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# Solution Report For Mini Gate Exam 2018 CBT-1 (EE)

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Q.1 Select the word that is most SIMILAR in meaning to the bold word in capital letters.
COMMISERATE

a. Sympathy
b. Placate
c. Commemorate
d. Consecrate

## Correct Ans. a Solution

Q.2 Select the word that is FARTHEST in meaning to the bold word in capital letters.
CAPACIOUS

a. Changeable
b. Foolish
c. Caring
d. Limited

## Q.3 Choose the correct statement

a. The United States was an allay of Great Britain in two world wars.
b. The United States was an ally of Great Britain in two world wars.
c. The United States was an alley of Great Britain in two world wars.
d. None of these

## Q.4 Which of the following term is wrong in the given series?

G4T, J10R, M20P, P43N S90L

a. G4T
b. J10R
c. M20P
d. P43N

## Correct Ans. b Solution

Q.5 A 4 cm cube is cut into 1 cm cubes. The percentage increase in the surface area due to cutting is ________ %.

## Q.6 Choose the correct pair of words to form a meaningful sentence:

The priest and the lad reached __________ early morning and saw that the place was occupied by both _________ and infantry, waiting for the orders of the serior
command about when to press forward.

## a. Calvary and Cavalry

b. Cavalry and Cavalry
c. Calvary and Calvary
d. Cavalry and Calvary

## Correct Ans. a Solution

Q.7 In a right angle triangle ABC, the perpendicular sides are a and b. The maximum possible area of square that can be inscribed when one of the vertex of square coincide
with vertex of right angle triangle, is

a.

b.

c.

d.
Correct Ans. d Solution

Q.8
The 288th term of the series
a, b, b, c, c, c, d, d, d, d, ...

a.
b.
c.

d.

## Correct Ans. d Solution

Q.9 The difference between CI and SI for 3 years at 10% per annum was Then principal was

a. 3000
b. 3333
c. 3330
d. 3030

## Correct Ans. a Solution

Q.10
What is the remainder when 7342 is divided by 9?

a. –2 V
b. –4.28 V
c. –8.21 V
d. –10 V

## Correct Ans. b Solution

Q.12 The block diagram of a control system is shown in the figure below:

a.

b.

c.

d.

## Correct Ans. b Solution

Q.13 The region of convergence of z-transform of the signal is

a.

b.

c.

d. None of these

## Correct Ans. d Solution

Q.14
The energy for the signal is

a. 36 J
b. 18 J
c. 54 J
d. 27 J

## Q.15 Consider a scalar field V given in cylindrical coordinates (ρ, Φ, z).

V = 2ρ2 sin2Φ

Laplacian of V at is

a. 5
b. 0
c. 10
d. -10

## Q.16 Consider the circuit shown in the figure below:

The MOS transistor is biased such that the MOS is operating in the saturation region with the transconductance of MOS circuit as gm = 10 mS. If the amplifier is terminated
by a capacitor CL = 100 pF, Then the 3-dB cutoff frequency created by this capacitor is equal to
(Assume that, the effect of channel length modulation is negligible)

a. 148.3 MHz
b. 214.3 kHz
c. 159.15 kHz
d. 120.11 MHz

a. 2
b. 4
c. 6
d. 8

## Correct Ans. c Solution

Q.18 Calculate the ratio of transformation of an auto transformer starter for a 25 kW, 400 V, 3 - Φ induction motor if the starting torque is to be 65% of full load torque. Assume
the slip at full-load to be 5% and the short circuit current to be four times full-load current. Ignore the magnetizing current of the transformer and of the motor.

a. 0.84
b. 0.78
c. 0.90
d. 0.86

## Correct Ans. c Solution

Q.19 The address range, to which the memory chip in the interfacing circuit shown below responds is

a. 7000 H - 87FF H
b. 8000 H - 87FF H
c. 8F00 H - 8FFF H
d. 8000 H - 88FF H

## Correct Ans. b Solution

Q.20 The electrical stiffness of a synchronous generator connected to a very large grid can be increased by

## a. increasing the excitation or the power angle of the machine.

b. reducing the excitation or the synchronous reactance of the machine.
c. increasing the synchronous reactance of the machine.
d. operating the generator at a much lower MW level compared to the steady state limit.

