CAT 2007 Question Paper Question 62


Each of the following questions has a paragraph from which the last sentence has been deleted. From the given options, choose the sentence that completes the paragraph in the most appropriate way.

Question 62

Mma Ramotswe had a detective agency in Africa, at the foot of Kgale Hill. These were its assets; a tiny white van, two desks, two chairs, a telephone, and an old typewriter. Then there was a teapot, in which Mma Ramotswe - the only private lady detective in Botswana - brewed red bush tea. And three mugs - one for herself, one for her secretary and one for the client. What else does a detective agency really need? Detective agencies rely on human intuition and intelligence, both of which Mma Ramotswe had in abundance.


No inventory would ever include those, ofcourse’. The para starts with listing out ‘the inventory’. The option which says ‘what she lacked………..natural shrewdness’ is beyond the scope of the argument. All the options can be easily eliminated. ‘Those’ in the option ‘No inventory would ever include those, ofcourse’, refers to human intuition and intelligence of Mma Ramotswe.

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