Verbal Ability

[PDF] CAT 2020 Question Paper (slot 1,2 &3) with Solution

CAT 2020 question paper threw a number of surprises. Not only was there a change in exam pattern but also the difficulty level of almost all the sections of each slot was higher than what we saw last year. CAT 2020 VARC Solutions CAT 2020 DILR Solutions CAT 2020 Quant Solutions CAT 2020 question paper …

CAT 2020 Analysis : Slot (1 2 and 3) – cutoffs

Much of CAT 2020 turned out to be as expected, both in terms of pattern and difficulty. Following the announcement of the change in pattern, students were expecting 22-26 questions in each section, and it turned out to be exactly so. VARC had 26 questions, followed by LRDI, which had 24 questions, with quant coming …

How to Read CAT RC passages

At the suggestion of our students and subscribers, in addition to “Article of the day“, we have started a series on “How to read a passage”. CAT aspirants often complain about their “poor reading skills” and their “slow reading speed”, which we believe are the two primary causes of their not being able to perform …

CAT 2019 Question Paper PDF was released by the IIMs on 29th Nov 2019. Below you will find links of CAT 2019 question paper PDFs of both slot I and slot II. The PDF also has the answers keys and solutions for both the slots. Currently, we are preparing the detailed solutions of CAT 2019 LRDI Question Paper, the solutions for …

How to solve assumption based CAT RC and CR Questions

Assumptions: The Critical Reasoning section typically includes several questions that test your ability to identify assumptions of arguments. An assumption of an argument plays a role in establishing the conclusion. However, unlike a premise, an assumption is not something that the arguer explicitly asserts to be true; an assumption is instead just treated as true …

How to solve inference based critical reasoning questions

Inference questions are the most dreaded questions in CAT reading Comprehension. Students are at home when it comes to answering questions whose answers are likely to be given in the passage, but when it comes to answering questions such as ‘What can be concluded from the passage?’ or ‘What can be inferred about a particular …

In CAT verbal section, some of you may be wondering at this point about a commonly heard piece of advice that you should read the question first, and only then turn to the passage. You should, of course, feel free to try this strategy and use it if you find it helpful. It is our …

If CAT Verbal Section is troubling you, read this

Key highlights: Here is a story of a student who jumped from 20 percentile in CAT 2016 to 95 percentile in CAT 2017. When he started preparing for CAT, he realized that his vernacular medium background made it difficult for him to correctly interpret the sentences. The first thing that stunned me was the no …

CAT Verbal Section: Ideal attempt in mocks?

Key Highlights In CAT, what matters eventually is how well you manage your time and how well you handle the stress. You must learn to spot the easy questions because solving the easy questions will take less time, and while solving those questions you will be under little stress. What should be the ideal no …

CAT Mock Strategy: Common mistakes made by students in VARC section

Key highlights: if you have not been writing mocks and sectional tests, then you should start writing one immediately What separates a 90 percentiler from a 50 percentiler is just 8 questions; numerically the gap might be colossal, practically it is not. Extreme caution is just as dangerous as extreme recklessness; students who are too …

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