# Verbal Ability

 Question 1
Fish belonging to species S in the deep sea have skins that are extremely black (ultra-black skin). This helps them not only to avoid predators but also sneakily attack their prey. However, having this extra layer of black pigment results in lower collagen on their skin, making their skin more fragile.
Which one of the following is the CORRECT logical inference based on the information in the above passage?
 A Having ultra-black skin is only advantageous to species S B Species S with lower collagen in their skin are at an advantage because it helps them avoid predators C Having ultra-black skin has both advantages and disadvantages to species S D Having ultra-black skin is only disadvantageous to species S but advantageous only to their predators
GATE ME 2022 SET-2   General Aptitude
Question 1 Explanation:
Ultra-black skin advantages that avoids predators and attacks their prey.
Ultra-black skin disadvantage is that the skin is more fragile means easily broken or destroyed.
 Question 2
A person was born on the fifth Monday of February in a particular year.
Which one of the following statements is correct based on the above information?
 A The 2nd February of that year is a Tuesday B There will be five Sundays in the month of February in that year C The 1st February of that year is a Sunday D All Mondays of February in that year have even dates
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Question 2 Explanation:
February month have 5 Mondays.
February - 29 days = 4 weeks 1 day -> Monday
29th Feb is Monday
1st | 8th | 15th | 22nd | 29th Feb is Mondays.
So, 2nd Feb is Tuesday.
 Question 3
Writing too many things on the ________ while teaching could make the students get _________.
 A bored / board B board / bored C board / board D bored / bored
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Question 3 Explanation:
Board means a surface, frame, or device for posing notices or writing on the blackboard. Bored means filled with or characterized by boredom.
 Question 4
Given below are three conclusions drawn based on the following three statements.

Statement 1: All teachers are professors.
Statement 2: No professor is a male.
Statement 3: Some males are engineers.

Conclusion I: No engineer is a professor.
Conclusion II: Some engineers are professors.
Conclusion III: No male is a teacher.

Which one of the following options can be logically inferred?
 A Only conclusion III is correct B Only conclusion I and conclusion II are correct C Only conclusion II and conclusion III are correct D Only conclusion I and conclusion III are correct
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Question 4 Explanation:

No male is teacher is correct.
Engineer and Professor relation not given.
 Question 5
A rhombus is formed by joining the midpoints of the sides of a unit square.
What is the diameter of the largest circle that can be inscribed within the rhombus?
 A $\frac{1}{\sqrt{2}}$ B $\frac{1}{2\sqrt{2}}$ C $\sqrt{2}$ D $2\sqrt{2}$
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Question 5 Explanation:

From above diagram,
Clearly diameter of circle = side of Rhombus = a

$a=\sqrt{\left ( \frac{1}{2} \right )^2+\left ( \frac{1}{2} \right )^2}=\frac{1}{\sqrt{2}}$
 Question 6
Humans are naturally compassionate and honest. In a study using strategically placed wallets that appear "lost", it was found that wallets with money are more likely to be returned than wallets without money. Similarly, wallets that had a key and money are more likely to be returned than wallets with the same amount of money alone. This suggests that the primary reason for this behavior is compassion and empathy.
Which one of the following is the CORRECT logical inference based on the information in the above passage?
 A Wallets with a key are more likely to be returned because people do not care about money B Wallets with a key are more likely to be returned because people relate to suffering of others C Wallets used in experiments are more likely to be returned than wallets that are really lost D Money is always more important than keys
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Question 6 Explanation:
Compassion and empathy refers to suffering of others.
 Question 7
Four girls P, Q, R and S are studying languages in a University. P is learning French and Dutch. Q is learning Chinese and Japanese. R is learning Spanish and French. S is learning Dutch and Japanese.
Given that: French is easier than Dutch; Chinese is harder than Japanese; Dutch is easier than Japanese, and Spanish is easier than French.
Based on the above information, which girl is learning the most difficult pair of languages?
 A P B Q C R D S
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Question 7 Explanation:
Difficulty level as per given statements

French < Dutch
Japanese < Chinese
Dutch < Japanese
Spanish < French

From above relation, we can conclude following relation
French < Dutch < Japanese < Chinese
Q leaving most difficult pair of languages.
 Question 8
After playing ________ hours of tennis, I am feeling _______ tired to walk back.
 A too / too B too / two C two / two D two / too
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Question 8 Explanation:
Two hours of tennis is time,
too tired means to an excessive degree.
 Question 9
The world is going through the worst pandemic in the past hundred years. The air travel industry is facing a crisis, as the resulting quarantine requirement for travelers led to weak demand.
In relation to the first sentence above, what does the second sentence do?
 A Restates an idea from the first sentence. B Second sentence entirely contradicts the first sentence. C The two statements are unrelated. D States an effect of the first sentence.
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Question 9 Explanation:
First option is wrong because second sentence does not contradict the first sentence. Third option is wrong because two sentences are related. Fourth option is wrong because the second sentence does not repeat the first one.
Hence second option is correct which shows the result of the cause.
 Question 10
Given below are two statements 1 and 2, and two conclusions I and II.

Statement 1: All entrepreneurs are wealthy.
Statement 2: All wealthy are risk seekers.

Conclusion I: All risk seekers are wealthy.
Conclusion II: Only some entrepreneurs are risk seekers.

Based on the above statements and conclusions, which one of the following options is CORRECT?
 A Only conclusion I is correct B Only conclusion II is correct C Neither conclusion I nor II is correct D Both conclusions I and II are correct
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Question 10 Explanation:
Possible cases are:

Conclusion-I is incorrect becaue some risk seeker are wealthy.
Conclusion-II is also incorrect because all the entrepreneurs are risk seeker as well as wealthy

There are 10 questions to complete.