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-21 (Level-1)
Reading Suggestions: Daily Reads-21 (Level-2)
Vocabulary Basics Practice :Vocabulary Basics: Synonym Test-11
Vocabulary Blog for today: Affect vs. Effect

Usage Tips:

Phrasal Verb: 

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: LCM and HCF Test-3
Number System Level-wise Test: Level 2 Test -9
Data Interpretation: DI Level-1: Set 21
Logical Reasoning:
LR Level-1: Set 21

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-21

Puzzle: Puzzle-21

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:

Flashcard Sets For Today:

Letter C, Set-4(Level:Easy)
Letter C, Set-5(Level:Easy)
Letter C, Set-6(Level:Easy)

Directions: In each of the following, you are provided with a definition. Match the word that fits as closely as possible with this definition.

Question-1: One who walks on ropes.
(a) Funambulist
(b) Upholsterer
(c) Incident
(d) Pilot

Question-2: A person who breaks into a house in order to steal
(a) Preacher
(b) Thug
(c) Prowler
(d) Burglar

Question-3: Tough tissues in joints
(a) Ligament
(b) Endoderm
(c) Muscles
(d) Fibre

Answer and Explanation

Answer 1: (c)

Explanation: The meanings of the answers options are as follows:

(a) Funambulist: An acrobat who performs on a tightrope or slack rope.

(b) Upholsterer: A craftsman who upholsters furniture.

(c) Incident: A single distinct event.

(d)Pilot: Someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight.

Answer 2: (d)

Explanation: The meanings of the answers options are as follows:

(a) Preacher: Someone whose occupation is preaching the gospel.

(b) Thug: An aggressive and violent young criminal.

(c) Prowler: Someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions.

(d) Burglar: A thief who enters a building with intent to steal.

Answer 3: (a)

Explanation: The meanings of the answers options are as follows:

(a) Ligament: A sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs.

(b) Endoderm: The inner germ layer that develops into the lining of the digestive and respiratory systems.

(c) Muscles: One of the contractile organs of the body.

(d) Fibre: Coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis.