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QUESTION: 1

**Q. 1 – Q. 5 carry one mark each.**

Choose the statement where underlined word is used correctly.

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QUESTION: 2

Five teams have to compete in a league, with every team playing every other team exactly once, before going to the next round. How may matches will have to be held to complete the league round of matches?

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QUESTION: 3

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

Apparent lifelessness _______________ dormant life.

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QUESTION: 4

Fill in the blank with the correct idiom/phrase.

That boy from the town was a __________in the sleepy village.

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QUESTION: 5

Tanya is older than Eric.

Cliff is older than Tanya.

Eric is older than Cliff.

If the first two statements are true, then the third statement is:

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QUESTION: 6

**Q. No. 6 – 10 Carry Two Marks Each**

Given below are two statements followed by two conclusions. Assuming these statements to be true decide which one logically follows.

**Statement:**

1. No manager is a leader.

2. All leaders are executives.

**Conclusions:**

1. No manager is an executive.

2. No executive is a manager.

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QUESTION: 7

Select the appropriate option in place of underlined part of the sentence.

__Increased productivity necessary__ reflects greater efforts made by the employees.

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 8

In the given figure angle Q is a right angle, PS:QS = 3:1, RT:QT = 5:2 and PU:UR =1:1

If area of triangle QTS is 20 cm^{2}, then the area of triangle PQR in cm^{2} is _______

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QUESTION: 9

Right triangle PQR is to be constructed in the xy-plane so that the right angle is at P and line PR is parallel to the x-axis. The x and y coordinate of P.Q, and R are to be integers that satisfy the inequalities:

–4 __<__ x __<__ 5 and 6 __<__ y __<__ 16. How many different triangles could be constructed with these properties?

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QUESTION: 10

A coin is tossed thrice. Let X be the event that head occurs in each of the first two tosses. Let Y be the event that a tail occurs on the third toss. Let Z be the event that two tails occur in three tosses. Based on the above information, which one of the following statements is TRUE?

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QUESTION: 11

**Q. 11 – Q. 35 carry one mark each.**

A load resistor R_{L} is connected to a battery of voltage E with internal resistance R_{i} through a resistance R_{S} a shown in the figure. For fixed values of R_{L} and R_{i}, the value of R_{S} (__>__ 0) for maximum power transfer to R_{L} is

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 12

A system with transfer function has zero initial conditions. The percentage overshoot in its step response is ___________ %

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 13

A light detector circuit using an ideal photodiode is shown in the figure. The sensitivity of the photo-diode is 0.5μA/μW, with V_{r }= 6V, the output voltage V_{o} = – 1.0V for 10 μw of incident light. If V_{r} is changed to 3 V, keeping all other parameters the same, the value of V_{o} in volts is ___________ V.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 14

The figure show a half-wave rectifier circuit with input voltage V(t) = 10 sin (100 π t) volts. Assuming ideal diode characteristics with zero forward voltage drop and zero reverse current, the average power consumed in watts by the load resistance R_{L} is ________ w.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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QUESTION: 15

The bridge most suited for measurement of a four-terminal resistance in the range of 0.001? to 0.1 ? is

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QUESTION: 16

The voltage (E_{o}) developed across a glass electrode for pH measurement is related to the temperature (T) by the relation

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QUESTION: 17

The output voltage of the ideal transformer with the polarities and dots shown in the figure is given by

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QUESTION: 18

Consider the logic circuit with input signal TEST shown in the figure. All gates in the figure shown have identical non-zero delay. The signal TEST which was at logic LOW is switched to logic HIGH. The output

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QUESTION: 19

The magnitude of the directional derivative of the function f(x,y)= x^{2 }+ 3y^{2} in a direction normal to the circle x^{2} + y^{2} =2, at the point (1,1), is

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QUESTION: 20

The logic evaluated by the circuit at the output is

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QUESTION: 21

The filter whose transfer function is of the form

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QUESTION: 22

Let A be an n x n matrix with rank r (0 < r < n). Then AX = 0 has p independent solutions, where p is

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QUESTION: 23

Liquid flow rate is measured using

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QUESTION: 24

The double integral is equivalent to

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 25

The capacitor shown in the figure is initially charged to +10 V. The switch closes at time t = 0. Then the value of V_{C}(t) in volts at time t = 10 ms is _____ V.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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QUESTION: 26

