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GATE 2018                                                                                            General Aptitude (GA) Set-4  
GA 1/2 
Q. 1 – Q. 5 carry one mark each. 
Q.1  “When she fell down the _______, she received many _______ but little help. ” 
 
The words that best fill the blanks in the above sentence are  
 
(A) stairs, stares (B) stairs, stairs 
(C) stares, stairs (D) stares, stares 
 
 
Q.2  “In spite of being warned repeatedly, he failed to correct his _________ behaviour. ” 
 
The word that best fills the blank in the above sentence is  
 
(A) rational (B) reasonable (C) errant (D) good 
 
 
Q.3  For 0 = ?? = 2 ?? , sin ?? and cos ?? are both decreasing functions in the interval ________. 
 
(A) ( 0 ,
?? 2
) (B) (
?? 2
, ?? ) (C) (?? ,
3 ?? 2
) (D) (
3 ?? 2
, 2 ?? ) 
 
 
Q.4  
The area of an equilateral triangle is v 3. What is the perimeter of the triangle? 
 
(A) 2 (B) 4 (C) 6 (D) 8 
 
 
Q.5  Arrange the following three-dimensional objects in the descending order of their volumes: 
(i)  A cuboid with dimensions 10 cm, 8 cm and 6 cm
 
 
(ii)  A cube of side 8 cm 
(iii)  A cylinder with base radius 7 cm and height 7 cm 
(iv)  A sphere of radius 7 cm 
 
(A) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv) 
(B) (ii), (i), (iv), (iii) 
(C) (iii), (ii), (i), (iv) 
(D) (iv), (iii), (ii), (i) 
 
 
 
Q. 6 – Q. 10 carry two marks each. 
 
Q.6  An automobile travels from city A to city B and returns to city A by the same route. The 
speed of the vehicle during the onward and return journeys were constant at 60 km/h and 
90 km/h, respectively. What is the average speed in km/h for the entire journey? 
 
(A) 72 (B) 73 (C) 74 (D) 75 
 
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GATE 2018                                                                                            General Aptitude (GA) Set-4  
GA 1/2 
Q. 1 – Q. 5 carry one mark each. 
Q.1  “When she fell down the _______, she received many _______ but little help. ” 
 
The words that best fill the blanks in the above sentence are  
 
(A) stairs, stares (B) stairs, stairs 
(C) stares, stairs (D) stares, stares 
 
 
Q.2  “In spite of being warned repeatedly, he failed to correct his _________ behaviour. ” 
 
The word that best fills the blank in the above sentence is  
 
(A) rational (B) reasonable (C) errant (D) good 
 
 
Q.3  For 0 = ?? = 2 ?? , sin ?? and cos ?? are both decreasing functions in the interval ________. 
 
(A) ( 0 ,
?? 2
) (B) (
?? 2
, ?? ) (C) (?? ,
3 ?? 2
) (D) (
3 ?? 2
, 2 ?? ) 
 
 
Q.4  
The area of an equilateral triangle is v 3. What is the perimeter of the triangle? 
 
(A) 2 (B) 4 (C) 6 (D) 8 
 
 
Q.5  Arrange the following three-dimensional objects in the descending order of their volumes: 
(i)  A cuboid with dimensions 10 cm, 8 cm and 6 cm
 
 
(ii)  A cube of side 8 cm 
(iii)  A cylinder with base radius 7 cm and height 7 cm 
(iv)  A sphere of radius 7 cm 
 
(A) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv) 
(B) (ii), (i), (iv), (iii) 
(C) (iii), (ii), (i), (iv) 
(D) (iv), (iii), (ii), (i) 
 
 
 
Q. 6 – Q. 10 carry two marks each. 
 
Q.6  An automobile travels from city A to city B and returns to city A by the same route. The 
speed of the vehicle during the onward and return journeys were constant at 60 km/h and 
90 km/h, respectively. What is the average speed in km/h for the entire journey? 
 
(A) 72 (B) 73 (C) 74 (D) 75 
 
GATE 2018                                                                                            General Aptitude (GA) Set-4  
GA 2/2 
Q.7  A set of 4 parallel lines intersect with another set of 5 parallel lines. How many 
parallelograms are formed? 
 
