Architecture - AR 2016 GATE Paper (Practice Test)


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QUESTION: 1

Q. 1 – Q. 5 carry one mark each.

An apple costs Rs. 10. An onion costs Rs. 8.
Select the most suitable sentence with respect to grammar and usage.

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QUESTION: 2

The Buddha said, “Holding on to anger is like "grasping" a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burnt.”
Select the word below which is closest in meaning to the word underlined above.

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QUESTION: 3

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

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QUESTION: 4

The number that least fits this set: (324, 441, 97 and 64) is ________.

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QUESTION: 5

It takes 10 s and 15 s, respectively, for two trains travelling at different constant speeds to
completely pass a telegraph post. The length of the first train is 120 m and that of the second train is
150 m. The magnitude of the difference in the speeds of the two trains (in m/s) is ____________.

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QUESTION: 6

Q. 6 – Q. 10 carry two marks each.

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The velocity V of a vehicle along a straight line is measured in m/s and plotted as shown with respect to time in seconds. At the end of the 7 seconds, how much will the odometer reading increase by (in m)?

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QUESTION: 7

The overwhelm ing number of people infected with rabies in In dia has been flagged by the World  Health Organization as a source of concern. It is estimated that inoculating 70% of pets and stray  dogs against rabies can lead to a significant reduction in the number of people infected w ith rabies.

Which of the fo llowing can be logically inferred from the above sentences?

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QUESTION: 8

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?

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QUESTION: 9

Find the area bounded by the lines 3x+2 y=14, 2x-3y =5 in the first quadrant

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QUESTION: 10

A straight line is fit to a data set (ln x, y) . This line intercepts the abscissa at ln x = 0.1 and has a slope of −0.02. What is the value of y at x = 5 from the fit?

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QUESTION: 11

Q. 11 – Q. 35 carry one mark each.

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‘Dharahara’ refers to

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QUESTION: 12

‘Mushroom Column’ is a typical feature of

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QUESTION: 13

‘AMRUT’, the new scheme launched by Government of India, stands for

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QUESTION: 14

The concept of ‘Dry Garden’ is associated with

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QUESTION: 15

The concept of Transit Oriented Development (TOD) refers to

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QUESTION: 16

The components measuring Human Development Index (HDI) of a nation are

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QUESTION: 17

As per the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 2010, the extent of
‘prohibited area’ beyond the ‘demarcated protected area’ in meters is

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QUESTION: 18

In CMYK colour model, ‘K’ represents the colour

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QUESTION: 19

‘Segregation at source’ is a concept associated with

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QUESTION: 20

In a flat slab, the load is transferred through

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QUESTION: 21

Map is an

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QUESTION: 22

‘Indore Slum Networking Programme’ has been planned by

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QUESTION: 23

‘Volume Zero’ is a film based on the architectural works of

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QUESTION: 24

The unit of Thermal Conductivity of a material is

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QUESTION: 25

A semicircular niche in the wall of a mosque, towards the direction of Mecca is known as

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QUESTION: 26

As per CPWD Guidelines and Space Standards for Barrier Free Built Environment, the minimum
turning radius for a wheelchair in mm is

 

Note: Correct Answer will be updated soon, temporary marked A)

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QUESTION: 27

‘Summit Curve’ is a term associated with the design of

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QUESTION: 28

As per Census of India 2011, Nagar Panchayat refers to

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*Multiple options can be correct
QUESTION: 29

(Question may have one or maore than one correct answer)

Statutory setback of a building depends on

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QUESTION: 30

Super plasticizer is added in a concrete mix to

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QUESTION: 31

Shodhan House, Ahmedabad was designed by

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QUESTION: 32

Low-emissivity coating on a glazing unit

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QUESTION: 33

Spatial connectedness in GIS refers to

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*Answer can only contain numeric values
QUESTION: 34

In a residential neighbourhood, the net area of residential plots is 50 percent of the total area. If the
population is 8000, the ratio of net density to gross density of the neighbourhood is ________

Important : you should answer only the numeric value


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Let, area of the plot be x.

Net density/ Gross density = (8000/0.5x)/(8000/x) = 2

*Answer can only contain numeric values
QUESTION: 35

A hemispherical earth mound of 3 meter diameter is proposed to be constructed in a children’s
park. If the proportion of soil and sand for the construction is 3:2, the estimated volume of soil in
cubic meters is ________


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QUESTION: 36

Q. 36 – Q. 65 carry two marks each.

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Match the ancient cities in Group –I with their characteristic features in Group-II

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QUESTION: 37

Match the water purification stages in Group-I with the corresponding items in Group-II

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QUESTION: 38

Match the software tools in Group-I with their field of application in Group-II

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QUESTION: 39

Match the street layouts of ancient Indian settlements in Group – I with their corresponding types
in Group – II

 

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QUESTION: 40

Associate the terms in Group-I with the building hardware in Group-II

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QUESTION: 41

Hoop and meridional forces are associated with

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QUESTION: 42

Match the Olympic stadia in Group-I with their Architects in Group-II

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QUESTION: 43

Match the terms in Group-I with the related terms in Group-II

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QUESTION: 44

Associate the structural systems of Group-I with buildings in Group-II

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QUESTION: 45

Associate the systems in Group-I with their applications in Group-II

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QUESTION: 46

Match the Houses in Group-I with their Architects in Group-II

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QUESTION: 47

Match the Books in Group-I with their Authors in Group-II

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QUESTION: 48

Associate the green rating system in Group-I with the respective country in Group-II

