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CAT Previous Paper 2009 Online Test

Test Name CAT Previous Paper Test
Subject CAT
Test Type MCQs
Total Question 29
Total Marks 58
Total Time 25 Minutes
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CAT Previous Paper 2009 Online Test

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1. A watch dealer incurs an expense of Rs 150 for producing every watch. He also incurs an additional expenditure of Rs. 30,000, which is independent of the number of watches produced. If he is able to sell a watch during the season, he sells it for Rs 250. If he fails to do so, he has to sell each watch for Rs. 100.
If he is able to sell only 1200 out of the 1500 watches he has made in the season, then in the season he has made a profit of:

Question 1 of 29

2. Companies that try to improve employees performance by _______ rewards encourage negative kinds of behaviour instead of _____ a genuine interest in doing the work well.

Question 2 of 29

3. In a watch, the minute hand crosses the hour hand for the third time exactly after every 3 hrs 18 min 15 seconds of watch time. What is the time gained or lost by this watch in one day?

Question 3 of 29

4. Instead of a metre scale, a cloth merchant uses a 120 cm scale while buying, but uses an 80 cm scale while selling the same cloth. If he offers a discount of 20 percent on cash payment, what is his overall percent profit?

Question 4 of 29

5. The ________ regions of Spain all have unique cultures, but the _____ views within each region make the issue of an acceptable common language of instruction an even more contentious one.

Question 5 of 29

6. The length of an infant is one of the measures of his/her development in the early stages of his/her life. The figure below shows the growth chart of four infants in the first five months of life.
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After which month did Rita's rate of growth start to decline?

Question 6 of 29

7. Choose the option in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE.
FALLOUT

Question 7 of 29

8. Each point in the graph below shows the profit and turnover data for a company. Each company belongs to one of the three industries; textile, cement and steel.
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An investor wants to buy stock of only steel or cement companies with a turnover more than 1000 and

Question 8 of 29

9. If f(x) = x3 - 4x + p, and f(0) and f(1) are of opposite signs, then which of the following is necessarily true?

Question 9 of 29

10. Each point in the graph below shows the profit and turnover data for a company. Each company belongs to one of the three industries; textile, cement and steel.
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For how many companies does the profit exceed 10% of turnover?

Question 10 of 29

11. The length of an infant is one of the measures of his/her development in the early stages of his/her life. The figure below shows the growth chart of four infants in the first five months of life.
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Who grew at the fastest rate in the first two months of life?

Question 11 of 29

12. A closed wooden box of thickness 0.5 cm and length 31 cm, width 11 cm, and height 6 cm, is panted on the inside. The cost of painting is Rs. 70. What is the rate of painting in rupees per sq.cm?

Question 12 of 29

13. If a number 774958A96B is to be divisible by 8 and 9, the values of A and B, respectively, will be:

Question 13 of 29

14. Let f(x) = ax2 - b |x|, where a and bare constants. Then at x = 0, f(x) is

Question 14 of 29

15. Among the four infants, who grew the least in the first five months of life?

Question 15 of 29

16. A, S, M and D are functions of x and y, and they are defined as follows:
A (x, y) = x + y
S (x, y) = x - y
M (x, y) = xy
D (x, y) = x/y, where y ? 0
What is the value of M(M(A(M(x, y), S(x, y)), x), A (y, x)) for x = 2, y = 3

Question 16 of 29

17. Choose the option in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE.
PASSING

Question 17 of 29

18. Choose the option in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE.
BOLT

Question 18 of 29

19. In triangle ABC, angle B is a right angle. If AC is 6cm, and D is the mid-point of side AC, the length of BD is:
triangle

Question 19 of 29

20. Each point in the graph below shows the profit and turnover data for a company. Each company belongs to one of the three industries; textile, cement and steel.
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For how many steel companies with a turnover of more than 2000 is the profit less than 300?

Question 20 of 29

21. A man travels from A to B at a speed of x kmph. He then rests at B or x hours. He then travels from B to C at a speed of 2x kmph and rests at C for 2x hours. He moves further to D at a speed twice as that between B and C. He thus reaches D in 16 hours. If distances A-B, B-C, C-D are all equal to 12 km, the time for which he rested at B could be:

Question 21 of 29

22. Given the quadratic equation x2 - (A -3) x2 - (A - 2), for what value of A and B will the sum of the squares of the roots be zero?

Question 22 of 29

23. The length of an infant is one of the measures of his/her development in the early stages of his/her life. The figure below shows the growth chart of four infants in the first five months of life.
graph
The rate of growth during the third month was the lowest for

Question 23 of 29

24. In a mile race Akshay can be given a start of 128 metres by Bhairav. If Bhairav can given Chinmay a start of 4 metres in a 100 metres dash, then who out of Akshay and Chinmay will win a race of one and half mile, and what will be the final lead given by the winner to the loser? (One mile is1600 metres).

Question 24 of 29

25. A watch dealer incurs an expense of Rs 150 for producing every watch. He also incurs an additional expenditure of Rs. 30,000, which is independent of the number of watches produced. If he is able to sell a watch during the season, he sells it for Rs 250. If he fails to do so, he has to sell each watch for Rs. 100.
If he produces 1500 watches, what is the number of watches that he must sell during the season in order to break even, given that he is able to sell all the watches produced?

Question 25 of 29

26. A growing number of these expert professionals ________ having to train foreigners as the students end up _______ the teachers who have no then unhappily contend with no jobs at all or new jobs with drastically reduced pay packets.

Question 26 of 29

27. A man has nine friends, four boys and five girls. In how many ways can he invite them. if there have to be exactly three girls in the invitees?

Question 27 of 29

28. A, S, M and D are functions of x and y, and they are defined as follows:
A (x, y) = x + y
S (x, y) = x - y
M (x, y) = xy
D (x, y) = x/y, where y ? 0
What is the value of S(M(D(A(a, b), 2), D(A(a, b), 2)), M(D(S(a, b), 2), D(S(a, b), 2)))

Question 28 of 29

29. A sprinter starts running on a circular path of radius r metres. Her average speed (in metres/minute) is r during the first 30 seconds, r/2 during next one minute, r/4 during next 2 minutes, r/8 during next 4 minutes, ans so on. What is the ratio of the time taken for the nth round to that for the previous round?

Question 29 of 29


 

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