# GATE 2017 MOCK II

• Last Updated : 28 Jun, 2021

## GATE 2017 MOCK I

 Question 1
Suppose there are two teams A and B. Both of them are competing with each other on a racing track of 1 km. But team A has got the advantage of starting the race from 280 m from the starting point. If the ratio of speed of A to B is 3:4.

Select the correct option from the options given below: Team A will win by 20m Team B will win by 20m Team A will win by 40m Team B will win by 40m

Question 1-Explanation:
To win the race first, A has to cover (1000 – 280) m = 720m B covers 4 part of distance when A covers 3 part of it. So, if A covers 720m, then B covers (4/3 * 720)m i.e. 960m Hence, A will win the race by 40m.
 Question 2
There are 5 brothers in a family. All were born at a gap of 3 years. If the sum total of ages of 5 brothers is 100. What is the age of 2nd most elder brother ? 13 15 23 26

Question 2-Explanation:
Let the age of youngest brother be x Then, x + (x + 3) + (x + 6) + (x + 9) + (x + 12) = 100 => 5x = 70 => x = 14 Therefore, age of 2nd most elder brother = 14 + 9 = 23.
 Question 3
If there are 5 persons who can work individually and complete a work in 2, 4, 5, 6 and 8 hours respectively. If they work together then how much time will it take to finish the work ? 2.36 hours 1.24 hours 0.80 hours 2.56 hours

Question 3-Explanation:
In 1 hour, ½ + ¼ + ⅕ +⅙ + ⅛ = 149/120 = 1.24 is the work done. Hence, total time to complete the work would be = 1/1.24 = 0.80 hours
 Question 4
If we increase the sides of a rectangular park by 20% , then, what is the total increase in the area of that park ? 21 % 33 % 42 % 44 %

Question 4-Explanation:
Let length of park = L and breadth of park = B Original Area = BL m2 New Length = 120L/100 = 6L/5 New Breadth = 120B/100 = 6B/5 New Area = 36LB/25 m2 so, Change in area = New – Original = 11LB/25 m2 % increase = Change / original * 100 = 44%
 Question 5
The sum of the digits in the unit place of all the 4 digit numbers formed with the help of 3, 4, 5 and 6 taken all at a time is: 18 108 432 144

Question 5-Explanation:
Required sum = 3!(3 + 4 + 5 + 6) = 108 [If we fix 3 of the unit place, other three digits can be arranged in ways similarly for 4, 5, 6.]
 Question 6
Choose the one that best fits the sentence below.
`The state’s duty is to _______ the safety of its citizen` assure insure ensure make sure

 Question 7
Cocaine will have pernicious effect on your physical fitness.

Find synonym of the underlined word. insidious malicious prolonged boggling

 Question 8
Choose the one that best fits the sentence below.
`The _______ of glory lead but to the ______ ` path, grave ways, happiness acts, prosperity achievements, suffering

 Question 9
Gardener said to me, “Don’t pluck the beautiful flowers.”

Select the appropriate Indirect Speech of the above. Gardner forbade me to pluck the flowers. Gardner forbade me not to pluck the flowers. Gardner told me to pluck the flowers. Gardner told me that I should not pluck the flowers.

 Question 10
I haven’t had a call from the office about the meeting ________ last Monday.

Select the appropriate word to fill in the blank from the given options till since for before

There are 65 questions to complete.