Top 86 CAT Miscellaneous Questions With Video Solutions

Practice Miscellaneous questions for CAT with detailed solutions. Take the free CAT Miscellaneous previous year questions test. The miscellaneous questions appear from various CAT quant topics, including Clocks and calendars, Trigonometry, Coordinate geometry, Complex numbers, etc. One can practice these questions by taking them in a test format. 

CAT 2006 Miscellaneous questions

Question 1

Facts, which deal with pieces of information that one has heard, seen or read, and which are open to discovery or verification (the answer option indicates such a statement with an `F’).

Inferences,which are conclusions drawn about the unknown, on the basis of the known (the answer option indicates such a statement with an `I’).

Judgements which are opinions that imply approval or disapproval of persons, objects, situations and occurrences in the past, the present or the future (the answer option indicates such a statement with a J)

Select the answer option that best describes the set of four statements.

1.So much of our day-to-day focus seems to be on getting things done, trudging our way through the tasks of living - it can feel like a treadmill that gets you nowhere; where is the childlike joy?

2.We are not doing the things that make us happy; that which brings us joy; the things that we cannot wait to do because we enjoy them so much.

3.This is the stuff that joyful living is made of - identifying your calling and committing yourself wholeheartedly to it.

4.When this happens, each moment becomes a celebration of you; there is a rush of energy that comes with feeling completely immersed in doing what you love most.

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Question 2

Facts, which deal with pieces of information that one has heard, seen or read, and which are open to discovery or verification (the answer option indicates such a statement with an `F’).

Inferences,which are conclusions drawn about the unknown, on the basis of the known (the answer option indicates such a statement with an `I’).

Judgements which are opinions that imply approval or disapproval of persons, objects, situations and occurrences in the past, the present or the future (the answer option indicates such a statement with a J)

Select the answer option that best describes the set of four statements.

1.Given the poor quality of service in the public sector, the HIV/AIDS affected should be switching to private initiatives that supply anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) at a low cost.

2.The government has been supplying free drugs since 2004, and 35000 have benefited up to now - though the size of the affected population is 150 times this number.

3.The recent initiatives of networks and companies like AIDSCare Network, Emcure, Reliance-Cipla-CII, would lead to availability of much-needed drugs to a larger number of affected people.

4.But how ironic it is that we should face a perennial shortage of drugs when India is one of the world’s largest suppliers of generic drugs to the developing world.

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Question 3

Facts, which deal with pieces of information that one has heard, seen or read, and which are open to discovery or verification (the answer option indicates such a statement with an `F’).

Inferences,which are conclusions drawn about the unknown, on the basis of the known (the answer option indicates such a statement with an `I’).

Judgements which are opinions that imply approval or disapproval of persons, objects, situations and occurrences in the past, the present or the future (the answer option indicates such a statement with a J)

Select the answer option that best describes the set of four statements.

1.According to all statistical indications, the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan has managed to keep pace with its ambitious goals.

2.The Mid-day Meal Scheme has been a significant incentive for the poor to send their little ones to school, thus establishing the vital link between healthy bodies and healthy minds.

3.Only about 13 million children in the age group of 6 to 14 years are out of school.

4.The goal of universalisation of elementary education has to be a pre-requisite for the evolution and development of our country.

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Question 4

Facts, which deal with pieces of information that one has heard, seen or read, and which are open to discovery or verification (the answer option indicates such a statement with an `F’).

Inferences,which are conclusions drawn about the unknown, on the basis of the known (the answer option indicates such a statement with an `I’).

Judgements which are opinions that imply approval or disapproval of persons, objects, situations and occurrences in the past, the present or the future (the answer option indicates such a statement with a J)

Select the answer option that best describes the set of four statements.

1.We should not be hopelessly addicted to an erroneous belief that corruption in India is caused by the crookedness of Indians.

2.The truth is that we have more red tape - we take eighty-nine days to start a small business, Australians take two.

3.Red tape leads to corruption and distorts a people’s character.

4.Every red tape procedure is a point of contact with an official, and such contacts have the potential to become opportunities for money to change hands.

