# Differential equation 1 marks

GATE 2019 Set-1

1. For the equation $$\large \frac{\mathrm{d} y}{\mathrm{d} x}+7x^{2}y=0$$,if $$y\left ( 0 \right )=\frac{3}{7}$$, then the value of 𝑦(1) is

(A) (7/3)𝑒−7/3

(B)  (7/3)𝑒−3/7

(C)  (3/7)𝑒−7/3

(D)  (3/7)𝑒−3/7

Answer

GATE 2019 Set-2

1. The differential equation dy/dx + 4= 5 is valid in the domain 0 ≤ x ≤ 1 with (0) = 2.25 . The solution of the differential equation is

(A) = e – 4+ 5

(B) = e – 4+ 1.25

(C) y= e 4+ 5

(D) y= e 4+ 1.25

Answer

GATE 2018 Set-2

1. Consider a function u which depends on position x and time t. The partial differential equation

$$\large \frac{\partial u}{\partial t}=\frac{\partial^2 u}{\partial x^2}$$

is known as the

(A) Wave equation

(B) Heat equation

(C) Laplace’s equation

(D) Elasticity equation

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2. If y is the solution of the differential equation $$y^{3}\frac{\mathrm{d} y}{\mathrm{d} x}+x^{3}=0, y\left ( 0 \right )=1$$ , the value of $$y\left ( -1 \right )$$ is

(A) −2

(B) −1

(C) 0

(D) 1

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GATE 2017 Set-1

1. Consider the following partial differential equation for u(x,y) with the constat c > 1 :
$$\large \frac{\partial u}{\partial y}+c\frac{\partial u}{\partial x}=0$$

Solution of this equation is

(A) u (x,y) = f (x+cy)

(B) u (x,y) = f (x-cy)

(C) u (x,y) = f (cx+y)

(D) u (x,y) = f (cx-y)

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2. The differential equation $$\large \frac{\mathrm{d} ^2y}{\mathrm{d} x^2}+16y=0$$ for y(x) with the two boundary conditions $$\large \frac{\mathrm{d} y}{\mathrm{d} x}\mid _{x=0}=1$$ and $$\large \frac{\mathrm{d} y}{\mathrm{d} x}\mid _{x=\frac{\pi}{2}}=-1$$ has

(A) no solution

(B)exactly two solutions

(C) exactly one solution

(D)infinitely many solutions

Answer

GATE 2014 Set-4

1. The solution of the initial value problem $$\large \frac{\mathrm{d} y}{\mathrm{d} x}=-2xy;y(0)=2$$ is

(A)$$\large 1+2e^{-x^2}$$

(B)$$\large 2e^{-x^2}$$

(C)$$\large 1+e^{x^2}$$

(D)$$\large 2e^{x^2}$$

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GATE 2013

1. The partial differential equation $$\large\frac{\partial u}{\partial t}+u\frac{\partial u}{\partial x}=\frac{\partial^2 u}{\partial x^2}$$ is a

(A) linear equation of order 2

(B) non-linear equation of order 1

(C) linear equation of order 1

(D) non-linear equation of order 2

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GATE 2010

1.The Blasius equation,$$\large \frac{\mathrm{d}^3f }{\mathrm{d} \eta^3}+\frac{f}{2}\frac{\mathrm{d}^2f }{\mathrm{d} \eta^2}=0$$, is a

(A) second order nonlinear ordinary differential equation

(B) third order nonlinear ordinary differential equation

(C) third order linear ordinary differential equation

(D) mixed order nonlinear ordinary differential equation

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GATE 2008

1. Given that $$\large \ddot{x}+3x=0$$, and $$\large x(0)=1,\dot{x}(0)=0$$, what is $$\large x(1)$$?

(A) -0.99

(B) -0.16

(C) 0.16

(D) 0.99

Answer

GATE 2007

1. The partial differential equation $$\large \frac{\partial^2 \varphi}{\partial x^2}+\frac{\partial^2 \varphi}{\partial y^2}+\frac{\partial \varphi}{\partial x}+\frac{\partial \varphi}{\partial y}=0$$ has

(A) degree 1 order 2

(B) degree 1 order 1

(C) degree 2 order 1

(D) degree 2  order 2

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GATE 2006
1. The solution of the differential equation $$\large \frac{\mathrm{d} y}{\mathrm{d} x}+2xy=e^{-x^2}$$ with y(0)=1 is:

(A) $$\large (1+x)e^{+x^2}$$

(B) $$\large (1+x)e^{-x^2}$$

(C) $$\large (1-x)e^{+x^2}$$

(D) $$\large (1-x)e^{-x^2}$$

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