Practice Questions on Parajumbles – Set 3 for CAT Preparation

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018


Practice Questions on Parajumbles – Set 3 for CAT Preparation

Parajumbles are one of the most important topics of CAT exam. In the following post, we have given 25 questions of Parajumbles for practice.
The five sentences labeled (a,b,c,d,e) given in the Question, when properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph. Each sentence has been labeled with a number. Decide on the proper order for the sentences and key in the correct sequence of five numbers as your answer.

1. A. Prime Minister David Cameron who organized the referendum and campaigned for Britain to stain in the EU, resigned the next month. B. He was replaced by Home Secretary Theresa May as leader of the Conservative party and as Prime Minister, and she retains her position as the PM after the snap election on June 8, 2017. C. The results of the referendum violated expectations and destabilized global markets, resulting in the British Pound to drop to its lowest level against the American Dollar in 30 years. D. The abbreviation for "British exit" is Brexit and it refers to the decision of the UK on June 23, 2016 referendum to leave the EU. E. The majority in Parliament has been lost by the conservatives and hence the mandate for a "hard Brexit," in which Britain leaves the EU 2. A. Every winter or so, I took my 3. A. The Boston Globe was organizing a plan to run synchronized and harmonized editorials denouncing what the daily called a "filthy war against the free press," and many newspapers were participating in the protest. B. More than 350 newspapers are going to publish editorials on Friday rebutting and retaliating Donald Trump 4. A. Like the Grenfell catastrophe, here also, many had warned that many things were wrong, and those tidings were not heeded to, and a sort of debate seems to permeate the atmosphere. B. The collapse of the Morandi road bridge in Genoa will inescapably become that happening for modern Italy. C. The Grenfell Tower fire was not only a human but also a social disaster, a revelation of construction defects and safety system lacking, and a political benchmark whose effects will continue to be felt for years. D. A tragedy can both alarm and also make a modern nation rethink, and this is known by the British people feverishly. E. Many valid and leading questions are starting to be enquired about the bridge 5. A. The committee said Lula could not be stopped as a candidate "until his pleadings have been fructified in fair judicial proceedings" irrespective of the charges, however, grave it may be, leveled against him because he is innocent till proved guilty. B. The Geneva-based committee scans a member state

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6. A. As soon as I thought of picking it up, it was the same old spanner I knew and had an attachment, just as stable, just as eager to work on all those annoying nuts and bolts. B. When I got up, it was just sunrise, pinkish light, and shining shadows and I woke not because of the noise but because something was brushing my head, ever so gently. C. The spanner bounced off the aerofoil joint, concealed itself for a moment in the grass, then suspended beautifully to fly in the air again. D. I took it for a piece of grass floating there but the second time I knew it was a mosquito, slammed wildly and nearly broke my wrist...an old spanner is a substantial chunk of metal to swat full speed, and I woke up fast. E. Then as I gazed, getting up entirely, it fell gently back down to the ground and was still. 7. A. Since August 8, more than 500 people have died, several missing and the state government faces the uphill task of rescuing people who are stranded in far-flung houses in several districts and giving them food and water until the rescue groups get to them. B. The disappearance of the thundering clouds should help the National Disaster Response Force, which has organized 55 teams, strengthen its efforts to reach those who are stuck. C. More than 3,00,000 people have been shifted to over 2000 relief camps as of Saturday, with more needing to be evacuated and a respite in the rains has helped the relief efforts, but as Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan accepted, it will take a high thrust, using a combination of boats and aircraft from the Air Force, the Navy and the Coast Guard and regiments of rescue personnel, to get all the marooned people to safety. D. Distress management groups in other States too should help those working on the ground to deal with Kerala 8. A. China continues to be the titan, and it is an indication to its overall supremacy that having finished at the top of the t able in the last edition, in 2014, at South Korea 9. A. Compromise is the word that best describes Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the ex-Prime Minister and statesman who passed away recently. B. Ever the debater, Vajpayee was equally the oneness-seeker and the kinship-builder who could cross-ideological walls and control political hostilities with a skill set that was a trait of the Nehruvian era. C. A scholar, able parliamentarian and a tactical politician who could pulverize political opponents with his sharp wit, Vajpayee was also the benevolent statesman who was always willing to reach out and make peace with India 10. A. Having pocketed 14 majors and was in the brink of overhauling Jack Nicklaus

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11. A. 12. A. Agricultural countryside near protected forests are crucial habitats for wildlife in some areas and researchers have claimed this to be realistic in Meghalaya with the discovery that forested cultivated regions encourage multiple bird groups that act out different roles- from insect regulators to fruit-eating seed scatterers- in the ecosystem. B. Wildlife Conservation Society-India did a study recently and found out how critical these wooded areas are for birds. C. While many of India 13. A. Electron microscopy pictures showed that thick copper got deposited on usual gold within minutes, while no evident copper was seen on the central portion of the new crystals even after an hour. B. Natural gold has a (face-centered) cubic structure, while the new ones exhibit impaired cubic structure — tetragonal and orthorhombic cells. C. The microcystallites were made by decomposing an organic complex containing gold and other ions under standard conditions and the newly created microcystallites, about 3 micrometers in length had a completely different crystal structure. D. The microcrystal gold has been discovered to be nobler than gold — it does not dissolve in mercury and Aqua regia, and showed the least affinity for copper. E. Researchers from Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bengaluru, have created a new form of gold in the shape of very tiny crystals — microcystallites. 14. A. Asia 15. A. The Lodha Panel insisted on a three-year gap after a three-year term, whereas the Court has now favored two three-year terms before the mandatory break coming in. B. According to the order passed by a three-judge Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, It can be called sane and sensible modifications rather than a meek submission, C. But the former Chief Justice of India, Justice Lodha, feels that the court has shaken the foundation and diluted his advice. D. The most crucial alteration deals with the cooling-off period stipulated for office-bearers before they are allowed to compete for a subsequent term. E. To overhaul cricket administration in India, Justice R.M. Lodha Committee had sent many recommendations to the Supreme Court and two years after accepting the suggestions, the Court has now favored some concessions to those affected by the rigorous rules.

