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Practice Paper-V EC

Q. 1 - Q. 25 carry one mark each.

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Q.1 For the differential equation + 5y = 0 with y (0) = 1, the general solution is
dt
(A) e5t (B) e - 5t

(C) 5e - 5t (D) e - 5t

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Q.2 The differential equation E + P + by = 0 is
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(A) linear of fourth order (B) non linear of fourth order
(C) non homogeneous
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Q.3 Consider the following two statement :

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Assertion (A) : The differential equation (ey - 4) xdx - cos xdy = 0 is not exact.
Reason (R) : The differential equation Mdx + Ndy = 0 is exact if 2M = 2N .

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(A) Both A and R individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.

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(B) Both A ans R individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

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(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true.

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Q.4 The value of integral #- 1 x
dx is
(A) 0 (B) 1
(C) - 1 (D) 2

R0 1 0 0 VW
S
S0 2 0 1W
Q.5 If A = S , then det (A - 1) is equal to
0 3 2 0W
S W
S1 4 1 0W
(A) 2 T X (B) 1
2
(C) - 1 (D) - 2
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Q.6 If C = A + A2 + A3 + ..., then which of the following Venn diagram represents C + Bl ?

(A) (B)

(C) (D)

Q.7 The minimum number of two input NAND gates required to implement x 5 y is
(A) 2 (B) 3

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(C) 5 (D) 4

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(A) 07000H - OFFFFH (B) 07000H - 07FFFH
(C) 08000H - OFFFFH (D) 08000H - O8FFFH

Q.9 Consider the load line for large signal amplifiers shown below. The locations X , Y , Z
plotted on load line represent the operating points of three different classes of amplifiers.
The classes X , Y , Z are respectively
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(A) AB, C, A (B) A, AB, B

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(C) A, C, AB (D) B, A, AB

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Q.10

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(C) Positive peak clipper
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Consider the Nyquist plot shown in figure below. The number of encirclements
around origin in the plot is

(A) 0 (B) 1
(C) 2 (D) 3
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Q.12 Consider a unity feedback system having an open loop transfer function

G ^ jw h = k ,
jw ^ j0.2w + 1h^ j0.05w + 1h
Phase margin of the system is 40 at frequency
(A) 3.2 rad/ sec (B) 4 rad/ sec
(C) 4.8 rad/ sec (D) 6 rad/ sec

Q.13 Positive logic NAND gate is a


(A) Negative logic AND gate (B) Negative logic NOR gate
(C) Positive logic NOR gate (D) Positive logic OR gate

Q.14

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Which of the following parameters can be determined from a load line ?
(A) Quiescent point only

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(B) Quiescent point, Thevenin voltage, Norton current

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(D) In addition to parameters of above, voltage drop across device

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Q.15 If the Autocorrelation function of a random process is given by exp ^- a t h, then its
power spectral density will be
1
w 1

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(A) (B)
a + jw a - jw
(C) 2 a 2 (D) 22a 2
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Q.16 If x is a Gaussian noise with a power spectral density Sxx ^wh = n 0 /2 , then Sxy ^wh at
w = 0 is

(A) n 0 (B) n 0
2 4
(C) n 0 (D) n 0
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DTFT
Q.17 If x [n] X (e jW), then DTFT of nx [n] is given by

dX (e jW) dX (e jW)
(A) (B) j
dW dW
dX (e jW) dX (e-jW)
(C) - j (D) -
dW dW

Q.18 Which of the following statement is true for the final value theorem ?
(A) It is used to find the transient behavior of the system output
(B) It gives the initial value of the system output

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(C) It gives the steady state value of the system output
(D) None
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Q.19

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Consider an ideal diode circuit shown in the figure.
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(C) causal, non-linear and time-variant (D) causal, non-linear and time-invariant

Q.20 The period of the signal g (t) = 2 cos (10t + 1) + sin (4t - 1) is equal to
(A) 10 sec (B) p sec
(C) 2 sec (D) 5 sec

Q.21 The number of memory locations required to realize the system,


-2 -3
H (z) = 1 + 3z -2+ 2z-4 is
1 + 2z + z
(A) 5 (B) 7
(C) 2 (D) 10
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Q.22 A 100 mF capacitor is initially charged to - 10 V and then at t = 0 it is charged by a


constant current of 4 mA . What is the voltage across the capacitor after 2 min ?
(A) 4.8 V (B) 14.8 V
(C) - 5.2 V (D) - 10 V

Q.23Consider an op-amp with differential gain 106 and CMRR 105 . What will be the
common mode gain of the op-amp ?
(A) 10 (B) 1
(C) 0 (D) 10-1

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Q.24 How many Boolean functions can be formed by using 3 different variables ?
(A) 256 (B) 8

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(C) 128 (D) 64

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(A) 7.96 ns
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Q. 26 - Q. 55 carry two marks each.

