APSEd brings you solutions for the GATE 2022 aptitude from all the papers conducted by IIT Kharagpur. Download the PDFs to boost your GATE preparation. GATE 2022 exams were scheduled for 5th, 6th, 12th and 13th February dates by IIT Kharagpur.

Aptitude forms an important part of the GATE exam. Each paper consists aptitude questions for 15 marks which is 15% out of 100 marks in the GATE exam. Therefore, one shouldn't rule out aptitude during preparation.

## Download GATE 2022 All Aptitude Questions PDF

GATE 2022 5th February aptitude solution: Download PDF here

GATE 2022 6th February aptitude solution: Download PDF here

GATE 2022 12th February aptitude solution: Download PDF here

GATE 2022 12th February aptitude solution: Download PDF here

## GATE Aptitude Branch-Wise PDFs

Session | Download |

5th February (EE, CS) | |

6th February (ES, IN, EC) | |

12th February (CE - 2 sessions) | |

13th February (ME - 2 sessions, GE) |

## GATE 2022 Aptitude Highlight Questions

### From 5th February Session

The ratio of the speeds of P:Q in a 500m race is 3:4. When the race starts P is 140m ahead of Q. Find the distance between P and Q when P wins the race.

a) 40m b) 20m

c) 60m d) 80m

__Hint__

This question could be easily solved by knowing the concept of the speed-time-distance relationship.

Let the speed of P and Q be 3x and 4x respectively. P covers the remaining distance in time 't'. The distance which P has to cover to win the race is given by,

*500 - 140 = 360m *

By speed-time relation, time (t) = distance/speed. Therefore, t = 360/3x, which is equal to 120/x or,

* x*t = 120*

Distance covered by Q will be 4*x*t. As we know, x*t = 120. Therefore, the distance covered by Q is,

*4*120 = 480m *

The question doesn't end here, we must find the distance between P and Q, which is given by,

*500 - 480 = 20m*

For all questions from the 5th February session, refer here

### From 6th February Session

The seating arrangement for six persons is based on the following conditions.

P sits next to S and T

Q sits diametrically opposite to P

Shortest between S and R equal to the shortest distance between T and U

Then Q is the neighbour of _____

a) S and T b) S and P

c) U ant T d) R and U

__Hint__

This question requires knowledge of seating arrangements. In this particular question, the conditions for arrangement is fairly easy. The only tricky word to understand is "diametrically opposite" which simply means sitting opposite to each other in a circular seating arrangement. Therefore, getting the right seating arrangement will help in finding the answer.

The answer to this question for your reference is R and U.

For all questions from the 6th February session, refer here

### From 12th February Session

A survey of 450 students about their subject of interest results in the following outcome.

150 students are interested in maths

200 students are interested in physics

175 students are interested in chemistry

50 students are interested in maths and physics

60 students are interested in physics and chemistry

40 students are interested in maths and chemistry

30 students are interested in maths, chemistry and physics

The remaining students are interested in humanities. The students interested in humanities is:

10

45

30

40

__Hint__

### From 13th February Session

If there is a 12-hour clock then how many times does the hour, the minute, and the second hands of the clock will coincide from 3 pm of present-day to 3 am of next day?

144

12

**11**1

In 12 hrs, all 3 hands will coincide 11 times. They will coincide only once between 11 pm and 1 am but in all other hours, they will meet per hour.

## GATE General Aptitude Syllabus

The syllabus for GATE exams generally doesn't vary much every year. The syllabus for GATE 2022 is given below.

**1. Verbal Aptitude**

Basic English grammar: tenses, articles, adjectives, prepositions, conjunctions, verb-noun agreement, and other parts of speech Basic vocabulary: words, idioms, and phrases in context, Reading and comprehension Narrative sequencing

**2. Quantitative Aptitude**

Data interpretation: data graphs (bar graphs, pie charts, and other graphs representing data), 2- and 3-dimensional plots, maps, and tables Numerical computation and estimation: ratios, percentages, powers, exponents and logarithms, permutations and combinations, and series Mensuration and geometry Elementary statistics and probability

**3. Analytical Aptitude**

Logic: deduction and induction, Analogy, Numerical relations and reasoning

**4. Spatial Aptitude**

Transformation of shapes: translation, rotation, scaling, mirroring, assembling, and grouping. Paper folding, cutting, and patterns in 2 and 3 dimensions

For more details on spatial aptitude refer here

## Prepare for GATE General Aptitude

Aptitude is the easiest part to score marks in the GATE exam. Preparing for it is also simple if you follow just 3 simple steps as mentioned below.

Step 1: Understand the basic aptitude concept behind each topic.

Step 2: Practice, Practice, Practice especially PYQs

Step 3: Go for a few tough Qs after revisiting the concept, and you are done

*Disclaimer: All the questions are memory-based and taken from some of our students who appeared for GATE 2022. The official notification for the same will be out soon and we will spread it across then. *

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