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Question 5

Facts, which deal with pieces of information that one has heard, seen or read, and which are open to discovery or verification (the answer option indicates such a statement with an `F’).

Inferences,which are conclusions drawn about the unknown, on the basis of the known (the answer option indicates such a statement with an `I’).

Judgements which are opinions that imply approval or disapproval of persons, objects, situations and occurrences in the past, the present or the future (the answer option indicates such a statement with a J)

Select the answer option that best describes the set of four statements.

1.Inequitable distribution of all kinds of resources is certainly one of the strongest and most sinister sources of conflict.

2.Even without war, we know that conflicts continue to trouble us - they only change in character.

3.Extensive disarmament is the only insurance for our future; imagine the amount of resources that can be released and redeployed.

4.The economies of the industrialized western world derive 20% of their income from the sale of all kinds of arms.

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CAT 1999 Miscellaneous questions

Instruction for set 1:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question has a set of four statements. Each statement has three segments. Choose the alternative where the third segment in the statement can be logically deduced using both the preceding two, but not just from one of them.

Question 1

A. No cowboys laugh. Some who laugh are sphinxes. Some sphinxes are not cowboys.

B. All ghosts are fluorescent. Some ghosts do not sing. Some singers are not fluorescent.

C. Cricketers indulge in swearing. Those who swear are hanged. Some who are hanged are not cricketers.

D. Some crazy people are pianists. All crazy people are whistlers. Some whistlers are pianists.

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Instruction for set 1:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question has a set of four statements. Each statement has three segments. Choose the alternative where the third segment in the statement can be logically deduced using both the preceding two, but not just from one of them.

Question 2

A. All good people are knights. All warriors are good people. All knights are warriors.

B. No footballers are ministers. All footballers are tough. Some ministers are players.

C. All pizzas are snacks. Some meals are pizzas. Some meals are snacks.

D. Some barkers are musk-deer. All barkers are sloth bears. Some sloth bears are musk-deer.

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Instruction for set 1:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question has a set of four statements. Each statement has three segments. Choose the alternative where the third segment in the statement can be logically deduced using both the preceding two, but not just from one of them.

Question 3

A. Dinosaurs are pre-historic creatures. Water-buffaloes are not dinosaurs. Water-buffaloes are not pre- historic creatures.

B. All politicians are frank. No frank people are crocodiles. No crocodiles are politicians.

C. No diamond is quartz. No opal is quartz. Diamonds are opals.

D. All monkeys like bananas. Some GI Joes like bananas. Some GI Joes are monkeys.

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Instruction for set 1:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question has a set of four statements. Each statement has three segments. Choose the alternative where the third segment in the statement can be logically deduced using both the preceding two, but not just from one of them.

Question 4

A. All earthquakes cause havoc. Some landslides cause havoc. Some earthquakes cause landslides.

B. All glass things are transparent. Some curios are glass things. Some curios are transparent.

C. All clay objects are brittle. All XY are clay objects. Some XY are brittle.

D. No criminal is a patriot. Ram is not a patriot. Ram is a criminal.

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Instruction for set 1:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question has a set of four statements. Each statement has three segments. Choose the alternative where the third segment in the statement can be logically deduced using both the preceding two, but not just from one of them.

Question 5

A. MD is an actor. Some actors are pretty. MD is pretty.

B. Some men are cops. All cops are brave. Some brave people are cops.

C. All cops are brave. Some men are cops. Some men are brave.

D. All actors are pretty; MD is not an actor; MD is not pretty.

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Instruction for set 1:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question has a set of four statements. Each statement has three segments. Choose the alternative where the third segment in the statement can be logically deduced using both the preceding two, but not just from one of them.

Question 6

A. All IIMs are in India. No BIMs are in India. No IIMs are BIMs.

B. All IIMs are in India. No BIMs are in India. No BIMs are IIMs.

C. Some IIMs are not in India. Some BIMs are not in India. Some IIMs are BIMs.

D. Some IIMs are not in India. Some BIMs are not in India. Some BIMs are IIMs.

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Instruction for set 1:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question has a set of four statements. Each statement has three segments. Choose the alternative where the third segment in the statement can be logically deduced using both the preceding two, but not just from one of them.

