Architecture - AR 2012 GATE Paper (Practice Test)


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QUESTION: 1

Q. 1 – Q. 5 carry one mark each.

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Which one of the following options is the closest in meaning to the word given below?
Pacify

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QUESTION: 2

Choose the most appropriate pair of words from the options given below to complete the following
sentence:
The high level of ___ of the questions in the test was ___ by an increase in the period of time
allotted for answering them.

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QUESTION: 3

Choose the grammatically CORRECT sentence:

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QUESTION: 4

Which one of the parts (A, B, C, D) in the sentence contains an ERROR?
No sooner had the doctor seen the results of the blood test, than he suggested the patient to
see the specialist.

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QUESTION: 5

Ten teams participate in a tournament. Every team plays each of the other teams twice. The total
number of matches to be played is

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QUESTION: 6

Q. 6 - Q. 10 carry two marks each

Q.

A value of x that satisfies the equation log x + log (x – 7) = log (x + 11) + log 2 is

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QUESTION: 7

Let f(x) = x – [x], where x ≥ 0 and [x] is the greatest integer not larger than x. Then f(x) is a

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QUESTION: 8

Ravi is taller than Arun but shorter than Iqbal. Sam is shorter than Ravi. Mohan is shorter than
Arun. Balu is taller than Mohan and Sam. The tallest person can be

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QUESTION: 9

A smuggler has 10 capsules in which five are filled with narcotic drugs and the rest contain the
original medicine. All the 10 capsules are mixed in a single box, from which the customs officials
picked two capsules at random and tested for the presence of narcotic drugs. The probability that
the smuggler will be caught is

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QUESTION: 10

The documents expose the cynicism of the government officials – and yet as the media website
reflects, not a single newspaper has reported on their existence.
Which one of the following inferences may be drawn with the greatest accuracy from the above
passage?

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QUESTION: 11

‘Agora’ was provided in Greek towns as a place of

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QUESTION: 12

The hue at the centre of the Munsell Colour Solid is

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QUESTION: 13

Which one of the following is NOT a traffic calming measure?

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QUESTION: 14

ECBC stands for

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QUESTION: 15

Age-Sex cohort for a state in India is obtained from

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QUESTION: 16

‘Cover block’ is used as a building construction component in

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QUESTION: 17

‘Villa Savoye’, Paris is an example of

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QUESTION: 18

The least important measure for reducing cost of site development is

 

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QUESTION: 19

The role of a plasticizer in concrete is to improve

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QUESTION: 20

Which one of the following causes seismic irregularity in a building?

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QUESTION: 21

The respective lengths of shadows generated for a free standing wall of given height L by sunlight
incident at angles of 30°, 45°, 60°, 90° to the horizontal are

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QUESTION: 22

Which one of Q.12 the following mode is NOT categorized as a public transit?

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QUESTION: 23

Aerial photography is a useful tool to obtain

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QUESTION: 24

Which one of the following is biodegradable?

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QUESTION: 25

The volume of surface runoff is least influenced by

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QUESTION: 26

The best location for laying the main sewer line on a flat land is

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QUESTION: 27

Ponding is associated with

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QUESTION: 28

Among the following, the urban open space known for its human scale is

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QUESTION: 29

The most appropriate tree for designing a smell sensory pathway is

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QUESTION: 30

Load from a slab to beam is primarily transferred through

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QUESTION: 31

Geographic Information System (GIS) combines maps with

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QUESTION: 32

‘ Glazing stop’ is used

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QUESTION: 33

Which one of the following is NOT a basic principle of designing people-friendly urban built
environment?

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QUESTION: 34

SWOT analysis is used for examining a situation’s inherent

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QUESTION: 35

The deflection of a two way slab is primarily a function

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QUESTION: 36

Q. 36 to Q. 65 carry two marks each.

Q.

A painting in a living room needs to be lighted at 250 lux. If the light is incident normally on the
painting from a distance of 6 m, then the intensity of light source required (in candela) is

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QUESTION: 37

Total land area for a plotted housing development project is 50.0 hectare, of which, area under
community facilities, common open spaces and roads are 9%, 10 %, and 16 % respectively.
Total number of saleable plots of 250 m2 each will be

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QUESTION: 38

A 6m long beam is fixed at its left end and is free at its right end. If a concentrated load of 25kN
acts downwards at 4m from the left end, then the bending moment (in kNm) at the left end is

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QUESTION: 39

A classroom of 12m x 25m x 4m requires 3 air changes per hour. At an air velocity of 2 m/s, the
necessary duct cross section (in m2) is

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QUESTION: 40

If the original cost of a building is Rs. 25,00,000/- and its scrap value after 55 years is Rs.25,000/-,
then its annual depreciation (in Rs.) using straight line method is

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QUESTION: 41

For a pin jointed steel truss system, which of the following statements is TRUE?

