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GATE Civil 2020 Set 1 | GA Question: 1
It is a common criticism that most of the academicians live in their ________ , so, they are not aware of their real life challenges. homes ivory towers glass palaces big flats
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GATE Civil 2020 Set 1 | GA Question: 2
His hunger for reading is insatiable. He reads indiscriminately. He is most certainly a/an ______ reader. all-round precocious voracious wise
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GATE Civil 2020 Set 1 | GA Question: 3
Select the word that fits the analogy: Fuse : Fusion :: Use : ______ Usage User Uses Usion
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GATE Civil 2020 Set 1 | GA Question: 4
If $0,1,2,\dots,7,8,9$ are coded as $O,P,Q,\dots,V,W,X$, then $45$ will be coded as ______. $TS$ $ST$ $SS$ $SU$
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GATE Civil 2020 Set 1 | GA Question: 5
The sum of two positive numbers is $100$. After subtracting $5$ from each number, the product of the resulting numbers is $0$. One of the original numbers is ______. $80$ $85$ $90$ $95$
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GATE Civil 2020 Set 1 | GA Question: 6
The American psychologist Howard Gardner expounds that human intelligence can be subcategorized into multiple kinds, in such a way that individuals differ with respect to their relative competence in each kind. Based on this ... of multiple intelligences. Modern educationists insist that the teaching curriculum and evaluation needs to be multi-dimensional.
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GATE Civil 2020 Set 1 | GA Question: 7
Five friends $P,Q,R,S$ and $T$ went camping. At night, they had to sleep in a row inside the tent. $P,Q$ and $T$ refused to sleep next to $R$ since he snored loudly. $P$ and $S$ wanted to avoid $Q$ as he usually ... in sleep. Assuming everyone was satisfied with the sleeping arrangements, what is the order in which they slept? $RSPTQ$ $SPRTQ$ $QRSPT$ $QTSPR$
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GATE Civil 2020 Set 1 | GA Question: 8
Insert seven numbers between $2$ and $34$, such that the resulting sequence including $2$ and $34$ is an arithmetic progression. The sum of these inserted seven numbers is ______. $120$ $124$ $126$ $130$
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GATE Civil 2020 Set 1 | GA Question: 9
The unit’s place in $26591749^{110016}$ is ______. $1$ $3$ $6$ $9$
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GATE Civil 2020 Set 1 | GA Question: 10
The total expenditure of a family, on different activities in a month, is shown in the pie-chart. The extra money spent on education as compared to transport (in percent) is ______. $5$ $33.3$ $50$ $100$
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GATE2020-CE-1-1
In the following partial differential equation, $\theta$ is a function of $t$ and $z$, and $D$ and $K$ are functions of $\theta$ ... The above equation is a second order linear equation a second degree linear equation a second order non-linear equation a second degree non-linear equation
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GATE2020-CE-1-2
The value of $\displaystyle{} \lim_{x\to\infty}\dfrac{x^2-5x+4}{4x^2+2x}$ is $0 \\$ $\dfrac{1}{4} \\$ $\dfrac{1}{2} \\$ $1$
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calculus
limits
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GATE2020-CE-1-3
The true value of $\ln(2)$ is $0.69$. If the value of $\ln(2)$ is obtained by linear interpolation between $\ln(1)$ and $\ln(6)$, the percentage of absolute error (round off to the nearest integer), is $35$ $48$ $69$ $84$
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Numerical Methods
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numerical-methods
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GATE2020-CE-1-4
The area of an ellipse represented by an equation $\dfrac{x^2}{a^2}+\dfrac{y^2}{b^2}=1$ is $\dfrac{\pi ab}{4} \\$ $\dfrac{\pi ab}{2} \\$ $\pi ab \\$ $\dfrac{4\pi ab}{3}$
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Calculus
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calculus
curves
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GATE2020-CE-1-5
Consider the planar truss shown in the figure (not drawn to the scale) Neglecting self weight of the numbers, the number of zero-force members in the truss under the action of the load $P$, is $6$ $7$ $8$ $9$
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Structural Analysis
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GATE2020-CE-1-6
A reinforcing steel bar, partially embedded in concrete, is subjected to a tensile force $P$. The figure that appropriately represents the distribution of the magnitude of bond stress (represented as hatched region), along the embedded length of the bar, is
