Test Analysis, & Strategy 2021 Bull CAT 22

Overall Brief

On the whole the level of the test was moderate to tough. The test containedmany moderate anddifficult questions and hence the important factor was selection of right questions. Quant section in this paper was comparatively difficult than the reasoning section. Verbal section was moderate as regards level of difficulty. The key to getting a good percentile was time management and selection of questions.

Live Lecture
DI & Reasoning
Easy Questions:
27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 35, 36, 37, 38

The level of this sectionwaseasy to moderate.Overall, there were 10easy, 5 moderate and 9 difficult questions.There wasone set on Multiple Graphs which hadall 6easy questions.In this paper it is important to attempt easy and moderate questions first and leave the tough questions.

The set analytical reasoning (Persons living on floors of 2 Buildings) had 3 moderate and 1 difficult question. The Data Reasoning set (Persons & Lockers) was difficult set and should have been avoided. the data set on Line Diagram (Electronic Items) had 2 moderate and 2 difficult questions. The set on AR Venn Diagram (Boards and Teachers) had 2 easy and 2 difficult questions.

The overall feel of the section waseasy to moderate.One could have scored 90+ percentile by attempting around 12 -13 questions with 90 % accuracy.

Quantitative Ability
Easy Questions:
53, 60, 64, 66, 76

The level of Quantitative section was moderate to tough. This section had 5 easy, 13 medium and 8 difficult questions. In this paper there were 5 questions from Geometryin which 2 were moderate,2 were difficult and 1 was easy,6 from Numbers in which 5 were moderate and 1 was difficult, 3 questions from Algebra in which1wasmediumand other 2 were difficult,3 questions from Permutation, Combination & Probability out of which 2 were moderate and 1 was difficult. There were 2 questions from Logs out of which 1 was medium and 1 was difficult. There were1question each from Time Speed Distance, Time and work, Profit and Loss, Boats & Stream, Ratio Partnership, Functions & Inequalities and SI CI out of which Boats question was difficult and Ratio Partnership question and SI CI question were moderate. All other topics had relatively, an easy question.

The difficulty level of this section was moderate to tough.A good student could have scored 90+ percentile by attempting 11-12questions with approx. 90% accuracy

Verbal Ability
Easy Questions:
2-6, 9, 12-14, 16, 19, 20

The first passage (1-5) was based on ‘analysis of different theories on human evolution. The passage was easy to understand and questions based on it were also easy except Q1. which was moderate. The second passage (6-10) was based on ‘analysis of role and impact of luck’. The passage was an interesting read as it was based on mundane experiences of ordinary mortals. The questions based on it were a mixed bag. All the questions based on it were easy except questions (8 &10), which were moderate. The third passage (11-14) was based on ‘role of a male hormone on behavior and related aspects. The passage was a little tricky to understand but the questions based on it were easy except Q11, which was moderate. The fourth passage was based on ‘perceptions regarding conventional culinary and impact of changes made in it over a period of time’. Again, the passage was a little tricky and questions based on it were moderate except Q16, which was easy. The questions (19,20, &26) were based on finding the summary of the given paragraph. All the questions were easy except Q26, which was moderate. The questions (21-23) were based on sentence rearrangement and were difficult. The questions (24-25) were based on finding the misfit out of the given sentences. The questions were difficult and moderate respectively. The overall feel of the section was moderate and one could have scored 90+%ile by attempting 18-20 questions with 80% accuracy.

MBA Flagship
Strategy & Tips

The overall feel of the paper was moderate to tough, though for the students who knew how to manage the time available to the best i.e., not wasting much time in lengthy and difficult questions, could easily manage an overall good attempt. AR and DI were comparatively easy in this paper. In quant, most of the questions were from Arithmetic, Algebra, Number system and Geometry. For verbal section, one should have good reading skills as there were 4 RC’s and also a few questions based on paragraph summary. One must focus on contextual vocabulary as well to understand and score well in RC passages. Knowledge of critical reasoning fundamentals is also required to score well in RCs. Moreover, questions like sentence rearrangement and misfit require analysis and knowledge of tricks to answer the questions.

 
 
Rate Us
Views:3347