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Harsh Vardhan Singh @harshcat91 2.0 k
A. Surprisingly, there is reliable evidence that individual 'cleaners' and 'hosts' do indeed interact repeatedly. B. Otherwise, the best strategy for the 'host' fish would be to eat the 'cleaner' fish as soon as cleaning was complete. C. A key requirement for the establishment of reciprocal al...

A. Surprisingly, there is reliable evidence that individual 'cleaners' and 'hosts' do indeed interact repeatedly.

B. Otherwise, the best strategy for the 'host' fish would be to eat the 'cleaner' fish as soon as cleaning was complete.

C. A key requirement for the establishment of reciprocal altruism is that the same two individuals must interact repeatedly.

 D. Both individuals must remain in the same physical location, and both must have a long enough lifespan, to enable multiple interactions. 

E. This constraint imposes both a spatial and a temporal condition on the 'cleaner' and on its 'host'.

-AIMCAT

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harshcat91
Harsh Vardhan Singh @harshcat91 2.0 k
RC: *H*ow do we come to know other people? Our social perceptions of others are initially based on the information we obtain about them (initial impression formation) and in some instances the attributions (inferences) we make about the causes for their behaviour. It is of course important ...

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How do we come to know other people? Our social perceptions of others are initially based on the information we obtain about them (initial impression formation) and in some instances the attributions (inferences) we make about the causes for their behaviour. It is of course important to have accurate knowledge of others before deciding what kind of interactions to have with them. Our perceptions of others' personalities and feelings - as well as the causes for their behaviour - guide us in deciding how we will respond to them and what sort of relationship we will have with them. Forming impressions of other people is probably so natural to us that like breathing, we only think about the process if something goes wrong.

Did you know that people just use a few seconds to evaluate you when they first see you? In this short time the other person forms an opinion about you based on your appearance, how you talk, your body language, and how you are dressed. These first impressions can be difficult to reverse or undo, and how you present yourself is therefore extremely important. Why do we immediately like some people and dislike others, even without being aware of the reasons why? 

The impressions we make of other people is based on cognitive representations, which is a term used to describe the body of knowledge an individual has stored in his or her memory. When we meet people for the first time we start to search for visible cognitive cues that make it easier to form an impression. These cues may be described as hints that make the world easier to organize and understand. The cues you look after may be a persons' physical appearance, nonverbal communication, or whether you spot some familiarity in him or her. The purpose of forming impressions of other people is to better guide us through our actions.

Human beings have a tendency to search for patterns and categorize information. Studies of how people perceive the physical and the social world have demonstrated how the brain structures information. Structuring makes the world easier to understand, and the human tendency toward categorizing may also lead to negative outcomes such as seeing things in black and white. This is the main cause behind prejudice and racism.

Researchers have demonstrated that there are certain objective criteria all individuals search for when they meet a new person. The picture may also be more complicated than this. Individual psychology was a school developed by Alfred Adler, and from this perspective first impression depends on whether a person can help us to reach specific goals. Since people's goals and experiences vary a lot from person to person there are no universal or general rules. People may interpret the cues differently, since the cues have no meaning in themselves. This means that how we interpret the cues depends on our stored knowledge and earlier experience of people, behaviors, traits, and social situations.

For example, if a man has positive earlier experiences with blonde women he may unconsciously have a tendency to form more favorable first impressions of blondes than of brunettes. His first impression is colored by his previous experience, while his bias doesn't say anything objectively about blondes or brunettes.

Why is it sometimes difficult to form a consistent and stable impression of another person? Research shows that our first impressions of other people often are quite accurate. Most people believe there is some value in making a good first impression and research shows that such efforts are not wasted; a primacy effect often does occur in impression formation. Information obtained first also seems to be weighted more heavily. Furthermore, we generally give more importance to information concerning negative traits than to information concerning positive traits that others might possess. Each of these factors affects the weighting people give to various pieces of information when forming an impression of another person. However, sometimes you may experience that your impression of a person changes from moment to moment while you are spending time with her, and your brain may find it difficult to organize stable and consistent impressions. As a consequence, you may perceive this person as a mystery while the person's behavior rather could be a symptom of personal instability. How we form impressions may then help explain why we tend to perceive certain types of personalities as mysterious.