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Construction Materials and Management
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GATE2020-CE-1-7
In a two-dimensional stress analysis, the state of stress at a point $P$ is $\begin{bmatrix} \sigma \end{bmatrix} = \begin{bmatrix}\sigma_{xx} &\tau_{xy} \\ \tau_{xy} &\sigma_{yy} \end{bmatrix}$ The necessary and sufficient condition for existence of the state of pure shear at ... $\tau_{xy}=0$ $\sigma_{xx}+\sigma_{yy}=0$ $(\sigma_{xx}-\sigma_{yy})^2+4\tau^2_{xy}=0$
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Soil Mechanics
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matrix
two-dimensional-flow
geotechnical-engineering
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GATE2020-CE-1-8
During the process of hydration of cement, due to increase in Dicalcium Silicate $(C_2S)$ content in cement clinker, the heat of hydration increases decreases initially decreases and then increases does not change
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Construction Materials and Management
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GATE2020-CE-1-9
The Los Angeles test for stone aggregates is used to examine abrasion resistance crushing strength soundness specific gravity
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Foundation Engineering
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tests-on-aggregates
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GATE2020-CE-1-10
Which one of the following statements is. $\textbf{NOT}$ correct? A clay deposit with a liquidity index greater than unity is in a state of plastic consistency. The cohesion of normally consolidated clay is zero when triaxial test is conducted ... 's equation predicts higher value of vertical stress at a point directly beneath the load as compared to Westergaards's equation.
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boussinesqs-theory
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GATE2020-CE-1-11
In a soil investigation work at a site, Standard Penetration Test (SPT) was conducted at every $1.5\:m$ interval upto $30\: m$ depth. At $3\:m$ depth, the observed number of hammer blows for three successive $150\:mm$ penetrations were $8,6$ and $9$,respectively. The SPT N-value at $3\:m$ depth, is $23$ $17$ $15$ $14$
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GATE2020-CE-1-12
Velocity of flow is proportional to the first power of hydraulic gradient in Darcy’s law. This law is applicable to laminar flow in porous media transitional flow in porous media turbulent flow in porous media laminar as well as turbulent flow in porous media
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GATE2020-CE-1-13
A body floating in a liquid is in a stable state of equilibrium if its metacentre lies above its centre of gravity metacentre lies below its centre of gravity metacentre coincides with its centre of gravity centre of gravity is below its centre of buoyancy
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equilibrium-equations
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GATE2020-CE-1-14
Uniform flow with velocity $U$ makes an angle $\theta$ with $y$-axis, as shown in the figure The velocity potential $(\phi)$, is $\pm U(x\sin\theta+y\cos\theta)$ $\pm U(y\sin\theta-x\cos\theta)$ $\pm U(x\sin\theta-y\cos\theta)$ $\pm U(y\sin\theta+x\cos\theta)$
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uniform-flow
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GATE2020-CE-1-15
The data for an agricultural field for a specific month are given below: ... $mm$) to be applied to the field in that month, is $0$ $20$ $40$ $80$
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crop-water-requirements
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GATE2020-CE-1-16
During chlorination process, aqueous (aq) chlorine reacts rapidly with water to form $Cl^-,HOCl$, and $H^+$ as shown below $Cl_2(aq)+H_2O\:{\large\rightleftharpoons}\:HOCl+Cl^-+H^+$ The most active disinfectant in the chlorination process from amongst the following, is $H^+$ $HOCl$ $Cl^-$ $H_2O$
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GATE2020-CE-1-17
An amount of $35.67\:mg\:HCl$ is added to distilled water and the total solution volume is made to one litre. The atomic weights of $H$ and $Cl$ are $1$ and $35.5$, respectively. Neglecting the dissociation of water, the pH of the solution, is $3.50$ $3.01$ $2.50$ $2.01$
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water-resources-engineering
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GATE2020-CE-1-18
The probability that a $50$ year flood may $\textbf{NOT}$ occur at all during $25$ years life of a project (round off to two decimal places), is _______.
