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# CMAT Entrance 2013

### Verbal Ability

Direction: Each capitalized word is followed by a set of options. Select the one that is closest in meaning to the word.

1. STAMINA

Vigor

Vogorous

Hesitation

Incentive

2.PANOROMA

Ancient Greece

Program

Temple

3. DISDAIN

Hate

Hatred

Courage

Memory

4. INDEED

Surprising

Mainly

Actually

5. Bound

Tired

Fastened

Protected

Certain

Direction: Each capitalized word is followed by a set of options. Select the one that is opposite or nearly opposite in meaning to the word.

6. PERPETUAL

Permanent

Irritant

Imprudent

Transient

7. ARTICULATE

Loud

Vocal

Silent

Casual

8. VINDICTIVE

Vile

Revengeful

Forgiving

9. OVATION

Acclaim

Revelation

Mockery

Reception

10. Customary

Routine

Favorite

Unusual

Cute

Direction: Each of the following sentences has a blank space. Complete the sentence with the appropriate choice from among the options that follow.

11. It is too difficult......

problem for me

problem to me

a problem for me

the problem to me

12. I am sure the clerk is preparing .......

arrear bill

the arrear bill

arrears bill

the arears bill

13. If I.......... would have helped you.

was him

was he

were he

were him

14. I.......... for the insult.

avenged

avenged myself

revenged

revenged myself

15. I enjoyed .............. the holidays.

during

myself during

myself of

myself by

Direction: In the questions given below out of four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given sentence.

16. That which cannot be corrected.

Unintelligible

Indelible

legible

Incorrigible

17. The study of ancient societies.

Archaeology

Anthropology

History

Ethnology

18. A person who insists on something.

Disciplinarian

Strickler

Instantaneous

Boaster

19. State in which the few govern the many.

Plutocracy

Autocracy

Plurocracy

Oligarchy

20. Parts of a country behing the coast or ariver’s banks.

Archipelago

Hinterland

Swamps

Isthumus

Direction: In the questions given below out of four alternatives, choose the one which can be Substituted for the given Sentence

Harold a professional man who had worked in an office for many years had a fearful dream. In it, he found himself in a land where small slug-like animals with slimy tentacles lived on people’s bodies. The people tolerated the loathsome creatures because after many years they grew into elephants which then became the nation’s system of transport, carrying everyone wherever he wanted to go. Harold suddenly realized that he himself was covered with these things, and he woke up screaming. In a vivid sequence of pictures this dream dramatized for Harold what he had never been able to put in to words; he saw himself as letting society feed on his body in his early years so that it would carry him when he retired. He later threw off the “security bug” and took up freelance work.

21. In his dream Harold found the loathsome creatures.

In his village

In his own house

In a different land

In his office

22. Which one of the following phrases best helps to bring out the precise meaning of ‘loathsome creatures’?

Security bug and slimy tentacles

Fearful dream and slug-like animals

Slimy tentacles and slug-like animals

Slug-like animals and security bug

23. The statement that ‘he later threw off the security bug’ means that

Harold succeeded in overcoming the need for security

Harold stopped giving much importance to drams

Harold started tolerating social victimization

Harold killed all the bugs troubled him

24. Harold’s dream was fearful because

it was full of vivid pictures of snakes

it brought him face to face with reality

he saw huge elephant in it

in it he saw slimy creatures feeding on people’s bodies

25. Harold suddenly woke up

Laughing

Crying

Screaming

Weeping

### Quantative Analysis

26. A consumer group surveyed the prices for a certain item in five different stores, and reported the average price as $15. We visited four of the five stores, and found the prices to be$10, $15,$15 and $25. Assuming that the consumer group is correct, what is price of the item at the store that we did not visit?$10

