GATE Solved Paper 2017-19 - GATE 2019

1. The expenditure on the project _________ as follows: equipment Rs.20 lakhs, salaries Rs.12 lakhs, and contingency Rs.3 lakhs.

  • Option : C
  • Explanation :
    ‘Breaks down’ is a transitive phrasal verb which means to divide something such as a total amount into separate parts. Option (C) is most suitable.
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2. The search engine’s business model ___________ around the fulcrum of trust.

  • Option : A
  • Explanation :
    The search engine business model revolves around the fulcrum of trust.
    Fulcrum is any thing that plays a central or essential role in an activity, event, or situation.
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3. Two cars start at the same time from the same location and go in the same direction. The speed of the first car is 50 km/h and the speed of the second car is 60 km/h. The number of hours it takes for the distance between the two cars to be 20 km is ____________.

  • Option : B
  • Explanation :
    Speed of car A = 50 km/hr
    Speed of car B = 60 km/hr
    Since, both cars A and B are moving in same direction, the relative speed = 60 – 50 = 10 km/hr
    Distance required between them = 20 km
    Time = Distance/Speed = 20/10 = 2 hrs
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4. Ten friends planned to share equally the cost of buying a gift for their teacher. When two of them decided not to contribute, each of the other friends had to pay Rs 150 more. The cost of the gift was Rs. ___________.

  • Option : C
  • Explanation :
    Let share of each student = x
    Total cost of gift = 10 × x
    x = 8(x + 150)
    x = 600
    Total cost = 10 × 600 = 6000
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5. A court is to a judge as ___________ is to a teacher.

  • Option : D
  • Explanation :
    A ‘court’ is for a ‘judge’ as a ‘school’ is for a ‘teacher’.
    Court is a place where a judge works.
    Similarly, school is a place where a teacher works.
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