**Model GATE Questions of Verbal Ability:**

**(i) Grammar: The professor(1) Ordered to(2) the students to go(3) out of the class(4). Which of the given underlined parts of the sentence is grammatically incorrect?**

**(ii) Sentence completion: Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence.**

**A person suffering from Alzheimer’s disease____________ short-term memory loss.**

**(a) experienced (b) has experienced (c) is experiencing (d) experiences**

**(iii) Pair of related words: Choose the pair of words similar to the following pair of related words. Unemployed : Worker**

**(a) fallow : land (b) unaware : sleeper (c) wit : jester (d) renovated : house**

**Numerical Ability:**

**Numerical Computation: It involves the basic principles of arithmetic like addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.****Numerical Estimation: It tests the individual’s ability of solving straightforward questions as fast as they could. It depends on how fast each individual answers.****Numerical Reasoning: These kinds of questions are answered based on the reasoning done on the information provided. Such reasoning is based on real time scenarios like financial data etc.****Critical reasoning: Information is provided that requires you to interpret it and then apply the appropriate logic to answer the questions.****Data Interpretation: It determines a person’s ability to extract the correct data from tables, graphs and charts.**

**Important topics of Numerical Ability:**

**Speed-distance-time, Number series, summation, Logical Inference, cost-profit, Data Interpretation, Ages, Work (Days-workers), velocity, Modulo problems, clock problems, Directions, Clock problems, Distance-direction-east-west-north-south, Triangle problems, percentage, probability, tangent, Base/Radix Numbers.**

**Model GATE Questions of Numerical Ability:**

**(i) Speed-distance-time: A train that is 280 metres long, travelling at a uniform speed, crosses a platform in 60 seconds and passes a man standing on the platform in 20 seconds. What is the length of the platform in metres?**

**(ii) Number series: The next term in the series: 81, 54, 36, 24, … is _____**

**(iii) Modulo problems: If x is real and |**

^{2}− 2 + 3| = 11, then possible values of | −^{3}+^{2}– | include …

**(iv) Clock problems: At what time between 6 .. and 7 .. will the minute hand and hour hand of a clock make an angle closest to 60°?**

**(v) Direction-distance: X is 1 km northeast of Y. Y is 1 km southeast of Z. W is 1 km west of Z. P is 1 km south of W. Q is 1 km east of P. What is the distance between X and Q in km?**

**(vi) Tangent: If y = 5x**

^{2}+ 3, then the tangent at x =0, y=3 …

**(vii) Radix Numbers: Consider the equation: (7526)**

_{8}− (Y)_{8}= (4364)_{8}, where (X)_{N}stands for X to the base N. Find Y.

**” The past is where you learned the lesson.**

**The Future is where you apply the lesson.**

**Don’t GIVE UP in the middle! “**

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