GATE 2017 MOCK II

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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:
A
Team A will win by 20m
B
Team B will win by 20m
C
Team A will win by 40m
D
Team B will win by 40m
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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 ?
A
13
B
15
C
23
D
26
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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 ?
A
2.36 hours
B
1.24 hours
C
0.80 hours
D
2.56 hours
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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 ?
A
21 %
B
33 %
C
42 %
D
44 %
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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:
A
18
B
108
C
432
D
144
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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
A
assure
B
insure
C
ensure
D
make sure
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Question 7
Cocaine will have pernicious effect on your physical fitness.

Find synonym of the underlined word.
A
insidious
B
malicious
C
prolonged
D
boggling
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Question 8
Choose the one that best fits the sentence below.
The _______ of glory lead but to the ______ 
A
path, grave
B
ways, happiness
C
acts, prosperity
D
achievements, suffering
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Question 9
Gardener said to me, “Don’t pluck the beautiful flowers.”

Select the appropriate Indirect Speech of the above.
A
Gardner forbade me to pluck the flowers.
B
Gardner forbade me not to pluck the flowers.
C
Gardner told me to pluck the flowers.
D
Gardner told me that I should not pluck the flowers.
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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
A
till
B
since
C
for
D
before
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There are 65 questions to complete.


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