# (Paper) The Review of Mock CAT Sample paper 2

**The Review of Mock CAT
Sample paper 2**

1. A and B weave a carpet in 10
days and 15 **daysrespectively. They
begin to work together but B leaves** **after 2days. In what time will A
complete the remaining** **work**

A. 8 days

B. 623 days

C. 7 days

D. 613 days

2. Find the value of p and q
such that the equation x2 + px **+
q = 0 has 5 +3i as a root, where i =1**

A. p=11;q=35

B. p = 10, q= 34

C. p=1;q=1

D. p=12;q=10

3. Some children were taking
free throws at the basketball **court
in school during lunch break. Below are some facts** **about how many baskets
these children shot. i. Ganesh** **shot 8 baskets less than Ashish. ii.
Dhanraj and Ramesh** **together shot 37 baskets. iii. Jugraj shot 8 baskets
more than Dhanraj. iv. Ashish shot 5 baskets more than Dhanraj.** **v. Ashish
and Ganesh together shot 40 baskets. Which of** **the
following statements is true?**

A. Dhanraj and Jugraj together shot 46 baskets

B. Ramesh and Jugraj together shot 29 baskets.

C. Dhanraj shot 3 more baskets than Ramesh.

D. Ganesh shot 18 baskets and Ramesh shot 21 baskets.

4. read the poem and answer the
questions as below As **you set out
for Ithaka hope the journey is a long one, full of** **adventure, full of
discovery. Laistrygonians and Cyclops,** **angry Poseidon - don't be afraid
of them: you'll never find** **things like that on your way as long as you
keep your** **thoughts raised high, as long as a rare excitement stirs** **your
spirit and your body. Laistrygonians and Cyclops, wild** **Poseidon - you
won't encounter them unless you bring** **them along inside your soul, unless
your soul sets them up** **in front of you. Hope the voyage is a long one,
may there be many a summer morning when, with what pleasure, what joy, you come
into harbours seen for the first time; may you stop at Phoenician trading
stations to buy fine things, mother of pearl and coral, amber and ebony, sensual
perfume of every kind - as many sensual perfumes as you can; and may you visit
many Egyptian cities to gather stores of knowledge from their scholars. Keep
Ithaka ** **always in your mind. Arriving there is what you are** **destined
for. But do not hurry the journey at all. Better if it** **lasts for years,
so you are old by the time you reach the** **island, wealthy with all you
have gained on the way, not expecting Ithaka to make you rich. Ithaka gave you
the ** **marvellous journey, without her you would not have set** **out.
She has nothing left to give you now. And if you find** **her
poor, Ithaka won't have fooled you. Wise as you will have become, so full of
experience, you will have understood by then what these Ithakas mean. The poet
recommends a long journey. Which of the following is the most comprehensive
reason for it?**

A. You can buy a variety of fine things

B. You can gain knowledge as well as sensual experience

C. You can experience the full range of sensuality.

D. You can visit new cities and harbours

5. If 6440 soldiers were asked
to stand in rows to forma **perfect
square, it was found that 40 soldiers were left** **out.What was the number
of soldiers in each row?**

A. 64

B. 80

C. 60

D. 40

6. Some children were taking
free throws at the basketball **court
in school during lunch break. Below are some facts** **about how many baskets
these children shot. i. Ganesh** **shot 8 baskets less than Ashish. ii.
Dhanraj and Ramesh** **together shot 37 baskets. iii. Jugraj shot 8 baskets
more** **than Dhanraj. iv. Ashish shot 5 baskets more than Dhanraj.** **v.
Ashish and Ganesh together shot 40 baskets Which of** **the
following statements is true?**

A. Dhanraj shot 11 baskets and Ashish shot 16 baskets

B. Ramesh shot 18 baskets and Dhanraj shot 19 baskets

C. Ganesh shot 24 baskets and Ashish shot 16 baskets

D. Jugraj shot 19 baskets and Dhanraj shot 27 baskets.

7. read the poem and answer the
questions as below As **you set out
for Ithaka hope the journey is a long one, full of adventure, full of discovery.
Laistrygonians and Cyclops, angry Poseidon - don't be afraid of
them:you'll** **never find things like that on your way as long as you keep**
**your thoughts raised high,as long as a rare excitement stirs your spirit and
your body.Laistrygonians and Cyclops,wild Poseidon - you won't encounter them
unless you bring them along inside your soul, unless your soul sets them up in
front of you. Hope the voyage is a long one, may there be ** **many a summer
morning when,with what pleasure, what** **joy, you come into harbours seen
for the first time; may** **you stop at Phoenician trading stations to buy
fine things,mother of pearl and coral, amber and ebony,sensual perfume of every
kind -as many sensual perfumes as you can; and may you visit many Egyptian
cities to gather** **stores of knowledge from their scholars. Keep
Ithaka** **always in your mind. Arriving there is what you are** **destined
for.But do not hurry the journey at all.Better if it lasts for years,so you are
old by the time you reach the** **island, wealthy with all you have gained on
the way,not** **expecting Ithaka to make you rich. Ithaka gave you the** **marvellous
journey, without her you would not have set** **out. She has nothing left to
give you now.And if you find her poor, Ithaka won't have fooled you. Wise as you
will have become, so full of experience, you will have understood by then what
these Ithakas mean. Which of the** **following best reflects the central
theme of this poem?**

A. You cannot reach Ithaka without visiting Egyptian ports

B. The longer the journey the greater the experiences you gather

C. If you don't have high expectations, you will not be disappointed

D. Don't rush to your goal; the journey is what enriches you

8. Choose the word/phrase
nearest in meaning to the **underlined
part from the four alternatives given under He** **(collapsed) following a
vigorous exercise session at the** **gym.**

