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Official Verbal Thread CAT 2015

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A man cheats while buying as well as while selling. While buying he takes 10% more than what he pays for and while selling he gives 20% less than what he claims to. Find his profit percent, if he sells at 9.09% below the cost price of the claimed weight.

Kindly explain the approach too.

  • Let CP be 100x..But he takes value worth 110x. So for ev.... 1h.
  • cp = 100 for 110 grams sp = 1000/11 for 80 grams sp = 1.... 36m.
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Adithya Ram @adi_rulezz 136

Let CP be 100x..But he takes value worth 110x.  So for every material worth 10x he takes 11x worth. Similarly while selling let his SP =100y But he sells only 80y. Claimed SP =100y which is 10/11th of CP = 1000x/11. So he sold material worth 80y . So the net CP of the material he sold is (10/11)*80x= 800x/11.. His net SP for the material he sold is 1000x/11===>So his net profit= (1000x/11-800x/11)/ 800x/11 = 25%

Sagar Gupta @sagarcat 6,285

cp = 100 for 110 grams

sp = 1000/11 for 80 grams

sp = 1000/11 * 110/80 for 110 grams

cp = 100

sp = 125

 profit =25%

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QA - 23A/20C - 58

DILR - 24A/19C - 53

VARC - 34A/24C - 66

OA - 81A/63C - 177

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PM 12

QA    34A/33C  99

DILR  22A/20C 58

VARC 26A/17C 42

OA     82A/70C 199

X 89.4, XII 87.2, B.Tech. 7.4, CAT'14 99.36, XAT'15 98.5 

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CAT 2015 Applications & Online Registration

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hi please could someone tell me what we need to fill in the total marks obtained and max marks field while filling the online application form as i got only letter grades during my cbse 10th examination

  • Multiply CGPA obtained with 9.5. That will give you your .... 1h.
Anish Baliwala @anish_baliwala

Multiply CGPA obtained with 9.5. That will give you your percentage. Hence you can calculate the total marks obtained

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Which state government has won the Skoch Order-of-Merit national award  for implementing 6 e-Governance and IT initiatives in the state?

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Directions for questions 48 to 50: The passage given below is followed by a set of three questions. Choose the most appropriate answer to each question.

The development underlines the great danger we face from the extension of anti-terrorist measures and methods into normal life – the policing of our streets, for example, and the hounding of football fans and climate change protestors. Just as disturbing is the line of questioning by the police of those who made freedom of information requests before the alleged hacking of computers last year. In a letter to the Financial Times, Sebastian Nokes, a climate change sceptic and businessman, said he was interviewed by an officer who “wanted to know what computer I used, my internet service provider, and also to which political parties I have belonged, what I feel about climate change and what my qualifications in climate science are. He questioned me at length about my political and scientific opinions”. The police have a duty to investigate the alleged crime, but this kind of questioning smacks of something far more sinister because a person’s political and scientific views are being weighed to assess his likely criminality in the eyes of the police officer. Now you might ask how else the police are going to establish who is a suspect. After all, you would certainly ask people about their views if you investigating a string of racist attacks. But this is not a violent crime or a terrorist matter: moreover, Nokes had simply sent “an FOI request to the university’s climate unit asking whether scientists had received training in the disclosure rules and asking for copies of any emails in which they suggested ducking their obligations to disclose data”.

On that basis the police felt entitled to examine Nokes on his views. These days it’s surprising that they haven’t found a way to seize his computer and mobile phone, which is what routinely happens to those involved in climate change protests. Limits need to be set in the policing and investigation of people’s legitimate beliefs. Any future government must take a grip on the tendency of the police to watch, search, categorise and retain the personal details of those who express the political, religious or scientific beliefs. We should never forget that under this government the police have used forward intelligence teams to photograph people emerging from a climate change meeting in a cafe in Brighton; have used the ANPR system to track the movement of vehicles belonging to people travelling to demonstrations; have prevented press photographers from carrying out their lawful right to cover news events; and have combed the computers and searched the premises of an MP legitimately engaged in the business of opposition and holding the government to account. What this adds up to is a failure of understanding in the police force that one of its primary duties is to protect the various and sometimes inconvenient manifestations of a democracy, not to suppress them. That is why they have to be ultra-careful deploying specialist terrorist intelligence units and treating people’s opinions as evidence.

