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Re: MAT Entrance Exam Question Paper

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Direction (Q. Nos. 1-10): Study the situation given below to answer these questions.
Although he was born in a little village near the coast and had gone to school in the nearest seaside town. Mr. Smith was
not a lover of the sea; even when walking along the sands, he was always afraid of being cut off by the tide. He was not
a very good swimmer, so perhaps this accounts for it.
After working for some years in London he was transferred to a coast resort, and of course, the family outings were often
made to the beach. One day his children pleaded to go out into the bay in a boat. The sun shone brightly, there was little
wind and the water was calm. So Mr. Smith hired a boat and with his two children rowed out into the bay. Of course they
were tempted to go farther than they had intended, past the protecting cliffs and out to the open sea. At first all went well,
but when they decided to turn back they encountered difficulties. A strong breeze had sprung up and the currents here
were rather treacherous.
Mr. Smith rowed hard, but it seemed they were making little progress. The children, were waving to attract the attention
of the people on the beach. Just then a motor boat appeared from the direction of the bay. Their plight had been noticed
and the boat had come to their rescue.
A line was soon attached and they were towed back round the cliff to the shore. Mr. Smith’s dislike of the sea was not
diminished by this experience.
1. Mr. Smith was nervous of walking along the sands because
(a) he had no love for the sea
(b) there the sea was infested with deadly monsters
(c) he feared that the tide may cut him off from the land
(d) the sea was too deep even near the coast
2. What accounted for his dislike of the sea?
(a) He was not a good swimmer, he feared that he might get drowned in the sea
(b) The protruding cliffs made navigation dangerous
(c) He was accustomed to comfortable city life
(d) Many a tragedy had occurred in the past near the sea coast

3. What did the children plead for?
(a) Climb the cliff to have better view of the bay (b) Go to a coast resort
(c) Taken for a picnic on the beach (d) Go out into the bay in a boat
4. Mr. Smith was tempted to go farther away from land than he had intended because
(a) he enjoyed rowing in the bright sunshine (b) the sea was calm, there being little wind
(c) his children wanted to go far out in the sea (d) he encountered no danger while rowing the boat
5. What difficulties did they encounter when returning to the shore?
(a) The boat they were rowing in suddenly developed a leak
(b) Sea monsters surrounded the boat
(c) Treacherous currents developed as a result of strong winds
(d) The engine of the boat stopped functioning
6. Why did the children wave?
(a) They were bidding good bye to the people on the shore
(b) To attract the attention of the people on the bank to their plight
(c) They had a joyous ride in the boat
(d) Their boat was sinking
7. Why did the motor boat appear?
(a) It was on patrol duty
(b) It happened to be out fishing in the sea
(c) It came out of the bay to join its mother ship anchored in the deep sea
(d) The crew of the boat having noticed the plight of the Smiths, came to rescue them
8. How did Mr. Smith and children get back to the shore?
(a) The crew of the motor boat helped them to mend the leak in their boat
(b) With the help of a line they were transferred to the motor boat
(c) By attaching a line to their boat, the motorboat towed them back to the shore
(d) A few men from the motorboat joined the Smiths in their boat which they quickly rowed to the shore
9. How many children were with Mr. Smith?
(a) One (b) Two (c) Three (d) Four
10. A suitable title for the above situation is
(a) The Smith family (b) Mr. Smith and the sea
(c) An enjoyable trip to the sea (d) Dangers of the sea
Direction (Q. Nos. 11-20): Study the situation given below to answer these questions.
Rajesh Kumar, a factory superintendent of the Asia company, takes trips through the factory at different hours and on
different days. He likes to talk with the operative employees and ask them questions about their work, the families, the
material they are using and the machine being operated. He believes that such conversation makes for better morale and
also lets him know what is taking place in the factory.
Every monday morning at the production meeting, he brings up some aspects of information picked up from the previous
week’s factory visits and askes for an explanation of it. Usually his production management personnel answers him, but
Kumar continues asking about other bits of information he received until his associates are unable to answer or inform him
that he has incorrect information. Rajesh, however, insists that the operative employees are telling him the truth and
sometimes he points out that the same information is given to him by different employees in different departments. Some
of his associates have suggested that they accompany Kumar during his factory tours, but he will have no part of this,
stating that more than one management member is with him. He claims the friendly, sincere atmosphere he has achieved