A. relaxed

B. gasped

C. died

D. fainted

9. In a tractor there are four
type of wheels. According to **their
positions, we call them T1 , T2, T3 and T4 wheels.** **When the tractor move
for 36 feet, T1 makes 3 more** **revolutions than T2, T2 makes 3 more
revolutions than T3,** **T3 makes 2 more revolutions than T4, T1 makes 8 more**
**revolutions than T4. Find the ratio of the radii of wheels T1,** **T2,
T3 and T4**

A. 3:4:6:9

B. data inadequate

C. 3:4:5:9

D. 3:4:7:9

10. A man walks 17 kms towards
south then turns to west **andcontinues
to walk 24 kms and finally turns to north and** **walks 10 kms, thedistance
of the terminal point from the** **starting
point is**

A. 30

B. 25

C. 17

D. 15

11. According to the laws
pertaining to the use of **recyclable
containers, beverages are sold only in reusable** **containers. The people
who object to such laws point out** **that the collection of reusable bottles
requires gasoline,and washing them requires water; but, it takes less water to
wash these containers than it does to make throwaway bottles. The expenditure
saved due to the saved water exceeds the cost of the gasoline used to transport
empty bottles. The above passage directly answers which of the below mentioned
objections to recyclable beverage** **containers?**

A. A. It is likely that consumers will continue to discard even the recyclable containers.

B. D. Recycling would be detrimental to the glass and plastic industries, which produce containers.

C. B. Consumers will find it an inconvenience to return bottles

D. C. The extra expense involved in recycling would raise the prices of beverages.

12. From a group of 10
teachers, a committee of N teachers **has
to be formed. What is the value of N? (1) There are 120** **ways to form the
required committee (2) If the group had 2** **more teachers, there would be
220 ways to form the** **required committee**

A. BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient

B. Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but Statement (1) alone is not sufficient

C. Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient

D. . Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but Statement (2) alone is not sufficient

13. How old is Gloria? 1)
Gloria's age is four times Alex's **age
plus Becky's age. 2) Becky was Alex's age fifteen years** **ago**

A. If statements (1) and (2) taken together are not sufficient to answer the question, requiring more data pertaining to the problem.

B. if statement (1) by itself is sufficient to answer the question, but statement (2) by itself is not; if statement (2) by itself is sufficient to answer the question, but statement (1) by itself is not;

C. If either statement by itself is sufficient to answer the question

D. ) if statements (1) and (2) taken together are sufficient to answer the question, even though neither statement by itself is sufficient;

14. If both 112 and 33 are
factors of the number a * 43 * **62
* 1311, then what is the smallest possible value of a?**

A. 363

B. 33

C. 121

D. 3267

15. In Δ ABC, ABC ∠
= 90°, AB = 4 cm, BC = 3 cm. M is the **midpoint
of AB and a line parallel to BC pass through M and** **at
N on AC. Thelength of CN is:**

A. 2.5

B. 4.5

C. 4

D. 3.5

16. A shopkeeper is very
particular that the amount for **which
he buys and sells goods always include the digit ‘9’** **in it and the
price is always an integral value. More ever,** **the digits should not add
up to 13 or a multiple of 13. If the** **lowest price that he can buy an item
at is Rs.400 and the** **highest price he can sell it for is Rs. 899, the
maximum** **profit possible is (in Rs.)**

A. 498

B. 479

C. 499

D. 489

17. In general, the terms
entrepreneur and SME’s (small **and
medium enterprises) are used in conjunction with each** **other. But
entrepreneurship is not just about owning a** **small business. The very
basis of entrepreneurship,** **irrespective of the size of the organization,
lies in its ability to create new products/ services, and devising new ways of
implementing the existing or new products. Which of the following best sums up
the above passage? **

A. Entrepreneurs are the main actors in economic growth.

B. The major characteristic of entrepreneurs is their ability to

introduce new products/services into the market.

C. An owner of a large business may be an entrepreneur.

D. Entrepreneurs do not own or operate small business.

18. In the paragraph below,
each line numbered 1 to 4 has **one
wrong word. Locate the wrong word. Then, identify** **which response option
(A, B, C, or D), given below, has the** **correct combination of words that
would make the** **paragraph read correctly. 1. At times our respirations
seem** **more than wishful dreams. With a 2. sluggish global** **economy,
slumping housing valuables, a tight 3. job market and rising costs for
essentials such as healthy care and 4. tuition, achieving financial prosperity
appears even more remotely**

A. 1. aspirations. 2. values. 3. health. 4. remote.

B. 1. timely. 2. tightly. 3. carefully. 4. finance.

C. 1. perspiration. 2. ticklish. 3. rousing. 4. appeals.

D. 1. bashful. 2. dumping. 3. essentially. 4. prosperous.

19. A spherical ball of radius
'r' placed on the ground **subtends an
angle of 600 at point A of the ground. What is** **the
distance between the center of the ball and the point A?**

A. none of these

B. 0.5r

C. r

D. 2r

20. Which among the following
assumptions are used in the **above
premises? I.When a person is married, he or she** **loses his or her own
identity and is no longer accountable** **to himself or herself. II.Married
persons do not find** **contentment as opposed to unmarried people. III.There**
**has been a steady increase in the
divorce rate.**

A. III only

B. I and II only

C. I, II, and III

D. I only

21. The number of tangents that
can be drawn to twononintersecting **circles
is**

A. 1

B. 4

C. 2

D. 3