23.A suitable title for the passage would be

a)Impression Management

b)Why First Impressions Matter

c)How We Form Impressions

d)The Role of Bias in First Impressions

24.The word "cues" in the third paragraph can best be replaced by

a)signals b)clues c)hints d)prompts

25.In the last paragraph (Why is it . . . . as mysterious), the author implies that 
(a)    a mysterious person gave us a wrong impression of himself or herself to begin with. 
(b)    a mysterious person may simply be one of erratic behaviour. 
(c)    inconsistent behaviour does not exist as such.
(d)    one should not be confused by capricious actions. 
(e)    on occasion, the first impression may not be the best.

a)a and c b)Only c c)b, d and e d)b and e

26.The author quotes Adler in the passage primarily in order to claim that

a)an individual's psychology is motivated by social interest.

b)cue interpretations are largely self-serving.

c)an individual interprets cues within his or her social field.

d)the person who is socially integrated feels at home in the world.


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Coolbud012
Shivam Chopra @Coolbud012 6
32^32^32 , when divided by 7 and when divided by 9 what would be the remainder in both cases?

32^32^32 , when divided by 7 and when divided by 9 what would be the remainder in both cases?

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Ravi534221
Ravi Gangwani @Ravi534221 1.3 k
My journey of MBA :---- First of all, this post is *not* for those people *who intend to aim for IIM's *or *those who scroll down *quickly to see, which college I finally converted. All it started from :-- I am pass out of 2011 batch (B.E.). I was placed in TCS (along with my en...

My journey of MBA :----

First of all, this post is not for those people who intend to aim for IIM's or those who scroll down quickly to see, which college I finally converted.




All it started from :--

I am pass out of 2011 batch (B.E.). I was placed in TCS (along with my entire batch of college). I was enjoying, waiting for my joining to come. On 14th June, during last day of college, all of my batch mates got their joining (except ME )I waited for around two months (till my class mates got their salary twice ). Day by day i went into frustration and feeling that MAY be TCS would cheat me .



August end 2011, I decided to give CAT casually, enrolled for TIME Indore (I am from Ujjain, so I had to travel 60 Km for each AIMCAT during those days).



1209 was my first Aimcat without any preparation and I got 89.6%ile. I was happy in that ... 20 Days till 1205, I studied like hell. Then I got TCS joining and again Mauj masti started. Left studies. Went TCS Hyderabad training center. Given CAT 2011 in Time pass.


Result : QA :98.6 , VA :65.xx (OA :95.xx).



2012: I came to Mumbai, I was okay with my project.Till March got feeling, TCS may be not suitable for me in long run. Mind again switched to CAT. Enrolled TIME Boriwali classes. (This was the first time ever I joined any coaching or tuition class in my life)



These Aimcats came very dicey for me. For QA it was okay, VA got 56%ile in 1320 . Started working on VA. Day by day I started working on VA. But still I was struggling with 60-80% zone. I still remember, it was 1313 where i got 95.xx in VA (without any help of LR ). A feeling generated inside me.



But what I felt now onward, QA went on declining side. Also I guess TIME Aimcat were on same pattern, I really took TIME AIMCATS for GRANTED. Went into high spirits. I was very much sure that this time I will really nail it and will go to top college. I went into overconfidence.


CAT2012 :Result (A disaster :Do not want to mention it)


Also my performance at office affected, Got the least rating, Break up, Rejection, all things came together like if god is punishing me for some crime. I went into depression. I went like kite whose regulating knot gone. I decided to leave my job , leave Mumbai, bleakness just engulfed me.


Finally decided, either I will stay depressed or move out and find out better ways to find my own self.


I started reading. Animal farm was first book during that season I read, I don't know what happened into me but then I felt, I guess it is reading which could pacify or calm my mind (From that date of last march, till now I almost read more than 30+ books ).


I also started teaching poor children, got opportunity from TCS LFT group. When I saw them I got feeling that I am very blessed that god has given such a beautiful life to me.


I also started watching plays at Prithvi theater, with 4 friends we all started discussing GK at CCD. NOT for exam purpose, but for knowledge purpose.


Along with I started enjoying my work as well.


Slowly I released that I started enjoying my life .Enrolled only for CL, was NOT serious this time .

Given all PG mocks (I was in decent zone of 85-95 %ile ).

What I realized this year was that I am not typical made for IIM's and all. May be colleges like IRMA, MICA, TISS is more inclined with my interest. I realized that I am not into mainstream. (I am into other thinks as film making during college, story writing, teaching children etc. were my passion)

So CAT was just a formality. But IRMA shocked me that 80% CAT score will be considered.