Question 7

A. All mammals are viviparous. Some fish are viviparous. Some fish are mammals.

B. All birds are oviparous. Some fish are not oviparous. Some fish are birds.

C. No mammal is oviparous. Some creatures are oviparous and some are not. Some creatures are not mammals.

D. Some creatures are mammals. Some creatures are viviparous. Some mammals are viviparous.

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Instruction for set 1:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question has a set of four statements. Each statement has three segments. Choose the alternative where the third segment in the statement can be logically deduced using both the preceding two, but not just from one of them.

Question 8

A. Many singers are not writers. All poets are singers. Some poets are not writers.

B. Giants climb beanstalks. Some chicken do not climb beanstalks. Some chicken are not giants.

C. All explorers live in snowdrifts. Some penguins live in snowdrifts. Some penguins are explorers.

D. Amar is taller than Akbar. Anthony is shorter than Amar. Akbar is shorter than Anthony.

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Instruction for set 1:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question has a set of four statements. Each statement has three segments. Choose the alternative where the third segment in the statement can be logically deduced using both the preceding two, but not just from one of them.

Question 9

A. A few farmers are rocket scientists. Some rocket scientists catch snakes. A few farmers catch snakes.

B. Poonam is a kangaroo. Some kangaroos are made of teak. Poonam is made of teak.

C. No bulls eat grass. All matadors eat grass. No matadors are bulls.

D. Some skunks drive Cadillacs. All skunks are polar bears. Some polar bears drive Cadillacs.

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Instruction for set 2:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question has a main statement followed by four statements labelled A, B, C and D. Choose the ordered pair of statements where the first statement implies the second, and the two statements are logically consistent with the main statement.

Question 10

Either the orangutan is not angry, or he frowns upon the world.

A. The orangutan frowns upon the world.

B. The orangutan is not angry.

C. The orangutan does not frown upon the world.

D. The orangutan is angry.

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Instruction for set 2:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question has a main statement followed by four statements labelled A, B, C and D. Choose the ordered pair of statements where the first statement implies the second, and the two statements are logically consistent with the main statement.

Question 11

Either Ravana is a demon, or he is a hero.

A. Ravana is a hero.

B. Ravana is a demon.

C. Ravana is not a demon.

D. Ravana is not a hero.

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Instruction for set 2:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question has a main statement followed by four statements labelled A, B, C and D. Choose the ordered pair of statements where the first statement implies the second, and the two statements are logically consistent with the main statement.

Question 12

Whenever Rajeev uses the internet, he dreams about spiders.

A. Rajeev did not dream about spiders.

B. Rajeev used the internet.

C. Rajeev dreamt about spiders.

D. Rajeev did not use the internet.

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Instruction for set 2:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question has a main statement followed by four statements labelled A, B, C and D. Choose the ordered pair of statements where the first statement implies the second, and the two statements are logically consistent with the main statement.

Question 13

If I talk to my professors, then I do not need to take a pill for headache.

A. I talked to my professors.

B. I did not need to take a pill for headache.

C. I needed to take a pill for headache.

D. I did not talk to my professors.

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Instruction for set 3:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question consists of five statements followed by options consisting of three statements put together in a specific order. Choose the option which indicates a valid argument, that is, where the third statement is a conclusion drawn from the preceding two statements. Example:

A. All cigarettes are hazardous to health.

B. Brand X is a cigarette.

C. Brand X is hazardous to health.

ABC is a valid option, where statement C can be concluded from statements A and B.

Question 14

A. All software companies employ knowledge workers.

B. Tara Tech employs knowledge workers.

C. Tara Tech is a software company.

D. Some software companies employ knowledge workers.

E. Tara Tech employs only knowledge workers.

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Instruction for set 3:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question consists of five statements followed by options consisting of three statements put together in a specific order. Choose the option which indicates a valid argument, that is, where the third statement is a conclusion drawn from the preceding two statements. Example:

A. All cigarettes are hazardous to health.

B. Brand X is a cigarette.

C. Brand X is hazardous to health.

ABC is a valid option, where statement C can be concluded from statements A and B.