## Q.21 In voltage source inverter

a. load voltage waveform v0 depends on load impedance Z, where as load current waveform does not depend on Z.
b. both v0 and depends on Z.
c. v does not depend on Z where as depend on Z.

## Correct Ans. c Solution

Q.22
The value of where C is the ellipse will be

a. 0

b.

c.

d.

## Correct Ans. b Solution

Q.23
A vector field The value of integral where C is the circular path given by is

a.

b.

c.

d.

## Correct Ans. b Solution

Q.24 In the circuit shown below, a capacitor has to be inserted in series, such that the input current is in-phase with the input voltage v(t).

## The value of that capacitor will be ______ mF.

Correct Ans. 8.00 (7.50 - 8.50) Solution

## Q.25 Consider the system shown below:

If the applied input is (3 – t + 2t 2) u(t ), then the steady state error will be ______ .

## Correct Ans. 1.27 (1.25 - 1.29) Solution

Q.27 Two 1-Φ transformers each rated at 250 kVA, 11/2 kV and 50 Hz are connected in open delta on both the primary and secondary side. A delta connected three- phase load
of 250 kVA, 0.8 p.f., 2 kV is connected to the low-voltage terminals of this open-delta transformer. _____ A is the transformer current on the 11 kV side of this connection.

## Correct Ans. 13.12 (12.50 - 13.70) Solution

Q.28 A capacitive coupled amplifier has a midband gain of 1000, it has a single high frequency pole at 1 kHz and a single low frequency pole at 100 Hz. A negative feedback is
employed so that the closed loop gain of the amplifier is reduced to 10, then the value of bandwidth of the amplifier will be approximately _________ kHz.

## Correct Ans. 100 (98 - 102) Solution

Q.29 A 4-bit D/A converter produces an output voltage of 4.5 V for an input code of 1001. The value of output voltage for an input code of 0011 is ________ V.

## Correct Ans. 1.50 (1.40 - 1.60) Solution

Q.30 For the power system network shown below, the zero sequence in p.u. are indicated. The zero sequence driving point reactance of bus 3 in p.u. is ________ .

## Correct Ans. 0.10 (0.05 - 0.15) Solution

Q.31 For the current waveform shown in figure, the rms value of current is _______ A.

## Correct Ans. 4.89 (4.60 - 4.99) Solution

Q.32 A single phase fully controlled bridge converter supplies an inductive load. Assuming that the output current is virtually constant and is equal to 20 A. If the supply
voltage is 230 V and firing angle is 30°, then the reactive power input is ________ kVAR.

## Correct Ans. 2.07 (1.80 - 2.30) Solution

Q.33 In a cathode ray oscilloscope the distance between screen and centre of deflecting plate was 15 cm. The distance between the deflecting plates was 1 cm. The value of
accelerating voltage is 500 V. If the value of deflection sensitivity was 0.03 cm/V the length of deflection plates will be _______ cm.
Correct Ans. 2.00 (1.90 - 2.10) Solution

## Q.34 Consider the 3 × 3 matrix given below:

If the eigen vector corresponding to one of the eigen values is [–1 1 2]T, then the sum of the remaining eigen values will be _______.

## Correct Ans. 5 Solution

Q.35 For special security in a certain protected area, it was decided to put three light bulbs on a pole. If each bulb is burning out in the first 100 hours of service with a
probability of 0.3, then the probability that atleast one of them is still good after 100 hours of service is ________.

## Correct Ans. 0.97 (0.80 - 1.10) Solution

Q.36 In a series LC circuit shown below, the initial current through the inductor is 5 A and the initial voltage across the capacitor vc is 10 V.

Assume If the switch is closed at t = 0, then the voltage across the capacitor vc(t) for t > 0 can be expressed as

a.

b.

c.

d.

## Correct Ans. d Solution

Q.37 The open loop transfer function of a negative feedback control system is given by,

In the following options, the point in the s-plane which does not exists on the root locus (for K > 0) of the given system is

a. –0.31

b.

c. –3.54

d.

