Verbal Ability

Question 1
1.Some football players play cricket.
2.All cricket players play hockey.
Among the options given below, the statement that logically follows from the two statements 1 and 2 above, is :
A
No football player plays hockey
B
Some football players play hockey
C
All football players play hockey
D
All hockey players play football
GATE CE 2021 SET-2   General Aptitude
Question 1 Explanation: 


Question 2
The author said, "Musicians rehearse before their concerts. Actors rehearse their roles before the opening of a new play. On the other hand, I find it strange that many public speakers think they can just walk onto the stage and start speaking. In my opinion, it is no less important for public speaker to rehearse their talks."
Based on the above passage., which one of the following is TRUE?
A
The author is of the opinion that rehearsing is important for musicians, actors and public speakers
B
The author is of the opinion that rehearsing is less important for public speakers than for musicians and actors
C
The author is of the opinion that rehearsing is more important only for musicians than public speakers
D
The author is of the opinion that rehearsal is more important for actors than musicians
GATE CE 2021 SET-2   General Aptitude
Question 2 Explanation: 
The last sentence of the passage decides the answer with the key words "No Less Important".
Question 3
i. Arun and Aparna are here.
ii. Arun and Aparna is here.
iii. Arun's families is here.
iv. Arun's family is here.

Which of the above sentences are grammatically CORRECT?
A
(i) and (ii)
B
(i) and (iv)
C
(ii) and (iv)
D
(iii) and (iv)
GATE CE 2021 SET-2   General Aptitude
Question 3 Explanation: 
Two subject joined with 'and' become plural and hence plural verb is there in first statement, in fourth sentence the subject is family which is singular and takes singular verb.
Question 4
Humans have the ability to construct worlds entirely in their minds, which don't exist in the physical world. So far as we know, no other species possesses this ability. This skill is so important that we have different words to refer to its different flavors, such as imagination, invention and innovation.
Based on the above passage, which one of the following is TRUE?
A
No species possess the ability to construct worlds in their minds
B
The terms imagination, invention and innovation refer to unrelated skills
C
We do not know of any species other than humans who possess the ability to construct mental worlds
D
Imagination, invention and innovation are unrelated to the ability to construct mental worlds
GATE CE 2021 SET-1   General Aptitude
Question 4 Explanation: 
Option (b) and (d) are weekend by the word 'UNRELATED SKILLS'. Option (c) is weekend by the expression, no species posses the ability.
Hence answer is option (a) which reflects the information given in the passage.
Question 5
Statement: Either P marries Q or X marries Y
Among the options below, the logical NEGATION of the above statement is :
A
P does not marry Q and X marries Y
B
Neither P marries Q nor X marries Y
C
X does not marry Y and P marries Q
D
P marries Q and X marries Y
GATE CE 2021 SET-1   General Aptitude
Question 5 Explanation: 
The statement says only one of these two action will happen, it's NEGATION should be a confirmed action, hence option (c) is the answer.
Question 6
Getting to the top is _____ than staying on top.
A
more easy
B
much easy
C
easiest
D
easier
GATE CE 2021 SET-1   General Aptitude
Question 6 Explanation: 
When the comparison is between two things we use the second degree of the adjective.The degree form of easy are: (easy - easier - easiest)
Question 7
Nominal interest rate is defined as the amount paid by the borrower to the lender for using the borrowed amount for a specific period of time. Real interest rate calculated on the basis of actual value (inflation-adjusted), is approximately equal to the difference between nominal rate and expected rate of inflation in the economy.
Which of the following assertions is best supported by the above information?
A
Under high inflation, real interest rate is low and borrowers get benefited
B
Under low inflation, real interest rate is high and borrowers get benefited
C
Under high inflation, real interest rate is low and lenders get benefited
D
Under low inflation, real interest rate is low and borrowers get benefited
GATE CE 2020 SET-2   General Aptitude
Question 8
After the inauguration of the new building, the Head of the Department (HoD) collated faculty preferences for office space. P wanted a room adjacent to the lab. Q wanted to be close to the lift. R wanted a view of the playground and S wanted a corner office.
Assuming that everyone was satisfied, which among the following shows a possible allocation?

A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D
GATE CE 2020 SET-2   General Aptitude
Question 9
Select the word that fits the analogy:
Partial : Impartial :: Popular: _______
A
Impopular
B
Dispopular
C
Mispopular
D
Unpopular
GATE CE 2020 SET-2   General Aptitude
Question 10
Select the most appropriate word that can replace the underlined word without changing the meaning of the sentence:
Now-a-days, most children have a tendency to belittle the legitimate concerns of their parents.
A
disparage
B
applaud
C
reduce
D
begrudge
GATE CE 2020 SET-2   General Aptitude
There are 10 questions to complete.

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