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16. A. The Reserve Bank of India has initiated careful inspection of 200 large accounts to find out the level of stress and provisioning done against them by appropriate banks, as part of its attempts to minimize non-performing assets. B. The RBI is trying to discover whether banks have adhered to sensible norms in respect of these stressed assets, and is also measuring classification, provisioning and debt recast in respect of those loans. C. The central bank carries on each year, regular annual appraisal of the book of the banks after the closure of the financial year and accounts of companies like Videocon, Jindal Steel and Power is scrutinized. D. This exercise has been necessitated because the gross NPAs in the banking system has gone up to about Rs. 10.3 lakh crore compared with Rs. 8 lakh crore last year. E. After carrying out such a rigorous routine, last year, Axis Bank, Bank of India and Yes Bank were held for under-reporting of NPAs. 17. A. Mr. Trump quite frequently uses 18. A. It need not be the reality, but you can express fact there if you would like to and the option to d o either way rests with you entirely and unconditionally. B. But this world, this exercise book, possesses a few qualities you generally do not associate with inanimate pages the book contains. C. You are also free to write fake history, do wrong maths, scribble nonsense, or lies, or to tear the pages or burn it without leaving any trace. D. The world is your exercise-book, the pages on which you do your maths, draw maps, write about Asoka, the Great and even write your own story or the story of your parents. E. The book also is subjective, having its awareness and spiritual dimension, its own emotions, and feelings which is well nigh impossible for someone to understand. 19. A. After a nearly nine-year debt crisis, which contracted the economy by one-fourth and compelled it to apply to hurt austerity measures, Greece exits the final of its three bailouts on August 20. B. On the one side we have Athens eying a return to normalcy and reestablishing its economic sovereignty, and on the other, banks are saddled with large bad loans and Greece 20. A. At the conclusion of the current cotton season, the Cotton Corporation bought 3.6 lakh bales of cotton at Minimum support price (MSP). B. The Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Central Warehousing Corporation to use its facilities for storing cotton. C. According to the Chairman and Managing Director of CCI, the Cotton Corporation would need space in over 600 warehouses situated in different parts of India. D. However, in the next season, because of the steep hike in MSP for cotton, the CCI would be buying massive quantities. E. The Corporation has branches in 350 centers in 11 States and will observe the cotton market in all these places and take remedial action if the situation warrants.

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21 A. The facility in West Bengal has over 41,500 spindles which are the world 22. A. The Chief Election Commissioner eliminated the probability of running elections to the Lok Sabha this December along with elections to the Assemblies of four states. B. To hold simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and the State Assemblies soon is well neigh impossible says the Chief Election Commissioner and this reaction is a realistic evaluation of the gigantic task ahead of the Election Commission. C. It is a daunting task to make available voter-verifiable paper audit trails everywhere - both planning and executing – and to amend the Constitution. D. The numbers are staggering because simultaneous elections will need the use of 24 lakh EVMs and an equal number of VVPAT units. E. There is the essential requirement of a constitutional framework under which the addition or deletion in the term of any Assembly is legally admissible to which the demand for the massive increase in the number of electronic voting machines (EVM) and voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) units make the possibility remote. 23. A. Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his main contestant Prabowo Subianto have jumped into the election fray with their mates for the April 2019 election and is going to be a long drawn out battle. B. Indonesia has the most extensive and incredibly diverse Muslim population, and the challenge is for both the contenders to address the issue of pluralism. C. After Suharto 24. A. Because of DEF thing and is the last sentence. Sentence A will be the fourth in the line. 25. A. "One more move and there will be gore, all right Mister, you come near me, and you die." B. Please, I will be offended--l will die if you do not let me taste your blood...just a little amount, more than a litre I do not relish." C. But I must have a particular small dose of pure blood every day, or I suffer in terrible pain, longer than that without it, and I die! D. He paced a few steps toward me, licking his lips, assuming that Shimoda somehow was my master and he would make me relent. E. I did not opt to be born a bloodthirsty bat, and is sad, and I do not have any friends, but I do not regret any of my past decisions.

Parajumbles – Set 3 Answers:

  1. D, C, A, B, E
  2. E, D, C, B, A
  3. B, A, E, C, D
  4. D, C, B, E, A
  5. C, D, A, B, E
  6. B, D, C, E, A
  7. E, A, C, B, D
  8. C, B, A, E, D
  9. A, B, C, D, E
  10. B, C, A, E, D
  11. A, E, B, D, C
  12. A, C, E, B, D
  13. E, D, C, B, A
  14. B, A, D, E, C
  15. E, B, D, A, C
  16. B, C, A, D, E
  17. C, B, A, E, D
  18. D, C, A, B, E
  19. A, C, E, D, B
  20. B, C, A, D, E
  21. C, B, A,D, E
  22. B, A, E, C, D
  23. A, C, E, B, D
  24. C, D, B, E, A
  25. E, C, B, D, A

 

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