(A) 20 (B) 48 (C) 60 (D) 72 
 
 
Q.8  To pass a test, a candidate needs to answer at least 2 out of 3 questions correctly. A total of 
6,30,000 candidates appeared for the test. Question A was correctly answered by 3,30,000 
candidates. Question B was answered correctly by 2,50,000 candidates. Question C was 
answered correctly by 2,60,000 candidates. Both questions A and B were answered 
correctly by 1,00,000 candidates. Both questions B and C were answered correctly by 
90,000 candidates. Both questions A and C were answered correctly by 80,000 candidates. 
If the number of students answering all questions correctly is the same as the number 
answering none, how many candidates failed to clear the test? 
 
(A) 30,000 (B) 2,70,000 (C) 3,90,000 (D) 4,20,000 
 
 
Q.9  
If ?? 2
+ ?? - 1 = 0 what is the value of ?? 4
+
1
?? 4
? 
 
(A) 1 (B) 5 (C) 7 (D) 9 
 
 
Q.10  In a detailed study of annual crow births in India, it was found that there was relatively no 
growth during the period 2002 to 2004 and a sudden spike from 2004 to 2005. In another 
unrelated study, it was found that the revenue from cracker sales in India which remained 
fairly flat from 2002 to 2004, saw a sudden spike in 2005 before declining again in 2006. 
The solid line in the graph below refers to annual sale of crackers and the dashed line refers 
to the annual crow births in India. Choose the most appropriate inference from the above 
data. 
 
 
(A) There is a strong correlation between crow birth and cracker sales. 
(B) Cracker usage increases crow birth rate. 
(C) If cracker sale declines, crow birth will decline. 
(D) Increased birth rate of crows will cause an increase in the sale of crackers. 
 
END OF THE QUESTION PAPER 
 
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GATE 2018                                                                                            General Aptitude (GA) Set-4  
GA 1/2 
Q. 1 – Q. 5 carry one mark each. 
Q.1  “When she fell down the _______, she received many _______ but little help. ” 
 
The words that best fill the blanks in the above sentence are  
 
(A) stairs, stares (B) stairs, stairs 
(C) stares, stairs (D) stares, stares 
 
 
Q.2  “In spite of being warned repeatedly, he failed to correct his _________ behaviour. ” 
 
The word that best fills the blank in the above sentence is  
 
(A) rational (B) reasonable (C) errant (D) good 
 
 
Q.3  For 0 = ?? = 2 ?? , sin ?? and cos ?? are both decreasing functions in the interval ________. 
 
(A) ( 0 ,
?? 2
) (B) (
?? 2
, ?? ) (C) (?? ,
3 ?? 2
) (D) (
3 ?? 2
, 2 ?? ) 
 
 
Q.4  
The area of an equilateral triangle is v 3. What is the perimeter of the triangle? 
 
(A) 2 (B) 4 (C) 6 (D) 8 
 
 
Q.5  Arrange the following three-dimensional objects in the descending order of their volumes: 
(i)  A cuboid with dimensions 10 cm, 8 cm and 6 cm
 
 
(ii)  A cube of side 8 cm 
(iii)  A cylinder with base radius 7 cm and height 7 cm 
(iv)  A sphere of radius 7 cm 
 
(A) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv) 
(B) (ii), (i), (iv), (iii) 
(C) (iii), (ii), (i), (iv) 
(D) (iv), (iii), (ii), (i) 
 
 
 
Q. 6 – Q. 10 carry two marks each. 
 
Q.6  An automobile travels from city A to city B and returns to city A by the same route. The 
speed of the vehicle during the onward and return journeys were constant at 60 km/h and 
90 km/h, respectively. What is the average speed in km/h for the entire journey? 
 
(A) 72 (B) 73 (C) 74 (D) 75 
 
GATE 2018                                                                                            General Aptitude (GA) Set-4  
GA 2/2 
Q.7  A set of 4 parallel lines intersect with another set of 5 parallel lines. How many 
parallelograms are formed? 
 
