SSC-CGL Tier- I examination started on 5 August 2017. Today is the third day of the examination. We are here with the detailed analysis of all the 3 shifts held today.  We have also compiled the majority of memory based questions asked in today’s exam.

According to the reviews of the students, the paper held today in all the three shifts was Moderate- Difficult. Some even found the paper to be easy. It all depends upon your level of preparation.

Before we start discussing the exam analysis, let us first go through the pattern of the examination.

 

SSC-CGL Tier-I Exam Pattern

Section

No. of questions

Time Duration

English

25

       

 

    60 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

25

Reasoning (General Intelligence)

25

General Awareness

25

Total

100

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Detailed Section-Wise Exam Analysis

I. English language

Just like the SSC-CGL exams held in the last 2 days, there was no Reading Comprehension in today’s examination.

Cloze Test and Parajumbles are a new introduction in this year’ exam

The level of the vocabulary questions have risen compared to the previous years.

Topic

Number of Questions

Slot-I

Slot-II

Slot-III

Sentence Improvement

3

2-3

Error Detection

3

2-3

Idioms/ Phrases

2

2

 2-3

Active Passive voice

1

1

Narration

1

1

Parajumbles

2

2

 2

Cloze Test

5

5

Spellings

2

2

 2

Antonym / Synonym

3-4

4

3-4 

One Word Substitution

2-3

2-3

 2

 

II. Quantitative Aptitude

Trigonometry questions were of high level. You need to prepare them thoroughly. Just practicing basic questions will not be of much help.

Questions on trains and geometry were a bit difficult while algebra was easy.

Topic

No. of Questions

Slot-I

Slot-II

Slot-III

Data Interpretation

5 (Pie-chart)

5

5 (Bar Graph)

Speed, Distance & Time

1

1

1

Geometry

2

3

3

Time and Work

2

2

2

Algebra

2-3

2

2-3

Trigonometry

3

2

2-3

Mensuration

2

1

1

SI, CI

3

2-3

3

Profit & Loss

3

2

2-3

Average & Percentage

1

1-2

1

 

III. Reasoning

Topics

No. of questions

Slot-I

Slot-II

Slot-III

Syllogism

1

1

Matrix

1

1

Blood Relation

1

0

 0

Direction

1

0

Coding-Decoding

2

2

 2

Image based

1

4

 2-3

Odd One out

1--2

2

 2

Analogy

3

2

 2-3

Series

3-4

3-4

 4-5

Venn Diagram

1

1

Cube & Die

1

0

Mathematical Operation

1

1

Paper cutting

1

1

 1

Counting of figures (No. of triangles)

1

1

 1

Miscellaneous

4-6

5-6

 5-6

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IV. General Awareness

Topic

No. of questions

Slot-I

Slot-II

Slot-III

Geography

3

3

 2-3

Polity

4-5

2-3

 4

Economics

2

2

 2-3

Science

7-8

6-7

 7

History

2-3

3-4

 2-3

Current Affairs

3-4

3-4

 3-4

 

GK Questions Asked in all Slots on 8-Aug'17

1. Who wrote Citizen and Society book?

Answer: Shri Hamid Ansari

 

2. Which was the Best Film in Oscars this year

Answer: Moonlight

 

3. Cholera Disease was discovered by

Answer: Filippo Pacini

 

4. Which Country Produces maximum Opium

Answer: Afghanistan

 

5. What acid is produced by Ant Sting

Answer: Formic Acid

 

6. Total Number of Writs issued by Supreme court

Answer: 5

 

7. Opium is a

Answer: Sedative

 

8.Who has the rights to remove President before finishing his tenure?

Answer: Parliament

 

9. Who said the lines: Swaraj is my birth right and I have it

Answer: Bal Gangadhar Tilak

 

10. Monument Built by Maharana Pratap?

Answer: Chittorgarh Fort

 

11. The largest Coast line in south India

Answer: Andhra Pradesh

 

12.With which country India did Water Treaty recently

Answer: Bangladesh

 

13.The temperature of Furnace is measured by?

Answer: tuyère pyrometer

 

14.Full Form Of LAN

Answer: Local Area Network

 

15.What type of MOU was done between India and China Recently?

Answer: Defence

 

16.Who is the Ex-Officio President of the Indian Parliamentary Group

Answer: Speaker of Lok Sabha

 

17.Bud Grows from which part of the plant

Answer: Branches

 

18.The Largest State by Area is

Answer: Rajasthan

 

19.Gravitation Force is maximum at

Answer: Pole

 

20. Todarmal was associated with

Answer: Akbar

 

21.Instrument to measure Humidity

Answer: Hygrometer

 

22. Anemia is due to the deficiency Of

Answer: Blood

 

23. Filament of bulb is made up of

Answer: Tungsten

 

24.Galileo Law is also known as

Answer: Newton’s First Law of Motion

 

25. Which country was involved in Jal Sanrakshan Samjhauta ?

Answer: Israel and India

 

26. Vijay Stumbh was built by

Answer: Rana Kumbha

 

27. Itai-Itai disease is caused by

Answer: Cadmium Deficiency

 

28. The function of Xylem in plants

Answer: Transport of Water

 

29. Nobel peace prize 2016.

30. One question was related to malaria

31. One question was related to Lucknow pact

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English Questions Asked in all Slots on 8-Aug'17 

One Word Substitution

(i) Somnambulist

(ii) One who is expert in story telling?

 

Idioms

(i) The alpha and omega

(ii) Throw the sponge

(iii) At logger’s head

(iv) To put a spoke in wheel

 

Spellings

(i) Hygiene

(ii) Demise

 

Antonym & Synonym

(i) Garrulous

(ii) Sacrify

 

SSC-CGL Tier-I 2017: Good Attempt

Section

Good Attempt

English Language

17-19

Quantitative Aptitude

18-20

Reasoning ( General Intelligence)

21-22

General Awareness

15-18

Overall

75-80

 Also Read: Overall SSC-CGL Exam Analysis: 5 Aug'17

 

We will upload more questions as soon as possible. We request all the SSC-CGL aspirants who had an exam today to submit their inputs in the comment section below.

Good Luck to all the aspirants who have an exam tomorrow and in the coming days.

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