Critical Reasoning Previous Year Questions (CAT) - Set 0020


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    Answer: Option A


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    Question 7

    Arrange the sentences A, B, C, & D from a logical sequence between sentences 1 and 6.

    1. The history of mammals dates back at least to Triassic time.
    A. Miocene and Pliocene time was marked by culmination of several groups and continued approach towards modern characters.
    B. Development was retarded, however, until the sudden acceleration of evolutional change that occurred in the oldest Paleocene.
    C. In the Oligocene Epoch, there was further improvement, with appearance of some new lines and extinction of others.
    D. This led in Eocene time to increase in average size, larger mental capacity, and special adaptations for different modes of life.
    6. The peak of the career of mammals in variety and average large size was attained in this epoch.

    (a) BDCA
    (b) ACDB
    (c) BCDA
    (d) ACBD
          ( CAT 1993 )


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    Answer: Option A


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    Question 8

    Arrange the sentences A, B, C, & D from a logical sequence between sentences 1 and 6.

    1. The death of cinema has been predicted annually.
    A. It hasn’t happened.
    B. It was said that the television would kill it off and indeed audiences plummeted reaching a low in 1984.
    C. Film has enjoyed a renaissance, and audiences are now roughly double of what they were a decade ago.
    D. Then the home computer became the projected nemesis, followed by satellite television.
    6. Why? Probably because, even in the most atomized of societies, we human beings feel the need to share our fantasies and our excitement.

    (a) CADB
    (b) BDAC
    (c) ABDC
    (d) DABC
             ( CAT 1993 )


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    Answer: Option C


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    Question 9

    Arrange the sentences A, B, C, & D from a logical sequence between sentences 1 and 6.

    1. Hiss was serving as Head of the Endowment on August 3, 1948, when Whittaker Chambers reluctantly appeared before the House Un-American Activities Committee.
    A. Chambers, a portly rumpled man with a melodramatic style, had been a Communist courier but had broken with the party in 1938.
    B. When Nixon arranged a meeting of the two men in New York, Chambers repeated his charges and Hiss his denials.
    C. Summoned as a witness, Hiss denied that he had ever been a Communist or had known Chambers.
    D. He told the Committee that among the members of a secret Communist cell in Washington during the 1930s was Hiss.
    6. Then, bizarrely, Hiss asked Chambers to open his mouth.

    a. CBAD

    b. ADBC

    c. ADCB

    d. ACDB       ( CAT 1996 )


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    Answer: Option C


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    Question 10

    Arrange the sentences A, B, C, & D from a logical sequence between sentences 1 and 6.

    1. Since its birth, rock has produced a long string of guitar heroes.
    A. It is a list that would begin with Chuck Berry and continue with Hendrix, Page and Clapton.
    B. These are musicians celebrated for their sheer instrumental talent, and their flair for expansive, showy and sometimes self-indulgent solos.
    C. It would also include players of more recent vintage, like Van-Halen and Living Colour's Vemon Reid.
    D. But with the advent of alternative rock and grunge, guitar heroism became uncool.
    6. Guitarists like Peter Buck and Kurt Cobain shy away from exhibitionism.

    a. ACBD

    b. ABCD

    c. BCAD

    d. BADC       ( CAT 1996 )




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    @Deepak-Sharma pls explain your thought process of arriving at this answer.


 

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