(A) 20 (B) 48 (C) 60 (D) 72 
 
 
Q.8  To pass a test, a candidate needs to answer at least 2 out of 3 questions correctly. A total of 
6,30,000 candidates appeared for the test. Question A was correctly answered by 3,30,000 
candidates. Question B was answered correctly by 2,50,000 candidates. Question C was 
answered correctly by 2,60,000 candidates. Both questions A and B were answered 
correctly by 1,00,000 candidates. Both questions B and C were answered correctly by 
90,000 candidates. Both questions A and C were answered correctly by 80,000 candidates. 
If the number of students answering all questions correctly is the same as the number 
answering none, how many candidates failed to clear the test? 
 
(A) 30,000 (B) 2,70,000 (C) 3,90,000 (D) 4,20,000 
 
 
Q.9  
If ?? 2
+ ?? - 1 = 0 what is the value of ?? 4
+
1
?? 4
? 
 
(A) 1 (B) 5 (C) 7 (D) 9 
 
 
Q.10  In a detailed study of annual crow births in India, it was found that there was relatively no 
growth during the period 2002 to 2004 and a sudden spike from 2004 to 2005. In another 
unrelated study, it was found that the revenue from cracker sales in India which remained 
fairly flat from 2002 to 2004, saw a sudden spike in 2005 before declining again in 2006. 
The solid line in the graph below refers to annual sale of crackers and the dashed line refers 
to the annual crow births in India. Choose the most appropriate inference from the above 
data. 
 
 
(A) There is a strong correlation between crow birth and cracker sales. 
(B) Cracker usage increases crow birth rate. 
(C) If cracker sale declines, crow birth will decline. 
(D) Increased birth rate of crows will cause an increase in the sale of crackers. 
 
END OF THE QUESTION PAPER 
 
GATE 2018                                                                                                                                                                         Architecture and Planning 
AR 1/11 
Q. 1 – Q. 25 carry one mark each. 
 
Q.1  In a Colour Wheel, Red and Blue colours are  
(A) Tertiary (B) Complementary (C)  Secondary (D)  Primary 
 
 
Q.2  In a bird’s eye perspective view of a cuboid, the maximum number of vanishing points is  
(A) 1 (B) 2 (C)  3 (D)  6 
 
 
Q.3  The compressive strength of M-25 concrete is  
(A) 25 kg/sqm (B) 25 N/sqmm (C)  250 N/sqmm (D)  2.5 N/sqmm 
 
 
Q.4  In Critical Path Method (CPM) for time scheduling, ‘forward pass calculation’ is carried 
out for determining 
(A) Late start and early finish time (B) Early start and early finish time 
(C) Late start and late finish time    (D) Early start and late finish time 
 
 
Q.5  Collapse of the World Trade Center (WTC), New York, in 2001, was due to 
(A) Wind load failure 
(B) Foundation failure 
(C) Thermal performance failure of reinforcement steel in RCC 
(D) Thermal performance failure of structural steel 
 
 
Q.6  During the construction of tall buildings, the equipment used for hoisting building 
materials to the upper floors is a 
(A) Goods lift (B) Capsule lift 
(C) Gantry crane (D) Tower crane   
 
 
Q.7  A Rock-cut style of architecture is represented by  
(A) Shyama Rama Temple, Bishnupur 
(B) Kailasa Temple, Ellora 
(C) Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, Khajuraho 
(D) Sanchi Stupa, Sanchi 
 
 
Q.8  ‘Area based development’ and ‘Pan city development’ are part of 
(A) Smart City Mission (B) Digital India Mission 
(C) Swachh Bharat Mission (D) Atal Innovation Mission 
 
 
 
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GATE 2018                                                                                            General Aptitude (GA) Set-4  
GA 1/2 
Q. 1 – Q. 5 carry one mark each. 
Q.1  “When she fell down the _______, she received many _______ but little help. ” 
 
The words that best fill the blanks in the above sentence are  
 
(A) stairs, stares (B) stairs, stairs 
(C) stares, stairs (D) stares, stares 
 
 
Q.2  “In spite of being warned repeatedly, he failed to correct his _________ behaviour. ” 
 
The word that best fills the blank in the above sentence is  
 
(A) rational (B) reasonable (C) errant (D) good 
 
 
Q.3  For 0 = ?? = 2 ?? , sin ?? and cos ?? are both decreasing functions in the interval ________. 
 
