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GATE ECE 2012

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

+2

-0.6

A and B are friends. They decide to meet between 1 PM and 2 PM on a given day. There is a
condition that whoever arrives first will not wait for the other for more than 15 minutes. The
probability that they will meet on that day is

2

GATE ECE 2012

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

+2

-0.6

The data given in the following table summarizes the monthly budget of an average household.

The approximate percentage of the monthly budget **NOT** spent on savings is

3

GATE ECE 2012

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

+2

-0.6

There are eight bags of rice looking alike, seven of which have equal weight and one is slightly
heavier. The weighing balance is of unlimited capacity. Using this balance, the minimum number
of weighings required to identify the heavier bag is

4

GATE ECE 2012

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

+2

-0.6

**One of the legacies of the Roman legions was discipline. In the legions, military law prevailed
and discipline was brutal. Discipline on the battlefield kept units obedient, intact and fighting,
even when the odds and conditions were against them.**

Questions Asked from Numerical Ability (Marks 2)

Number in Brackets after Paper Indicates No. of Questions

GATE ECE Subjects

Signals and Systems

Representation of Continuous Time Signal Fourier Series Fourier Transform Continuous Time Signal Laplace Transform Discrete Time Signal Fourier Series Fourier Transform Discrete Fourier Transform and Fast Fourier Transform Discrete Time Signal Z Transform Continuous Time Linear Invariant System Discrete Time Linear Time Invariant Systems Transmission of Signal Through Continuous Time LTI Systems Sampling Transmission of Signal Through Discrete Time Lti Systems Miscellaneous

Network Theory

Control Systems

Digital Circuits

General Aptitude

Electronic Devices and VLSI

Analog Circuits

Engineering Mathematics

Microprocessors

Communications

Electromagnetics