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QUESTION: 42

Match the books in Group I with their authors in Group II

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QUESTION: 43

Match the schemes in Group I with their specific targets in Group II

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QUESTION: 44

Match the concepts in Group I with the personalities in Group II

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QUESTION: 45

Match the plan drawings in Group I with their respective scales in Group II

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QUESTION: 46

Match the terminologies of Group I with their corresponding meanings in Group II

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QUESTION: 47

Match the standard safety colour codes of Group I with their corresponding usage in Group II

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QUESTION: 48

Match the alignment of the rotating prisms in wall sections in Group I with their corresponding
acoustic function in Group II

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QUESTION: 49

Match the projects in Group I with their architects in Group II

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QUESTION: 50

Match the AutoCAD commands in Group I with their corresponding program in Group II

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QUESTION: 51

Identify the hierarchy, from highest to lowest, of the number of potential conflict points at the
unmanaged traffic intersections given below.

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QUESTION: 52

Match the architects in Group I with the terms in Group II

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QUESTION: 53

Match the terms in Group I with their meanings in Group II

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QUESTION: 54

Match the locations in Group I with the corresponding traps in Group II

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QUESTION: 55

Match the building construction components in Group I with their application areas in Group II

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QUESTION: 56

Match the historical buildings in Group I with their styles in Group II

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QUESTION: 57

Corrected Effective Temperature is an index which combines the effect of

P. Climatic zone
Q. Temperature
R. Wind velocity
S. Vegetation
T. Humidity
U. Solar radiation

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QUESTION: 58

Common data for Questions 58 and 59:


An aircraft flying at an altitude of 5000 m above mean sea level takes aerial photographs of a flat terrain having an average elevation of 1000m above mean sea level. The scale of photographs is 1:20000.
 

Q.

The focal length of the camera (in cm) is

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QUESTION: 59

An aircraft flying at an altitude of 5000 m above mean sea level takes aerial photographs of a flat terrain
having an average elevation of 1000m above mean sea level. The scale of photographs is 1:20000.

Q.

The area covered on ground (in hectare) by each photo format of 18 cm x 18 cm is

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QUESTION: 60

Common data for Questions 60 and 61:

2 ton of cement is used to make 10 ton of hardened concrete having a water cement ratio of 0.45.
One cubic meter of this concrete has a mass of 2.5 ton.

Q.

Quantity of water used (in kg) is

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QUESTION: 61

2 ton of cement is used to make 10 ton of hardened concrete having a water cement ratio of 0.45.
One cubic meter of this concrete has a mass of 2.5 ton.

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The area of 200 mm thick slab (in sq. m) that can be cast using the entire 10 ton of concrete will be

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QUESTION: 62

Statement for Linked Answer Questions 62 and 63:


A group housing project spread over 20 hectares with FAR 1.5 has to accommodate different housing units in the following manner:`

Q.

The respective number of housing units to be built for each category are

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QUESTION: 63

A group housing project spread over 20 hectares with FAR 1.5 has to accommodate different housing units
in the following manner:`

Q.

The gross density of the above housing complex (in persons per hectare) is

 

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QUESTION: 64

Statement for Linked Answer Questions 64 and 65:


An unplastered brickwork has a resistivity of 0.83 m degC/W. For a 230 mm thick brick wall, the inside
and outside surface resistances are 0.123 and 0.1 m2 degC/W respectively.

Q.

The R-value of the given wall section (in m2 degC/W) is

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QUESTION: 65

An unplastered brickwork has a resistivity of 0.83 m degC/W. For a 230 mm thick brick wall, the inside
and outside surface resistances are 0.123 and 0.1 m2 degC/W respectively.

Q.

The brick wall has an overall dimension of 6m x 3m with a 1m x 2m window assembly (U-value =
2.5 W/m2 degC) and a 1m x 2.1m door assembly (U-value = 1.25 W/m2 degC). The overall U-value
of the wall (UO) (in W/m2 degC) is

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