CAT 2019 – Analysis

CAT Exam Summary

CAT 2019 Slot 1 Analysis

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

Overall: Moderate to Difficult
Reading Comprehension – 24 Questions
RC 1 – Arabian Nights
RC 2 – Science and Technology
RC 3 – Consumer Retail
RC 4 – Topophilia
RC 5 – penguin
Odd One Out – 3 Questions (TITA)
Parajumbles – 4 Questions (TITA)
Paragraph Summary – 3 Questions (TITA)

Reading Comprehensions Summary
P1: Aladdin – Arabian Nights
P2: Science and Technology Based
P3: Consumer Retail – Quality of Products
P4: Idea of Folks
P5: Topophilia

Most Questions were Inference Based
Few Direct Factual Questions – Who was the Author ?
Few Critical Reasoning Based Questions
Good Vocabulary would be a Boon for Aspirants
Ideal Attempt: 25 to 28 Question

 

LRDI

Overall: Easy to Moderate
Reasoning: 5 Sets Total
Spider Set very Easy
Chocolate and Candies set also Doable
Multiplication A/B/C/D Set Moderate
Data Interpretation: 2 sets were lengthy Calculation Intensive
1 Logical Reasoning plus Data Interpretation Combined
Ideal Attempt: 16 to 20 Question

Quants

Overall: Easy to Moderate
Geometry – 6 to 7 questions
Arithmetic – 11 to 13 questions
Algebra – 6 to 7 questions
Modern Maths – 8 Questions
Number System – 1 Question
Ideal Attempt: 22 to 25 Question

CAT 2019 Slot 2 Analysis

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

Overall: Moderate to Difficult
5 Reading Comprehension Questions Inference Based
Parajumbles – 4 Questions (TITA)  Moderate
Paragraph Summary – 3 Questions Moderate
Odd One Out – 3 Questions Moderate

Reading Comprehensions Summary

P1: British Colonization in India
P2: Language mitigating Cultural Barriers
P3: Philosophical
P4: google Archelogcial
P5: Cleaniless City

Most Questions were Inference Based
Many Critical Reasoning Based Questions
Reading Comprehension Had Poetic Language and Tough to Comprehend passages

Verbal Ability Summary
Parajumbles 4 Sets – doable
Odd One Out 3 Questions TITA
Soil Erosion Question similar to Verbal Wednesday Practice Q
Para Summary 3 Questions
Ability to convey expressions/ language questions

Thougher than Slot 1
Ideal Attempt: 23 to 26 Question

 

LRDI

Overall: Difficult
Reasoning:
Games Based Question – Tough
Data Interpretation

  • Triangular Graph – Produce, Clothing with Revenue and Cost% Tough
  • 2 DI Sets were Easy
  • 2 DI Sets were Moderate ( Sudoku Based Question / 3 Doctors Clinic Based Question)

Ideal Attempt: 15 to 18 Question

Quants

Overall: Easy to Moderate
Geometry – 4 to 5 questions
Arithmetic – 12 to 15 questions
Number system – 1 to 2 questions
Functions and graphs – 2 to 3 questions
Progressions – 2 to 3 questions
Algebra – 2 to 3 Questions
No Permutation and Combination Question

Ideal Attempt: 22 to 25 Question

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