201+ CAT RC [Reading Comprehension] Practice Questions


CAT Reading Comprehension is a very important part of the VARC section of CAT. Out of the 34 questions of Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension section in CAT Syllabus, 24 questions are from Reading Comprehension.

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The difficulty level of the CAT RC passages and the questions is on the higher side. Until CAT 2018 the overall difficulty was easy to moderate, but since CAT 2019 the difficulty level of the questions in CAT Paper has increased.

Moreover, a good number of questions are of critical reasoning type. Inference questions, strengthen and weaken questions form almost 50 percent of the questions.


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The best way to prepare for CAT reading comprehension section is to first get used to reading a wide variety of articles.

This must be followed by solving questions, starting with lower difficulty and then moving gradually to higher difficulty questions.

Here on this page we have collated a wide range of passages from different sources. The difficulty level of the passages and of the questions is on the higher side.


Tips on how to solve CAT Reading Comprehension

  • Don’t get into the minor details of the passage; just focus on what each paragraph has to say
  • As you read, create a map of the passage; you must remember what thing is located wherein the passage
  • Once you read the question, come back to the part of the passage that is likely to have the answer
  • Compare the options and eliminate the incorrect choices based on the evidence that you see in the passage
  • Choose the answer once you are convinced of the right choice

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Category : Science and Technology

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Category : Philosophy & Humanities

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Category : Art, Literary and Criticism

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