Your Prep Dose for the Day

This is a comprehensive daily course run by us (almost on a daily basis), wherein we post study links according to the various sections in the CAT exam. All you have got to do is visit this page regularly, and consume the study links given here. Happy Learning..:)

CAT preparation for Verbal Ability

Verbal Prep: Comprehensive Coverage of All Areas

Preparing for CAT English is not a straight-forward task, and you need expert guidance to help you along the way. What we have done here is listed resources from all areas that form the core of the CAT English section and provided resources for those. The focus topics for the first month are Vocabulary, Reading, Basic Grammar and Usage. We have divided resources on our Wordpandit Learning Network in these categories and provided you the links here:

Reading Suggestions: Daily Reads-13 (Level-1)
Reading Suggestions: Daily Reads-13 (Level-2)
Vocabulary Basics Practice Test for Today:Vocabulary Basics: Synonym Test-7
Vocabulary Blog for today:Advice Vs Advise

Usage Tips:

Phrasal Verb for Today:
Dip
Bounce

CAT preparation for QA, LR and DI

Quant Target Topic for the Month: Number System

Since this is the first month of the prep-plan, the focus this month has to be on basics. The first month revolves around ‘Numbers and Number System’. Targeted Topic Tests and Level-wise tests are the uploaded in this section. Overall, we have cover a total of 31 Topic Tests and 30 Level-wise tests for Number System during first 30 days.

Number System Topic Test: Number System: Decimals and Fractions Test-1
Number System Level-wise Test: Level 2 Test -1
Data Interpretation: DI Level-1: Set 13
Logical Reasoning: LR Level-1: Set 13

Basic Maths:

Since this is the first month of the Prep-plan, it makes sense to focus on Basic Maths Skills. For this, we feature Basic Maths Tests (these would remind you of school and are a check for how well you studied back then).

Basic Maths:Test-13
Puzzle: Puzzle-13

CAT preparation for Vocabulary

Vocabulary Builder for CAT

Wordpandit has a range of Vocabulary resources, and it can get a little confusing at times for you to decide which area you need to begin with. We have that covered for you with this section. You get your daily vocabulary dose, in the form of word-poster list and flashcards sets listed here for you. All you need is to learn these words on a daily basis, and you are surely going to no issue with CAT vocabulary.

5 words for today:

CDS- wordpandit

Flashcard Sets For Today:

Letter B, Set-2 (Level: Medium)
Letter B, Set-3 (Level: Medium)
Letter B, Set-4 (Level: Medium)

CAT Question a day

Directions: A part of the given sentence is underlined. Select the answer choice which is the best version of the underlined part. Option A is unchanged. Select the version which is most effectively expressed – clear and unambiguous as well as correct grammar.

To educationalists, monitoring literacy rates present a multifaceted set of challenges, especially in nations that lack the bureaucratic set-up necessary for maintaining records for every district in the country.
A. To educationalists, monitoring literacy rates present a multifaceted set of challenges, especially in nations that lack the bureaucratic set-up necessary for maintaining records for every district in the country.
B. In nations lacking the bureaucratic set-up for maintaining records of each and every district in the country, the monitoring of literacy rates present a multifaceted set of challenges to educationalists.
C. Monitoring literacy rates presents a multifaceted set of challenges to educationalists, especially in nations that lacks the bureaucratic set-up necessary for maintaining records for every district in the country.
D. Presenting a multifaceted set of challenges to educationalists, monitoring literacy rates especially in nations lacking the bureaucratic set-up necessary for maintaining records for every district in the country.
E. The monitoring of literacy rates presents a multifaceted set of challenges to educationalists in nations that lack the bureaucratic set-up necessary for maintaining records for every district in the country.

Answer and Explanation

Answer: (E)

Explanation:

Option A commits the mistake of using the plural verb ‘present’ for the singular subject ‘monitoring’. Option B also commits this mistake. Also, both options A and B are too convoluted in their sentence structure.

Option C commits the mistake of using the singular verb ‘lacks’ for the plural subject ‘nations’.

Option D is illogical in nature.

Option E rectifies all of these mistakes.