# (Download) GATE -2018 : Exam Paper and Answer Key Civil Engineering (CE)

## (Download) GATE -2018 : Exam Paper and Answer Key

## Civil Engineering (CE)

**Q. 1 – Q. 5 carry one mark each.**

**Q.1 “The driver applied the _______ as soon as she approached the hotel where she wanted to take a ________.” The words that best fill the blanks in the above sentence are**

(A) brake, break

(B) break, break

(C) brake, brake

(D) break, brake

**Q.2 “It is no surprise that every society has had codes of behaviour; however, the nature of these codes is often _________.” The word that best fills the blank in the above sentence is**

(A) unpredictable

(B) simple

(C) expected

(D) strict

**Q.3 Hema’s age is 5 years more than twice Hari’s age. Suresh’s age is 13 years less than 10 times Hari’s age. If Suresh is 3 times as old as Hema, how old is Hema?**

(A) 14

(B) 17

(C) 18

(D) 19

**Q.4 Tower A is 90 m tall and tower B is 140 m tall. They are 100 m apart. A horizontal skywalk connects the floors at 70 m in both the towers. If a taut rope connects the top of tower A to the bottom of tower B, at what distance (in meters) from tower A will the rope intersect the skywalk?**

(A) 22.22

(B) 50

(C) 57.87

(D) 77.78

**Q.5 The temperature T in a room varies as a function of the outside temperature T _{0} and the number of persons in the room p, according to the relation T = Κ (Θp + T_{0} ), where Θ and Κ are constants. What would be the value of Θ given the following data?**

T_{0} |
P |
T |

25 | 2 | 32.4 |

30 | 5 | 42.0 |

(A) 0.8

(B) 1.0

(C) 2.0

(D) 10.0

**Q. 6 – Q. 10 carry two marks each.**

**Q.6 A fruit seller sold a basket of fruits at 12.5% loss. Had he sold it for Rs. 108 more, he would have made a 10% gain. What is the loss in Rupees incurred by the fruit seller?**

(A) 48

(B) 52

(C) 60

(D) 108

**Q.7 The price of a wire made of a superalloy material is proportional to the square of its length. The price of 10 m length of the wire is Rs. 1600. What would be the total price (in Rs.) of two wires of lengths 4 m and 6m?**

(A) 768

(B) 832

(C) 1440

(D) 1600

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