Verbal Ability

Question 1
Six students P, Q, R, S, T and U, with distinct heights, compare their heights and make the following observations.

Observation I: S is taller than R.
Observation II: Q is the shortest of all.
Observation III: U is taller than only one student.
Observation IV: T is taller than S but is not the tallest

The number of students that are taller than R is the same as the number of students shorter than ____________.
A
T
B
R
C
S
D
P
GATE CSE 2021 SET-2   General Aptitude
Question 2
Listening to music during exercise improves performance and reduces discomfort. Scientists researched whether listening to music while studying can help students learn better and the results were inconclusive. Students who needed external stimulation for studying fared worse while students who did not need any external stimulation benefited from music.

Which one of the following statements is the CORRECT inference of the above passage?
A
Listening to music has no effect on learning and a positive effect on physical exercise
B
Listening to music has a clear positive effect both in physical exercise and on learning
C
Listening to music has a clear positive effect on physical exercise. Music has a positive effect on learning only in some students
D
Listening to music has a clear positive effect on learning in all students. Music has a positive effect only in some students who exercise
GATE CSE 2021 SET-2   General Aptitude
Question 3
Pen : Write :: Knife : _______

Which one of the following options maintains a similar logical relation in the above?
A
Vegetables
B
Sharp
C
Cut
D
Blunt
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Question 4
Gauri said that she can play the keyboard __________ her sister.
A
as well as
B
as better as
C
as nicest as
D
as worse as
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Question 5
Some people suggest anti-obesity measures (AOM) such as displaying calorie information in restaurant menus. Such measures sidestep addressing the core problems that cause obesity: poverty and income inequality.

Which one of the following statements summarizes the passage?
A
The proposed AOM addresses the core problems that cause obesity
B
If obesity reduces, poverty will naturally reduce, since obesity causes poverty
C
AOM are addressing the core problems and are likely to succeed
D
AOM are addressing the problem superficially
GATE CSE 2021 SET-1   General Aptitude
Question 6
Given below are two statements 1 and 2, and two conclusions I and II

Statement 1: All bacteria are microorganisms.
Statement 2: All pathogens are microorganisms.

Conclusion I: Some pathogens are bacteria.
Conclusion II: All pathogens are not bacteria.

Based on the above statements and conclusions, which one of the following options is logically CORRECT?
A
Only conclusion II is correct
B
Only conclusion IIII is correct
C
Either conclusion II or IIII is correct
D
Neither conclusion II nor IIII is correct
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Question 7
There are five bags each containing identical sets of ten distinct chocolates. One chocolate is picked from each bag.
The probability that at least two chocolates are identical is _________
A
0.3024
B
0.4235
C
0.6976
D
0.8125
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Question 8
_________ is to surgery as writer is to ___________

Which one of the following options maintains a similar logical relation in the above sentence?
A
Plan, outline
B
Hospital, library
C
Doctor, book
D
Medicine, grammar
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Question 9
Consider the following sentences:

i. Everybody in the class is prepared for the exam.
ii. Babu invited Danish to his home because he enjoys playing chess.

Which of the following is the CORRECT observation about the above two sentences?
A
(i) is grammatically correct and (ii) is unambiguous
B
(i) is grammatically incorrect and (ii) is unambiguous
C
(i) is grammatically correct and (ii) is ambiguous
D
(i) is grammatically incorrect and (ii) is ambiguous
GATE CSE 2021 SET-1   General Aptitude
Question 10
Goods and Services Tax (GST) is an indirect tax introduced in India in 2017 that is imposed on the supply of goods and services, and it subsumes all indirect taxes except few. It is a destination-based tax imposed on goods and services used, and it is not imposed at the point of origin from where goods come. GST also has a few components specific to state governments, central government and Union Territories (UTs).

Which one of the following statements can be inferred from the given passage?
A
GST is imposed on the production of goods and services.
B
GST includes all indirect taxes.
C
GST does not have a component specific to UT.
D
GST is imposed at the point of usage of goods and services.
GATE CSE 2020   General Aptitude
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