CAT 2020 Slot 1 Exam Answer Key (Out), Question Paper Analysis (Out)

Yash Dhamija
Yash DhamijaPublished On: December 08, 2020 | CAT

Check CAT 2020 Slot 1 answer key and the detailed Slot 1 exam analysis of CAT 2020 along with questions, answers, solutions here. CAT 2020 slot 1 was conducted from 8:30-10:30 am on November 29, 2020.

CAT 2020 Slot 1 Exam & Question Paper Analysis, Answer Key, Solutions

CAT 2020 slot 1 answer key has been released on December 8, 2020. CAT 2020 slot 1 exam was conducted on November 29, 2020, from 8:30 - 10:30 AM. Candidates can check the detailed CAT 2020 exam analysis along with the answer key/ solutions here. This will help the test takers to estimate their performance in the entrance exam. 

CAT 2020 Slot 1 Answer Key/ Solutions

CAT 2020 Slot 1 Answer Key has been released. The answer key uploaded by various coaching institutes can also be checked here.

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CAT 2020 Slot 1 Exam Analysis  - Out Now

The detailed slot 1 exam analysis for CAT 2020can be checked here. The analysis is prepared on the basis of student reactions coming in from CAT exam centres.

Overall Difficulty Level of Slot 1

Moderate

Difficulty Level of VARC

Difficult

Difficulty Level of DI & LR

Easy

Difficulty Level of QA

Easy-Moderate

No. of Questions in CAT 2020

76

Total No. of Questions in VARC

26

Total No. of Questions in DI & LR

24

Total No. of Questions in QA

26

Topics with Most Weightage in VARC

RC, Para Summary, Odd Sentence

Topics with Most Weightage in DI & LR

2 sets with 6 questions each

Topics with Most Weightage in QA

Arithmetic, Algebra, Logarithms, Functions

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Overall Analysis of CAT 2020, Slot 1, Slot 2 & Slot 3: Difficulty Level, Review

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CAT 2020 VARC Topic Wise Weightage in Slot 1

VARC had a total of 26 questions this year with 18 questions from Reading Comprehension and 8 questions from Verbal Ability. 5 TITA questions were asked this year. The difficulty level of VARC was similar to that of last year. The number of questions was revealed for the first time in this slot but otherwise, there were no surprise elements.

TITA questions in the VARC section were reported to be a bit easier as compared to MCQs. Experts suggest that it would be best to avoid any tricky questions in VARC. The RC passages were almost equal in length of 450-500 words each. As per reports, the vocabulary of this section was the difficult part with many words that were hard to understand.

Name of the Topic

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

4 passages - 18 questions

2 passages - 5 questions, 2 passages - 4 questions

Moderate

Para Summary

2 questions

To be Updated

Odd Sentence

3 questions

To be Updated

Para Jumbles

2 questions - 4 sentences

To be Updated

RC Topics in VARC

TopicNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Currencies in China4Easy
English Grammar - Parts of Speech5Moderate
Anarchism5Difficult
Sound of Seals4Moderate

CAT 2020 DILR Topic Wise Weightage in Slot 1

A total of 25 questions were asked in the DILR section of CAT 2020. The section was more or less based on the same pattern as last year. However, the only surprise element was that 2 sets with 6 questions each were asked in the exam, which has not been seen before. Apart from that, 3 sets with 4 questions each were part of the question paper. The number of TITA questions was 6, which included 1 complete set with 4 questions. The remaining 2 TITA questions were in another set.

There were 3 sets from DI and 2 sets from LR section in this section. The sets were reported to be lengthy and time-consuming. The number of good attempts in this section can be said to be around 15 - 18 questions with high accuracy for a 99 percentile score and around 10-12 questions can get you a 95 percentile. The sets with 6 questions were lengthy and a bit difficult to attempt while the sets with 4 questions were comparatively easier.

No.

Topic

Total No. of Questions

Type of Questions

Difficulty Level

Set 1

To be Updated

6

MCQ + TITA

Moderate to Difficult

Set 2

To be Updated

6

MCQ

Moderate to Difficult

Set 3

Set Theory

4

MCQ

Moderate

Set 4

To be Updated

4

MCQ

Moderate

Set 5

To be Updated

4

MCQ

Moderate

Set 6

To be Updated

4

TITA

Moderate

CAT 2020 Quantitative Ability Topic Wise Weightage in Slot 1

QA section had 26 questions in Slot 1 of CAT 2020. The difficulty level was reported to be a bit easier than last year with no major surprise elements in the question paper. The section had a lot of questions from Arithmetic, Algebra, Logarithms, Number System and Functions. Very few questions were reported from the Modern Maths section.

The number of good attempts in QA section in Slot 1 of CAT 2020 can be said to be around 13-15 questions for 95 percentile and around 20 questions for 99+ percentile with high accuracy. Questions from Arithmetic could be attempted with Moderate difficulty but Geometry questions were reported to be quite difficult in the exams. Around 2-3 questions in the section were from Logarithms while no PnC questions were reported this year.

Name of the Topic

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Arithmetic

8 - 9 questions

Moderate - Difficult

Algebra

6 - 8 questions

To be Updated

Number System

2 - 3 questions

To be Updated

Modern Math

No questions reported

To be Updated

Geometry and Mensuration

4 - 5 questions

Difficult

Overall

26

To be Updated

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CAT 2020 Slot 1 Question Paper

The PDF of memory-based questions shared by the test takers of CAT 2020 Slot 1 is provided below.

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FAQs

How many TITA questions were there in CAT Slot 1 2020?

Overall, 19 TITA questions were asked in CAT 2020 Slot 1. This comprised about 25% of the entire exam. The number of TITA questions asked in VARC, DILR, and QA were 5, 6, and 8 respectively.

How many passage based questions were asked in CAT 2020 Slot 1 VARC?

In the VARC section of CAT 2020 Slot 1, a total of 4 passages were given on which 18 questions were based. 5 questions each were asked on two passages while the other two passages had 4 questions each.

Which were the important topics asked in the QA section of CAT 2020 Slot 1?

The topics with maximum weightage and number of questions in the QA section of CAT 2020 Slot 1 are Arithmetic, Algebra, Logarithms, and Functions.

How many questions were asked in CAT 2020 Slot 1?

A total of 76 questions were asked in the Slot 1 of CAT 2020. The sections of VARC and QA comprised 26 questions each and there were 24 questions in DI&LR.

What was the difficulty level of CAT 2020 Slot 1?

The overall difficulty level of CAT 2020 Slot 1 was moderate. The section of VARC was difficult while QA and DI&LR were easier than last year.

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