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Solved CAT 2001 Question Paper: Verbal Ability

Aug 1, 2018 14:26 IST
    Solved CAT 2001 Question Paper Verbal Ability
    Solved CAT 2001 Question Paper Verbal Ability

    Common Admission test is conducted by IIMs every year and over 3 lakhs aspirants sit for it. It is the most sought after entrance examination for MBA Admissions. Find here the Solved Verbal Ability from CAT 2001 paper. CAT 2001 had 3 sections in it namely Data Interpretation & Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude & Logical Reasoning and Verbal Ability. There were 50 questions in the Verbal Ability section. It had 5 Reading Comprehension passages in it, there were questions based on usage of words, vocabulary based questions and sentence arrangement. 

    Directions for question 16 to 20:
    For each of the words below, a contextual usage is provided. Pick the word from the alternatives, given that is most inappropriate in the given context.

    16. Specious: A specious argument is not simply a false one but one that has the ring of truth.
    1) Deceitful
    2) Fallacious
    3) Credible
    4) Deceptive

    Answer: 3

    17. Obviate: The new mass transit system may obviate the need for the use of personal cars.
    1) Prevent
    2) Forestall
    3) Preclude
    4) Bolster

    Answer: 4

    18. Disuse: Some words fall into disuse as technology makes objects obsolete.
    1) Prevalent
    2) Discarded
    3) Obliterated
    4) Unfashionbale

    Answer: 1

    19. Parsimonious: The evidence was constructed from very parsimonious scraps of information.
    1) Frugal
    2) Penurious
    3) Thrifty
    4) Altruistic

    Answer: 4

    20. Facetious: When I suggested that war is a method of controlling population, my father remarked that I was being facetious.
    1) Jovian
    2) Jovial
    3) Jocular
    4) Joking

    Answer: 1

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