(A) ( 0 ,
?? 2
) (B) (
?? 2
, ?? ) (C) (?? ,
3 ?? 2
) (D) (
3 ?? 2
, 2 ?? ) 
 
 
Q.4  
The area of an equilateral triangle is v 3. What is the perimeter of the triangle? 
 
(A) 2 (B) 4 (C) 6 (D) 8 
 
 
Q.5  Arrange the following three-dimensional objects in the descending order of their volumes: 
(i)  A cuboid with dimensions 10 cm, 8 cm and 6 cm
 
 
(ii)  A cube of side 8 cm 
(iii)  A cylinder with base radius 7 cm and height 7 cm 
(iv)  A sphere of radius 7 cm 
 
(A) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv) 
(B) (ii), (i), (iv), (iii) 
(C) (iii), (ii), (i), (iv) 
(D) (iv), (iii), (ii), (i) 
 
 
 
Q. 6 – Q. 10 carry two marks each. 
 
Q.6  An automobile travels from city A to city B and returns to city A by the same route. The 
speed of the vehicle during the onward and return journeys were constant at 60 km/h and 
90 km/h, respectively. What is the average speed in km/h for the entire journey? 
 
(A) 72 (B) 73 (C) 74 (D) 75 
 
GATE 2018                                                                                            General Aptitude (GA) Set-4  
GA 2/2 
Q.7  A set of 4 parallel lines intersect with another set of 5 parallel lines. How many 
parallelograms are formed? 
 
(A) 20 (B) 48 (C) 60 (D) 72 
 
 
Q.8  To pass a test, a candidate needs to answer at least 2 out of 3 questions correctly. A total of 
6,30,000 candidates appeared for the test. Question A was correctly answered by 3,30,000 
candidates. Question B was answered correctly by 2,50,000 candidates. Question C was 
answered correctly by 2,60,000 candidates. Both questions A and B were answered 
correctly by 1,00,000 candidates. Both questions B and C were answered correctly by 
90,000 candidates. Both questions A and C were answered correctly by 80,000 candidates. 
If the number of students answering all questions correctly is the same as the number 
answering none, how many candidates failed to clear the test? 
 
(A) 30,000 (B) 2,70,000 (C) 3,90,000 (D) 4,20,000 
 
 
Q.9  
If ?? 2
+ ?? - 1 = 0 what is the value of ?? 4
+
1
?? 4
? 
 
(A) 1 (B) 5 (C) 7 (D) 9 
 
 
Q.10  In a detailed study of annual crow births in India, it was found that there was relatively no 
growth during the period 2002 to 2004 and a sudden spike from 2004 to 2005. In another 
unrelated study, it was found that the revenue from cracker sales in India which remained 
fairly flat from 2002 to 2004, saw a sudden spike in 2005 before declining again in 2006. 
The solid line in the graph below refers to annual sale of crackers and the dashed line refers 
to the annual crow births in India. Choose the most appropriate inference from the above 
data. 
 
 
(A) There is a strong correlation between crow birth and cracker sales. 
(B) Cracker usage increases crow birth rate. 
(C) If cracker sale declines, crow birth will decline. 
(D) Increased birth rate of crows will cause an increase in the sale of crackers. 
 
END OF THE QUESTION PAPER 
 
GATE 2018                                                                                                                                                                         Architecture and Planning 
AR 1/11 
Q. 1 – Q. 25 carry one mark each. 
 
