General Aptitude and logical reasoning make up most of the questions in the NATA exam paper. 35 questions are dedicated to this section of the MCQ each carrying 1.5 marks. The following are the general aptitude concepts on which the candidate should have a firm grasp.

Objects

Texture related to architecture and the built environment.

Interpretation of pictorial compositions,

Visualizing threedimensional objects from twodimensional drawing.

Visualizing different sides of 3D objects.

Analytical reasoning

Mental ability (visual, numerical, and verbal),
General awareness of national/ international architects and famous architectural creations.
Mathematical reasoning:

Statements

Logical operations like and, or, if and only if, implies, implied by.

Understanding of tautology.

Converse, contradiction, and contrapositive.
Sets and Relations:

The idea of sets.

Subsets.

Power set.

Complement.

Union.

Intersection and difference of sets.

Venn diagram.

De Morgan’s Laws.

Relation and its properties.

Equivalence relation — definition and elementary examples.
SAMPLE QUESTIONS (General Aptitude)
1.Inch equals.
(a) 2.54 cm (b) 5 cm (c) 20 mm (d) 15.67 mm
2. motar represents.
(a) 1 part of water 6 part of cement (b) 1 part of cement, 6 part of water
(c) 1 part of sand, 6 part of cement (d) 1 part of cement, 6 part of sand
3.How many A2 sheets can be cut from a A0 sheet of paper.
(a) 5 (b) 4 (c) 16 (d) 8
4.The city of Ahmedabad was designed by
(a) Le Corbusier (b) I M Pie
(c) B V Doshi (d) kanvinde
5.Floors X and Y are equal in area, If X is 12 feet X 8 feet and the width of Y is 6 feet, what is the length of Y?
(a) 16 feet (b) 12 feet (c) 8 feet (d) 15 feet
6. 0.1 + (0.1) 2 + (0.1) 3
(a) 0.1 (b) 0.121 (c) 0.111 (d) 0.2341
7.Blobitecture is
(a) 1st Century Architecture style (b) 15th Century Architecture style
(c) 20th Century Architecture style (d) Not an Architecture style
8.Blue is a
(a) Hot Colour (b) Cool Colour (c) Secondary Colour (d) Netural Colour
9.Which of the following is a complimentary colour scheme?
(a) Green ‐ Yellow (b) Blue – red
(c) Yellow – Black (d) Red – Green
10.When 1/10 percent of 5000 is subtracted from 1/10 of 5000, the difference is
(a) 0 (b) 50 (c) 495 (d) 500
11.Curtain walls represent
(a) Fabric Walls (b) Glass Screens
(c) Brick Walls (d) Concrete Walls
12.A Focal point is
(a) A point in the centre of a drawing (b) A point in a corner of a drawing
(c) A point within a circle (d) Center of interest in a drawing
13.Gol Gumbaz is a
(a) Mosque (b) Mausoleum
(c) Museum (d) Monasry
14. The Average height of an India male is?
(a) 5 feet 6 inches (b) 6 feet 2 inches
(c) 5 feet 3 inches (d) 4 feet 8 inches
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