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Question 1

If she _______________ how to calibrate the instrument, she _______________ done the experiment.
  • knows, will have
  • knew, had
  • had known, could have
  • should have known, would have

Question 2

Choose the word that is opposite in meaning to the word “coherent”.
  • sticky
  • well-connected
  • rambling
  • friendly

Question 3

Which number does not belong in the series below? 2, 5, 10, 17, 26, 37, 50, 64
  • 17
  • 37
  • 64
  • 26

Question 4

The table below has question-wise data on the performance of students in an examination. The marks for each question are also listed. There is no negative or partial marking in the examination. GATECS2014Q5 What is the average of the marks obtained by the class in the examination
  • 1.34
  • 1.74
  • 3.02
  • 3.91

Question 5

A dance programme is scheduled for 10.00 a.m. Some students are participating in the programme and they need to come an hour earlier than the start of the event. These students should be accompanied by a parent. Other students and parents should come in time for the programme. The instruction you think that is appropriate for this is
  • Students should come at 9.00 a.m. and parents should come at 10.00 a.m.
  • Participating students should come at 9.00 a.m. accompanied by a parent, and other parents and students should come by 10.00 a.m.
  • Students who are not participating should come by 10.00 a.m. and they should not bring their parents. Participating students should come at 9.00 a.m.
  • Participating students should come before 9.00 a.m. Parents who accompany them should come at 9.00 a.m. All others should come at 10.00 a.m.

Question 6

By the beginning of the 20th century, several hypotheses were being proposed, suggesting a paradigm shift in our understanding of the universe. However, the clinching evidence was provided by experimental measurements of the position of a star which was directly behind our sun. Which of the following inference(s) may be drawn from the above passage?
(i) Our understanding of the universe changes
    based on the positions of stars
(ii) Paradigm shifts usually occur at the
     beginning of centuries
(iii) Stars are important objects in the
(iv) Experimental evidence was important in
     confirming this paradigm shift 
  • (i), (ii) and (iv)
  • (iii) only
  • (i) and (iv)
  • (iv) only

Question 7

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Rupees grew at 7% during 2012-2013. For international comparison, the GDP is compared in US Dollars (USD) after conversion based on the market exchange rate. During the period 2012-2013 the exchange rate for the USD increased from Rs. 50/ USD to Rs. 60/ USD. India’s GDP in USD during the period 2012-2013
  • increased by 5 %
  • decreased by 13%
  • decreased by 20%
  • decreased by 11%

Question 8

The ratio of male to female students in a college for five years is plotted in the following line graph. If the number of female students in 2011 and 2012 is equal, what is the ratio of male students in 2012 to male students in 2011? GATECS2014Q9
  • 1:1
  • 2:1
  • 1.5:1
  • 2.5:1

Question 9

Consider the equation: (7526)8 − (Y)8 = (4364)8 , where (X)N stands for X to the base N. Find Y.
  • 1634
  • 1737
  • 3142
  • 3162

Question 10

Consider the following statements:
  P: Good mobile phones are not cheap
  Q: Cheap mobile phones are not good

  L: P implies Q
  M: Q implies P
  N: P is equivalent to Q 
Which one of the following about L, M, and N is CORRECT?
  • Only L is TRUE.
  • Only M is TRUE.
  • Only N is TRUE.
  • L, M and N are TRUE

There are 65 questions to complete.

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