Question 15

A. Traffic congestion increases carbon monoxide in the environment.

B. Increase in carbon monoxide is hazardous to health.

C. Traffic congestion is hazardous to health.

D. Some traffic congestion does not cause increased carbon monoxide.

E. Some traffic congestion is not hazardous to health.

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Instruction for set 3:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question consists of five statements followed by options consisting of three statements put together in a specific order. Choose the option which indicates a valid argument, that is, where the third statement is a conclusion drawn from the preceding two statements. Example:

A. All cigarettes are hazardous to health.

B. Brand X is a cigarette.

C. Brand X is hazardous to health.

ABC is a valid option, where statement C can be concluded from statements A and B.

Question 16

A. Apples are not sweets.

B. Some apples are sweet.

C. All sweets are tasty.

D. Some apples are not tasty.

E. No apple is tasty.

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Instruction for set 3:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question consists of five statements followed by options consisting of three statements put together in a specific order. Choose the option which indicates a valid argument, that is, where the third statement is a conclusion drawn from the preceding two statements. Example:

A. All cigarettes are hazardous to health.

B. Brand X is a cigarette.

C. Brand X is hazardous to health.

ABC is a valid option, where statement C can be concluded from statements A and B.

Question 17

A. Some towns in India are polluted.

B. All polluted towns should be destroyed.

C. Town Meghana should be destroyed.

D. Town Meghana is polluted.

E. Some towns in India should be destroyed.

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Instruction for set 3:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question consists of five statements followed by options consisting of three statements put together in a specific order. Choose the option which indicates a valid argument, that is, where the third statement is a conclusion drawn from the preceding two statements. Example:

A. All cigarettes are hazardous to health.

B. Brand X is a cigarette.

C. Brand X is hazardous to health.

ABC is a valid option, where statement C can be concluded from statements A and B.

Question 18

A. No patriot is a criminal.

B. Bundledas is not a criminal.

C. Bundledas is a patriot.

D. Bogusdas is not a patriot.

E. Bogusdas is a criminal.

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Instruction for set 3:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question consists of five statements followed by options consisting of three statements put together in a specific order. Choose the option which indicates a valid argument, that is, where the third statement is a conclusion drawn from the preceding two statements. Example:

A. All cigarettes are hazardous to health.

B. Brand X is a cigarette.

C. Brand X is hazardous to health.

ABC is a valid option, where statement C can be concluded from statements A and B.

Question 19

A. Ant eaters like ants.

B. Boys are ant eaters.

C. Balaram is an ant eater.

D. Balaram likes ants.

E. Balaram may eat ants.

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Instruction for set 3:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question consists of five statements followed by options consisting of three statements put together in a specific order. Choose the option which indicates a valid argument, that is, where the third statement is a conclusion drawn from the preceding two statements. Example:

A. All cigarettes are hazardous to health.

B. Brand X is a cigarette.

C. Brand X is hazardous to health.

ABC is a valid option, where statement C can be concluded from statements A and B.

Question 20

A. All actors are handsome.

B. Some actors are popular.

C. Ram is handsome.

D. Ram is a popular actor.

E. Some popular people are handsome.

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Instruction for set 3:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question consists of five statements followed by options consisting of three statements put together in a specific order. Choose the option which indicates a valid argument, that is, where the third statement is a conclusion drawn from the preceding two statements. Example:

A. All cigarettes are hazardous to health.

B. Brand X is a cigarette.

C. Brand X is hazardous to health.

ABC is a valid option, where statement C can be concluded from statements A and B.

Question 21

A. Modern industry is technology driven.

B. BTI is a modern industry.

C. BTI is technology driven.

D. BTI may be technology driven.

E. Technology driven industry is modem.

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Instruction for set 3:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question consists of five statements followed by options consisting of three statements put together in a specific order. Choose the option which indicates a valid argument, that is, where the third statement is a conclusion drawn from the preceding two statements. Example:

A. All cigarettes are hazardous to health.

B. Brand X is a cigarette.

C. Brand X is hazardous to health.

ABC is a valid option, where statement C can be concluded from statements A and B.