$15$20

$25 27. During a semester, a student received scores of 76, 80, 83, 71, 80 and 78 on six tests. What is the student’s average score for these six tests? 76 77 78 79 28. Ms. Gutierrez needs to order rope of her gym class of 32 students. Each student will receive a piece of rope that 5 feet 8 inches long. What is the total length of rope Ms.Gutierrez needs to order for her class? 106 feet 154 feet 8 inches 160 feet 8 inches 184 feet 29. If the number of people classified as unemployed is 20,000 and the number of people classified as employed is 230,000, what is the unemployment rate? 8% 8.7% 9.2% 11.5% 30. In a recent survey, 80% of the community favoured building a police substation in their neighbourhood. If 15 citizens are chosen, what is the mean number favoring the substation? 12 15 8 10 31. Which of the following represents numbers greater than -3 but less than 6? {x:-3 > x > 6} {x: -3 ≥ x ≥ 6} {x:-3 <x < 6} {x:-3 ≤ x ≤ 6} 32. A man’s regular pay is$3 per hour up to 40 hours. Overtime is twice the payment for regular time. If he was paid $168, how many hours overtime did he work? 8 16 28 48 33. In a garden, there are 10 rows and 12 column of mango tree. The distance between the two trees in 2 meters and a distance of one meter is left from all sides of the boundary of the garden. The length of the garden is: 20 m 22m 24m 26m 34. Profits in the partnership of Bikram, Bishnu and Binita are shared in the ratio 1: 2: 3. If Bikram’s share of the profits is Rs. 300, What is Binita’s share? Rs. 150 Rs. 450 Rs. 600 Rs. 900 35. The difference between simple and compound interests compounded annually on a certain sum of money for 2 years at 4% per annum is Re. 1. The sum (in Rs. ) is: 625 630 640 650 36. A contractor employs 20 male, 15 female and 5 children in his factory. Male wages are Rs 10 per day, female Rs 8 per day, and children Rs 3 per day. The weighted x of wages paid per day will be: 3.86 8.37 9.21 10.63 37. In a class of 50 students, 18 take music, 26 take art and 2 take both art and music. How many students in the class are not enrolled in either music or art? 6 8 10 12 38. Due to drop of 30% in price of mobile sets of a shop there was an increase in sales by 20%. What is the effect on the mobile shop. 16% fall 15% fall 12% fall 10% fall 39. What are the factor of the equation y2 = 64 ? (y + 8) {8} (y + 8)(y - 8) {-8,8} 40. What is the solution set of $\frac{x+2}{x+2}=\frac{-3}{x}$ {-2, 3} {-1,6} {-3/2,-1/2 {-6,1} 41. The length of a rectangular window is 5 feet more than its width. The area fo the window is 36 square feet. Which equation could be used to find the dimensions of the window? w(w+5) = 36 w + w + 5 = 36 w(w-5) = 36 2w ÷ 10 = 36 42. Find the slope of the line that passes through the points (-1, —1) and (2,2) 0.25 0.50 1 1.5 43. Peter wants to get$200,000 for his house. An agent charge 30% of the selling price for selling the house for Peter. What should be the selling price?

$250,000$200,000

$150,000$50,000

44. It took Malcom 3.5 hours to drive from city A to city B. On his way back to city A, he increased his speed by 20 km per hour and it took him 3 hours. Find the average speed for the whole journey.

120.0 km/hr

129.2 km/hr

125 km/hr

139 km/hr

45. What is the nth term in the arithmetic series below
3, 7, 11, 15, 19

4n

34 + n

2n + 1

4n - 1

46. The total of the ages of Amar, Akbar and Anthony is 80 years. What was the total of their ages three years ago?

71 years

72 years

74 years

75 years

47. Mr. Thakali invested an amount of 13,900 divided in two different schemes A and B at the simple interest rate of 14% p.a. and 11% p.a. respectively. If the total amount of simple interest earned in 2 years be 3508, what was the amount invested in Scheme B?

6400

6500

7200

7500

48. Two bus tickets from city A to B and three from city A to C cost Rs. 77 but three tickets from city A to B and two Ticket from city A to C cost Rs. 73. What are the fares for cities B and C from A?

Rs 4, Rs 23

Rs 13, Rs 17

Rs 15, Rs 14

Rs 17, Rs 13

49. How much time will it take for an amount of 450 to yield 81 as interest at 4.5% per annum of simple interest?

3.5 years

4 years

4.5 years

5 years.