Q.1  In a Colour Wheel, Red and Blue colours are  
(A) Tertiary (B) Complementary (C)  Secondary (D)  Primary 
 
 
Q.2  In a bird’s eye perspective view of a cuboid, the maximum number of vanishing points is  
(A) 1 (B) 2 (C)  3 (D)  6 
 
 
Q.3  The compressive strength of M-25 concrete is  
(A) 25 kg/sqm (B) 25 N/sqmm (C)  250 N/sqmm (D)  2.5 N/sqmm 
 
 
Q.4  In Critical Path Method (CPM) for time scheduling, ‘forward pass calculation’ is carried 
out for determining 
(A) Late start and early finish time (B) Early start and early finish time 
(C) Late start and late finish time    (D) Early start and late finish time 
 
 
Q.5  Collapse of the World Trade Center (WTC), New York, in 2001, was due to 
(A) Wind load failure 
(B) Foundation failure 
(C) Thermal performance failure of reinforcement steel in RCC 
(D) Thermal performance failure of structural steel 
 
 
Q.6  During the construction of tall buildings, the equipment used for hoisting building 
materials to the upper floors is a 
(A) Goods lift (B) Capsule lift 
(C) Gantry crane (D) Tower crane   
 
 
Q.7  A Rock-cut style of architecture is represented by  
(A) Shyama Rama Temple, Bishnupur 
(B) Kailasa Temple, Ellora 
(C) Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, Khajuraho 
(D) Sanchi Stupa, Sanchi 
 
 
Q.8  ‘Area based development’ and ‘Pan city development’ are part of 
(A) Smart City Mission (B) Digital India Mission 
(C) Swachh Bharat Mission (D) Atal Innovation Mission 
 
 
 
GATE 2018                                                                                                                                                                         Architecture and Planning 
AR 2/11 
Q.9  In mass transportation, LRTS stands for 
(A) Light Rail Transit System 
(B) Linear Rail Transit System 
(C) Light Rail Transportation System 
(D) Linear Rail Transportation System 
 
 
Q.10  The structural grid type shown in the figure below is a  
   
(A) Tartan Grid (B) Square Grid (C)  Rectangular Grid (D)  Irregular Grid 
 
 
Q.11  Assuming other variables remaining constant, the Tropical Summer Index 
(A) Increases with increase in air velocity 
(B) Decreases with increase in wet-bulb temperature 
(C) Decreases with increase in globe temperature   
(D) Increases with increase in vapour pressure 
 
 
Q.12  Government of India’s urban development program ‘HRIDAY’ stands for 
(A) Heritage Rejuvenation Implementation Development Aayog Yojana 
(B) Heritage Review Implementation Development Augmentation Yojana 
(C) Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana   
(D) Heritage City Improvement and Development Aawas Yojana 
 
 
Q.13  As per the Urban and Regional Development Plan Formulation and Implementation 
(URDPFI) guidelines, the plan period considered in a ‘Perspective plan’ is 
(A) 1-10 years (B) 11-15 years (C) 20-30 years (D) 35-45 years 
 
 
Q.14  The Hall of Nations, New Delhi, was designed by  
(A) Charles Correa (B) Raj Rewal 
(C) Joseph Allen Stein (D) A. P. Kanvinde 
 
 
Q.15  As per the National Building Code of India 2016, the minimum turning radius (in metres) 
required for fire tender movement is 
(A) 8.0 (B) 8.5 (C) 9.0 (D) 9.5 
 
  
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GATE 2018                                                                                            General Aptitude (GA) Set-4  
GA 1/2 
Q. 1 – Q. 5 carry one mark each. 
Q.1  “When she fell down the _______, she received many _______ but little help. ” 
 
The words that best fill the blanks in the above sentence are  
 
(A) stairs, stares (B) stairs, stairs 
(C) stares, stairs (D) stares, stares 
 
 
Q.2  “In spite of being warned repeatedly, he failed to correct his _________ behaviour. ” 
 
The word that best fills the blank in the above sentence is  
 
(A) rational (B) reasonable (C) errant (D) good 
 
 
Q.3  For 0 = ?? = 2 ?? , sin ?? and cos ?? are both decreasing functions in the interval ________. 
 
(A) ( 0 ,
?? 2
) (B) (
?? 2
, ?? ) (C) (?? ,
3 ?? 2
) (D) (
3 ?? 2
, 2 ?? ) 
 
 
Q.4  
The area of an equilateral triangle is v 3. What is the perimeter of the triangle? 
 