Q.26 Assertion (A) : Both the electric force and magnetic force are produced when a
charged particle moves at a constant velocity.
Reason (R) : Electric force is an accelerating force where as magnetic force is a purely
deflecting force.
(A) Both A and R are true and R is correct explanation of A.
(B) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
(C) A is true but R is false. (D) A is false but R is true.

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Q.27 The electric field in the three regions as shown in the figure are respectively E1 , E 2
and E 3 and all the boundary surfaces are charge free.

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(C) E1 = E2 = E 3 (D) E1 = E2 ! E 3

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Total length of 50 W lossless transmission line terminated in a load impedance
ZL = ^30 + j15h W is l = 7l/20 as shown in figure. The total input impedance across the
terminal AB will be

(A) ^38.3 - j64.8h W (B) ^19.2 - j32.4h W


(C) ^64.8 - j38.3h W (D) ^32.4 - j19.2h W
Practice Paper-V EC

Q.29 Consider the following 8085 program.


PUSH PSW
POP H
MOV A, L
CMA
MOV L, A
PUSH H
POP PSW
HLT
Initially, if the contents of Flag register are

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Then, after the execution of the above program, the flag register contains

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(A) 00 H (B) 05 H

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Q.30 The address range for y 4 shown in the below figure is

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(A) F0000H - FFFFFH


(B) 70000H - 7FFFFH
(C) F0000H - F3FFFH
(D) 70000H - 73FFFH
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Q.31 Consider the circuit and the waveform of input voltage Vi shown in figure below. As-
sume that the RC time constant is large and cut in voltage of diode is Vg = 0 . The output
voltage V0 will be

(A) (B)

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(A) 48 (B) 84
(C) 24 (D) Insufficient data

Q.33 Consider the following sequential circuit.


Practice Paper-V EC

If the initial output is given as 01, then the output after 32 clocks will be
(A) 10 (B) 01
(C) 00 (D) 11

Q.34 If ^7, 3h Hamming coded character is 1010011, then the bit position of error and de-
coded message are respectively
(A) Error at 1st position, 1011-message signal
(B) Error at 4th position, 1011-message signal
(C) Error at 1st position, message signal 1010
(D) No error, message signal 0100

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Q.35 Consider the following statements for matched filters :

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1. The peak signal to noise ratio of output of matched filters depends only on the en-

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ergy of signal.
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tics of input that is applied to filter, if noise is white with zero mean.
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The signal to noise ratio at output of filter will be maximum at ‘T ’ where ‘T ’ is
total duration of signal.
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(C) Only 1 and 3
(D) All

Q.36 Consider a BSC with cross-over probability of error P . Suppose that R is the num-
ber of bits in a source code word that represents one of 2R possible levels at the output
of quantizer. If R = 5 , P = 0.01, then the probability of having 5 or less bits in error in a
code word is
(A) 0.015 (B) 0.037
(C) 0.048 (D) 0.065
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Q.37 Consider the following statements:


a. If mean, variance are independent of time and the Autocorrelation function is func-
tion of t2 - t1 - T , then the process x ^ t h is called WS stationary.
b. For mean and variance to be independent of time, density function should be inde-
pendent of time.
c. Strict sense stationary implies wide sense stationary and for this all order moments
should be independent of time.
The above statements are respectively (T-True, F-False)
(A) TTT (B) TFT
(C) FTT (D) FFF

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(A) /Vk (B) 1 /Vk
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n k=1

(C) n /Vk
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k=1

Q.39 In the following ladder network each resistance has a value of 1 W. Which of the fol-
lowing inequality holds true for the equivalent resistance Req ?

(A) Req < 1 (B) 2 # Req < 3


(C) 1 # Req < 2 (D) Req $ 3
Practice Paper-V EC

Q.40 A parallel RLC circuit has R = 10 kW , L = 5 mH and C = 10 mF . If the circuit is


magnitude scaled by a factor of 100 and frequency scaled by a factor of 1000 then what
are the new values of R, L and C
(A) 1 MW, 0.5 mH, 10 nF
(B) 0.1 MW, 0.5 mH, 100 pF
(C) 1 MW, 0.5 mH, 100 pF
(D) 10 MW, 50 mH, 100 nF

Q.41 The residue of f (z) = cot z at any of its poles is


(A) 0 (B) 1

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Q.42 is the circle z = 1.5

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(C) 1 + ip

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Numerical Answer Questions

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Q.43 Ram speaks truth in 75% and Shyam in 80% of the cases. In what percentage of
cases are they likely to contradict each other narrating the same incident?

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A river is 80 meter wide. Its depth d meter and corresponding distance x meter form
one bank is given below in table :

x 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80
d 0 4 7 9 12 15 14 8 3
What will be the approximate area (in squared meter) of cross-section of river by trapezoidal
rule ?
Practice Paper-V EC

Q.45The current in a short circuit element of length l = 0.03l is given by


Z
]] I 0 for 0 < z # l
2 4
I ^z h = [
]I 0 for l < z # l
\ 4 2
What will be the radiation resistance (in ohm) of the element ?