So worked little on CAT :

My CAT 2013 CAT experience :

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http://www.pagalguy.com/forums/cat-and-related-bschools/cat-2013-saturday-19th-october-2013-day-3-ex...



It went BAD.


CAT 2013 result : 95 %ile with 90+ in both section. (and I thought I was expecting 40-50 %ile ) .

Then came TISS : Given.

MICA :(Yes, Here it came for me it is my DREAM college. Those who know me personally, they always say I am perfect MICA material ). Did not even sleep one night before exam. (Not even for a single second ,went five times to wash my face during exam).

IRMA :Given .

Rest college I did not care.


GOT all THREE CALLS ( ) .



But for me MICA was obsession (I cried a lot when in 2012 I was rejected). I knew what I have to do.

First TISS interview came. It was okay. I was also not in full mood. REJECTED

It was during this 1st interview where I realized that my pros and cons, I am a bakar express kind of a person and I was trying to be intelligent.

I decided, even if I am DUMB, I will remain that, next was MICA my dream. Any wrong move, it could lead me ... No.... ).

There were things asked in form "likes and dislikes".

People said you to lie somewhere, make it marketing related, IMPRESSIVE.


I did not listen to them.


I wrote Books, Street dogs, Ayushman khurana (As my role model, please don't take it otherwise ).

I read almost 5 books on brand management. Researched on every nook of my life , my belonging, communications industry.

My interview went super awesome. I was told to make a movie on UJJAIN. I made entire script in front of interview panel .... Mohan jodaro ---Ashoka ----Vikramaditya----Samudragupta--- ITTUTMISH----Scidia -Kumbha mela---Mahakaal temple---23 and half degree tropic of cancer---ENTIRE HISTORY OF UJJAIN---IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER ----NAMED MY MOVIE (ITIHAS KA MAHANAGAR UJJAIN ).

KALIDAS ---ABHIGYANSHANKUTALAM , MEGHDOOT. Everything they asked I knew.

They asked how many languages I know. I said give me any indian language I can sing a song.Tamil,Kannad ,Malayam , Gujrati etc. They got puzzled and said god forgot to put stop button in my tape recoder. Offered TEA and BISCUITS .

Awesome 30 Minutes of life. The moment I came I knew I have done it this time.

When result came. 1st spot offer name. I was there. I Nailed it finally MICA MY DREAM.


Then IRMA came : I was original : Converted.

Then Big Trouble came : College fee.


My personal life :I have huge communication gap with my parents and not good terms with them (Very bad terms )..After 10th ..DID NOT HAVE A PROPER TALK WITH THEM..They do not much about my padhai likhaai ..typical business dhande waali family..They don't know MICA ,IIM ,IIT ...for them dukaandaari is best option ..Its not financial but they are not much into supporting education ..Business is of primary importance ..May be it sound strange to you ..They wanted to drag me into business and I retaliated ..Long back fight happened ..result :Bleak relations ...So bank wanted a coborrower .. for which my father did not give much support ....and fear started of losing MICA.


I did not find any person as guarantee.from 12th April to 5th May was most painful days of my life .I ran everywhere.Nothing worked .finally HDFC credilla also refused me on account of Co-borrower . Finally .I typed this letter to MICA :


Dear MICA Team,

Today is 5th May 2014,I was told by MICA representative regarding my last mail that as I got an spot offer and I was not informed prior about deduction of 25,000/- .So I will be given full 50,000 If I cancel my admission before 6th May 2014.


I tried everything ,but finally failed in this task .Today ,Bank rejected my loan request on account of poor co-borrower profile.


MICA is my dream college and it will always remain as my dream ,When I came there for interview I took some MICA soil with me.I will preserve it forever along with me .


I have one REQUEST with MICA.Please ,if possible for authorities to provide me a MICA T-shirt .I am not okay and it is painful for me to leave MICA due to such reasons.But if it is possible ,please send me a MICA T-shirt ,So that I will always preserve it as a memento from MICA .That day of 9th April will always remain alive in my memory .Even if some charge would deduct for it,I am okay with it.(My T-shirt size is medium)


One thing which I want to share is that whether I gained anything or not ,But one thing for sure .MICA gave me confidence in my life ,that I can do anything now.


MICA is great college and It will always remain.


Now ,with silent weight on my heart ,I would like to say please treat this mail as cancellation of my admission from MICA.

