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CMAT Entrance 2011

Verbal Ability

1. Moderate

Not easy

Non-historic

Non-starter

Not extreme

2. Diplorable

Barren

Laudatory

Acceptable

Regrettable

3. Percept

Planning

Conduct

Dogma

Concept

4. Profound

Sleepy

Asylum

Abandon

Deep

5. Suite

A set of rooms

Styme

Plunder

Legal case

Direction: Complete the following sentences with the appropriate choice from among the options that follow:

6. The notice clearly states that trespassers will be ......

persecuted

prosecuted

7. The police burst tear gas shells to .................. the mob.

apprehend

divert

disturb

disperse

8. The dose of sleeping pills proved.......... and he died in sleep.

disastrous

fatal

effective

efficacious

9. The thieves tried to ..... with the lock but they did not succeed in breaking it.

tamper

temper

fiddle

temperate

10. A referee should be ........ in the outcome of the match.

uninterested

disinterested

involved

co-opted

Direction: Each question below consists of an idiom or a phrase, followed by four lettered expressions. Choose the lettered expression that most nearly expresses the meaning of the given idiom or phrase.

11. At sixes and sevens

to create chaos

improper order

in proper order

sometimes odd sometimes even

12. To be ill at ease .

to become ill

to recover from illness

to become unpopular

to be on hostile terms with someone

13. Roots and branch

entirely

step by step

part by part

bare truth

14. To eat the humble pie

to be under nourished

to work secretly

to face failure

to be highly annoyed

15. To take one’s hand to plough

to do basic work

to commence the work seriously

to change the profession

to do an unimportant job

Direction: The following paragraph has a number of blanks marked 16-20 followed by a set of options. Mark the options that best complete the blanks.

The average new born ....16.... is about fifty centimeters long. In twenty years, this little body grows more than triples.... 17...... in length. The average height of a man is 1.7 meters ....18..... an does not stop growing; he continues to grow even after the ....19... of twenty five and reaches his maximum height at about the age of thirty five. An average person shrinks as much as ten millimeters 20 ten years after the age of forty.

16.

body

infant

kid

child

17.

around

itself

over

last

18.

since

yet

though

however

19.

ages

years

age

period

20.

in

after

every

usually

Direction: The passage given below is followed by question based on its contents. After reading the passage, choose the best answer to each question.

Sherlock Holmes was the first of all the story book detectives and he is still the greatest. He is perhaps known to more people than any other character in fiction. You have probably seen pictures of him = a powerful man of six-foot-two, dressed in a cape and deer-stalker hat, with a pipe in his mouth and a magnifying glass in his hand. Yet it was not his appearance that made Sherlock Holmes famous, but his marvelous powers of detection. In The Norwood Builder, a popular Sherlock Holmes story, a young man rushes into Holmes sitting-room at 221 Baker Street. “I am John McFarlane” he says, painting heavily. Sherlock Holmes lazily replies, “You mentioned your name as if I should recognize it. I assure you that beyond the obvious fact that you are a bachelor, a solicitor, a freemason, and an asthmatic, I know nothing whatever about you.

21. Sherlock Holmes pictures show him dressed in a

Cap and deer stalker boots

Cape and doe colored boots

Cape and deer stalker hat

Deer skin cape and stocky hat

22. Sherlock Holmes was fond of smoking

Cigars

Pipe

Cheroot

Cigarettes

23. Sherlock Holmes greatest asset was

His power to draw conclusions

His keen sense of observation

His magnifying glass

His ability to see through people

24. What Sherlock Holmes lazily replies to John

I know you very well.

I recognize only the story write.

I know persons who are solicitors.

None of the above.

25. What made Sherlock Holmes famous was

His stately appearance.

His pipe and hat

His address at 221 B Baker Street.

His marvelous power of detection

Quantative Analysis

26. The ten’s digit of a two-digit number is twice the unit’s digit, Reversing the digits yield a new number. Which one the following number is the original number?

83

63

41

21

27. What is the area of right angle triangle to the right?

6

7

8

10

28. If in a certain school 20 students are taking math and 10 are taking history and 7 are taking both. How many students are there?

