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Official verbal ability thread for CAT 2014

Amidst IIFT,NMAT and other exams preparation we have come so far and near to CAT 2014. Not so many Days (Literally) f...

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Some one please explain answer to the below question . In my opinion , " these " should have a reference in the previous line . but the solution seems to suggest that it may have a reference anywhere in the paragraph before it . In my opinion this is against the grammar rule. Somebody please clearify this doubt to me . 

P.S : question is attached in the form of the image 

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thanks in advance 

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  • D seems to be the answer. Could you tell us the OA?. 19s.
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19.1k General Knowledge CAT

General Knowledge

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Humayun Nama was written by

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Kyonki Karne Se Hota Hai!! 
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Official Quant Thread for CAT 2014!!

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800 people were supposed to vote on a resolution , but 1/3 of the people who had decided to vote for the motion were abducted. however ,the opponents of the motion ,through some means managed to increase their strength by 100%. the motion was then rejected by a majority ,which was 50% of that by which it would have been passed if none of these changes would have occurred . how many people finally voted for the motion and against the motion?

  • for the motion = 200; against the motion = 600. 3m.

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[2014] CL New Unproctored Mocks Scores & Discussion

Use this thread to post scores as well as discuss questions and strategies for all New Unproctored Mocks. Please don'...

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Gave CL unproctored 16 today, found QA pretty tough:

QA & DI: 24C/30A = 66 (90.81 percentile)

VA & LR: 36C/46A = 98 (94.81 percentile)

OA: 164 (96 percentile)

And I used to think my QA is strong.

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  • valr mein 94%ile even after 98. what are people doing?. 3m.
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Ankur Jhavery @ajhavery 148

Updated. Percentiles are changing daily as the number of test takers is increasing.

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Ashish Jain @ashish2292 58

valr mein 94%ile even after 98. what are people doing?

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can anyone explain ques 30 of QADI

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  • @rahulmathur1990 yaar thoda explain karoge kaise kia ye.... 11h.
  • haan original direction me laane ke lye 2 baar karni pade.... 4m.
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Rahul mathur @rahulmathur1990 37

Min. no. of reversals = 1001. Now for each ray, let the reversal be x. Therefore for each ray, a reversal is to be made 2x times to bring it back to its original position. So R = 1001 + 2x which is an odd no.. In the options, only D is odd hence D is the answer 

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himanshu khandelwal @ansh.r12 97

@rahulmathur1990 

yaar thoda explain karoge kaise kia ye? yaar agar saari rays ek direction mein hain to we need 1001 operation correct? but agr kuch ek direction mein hain aur kuch dusri mein to do we need to reverse the rays those rays 2 times which are already in the desired direction?

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Rahul mathur @rahulmathur1990 37

haan original direction me laane ke lye 2 baar karni padegi na.....so min. toh 1001 hai uske addition me fir 2x hongi so no. will always be odd

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[Official] LR-DI Thread for CAT 2014

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Basic Doubt:

A person is standing facing west. After walking 10 km, he turned east and continued for another 10 km. What is his location from the initial position?

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Parajumbles for CAT 2014

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a. The when part at least is becoming clearer: After some academic skirmishes over the past decade, most biologists agree that the Pilbara Hills of Western Australia contain traces of life dating back nearly 3.5 billion years. 

b. The evidence for life gathered so far includes fossilized microbial mats called stramotolites and tiny features embedded in rocks, thought by many researchers to be microfossils.  

c. Recently, evidence has been found in the same region for an entire fossilized ecosystem.  

d. There are really three puzzles rolled into one here: the when, where and how of biogenesis.  

e. Now a focus of intense international research, the ancient rocks jut from arid hillsides in a wild and desolate terrain about four hour’s drive through the bush from the coastal town of Port Headland. 

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SC/ST & PH students queries and discussion for CAT 2013 & other Exams

Hi all, There was no new thread for 2013, so this is a new thread (created previously by smokeMBA) In continuation of...

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do gim and kj somaiya have reservation?

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I think they do have. But as per my knowledge KJS has reservation only for Maharahtra candidates. Other states' categories have to compete for general seats only.

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The PaGaLGuY Dream Team 2014

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Browsing thro' the posts here, i realize that even during these trying times if there's one thing i've unconsciously done right is failing to book a slot for Mock-17 :-P I dont know if it has made things any better at all, at least it wont give me a false sense of fear....