My bank details for amount transfer are as follows :--

Name :Ravi Gangani

IFSC code: CITI0000006

Saving account.

Account number :- XXXXXXXXX.


and I lost MICA when I received their cancellation confirm.



But this time I am not shattered ,Infact I am happy ,MAY BE GOD HAS BETTER FOR ME AHEAD ,I REALLY BELIEVE .


In fact I have seen many people who left their journey in between due to failure in exam or interview .At least I was among those fortunate ones who CONVERTED their dream .I am really proud of fact that till 10th I was not even able to read English (I am from typical GOVT. HINDI MEDIUM SCHOOL ) and I converted (Spot offer - flaunt ) best college of communication in INDIA .It is due to other reasons I have to leave it.


IRMA :A highly respectable college ,But Will not join it ,as I feel I am not fit for it.


VERDICT : WILL REMAIN WITH TCS .(Yes ,I got here good ratings and opportunities as well ,my project team is like home to me .)


Life is how you see it ,if you see it positively even little happiness brim you with satisfaction .But if you see it -ve ,even kings throne will look very bleak.


I am very happy with my life.Don't know what to do next .I am not in mood of giving any exam now .just enjoying and yes my days do not mere pass-by or drag off .They are dancing on its feet.


Good luck to all for your journey.Only mantra for success .


BE ORIGINAL AND INSANELY DIFFERENT .






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amankaur.1612
Aman Kaur @amankaur.1612 4

Your post made me recall the irony of life which I had forgotten long ago- Its only when we reach our dream destination, we realize that what we thought to be "our life" or "born for it" isn't really so ! Still it is good to step towards the desired goal as the closer you reach to the destination, the more you get satisfied and in turn, you perform more well..!!

As I started reading your post, I thought it is one related to your consecutive performances in CAT, how you improved after each attempt and then finally reaching the DREAM CLG . But I must commend, it was the heights of inspiration for all CAT aspirants this year !! It broke the convention, "Not cracking CAT/ converting any call is the end of the world " ! N we guys needed it.. especially when the exam day is approaching !!

Thumbs up for you (y) U have been living a quality life, doing d best that you can N accepting what comes in return !! N I would really salute U , U are nt ordinary like anyone of us

ranabharat85
Bharat Rana @ranabharat85 1

give me your contact....if situation will resemble.....will share the same stage......inspiring

nekkanti.sravan
Sravan Nekkanti @nekkanti.sravan

Gotta admit you're insanely different... I hope you find success on the path you choose..:)

vedika_26
vedika gupta @vedika_26 15
Package offered from TISS, someone told me its around 2L p.a. but someone else said its 12 L p.a. <>

Package offered from TISS, someone told me its around 2L p.a. but someone else said its 12 L p.a.

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Nikhar Mattu @Dark_Passenger 2
QA:23-13-10 ....29 VA 31-22-9....57 OA 54-35-19.......86 Decent I guess but have lots to work on.

QA:23-13-10 ....29
VA 31-22-9....57

OA 54-35-19.......86

Decent I guess but have lots to work on.

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@Ashmit_IIT-B 128
This might help. PS: I have got it myself, checked the contents. http://goo.gl/ylOVqc

This might help.

PS: I have got it myself, checked the contents.


http://goo.gl/ylOVqc

CAT study material
CAT study material
CONTENT CHECKLIST: OF: A TOTAL OF 858 PERFECTLY DESIGNED MOCKS WITH DETAILED SOLUTIONS SCORE VS. PERCENTILE ANALYSIS, VIDEO SOLUTIONS. TIME AIMCAT SERIES: 2014,2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 KEYS DETAILED SOLUTIONS ANALYSIS SCORE VS PERCENTILE STATISTICS FOLLOW UP DISCUSSIONS CUM WORKSHOPS STRATEGIES. CAREER LAUNCHER SERIES:Proctored mock 2014,2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008.

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tom0004
TOM JOSEPH @tom0004 11
Can anyone say my percentile? AIMCAT 1516N QA-19marks.......VA-28 marks....Overall-47

Can anyone say my percentile? AIMCAT 1516N

QA-19marks.......VA-28 marks....Overall-47

  • around 78-79..!!. 8h.
  • somewhere around 80 percentile.. 3h.
utkarshs1994
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I want to prepare for cat 2015. I have no idea what to do. can someone please tell me which books or material i should purchase and from where??

I want to prepare for cat 2015. I have no idea what to do. can someone please tell me which books or material i should purchase and from where??  

