SSC CGL 2018 Exam Review

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Review and Questions Asked (06.06.2019 – D2S2)

As you all know that from 04.06.2019 onwards SSC CGL 2018 exam has been started. Today (06.06.2019) many Candidates appeared for this exam and many more will appear in it on coming days. In this post, we have given overall exam review and questions asked on SSC CGL 2018, based on Students Feedback.
SSC CGL 2018 EXAM PATTERN:
The exam consists of 4 sections, namely General Intelligence (Reasoning), General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language and Comprehension total 100 questions with 2 marks for each question and negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.

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  1. General Intelligence (Reasoning): 25 Questions (50 Marks)
  2. General Awareness: 25 Questions (50 Marks)
  3. Quantitative Aptitude: 25 Questions (50 Marks)
  4. English Language and Comprehension: 25 Questions (50 Marks)

Exam duration is of 60 minutes (1 Hour).
SSC CGL 2018 Exam Time:
10:00-11:00 am
1:00-2:00 pm
4:00-5:00 pm
SSC CGL 2018 Server:
The overall review regarding SSC Server was good. Server Speed was quite improved and better than in previous years, but a few centers faced server issues.

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Review and Questions Asked (06.06.2019 Day 2 Shift 2)

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Interface:
The Questions were properly ordered as asked in previous years. There was no mixed/jumbled question pattern. There was watermark at the background of the computer screen which was displaying candidates roll no. so, if any screenshot comes, the roll no will also be public. Hence no screenshots are expected to be leaked.
SSC CGL 2018 Exam Analysis / Review

  1. General Intelligence (Reasoning): This section was of easy to moderate level and easier than Day 1 questions. A few Questions were Tricky and time-consuming.
  2. General Awareness: This part was of moderate level. There were 6-8 questions on current affairs. This indicates that students should focus more on Current Affairs to score high, Current Affairs.
  3. Quantitative Aptitude: This section was a little time consuming and tricky plus calculative and more lengthy than previous year questions. Speed and Faster Calculation help significantly to handle this section.
  4. English Language and Comprehension: This section was easiest, questions were repeated from previous years. There was a higher number of questions from vocabulary, mostly previously asked questions were repeated (Revise Black Book). There was one Cloze test with 5 Questions plus Questions on PQRS, Voice & Narration, Error detection, sentence improvements, etc.

Overall the exam was moderate level.

Which of the following is a beautiful tourist pass in Himachal Pradesh – Rohtang pass
Which pass connects India with Tibet? –  Nathula Pass
Who is the first lokpal of India? – Pinaki Chandra Ghose
Which pass divides Jammu and kashmir?
Who is the director of BARC? – Ajit Kumar Mohanty
Where has Poush Mela been celebrated recently? – Santiniketan Bolpur, West Bengal
Which article enables a citizen to take constitutional remedy? – Article 32
Pramod Sawant is Chief Minister of which state? – Goa
Who was the founder of Sayyid dynasty? – Sayyid Khizr Khan
Which article of the constitution gives the right to get equal opportunity of justice?
24th April-30th April was celebrated as which week? World Immunization week
Majuli river island is in which state? – Assam
Study of tissues, cells etc. with microscope? – Histology
Who is head of Niti Aayog? – Amitabh Kant
Study of fossils of plants, ferns etc is known as?
Question related to Article 43.

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Review

SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 Good Attempts 
Let’s look at the exam pattern of SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 and the good attempts that can give you a rough idea of the ideal score for SSC CGL tier 1.
The subject-wise details are given below:

SectionSubjectNo of QuestionsGood Attempts
1General Intelligence and Reasoning2520-22
2General Awareness2517-18
3Quantitative Aptitude2515-17
4English Comprehension2517-20
Total10069-77

Note:

  • There is a negative marking of 0.5 marks in all sections.
  • The duration of the exam is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

Subject Wise Analysis of SSC CGL Tier 1 

SSC CGL Exam Analysis: General Intelligence & Reasoning

The General Intelligence and Reasoning section is said to be the easiest and most scoring section of SSC CGL tier 1. However, questions asked in today’s 2nd Shift were easy to moderate level. 3-4 Questions were a bit time consuming.
The topic wise distribution of questions is given in the below table:

