All posts tagged: CAT Reading Comprehension

How to increase your accuracy on RC – 2

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In the previous post, we discussed a strategy to approach RCs and solved an actual passage from CAT 2017 Slot 2. In this post, we will take up a few more passages from the same slot and execute the strategy. 
PASSAGE 2, 531 words

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How to increase your accuracy on RC – 1

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So much of a weight does RC have on the CAT, so many are the difficulties faced by test-takers and so frequent are the queries that I receive about RC, despite the previous post and the Last Mile To CAT sessions, that I thought that it will be best to devote a series of posts to cracking Reading Comprehension. So before we dive in, I suggest that you read the previous post that outlines how […]

CAT 2018: How to increase your accuracy on the Verbal Ability section

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CAT Strat / Verbal Strat

The Verbal Ability section of the CAT has always been one of those things that never fails gets my goat. To me it has never made any sense at all! Why do they want MBA aspirants to read passages by philosophers (and sometimes poets) and then answer questions set by non-philosophers or people who fancy themselves to be philosophers know at least three idioms in which the word “DONKEY” is used correctly and one in which […]

CAT 2016: How to increase your accuracy on the Verbal Ability section

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CAT Strat / Verbal Strat

The Verbal Ability section of the CAT has always been one of those things that never fails gets my goat. To me, it has never made any sense at all! Why do they want MBA aspirants to read passages by philosophers (and sometimes poets) and then answer questions set by non-philosophers or people who fancy themselves as philosophers know at least three idioms in which the word “DONKEY” is used correctly and one in which it […]