1
GATE ECE 2012
+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

A
10 %
B
14 %
C
81 %
D
86 %
2
GATE ECE 2012
+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
A
1/4
B
1/16
C
7/16
D
9/16
3
GATE ECE 2012
+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
A
2
B
3
C
4
D
8
4
GATE ECE 2012
+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.

Which one of the following statements best sums up the meaning of the above passage?
A
Thorough regimentation was the main reason for the efficiency of the Roman legions even in adverse circumstances.
B
The legions were treated inhumanly as if the men were animals.
C
Discipline was the armies’ inheritance from their seniors.
D
The harsh discipline to which the legions were subjected to led to the odds and conditions being against them.
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