S.No.TopicsNo. Of Questions askedLevel Of Exam
1Analogy3-4Easy
2Odd One Out3Easy
3Series3Easy-Moderate
4Statement & Conclusions1Easy
5Directions
6Sequence (Acc. to Dictionary)1Easy
7Word Formation
8Coding-Decoding2Easy
9Mathematical Operations1Easy
10Matrix
11Blood Relation1Difficult
12Mirror Image1Easy
13Venn Diagram2Easy
14Paper Folding Image1Easy
15Missing Term1Easy
16Hidden Figure1Easy
17Cube1Easy
18Counting Figure1Easy
19Complete Figure1Easy
20Misc.1Easy
Total Questions25Easy

SSC CGL Exam Analysis: English Language

The English Language section can be a tough call for aspirants who are weak in this subject. But In today’s SSC CGL 2018 1st Shift Exam, English language section was easy-moderate.
You can refer the below table to check the level of this section with the topic wise distribution of questions:
Idioms- Couch Potato & Leading with nose
Antonym of “Limit”
Synonym of DUBIOUS

S.No.TopicsNo. Of Questions askedLevel Of Exam
1Fill in the BlanksEasy
2Sentence Improvement2Easy-Moderate
3Error Detection3Easy-Moderate
4Sentence Rearrangement2-3Easy-Moderate
5Idioms and Phrases2Easy
6Synonyms2Easy
7Antonyms2Easy
8Active Passive / Speech2-3Easy-Moderate
9One word substitution2Easy-Moderate
10Word Correction in the sentence (bold word)
11Spelling Correction2Easy
12Cloze test5Easy-Moderate
Total Questions25Easy-Moderate

SSC CGL Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude can be a challenging section in SSC CGL Tier 1. This section was lengthy. Quantitative Aptitude Section gave a tough time to the candidates with its 5-6 time consuming questions. 15-17 attempts with accuracy can save your boat in this section.
Check the below table which depicts topic wise analysis of quantitative aptitude section:

  • x+y=12, xy= 27, x3 – y3=?
  • Sin£=4cos£ to sin£cos£=?
  • If the ratio of A:B present age is 8:9 then their ratio after 9 year is 21: 19. And C is 3 year younger than B, then find the age of C?
S.No.TopicsNo. Of Questions askedLevel of Exam
1Ratio (Age based)1Easy-Moderate
2Average1Easy-Moderate
3Number System2Easy
4Simplification1Easy-Moderate
5Time & Work1Easy
6Time, Speed & Distance1Easy-Moderate
7S.I. & C.I.1Easy-Moderate
8Profit & Loss4Easy
9Co-ordinate Geometry
10Geometry3-4Easy-Moderate
11Mensuration1Easy-Moderate
12Trigonometry3Easy
12Percentage
12Algebra2Easy
13DI (Tabular)4Easy-Moderate
Total Questions25Moderate

 

SSC CGL Exam Analysis: General Awareness

General Awareness covers a vast range of topics that can be asked in the exam. It usually comes up with surprises in SSC CGL tier1. Current affairs have been a favorite topic since previous years and in today’s exam too, there was a fair share of CA questions. Questions were of direct approach from History, General Science and other parts.
Refer to the below table to check which topic was asked the most.
Questions from today’s questions:

  • Current affairs were asked from March 2019
  • Who is the director of BARC?
  • Who is head of Niti Ayog?
  • 24th April-30th April was celebrated as which week?
  • One question related to Article 43.
  • Who was the Founder of Syed dynasty?
  • Which pass divides J&K?
  • Which article enables a citizen to take constitutional remedy?
  • Manjuli island in which state?
  • Who is the first lok pal of India

    SSC CGL 2018

S.No.TopicsNo. Of Questions askedLevel Of Exam
1History2-3Easy-Moderate
2Polity2Easy
3Geography3-4Easy-Moderate
4Economics2Easy
5Static Awareness1Easy-Moderate
6Biology2-3Easy
7Chemistry3-4Easy-Moderate
8Physics2Easy-Moderate
9Computer
10Current Affairs6-7Easy
Total Questions25Easy-Moderate
No.-35. भागीरथी एवं अलकनन्दा आपस में कहाँ पर आकर मिलती है?

(A) देव प्रयाग

(B) विष्णु प्रयाग

(C) कर्ण प्रयाग

(D) इनमें से कोई नहीं

Ans :    (A) देव प्रयाग

 

No.-36. पवन द्वारा निर्मित मैदान क्या कहलाता है?

(A) पेडीप्लेन

(B) वलयार

(C) कंटक

(D) श्रंग

Ans :    (A) पेडीप्लेन

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