CMAT Entrance 2014
Select the word which is closest to the meaning of capitalized word
Direction: Complete the following sentences with appropriate choice form among the options that follows.
6. The notice clearly states that trespasser will be
7. The police burst tear gas shell to the mob.
8. The dose of sleeping pills proved and he died in sleeping.
9. The thieves tried to with the lock but they did not succeed in breaking it.
10. A referee should be in the outcome of the match.
Direction: Each question below consists of an idiom or a phrase followed by four lettered expressions. Choose the lettered expression that most nearly expressed the meaning of the given idiom or phrase.
11. To bring to light
To open a window
To reveal the facts
To switch on the light
To draw the curtains
12. To see red
Stop at the signal
Jump the red signal
To be very angry
To suffer from color blindness.
13. Roots and branch
Step by step
Part by part
14. In full cry
To be upset about something
At a fast pace
At one’s best
15. Into the bargain
Buy goods from sale
An additional benefit
A warranty card
At no extra charge
Direction: The following paragraph has a number has a blanks marked 16,17,18,19 and 20 followed by a set of options. Mark the option that best complete the blanks
The average new born ....15..... is about fifty centimeters long. In twenty years, the little body more than triples ....17...... in length. The average height of a man is 1.7 meters. ....18..... man does not stop growing; he continues to grow even after the ...19..... of twenty five and reaches his maximum height at about age of 35. An average person shrinks as much as ten millimeters .... 20 .... ten years after the age of forty.
It is to progress in the human sciences that we must look to undo the evils which have resulted from the knowledge of physical world hastily and superficially acquired by population unconscious of the changes in themselves that the new knowledge has imperative. The road to happier world than any known in the past lies open before us if atavistic destructive passions can be kept in leash while the necessary adaptations are made. Fears are inevitable in time, but hopes are equally rational an far more likely to bear good fruit. We must learn to think rather less of the dangers to be avoided than of the good that will lie within our grasp if we can believe init and let it dominate our thoughts. Since, whatever unpleasant consequences it may have by the way, is in its very. nature a liberator, a liberator of bondage to the threshold of utter disaster or unprecedently glorious achievements. NO previous age has been fraught with problems so momentous and it is to science that we must look to for a happy future.
21. What does science liberates from? It liberates us from
Fears and destructive passion
Slavery to physical nature and from passion
Bondage to physical nature
Idealistic hopes of glorious future
22. Should human science be developed because they will
Provide more knowledge of the physical world
Make us conscious of the changing world
Make us conscious of the changing world
Eliminate the destruction caused by superficial knowledge of the physical world.
23. If man’s bestial earning is controlled
The future will be tolerated
The present will be brighter than the future
The future will be brighter than the present
The present will become tolerable
24. Fears and hopes according to the author
Are closely linked with the life of modern man
Can bear fruit .
Can yield good result
25. To curve out a bright future man should
Analyze dangers that lie ahead
Try to avoid dangers
Overcome fears and dangers
Cultivate a positive outlook
26. Given that 100 milliliter is equal to approximately 0.4 cup, 205 milliliters is equal to approximately how many cups? which of the following expression models the solution to the problem above?
105% of 0.4
205% of 0.4
27. 18% of the students at a school are in year 8, and 16% of the students are in year 9. If the school has 126 year students, determine the number of year 9 student.
28. The exam scores of all 500 students were recorded and it was determined that these scores were normally distributed. If Jane’s score is 0.8 standard deviation above the mean, then how many, to the nearest unit, student scored above Jane?
29. In the first overs of a cricket game, the run was only 3.2 What should be the run rate in the remaining 40 overs to reach the target of 282 runs?
30. In a dairy farm, 40 cows eat 40 bags of husk in 40 days. In how many days one cow will eat one bag of husk?
31. A sum of money at simple interest amounts to Rs. 815 in 3 years and to Rs. 854 in 4 years. The sum is
32. The difference between simple and compound interests compounded annually on a certain sum of money for 2 years at 4% per annum is Rs. 1. The sum in (in RS) is
34. If 5a=3125, then the value of 5(a-3) is
35. A homeowner is planning to use carpet tiles to cover the floor of a room measuring 9 feet by 10 feet 8 inches. If the carpet tiles are 8 inches wide and 1 foot long and there are no gaps between the tiles as they are placed on the floor, how many carpet tiles will the homeowner need to cover the floor of the room?
36. Seats for Mathematics, Computer and Accounting in a school are in the ratio 5:7:8. There is a proposal to increase these seats by 40%, 50% and 75% respectively. What will be the ratio of increased seats?