48. Which one of these best expresses the author’s attitude towards Sebastian Nokes? (a) The author considers Nokes’ situation as a symptom of a bigger malaise. (b) The author supports Nokes and protests against the treatment meted out to him. (c) The author questions the legality of the actions carried out by the police against Nokes. (d) The author worries about the moral implications of the involvement of the police in such cases.

49. What is the central theme explored by the author in the passage? (a) The role of police in a democracy. (b) The extension of the special powers of the police to questionable territory. (c) The abuse of power by the police. (d) The use of the police to stem opposition to the government’s ideas.

50. The author is least likely to support which of the following? (a) Tracking the movements of a person accused of corporate fraud. (b) Seizing the computer or mobile of an alleged terrorist. (c) Analysing the political beliefs of a person involved in a racist attack. (d) Banning media coverage of an event because it is likely to get violent.

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Original price of an article is lowered by 12% to get the sales price as Rs 31.68. By how much percent the original price be lowered to get the sales price as Rs 27?

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hello guys,

I am a category (SC) female candidate;  my academic and work ex details are as below

10th - 85.33%

12th -78.83%

B.Tech -I.T. - 89.62% (3.58/4 CGPA)

Work Ex - 38 months as of 08/25/2015 (25 Aug 2015)-  Consultant in an MNC

Please answer my queries -

1) In the final selection , how will be my work ex calculated  (I started working on 25 June 2012)?

2) In the CL test series, I score approx 36 in the VRC section- what could be the approx sectional percentile for this score (are there any chances to get any decent call at this sectional score)?

3) Could you please give me the ideal number of attempts for the three sections and the sectional scores for a decent percentile (SC category)?

4) I have submitted the CAT application form with the scanned copy of my original SC caste certificate (but I did not self attest the copy), Should I take any action now and write to the reg.(concerned) dept. ?

Thanks in Advance,


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A. A healthy argument can help to clear the air and clarify different points of view. B. Even in the strongest relati...

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A) Observers trying to decide what a man is like look closely at his actions.

B) His behaviour tells him about himself; it is a primary source of information about his beliefs and values and attitudes.

C) What the Chinese have discovered is that the man himself uses this same evidence to decide what he is like.

D) Our best evidence of what people truly feel and believe comes less from their words than from their deeds.}

E) Understanding fully this important principle of self-perception, the Chinese set about arranging the prison-camp experience so that their captives would consistently act in desired ways.

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hello i want previous AIMCAT Paper urgently.. plz provide me as soon as possible.

  • Hi, I'm not able to open the link. It says, the file no l.... 3h.
  • Thanks in advance :). 3h.
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Hi, I'm not able to open the link. It says, the file no longer exists. Please help?

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there are p committees in a class(where p greater than or equal to 5) , each consisting of q members(where q greater than or equal to 6). No two committees are allowed to have more than 1 student in common. What is the minimum and maximum number of students possible?

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What are the two cycles that I read about when I scrolled down the page? Also, what sectional percentiles are desirable (Info on both CAT and XAT please)

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hey can anyone share his/her CL id and password who is not interested much?

Plzz help.. 

financial condition weak. 

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A, b, C ,D, E are five horses participating in horse-race. What is the probability that C will be ranked higher than B, who in turn will be ranked higher than A ??

can somebody manually explain all the 20 cases???

  • Total cases = 5!/3! = 20 So 20/120 = 1/6. 6h.
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Hey guys,what is the serial no of caste/tribe which is required to be filled in the CAT form? If you open the link beside it,a list of states appear.if you click on the state,a list of castes appear for that state.Now beside the caste/community name,on the left there is a entry no.Is this entry no the serial no?or the serial no is something else.Please reply ASAP.

  • are you sure?cause i wont be able to change it afterwards.. 18h.
  • yes I am sure about that.. There are no other numbers u c.... 9h.
komal singh @Komal9

are you sure?cause i wont be able to change it afterwards.

Joy deep @joy161989 410

yes I am sure about that.. There are no other numbers u can use as a "serial no".. we used it during campus placement to Govt PSU companies also..