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You can observe the truth of this in every e-business-CAT VARC Questions–Verbal Ability

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The question below is from previous year CAT question from CAT 2020 exam comes from sub-section CAT Verbal Ability: You can observe the truth of this in every e-business. Find out by answering this question which tests an aspirant’s CAT VARC skills:

CAT 2020 – Slot -2-Verbal Ability- Question 24- You can observe the truth of this in every e-business

Q. 24: Q. Five jumbled up sentences, related to a topic, are given below. Four of them can be put together to form a coherent paragraph. Identify the odd one out and key in the number of the sentence as your answer:

1.You can observe the truth of this in every e-business model ever constructed: monopolise and protect data.

2.Economists and technologists believe that a new kind of capitalism is being created – different from industrial capitalism as was merchant capitalism.

3. In 1962, Kenneth Arrow, the guru of mainstream economics, said that in a free market economy the purpose of inventing things is to create intellectual property rights

4.There is, alongside the world of monopolised information and surveillance, a different dynamic growing up: information as a social good, incapable of being owned or exploited or priced.

5.Yet information is abundant. Information goods are freely replicable. Once a thing is made, it can be copied and pasted infinitely.

Correct Answer: 2

Let us try and find a common theme among the sentences.

Option 1 is about the monopolisation or the protection of data (information) in e-business companies.

Option 3 is about creation of intellectual property rights or once again protecting and monopolising data (information) that one invents.

Options 4 and 5 are also about different facets of information or data.

Therefore, sentences 1, 3, 4 and 5 are all about the different facets of information or data.

Sentence 2 is about a new kind of capitalism and does not mention any facet of information at all.

Hence, the correct answer is sentence 2.

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