None of these
37. Look at the series 7,10,8,11,9,12,..... what number should come next?
38. Look at the series: 58,52,46,40,34...... what number should come next?
39. If 6x+5=-x+40 then
40. The slope of the line determined by the equation 3x+y=4 is
41. The three solutions of the equation f(x)=0 are -2,0 and 3. Therefore, the solutions of the equation f(x-2)=0 are
-4,-2 and 1
-2,0 and 3
4,2 and 5
0,2 and 5
42. If the function f is defined by f(x) = x5-1, then f1, the inverse function of f is defined by f-1(x) =
43. The set of all points (et,t), where t is real number, is te graph of y =
44. Simplify: (Z6)(Z-2)
45. There are 5 numbers in a data series. First number of the data series is 14 and mean, median and mode are 10,9 and 6 respectively. Find the 5 numbers?
46. When a metallic ball bearing is placed inside a cylindrical container of radius 2cm, the length of wall inside the container increased by 0.6 cm. The radius to the nearest tenth of centimeter of ball bearing is
47. The probability that an electronic device produced by a company does not function properly is equal to 0.1. If 10 devices are bought, then the probability to the nearest thousand that 7 devices function properly is.
48. In a box, there are 8 red, 7 blue and 6 green balls. One ball picked up randomly. What is the probability that it is neither red nor green
49. Given a sequence 1,4,9,16,20,36,49 find the odd man out
50. A school committee consists of 2 teachers and 4 students. The number of different committees that can be formed from 5 teachers and 10 students is
Journalist: To reconcile the need for profits sufficient to support new drug research with the moral imperative to provide medicine to those who must need them but cannot afford them, some pharmaceutical companies feel justified in selling a drug in rich nations at one price and in poor nations at a much lower price.’ But this practice is unjustified. A nation with a low average income may still have a substantial middle class better able to pay for new drugs than are many of the poorer citizens of an overall wealthier nation.
51. Which one of the following principles, if valid most helps to justify the journalist’s reasoning?
People who are ill deserve more consideration than do healthy people, regardless of their relative socioeconomic positions.
Wealthy institutions have an obligation to expend at least some of their resources to assist those incapable of assisting themselves
Whether one deserves special consideration depends on one’s needs rather than on characteristics of the society to which one belongs
The people in wealthy nations should not have better access to health care than do the people in poorer nations.
Unequal access to health care is more unfair than an unequal distribution of wealth.
52. Several critics have claimed that any contemporary poet who writes formal poetry - poetry is rhymed and metered is performing a politically conservative act. This is plainly false. Consider Molly peacock an Marilyn hacker, two contemporary poets whose poetry is almost exclusively formal and yet who are themselves politically progressive feminists.
The conclusion drawn above follows logically if which one of following is assumed?
No one which is feminist is also politically conservative.
No poet who writes unrhymed or unmetered poetry is politically conservative.
Anyone who sometimes writes poetry that is not politically conservative never writes poetry that is politically conservative.
No one who is politically progressive is capable of performing a politically conservative act.
Unequal access to health care is more unfair than an unequal distribution of wealth.
53. Situation: In the island nation of Bezun, the government taxes gasoline heavily in order to induce people not to drive it uses the revenue from the gassline tax to subsidize electricity in order to reduce prices eharged for electricit Analysis: The greater the success achieved in meeting the first of these objectives, the less will be the success achieved in meeting the second. The analysis provided for the situation above would be most appropriate in which one of the following situations?.
A library charges a late fee in order to induce . borrowers to return books promptly. The library uses revenue from the late fee to send reminders to tardy borrowers in order to reduce the incidence of overdue books
A mail-order store imposes a stiff surcharge for overnight delivery in order to limit use of this option. The store uses revenue from the surcharge to pay the extra expenses it incur for providing the overnight delivery service.
The park management charges an admission fee so that a park’s user will contribute to the park’s upkeep. In order to keep admission fees low, the management does not inance any new projects from them.
A restaurant adds a service charge in order to spare customers the trouble of individual tips. The service charge is then shared among the restaurant’s workers in order to augment their low hourly wages.
The highway administration charges a toll for crossing a bridge in order to get motorists to use other routes, It uses the revenue from that toll to generate a reserve fund in order to be able one day to build a new bridge.
54. The ancient Romans understood the principle of water power very well, and in some outlying parts of their empire they made extensive'and excellent use of water as an energy source. This makes it all the more striking that the Romans made do without water power in regions dominated by large citiesWhich one of the following , if true, contributes most to an explanation of the difference described above in the Roman’s use of water power?