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QUESTION: 49

Match the instruments in Group-I with the corresponding usage in Group-II

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*Answer can only contain numeric values
QUESTION: 50

As per URDPFI guidelines, the number of Equivalent Car Space (ECS) required to accommodate
ten cars, sixteen scooters and forty bicycles will be______________


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*Answer can only contain numeric values
QUESTION: 51

A steel I-beam section is subjected to a bending moment of 96 kN-m. The moment of inertia of the
beam section is 24,000 cm4. The bending stress at 100 mm above the neutral axis of the beam in
MPa will be ____________

 

Important : you should answer only the numeric value


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*Answer can only contain numeric values
QUESTION: 52

A room is mechanically ventilated through four air-conditioning ducts. The opening area of each
duct is 0.35 sqm. The air velocity in the duct is 0.5 m/s. The temperature difference between the
ambient air and supply air is 10 °C. Volumetric specific heat of air is 1250 J/m3 °C. Assuming one
Ton of refrigeration (TR) equals 3.5 kW, the cooling load of the room in TR will be________


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*Answer can only contain numeric values
QUESTION: 53

A CPM network of a construction project is given in the figure below. The activity durations are
mentioned in weeks. The project completion time in weeks will be _____________

 

Important : you should answer only the numeric value


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*Answer can only contain numeric values
QUESTION: 54

For a room with dimensions 4m × 3m × 3m (L×B×H), the details of indoor acoustical treatment are
as follows.


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*Answer can only contain numeric values
QUESTION: 55

In 2001, the population and work force participation rate of a town were 30,000 and 30 percent
respectively. The work force participation rate in the year 2011 increased to 34 percent. If the
decadal population growth rate was 6 percent, the increase in the number of working people in the
town in 2011 was __________


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*Answer can only contain numeric values
QUESTION: 56

In a 20 storey building with 3m floor to floor height, a passenger lift is hoisted by a steel rope.
Weight of the lift car is 750 kg and ultimate load the steel rope can carry is 39,000 kg. Assuming a
factor of safety of 20 for the steel rope and an average passenger weight of 75 kg, the passenger
capacity of the lift is ____________

 

Important : you should answer only the numeric value


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*Answer can only contain numeric values
QUESTION: 57

One litre of acrylic paint can cover 16 sqm of wall area for the first coat and 24 sqm for the second
coat. The walls of a lecture hall measuring 12m × 8m × 4m (L × B × H) need to be painted with
two coats of this paint. The hall has total glazed fenestration area of 12 sqm. The number of 4 litre
paint containers required will be __________

 

Important : you should answer only the numeric value


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*Answer can only contain numeric values
QUESTION: 58

A 250 mm × 250 mm RCC column is reinforced with one percent steel. The permissible
compressive stress of concrete and steel are 8 N/mm2 and 150 N/mm2 respectively. The axial load
carrying capacity of the column in kN is _____________


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*Answer can only contain numeric values
QUESTION: 59

A solar photo-voltaic system is proposed to be installed at the roof top of a hostel. The cost of
installation and the annual maintenance are INR 2,40,000 and INR 6000 respectively. It is expected
to generate 600 kWh of electricity per month. Assume unit price of electricity as INR 5. Ignoring
the discount rate, the payback period of the investment in years is____________

 

Important : you should answer only the numeric value


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*Answer can only contain numeric values
QUESTION: 60

A pump is installed in an apartment building to lift water from ground level to the roof top water
tank with the capacity of 10,000 litres. Total head of lift is 18 m and pumping time is 30 minutes to
fill the tank completely. Assuming acceleration due to gravity (g) as 10 m/sec2 and efficiency of the
pump as 80 percent, the power requirement of the pump in kW will be __________


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*Answer can only contain numeric values
QUESTION: 61

In a housing project, the number of LIG, MIG and HIG units are in the ratio of 1:1:2. The ratio of
areas of the units is 3:5:8. Assume unit cost of construction is same for all the three types. For a no
profit no loss situation, if 10% discount is offered to LIG and MIG units on sale price, extra charge
in percentage payable per HIG unit will be ____________


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*Answer can only contain numeric values
QUESTION: 62

The estimated number of bricks (unit size: 250 mm × 125 mm × 75 mm) for laying one course of a
250 mm thick brick wall using rat-trap bond for a running length of 3.9 meter will be ___________

Important : you should answer only the numeric value


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*Answer can only contain numeric values
QUESTION: 63

The difference in invert levels between two pits separated by a distance of 30 meter is one meter.
An intermediate pit is required to be constructed at a distance of 18 meter from the pit at higher
level. Maintaining the same slope, the difference in invert levels of the new pit and the pit at lower
level in mm will be _________

 

Important : you should answer only the numeric value


Solution:
*Answer can only contain numeric values
QUESTION: 64

A four-storey building with equal areas in each floor is required to be designed on a plot with FAR
of 2.0. If the FAR is increased to 2.2, the percentage increase in ground coverage utilizing full
FAR in both cases will be_____________________


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*Answer can only contain numeric values
QUESTION: 65

A lamp source of 3200 candela is mounted on a wall at a height of 2 meter from the work-plane. It
subtends an angle of incidence of 60o with the center of the work plane. The illumination at the
centre of the work plane in Lux is __________


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