# Electrical Engineering: General Aptitude for GATE examination

Getting started with GATE General Aptitude MCQs:

##### 1. Question

P, Q, R and S crossed a lake in a boat that can hold a maximum of two persons, with only one set of oars. The following additional facts are available.

(i) The boat held two persons on each of the three forward trips across the lake and one person on each of the two return trips.

(ii) P is unable to row when someone else is in the boat.

(iii) Q is unable to row with anyone else except R.

(iv) Each person rowed for at least one trip.

(v) Only one person can row during a trip.

Who rowed twice?

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##### 2. Question

A designer uses marbles of four different colours for his designs. The cost of each marble is the same, irrespective of the colour. The table below shows the percentage of marbles of each colour used in the current design. The cost of each marble increased by 25%. Therefore, the designer decided to reduce equal numbers of marbles of each colour to keep the total cost unchanged. What is the percentage of blue marbles in the new design?

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##### 3. Question

In a certain code, AMCF is written as EQGJ and NKUF is written as ROYJ. How will DHLP be written in that code?

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##### 4. Question

An e-mail password must contain three characters. The password has to contain one numeral from 0 to 9, one upper case and one lower case character from the English alphabet. How many distinct passwords are possible?

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##### 5. Question

Functions 𝐹(𝑎, 𝑏) and 𝐺(𝑎, 𝑏) are defined as follows:

𝐹(𝑎, 𝑏) = (𝑎 − 𝑏) ^{2} and 𝐺(𝑎, 𝑏) = |𝑎 − 𝑏|, where |𝑥| represents the absolute value of 𝑥. What would be the value of 𝐺(𝐹(1, 3), 𝐺(1, 3))?

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