## Correct Ans. d Solution

Q.38
A unity negative feedback system with open loop transfer function of the form has gain cross-over frequency of 1 rad/sec and phase margin of 30°. If an

element having a transfer function is inserted into the loop, then the new phase margin will be

a. 0°
b. 30°
c. 45°
d. 60°

## Correct Ans. d Solution

Q.39
The input ) and output y (t ) of a system are related by the differential equation

If input ) = 3e–2tu(t ) and y(0–) = –2, then the output y(t ) is given by

## a. [ –2t + 3e–5t ], t > 0

b. [ –2t – 2e–5t ], t > 0
c. [ –2t – 4e–5t ], t > 0

a. 10 V
b. 2.5 V
c. 7.5 V
d. 5 V

## Correct Ans. b Solution

Q.41 Two dc series generators A and B are supplying total load current of 500 A. Machine A has armature resistance as 0.2 Ω and series field resistance as 0.3 Ω and machine B
has armature resistance as 0.3 Ω and field resistance as 0.2 Ω. If these two are connected through equalizer and generated emf in both is 300 V, then the armature current
and the current through field winding of machine ‘A’ respectively are

a. 200 A, 200 A
b. 300 A, 300 A
c. 300 A, 200 A
d. 200 A, 300 A

## Correct Ans. c Solution

Q.42 Consider a two level clipper circuit shown in the figure below:

The circuit consists of two diodes D1 and D2 and two voltage sources V1 and V2 with value of voltage as 25 V and 100 V respectively. An input signal is applied to the
circuit which is given as Vin = t, the value of t ranging from 0 to 150 sec. Then the transfer characteristic curve of the circuit can be represented as
(Assume that the diodes are ideal)

a.

b.

c.

d. None of these

## Q.43 Consider the difference amplifier shown in the figure below.

The two terminals of the amplifier are connected together to an common mode input signal source. For the input common mode resistance seen by the

source is equal to

## a. (R1 + R3)⎥⎥ (R2 + R4)

b.
(R1 + R2)⎥⎥ (R3 + R4)
c. R1R2⎥⎥ R3R4

d.

## Correct Ans. b Solution

Q.44 Consider the state following diagram and its realization by a J-K flip-flop:

The combinational circuit generates J and K in terms of X, Y and Q. The Boolean expressions for J and K are respectively

a.

b.

c.

d.

## Correct Ans. b Solution

Q.45 A drawn wire of resistance 10 Ω is further drawn so that its diameter becomes one fifth of the original. What is the resistance with volume remaining the same?

a. 125 Ω
b. 3125 Ω
c. 625 Ω
d. 6250 Ω

## Correct Ans. d Solution

Q.46 The synchronizing power for one mechanical degree of displacement for a 3-phase, 20 MVA, 6.6 kV, 50 Hz, 12 pole machine having Xs = 1.65 Ω and negligible resistance is

a. 0.921 kW
b. 921 kW
c. 8.8 kW
d. 8.8 MW

## Correct Ans. b Solution

Q.47 A single phase full bridge inverter is operated at 50 Hz with MPM technique. A triangular carrier wave of 3 V, 1 kHz is compared to reference square wave of 1 V. The pulse
width of each pulse is

a. 10°
b. 12°
c. 15°
d. 18°

## Correct Ans. b Solution

Q.48 A battery is charged by a single phase half wave controlled rectifier using SCR circuit. A resistance of 10 Ω is used between rectifier and battery. An ac source voltage of
230 V, 50 Hz is used as input to the rectifier. If battery voltage is 150 V dc then power supplied to battery is
(Assume triggering to SCR is continuous through dc signal)

a. 661 W
b. 520 W
c. 624 W
d. 596 W

## Correct Ans. d Solution

Q.49 An electrodynamometer type wattmeter is used to measure power in 1-Φ circuit. The connected load draws 7 A at lagging power factor of 0.707 when fed by 230 V, 50 Hz
ac supply. Wattmeter pressure coil impedance angle is 30°. The error in the reading will be

a. 57.74%
b. 36.42%
c. 24.83%
d. 14.96%

## Correct Ans. a Solution

Q.50 Two 200 V full scale PMMC type dc voltmeter are connected in series combination. The voltmeter-1 and voltmeter-2 have sensitivity of 10 kΩ/V and 20 kΩ/V respectively.
The combination can measure the maximum dc voltage of

a. 200 V
b. 100 V
c. 150 V
d. 300 V

## Another matrix B is defined by B = A3 + A2 + A +

The determinant of matrix B is

a. 59
b. 259
c. 794
d. 2400

## Correct Ans. d Solution

Q.52
The integrating factor of the differential equation is

a.

b.

c.

d.

