# Recent questions tagged cat2009

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Each question consists of four sentences on a topic. Some sentences are grammatically incorrect or inappropriate. Select the option that indicates the grammatically correct and appropriate sentence(s) A. Large reductions in the ozone layer, which sits about 15-30 km above the ... still take several decades before these substances have disappeared from the atmosphere. D B and D A and D A and C
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Each question consists of four sentences on a topic. Some sentences are grammatically incorrect or inappropriate. Select the option that indicates the grammatically correct and appropriate sentence(s) A. Last Sunday, Archana had nothing to do. B. After waking up, she lay on the bed thinking of what to ... shower and got ready. D. She spent most of the day shopping. B and C. C A and B. B, C and D
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In each question, the word at the top is used in four different ways, numbered (a) to (d). Choose the option in which the usage of the word is Incorrect or Inappropriate. Select the one which would best fill the blanks. Football evokes ... in India compared to cricket, that almost ____________ the nation. tepid, boiling. lukewarm, electrifies. turbid, fascinating. apocryphal, genuinely fascinates.
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In each question, the word at the top is used in four different ways, numbered (a) to (d). Choose the option in which the usage of the word is Incorrect or Inappropriate. HOST A virus has infected the host computer. Ranchi will play the host to the next national film festival. Kerala's forests are host to a range of snakes. If you host the party, who will foot the bill.
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In each question, the word at the top is used in four different ways, numbered (a) to (d). Choose the option in which the usage of the word is Incorrect or Inappropriate. SORT Let's sort these boys into four groups. They serve tea of a sort on these trains. Farmers of all sort attended the rally. What sort of cheese do you use in pizza?
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In each question, there are five sentences. Each sentence has a pair of words that are italicized and highlighted. From the italicized and highlighted words, select the most appropriate words (A or B) to form correct sentences. The sentences are followed by options that indicate the ... to rise over [A] / above [B] the danger mark, the signs of an imminent flood were clear. BAABA BBBAB AAABA BBAAB
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In each question, there are five sentences. Each sentence has a pair of words that are italicized and highlighted. From the italicized and highlighted words, select the most appropriate words (A or B) to form correct sentences. The sentences are followed by options that indicate ... [A] /true [B] story. One suspects that the complement [A] /complement [B] was backhanded. BABAB ABABA BAABA BBAAB
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1) The primary purpose of the passage is to. Refute the idea that change is bad for a corporation's long-term health. Describe how long-term planning, despite some potential pitfalls, can help a corporation to grow. Compare and contrast two styles of corporate planning ... service industries have grown by 300 percent over the period; the ratio of women to men in this industry is three to one.
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1) The primary purpose of this passage is to Describe the barriers confronting women in the contemporary workplace. Call readers attention to an overlooked contributor to American history. Critique the methods employed by an important labour union. Rebuke historians for ... group of leaders in America. It provided essential support to striking women. It helped fund start-up unions for women.
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1) The author's attitude toward the inefficiencies at academic medical centers is one of Reluctant acquiescence Strident opposition. agonized indecision. reasoned criticism. 2) The author of the passage would most likely agree with which of the following statements ... focus on education at the expense of patient care. They lack official affiliation with the medical schools connected to AMCs.
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Each of the following problems consists of a question and the statements labelled (1) and (2). You must decide whether the data given for the statements are sufficient to answer the questions. A fish tanks contains a number of fish, including $5$ ... (1) alone is not sufficient. BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement alone is sufficient. EACH statement ALONE is sufficient.
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Each of the following problems consists of a question and the statements labelled (1) and (2). You must decide whether the data given for the statements are sufficient to answer the questions. What is the value of $x$? (1) $x^{2}-5x+4=0$ (2 ... is not sufficient. BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement alone is sufficient. Statement (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient.
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Each of the following problems consists of a question and the statements labelled (1) and (2). You must decide whether the data given for the statements are sufficient to answer the questions. If $n$ is an integer, is $n$ even? (1) $2n$ ... statement (1) alone is not sufficient. BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement alone is sufficient. EACH statement ALONE is sufficient.
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Each of the following problems consists of a question and the statements labelled (1) and (2). You must decide whether the data given for the statements are sufficient to answer the questions. A certain stadium is currently full to $\frac{13}{16}$ ... (1) alone is not sufficient. BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement alone is sufficient. EACH statement ALONE is sufficient.
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Each of the following problems consists of a question and the statements labelled (1) and (2). You must decide whether the data given for the statements are sufficient to answer the questions. If both ABDC and CDFE are parallelograms. what is q + ... (1) alone is not sufficient. BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement alone is sufficient. EACH statement ALONE is sufficient.
