# SSC CGL 2016 Tier-II Exam held on 1st December 2016 Analysis and Questions

Dec 9, 2016 16:02 IST

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

-          Overall Paper analysis

-          Topics Covered

-          Good Attempts

-          Weightage & Marks Distribution

Quantitative Aptitude Questions and Overall analysis

1. If a circle has a square and a hexagon and the vertices of both touch the circle’s circumference, then what is the ratio of the area of the two?
2. The Area, of which of the following is maximum when the perimeter is equal? Circle, square, triangle.
3. The sum of the squares of three numbers is 323. If the sum of squares of two numbers is twice of the third number, find the product of three numbers?
4. Find Compound Interest on 4000 rupees for 4 years at 10%rate of interest, compounded annually?
5. Find the value of (1+sec20° +cot70°) (1-cosec20° + tan70°)?
6. Difference in compound interest is INR 723 at 20% for a yearly or half yearly basis.Find the Sum?

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 6 Moderate Simplification 2 Easy Percentage 6-8 Moderate to Difficult Profit & Loss 10-11 Easy SI & CI 3-4 Easy Average 4-5 Moderate Mixture and Allegation 3-4 Easy Ratio & Proportion 3-4 Moderate Time/Speed/Distance 5 Easy to Moderate Time & Work 7 Moderate to Difficult Geometry 10-12 Moderate to Difficult Algebra 12 Moderate Mensuration 10-12 Moderate (too calculated) Trigonometry 8-10 Moderate to Difficult Date Interpretation (Pie Chart) 5 Easy to Moderate

It is considered that 70 to 90 will be a very good attempt and this year paper is quite difficult as compared to the previous one.

1. Error Detection:
a) When I visited/my grandpa and grandma’s house/ I found their missing./no error.
b) Due to/negligence/he failed /in the examination./no error.
2. II.                Idioms and Phrases:
1. A chip on one’s shoulder – Feeling of resentment due to inferiority
2. Fall back on – To rely on.

Important points/ Analysis

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

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