(A) 2 (B) 4 (C) 6 (D) 8 
 
 
Q.5  Arrange the following three-dimensional objects in the descending order of their volumes: 
(i)  A cuboid with dimensions 10 cm, 8 cm and 6 cm
 
 
(ii)  A cube of side 8 cm 
(iii)  A cylinder with base radius 7 cm and height 7 cm 
(iv)  A sphere of radius 7 cm 
 
(A) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv) 
(B) (ii), (i), (iv), (iii) 
(C) (iii), (ii), (i), (iv) 
(D) (iv), (iii), (ii), (i) 
 
 
 
Q. 6 – Q. 10 carry two marks each. 
 
Q.6  An automobile travels from city A to city B and returns to city A by the same route. The 
speed of the vehicle during the onward and return journeys were constant at 60 km/h and 
90 km/h, respectively. What is the average speed in km/h for the entire journey? 
 
(A) 72 (B) 73 (C) 74 (D) 75 
 
GATE 2018                                                                                            General Aptitude (GA) Set-4  
GA 2/2 
Q.7  A set of 4 parallel lines intersect with another set of 5 parallel lines. How many 
parallelograms are formed? 
 
(A) 20 (B) 48 (C) 60 (D) 72 
 
 
Q.8  To pass a test, a candidate needs to answer at least 2 out of 3 questions correctly. A total of 
6,30,000 candidates appeared for the test. Question A was correctly answered by 3,30,000 
candidates. Question B was answered correctly by 2,50,000 candidates. Question C was 
answered correctly by 2,60,000 candidates. Both questions A and B were answered 
correctly by 1,00,000 candidates. Both questions B and C were answered correctly by 
90,000 candidates. Both questions A and C were answered correctly by 80,000 candidates. 
If the number of students answering all questions correctly is the same as the number 
answering none, how many candidates failed to clear the test? 
 
(A) 30,000 (B) 2,70,000 (C) 3,90,000 (D) 4,20,000 
 
 
Q.9  
If ?? 2
+ ?? - 1 = 0 what is the value of ?? 4
+
1
?? 4
? 
 
(A) 1 (B) 5 (C) 7 (D) 9 
 
 
Q.10  In a detailed study of annual crow births in India, it was found that there was relatively no 
growth during the period 2002 to 2004 and a sudden spike from 2004 to 2005. In another 
unrelated study, it was found that the revenue from cracker sales in India which remained 
fairly flat from 2002 to 2004, saw a sudden spike in 2005 before declining again in 2006. 
The solid line in the graph below refers to annual sale of crackers and the dashed line refers 
to the annual crow births in India. Choose the most appropriate inference from the above 
data. 
 
 
(A) There is a strong correlation between crow birth and cracker sales. 
(B) Cracker usage increases crow birth rate. 
(C) If cracker sale declines, crow birth will decline. 
(D) Increased birth rate of crows will cause an increase in the sale of crackers. 
 
END OF THE QUESTION PAPER 
 
GATE 2018                                                                                                                                                                         Architecture and Planning 
AR 1/11 
Q. 1 – Q. 25 carry one mark each. 
 
Q.1  In a Colour Wheel, Red and Blue colours are  
(A) Tertiary (B) Complementary (C)  Secondary (D)  Primary 
 
 
Q.2  In a bird’s eye perspective view of a cuboid, the maximum number of vanishing points is  
(A) 1 (B) 2 (C)  3 (D)  6 
 
 
Q.3  The compressive strength of M-25 concrete is  
(A) 25 kg/sqm (B) 25 N/sqmm (C)  250 N/sqmm (D)  2.5 N/sqmm 
 
 
Q.4  In Critical Path Method (CPM) for time scheduling, ‘forward pass calculation’ is carried 
out for determining 
(A) Late start and early finish time (B) Early start and early finish time 
(C) Late start and late finish time    (D) Early start and late finish time 
 
 
Q.5  Collapse of the World Trade Center (WTC), New York, in 2001, was due to 
(A) Wind load failure 
(B) Foundation failure 
(C) Thermal performance failure of reinforcement steel in RCC 
(D) Thermal performance failure of structural steel 
 
 
Q.6  During the construction of tall buildings, the equipment used for hoisting building 
materials to the upper floors is a 
(A) Goods lift (B) Capsule lift 
(C) Gantry crane (D) Tower crane   
 
