Monday, 12 August 2013

How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT 1e - Arun Sharma

How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT 1e - Arun Sharma

Author: Arun Sharma
Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill (2012)

How To Prepare For Logical Reasoning For The CAT is a guide that is solely devoted to the logical reasoning section of competitive exams like CAT, and covers various topics and problems in detail.

Summary Of The Book

Logical Reasoning is a section in most competitive exams, and it forms a vital part of the entrance exams to management institutes. The Logical Reasoning section of exams like the Common Admission Test (CAT), is one of the toughest sections that students have to face. This book, How To Prepare For Logical Reasoning For The CAT, covers verbal ability and logical reasoning in separate sections.

The book begins with an introduction on the LR section and its relevance in the CAT paper. It discusses the current pattern of the CAT exam and the LR section in it. The book covers every kind of logical reasoning question that can be asked in management entrance exams.
It is divided into three parts. The first section of the first part covers the basic concepts of logical reasoning and explains reasoning based on Arrangements and Rank Based Reasoning. It also covers Quantitative Reasoning, Formation of Teams and Puzzle Tests.

The next section of How To Prepare For Logical Reasoning For The CAT focuses on verbal reasoning. It covers Logical Deduction, Binary Logic, Network Diagrams, Venn Diagrams and Set Theory. This section also covers Syllogism and Critical Reasoning.

The second part contains sets of reasoning questions based on exam patterns of other, non-CAT management entrance exams. This section contain exercises on Blood Relations, Sequences and Series, Statement and Conclusions, Direction Test, Assertion and Reason, Mathematical Operations, Statements and Assumption, and Courses of Action.

Part three of the book consists of sets of solved papers from previous CAT exams held between the years 1999 and 2008. The next section in this part contains XAT solved papers from 2008 to 2012. Section three contains a compilation of IIFT papers from 2007 to 2011. The fourth section contains solved SNAP papers from 2006 to 2011.

How To Prepare For Logical Reasoning For The CAT teaches students how to approach the different types of LR problems to have the best chance of solving them quickly and correctly. It explains to the students a method it calls the reaction tracker, teaching them how to think of the best way to solve each individual problem they might face.

About the author

Arun Sharma is an author of books for competitive exams. Other books by this writer are How To Prepare For Quantitative Aptitude For The CAT Common Admission, Study Package For The CAT Online, How To Prepare For Data Interpretation For The CAT Common Admission Test, CSAT Books On General Studies Paper-2, and Test Series For The CAT Online.

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