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SSC CGL 2016 Tier-II Exam Analysis and Questions held on 30th Novemeber 2016

In this article, we have introduced the Questions of Quantitative Aptitude and English language along with the Chapterwise questions distribution. What number of questions should be attempted for getting selection is also discussed among the candidates.

Dec 7, 2016 17:20 IST
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The SSC CGL Tier II exam is taking place from 30th November 2016 to 2nd December 2016. This is the very first time that it is going to conduct online in various different countries across the nation in various shifts. In this article, we have figured out various questions appeared in the examination and analysis about the expected cutoffs and questions segregation out of the specific chapters.

In this exam, there are two papers.

  1. Paper-I: - Quantitative Ability and the duration was 10:00AM to 12:00 PM.
  2. Paper-II: - English Exam and the duration was 2:00- 4:00 PM.

Both of the above mentioned papers are compulsory to attempt for appearing in the Tier-III. Here is the SSC CGL Tier –II 2016 exam analysis for both Quantitative & English which will provide you the details based on

-          Questions Asked

-          Overall Paper analysis

-          Topics Covered

-          Good Attempts

-          Weightage & Marks Distribution

Quantitative Aptitude Questions and Overall analysis

  1. If tanQ + tan2Q = 1, then, cosQ + cosQ=?
  2. Assume that Atan2 x + B2 secx = C2. Now, what would be the values of sec2 x – tan2 x = ?
  3. If X+1/x = C+1/C, then x=?
  4. An airplane that has just taken off, makes a 30-degree angle with the runway at the point of take-off. After 15 minutes, it makes a 60-degree angle to the point of take-off. It the distance of the airplane is 3km now, what is the speed of the plane.
  5. The difference between CI and SI was given in the question for 3 years, at a 10% rate of interest. You had to find the principle?
  6. If p=99, then p (p+ 3p + 3) =?
  7. If x=1+√2+√3, then 2x4 – 4x-5x2 +26x – 28 =?
  8. The difference between Compound Interest and Simple interest for 3 years at an interest rate 10% per annum is given, find the principal amount?

Important points/ Analysis

The Paper was time consuming and moderately difficult. Following tabulated data will clarify all your doubts and present a clear picture. Take a look at it.

Topics

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Number System

10

Moderate

Simplification

2

Easy

Percentage

4-5

Moderate to Difficult

Profit & Loss

8-9

Easy

SI & CI

3-4

Easy

Average

5-6

Moderate

Mixture and Allegation

2-3

Easy

Ratio & Proportion

2-4

Moderate

Time/Speed/Distance

4-6

Easy to Moderate

Time & Work

4-6

Moderate to Difficult

Geometry

12-13

Moderate to Difficult

Algebra

5

Moderate

Mensuration

10-13

Easy to Moderate

Trigonometry

8-11

Moderate to Difficult

Date Interpretation
(Bar Graph)

5

Easy to Moderate

It is considered that 80 to 90 will be a very good attempt and this year paper is quite difficult as compared to the previous one.

English Language and Reading Comprehension

I.                   Idioms and Phrases:

             a.      The seamy side – Negative side of something.

             b.      Go to rack and ruin – Become ruined

             c.     Too many chiefs and not many Indians – Too many bosses, not enough workers

             d.       Gentleman at large – Has no serious occupation

              e.     Bite the dust – Get killed

II.                   Synonyms:

              a.     Apathy

              b.      Ineffable

III.                   Antonyms:

           a.    Mitigate

           b.     Theoretical

IV.                     One word substitutions.

               a.     Study of culture is called:

               b.      Practice of spying or using spies is called: Espionage

Important points/ Analysis

Topics

No. Of Questions

Difficulty Level

Para jumble

20

Easy

Sentence Improvement

22

Easy

Sentence Completion

5

Easy

Active Passive Voice

20

Easy to Moderate

Spelling Correction

3

Easy

Reading Comprehension

30

Moderate

Cloze test

25

Moderate

Narration

27

Easy

Idioms/Phrases

10

Moderate

Synonyms/Antonyms

6

Moderate

One Word Substitution

12

Easy to Moderate

Error Spotting

20

Easy to Moderate

It is observed that practically 135 to 150 questions will be a good attempt and paper was usual depends upon candidates solving capabilities.

We at www.jagranjosh.com , hopes that the above information will give you confidence in the further process.

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