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numerical-answers
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GATE2020-CE-1-19
A planar elastic structure is subjected to uniformly distributed load, as shown in the figure (not drawn to the scale) Neglecting self-weight, the maximum bending moment generated in the structure (in $kN.m$, round off to the nearest integer), is _______.
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Solid Mechanics
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bending-moment
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planar-elastic-structure
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GATE2020-CE-1-20
In an urban area, a median is provided to separate the opposing stream of traffic. As per $IRC:86-1983$, the desirable minimum width (in $m$, expressed as integer) of the median, is _______.
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design-of-pavements-using-irc-codes
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GATE2020-CE-1-21
A road in a hilly terrain is to be laid at a gradient of $4.5\%$. A horizontal curve of radius $100\:m$ is laid at a location on this road. Gradient needs to be eased due to combination of curved horizontal and vertical profiles of the road. As per IRC, the compensated gradient (in $\%$, round off to one decimal place), is _______.
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GATE2020-CE-1-22
In a drained triaxial compression test, a sample of sand fails at deviator stress of $150\:kPa$ under confining pressure of $50\:kPa$. The angle of internal friction (in degree, round off to the nearest integer) of the sample, is ______
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characteristics-of-sand
numerical-answers
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GATE2020-CE-1-23
A fully submerged infinite sandy slope has an inclination of $30^\circ{}$ with the horizontal. The saturated unit weight and effective angle of internal friction of sand are $18\:kN/m^3$ and $38^\circ{}$ ... is parallel to the slope. Against shear failure of the slope, the factor of safety (round off to two decimal places) is ______.
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GATE2020-CE-1-24
A $4\:m$ wide rectangular channel carries $6\:m^3/s$ of water. The Manning’s ‘$n$’ of the open channel is $0.02$. Considering $g=9.81\:m/s^2$, the critical velocity of flow (in $m/s$, round off to two decimal places ) in the channel, is ____________.
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GATE2020-CE-1-25
A river has a flow of $1000$ million litres per day (MLD), $BOD_5$ of $5\:mg/litre$ and Dissolved Oxygen (DO) level of $8\:mg/litre$ before receiving the wastewater discharge at a location. For the existing environmental conditions, the saturation ... complete mixing of wastewater and river water, the immediate DO deficit (in $mg/litre$ round off to two decimal places), is ______.
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biochemical-oxygen-demand
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GATE2020-CE-1-27
A continuous function $f(x)$ is defined. If the third derivative at $x_i$ is to be computed by using the fourth order central finite-divided-difference scheme (with step length $=h$ ...
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calculus
derivatives
continuous-function
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GATE2020-CE-1-28
Distributed load(s) of $50\:kN/m$ may occupy position(s) (either continuously or in patches) on the girder $\textbf{PQRST}$ as shown in the figure (not drawn to the scale) The maximum negative (hogging) bending moment (in $kN.m$) that occurs at point $\textbf{R}$, is $22.50$ $56.25$ $93.75$ $150.00$
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effective-stress
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GATE2020-CE-1-29
A rigid weightless platform $\textbf{PQRS}$ shown in the figure ( not drawn to the scale) can slide freely in the vertical direction. The platform is held in position by the weightless member $\textbf{OJ}$ and four weightless, frictionless rollers. Points $\textbf{O}$ ... of horizontal component of the reaction ( in $kN$) at pin $\textbf{O}$, is $90$ $120$ $150$ $180$
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GATE2020-CE-1-30
A cantilever beam $\textbf{PQ}$ of uniform flexural rigidity (EI) is subjected to a concentrated moment M at $\textbf{R}$ as shown in the figure The deflection at the free end $\textbf{Q}$ is $\large\frac{ML^2}{6EI} \\$ $\large\frac{ML^2}{4EI} \\$ $\large\frac{3ML^2}{8EI} \\$ $\large\frac{3ML^2}{4EI} $
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Solid Mechanics
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flexural-and-shear-stress
flexural-rigidity
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GATE2020-CE-1-31
A dowel bar is placed at a contraction joint. When contraction occurs, the concrete slab cracks at predetermined location(s). Identify the arrangement, which shows the correct placement of dowel bar and the place of occurrence of the contraction of crack(s).
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