30

23

37

27

29. Suppose p is even and q is odd. Then which of the following cannot be an integer?
I. (p+q)/p
II. (pq/3
III. q/p2 Check it

II Only

III Only

I and II only

i and III only

30. If the average of the consecutive even integers a, b, and c is less than a3, which of the following best described the value of a?

a is positive

a is negative

a is prime

a is odd

31. If (x+y)(x-y)=3 and x and y are integers, then which one of the following must be true?

x is divisible by 4

y is an even number

y is an odd number

x is an even number

32. If n is an integer, then which one of the following expressions must be even?

n2 + 1

n(n + 2)

n(n + 1)

n(n + 4)

33. 212+212+212+212

214

416

216

248

34. 4(xy)3 + (x3=>y3)2 =

(x3 => y3)2

(x3 + y 3)2

(x3 = y3)

(x3 - y3)

35. The population of a town was 12000 in 1980 and 16000 in 1990. What was the percent increase in the population of the town during this period?

80

75

50

33.33

36. A jar contains 24 blue balls and 40 red balls. Which one of the following is 50% of the blue balls?

10

11

12

13

37. John is 20 years older than Steve. In 10 years, Steve’s age will be half that of John’s. What is the Steve’s age?

8

10

20

25

38. How many ounces of nuts costing 80 cents a pound must be mixed with nuts costing at 60 cents a pound to make a 10 ounce mixture costing 70 cents a pound?

5

7

8

9

39. The distance between cities A and B is 120 miles. A car travels from A to B at 60 miles per hour and returns from B to A along the same route at 40 miles per hour. What was the average speed for the round trip?

56

52

50

48

40. What is the greatest prime factor of (24)2-1 ?

3

5

11

17

41. If n is an integer, what is the least value of n such that 1/3n < 0.01

5

4

3

2

42. $\frac{1}{{10}^{9}}$ - $\frac{1}{{10}^{10}}$

- $\frac{1}{10}$

$\frac{1}{9}$

$\frac{-1}{{10}^{19}}$

$\frac{9}{{10}^{10}}$

43. If 4% of (p+q) is 8 and p is positive integer, what is the greatest possible value of q?

196

197

199

200

44. The average of 8 number is A, and one of the numbers is 14. If 14 is replaced with 28, then what is the new average in terms of A?

A+7/4

A+1/2

A+2

2A+1

45. If 7 workers can assemble a car in 8 hours, how long would it take 12 workers to assemble the same car?

3

3.5

4.67

6.33

46. Let u represents ‘the sum of the integers from 1 through 20, and v represent the sum of the integers from 21 through 40. What is the value of v-u?

39

200

320

400

47. In a legislative body of 200 people, the number of Democrats is 50 less than 4 times the number of Republicans; If one fifth of the legislators are neither Republican nor Democrat, how many of the legislators are Republicans?

71

50

42

150

48. If you roll two dice, what is the probability of sum total of 5?

1/6

1/9

1/18

1/36

49. If y is an integer and x is an odd integer,which of the following expression could be an even integer?

3x+y/2

(x+y)/2

x+y

x2 + y2

50. if 813 = 2z, then z = ?

10

13

39

26

Logical Resoning

Direction: Select logically best answer for the questions 51 to 55.

51 ‘Do not take sugar because you have diabetes’ is logically similar to

Do not read as you have weak sight.

Do not speak as you are not asked to speak

Do not play as you are hurt

Do not work as you are already overworked.

52. ‘He will not, tolerate insult because he is self respecting is logically similar to

He can buy costly things because he is a rich man.

This is trivial so a fastidious person will not accept it.

He is unhappy as he has failed

He has compassion for all because he is conscientious

53. “Where there is a will there is a way’ is logically similar to

There is a solution to every problem.

Determined persons can always find way outs for any problem.

Those who pray can accomplish task.

We have to construct roads to enhance accessibility.

54. Empty vessels make much noise’ is logically similar to,

Wise people do not talk much.

Fools generally praise themselves.

Cowards die many times before their natural death.

Empty vessels and people are similar.

55. Read in order to increase knowledge’ is logically similar to,

If you want to build your body, take exercise.

Pay only when you have obtained services

If you want to earn, do not cheat on others.

Direction: Question numbers 56- 60 are based on matching the relationship of the pair of words that carry Similar meaning as the pair of words given in the left - hand side.

56. Always: Never

Frequently: Occasionally

Often : Constantly

Constantly: Occasionally

Often : Rarely

57. Lawyer: Case

Teacher : School

Scholar: Book

Doctor: Disease

58. Crowd : Mob

Life : Death

Trees : Forest

Million : Billion

Large : Huge

59. Longitude : International Date Time

Direction: Gravitation

Longitude : Time

Latitude : Equator

North Pole : South Pole

60. Plus: Minus

Increase: Decrease

Infinity : Zero

Digit : Series

Multiplication : Division

Direction: Find the odd-one out for the question numbers 61 to 65.

