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GATE 2016  General Aptitude – GA Set-8 
Q. 1 – Q. 5 carry one mark each. 
Q.1 The chairman requested the aggrieved shareholders to _________________ him. 
 
(A)   bare with (B)   bore with (C)   bear with (D)   bare 
 
 
Q.2 Identify the correct spelling out of the given options: 
(A) Managable (B) Manageable (C)  Mangaeble (D)  Managible 
 
 
Q.3 Pick the odd one out in the following: 
 
13, 23, 33, 43, 53 
(A)   23 (B)   33 (C)   43 (D)   53 
 
 
Q.4 R2D2 is a robot. R2D2 can repair aeroplanes. No other robot can repair aeroplanes. 
 
Which of the following can be logically inferred from the above statements? 
(A)   R2D2 is a robot which can only repair aeroplanes. 
 
(B)   R2D2 is the only robot which can repair aeroplanes. 
 
(C)   R2D2 is a robot which can repair only aeroplanes. 
 
(D)   Only R2D2 is a robot. 
 
 
 
Q.5 If   |9y -6| =3, then y
2
 -4y/3  is               . 
(A) 0 (B) +1/3 (C)  -1/3 (D)  undefined 
 
 
  
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GATE 2016  General Aptitude – GA Set-8 
Q. 1 – Q. 5 carry one mark each. 
Q.1 The chairman requested the aggrieved shareholders to _________________ him. 
 
(A)   bare with (B)   bore with (C)   bear with (D)   bare 
 
 
Q.2 Identify the correct spelling out of the given options: 
(A) Managable (B) Manageable (C)  Mangaeble (D)  Managible 
 
 
Q.3 Pick the odd one out in the following: 
 
13, 23, 33, 43, 53 
(A)   23 (B)   33 (C)   43 (D)   53 
 
 
Q.4 R2D2 is a robot. R2D2 can repair aeroplanes. No other robot can repair aeroplanes. 
 
Which of the following can be logically inferred from the above statements? 
(A)   R2D2 is a robot which can only repair aeroplanes. 
 
(B)   R2D2 is the only robot which can repair aeroplanes. 
 
(C)   R2D2 is a robot which can repair only aeroplanes. 
 
(D)   Only R2D2 is a robot. 
 
 
 
Q.5 If   |9y -6| =3, then y
2
 -4y/3  is               . 
(A) 0 (B) +1/3 (C)  -1/3 (D)  undefined 
 
 
  
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GATE 2016  General Aptitude – GA Set-8 
Q. 6 – Q. 10 carry two marks each.  
Q.6 The following graph represents the installed capacity for cement production (in tonnes) and the 
actual production (in tonnes) of nine cement plants of a cement company. Capacity utilization of a 
plant is defined as ratio of actual production of cement to installed capacity. A plant with installed 
capacity of at least 200 tonnes is called a large plant and a plant with lesser capacity is called a 
small plant. The difference between total production of large plants and small plants, in tonnes is 
____. 
 
 
 
 
Q.7 A poll of students appearing for masters in engineering indicated that 60 % of the students believed 
that mechanical engineering is a profession unsuitable for women. A research study on women with 
masters or higher degrees in mechanical engineering found that 99 % of such women were 
successful in their professions. 
 
Which of the following can be logically inferred from the above paragraph? 
(A)   Many students have misconceptions regarding various engineering disciplines. 
 
(B)  Men with advanced degrees in mechanical engineering believe women are well suited to be 
mechanical engineers. 
 
(C)  Mechanical engineering is a profession well suited for women with masters or higher degrees 
in mechanical engineering. 
 
(D)   The number of women pursuing higher degrees in mechanical engineering is small. 
 
 
 
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GATE 2016  General Aptitude – GA Set-8 
Q. 1 – Q. 5 carry one mark each. 
Q.1 The chairman requested the aggrieved shareholders to _________________ him. 
 
(A)   bare with (B)   bore with (C)   bear with (D)   bare 
 
 
Q.2 Identify the correct spelling out of the given options: 
(A) Managable (B) Manageable (C)  Mangaeble (D)  Managible 
 
 
Q.3 Pick the odd one out in the following: 
 
13, 23, 33, 43, 53 
(A)   23 (B)   33 (C)   43 (D)   53 
 
 
Q.4 R2D2 is a robot. R2D2 can repair aeroplanes. No other robot can repair aeroplanes. 
 
Which of the following can be logically inferred from the above statements? 
(A)   R2D2 is a robot which can only repair aeroplanes. 
 
(B)   R2D2 is the only robot which can repair aeroplanes. 
 
(C)   R2D2 is a robot which can repair only aeroplanes. 
 
(D)   Only R2D2 is a robot. 
 
 
 
Q.5 If   |9y -6| =3, then y
2
 -4y/3  is               . 
(A) 0 (B) +1/3 (C)  -1/3 (D)  undefined 
 
 
  
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GATE 2016  General Aptitude – GA Set-8 
Q. 6 – Q. 10 carry two marks each.  
Q.6 The following graph represents the installed capacity for cement production (in tonnes) and the 
actual production (in tonnes) of nine cement plants of a cement company. Capacity utilization of a 
plant is defined as ratio of actual production of cement to installed capacity. A plant with installed 
capacity of at least 200 tonnes is called a large plant and a plant with lesser capacity is called a 
small plant. The difference between total production of large plants and small plants, in tonnes is 
____. 
 
 
 
 
Q.7 A poll of students appearing for masters in engineering indicated that 60 % of the students believed 
that mechanical engineering is a profession unsuitable for women. A research study on women with 
masters or higher degrees in mechanical engineering found that 99 % of such women were 
successful in their professions. 
 
Which of the following can be logically inferred from the above paragraph? 
(A)   Many students have misconceptions regarding various engineering disciplines. 
 
(B)  Men with advanced degrees in mechanical engineering believe women are well suited to be 
mechanical engineers. 
 
(C)  Mechanical engineering is a profession well suited for women with masters or higher degrees 
in mechanical engineering. 
 
(D)   The number of women pursuing higher degrees in mechanical engineering is small. 
 
 
 
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GATE 2016  General Aptitude – GA Set-8 
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Q.8 Sourya committee had proposed the establishment of Sourya Institutes of Technology (SITs) in line 
with Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) to cater to the technological and industrial needs of a 
developing country. 
 
Which of the following can be logically inferred from the above sentence? 
 
Based on the proposal, 
(i) In the initial years, SIT students will get degrees from IIT. 
(ii) SITs will have a distinct national objective. 
(iii) SIT like institutions can only be established in consultation with IIT. 
(iv) SITs will serve technological needs of a developing country. 
 
(A)   (iii) and (iv) only. (B)   (i) and (iv) only. 
 
(C)   (ii) and (iv) only. (D)   (ii) and (iii) only. 
 
 
Q.9 Shaquille O’ Neal is a 60% career free throw shooter, meaning that he successfully makes 60 free 
throws out of 100 attempts on average. What is the probability that he will successfully 
make exactly 6 free throws in 10 attempts? 
 
(A)   0.2508
 
(B)   0.2816 (C)   0.2934 (D)   0.6000 
 
 
Q.10 The numeral in the units position of  211
870
 + 146
127
 × 3
424
 
is _____. 
 
 
END OF THE QUESTION PAPER 
 
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