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-9 (Level-1)
Reading Suggestions: Daily Reads-9 (Level-2)
Vocabulary Basics Practice Test for Today: Vocabulary Basics: Synonym Test-5
Vocabulary Blog for today: That versus Which

Usage Tips:

Phrasal Verb for Today:
Carry
Bog

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 ‘Number System’. Articles, Topic Tests and Level-wise tests are the uploaded in this section. Number system on Wordpandit has a total of 16 Articles, 31 Topic Tests and 30 Level-wise tests. During the course of Month-1, we will be covering the concepts and topic tests for Number System. This way, the complete concepts and tests are covered in 30 days.

Number System Topic Test: Number System: Basics of Factors Test-1
Number System Level-wise Test: Level 1: Test 9
Data Interpretation: DI Level-1: Set 9
Logical Reasoning: LR Level-1: Set 9

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 two types of content: Basic Maths Tests (these would remind you of school and are a check for how well you studied back then) and Puzzles (to help you develop your analytical skills).

Basic Maths:Test-9
Puzzle: Puzzle-9

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 A, Set-17 (Level: Hard)
Letter A, Set-18 (Level: Hard)
Letter A, Set-19 (Level: Hard)

CAT Question a day

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: Act of deceiving somebody in order to make money
(a) Fraud
(b) Burglary
(c) Shoplifter
(d) Stealing

Question-2: A short poem or speech addressed to the spectators after the conclusion of a drama
(a) Foreword
(b) Discussion
(c) Epilogue
(d) Speech

Question-3: Lasting only for a moment
(a) Momentous
(b) Ephemeral
(c) Unimportant
(d) Shallow

Answer and Explanation

Answer 1: (a)

Explanations:

The meanings for the options are:

(a) Fraud: Something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

(b) Burglary: Breaking in

(c) Shoplifter:The illegal act of taking goods from a shop without paying for them

(d) Stealing:Take (another person’s property) without permission or legal right and without intending to return it.

Answer 2: (c)

Explanations:

The meanings for the options are:

(a) Foreword: A short introductory essay preceding the text of a book

(b) Discussion: An extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic

(c) Epilogue: A short speech (often in verse) addressed directly to the audience by an actor at the end of a play

(d) Speech: The act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience

Answer 3: (b)

Explanations:

The meanings for the options are:

(a) Momentous: Of very great significance

(b) Ephemeral: Lasting a very short time

(c) Unimportant: Devoid of importance, meaning, or force

(d) Shallow: Not deep or strong; not affecting one deeply