Question 22

A. All Golmal islanders are blue coloured people.

B. Some smart people are not blue coloured people.

C. Some babies are blue coloured.

D. Some babies are smart.

E. Some smart people are not Golmal islanders.

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Instruction for set 3:

DIRECTIONS for questions: Each question consists of five statements followed by options consisting of three statements put together in a specific order. Choose the option which indicates a valid argument, that is, where the third statement is a conclusion drawn from the preceding two statements. Example:

A. All cigarettes are hazardous to health.

B. Brand X is a cigarette.

C. Brand X is hazardous to health.

ABC is a valid option, where statement C can be concluded from statements A and B.

Question 23

A. MBAs are in great demand.

B. Ram and Sita are in great demand.

C. Ram is in great demand.

D. Sita is in great demand.

E. Ram and Sita are MBAs.

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CAT 1998 Miscellaneous questions

Question 1

Select the pair of sentences that relates logically to the given statement. Either Sita is sick or she is careless.

A. Sita is not sick.

B. Sita is not careless.

C. Sita is sick.

D. Sita is careless.

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Question 2

Select the pair of sentences that relates logically to the given statement. Ram gets a swollen nose whenever he eats hamburgers.

A. Ram gets a swollen nose.

B. Ram does not eat hamburgers.

C. Ram does not get a swollen nose.

D. Ram eats hamburgers.

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Question 3

Select the pair of sentences that relates logically to the given statement. Either the employees have no confidence in the management or they are hostile by nature.

A. They are not hostile by nature.

B. They are hostile by nature.

C. They have confidence in the management.

D. They have no confidence in the management.

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Question 4

Select the pair of sentences that relates logically to the given statement. Whenever Ram reads late into the night, his father beats him.

A. His father does not beat Ram.

B. Ram reads late into the night.

C. Ram reads early in the morning.

D. Ram's father beats him in the morning.

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Question 5

Select the pair of sentences that relates logically to the given statement. All irresponsible parents shout if their children do not cavort.

A. All irresponsible parents do not shout.

B. Children cavort.

C. Children do not cavort.

D. All irresponsible parents shout.

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Question 6

Choose the set in which the third statement is a logical conclusion of the first two.

A. Some Xs are Ps. Some Ps are Ys. Some Xs are Ys.

B. All Sonas are bright. Some bright are crazy. Some Sonas are crazy.

C. No faith is strong. Only strong have biceps. No faith has biceps.

D. All men are weak. Some weak are strong. Some strong are weak.

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Question 7

Choose the set in which the third statement is a logical conclusion of the first two.

A. Some icicles are cycles. All cycles are men. Some icicles are men.

B. All girls are teeth. No teeth is yellow. No girls are yellow.

C. No hand is foot. Some foot are heads. Some hands are heads.

D. Every man has a wife. All wives are devoted. No devoted has a husband.

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Question 8

Choose the set in which the third statement is a logical conclusion of the first two.

A. No sun is not white. All moon is sun. All moon is white.

B. All windows are open. No open space is allocated. All window is closed space.

C. No German can fire. All Americans bombard. Both, Germans and Americans can fight.

D. No X is Z. No Z is Y. No X is Y.

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Question 9

Choose the set in which the third statement is a logical conclusion of the first two.

A. All Ts are square. All squares are rectangular. All Ts are rectangular.

B. Some fat are elongated. Some elongated things are huge. Some fat are huge.

C. Idiots are bumblers. Bumblers fumble. Idiots fumble.

D. Water is good for health. Health foods are rare. Water is rare.

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CAT 1997 Miscellaneous questions

Question 1

Select a pair of sentences that relate logically to the given statement.

When I read a horror story I have a nightmare.

A. I read a story.
B. I did not read a horror story.
C. I did not have a nightmare.
D. I had a nightmare.

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Question 2

Select a pair of sentences that relate logically to the given statement. When I eat berries I get rashes.
A. I ate berries.
B. I did not get rashes.
C. I did not eat berries.
D. I got rashes.

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Question 3

Choose the set in which the third statement logically follows from the first two.
A. No bird is viviparous.
B. All mammals are viviparous.
C. Bats are viviparous.
D. No bat is a bird.
E. No bird is a mammal.
F. All bats are mammals.

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Question 4

Choose the set in which the third statement logically follows from the first two.
A. No mother is a nurse.
B. Some nurses like to work.
C. No woman is a prude.
D. Some prude are nurses.
E. Some nurses are women.
F. All women like to work.

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Question 5

Choose the set in which the third statement logically follows from the first two.
A. Oranges are sweet.
B. All oranges are apples.
C. Some sweet are apples.
D. Some oranges are apples.
E. All sweet are sour.
F. Some apples are sour.

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Question 6

Choose the set in which the third statement logically follows from the first two.
A. Zens are Marutis.
B. Zens are fragile.
C. Marutis are fragile.
D. Opels are fragile.
E. Marutis are Opels.
F. Opels are stable.

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Question 7

Choose the set in which the third statement logically follows from the first two.
A. Dogs sleep in the open.
B. Sheep sleep indoors.
C. Dogs are like sheep.
D. All indoors are sheep.
E. Some dogs are not sheep.
F. Some open are not sheep.

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Question 8

Select a pair of sentences that relate logically to the given statement. Either Sam is ill, or he is drunk.
A. Sam is ill.
B. Sam is not ill.
C. Sam is drunk.
D. Sam is not drunk.

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Question 9

Select a pair of sentences that relate logically to the given statement. Whenever Ram hears of a tragedy, he loses sleep.
A. Ram heard of a tragedy.
B. Ram did not hear of a tragedy.
C. Ram lost sleep.
D. Ram did not lose sleep.

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Question 10

Select a pair of sentences that relate logically to the given statement. Either the train is late, or it has derailed.
A. The train is late.
B. The train is not late.
C. The train is derailed.
D. The train is not derailed.

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CAT 1996 Miscellaneous questions

Instruction for set 1:

Direction for questions:Given below are six statements followed by sets of three. You are to mark the option in which the statements are most logically related.

Question 1

1. Some pins are made of tin
2. All tin is made of copper
3. All copper is used for pins
4. Some tin is copper
5. Some pins are used for tin
6. Some copper is used for tin

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Instruction for set 1:

Direction for questions:Given below are six statements followed by sets of three. You are to mark the option in which the statements are most logically related.

Question 2

1. An ostrich lays eggs
2. All birds lay eggs
3. Some birds can fly
4. An ostrich cannot fly
5. An ostrich is a bird
6. An ostrich cannot swim

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Instruction for set 1:

Direction for questions:Given below are six statements followed by sets of three. You are to mark the option in which the statements are most logically related.

Question 3

1. Some paper is wood
2. All wood is good
3. All that is good is wood
4. All wood is paper
5. All paper is good
6. Some paper is good

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Instruction for set 1:

Direction for questions:Given below are six statements followed by sets of three. You are to mark the option in which the statements are most logically related.

Question 4

1. All bricks are tricks
2. Some tricks are shrieks
3. Some that are shrieks are bricks
4. Some tricks are not bricks
5. All tricks are shrieks
6. No tricks are shrieks

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Instruction for set 1:

Direction for questions:Given below are six statements followed by sets of three. You are to mark the option in which the statements are most logically related.

Question 5

1. Some sand is band
2. All sandal is band
3. All band is sand
4. No sand is sandal
5. No band is sand
6. Some band is sandal

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Instruction for set 1:

Direction for questions:Given below are six statements followed by sets of three. You are to mark the option in which the statements are most logically related.

Question 6

1. No wife is a life
2. All life is strife
3. Some wife is strife
4. All that is wife is life
5. All wife is strife
6. No wife is strife

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Instruction for set 1:

Direction for questions:Given below are six statements followed by sets of three. You are to mark the option in which the statements are most logically related.

Question 7

1. Some crows are flies
2. Some flies are mosquitoes
3. All mosquitoes are flies
4. Some owls are flies
5. All owls are mosquitoes
6. Some mosquitoes are not owls

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Instruction for set 1:

Direction for questions:Given below are six statements followed by sets of three. You are to mark the option in which the statements are most logically related.

Question 8

1. Six is five
2. Five is not four
3. Some five is ten
4. Some six is twelve
5. Some twelve is five
6. Some ten is four

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Instruction for set 1:

Direction for questions:Given below are six statements followed by sets of three. You are to mark the option in which the statements are most logically related.

Question 9

1. Poor girls want to marry rich boys
2. Rich girls want to marry rich boys
3. Poor girls want to marry rich girls
4. Rich boys want to marry rich girls
5. Poor girls want to marry rich girls
6. Rich boys want to marry poor girls

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Instruction for set 2:

Directions: In each of the following questions a pair of capitalised words is followed by four pair of words. You are required to mark as the answer the pair of words which have a relationship between them most similar to the relationship between the capitalised pair.

Question 10

Liquid : Gaseousness

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Instruction for set 2:

Directions: In each of the following questions a pair of capitalised words is followed by four pair of words. You are required to mark as the answer the pair of words which have a relationship between them most similar to the relationship between the capitalised pair.

Question 11

Fission : Fusion

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Instruction for set 2:

Directions: In each of the following questions a pair of capitalised words is followed by four pair of words. You are required to mark as the answer the pair of words which have a relationship between them most similar to the relationship between the capitalised pair.

Question 12

Doubt : Faith

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Instruction for set 2:

Directions: In each of the following questions a pair of capitalised words is followed by four pair of words. You are required to mark as the answer the pair of words which have a relationship between them most similar to the relationship between the capitalised pair.

Question 13

Brick : Building

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Instruction for set 2:

Directions: In each of the following questions a pair of capitalised words is followed by four pair of words. You are required to mark as the answer the pair of words which have a relationship between them most similar to the relationship between the capitalised pair.

Question 14

Dulcet : Raucous

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Instruction for set 2:

Directions: In each of the following questions a pair of capitalised words is followed by four pair of words. You are required to mark as the answer the pair of words which have a relationship between them most similar to the relationship between the capitalised pair.

Question 15

Action : Reaction

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Instruction for set 2:

Directions: In each of the following questions a pair of capitalised words is followed by four pair of words. You are required to mark as the answer the pair of words which have a relationship between them most similar to the relationship between the capitalised pair.

Question 16

Malapropism : Words

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Instruction for set 2:

Directions: In each of the following questions a pair of capitalised words is followed by four pair of words. You are required to mark as the answer the pair of words which have a relationship between them most similar to the relationship between the capitalised pair.

Question 17

Anterior : Posterior

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Instruction for set 3:

Direction: In each of the following questions, a part of a sentence is left blank. Choose from among the four options given below each question, the one which would best fill the blanks.

Question 18

When we call others dogmatic, what we really object to is ___.

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Instruction for set 3:

Direction: In each of the following questions, a part of a sentence is left blank. Choose from among the four options given below each question, the one which would best fill the blanks.

Question 19

I am an entertainer. ___ , I have to keep smiling because in my heart laughter and sorrow have an affinity.

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Instruction for set 3:

Direction: In each of the following questions, a part of a sentence is left blank. Choose from among the four options given below each question, the one which would best fill the blanks.

Question 20

The stock markets ___. The state they are in right now speaks volumes about this fact.

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Instruction for set 3:

Direction: In each of the following questions, a part of a sentence is left blank. Choose from among the four options given below each question, the one which would best fill the blanks.

Question 21

Political power is just as permanent as today's newspaper. Ten years down the line, ___ the most powerful man in any state today.

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Instruction for set 3:

Direction: In each of the following questions, a part of a sentence is left blank. Choose from among the four options given below each question, the one which would best fill the blanks.

Question 22

___ , the more they remain the same.

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Instruction for set 3:

Direction: In each of the following questions, a part of a sentence is left blank. Choose from among the four options given below each question, the one which would best fill the blanks.

