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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

Network Theory

Control Systems

Electronic Devices and VLSI

Analog Circuits

Digital Circuits

Microprocessors

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

Communications

Electromagnetics

General Aptitude