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Solved CAT Question Paper 2008: Bell the CAT in 2016

CAT 2016 will be conducted on December 04, 2016. Download CAT 2008 for practicing and analyzing the questions asked in this prestigious exam.

May 7, 2012 08:55 IST

CAT 2011 was held on October 22, 2011 which is like 2 months in advance if we compare with the entrance exam date of CAT 2016. So, here we are providing our CAT 2016 aspirants “Solved CAT Question Paper 2008”, to Bell the CAT in 2016. Download CAT 2008 solved Question Paper for practicing and analyzing the questions that are asked in this prestigious exam.

It should be noted that earlier there were four sections of the CAT exam, i.e. Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning. A total of 90 questions were asked in the exam comprising of the bifurcation mentioned here (DI LR - 25, QA - 25, VA – 40). Over 2.70 lakh aspirants took the exam to grab a seat the IIMs.

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1. A shop stores x kg of rice. The first customer buys half this amount plus half a kg of rice. The second customer buys half the remaining amount plus half a kg of rice. Then the third customer also buys half the remaining amount plus half a kg of rice. Thereafter, no rice is left in the shop. Which of the following best describes the value of x?

(1) 2 ≤ x ≤ 6 
(2) 5 ≤ x ≤ 8 
(3) 9 ≤ x ≤ 12 
(4) 11≤ x ≤ 14 
(5) 13 ≤ x ≤ 18

Directions for Questions 2 and 3:

Let f(x) = ax2 + bx + c, where a, b and c are certain constants and a ≠ 0. It is known that f (5) = −3f (2) and that 3 is a root of f(x) = 0.

2. What is the other root of f(x) = 0?

(1) −7 
(2) − 4 
(3) 2 
(4) 6 
(5) cannot be determined

3. What is the value of a + b + c?

(1) 9 
(2) 14 
(3) 13 
(4) 37 
(5) cannot be determined

4. The number of common terms in the two sequences 17, 21, 25, … , 417 and 16, 21, 26, … , 466 is

(1) 78 
(2) 19 
(3) 20 
(4) 77 
(5) 22

5. Neelam rides her bicycle from her house at A to her office at B, taking the shortest path. Then the number of possible shortest paths that she can choose is

(1) 60 
(2) 75 
(3) 45 
(4) 90 
(5) 72

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