Civil Engineering - GATE 2020 Paper Solution


It is common criticism that most of the academicians live in their _________ , so, they are not aware of the real life challenges.

His hunger for reading is insatiable. He reads indiscriminately. He is most certainly a/an _________ reader.

Select the word that fits the analogy:

Fuse : Fusion :: Use : _______

If 0, 1, 2, ... , 7, 8, 9 are coded as O, P, Q, ... , V, W, X, then 45 will coded as ________ .

The sum of two positive numbers is 100. After subtracting 5 from each number, the product of the resulting numbers is 0. One of the original numbers is _________ .

The American psychologist Howard Gardner expounds that human intelligence can be subcategorised into multiple kinds, in such a way that individuals differ with respect to their relative competence in each kind. Based on this theory, modern educationists insist on prescribing multi-dimensional curriculum and evaluation parameters that enable development and assessment of multiple intelligences.

Which of the following statements can be inferred from the given text ?

Five friends P, Q, R, S and T went camping. At night, they had to sleep in a row inside the tent. P, Q and T refused to sleep next to R since he snored loudly. P and S wanted to avoid Q as he usually hugged people in sleep.

Assuming everyone was satisfied with the sleeping arrangements, what is the order in which they slept ?

Insert seven numbers between 2 and 34, such that the resulting sequence including 2 and 34 is an arithmetic progression. The sum of these inserted seven numbers is _______ .

The unit's place in 26591749110016 is ________ . 

The total expenditure of a family, on different activities in a month, is shown in the pie-chart. The extra money spent on eduction as compared to transport (in percent) is ______ .


In the following partial differential equation, $\theta$ is a function of $t$ and $z$ , and $D$ and $K$ are functions of $\theta$

$ D\theta\frac{\partial^2\theta}{\partial z^2}+\frac{\partial K\left(\theta\right)}{\partial z}-\frac{\partial\theta}{\partial t}=0 $

The above equation is

The value of $ \lim\limits_{x\rightarrow\infty}\frac{x^2-5x+4}{4x^2+2x} $ is

The true value of ln(2) is 0.69. If the value of ln(2) is obtained by linear interpolation between ln(1) and ln(6), the percentage of absolute error ( round off to the nearest integer ), is

The area of an ellipse represented by an equation $ \frac{x^2}{a^2}+\frac{y^2}{b^2}=1 $ is

Consider the planar truss shown in the figure ( not drawn to the scale )

Neglecting self-weight of the member, the number of zero-force members in the truss under the action of the load P , is

A reinforcing steel bar, partially embedded in concrete, is subjected to a tensile force P . The figure that appropriatley represents the distribution of the magnitude of bond stress (represented as hatched region), along the embedded length of the bar, is

In a two-dimensional stress analysis, the state of stress at a point P is

$ \style{font-family:'Times New Roman'}{\left[\sigma\right]=\begin{bmatrix}\sigma_{xx}&\tau_{xy}\\\tau_{xy}&\sigma_{yy}\end{bmatrix}} $

The necessary and sufficient condition for existence of the state of pure shear at the point P , is`

During the process of hydration of cement, due to increase in Dicalcium Silicate (C2S) content in cement clinker, the heat of hydration

The Los Angeles test for stone aggregates is used to exmine

Which one of the following statements is NOT correct ?