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The cars at dealership come with a choice of the following options: air conditioning, a cassette deck, leather seats, power windows, a sunroof and tinted glass. None of the cars has any other optional equipment. The following conditions apply: If a car has leather seats, it ... car has 4 options. The car has power windows and a sunroof. The car does not have both leather seats and a cassette deck.
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The following chart gives the production of three major crops (in million tons) across five indian states in the year 1998. 1) If Tamil Nadu registers an annual increase of 22 percent in rice production, what was the rice production in Tamil Nadu in 1998? ... imported, what is the amount of wheat imported in 1998? 4700 million tonnes. 3900 million tonnes. 3500 million tonnes. Data insufficient.
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Note: Net profit= Gross profit - Tax. Gross profit = Sales - Expenses. The figures for sales is given at the bottom of the bar chart and the figures for net profit is given on top of the line chart. 1) What is the net profit percentage of XPL in 1998? 4. ... 7% 10.96% 9.86% Cannot be determined. 5) The year in which the expenses of XPL Electronic are highest is 1999 1998 1997 Cannot be determined.
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$A$ and $B$ throw with one dice for a stake of $Rs.11$ which is to be won by the player who first throw $6$. If $A$ has the first throw, what are their respective expectations. $Rs. 7, Rs. 4$ $Rs. 6, Rs. 5$ $Rs. 4, Rs. 7$ $Rs. 5, Rs. 6$
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There are three coplanar parallel lines. If any $p$ points are taken on each of the lines, then find the maximum number of triangles with the vertices of these points. $p^{2}(4p-3)$ $p^{3}(4p-3)$ $p(4p-3)$ $p^{3}$
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M is the center of the circle. $l(QS)=10 \sqrt{2}.l (PR)=l(RS)$ and $PR \| QS$. Find the area of the shaded region. (use $\pi=3$) $100$sq. units $114$sq. units $50$sq. units $200$sq. units
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Two vertical lamp-posts of equal height stand on either side of a road $50$m wide. At a point $P$ on the road between them, the elevation of the tops of the lamp-posts are $60^{∘}$ and $30^{∘}$. Find the distance of $P$ from the lamp-post which makes angle of $60^{∘}$. $25$m $12.5$m $16.5$m $20.5$m
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If $x=1+2a+3a^{2}+4a^{2}+....(-1 < a < 1)$ and $y=1+3b+6b^{2}+10b^{3}+....(-1 < b < 1),$ then find $1+ab+(ab)^{2}+(ab)^{3}+....$ in terms of $x$ and $y$. $\frac{x^{1/2} y^{1/3}}{x^{1/2}+y^{1/3}-1}$ $\frac{xy}{x+y-1}$ $\frac{x^{1/3}y^{2/3}}{x^{1/3}+y^{1/2}-1}$ None of these.
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A train crosses a platform $100$ meters long in $60$ seconds at a speed of $45$ km per hour. The time taken by the train to cross an electric pole, is $8$ seconds $1$ minute $52$ seconds Data inadequate.
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In a $400$ meter race around a circular stadium having a circumference of $1000$meters, the fastest runner and the slowest runner reach the same point at the end of the $5^{th}$minute, for the first time after the start of the race. All the runners have the same starting ... slowest runner, what is the time taken by the fastest runner to finish the race? $20$ mins $15$ mins $10$ mins $5$ mins
A ship $55$kms, from the shore springs a leak which admits $2$ tonnes of water in $6$min; $80$ tonnes would suffer to sink her, but the pumps can throw out $12$ tonnes an hour. Find the average rate of sailing that she may just reach the shore as she begins to sink. $5.5$km/h $6.5$km/h $7.5$km/h $8.5$km/h
It takes $6$ technicians a total of $10$ hours to build a new server from direct computer, with each working at the same rate. If six technicians start to build the server at $11:00$ am, and one technician per hour is added beginning at $5:00$ pm, at what time will the server be completed? $6:40$ pm $7:00$ pm $7:20$ pm $8:00$ pm
A persons closes his account in an investment scheme by withdrawing $Rs.10,000$. One year ago he had withdrawn $Rs.6000$. Two years ago he had withdrawn $Rs.5000$. Three years ago he had not withdrawn any money. How much money had he deposited approximately at the time of opening the account $4$ years ago, if the annual simple interest is 10%? $Rs.15600$ $Rs.16500$ $Rs.17280$ None of these.