50. Out of 7 consonants and 4 vowels, how many words of 3 consonants and 2 vowels can be formed?

25200

210

21400

1050

### Logical Reasoning

Direction: Read each definition and all four choices carefully, and find the answer that provides the best example of the given definition.

51. It is appropriate to compensate someone if you have damaged his or her property in some way. This is called Restitution. Which situation below is the best example of Restitution?

Jake borrows Leslie’s camera and the lens shatters when it falls on the ground because he fails to zipper the case. When Jake returns the camera, he tells Leslie that he will pay for the repair.

Rebecca borrows her neighbor’s car, and when she returns it, the gas tank is practically empty. She apologizes profusely and tells her neighbor she will be more considerate the next time.

Aaron asks Tom to check in on his apartment while he is out of town. When Tom arrives, he discovers that a pipe has burst and there is a considerable amount of water damage. He calls a plumber to repair the pipe.

Lisa suspects that the pothole in her company’s parking lot caused her flat tire. She tells her boss that she thinks the company should pay for the repair.

52. Reentry occurs when a person leaves his or her social system for a period of time and the returns. Which situation below best describes Reentry?

When he is offered a better paying position, Yadav leaves the restaurant he manages to manage a new restaurant on the other side of town.

Sita is spending her junior year of college studying abroad in France.

Arjun is readjusting to civilian life after two years of overseas military service.

After several miserable months, Seema decides that she can no longer share an apartment with her roommate Hilary.

53. Embellishing the Truth occurs when a person adds fictitious details or exaggerates facts or true stories. Which situation below is the best example of Embellishing the Truth?

Lisa goes to the theater, and the next day, she tell her coworkers she thought the play was excellent.

The realtor describes the house, which is eleven blocks away from the ocean, as prime water front property.

During the job interview, Mohan, who has been teaching elementary school for ten years, describes himself as a very experienced teacher.

The basketball coach says it is likely that only the most talented players will get a college scholarship.

54. Establishing a power of Attornery occurs when a legal document is created that gives one individual the authority to act for another. Which situation below is the best example of Establishing a power of Attorney?

Lila is selling her house and she hires a lawyer to review the contract.

Suman’s mother can no longer get to the blank to cash her checks and make deposits, so she has taken legal steps to enable suman to do things for her.

Hari’s father is elderly and Hari thinks he is no longer able to make decisions for himself.

At her daughter’s urging, Mrs. Kavita opens up a retirement account with the local bank.

Direction: Each problem consists of three statements. Base on the first two statements, the third statement may be true, false, or uncertain.

55. The kingston Mall has more stores than the Galleria. The Four Corners Mall has fewer stores than the galleria. The Kingston Mall has more stores than the Four Corners Mall If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

True

False

Uncertain

56. All the tulips in the Badri garden are white
All the tulips in the badri garden are yellow
All the tulip in badri garden are either white or yellow.
If the two statement are true, the third statement is

True

False

Uncertain

57. During the past year, Ram saw more movies than Hari.Hari saw fever movies than Sita.Sita was more movies than Ram.If the first two statements are true, the third statements is

True

False

Uncertain

58. Rover weighs less than Fido. Rover weighs more than Boomer of the three dogs, Boomer weighs the least. If the first two statements are true, the third statement is:

True

False

Uncertain

59. All the offices on the 9® floor have wall-to-wall carpeting. No wall-to-wall carpeting is pink. None of the offices on the 9% floor has pink wall-to-wall carpeting. If the two statements are true, the third statement is:

True

False

Uncertain

Direction: Select logically the best answer for the following questions.

60. “Empty vessel makes much noise” is logically similar to

Live and let live

Wise people are respected

Fools generally praise themselves

Cowards die may times before their death

61. “Making hay while the sun shines” is logically similar to:

Sleep when you are tired

Jump when you are dancing

Take the flood at its ride

62. “He will not tolerate insult because he is self-respecting” is logically similar to

He is unhappy as he failed

This is trivial, so a fastidious person will not accept it

He can buy the costlier thing because he is a rich man.

He has compassion for all because he is conscientious.

