CAT 2021 Slot 1 Question Paper and Answer Key – Common Admission Test (CAT) 2021 has started today and it will be conducted in 3 slots in 159 cities. CAT 2021 slot 1 conducted between 8:30AM to 10:30 AM (Morning Session) today on 28 Nov 2021. The CAT 2021 question paper is available now. Candidates can check CAT slot 1 question paper and answer key from this page. Just scroll down to know it all.
CAT 2021 Slot 1 Question Paper and Answer Key
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Candidates can check questions and CAT 2021 answer key from below.
Q.: Find out the range of x for which the expression given below is negative x²+2x-15 / x²-7x-18.
Answer: -5<x<-2 & 3<x<9
Q.: A, B and C can do a piece of work in 12 Days, 15Days and 20 Days Respectively. A works on all days, B works on alternate days starting from the 1st day onwards and C also works on alternate days starting from 2nd Day onwards. How many days A,B and C will take to complete the whole work?
Q. A girl buys a certain number of pens at a cost price of Rs. 8 Each. She hired a person on wages to sell pens. 100 pens are sold at a price of Rs.12 each and rest of the pens at Rs.11, She earns a profit of 300 and if rest of the pens are sold at Rs. 9 she earns a loss of Rs.300. Find the wages of the person she hired.
Answer – Rs. 1000
Q: A Regular hexagon ABCDEF has a side of 2cm. T is the midpoint of CD. Find the length of AT ?
Answer – AT= √13 cm
Q: In a right angle triangle ABC with angle B given as 90°, a circle of radius 4 is inscribed in the triangle. If BC = 10 , then find the area of the triangle ??
Answer – 120 square units
Q: A regular hexagon of side 2 cm has the same area as of an equilateral triangle. Find the length of the side of the Equilateral Triangle ?
Answer – 2√6 cm
Q: for how many integral values of | n-60 | < | n-100 | < | n-20 | ?
Answer – 19
Some of the other questions asked in CAT 2021 Exam are as follows –
- Si/CI – 9318
- 198 Difference 3 digit – 70
- 100x Log question – 99
- Area of triangle, inradius- 120
- Hexagon side, equ triangle – 2 root 6
- Amar, akhbar, Aman work – 32 days
- Hospital A – 35
- Onions average – 18.18%
- Increase percentage of Chocolate Large Box – 127%(somewhere thereabouts)
- Fastest to slowest worker – 11:3
- Two trains – 190
- Work done by a, B, c alternate – 7
- Salary of worker – 1000
- If and only if negative – two ranges (-5,-2)U(3,9)
- F(2021) – 2
- Mangoes -13
- Mod n-20<mod n-60- 19
- Exact 3 solutions R 17
- Set (1,2,3,4,5) 6119
- Hexagon with midpoint root13
CAT 2021 Question Paper for Slot 2, 3
You can check question paper for slot 2 and slot 3 from below.
YouTube Channels for CAT Slot 1 2021 Analysis
These are the following YT channels which are releasing CAT 2021 exam analysis.
- CAT2CET (C2C) Mentors
- Unacademy CAT-analysis
- Ck cetking
- Career Launcher
- Byju’s CAT Preparation
CAT 2021 Exam Pattern
CAT 2021 paper pattern is on the same lines as last year CAT pattern. However, the number of questions is reduced. From CAT 2020 onwards, the candidates from the PWD category now receive a total of 53 minutes and 20 seconds to complete a specific section of CAT 2021, while other candidates will receive 40 minutes. In 2019, the CAT exam was three hours, with 60 minutes allotted for candidates to answer for each section. From last year onwards, the total time duration of CAT will be 2 hours i.e. 120 minutes.
|Medium of CAT Exam||English|
|Exam Mode||Computer Based Test (CBT)|
|Sections in CAT 2021||Section 1: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension|
Section 2 : Data Interpretation and Logic Reasoning
Section 3: Qunatitative ability
|Questions in each||VARC – 24 questions (72Marks) |
DILR – 20questions (60 Marks)
QA – 22 questions (66Marks)
|Total number of question||66 Questions|
|Total Marks||198 Marks|
|Slot-wise Section||Slot 1: 8:30 am – 10:30 pm (Morning Session)|
Slot 2: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm (Afternoon Session)
Slot 3: 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm (Evening Session)
|Marking Scheme||For right answer: +3 marks|
For MCQ questions: -1 mark
For Non-MCQ questions: NO Negative marks
CAT 2021 Expected Cutoff
Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad will release CAT 2021 cut off on its official IIM CAT website after the declaration of the CAT result 2021. The minimum mark required for the examinees to get a call for MBA Selection. The CAT cutoff for IIM is typically up to 99 to 100 percentile for General category students. For the reserved category students who appeared in CAT, the cutoff of CAT 2021 is slightly lower at 97 to 98 percentile. However, In CAT exam, there is no cut off to qualify the test. However each MBA college gives its own cut off. For MBA admission 2022, based on CAT 2021, each MBA has already released its cut off scores. Candidates need to check websites of the MBA colleges they have applied / will apply to know what sectional percentile cut off and overall cut off these colleges have.
The Common Admission Test is a computer based test for admission in a graduate management programs. The test consists of three sections: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Ability.