 
Q.7  A Rock-cut style of architecture is represented by  
(A) Shyama Rama Temple, Bishnupur 
(B) Kailasa Temple, Ellora 
(C) Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, Khajuraho 
(D) Sanchi Stupa, Sanchi 
 
 
Q.8  ‘Area based development’ and ‘Pan city development’ are part of 
(A) Smart City Mission (B) Digital India Mission 
(C) Swachh Bharat Mission (D) Atal Innovation Mission 
 
 
 
GATE 2018                                                                                                                                                                         Architecture and Planning 
AR 2/11 
Q.9  In mass transportation, LRTS stands for 
(A) Light Rail Transit System 
(B) Linear Rail Transit System 
(C) Light Rail Transportation System 
(D) Linear Rail Transportation System 
 
 
Q.10  The structural grid type shown in the figure below is a  
   
(A) Tartan Grid (B) Square Grid (C)  Rectangular Grid (D)  Irregular Grid 
 
 
Q.11  Assuming other variables remaining constant, the Tropical Summer Index 
(A) Increases with increase in air velocity 
(B) Decreases with increase in wet-bulb temperature 
(C) Decreases with increase in globe temperature   
(D) Increases with increase in vapour pressure 
 
 
Q.12  Government of India’s urban development program ‘HRIDAY’ stands for 
(A) Heritage Rejuvenation Implementation Development Aayog Yojana 
(B) Heritage Review Implementation Development Augmentation Yojana 
(C) Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana   
(D) Heritage City Improvement and Development Aawas Yojana 
 
 
Q.13  As per the Urban and Regional Development Plan Formulation and Implementation 
(URDPFI) guidelines, the plan period considered in a ‘Perspective plan’ is 
(A) 1-10 years (B) 11-15 years (C) 20-30 years (D) 35-45 years 
 
 
Q.14  The Hall of Nations, New Delhi, was designed by  
(A) Charles Correa (B) Raj Rewal 
(C) Joseph Allen Stein (D) A. P. Kanvinde 
 
 
Q.15  As per the National Building Code of India 2016, the minimum turning radius (in metres) 
required for fire tender movement is 
(A) 8.0 (B) 8.5 (C) 9.0 (D) 9.5 
 
  
GATE 2018                                                                                                                                                                         Architecture and Planning 
AR 3/11 
 
Q.16  Sidi Bashir Mosque with ‘Shaking Minarets’ is located in 
(A) Ajmer (B) Allahabad 
(C) Ahmedabad (D) Amritsar 
 
 
Q.17  ‘Sight Distance’ is considered in the design of 
(A) Road intersection (B) Fenestration 
(C) Open kitchen (D) Auditorium 
 
 
Q.18  In India, the term ‘Town Planning Scheme’ refers to 
(A) Land renewal (B) Land rejuvenation 
(C) Land reclamation (D) Land readjustment   
 
 
Q.19  Bamboo is a type of 
(A) Shrub (B) Timber 
(C) Evergreen tree (D) Perennial grass   
 
 
Q.20  According to the UN, one of the components for measuring ‘inclusive growth’ is 
(A) Economic well-being (B) Physical infrastructure 
(C) Education (D) Life expectancy 
 
 
Q.21  The unit of measurement of Damp Proof Course (DPC) in building construction is 
(A) kg (B) cum (C) sqm (D) rm 
 
 
Q.22  Which of the following is NOT a Building Information Modeling software tool 
(A) Adobe Illustrator (B) Bentley Microstation 
(C) Autodesk Revit (D) Graphisoft ARCHICAD 
 
 
Q.23  The concentric circles in a solar chart represent 
(A) Azimuth angle (B) Altitude angle 
(C) Horizontal shadow angle (D) Vertical shadow angle 
 
 
Q.24  A room of 3m × 3m × 3m has a reverberation time of 0.8 sec. Using Sabine’s method, the 
total absorption in the room is _____________ sabin (up to one decimal place).   
 
 
Q.25  A 25 storeyed building has 5 lifts.  The resulting waiting time is 35 sec and ‘Return Travel 
Time’ is 175 sec.  The number of lifts required for reducing waiting time to 25 sec, without 
increasing the lift speed, is _______________ 
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