Q.46 For the circuit shown below, Vi = logic 0 (0 V) and Vx = logic 1 ^5Vh. For V > V1H
logic 1 is interpreted and for V < V1L , logic 0 is interpreted. If V0 is high, then what will be
the noise (in volt) introduced by the channel ?

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Common Data Questions

Common Data for Questions 48 and 49:


Consider the circuit and waveform of the source voltage shown in figure below. Assume that at
t = 0 , current through inductor is zero.
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Q.48 At t = 3 s , the energy stored in the inductor will be

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Q.49

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(A) 1000 W

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(C) 100 W
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Common Data for Questions 50 and 51:

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Consider the BJT circuit shown below that supplies power to speaker of resistance 8 W.
Practice Paper-V EC

Q.50 The value of IC is


(A) 4 A (B) 5.7 A
(C) 7.325 A (D) 8.69 A

Q.51 What will be the value of VCE ?


(A) 0.7 V (B) 0 V
(C) 0.35 V (D) None

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Linked Answer Questions

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Statement For Linked Answer Questions 52 and 53:
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Let ck denotes the DTFS coefficients of signal x [n] = cos 9 pn C + sin : pn + 1 D

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Q.52 The non-zero FS coefficients are


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(A) 1 (B) e
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(C) e (D) - 1
2j 2

Statement For Linked Answer Questions 54 and 55:


The intrinsic Germanium at a temperature of 320cK has ionization energy 0.75 eV. Mobilities of
electrons and holes are respectively mn = 0.17 m2 /V-sec and mp = 0.36 m2 /V-sec .

Q.54 What will be the intrinsic concentration of Ge ?


(A) 3.42 # 1019 electrons/cm3 (B) 3.42 # 1019 electrons/m3
(C) 6.85 # 1019 electrons/cm3 (D) 6.85 # 1019 electrons/m3
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Q.55 What will be the conductivity of the semiconductor ?


(A) 2.895 V/m (B) 5.79 V/m
(C) 8.685 V/m (D) 11.58 V/m

General Aptitude (GA) Questions

Q. 56 - Q. 60 carry one mark each.

Q.56If the LCM of first 100 natural numbers is N , then find the LCM of first 105 natural
number ?
(A) 51 # N (B) 101 # 103 # N

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Q.57 The queen’s ______ fell ill during his journey and was unable to negotiate on her

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behalf when he arrived at the economic summit.

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(A) flaunt
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Voting is the privilege for which wars have been fought, protests have been organized,
and editorials have been written. “No taxation without representation,” was a battle cry of
the American Revolution. Women struggled for suffrage, as did many minorities. Eighteen
year olds clamored for the right to vote, saying that if they were old enough to go to war,
they should be allowed to vote. Yet Americans have a deplorable voting history, and many
will tell you they have never voted.
Which of the following words is the best synonym for the word privilege as it is used in
the passage?
(A) duty (B) responsibility
(C) right (D) nonentity
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Q.60 What is the meaning of the word suffrage as it is used in the passage?
(A) the right to honor all Americans
(B) the right to vote in elections
(C) the right to go to war
(D) the right to protest taxes

Q. 61 - Q. 65 carry two marks each.

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Q.61 Most Reality TV centers on two common motivators: fame and money. The shows

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transform waitresses, hairdressers, investment bankers, counselors, and teachers, to name a
few, from obscure figures to household names. A lucky few successfully parlay their fifteen

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minutes of fame into celebrity. The luckiest stars of Reality TV also reap huge financial

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rewards for acts including eating large insects, marrying someone they barely know, and

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revealing their innermost thoughts to millions of people.

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(C) for Reality TV stars, fame will last only as long as their particular television show.

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(D) traditional dramas and sitcoms are being replaced by Reality TV programming at
an alarming rate.

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A teacher gave sum to his class to find average of n number wiz 1, 2, 3,...n . But when
the teacher checked the solution, he found that during calculation a student just missed
a number for addition thus his average of the n number was 15. The least value of n is ?
(A) n = 29 (B) n = 30
(C) n = 31 (D) n = 32

Q.63 What is the numerical value of the second term in the following sequence: x , x + 1,
x + 3 , x + 6 , x + 10 , x + 15, . . . ?
(1) The sum of the first and second terms is one-half the sum of the third and fourth
terms.
(2) The sum of the sixth and seventh terms is 43.
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(A) State (1) Alone is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient to answer the
question asked.
(B) Statement (2) Alone is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient to answer
the question asked.
(C) Each statement Alone is sufficient to answer the question asked
(D) Both Statements (1) and (2) Together are sufficient to answer the question asked
but Neither statement Alone is sufficient.

Q.64 Two trains start at the same time from two stations A and B towards each other.
They arrive at B and A respectively in 5 hours and 20 hours after they passed each other.
If the speed of the train that started from A is 56 kmph, then what is the speed of the
second train ?

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Which of the following brands is the least expensive per ounce?

Brand Price ($) Weight (OZ)

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X 0.48 16
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(C) Y (D) Z

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