and oranges, both ripe and unripe mixed together, 15% are unripe fruits. Of the unripe fruits, 45% are apples. Of the ripe ones, 66% are oranges. If the pile contains a total of 5692000 fruits, how many of them are apples?  

Detailed Solution for GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 7

Given
Total fruits → 5692000
Unripe(15%) → 853800
Ripe (85%) → 4838200
Unripe(15%)
Apples(45%) → 384210
Orange → Don′t care
Ripe (85%)
Apples (34%) → 1644988
Orange → Don′t care
Therefore Total Apples = 384210 + 1644988 = 2029198

GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 8

Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence. The principal presented the chief guest with a _______, as token of appreciation.

Detailed Solution for GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 8

There is no such word as momento ,memento is spelled as "momento "
As Token would be a gift, hence option B would be correct answer.

GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 9

After India's cricket world cup victory in 1985, Shrotria who was playing both tennis and cricket till then, decided to concentrate only on cricket. And the rest is history.
What does the underlined phrase mean in this context?

Detailed Solution for GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 9

The phrasal verb "rest is history" means that the later part of the story is well known

GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 10

M has a son Q and a daughter R. He has no other children. E is the mother of P and daughter-in-law of M. How is P related to M?

Detailed Solution for GATE Verbal Aptitude Practice Questions - 3 - Question 10

Q and R are the son and Daughter of M, E is the mother of P and daughter-in-law of M Means Q and E are married couples in the family
∴ P is the grandchild of M

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