An apparatus to capture ECG signals has a filter followed by a data acquisition system. The filter best suited for this application is

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 27

Consider the ammeter-voltmeter method of determining the value of the resistance R using the circuit shown in the figure. The maximum possible errors of the voltmeter and ammeter are known to be 1% and 2% of their readings, respectively. Neglecting the effects of meter resistances, the maximum possible percentage error in the value of R determined from the measurements, is _____ %.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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QUESTION: 28

A mass-spring-damper system with force as input and displacement of the mass as output has a transfer function G(s) = 1/(s^{2}+24s+900). A force input F(t) = 10 sin(70t) Newton is applied at time t = 0s. a beam from an option stroboscope is focused on the mass. In steady state, the strobe frequency in hertz at which the mass appears to be stationary is

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QUESTION: 29

The torque transmitted by a cylindrical shaft is to be measured by using two strain gauges. The angles for mounting the strain gauges relative to the axis of the shaft for maximum sensitivity are

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 30

A p–type semiconductor strain gauge has a nominal resistance of 1000 ? and a gauge factor of +200 at 25^{o}C. The resistance of the strain gauge in ohms when subjected to a strain of +10^{–4} m/m at the same temperature is _______ ?.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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QUESTION: 31

A power line is coupled capacitively through various parasitic capacitances to a shielded signal line as shown in the figure. The conductive shield is grounded solidly at one end. Assume that the length of the signal wire extending beyond the shield, and the shield resistance are negligible. The magnitude of the noise voltage coupled to the signal line is

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QUESTION: 32

In the circuit shown, the switch is momentarily closed and then opened. Assuming the logic gates to have equal nonzero delay, at steady state, the logic states of X and Y are

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QUESTION: 33

Let 3 + 4j be zero of a fourth order linearphase FIR filter. The complex number which is NOT a zero of this filter is

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QUESTION: 34

The value of , where the contour is the unit circle traversed clockwise, is

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QUESTION: 35

The highest frequency present in the signal x(t) is f_{max}. The highest frequency present in the signal y(t) = x^{2}(t) is

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 36

**Q. No. 36 – 65 Carry Two Marks Each**

In the circuit shown in the figure, it is found that V_{BE} = 0.7 and V_{E} = 0 V. If β_{dc} = 99 for the transistor, then the value of RB in kilo ohms is _______ k?.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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QUESTION: 37

Consider a low-pass filter module with a pass-band ripple of δ in the gain magnitude. If M such identical modules are cascaded, ignoring the loading effects, the pass-band ripple of the cascade is

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 38

A liquid level measurement system employing a radio-isotope is mounted on a tank as shown in the figure. The absorption coefficient of water for the radiation is 7.7 m^{–1}. If the height of water in the tank is

reduced from 100 mm to 90 mm, the percentage change in the radiation intensity received by the detector, neglecting absorption of the radiation by air, is _____%.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 39

The current in amperes through the resistor R in the circuit shown in the figure is _____ A.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 40

The probability density function of a random variable X is p_{x}(x) = e^{–x} for x __>__ 0 and 0 otherwise. The expected value of the function g_{x}(x) = e^{3x/4} is ________.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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QUESTION: 41

The resolving power of a spectrometer consisting of a collimator, a grating a telescope can be increased by

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 42

In the figure shown, R_{T} represents a resistance temperature device (RTD), whose characteristic is given by R_{T} = R_{o}(1+αT), where R_{o} = 100 ?, α = 0.0039^{o}C^{–1} and T denotes the temperature in ^{o}C. Assuming the

op-amp to be ideal, the value of V_{0} in volts when T = 100^{o}C, is _____ V.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 43

The output frequency of an LC tank oscillator employing a capacitive sensor acting as the capacitor of the tank is 100 kHz. If the sensor capacitance increases by 10%, the output frequency in kilo-hertz becomes _______kHz.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 44

A system is represented in state-space as where and

The value of α for which the system is not controllable is _______.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 45

The circuit shown in the figure is in series resonance at frequency f_{c} Hz. The value of V_{c} in volts _______ V.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 46

