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GATE 2016  General Aptitude - GA Set-6
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Q. 1 – Q. 5 carry one mark each.
Q.1  The man who is now Municipal Commissioner worked as ____________________.

(A) the security guard at a university

(B) a security guard at the university

(C) a security guard at university

(D) the security guard at the university

Q.2  Nobody knows how the Indian cricket team is going to cope with the difficult and seamer-friendly
wickets in Australia.

Choose the option which is closest in meaning to the underlined phrase in the above sentence.

(A)   put up with (B)   put in with (C)   put down to  (D)   put up against

Q.3  Find the odd one in the following group of words.

mock,   deride,   praise,   jeer

(A) mock (B) deride (C)  praise (D)  jeer

Q.4  Pick the odd one from the following options.

(A)   CADBE (B)   JHKIL (C)   XVYWZ (D)   ONPMQ

Q.5  In a quadratic function, the value of the product of the roots (a, ß) is 4. Find the value of

???? ???? + ???? ???? ???? - ???? + ???? - ????

(A)   n
4
(B)   4
n
(C)   2
2n-1
(D)   4
n-1

Q. 6 – Q. 10 carry two marks each.
Q.6  Among 150 faculty members in an institute, 55 are connected with each other through Facebook
®

and 85 are connected through WhatsApp
®
. 30 faculty members do not have Facebook
®
or
WhatsApp
®
accounts. The number of faculty members connected only through Facebook
®
accounts
is ______________.

(A)   35 (B)   45 (C)   65 (D)   90

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GATE 2016  General Aptitude - GA Set-6
1/3
Q. 1 – Q. 5 carry one mark each.
Q.1  The man who is now Municipal Commissioner worked as ____________________.

(A) the security guard at a university

(B) a security guard at the university

(C) a security guard at university

(D) the security guard at the university

Q.2  Nobody knows how the Indian cricket team is going to cope with the difficult and seamer-friendly
wickets in Australia.

Choose the option which is closest in meaning to the underlined phrase in the above sentence.

(A)   put up with (B)   put in with (C)   put down to  (D)   put up against

Q.3  Find the odd one in the following group of words.

mock,   deride,   praise,   jeer

(A) mock (B) deride (C)  praise (D)  jeer

Q.4  Pick the odd one from the following options.

(A)   CADBE (B)   JHKIL (C)   XVYWZ (D)   ONPMQ

Q.5  In a quadratic function, the value of the product of the roots (a, ß) is 4. Find the value of

???? ???? + ???? ???? ???? - ???? + ???? - ????

(A)   n
4
(B)   4
n
(C)   2
2n-1
(D)   4
n-1

Q. 6 – Q. 10 carry two marks each.
Q.6  Among 150 faculty members in an institute, 55 are connected with each other through Facebook
®

and 85 are connected through WhatsApp
®
. 30 faculty members do not have Facebook
®
or
WhatsApp
®
accounts. The number of faculty members connected only through Facebook
®
accounts
is ______________.

(A)   35 (B)   45 (C)   65 (D)   90

GATE 2016  General Aptitude - GA Set-6
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Q.7  Computers were invented for performing only high-end useful computations. However, it is no
understatement that they have taken over our world today. The internet, for example, is ubiquitous.
Many believe that the internet itself is an unintended consequence of the original invention. With
the advent of mobile computing on our phones, a whole new dimension is now enabled. One is left
wondering if all these developments are good or, more importantly, required.

Which of the statement(s) below is/are logically valid and can be inferred from the above
paragraph?

(i) The author believes that computers are not good for us.
(ii) Mobile computers and the internet are both intended inventions

(A)   (i) only (B)   (ii) only (C)   both (i) and (ii) (D)   neither (i) nor (ii)

Q.8  All hill-stations have a lake. Ooty has two lakes.

Which of the statement(s) below is/are logically valid and can be inferred from the above
sentences?

(i) Ooty is not a hill-station.
(ii) No hill-station can have more than one lake.

(A) (i) only

(B) (ii) only
(C) both (i) and (ii) (D) neither (i) nor (ii)

Q.9  In a 2 × 4 rectangle grid shown below, each cell is a rectangle. How many rectangles can be
observed in the grid?

(A)   21 (B)   27 (C)   30 (D)   36

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GATE 2016  General Aptitude - GA Set-6
1/3
Q. 1 – Q. 5 carry one mark each.
Q.1  The man who is now Municipal Commissioner worked as ____________________.

(A) the security guard at a university

(B) a security guard at the university

(C) a security guard at university

(D) the security guard at the university

Q.2  Nobody knows how the Indian cricket team is going to cope with the difficult and seamer-friendly
wickets in Australia.

Choose the option which is closest in meaning to the underlined phrase in the above sentence.

(A)   put up with (B)   put in with (C)   put down to  (D)   put up against

Q.3  Find the odd one in the following group of words.

mock,   deride,   praise,   jeer

(A) mock (B) deride (C)  praise (D)  jeer

Q.4  Pick the odd one from the following options.

(A)   CADBE (B)   JHKIL (C)   XVYWZ (D)   ONPMQ

Q.5  In a quadratic function, the value of the product of the roots (a, ß) is 4. Find the value of

???? ???? + ???? ???? ???? - ???? + ???? - ????

(A)   n
4
(B)   4
n
(C)   2
2n-1
(D)   4
n-1

Q. 6 – Q. 10 carry two marks each.
Q.6  Among 150 faculty members in an institute, 55 are connected with each other through Facebook
®

and 85 are connected through WhatsApp
®
. 30 faculty members do not have Facebook
®
or
WhatsApp
®
accounts. The number of faculty members connected only through Facebook
®
accounts
is ______________.

(A)   35 (B)   45 (C)   65 (D)   90

GATE 2016  General Aptitude - GA Set-6
2/3
Q.7  Computers were invented for performing only high-end useful computations. However, it is no
understatement that they have taken over our world today. The internet, for example, is ubiquitous.
Many believe that the internet itself is an unintended consequence of the original invention. With
the advent of mobile computing on our phones, a whole new dimension is now enabled. One is left
wondering if all these developments are good or, more importantly, required.

Which of the statement(s) below is/are logically valid and can be inferred from the above
paragraph?

(i) The author believes that computers are not good for us.
(ii) Mobile computers and the internet are both intended inventions

(A)   (i) only (B)   (ii) only (C)   both (i) and (ii) (D)   neither (i) nor (ii)

Q.8  All hill-stations have a lake. Ooty has two lakes.

Which of the statement(s) below is/are logically valid and can be inferred from the above
sentences?

(i) Ooty is not a hill-station.
(ii) No hill-station can have more than one lake.

(A) (i) only

(B) (ii) only
(C) both (i) and (ii) (D) neither (i) nor (ii)

Q.9  In a 2 × 4 rectangle grid shown below, each cell is a rectangle. How many rectangles can be
observed in the grid?

(A)   21 (B)   27 (C)   30 (D)   36

GATE 2016  General Aptitude - GA Set-6
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Q.10

Choose the correct expression for f(x) given in the graph.

(A)   ???? ( ???? ) = 1 -| ???? -1| (B)   ???? ( ???? ) = 1+| ???? -1|

(C)   ???? ( ???? ) = 2 -| ???? -1| (D)   ???? ( ???? ) = 2+| ???? -1|

END OF THE QUESTION PAPER

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