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RUCHISMITA SAHU @Phoenix2687 410

Quant : Arun Sharma, Arihant . Verbal : Arihant Publications. TIME ka material is awesome too, for quant. IMS ka verbal is good

karanyaar
KD @karanyaar 41
Bull Mock 03: QA/DI 31A/30C: 89 (Accuracy :grin: ) VA/LR 33A/28C: 79 OA: 168.

Bull Mock 03:

QA/DI 31A/30C: 89  (Accuracy  )

VA/LR 33A/28C: 79

OA: 168. 

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nischithsg
nischith k @nischithsg
about cat don no but regarding UPSC paper 2 byju classes are useless he will teach ab=c, last digit ,geometry counting technique that's all that u will get on in his printed material that's all or on net and regarding english wont work for upsc and DI by other guy is also useless so my sincere...

about cat don  no but regarding UPSC paper 2 byju classes are useless he will teach ab=c, last digit ,geometry counting  technique that's all that u will get on in his printed material that's all or on net and regarding english wont work for upsc and DI by other guy is also useless  so my sincere request for IAS aspirants not waste money and time...

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Coolbud012
Shivam Chopra @Coolbud012 6

I totally disagree with your opinion...Rest every person has their own opinion...So cant blame... 1000 people in batch cant be wrong...

nischithsg
nischith k @nischithsg

@Coolbud012 dude are u a IAS aspirant ? One thing I wanted to make clear that I am talking about UPSC and I have attended bijus classes for csat for UPSC  I no how this how this coaching institutes make money by giving bogus advertisement and there is 150 students in our batch not 1000 and I had 50 friends all of told same thing and morever I am not giving opinion it is a fact I no what biju thoughts  they Dont teach non verbal reasoning revolve around proportionality technique LCM technique last digit technique geometry technique that's all and moreover the questions cat level bijus set not required for UPSC  they even Dont teach basics they play with life of aspirants their valuable time if u agree or Dont agree it doesn't matter for me I wanted aspirants not to waste 20k and time by joining these institute because I no value of time and money instead they can take good book like fast track objective arthmatic by sanjev verma and study if u want  to join class go join it doesn't make any effect on me concern is to help aspirants 

nischithsg
nischith k @nischithsg

@Coolbud012 Dude if u want to join go join it doesn't make any effect on me join the classes I just wanted to help aspirants that's all I Dont get any benfite from this if u want to join go join

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There are 8 balls that look identical. One of them weighs less than or greater than others. Given a weighing machine(like electronic one) how will you find this ball in minimum no of attempts.

There are 8 balls that look identical. One of them weighs less than or greater than others. Given a weighing machine(like electronic one) how will you find this ball in minimum no of attempts.

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asb123
Ne Mo @asb123 12

1-divide them into two sets of four each (A and B) 2-divide A & B in sets of two each (A1, A2 & B1, B2) 3- Weigh A1 and A2, if there is a discrepancy then weigh each of the balls in individual sets; one set will be equal and other will not; then weigh a ball in the unequal set with any of the balls in a set with equal weights which gives you whether it is heavier or lighter. 4- If there is no discrepancy in A1 and A2, do it for B1 and B2. 

guptaashima4143
ashima gupta @guptaashima4143 74

can we do it  keeping in mind weighing balance wid two pans??...cz if thats the case the method will be... 1. divide the 8 balls into two sets of four each and weigh. 2.Take the heavier set and divide into two sets of two balls each and weigh it.If both pans show equal weight means discrepancy was in the other set of four balls.hence take the other set if required. 3.now divide this set into set of two and so on....

priyatanwar
Pt123 @priyatanwar 5
First and last sentence given : 1\. Revenge is nothing but paying back, if possible with interest , of an insult or a hurt caused. A. since human nature displays infinite variety, revenge too assumes many forms. B.It reflects , in many ways, the personality of the person who resorts to...
First and last sentence given :

1. Revenge is nothing but paying back, if possible with interest , of an insult or a hurt caused.
A. since human nature displays infinite variety, revenge too assumes many forms.
B.It reflects , in many ways, the personality of the person who resorts to getting his back on the perpetrators of the hurt.
C. The form it takes depends on who takes it.
D. Yet very few of them make the impact or create the stir that merits special attention.
6. They remain prosaic, lacking in creativity, never rise above the 'an- eye - for - an- eye and a - tooth for a -tooth' formula.
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