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Verbal Questions

May 21st, 2010 | 4 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

Directions for questions next 5 Verbal Questions: Sentences given in each verbal question, when properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph. The first and last sentences are 1 and 6, and the four in-between are labeled A, B, C and D. Choose the most logical order of these four sentences from among the four given choices to construct a coherent paragraph from sentences 1 to 6.

1. [1] India’s experience of industrialization is characteristic of the difficulties faced by a newly independent developing country.
A. In 1947, India was undoubtedly an under-developed country with one of the lowest per capita incomes in the world.
B. Indian industrialization was the result of a conscious, deliberate policy of growth by an indigenous political elite.
C. Today India ranks fifth in the international community of nations if measured in terms of purchasing power.
D. Even today, however, the benefits of Indian industrialization since independence have not reached the masses.
6. Industrialization in India has been a limited success; one more example of growth without development.
a. CDAB
b. DCBA
c. CABD
d. BACD
e. ABCD

2. [1] The necessity for regional integration in South Asia is underlined by the very history of the last 45 years since the liquidation of the British empire in this part of the world.
A. After the partition of the Indian subcontinent, Pakistan was formed in that very area which the imperial powers had always marked out as the potential base for operations against the Russian power in Central Asia.
B. Because of the disunity and ill-will among the South Asian neighbours, particularly India and Pakistan, great powers from outside the area could meddle into their affairs and thereby keep neighbours apart.
C. It needs to be added that it was the bountiful supply of sophisticated arms that emboldened Pakistan to go for warlike bellicosity towards India.
D. As a part of the cold war strategy of the US, Pakistan was sucked into Washington’s military alliance spreading over the years.
6. Internally too, it was the massive induction of American arms into Pakistan which empowered the military junta of that country to stub out the civilian government and destroy democracy in Pakistan.
a. ACBD
b. ABDC
c. CBAD
d. DCAB
e. BADC

3. [1] The success of any unit in a competitive environment depends on prudent management sources.
A. In this context, it would have been more appropriate, if the concept of accelerated depreciation, together with additional incentives towards capital allowances for recouping a portion of the cost of replacements out of the current generations, had been accepted.
B. Added to this are negligible retention of profits because of inadequate capital allowances and artificial disallowances of genuine outflows.
C. One significant cause for poor generation of surpluses is the high cost of capital and its servicing cost.
D. The lack of a mechanism in Indian tax laws for quick recovery of capital costs has not received its due attention.
6. While this may apparently look costly from the point of view of the exchequer, the ultimate cost to the government and the community in the form of losses suffered through poor viability will be prohibitive.
a. ADBC
b. BCDA
c. CBDA
d. DBAC
e. CBAD

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Logical Reasoning Difficult Questions

May 19th, 2010 | 20 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

Logical Reasoning Questions- Direction for next 3 Logical Reasoning Questions: Answer the logical reasoning questions based on the following information.

Each of the four friends Ms A, Mr. B, Ms C and Mr. D vacationed at one of the four places (each person vacationed at only one place) – Japan, Nepal, Egypt and Spain (not necessarily in this order). Each visited the places in one of the following months: January, March, May and November, and everyone went in a different month.

I. C vacationed immediately before A but after the man who went for a vacation to Japan.
II. The person who left in March did not go to Egypt and his friend vacationed in May.
III. The person who went to Nepal vacationed immediately after D did.
IV. A and B visited the friend, who went to Spain, to see his pictures.

1. Where did Ms C spend her vacations?
a. Japan
b. Nepal
c. Egypt
d. Spain
e. Cannot be determined

2. Who vacationed in the month of March?
a. Ms A
b. Mr B
c. Ms C
d. Mr D
e. Both Mr. B and Mr. C

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Data Interpretations Questions

May 18th, 2010 | 11 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

Direction for next 3 data interpretations questions: Study the graph carefully and answer the data interpretations questions that follow.
The graph shows the imports and exports of cotton in rupees crores from 1990-91 to 1994-94.