In heavily populated areas the introduction of water power would have been certain to cause social unrest by depriving large numbers of people of their ‘livelihood.
In the areas in which water power was not used, water flow in rivers and streams was substantial throughout the year but nevertheless exhibited some seasonal variation.
Water power was relatively vulnerable to sabotage, but any damage could be quickly and inexpensively repaired.
In most areas to which the use of water power was not extended, other more traditionalsources of energy continued to be used
The ancient Romans were adept at constructing and maintaining aqueducts that could carry quantities of water sufficient to supply large cities over considerable distance.
55. Karuna: As we both know, the population of this country is aging. Elderly people generally prefer not to live in harsh climates characterized by extreme temperatures. Accordingly, in this country’s coastal regions, where the climate is generally most temperate, the population is likely to grow, while other regions are likely to suffer population declines.Mira: I disagree with few exceptions, regions where the climate is harsh are characterized. by comparatively low living cost a compelling factor for retired people with little, saving and on fixed incomes. " Which of the following is the most likely point disagreement between Karuna and Mira?
The reason for the population shift toward coastal areas and away from other regions.
Whether the country’s current decline in overall population will continue into the for seeable future.
Why older people find certain regions where the climate in harsh attractive places to live.
Whether regions characterized by harsh climates are likely to experience population declines in the foreseeable future
The extent to which coastal region are affordable place to live for retired people.
56. An avid television viewer is statistically more likely to take sleeping pills at bedtime than a person who enjoys listening to classical music but does not watch television as a habit. learly, listening to classical music just before bedtime contributes to a more restful night’s sleep, whereas watching television before bedtime has the opposite effect. Which of the following if true, if true, most seriously weakens the above argument?
Reading a book before bedtime contributes to restful sleep more than listening to music does.
People who enjoy classical music typically like to read just before bedtime
Sleeplessness is more common among people who watched late-night television than among people who do not.
Engaging in a bedtime activity that is mentally stimulating often interferes with a person’s ability to fall asleep. ;
A silent environment is less conductive to restful sleep than an environment with calming ambient sound
57. Everyone who is compassionate is kind and someone who has experienced life’s challenges is invariably compassionate. Jermy is kind, so he has experienced life’s challenges.
Roberta is high productive person. Every person who is motivated is highly productive, and every person who is organized is motivated. Therefore, Roberta is very organized.
Nice people are always sympathetic people and those who have experienced hardships always end up being nice. Besty in not a sympathetic person, so Besty has not experienced hardship.
Almost everyone who loves black and white films is a movie buff, and all moves buffs enjoy popcorn. Sasha does not love black and white films. so Sasha probably does not enjoy popcorn.
Patience requires an even temperament and being a good parent certainly requires patience. James has no patience, so James is not a good parent.
Sucessful entrepreneurs are either confident or experienced. Yoshi is a sucessful entrepreneur and he is not expericenced. Therefore, Yoshi
Direction : Read the following passage and answer the questions no 58 to 61
A chess tournament is occurring in the local community school, and the players at all four of the tables are engaged in their fourth game against their prospective opponents. The players with white pieces are David, Gerry, Lenny and Terry. The players with black pieces are Don, Mike, Richie and Stephen. The scores are 3:0, 2.5:0.5,1.5:1.5 [note: tied games result score of 0.5 points for each players]. Lenny is playing at the table to the right of Stephen, who has lost all of his games until now. Gerry is playing against Mike. At least one game at table 1 has resulted in a tie. Richie, who is not in the lead over his opponent, has not been in a tied game. The player who is using the white piece at table 4 is terry however, the current score at table 4 is not 2:1 Don is leading his match after his last games.
58. What table is Stephen playing at, and what is the score at that table?
59. Whose score is the highest?
60. Which player has black piece and is tied?
61. Who is the winning player at table 4?
Direction : Reading the following passage and answer the follwing questions no 62
Larry has purchased a device that the manufacturer claims will reduce the fuel consumption in his car. After-a month has passed, Larry determines that his mileage currently rests at 17 miles per gallon. Larry’s best friend, Steve owns the exact same make and model car, and has calculated his mileage at 23 miles per gallon. Steve’s car does not have the device that Larry purchased one month ago. Larry then makes conclusion that the manufacturer of the device’s claim is not true.
62. Which of the following statement would cause Larry’s conclusion to be the weakest?
Though Larry has the same make and model of car as Steve, Larry’s car is 15 years older.
