# (Paper) The Review of Mock CAT Sample paper 4

**The Review of Mock CAT
Sample paper 4**

1. Three airlines - IA, JA and
SA - operate on the Delhi- **Mumbai
route. To increase the number of seats sold, SA** **reduced its fares and
this was emulated by IA and JA** **immediately. The general belief was that
the volume of air** **travel between Delhi and Mumbai would increase as a**
**result. Which of the following, if true, would add credence** **to
the general belief?**

A. A study that shows that as much as 80% of air travel in India is company-sponsored.

B. Increase in profitability of the three airlines.

C. A study that shows that air travellers in India are priceconscious.

D. Extension of the discount scheme to other routes.

2. According to McNeill, a
Brahmin priest was expected to **be
able to recite at least one of the Vedas. The practice was** **essential for
several centuries when the Vedas had not yet** **been written down. It must
have had a selective effect,** **since priests would have been recruited from
those able or** **willing to memorise long passages. It must have helped in**
**the dissemination of the work, since a memorized passage** **can be
duplicated many times. Which one of the following** **can
be inferred from the above passage?**

A. McNeill studied the behaviour of Brahmin priests

B. Reciting the Vedas was a Brahmin’s obligation

C. Vedic hymns had not been scripted

D. The Vedic priest was like a recorded audio cassette

3. Fill in the blanks with the
appropriate word as given **below The
Darwin who ___________ is most remarkable** **for the way in which he
_________the attributes of the** **world
class thinker and head of the household.**

A. arises, adds

B. appeared, combines

C. emerges, combines

D. comes, figure s

4. The sides of a rhombus ABCD
measure 2 cm each and the **difference
between two angles is 90° then the areaof the** **rhombus
is**

A. 35 sq cm

B. 42 sq cm

C. 22 sq cm

D. 2 sq cm

5. 2/3rd of the balls in a bag
are black, the rest are red. If **5/9th
of the black balls and 7/8th of the red balls are** **defective, find the
total number of balls in the bag, if the** **number
of non-defective balls is 146.**

A. 432

B. 578

C. 216

D. 648

6. When 3/4th of a unit’s
digit is added to the ten’s digit of **a
2-digit number, the sum of the digits becomes 10. If** **1/4th of the ten’s
digit added to the unit digit, then the** **sum
of the digits is 1 less than previous. Find the number**

A. 48

B. 94

C. 88

D. 84

7. Fill in the blanks with the
options as specified in the **options
below Since her face was free of __________ there** **was no way to
__________ if she appreciated what had** **happened.**

A. realization, appreciate

B. expression, ascertain

C. make-up, realise

D. made up , think

8. Read the small description
as below and answer the **question as
follows A cube is divided into 4 equal cubes.** **Each of these cubes is
further sub-divided into 4 equal** **cubes What is the ratio of the surface
area of the smallest** **cube as a
percentage of the original cube?**

A. 0.0625

B. 0.625

C. 0.25

D. 0.0156

9. Three circles A, B and C
have a common centre O.A is the **inner
circle, B middle circle and C is outer circle. ****The radius** **of the outer
circle C, OP cuts the inner circle at X ****and middle** **circle at Y such that
OX = XY = YP. The ratio of the area of** **the region between the inner and
middle circles to the area** **of the
region between the middle and outer circle is:**

A. 13

B. 15

C. 35

D. 25

10. The company’s coffee crop
for 1998-99 totaled 8079 **tonnes, an
all time record. The increase over the previous** **year’s production of
5830 tonnes was 38.58%. The** **previous highest crop was 6089 tonnes in
1970-71. The** **company had fixed a target of 8000 tonnes to be realised**
**by the year 2000-01, and this has been achieved two years earlier, thanks to
the emphasis laid on the key areas of irrigation, replacement of unproductive
coffee bushes, intensive refilling and improved agricultural practices. It is
now our endeavour to reach the target of 10000 tonnes in** **the year
2001-02. Which one of the following would** **contribute most to making the
target of 10000 tonnes in** **2001-02
unrealistic?**

A. The total company land under coffee has remained constant since 1969 when an estate in the Nilgiri Hills was acquired.

B. The target-setting procedures in the company have been proved to the sound by the achievement of the 8000 tonne target.

C. The potential of the productivity enhancing measures implemented up to now has been exhausted.

D. The sensitivity of the crop to climatic factors makes predictions about production uncertain.

11. Read the smnalll
description as given below and answer **the
questions as follow In a survey it was found that 80 %** **of viewers watched
DD, 60% watched BBC and 75%watched star plus What is the maximum %age of ** **respondents
watching DD or BBC but not star plus?**

A. none of these

B. 40%

C. 25%

D. 65%

12. In the game of picking the
parcel, 4 players stand at **the
corners of a square and a parcel is kept at the center of** **the square. As
soon as the signal goes up, a player has to** **run and pick up the parcel
and proceed towards the** **diagonally opposite corner. The parcel changes
hand, and** **the third player now runs with the parcel and taking a** **quarter-circular
path lands at the spot vacated by the 1st** **player. He then places the
parcel at the center and second** **player takes a quarter-circular path and
passes the parcel** **to the player on his right returns of his spot. If the
distance** **between opposite corners is 14 m, what is the total ** **distance
traveled by the parcel?**

A. 47m

B. 36 m

C. 45m

D. 44m

13. The horizontal distance of
a kite from the boy flyingit is **30 m
and 50 m of cord is out from the roll. If the** **windmoves the kite
horizontally at the rate of 5 km per** **hourdirectly away from the boy, how
fast is the cord** **beingreleased?**

A. 5 km per hour

B. 6 km per hour

C. 3 km per hour

D. 4 km per hour

14. Fill in the blanks with the
appropriate words from the **choices
But ___________ are now regularly written to** **describe well-established
practices, organisations and** **institutions,
not all of which seem to be ________ away.**

A. stories, trading

B. reports, withering

C. obituaries, fading

D. books, dying

15. Read the smnalll
description as given below and answer **the
questions as follow In a survey it was found that 80 %** **of viewers watched
DD, 60% watched BBC and 75%** **watched star plus What is the minimum %age of
the** **respondents watching all the
three channels?**

A. 45%

B. none of these

C. 15%

D. 60%

16. Suppose S and T are sets of
vectors, whereS = {(1,0,0), **(0,
0, –5), (0, 3, 4)} and T = {(5, 2, 3), (5, –3, 4)}then**

A. Neither S nor T is a set of linearly indepedent vectors

B. S and T both sets are linearly independent vectors

C. S is a set of linearly independent vector, but T is not

D. T is a set of linearly independent vectors, but S is not