Critical Reasoning Previous Year Questions (CAT) - Set 0012


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    Question 6

    Arrange the sentences A, B, C and D in a proper sequence so as to make a coherent paragraph.

    A. Trivial pursuits marketed by the Congress, is a game imported from Italy.
    B. The idea is to create an imaginary saviour in times of crisis so that the party doesn't fall flat on its collective face.
    C. Closest contenders are Mani Shankar Aiyar, who still hears His Master's Voice and V. George, who is frustrated by the fact that his political future remains Sonia and yet so far.
    D. The current champion is Arjun for whom all roads lead to Rome, or in this case, 10 Janpath.

    a. ABDC

    b. ABCD

    c. DCBA

    d. CDBA     (CAT 1997)


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    Answer: Option A


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    Question 7

    Arrange the sentences A, B, C and D in a proper sequence so as to make a coherent paragraph.

    A. Good advertising can make people buy your products even if it sucks.
    B. A dollar spent on brainwashing is more cost-effective than a dollar spent on product improvement.
    C. That's important because it takes pressure off you to make good products.
    D. Obviously, there's a minimum quality that every product has to achieve: it should be able to withstand the shipping process without becoming unrecognizable.

    a. BACD

    b. ACBD

    c. ADCB

    d. BCDA   (CAT 1997)


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    Answer: Option B


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    Question 8

    Arrange the sentences A, B, C and D in a proper sequence so as to make a coherent paragraph.

    A. Almost a century ago, when the father of the modern automobile industry, Henry Ford, sold the first Model T car, he decided that only the best would do for his customers.
    B. Today, it is committed to delivering the finest quality with over six million vehicles a year in over 200 countries across the world.
    C. And for over 90 years, this philosophy has endured in the Ford Motor Company.
    D. Thus, a vehicle is ready for the customer only if it passes the Ford 'Zero Defect Programme'.

    a. ABCD

    b. ACDB

    c. ACBD

    d. CDAB   (CAT 1997)


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    Answer: Option C


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    Question 9

    Arrange the sentences A, B, C and D in a proper sequence so as to make a coherent paragraph.

    A. But, clearly, the government still has the final say.
    B. In the past few years, the Reserve Bank of India might have wrested considerable powers from the government when it comes to monetary policy.
    C. The RBI's announcements on certain issues become effective only after the government notifies them.
    D. Isn't it time the government vested the RBI with powers to sanction such changes, leaving their ratification for later?

    a. ACDB

    b. ACBD

    c. BACD

    d. DACB  (CAT 1997)


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    Answer: Option C


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    Question 10

    Arrange the sentences A, B, C and D in a proper sequence so as to make a coherent paragraph.

    A. I sat there frowning at the checkered tablecloth, chewing the bitter cud of insight.
    B. That wintry afternoon in Manhattan, waiting in the little French restaurant, I was feeling frustrated and depressed.
    C. Even the prospect of seeing a dear friend failed to cheer me as it usually did.
    D. Because of certain miscalculations on my part, a project of considerable importance in my life had fallen through.

    a. ADBC

    b. BCDA

    c. BDCA

    d. ABCD   (CAT 1997)


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    Answer: Option C


 

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