Question 23

Although, it has been more than 50 years since Satyajit Ray made Pather Panchali, ___ refuse to go away from the mind.

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CAT 1991 Miscellaneous questions

Question 1

Select the set in which the statements are logically related.
A. No attendants are qualified.
B. Some nurses are qualified.
C. Some nurses are not qualified.
D. All nurses are attendants.
E. All attendants are qualified.
F. Some attendants are qualified.

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Question 2

Select the set in which the statements are logically related.
A. Mary is John's wife.
B. Mary and John danced together.
C. Mary wears John's ring.
D. Husband and wives danced the last waltz.
E. John loves Mary.
F. John danced last with Mary.

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Question 3

Select the set in which the statements are logically related.
A. All roses are fragrant.
B. All roses are majestic.
C. All roses are plants.
D. All plants need air.
E. All roses need air.
F. All plants need water.

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Question 4

Select the set in which the statements are logically related.
A. Laxman is a man.
B. Meera is Laxman's wife.
C. Some women are islands.
D. No man is an island.
E. Meera is not an island.
F. Laxman is not a island.

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Question 5

Select the set in which the statements are logically related.
A. College students are intelligent.
B. Intelligence is a collegian's attribute.
C. Ram's sister is a college student.
D. Ram goes to college.
E. All intelligent persons go to college.
F. Ram is an intelligent person.

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Question 6

Select the set in which the statements are logically related.
A. Smoking causes cancer.
B. All cigarettes are hazardous to health.
C. Smoking doesn't cause cancer sometimes.
D. One brand of cigarettes is cham - cham.
E. Brand X causes cancer.
F. Cham-cham is bad for health.

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Question 7

Select the set in which the statements are logically related.
A. All good bridge players play good chess.
B. Many good chess players are not bridge players.
C. Goren is a good bridge player.
D. Goren plays chess well.
E. Spassky plays chess well.
F. Spassky plays bridge badly.

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Question 8

Select the set in which the statements are logically related.
A. All snakes are reptiles.
B. All reptiles are not snakes.
C. All reptiles are cold blooded.
D. All snakes lay eggs.
E. All reptiles lay eggs.
F. Snakes are cold blooded.

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Question 9

Select the set in which the statements are logically related.
A. All leaves are green.
B. All leaves have chlorophyll.
C. Chlorophyll is green.
D. All plants have leaves.
E. All plants have chlorophyll.
F. Only leaves have chlorophyll.

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Question 10

Select the set in which the statements are logically related.
A. Some men are bald.
B. Bald people are intelligent.
C. Raman is a man.
D. Raman is bald.
E. Raman is intelligent.
F. All men are intelligent.

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Question 11

Select the set in which the statements are logically related.
A. No barbarian is gentleman.
B. Some gentlemen are barbarians.
C. Some gentlemen are rude.
D. No gentlemen are rude.
E. Some barbarians are not rude.
F. All barbarians are rude.

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Question 12

Select the set in which the statements are logically related.
A. Metal is good material for desks.
B. Desks are made of metal.
C. This object is not a desk.
D. This object is a desk.
E. This object is not made of metal.
F. This is made of metal.

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Question 13

Select the set in which the statements are logically related.
A. Mathew and Paul are brothers.
B. Siblings are known to quarrel often.
C. Mathew and Paul don.t quarrel.
D. All those who quarrel are siblings.
E. Paul and Mathew quarrel often.
F. Mathew and Paul cannot be siblings.

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Question 14

Select the set in which the statements are logically related.
A. Painting and music is art.
B. Art is symptom of culture.
C. Culture and art are complementary.
D. Music is a form of art.
E. Painting is a form of art.
F. Music shows culture.

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Question 15

Select the set in which the statements are logically related.
A. Different hues are obtained from primary colours.
B. A rainbow consists of several hues.
C. Blue and red can give different hues.
D. Red is a primary color.
E. Blue can give different hues.
F. Red can give different hues.

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CAT 1990 Miscellaneous questions

Question 1

Choose the pair of words which best expresses the relationship similar to that of SUGAR : TEA

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