63. “Do not take sugar because you have diabetes” is logically similar to

Do not play as you are hurt

Do not sing as you have hoarse throat

Do not read as you have weak sight

Do not speak as you are not asked to speak.

64. “Read in order to increase your knowledge” is logically similar to

For building body, take exercise

For making profit, do not cheat on others

Pay only when you have

Direction: Find the odd-one out.

65.

Here

There

Now

Nowhere

66.

Lalitpur

Amman

kabul

67.

Cricket

Rugby

Baseball

Carrom

68.

24

44

60

66

69.

Look

View

Watch

Hear

70.

Home

Igloo

Building

Hut

71. If GIRL is code as IGLR, what should be the code of BABY?

BBAY

ABBY

YBBA

ABYB

72. If LION is code as ONLI, what should be the code of FEET?

ETFE

TEEF

TEFE

EEFT

73. If COROW is coded as RWCO, what should be the code of WORK?

OKWR

KROW

ROWK

WKRO

Direction: Question 74 and 75 are based on the following figures. There are eight squares among which the left four squares are the problem figures and the right four squares are the solution figures. The correct answer is the solution figure following the same relationship in the problem figures.

74.

### General Knowledge

75.

76. XETRADAX stock exchange belongs to

Switzerland

Germany

France

South Africa

77. The agreement on WTO was signed at Marracus on

1993

1994

1995

2005

78. The Doha round of negotiations started on

1996

1999

2001

2008

79. The latest A class bank to issure IPO in Nepal is

Civil Bank

Century Bank

Commerz and Trust Bank

Mega Bank

80. Bill Gates established Microsoft in association with

Steve Jobs

Paul Allen

Mark Zuckerberg

Stanislav Kochar

81. The Eurozone crisis is related to

Currency crisis

Financial and economic crisis

Crisis resulting from continued appreciation of US dollar

Sovereign debt

82. SAARC consist of.........members.

7

8

10

12

83. Who has won the most majors so far in the gare of golf?

Tiger Woods

Jack Palmer

Sergio Garcia

Jack Nickolaus

84. Who has own the largest number of grand slam tennis tournaments?

Roger Federer

Jimmy Connors

Pete Sampras

85. The banking software made my Mercantile Corporation of Nepal is known as

Lhotse

Cho Oyu

Everest

Pumori

86. Who won the wimbledon Tennis is 2013?

Novak Dokovich

Roger Federer

David Ferrer

Andy Murray

87. Deming Management is related to

Quality circles

Quality control

Inputs management

Total Quality management

88. The oil crisis first started in the world as an aftermath of Yom Kippur War with more than four folds increase in the crude price of oil by OPEC in,

1967

1973

1982

1997

89. The famous management guru, Igor Ansoff, by training is a

Physicist

Mathematician

Astronomer

Economist

90. The largest ever passenger aircraft manufactured so far is

Boing 747

Boing 747-700

C-130

Airbus 380

91. The achievement theory of motivation is theorized by

Frederick Herzberg

Vector Broom

Renisis Likert

Daivd McClleland

92. Detailed study and development of tools and techniques on motion study was made by

F.W.Taylor

Frank and Lilian Gilbreth

Henri Fayol

Elton Mayo and the Veam

93. The welfare dimension in economics was introduced by

Karl Marx

Alfred Marshal

Robert Owen

94. Herbert Simon got the noble prize on economics for working on the theory of

Decision Making

Participatory Management

Dividend Theory

Portfolio Theory

95. The most widely used currency in the south American continent is

Dollar

Frank

Mark

Peso

96. The famous Nepali novel “Palpasa Cafe” was written by

Narayan Wagel

97. The lake at the highest altitude in Nepal is

Tilicho Lake

Damodar Kunda

Gosain Kunda

Bhairav Kunda

98. The first person to climb all peaks above 8,000 meter is

Reinhold Messner

Babu Chhiri Sherpa

U Jong Ti

Edmund Hillary

99. The longest Nepali river is

Karnali

Koshi

Arun

Trishuli

100. “Kotparav”, the massacre through which Jung Bahadur snatched power took place in

1989

1903

1911

1938

I there is