with many of the workers in the factory is a definite advantage and helps communication, and he does not want to
jeopardise it in any way.
Kumar is not entirely satisfied with his production control manager, Anil Sinha, who just does not seem to comprehend
what he is told. Kumar admits the manufacturing work is getting quite complicted, but it irks him when Sinha just stands
there and replies ‘yes’, ‘yes’, ‘yes’. Kumar has noticed that Sinha says he understands a request or a suggestion or a
change given to him, but then proceeds to go about his work as if nothing had been said to him.
11. The focus of this situation is on
(a) factory management (b) production control
(c) communicating and management (d) efficient supervision
12. Rajesh Kumar’s factory visits are intended to
(a) create goodwill for the economy
(b) boost the worker’s morale
(c) know the whole truth about the way things are going on
(d) identify the personal problems of the operative staff
13. The production meeting of the company took place
(a) every day (b) every alternate day
(c) every week (d) every month
14. The information received by Rajesh Kumar during his visits is
(a) incorrect (b) biased
(c) exaggerated (d) reliable
15. According to Mr. Kumar, the information is given to him by
(a) one individual worker
(b) more than one worker in one department
(c) more than one worker in more than one department
(d) the owner of the company
16. Who suggested that his associates accompany him during his factory tour?
(a) owner of the company (b) Mr. Sinha
(c) His associates themselves (d) Media persons
17. As a superintendent, what will you do during the tours of the factory?
(a) Listen to grievances of the associates (b) Reprimand the inefficient worker
(c) Suspend the inefficient worker (d) Counsel and boost the morale of the workers
18. As a worker, what will you do during the visit of Mr. Kumar?
(a) Keep quiet (b) Explain your tardiness
(c) Act disinterested (d) Threaten by going to the union
19. Rajesh Kumar does not want to visit the factory alongwith his associates because
(a) it will expose his weaknesses as a superintendent
(b) it will create an atmosphere of confrontation among officers and subordinates
(c) the officers accompanying him will feel embarrassed
(d) the atmosphere will not be conducive to his real purpose
20. Rajesh Kumar is not fully satisfied with Anil Sinha because of his
(a) poor understanding (b) obstinacy
(c) hypocrisy (d) flattering words

Direction (Q. Nos. 21-25): Study the situation given below to answer these questions.
Dilip Kumar’s train was late and it reached Mumbai a little after midnight. It was his first visit to the city and he did not
know where to go. He thought he would go to a choultry where he would not have to pay rent, but he did not know how
find one at that hour. He asked a porter to get him a cheap room. The porter asked him for fifty rupees to take him one.
But Dilip Kumar waved him away and walked out of the station. He wandered through the streets and asked a number
of people, but could not find a room cheap enough for him.
He sat down on a park bench to think of what he should do next. He was very tired and fell asleep on the bench. He voke
up the next morning stiff in every limb, but he smiled when he realised that it was the cheapest night’s lodging that he had
ever had.
21. Dilip Kumar could not get any accomodation for the night as
(a) all the hotels in the city were closed (b) all the hotel rooms were booked
(c) the hotels were too expensive for him to afford (d) he wanted to spend the night in the open
22. In the situation, the word ‘choultry’ should mean
(a) an expensive hotel (b) a highway hotel (c) a roadside eatery (d) a free resting place
23. The porter refused to help Dilip Kumar because
(a) he was rude to the porter
(b) he had no previous acquaintance with the porter
(c) he spoke a language which the porter could not understand
(d) he refused to pay the porter any tip
24. The night in the open
(a) refreshed Dilip Kumar (b) gave him aches all over his body
(c) made his limbs stronger (d) did not affect him at all
25. From the situation, Dilip Kumar emerges as
(a) a thrifty person (b) an extra-vagant spender
(c) an adventurous person (d) a fun loving person
Direction (Q. Nos. 26-30): Study the situation given below to answer these questions.
When my wife, son and I were travelling in a rented car through Paris on our way to a cousin’s home in the northern
suburbs, I became thoroughly confused by the maze of circular and one way streets. Finally, we spotted a policeman and
pulled up to ask directions. We were surprised when he removed his tall helmet, opened the back door and slid in beside
our son. ‘‘It will be much easier to show you’’, he explained.
Off we went through a series of left and right turns, traffic lights and even a short jaunt up a one-way lane the wrong way.
Twenty minutes later we arrived at a main interesection. ‘‘Now you will be all right’’, announced our guide. ‘‘Just turn
here, stay on the road for eight or nine kilometers, and you are there’’. With that he opened the door, got out, replaced his
helmet and strode briskly off.
26. The ‘tone’ of narration in the situation is
(a) sombre (b) ironic (c) comic (d) satiric
27. The author was confused by
(a) a network of circular roads (b) wrong direction by taffic cops
(c) confusing road signals (d) road map that he had with him
28. The word ‘suburbs’ means
(a) a remote village (b) the city centre
(c) residential area outside a town (d) an industrial town