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1. What is the ratio of the number of years having above average exports to those having below average exports in the given period?
a. 2 : 3
b. 3 : 2
c. 4 : 1
d. 1: 4
e. 1 : 2

2. In which year was the gap in imports and exports the least?
a. 1990-91
b. 1991-92
c. 1992-93
d. 1993-94
e. 1994-95

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CAT Verbal Sample Questions

May 14th, 2010 | 5 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

CAT Verbal Sample Questions- Directions for next 5 CAT Verbal Sample Questions: In each of the following CAT verbal sample questions, identify the sentences with errors and then mark the respective choice as your answer.

1. A. show me an intelligent woman in a house and I will show you an unhappy man in the same place.
B. they were charged for murder.
C. she was advised to lie in the bed for a week.
D. under-confident people have a problem with expressing themselves and portrayal of their true feelings.
(A) A and D
(B) C and A
(C) B and D
(D) B and A
(E) D and A

2. A. it is not only important to enthusiastic but also to feel it.
B. the reliance group has come up with a costumer-friendly scheme, for people who can’t pay the entire amount at one go.
C. Dora can’t go to the party tonight because she is studying for final examinations.
D. I understand your apprehensions regarding the new project.
(A) A and D
(B) B and C
(C) A and B
(D) D and C
(E) all of these

3. A. the quake-hit people worked hard to keep the dog from the door.
B. what are you referring to?
C. Three froths of the cake are been eaten.
D. the majority believes that a male child is better than a female.
(A) Only A
(B) A, B and D
(C) A and D
(D) only D
(E) A and C

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Logical Reasoning Questions With Answers

May 12th, 2010 | 15 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

Logical Reasoning Questions With AnswersDirections for next 5 logical reasoning questions: Read the following information carefully, and answer the logical reasoning questions that follow.

I. Harsh and Sushila are good at dramatics and computer science.
II. Anju and Harsh are good at computer science and physics.
III. Anju, Jyoti and Namrata are good at physics and history.
IV. Namrata and Anju are good at physics and mathematics.
V. Jyoti and Sushila are good at history and dramatics.

1. Who is good at physics, history and mathematics, but not in computer science?
a. Anju
b. Harsh
c. Namrata
d. Jyoti
e. Sushila.

2. Who is good at history, physics, computer science and mathematics?
a. Harsh
b. Namrata
c. Jyoti
d. Anju
e. Sushila

3. Who is good at physics, history and dramatics?
a. Namrata
b. Jyoti
c. Sushila
d. Anju.
e. Harsh

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Sample Data Interpretation

May 10th, 2010 | 5 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

Directions for next 5 Data Interpretation: Refer to the data below and answer the questions that follow.

Only 2 varieties of rice, A and B are produced in Riceland. Variety B is always in surplus and hence exported Variety A is always in short supply and hence imported. Whatever rice is produced is either consumed or exported. The short supply is met by imports and all imports are consumed in the same year.

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1. Imports, expressed as a percentage of total production, is the highest in the year.
a. 1991
b. 1992
c. 1993
d. 1994
e. Both 1991 and 1994

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Sample Quantitative Ability Questions

May 6th, 2010 | 5 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

Sample Quantitative Ability Questions- Directions for next 3 Sample Quantitative Ability Questions: Answer the quantitative ability questions on the basis of the information given below.

In the adjoining figure, I and II are circles with centres P and Q respectively. The two circles touch each other and have a common tangent that touches them at points R and S respectively. This common tangent meets the line joining P and Q at O. The
Diameters of I and II are in the ratio 4:3, It is also known that the length of PO is 28 cm.

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1. What is the ratio of the length of PQ to that of QO?
a)1:4
b)1:3
c) 3:8
d) 3:4
e) 2:5

2. What is the radius of the circle II?
a) 2cm
b) 3cm
c) 4cm
d)5cm
e) 6 cm

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