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The Review Of Mock MAT Sample Paper

The Review Of Mock MAT Sample Paper

1. Which of the following is incorrect?

A. An incentre is a point where the angle bisectors meet.

B. The median of any side of a triangle bisects the side at right angle.

C. The point at which the three altitudes of a triangle meet is the orthocentre

D. The point at which the three perpendicular bisectors meet is the centre of the circumcircle.

 

2. Vijay invested Rs.50,000 partly at 10% and partly at 15%. His total income after a year was Rs.7000. How much did he invest at the rate of 10%?

A. Rs.41,000

B. Rs.40,000

C. Rs.12,000

D. Rs.20,000

 

3. A team of 8 students goes on an excursion, in two cars, of which one can seat 5 and the other only 4. In how many ways can they travel?

A. 9

B. 26

C. 126

D. 3920

 

4. There are 6 boxes numbered 1, 2,...6. Each box is to be filled up either with a red or a green ball in such a way that at least 1 box contains a green ball and the boxes containing green balls are consecutively numbered. The total number of ways in which this can be done is

A. 5

B. 21

C. 33

D. 60

 

5. A merchant buys two articles for Rs.600. He sells one of them at a profit of 22% and the other at a loss of 8% and makes no profit or loss in the end. What is the selling price of the article that he sold at a loss?

A. Rs. 404.80

B. Rs. 440

C. Rs. 536.80

D. Rs. 160

 

6. Which of the following is the most logical completion of the passage below? Many companies have been pushing for a three-week extension of daylight saving time, which would mean that the sun would continue to set an hour later during the fall months. The owners of a chain of convenience stores, for example, expect to gain $15 million a year in additional sales, mostly from people who tend to______

A. stay away from these stores after dark

B. stay outdoors during the fall months

C. spend more money in the fall

D. spend less money in the fall

 

7. Ecology, like economics, concerns itself with the movement of valuable ____ through a complex network of producers and consumers.

A. nutrients

B. dividends

C. communications

D. artifacts

 

8. LULLABY : BARCAROLE

A. birth : marriage

B. night : morning

C. cradle : gondola

D. song : poem

 

9. Give the antonym for SQUALID

A. fervid

B. florid

C. pristine

D. extraneous

 

10. The increased concentration of salt in the bay, which is the result of recent drought and high temperatures, will cause many fish to die. Shrimp, however, can tolerate high salt levels; the shrimp industry will not, therefore, be hurt by the increased concentration of salt. Which of the following statements, if true, would weaken the argument above?

A. Some fish will migrate to areas that have lower concentrations of salt

B. Lack of rainfall for extended periods of time lowers the water level of bays.

C. The organisms on which young shrimp feed cannot survive in such salty waters.

D. Increased water temperature often causes shrimp to multiply more quickly.

 

11. Although most of the fastest growing jobs in today's economy will require a college degree, many of the new jobs being created-from home health aide to desktop publisher-require knowledge other than that gained from earning a degree. For workers in those jobs, good basic skills in reading, communication, and mathematics play an important role in getting a job and developing a career. From the information given above it can be validly concluded that, in today's economy,

A. skills in reading, communication, and mathematics play an important role in developing a career as a desktop publisher

B. the majority of the new jobs being created require knowledge other than that gained from earning a college degree

C. a job as a home health aide will rely more on communication skills than on basic skills in reading and mathematics

D. if a job is one of the fastest growing jobs, it will require a college degree

 

12. Ever since I arrived at the college last week, I've been shocked by the poor behavior of the students. The student population is completely lacking in proper social skills. Which of the following, if true, would weaken the above conclusion?

A. Students who are away from their parents often exhibit rude behavior.

B. The college numbers over 50,000 students.

C. The narrator is a student and has interacted with many students.

D. Social skills should not be expected of college students.

 

13. The principal evil in today's society is selfishness. Everywhere we see people, who are concerned only with themselves. Personal advancement is the only motivating force in the world today. This does not mean that individuals are not willing to help one another; on the contrary, _________. But, these are only short-term occurrences which ultimately serve our long-term goal of personal gain. To fill in the blank in the above passage, select one of the options from the below mentioned options:

A. we are always trying to undermine others’ endeavors.

B. my uncle Jeremy used to help me with my homework.

C. no one can be trusted, not even close friends.

D. there are many occasions when we graciously offer our assistance.

 

14. A bus has exactly six stops on its route. The bus first stops at stop one and then at stops two, three, four, five, and six respectively. After the bus leaves stop six, the bus turns and returns to stop one and repeats the cycle. The stops are at six building that are, in alphabetical order L, M, N, O, P, and Q. P is the third stop. M is the sixth stop. The stop O is the stop immediately before Q. N is the stop immediately before L. In case N is the fourth stop, which among the following must be the stop immediately before P ?

A. O

B. Q

C. N

D. L

 

15. Five educational films A, B, C, D, & E are to be shown to a group of students. The films are to be shown in a particular order, which conforms to the following conditions: A must be shown earlier than C. B must be shown earlier than D. E should be the fifth film shown. In case C is shown earlier than E, which among the following will hold true ?

A. A is the first film shown.

B. B is the second film shown

C. C is the third film shown.

D. D is the fifth film shown





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18 Nov, 2018, 01:44:59 AM