29. The expression ‘our guide’ in the situation means
(a) police man (b) cousin (c) passer by (d) professional guide
30. The response of the policeman can be said to be
(a) rude (b) greedy (c) imposing (d) helpful
31. Which of the following combination of crops provide raw material for agro-based industries?
(a) Cotton, jute and oilseeds (b) Pulses, tobacco and jute
(c) Jowar, cotton and sugarcane (d) Ragi, spices and sugarcane
32. Which of the following is not a brand of Sewing machine?
(a) Pfaff (b) Bropher (c) Kenstar (d) Singer
33. The main purpose of using a large number of cotton bales in the mixing is to
(a) produce a strong yarn (b) get consistent yarn quality
(c) reduce waste (d) improve cleaning efficiency in the blow room
34. The main source of chemicals used in industries is
(a) Peat (b) Coaltar (c) Coke (d) Liquified Petroleum gas
35. The foreign institutional investors were first allowed to invest in India in the year
(a) 1995 (b) 1994 (c) 1993 (d) 1992
36. The biggest textile fair of Asia known as ‘Hemitextile’ was held in
(a) India (b) Japan (c) South Korea (d) Indonesia
37. Name the first American President who modelled for Van Huesan shirts?
(a) Jimmy Carter (b) Ronald Reagon (c) George Bush (d) Bill Clinton
38. ‘The man of substance’ is the promotional logo of which suiting shirting?
(a) Raymond (b) Graviera (c) Van Huesan (d) Louise Phillipe
39. The 49th International Advertising festival was held in June 2002, at
(a) Cannes (b) Bangkok (c) Geneva (d) Bonn
40. According to the companies Act, every private company should have a minimum paid up capital of
(a) Rs. 25 lakh (b) Rs. 10 lakh (c) Rs. 5 lakh (d) Rs. 2 lakh
41. Who out of the following is a famous car designer?
(a) Alexandera Acquino (b) Sabira Merchant (c) Dilip Chhaboia (d) Rohit Bal
42. South India Textile Research Association has its headquarters in
(a) Hyderabad (b) Chennai (c) Coimbatore (d) Bangalore
43. The cotton fibres consist mainly of
(a) starch (b) cellulose (c) lignin (d) none of the above
44. According to Economic Intelligence Unit, maximum amount of Foreign Direct Investment is received by
(a) India (b) South Korea (c) China (d) Brazil
45. ISO recommended test conditions for textiles is
(a) 30C, 65% Relative humidity (b) 25C, 60% Relative humidity
(c) 20C, 60% Relative humidity (d) 20C, 65% Relative humidity
46. ‘Give Earth a chance’ was the caption launched for
(a) World Population Day 2002 (b) World Habitat Day 2002
(c) World Environment Day 2002 (d) International Women’s Day 2002
47. In the budget estimates for 2002-2003, the fiscal deficit in crores was
(a) 118816 (b) 116314 (c) 131721 (d) 135524
48. Sanforizing treatment is given to fabrics made of
(a) Cotton (b) Jute (c) Polyester (d) Polyamides
49. If crease-recovery angle of a finished fabric is 300and above, then it is called
(a) Wash-n-wear (b) resin-finished fabric (c) smooth as silk (d) durable press
50. Mock leno is produced by
(a) suitable interlacing (b) special equipment
(c) special construction particulars (d) modification of take-up/let off
51. A screw jack spindle is provided with
(a) Vee threads (b) BSW threads (c) Buttress threads (d) Square threads
52. In case of gears, the module is
(a) the length of the pitch circle diameter per tooth
(b) the number of teeth per unit length on pitch circle diameter
(c) the distance measued along the pitch circle from a point on one tooth to a corresponding point on the adjacent
(d) any of the above.
53. A stud is
(a) headless screw (b) screw with long threads
(c) screw with circular threads (d) screw with cylindrical head
54. Which is the fastest growing industry of the world?
(a) Fashion (b) Fast food (c) IT (d) Tourism
55. The software which is developed to satisfy the needs of a broad group of users is
(a) Vertical Market Software (b) Horizontal Market Software
(c) Industry Specific Software (d) Freeware Software
56. Which brand sells you ‘‘More Car per Car’’?
(a) Santro (b) Versa (c) Indica (d) Esteem
57. Which of the following is a hidden cost associated with outsourcing?
(a) Vendor Search (b) Transition to vendors
(c) Managing outsourcing effort (d) All of the above
58. India’s first Electric Car is known as?
(a) Mova (b) Reva (c) Beva (d) Mewa
59. Allen Selly is a brand owned by which group of companies?
(a) Tatas (b) Damani Group (c) Arvind Mills (d) AV Birla Group
60. Which Indian Entrepreneur was recently awarded the Max Schmidheiny Foundation Freedom award?
(a) Adi Godrej (b) Anil Ambani (c) Azim Premji (d) NRN Murthy
Direction (Q. Nos. 61-65): These questions consist of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it.
You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.
Read both the statements and give your answer as follows:
(a) If the data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer the question
(b) If the data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question
(c) If the data in statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question
(d) If the data in statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question
61. How is D related to A?
I. B is the brother of A
II. B is D’s son
62. By how much is Vipin heavier than Hem?
I. Vipin’s weight is 65 kg
II. Naresh is 10 kg heavier than Hem
63. In which year was Himanshu born?
I. Himanshu’s mother was 34 years old in 1989
II. Himanshu was born three years after his mother’s marriage
64. What is the height of Ashok?
I. Nisheeth is 5'-8" tall and is 3" taller than Ashok.
II. Kapil is 4" taller than Ashok
65. Who is C’s partner in a game of cards involving four players?
I. D is sitting opposite to A.
II. B is sitting right of A and left of C.

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