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Sample Paper
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MMAANNYYAA
CAT
P r e p a r I n g Y o u F o r T o m o r r o w
SAMPLE PAPER
1.
T
his test is based on pattern of previous years’ CAT papers.2.
T
here are Three sectionsSection I – Quantitative Ability (50 Questions)Section II – Verbal Ability (50 Questions)Section III – Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency (50 Questions)3.
The total time allotted is 2 hours exactly.
Please note your start time and endtime on the answer sheet. Do not take more than 2 hours, or you will get a wrongassessment.4.
P
lease fill all the details, as asked on top of the answer sheet.5.
P
lease try to maximize your attempt overall,
but you need to do well in allsections.
6.
There is 1 mark for every right answer and 0.25 negative mark for everywrong one.
7.
T
here are three sections in this test.8.
S
ince it is a time constrained test and you have 2 hours, and all questions carryequal marks, please do not get stuck on any question, move fast to try and doeasier ones.9. P
lease do all scratch work on paper only, no extra sheets to be used.
10.
elax. You are competing against yourself.

MMAANNYY

AA
CAT
P r e p a r I n g Y o u F o r T o m o r r o w

Sample Paper
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MMAANNYYAA
CAT
P r e p a r I n g Y o u F o r T o m o r r o w
SECTION I
DIRECTIONS For Questions 1 to11:
Select the correct alternative from the given choices.
1.
Consider a chessboard of size 16 x 16 (instead of the standard 8 x 8), what is the total number of squares on such a chessboard?1. 256 2. 408 3. 1396 4. 1496
2.
Ajit and Rakesh together can do a piece of work in a certain number of days. Ajit working alone canfinish a work that is three times the original work in 30 days. Rakesh working alone can finish a work that is one- third the original work in 5 days. In how many days they together can finish a work that istwice the original work?1. 6 days 2. 12days 3. 15days 4. 18days
3.
Air is blown at the rate of 49 cc/sec. into a spherical balloon. If at this moment, the radius is 7cm andthe balloon will explore when it reaches a radius of 28cm, find how much longer it would take for the balloon to explore.1. 30.8minutes 2. 184.8 minutes 3. 1848 minutes 4. None of these
4.
The train fare consists of a fixed amount plus an amount proportional to the distance and an amount proportional to the square root of the distance in kms. When I travel 25km, 49km and 121kmrespectively, I incur a charge of Rs.400, Rs.680 and Rs.1480 respectively. If I incur Rs.6,800, what isthe distance traveled by me?1. 784km 2. 576km 3. 625km 4. 676km
5.
Ram and Shyam are competing in a kilometer race. Ram gives Shyam a lead of 100 m. Initially Ramruns at thrice Shyam’s speed, but after crossing the 600 m mark, he slows downto1/6
th
his initial speed,while Shyam continues to run at his original speed. If Ram and Shyam meet for the second time at adistance ‘x’ from the finish line, what is x equal to?1. 250m 2. 900m 3. 150m 4. 100m
6.
Which of the following statements is/are always true about the sum of the square of three consecutiveeven numbers?1. When divided by 12, it leaves a remainder of 4. 2. When divided by 12, it leaves a remainder of 8.3. When divided by 8, it leaves a remainder of 4. 4. More than one of the above statements.
7.
If a
1
= 1 and a
1
+ a
2
+.... + a
n
= n
2
a
n
for all natural numbers n > 1, find a
10
1.
551
2. 55 3.
1101
4. 110
8.
1. 1! + 2. 2! + 3. 3! + ………… n. n! =1. (n + 1)! 2. (n + 1)! 1 3. (n!)
2
1 4. None of these
9.
From a solid cone of height 6cm and radius 26cm, the maximum possible cube is cut. What is thevolume of the remaining portion of the cone?1. 128
π
- 16 2. 133. 33
π
- 64 3. 144
π
- 64 4. 400
π
- 64
10.
A number when divided successively by 11, 7 and 4 leaves respectively remainder of 7, 4 and 1.Instead, if the number is successively divided by 4, 7 and11, what is the remainder in the division by 7?1. 4 2. 3 3. 7 4. None of these

Sample Paper
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MMAANNYYAA
CAT
P r e p a r I n g Y o u F o r T o m o r r o w
11.
A slow local train leaves kalyan for VT at 7:00 a.m. A fast train leaves for VT from Kalyan 10 minuteslater. The speed while in motion is a constant 60 kmph for both trains. However, while the slow trainhas 19uniformly placed halts, the fast train has just 4 uniformly placed halts. The total distance formKalyan to VT is 60km. At what distance from Kalyan would the fast train catch up with the slow train?Each halts is of one minute duration and the term “ halt” does not include the last stop or destination.1. 42 km 2. 39 km 3. 40 km 4. None of these
DIRECTIONS For Question 12 and 13:
these questions are based on the following data.In the above diagram, A and B are centers of the two circles. PQR is common tangent drawn to the circles fromthe point P which lies on the straight line passing through A and B.Distance between A and B is 13 cm and the distance between the points of contact of the circle (i.e., QR) is 12cm. The diameter of the smaller circle is 6cm.
12.
What is the measurement of PE?1. 8.8 cm 2. 12.8 cm 3. 15.8 cm 4. 20.8 cm
13.
What is the ratio of the areas of the triangle PAR and PBQ?1. 2 : 3 2. 1 : 1 3. 1 : 2 4. 2 : 1
DIRECTIONS For Question 14 to 17:
These questions are based on the following data.Digits from 1 – 6 are arranged, without repetition to form a six – digit number such that the number formedfrom the first two digits from the left is divisible by 2, that the first 3 is divisible by 3, that the first four digits isdivisible by 4 and that the first five digits is divisible by 5.
14.
How many six – digit numbers can be formed satisfying the given conditions?1. 2 2. 4 3. 6 4. 5
15.
If the digits in the units place is 3, then what is the digits in the hundreds place?1. 2 2. 63. 4 4. Cannot be determined unique
16.
How many different digits are possible in the 1
st
position from the left?1. 3 2. 1 3. 4 4. 2
17.
If 4 is the digit in the second place from the left, what is the digit in the third place from the left?1. 1 2. 6 3. 2 4. 3
Directions For Questions 18 To 23:
Select the correct alternative from the given choices.
18.
A telephone company charges a rental of Rs.500 per month and allows 250 free calls per month. Callsare charged at Rs.1.00 per call when number of calls exceeds 250 and the per call charge increase byRs.0.25 every time number of calls is greater than the next multiple of 250. Find the ratio of cost per call to the customer when the number of calls made is 175 and 350per month.1. 5 : 3 2. 6 : 3 3. 4 : 3 4. 3 : 2