## Correct Ans. a Solution

Q.53 The Thevenin’s equivalent resistance seen from the terminals ‘a’ and ‘b’ of the network shown in the figure below is ______ Ω.

## Correct Ans. 192.30 (190.00 - 195.00) Solution

Q.54 In the network shown below, the y-parameter of N is given by y11 = y22 = 5 and y12 = y21 = 4

## Correct Ans. 476.2 (474.0 - 478.0) Solution

Q.55 A closed loop control system with PID controller is shown in the figure below:

Here and Kd are positive constants. The response of the system is critically damped when =0. The limiting value of such that the stability can be maintained will
be __________.

## Correct Ans. 12.64 (12.50 - 12.80) Solution

Q.56 A rectangular pulse (t ) has Fourier transform X(ω). If (t) is as shown in the figure below,

## Correct Ans. 100.53 (100.00 - 102.00) Solution

Q.57 A three phase balanced load of (40 + j30) Ω/ph is connected in star across 415 V, 50 Hz supply. The rating of the per phase capacitor that must be connected across the
load to bring the overall power factor to unity is _______ μF.

## Correct Ans. 38.19 (38.00 - 38.40) Solution

Q.58 A 120 V moving iron voltmeter has a coil having resistance, ‘R’ of 400 Ω and an inductance ‘L’ of 0.75 H. The current consumed by the instrument when placed on 120 V dc
supply is 0.02 A. The value of capacitor required to eliminate frequency error will be ________ nF.

## Q.59 Consider the MOS circuit shown in the figure below:

The current source is so adjusted that the value of the transconductance gm = 2 mS and output small signal resistance ro = 100 kΩ. If the input signal Vin is applied at the
mid-band frequency of the amplifier, then the value of small signal voltage gain of the amplifier is equal to _______.

## Correct Ans. 0.89 (0.80 - 0.99) Solution

Q.60 A half adder is implement with XOR and AND gates. A full adder is implemented with two half adders and one OR gate. The propagation delay of an XOR gate is twice that
of an AND/OR gate. The propagation delay of an AND/OR gate is 1.2 μsec. A 4-bit ripple carry binary adder is implemented by using full adders. The total propagation
delay of this 4-bit binary adder is ___________ μsec.

## Correct Ans. 12 Solution

Q.61
Two infinite uniform sheets of charge, each with surface charge density 10 C/m2, are located at y = 1 and y = –1 as shown in figure.

## Correct Ans. 0 Solution

Q.62 A dc shunt generator with shunt field resistance of 52.5 Ω, supplies full load current of 195 A at 210 V. Its full load efficiency is 90% and it has stray losses of 710 W. The
load current corresponding to maximum efficiency is ________ A.

## Correct Ans. 139.10 (138.00 - 140.00) Solution

Q.63 A, 3-Φ, 50 Hz, 20 poles, salient pole alternator with star-connected stator winding has 180-slots on the stator. There are 8 conductors per slot and the coils are full pitched.
The flux per pole is 25 mWb. Assuming sinusoidally distributed flux, the generated emf (line) is _________ V.

## Correct Ans. 2214.80 (2200.00 - 2230.00) Solution

Q.64 A quadrilateral is cut out from an ellipse such that its corners are the points where ellipse cuts the co-ordinate axis. The equation of ellipse is given as
The ratio of area of ellipse to area of remaining portion of ellipse after the quadrilateral is cut out, is ________.

## Correct Ans. 2.75 (2.60 - 2.90) Solution

Q.65 The missing terms in the table representing a cubic polynomial are found using Newton forward difference interpolation.