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Hi ,I'm facing a technical problem while entering the details.The year dropdown in GMAT section of Exam Details switches back to 'YYYY' every time I save the profile.I tried with different browsers but met with the same problem.Can you help me with the above problem?

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If a no is divided by 5, 6 and 8 the remainder are 3,4  and 7 resp. what is the no?

please explain the approach , i forgot but there is a shortcut the no are multiplied and added in zig zag way,, some body please explain

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  • @vikelec \--- successively matlab ,,,ex : 400 wen divided.... 8h.
  • Vivek bhai #9 and #5 padhle. Any more help then tag me. .... 54m.

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Achyut Kulkarni @kulk 68

@vikelec -- dude ur looking for remainder wen SUCCESSIVELY divided by x,y,z formula ...which wont do here!

kulk
Achyut Kulkarni @kulk 68

@vikelec --- successively matlab ,,,ex : 400 wen divided by 3,7,5 remainders are 400/3(remainder-1,quotient - 133), now 133/7(r-0,q-19) , divide 19/5(r-4,q-3) ..so 400wen divided by 3,7,5 leave 1,0,4 remainders respectively,,,,

the other one is normal ..ex 400/3 gives r-1 : 400/5 gives r-0 and 400/7 gives r-1...and so on..

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Vivek bhai #9 and #5 padhle. Any more help then tag me. in the meanwhile check out TAKSHZILA SHIkSHAK On YouTube. Uske numbers ke videos mein hoga ye. LCM models and all. Watch them and you'll learn @vikelec 

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I have scored 70 percentile .X-75, XII- 88 , BTECH- 75 , WORK EXP -40 MONTHS IN A CORE COMPANY ...DO I HAVE A CHANCE FOR A CALL?

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CMAT Cutoff 2014

What are the colleges that accept a CMAT score of 194, Rank-5099? Can I get a call from KJ Somaiya? Also, which one o...

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Can anybody Please help !!

I have Scored 157 in CMAT,

Percentile -: 81.22 & Rank -: 8114

Please can you tell me which best college can i expect ?

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Quant Concepts thread for CAT 2014

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Can anyone explain chicken mcnugget theorm in detail.?

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  • @micflic23 Try the Youtube Video on Frobenius Number.... 1h.
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The Chicken McNugget Theorem states that for any two relatively prime positive integers 'm, n', the greatest integer that cannot be written in the form 'am+bn' for non-negative integers a, b is 'mn-m-n'. The story goes that the Chicken McNugget Theorem got its name because in McDonalds, people bought Chicken McNuggets in 9 and 20-piece packages. Somebody wondered what the largest amount you could buy was, assuming that you did not eat or take away any McNuggets. They found the answer to be 151 McNuggets, thus creating the Chicken McNugget Theorem. 

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Is there any other method..when m nd n are composite. ...@harshcat91

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[2014] Bull CAT & Mock CAT Scores & Discussion

Please post here scores and discussions for all the BullsEye CATs as well as BullsEye Mock CATs.

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Permutations and Combinations, Probability

Let F be be mini 4X4 chessboard => it has 16 fields in all. In how many ways is it possible to select two fields of F...

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Three distinct number are randomly selected from first 20 natural number .Find the probality that selected number are in GP?

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The PaGaLGuY UnderDogs Team 2014

Do you love taking up the challenge where you are considered as a person who cannot achieve the pinnacle easily but t...

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Cmat (September)

AIR 93 

99.78 %ile 

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Eight students - A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H - appeared in an examination named PXT. On the basis of the marks obtained in the exam, each of A, B, C and D calculated the difference between his/her marks and the marks obtained by each of E, F, G and H in the exam. The following table provides partial information about the differences calculated by A, B, C and D. For example, the entry in the cell corresponding to 'Row 1 and Column 1'(R1C1) is 2, which means that A scored 2 marks more than the marks scored by E. Same holds true for the rest of the entries. It is also known that, out of A, B, C and D, some of them committed mistakes in calculating the required differences, due to which some entries in the table are incorrect.


Out of the 6 entries given in the table for B and C put together, if only one is incorrect, which of the following cannot be the incorrect entry? a.R3c2 b.R3c4 c.r3c1 d.r2c1


If the entry in R1C4 is 2 and A did not commit any mistake in calculating the required differences, the number of incorrect entries given in the table for C cannot be more than a.0 b.1 c.2 d.3

can some1 give proper explanation to the above?

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Scored 203/400 in Sep' 14 Cmat, percentile is 93.91 and and rank is 2633. Domicile state is Delhi.

And please tell me other options available at this score.