# CAT Previous Year Question Papers Free Download With Solutions in PDF

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### CAT Previous Year Question Papers with Answers

**Here we give some questions which are taken from the CAT previous year papers.**

**1.** If a man cycles at 10 km/h, then he arrives at the certain place at 1 pm. If he cycles 15 km/h, he will arrive at the same place at 11 am. At what speed must he cycle to get there at noon?

1) 11 km/h

2) 12 km/h

3) 13 km/h

4) 14 km/h

**Answer: 12 km/h**

**2.** The total number of integer pairs (x,y) satisfying the equation x+y=xy is ____.

1) 0

2) 1

3) 2

4) None of the above

**Answer: 2**

**3.** The reminder, when (15^23 + 23^23) is divided by 19, is:

1) 4

2) 15

3) 0

4) 18

**Answer: 0**

**4.** If the sum of the first 11 terms of an arithmetic progression equals that of the first 19 terms, then what is the sum of the first 30 terms?

1) 0

2) -1

3) 1

4) Not Unique

**Answer: 0**

**5.** Rajeev failed in the examination because none of her answers were _______ to the questions asked.

1) Allusive

2) Revealing

3) Pertinent

4) Referential

**Answer: pertinent**

**6.** The average of five natural numbers is 150. A particular number among the five exceeds another by 100. The rest three numbers lie between these two numbers and they are equal. How many different values can the largest number among the five take?

1) 59

2) 19

3) 21

4) 42

**Answer: 19**

**7.** A contractor agreed to finish a piece of work in 150 days. He employed 75 men and made them work for 8 hours per day. However, after 90 days, he realized that only 2/7^{th} of the work was completed. How many more men would he need to employ to complete the work on time if he intended to make everybody work for 10 hours per day henceforth?

1) 75

2) 100

3) 150

4) 225

**Answer: 150**

**8.** What is the highest possible value of ‘n’ for which 3^{1024} – 1 is divisible by 2^{n}?

1) 13

2) 10

3) 11

4) 12

**Answer: 12**

**9.** A quadrilateral is formed by the lines x = 0, y = 0, x + y = 1 and 6x + y = 3. What is the equation of the diagonal of the quadrilateral that passes through the origin?

1) 3x + 2y = 0

2) 2x − 3y = 0

3) 3x − 2y = 0

4) 2x + 3y = 0

**Answer: 3x − 2y = 0**

**10.** A function f(x) is defined as (x + 1) × f(x + 1) + x × f(x) + (x – 1) × f(x – 1) = 0 for x 2 ≥. If f (1) = 40 and f (6) = 180, find the value of f (14).

1) –80

2) –160

3) –1120

4) Cannot be determined

**Answer: -80**

**11.** Section 304 A of the Indian Penal Code is related to which among the following?

1) Murder

2) Culpable Homicide

3) Death under Negligence

4) None of them

**Answer: Death under Negligence**

**12.** In which of the following states, the Sharavati Project is located?

1) Andhra Pradesh

2) Karnataka

3) Tamil Nadu

4) Madhya Pradesh

**Answer: Karnataka**

**13.** In which of the following states, the Balimela Project is located?

1) West Bengal

2) Bihar

3) Madhya Pradesh

4) Odisha

**Answer: Odisha**

**14.** What does the Olympic Flame symbolize?

1) Zeal to play sports

2) Challenge

3) Continuity

4) Integrity

**Answer: Continuity**

**15.** For which among the following kinds of offenses, COFEPOSA was enacted in 1970s?

1) Terrorism Activities

2) Religious Offenses

3) Economic Offenses

4) International Offenses

**Answer: Economic Offenses**

**16.**** **A school having 270 students provides facilities for playing four games – Cricket, Football, Tennis and Badminton. There are a few students in the school who do not play any of the four games. It is known that for every student in the school who plays at least N games, there are two students who play at least (N – 1) games, for N = 2, 3 and 4. If the number of students who play all the four games is equal to the number of students who play none, then how many students in the school play exactly two of the four games?

1) 30

2) 60

3) 90

4) 120

**Answer: 60**

**17.** The total valley area covered by Damodar Valley Corporation is approximately 24,235 sq. km. In which among the following states this area is spread?

1) Jharkhand only

2) Jharkhand & West Bengal

c) Jharkhand & Bihar

8) Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal

**Answer: Jharkhand & West Bengal**

**18.** Raman ranks sixteenth from the top and forty ninth from the bottom in a class. How many students are there in the class?

1) 64

2) 65

3) 66

4) Cannot be determined

**Answer: 64**

**19.** Three persons A, B and C are standing in a queue. There are five persons between A and B and eight persons between B and C. If there be three persons ahead of C and 21 persons behind A, what could be the minimum number of persons in the queue?

1) 41

2) 40

3) 28

4) 27

**Answer: 28**

**20.** Manoj and Sachin are ranked seventh and eleventh respectively from the top in a class of 31 students. What will be their respective ranks from the bottom in the class?

1) 20th and 24th

2) 24th and 20th

3) 26th and 22nd

4) 25th and 21st

**Answer: 25th and 21st**