61.

Here

Now

There

Nowhere

62.

Los Angeles

Vancouver

Acapulco

Cape Town

63.

Table-Tennis

Gymnastics

Chess

Volleyball

64.

30

35

36

42

65.

Listen

Look

View

Watch

Direction: Select logically the best answer

66. Motor: Engine:: Computer:?

Software

CPU

Monitor

Modem

67. People : Food :: Machines:? .

Oil

Power

Repair

Worker

68. Literacy: Ability to read and write :: Comprehend:?

Understand

Analyze

Decide

Calculate

Direction: There are two sets of figures: problem figures and answer figures. The problem figures form some kind of series, Select one figure from the answer set which will continue the same series as given in the figures.

69.

70.

General Knowledge

76. Which country introduced chess for the first time?

India

China

Pakistan

USA

77. Which country of the world passes budget two times in a year?

India

France

Sweden

Indonesia

78. Which desert is known as man made desert?

Thar

Sahara

Deccan

79. Which country of the world is getting highest number of inflow of migrant Nepalese workers in the fiscal year 2010 / 11?

Kuwait

Malaysia

UAE

Qatar

80. Who is that Indian lady to whom Asia’s equivalent of the Nobel prizes “Ramon Magsaysay Awards 2011” is awarded?

Nileema Mishra

Nilem Mukharjee

Arifa Rahaman

Sulakchhyana Gupta

81. “Delhi Belly” an Indian movie is the production venture of

Rakesh Roshan

Amir Khan

Salman Khan

Amitabh Bachhan

82. Lingonberry is a kind of

Grain

Animal

Game

Fruit

83. How old is the relationship between Nepal and Britain?

Almost 300 years

Almost 200 years

Almost 100 years

Almost 150 years

84. Sri Sri Ravi Shanker is a leading name of

85. Which of the following country has the highest number of internet users?

India

USA

China

Russia

86. Who was known as “The Queen of Rock and Roll”?

Amy Winehouse

Janis Joplin

Janis Kate

Tony Maya

87. Which of the following country has been endorsed as host of the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup finals?

India

Palestine

Nepal

Maldives

88. Who replaced Rakesh Sood, the Indian Ambassador to Nepal?

Ramesh Sood

Kalyan Modi

Nirupama Rao

89. In which country the incident of an women blinded with acid by her suitor for turning down his marriage proposal spared him to the last minute from being blinded too as punishment for his crime?

Pakistan

Turkey

Afghanistan

Iran

90. Which sea lies on the west part of Syria?

Mediterranean

Caspian

Baltic

Red

91. Which of the following indicates a protest against sexual assault and insecurity among women?

Fashion Walk

Cat Walk

Fast Walk

Slut Walk

92. Who is the present Member Secretary of the National Sports Council?

Ganga Thapa

Yubraj Lama

Hira Maharjan

Santosh Sahukhala

93. Which bank of Nepal, bagged Billionth Award 2011 for its mobile cash product?

Laxmi Bank

Kumari Bank

KIST Bank

NABIL Bank

94. Who headed a three member panel that selected Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority with hefty remuneration?

Balananda Paudel

Lilamani Paudel

Shanker Man Singh

95. Informal Sector Service Centre honoured Ghana Shyam Acharya with Prakash Kuman Rights Award for his contribution to human rights in

Rolpa

Humla

Mugu

96. To which daily paper Prakriti Adhikari the winner of National Education Journalist Award is associated?

Kantipur

Gorkhapatra

Samacharpatra

Annapurna Post

97. Which of the following is not a television channel in operation in Nepal?

Terai

Himalaya

Mountain

Chure

98. Who is considered as God of Gods in Hindu mythology?

Bishnu

Bramha

Ganesh

99. Who is the musician of the national anthem of Nepal?

Sambhujeet Banskota

Amber Gurung

Yogeswor Amatya

Sambhu Rai

100. On August 02, 2011, a weekly tabloid to be published from Kathmandu and New York was inaugurated in Kathmndu by Nilambar Acharya: Chairman of the constitution Committee. What was the name of the tabloid?

Vishwa Sandesh

Vishwa Sarathee

Vishwa Sandesh New York

Naulo Vishwa

I there is