The Seebeck coefficients, inμV/^{o}C, for copper, constantan and iron, with respect to platinum, are 1.9, – 38.3 and 13.3, respectively. The magnitude of the thermo emf E developed in the circuit shown in the figure, in millivolts is ______ mV.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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QUESTION: 47

The z-transform of x[n] = is X(z). The region of convergence of X(z) is

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 48

If the deflection of the galvanometer in the bridge circuit shown in the figure is zero, then the value of R_{x} in ohms is ______ ?.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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QUESTION: 49

An ADC is interfaced with a microprocessor as shown in the figure. All signals have been indicated with typical

notations. Acquisition of one new sample of the analog input signal by the microprocessor involves

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 50

In the circuit shown in the figure, both the NMOS transistors are identical with their threshold voltages being 5 V. Ignoring channel length modulation, the output voltage V_{out} in volt is ______ V.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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QUESTION: 51

The probability that a thermistor randomly picked up from a production unit is defective is 0.1. The probability that out of 10 thermistors randomly picked up, 3 are defective is

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QUESTION: 52

A transfer function G(s) with the degree of its numerator polynomial zero and the degree of its denominator polynomial two has a Nyquist plot shown in the figure. The transfer function represents

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 53

The linear I–V characteristics of 2–terminal non-ideal sc sources X and Y are shown in the figure. If the sources are connected to a 1? resistor as shown, the current through the resistor in amperes is ______ A.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 54

Consider the circuits shown in the figure. The magnitude of the ratio of the currents, i.e., |I_{1}/I_{2}|, is ________.

(**Important **- Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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QUESTION: 55

The open loop transfer function of a system . The angle of arrival of its root loci are

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QUESTION: 56

The signal x[n]= sin ( πn/6)/ (πn) is processed through a linear filter with the impulse response h[n] = sin(ω_{c}n)/ (πn) where ω_{c} > π/6. The output of the filter is

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QUESTION: 57

In the potentiometer circuit shown in the figure, the expression for V_{x} is

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 58

The figure shows a spot of light of uniform intensity 50 W/m^{2} and size 10 mm x 10 mm incident at the exact center of a photodetector, comprising two identical photodiodes D_{1} and D_{2} Each diode has a sensitivity of 0.4 A/W and is operated in the photoconductive mode. If the spot of light is displaced upwards by 100 μm, the resulting difference between the photocurrents generated by D_{1 }and D_{2} in micro amperes, is _______ μA.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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QUESTION: 59

The number of clock cycles for the duration of an input pulse is counted using a cascade of N decade counters (DC 1 to DC N) as shown in the figure. If the clock frequency in mega hertz is *f*, the resolution and range of measurement of input pulse width, both in μs, are respectively,

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 60

A signal is band-limited to 0 to 12 kHz. The signal spectrum is corrupted by additive noise which is band-limited to 10 to 12 kHz. Theoretically, the minimum rate in kilohertz at which the noisy signal must be sampled

so that the UNCORRUPTED PART of the signal spectrum can be recovered, is ____ kHz.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 61

A beam of monochromatic light passes through two glass slabs of the same geometrical thickness at normal incidence. The refractive index of the first slab is 1.5 and that of the second, 2.0. The ratio of the time of passage of the beam through the first to the second slab is __________ .

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 62

The fundamental period of the signal x(t) = , in second, is ____ s.

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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QUESTION: 63

For the circuit shown in the figure, the raising edge triggered D –flip flop with asynchronous reset has a clock frequency of 1 Hz . The NMOS transistor has an ON resistance of 1000 ? and an OFF resistance of infinity. The nature of the output waveform is

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QUESTION: 64

An op-amp has ideal characteristics except that its open loop gain is given by the expression . This opamp is used in the circuit shown in the figure. The 3-dB bandwidth of the circuit, in rad/s, is

(**Important** - Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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*Answer can only contain numeric values

QUESTION: 65

In the circuit shown, the voltage V(t) = 15+0.1 sin(100t) volts. The PMOS transistor is biased such that it is in

saturation with its gate-source capacitance being 4nF and its transconductance at the operating point being 1mA/V. Other parasitic impedances of the MOSFET may be ignored. An external capacitor of capacitance 2nF is connected across the PMOS transistor as shown. The input impedance in mega ohm as seen by the voltage source is __________ M?.

(**Important **- Enter only the numerical value in the answer)

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