Larry was driving in the city, whereas Steve drives the highway.
Larry purchased a lower grade of gasoline than Steve.
Steve lied, he actually only gets 15 miles per gallon.
Before buying the device, Larry had never before calculated the mileage of his car.
Direction : Read the follwing passage and answer the following question no. 63 and 66
A petrochemical plant manufactures a range of hazardous chemical products and must therefore follow strict guidelines concerning how each of the chemicals may interact with one another on a daily basis. The plant processes five different chemicals every week. Three of these chemicals can be processed on any given day. Xenon may be processed any day except for every other Monday and every other Thursday. Oxygen can be processed only on Tuesday and Wednesdays. Liquid hydrogen may be processed on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays. Sulphur dioxide can’t be processed on Fridays. Methane can’t be processed on Fridays.
63. What are the three chemicals that can be processed on any given Monday?
Liquid hydrogen, xenon and oxygen
Methane, oxygen and sulphur dioxide.
Methane, xenon and oxygen.
Sulphur dioxide, methane and liquid hydrogen.
Xenon, oxygen and sulphur dioxide.
64. Which weekday is mostly likely impossible for three chemical to processed in one day?
65. There are three chemicals that can be processed on a Friday. What are they?
Oxygen, methane and liquid hydrogen
Liquid hydrogen, methane and sulphur dioxide
Liquid hydrogen, methane and xenon
Methane, oxygen and xenon
Liquid hydrogen, oxygen and sulphur dioxide
66. On which day of the week can they process liquid hydrogen and only additional two chemicals?
Monday and Tuesday
Tuesday and Thursday
Wednesday and Friday
Thursday and Friday
Monday and Friday
Direction : Select logically the best answer for the following questions.
67. If FRAGRANCE is written as SBHSBODFG, how can IMPOSING be written?
68. If ROBUST is written coded as QNATRS in a certain language, which word be coded as ZXCMP?
69. If BE QUICK is coded as ZC OSGAI, then the code of the lat letter of the third word in sentence I LOVE MY COUNTRY is?
70. If ZEBRA can be written as 2652181, how can cobra be written?
Directin : Questions 71 to 75 follows the given pattern. Select the appropriate pattern.
71. Horse: Mare ::
Fox : Vixen
Duck : Geese
Dog : Puppy
Donkey : pony
72. Cricket : pitch
Ship : Dock
Boat : Harbour
Boxing : Ring
Wrestling : Track
73. Oceans : Deserts :: Waves : ?
74. Grain : Stock :: Stick : ?
75. Cube is related to Square in the same way Square is related
76. Which country does sinologist study?
77. What was the first James bond film.
From Russia with love
78. Which human rights organization founded in 1961 got Nobel Peace Prize in 1977?
European human right commission
International Court of justice
79. Whose autobiography was the long walk to freedom?
Md. Ali Jinnah
Subash Chandra Bose
80. Who ran through the streets naked crying Eureka?
81. The vegetable Broccoli belongs to which family?
82. What links the names Botcinik, Tal, Karpov, Fischer?
They are Cricketer
They are chess champions
They are lawn Tennis player
They are world chess player
83. What is the national flower of japan?
84. Which medial tool was developed by Sanctorius in 1612
Blood pressure Measurement
85. What is known as the business portfolio that provides a steady dependable source of income which provides money for the rest of business
86. A financial ratio which gives an indication of whether or not a company can pay its short term debts is known as
Acid test ratio
Capital to assets ratio
87. What do you understand by FMCG
Forward Marketing Core Group
Former Manager Of chaudhary group
Fast Moving Consumer Goods
Feeling Management of control Group
88. What does Gratis mean?
To give gift to a loved one
To give something free of cost
To give advice
To give a lecture
89. To which country the Nikkei Index belong to?
90. In which district is the Rara Lake located
91. Which of the following newspapers is not published Daily?
The Himalayan Times
92. To which sports does James Rodriquez belong to?
93. Which of the following book is not the part of four "Vedas"
94. Which tax is levied on production?
95. A tax Payable on profits made on the sale of certain types of assets by a company or individual in known as:
Capital Gain Tax
Wind fall Tax
96. Recently super Typhoon Neoguri the strongest typhoon so far in the 2014 Western Pacific season smashed which of the following countries
97. How many rings are there in olympic flag
98. Where in your body is your Patella?
99. Which bird lay egg like mammal?
Duck billed platypus
100. Who starred as the Six Million Dollar Man in the Hollywood movie