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SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2018

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Analysis – March 23, 2018

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SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam for admission to SSC CHSL was conducted from March 4th to 26th, 2018. This article will gives the complete SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2018 which includes the topics, number of questions asked in the exam and difficulty level of the questions.

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Good Attempts:

Section Level Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude Easy to Moderate 16-18
General Intelligence Easy 21-22
English Language Easy to Moderate 17-19
General Awareness Moderate 13-14
Overall Easy – Moderate 69-76


Quantitative Aptitude
Level of Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
No. of Questions: 25
Max. Marks: 50

Topic No. of Questions Level
Interest 1 Easy
Profit & Loss 1-2 Easy
Mensuration 2 Easy to Moderate
Simplification 2 Easy to Moderate
Average 2 Easy to Moderate
Ratio & Proportion 1 Easy
Data Interpretation 5 Easy to Moderate
Trigonometry 2 Easy
Number System 2 Easy
Geometry 4 Easy to Moderate
Speed & Distance 1 Easy
Miscelleneous 2 Easy
Total 25 Easy to Moderate


Reasoning Ability
Level of Difficulty: Easy
No. of Questions: 25
Max. Marks: 50

Topic No. of Questions Level
Series 3 Easy to Moderate
Venn Diagram 2 Easy
Mirror Image 1 Easy
Statement & Conclusions 1 Easy
Mathematical Operation 2 Easy to Moderate
Analogy 3 Easy to Moderate
Blood Relation 1 Easy
Odd one out 3 Easy to Moderate
Matrix 1 Easy
Coding – Decoding 4 Easy to Moderate
Dictionary Order 1 Easy
Direction & distance 1 Easy
Paper Folding Image 1 Easy
Total 25 Easy


English Language
Level of Difficulty: Easy – Moderate
No. of Questions: 25
Max. Marks: 50

Topic No. of Questions Level
Error Spotting 3 Easy to Moderate
Spelling Correction 2 Easy
Fill in the blanks 3 Easy
Active & Passive Voice 2 Easy to Moderate
Direct Indirect Speech 1 Easy
Idioms & Phrases 2 Easy to Moderate
Synonyms/Antonyms 4 Easy to Moderate
Sentence Improvement 3 Easy to Moderate
Cloze Test 5 Easy to Moderate
Total 25 Easy to Moderate


General Awareness
Level of Difficulty: Moderate
No. of Questions: 25
Max. Marks: 50

Topic No. of Questions
History 2
Polity 2
Geography 1
Economics 2
Static Awareness 1
Biology 2
Chemistry 3
Physics 3
Computer 1
Current Affairs 5
Total 25

Good Attempts:

Section Level Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude Moderate 15-19
General Intelligence Easy 20-22
English Language Easy to Moderate 17-20
General Awareness Moderate 14-18
Overall Easy – Moderate 73-79


Quantitative Aptitude
Level of Difficulty: Moderate
No. of Questions: 25
Max. Marks: 50

Topic No. of Questions Level
Ratio 1 Easy
Number System 1-3 Easy
Average 2 Easy to Moderate
Simplification 2 Easy
S.I. & C.I. 1 Easy
Speed and Distance 1 Easy
Profit & Loss 1 Easy
Geometry 2 Easy to Moderate
Mensuration 2 Easy
Data Interpretation 5 Easy to Moderate
Trigonometry 2 Easy
Co-ordinate Geometry 1 Easy
Total 25 Moderate


Reasoning Ability
Level of Difficulty: Easy
No. of Questions: 25
Max. Marks: 50

Topic No. of Questions Level
Analogies 3-4 Easy to Moderate
Series 3 Easy
Sequence 1 Easy
Blood Relation 1 Easy
Statement & Conclusions 1 Easy
Matrix 1 Easy
Coding and Decoding 3-4 Easy
Venn Diagram 2 Easy
Mirror Image 1 Easy
Mathematical Operations 2 Easy
Odd one out 2-3 Easy
Direction Sense 1 Easy
Paper Folding Image 1 Easy
Total 25 Easy


English Language
Level of Difficulty: Easy – Moderate
No. of Questions: 25
Max. Marks: 50

Topic No. of Questions Level
Cloze Test 5 Easy – Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 2-3 Moderate
Spelling Test 2 Easy
Fill in the Blanks 2-3 Easy to Moderate
Idioms and Phrases 3 Easy
Active/Passive Voice 3 Moderate
Synonyms/Antonyms 4 Easy
Direct/Indirect Speech 1 Easy
Error Detection 3 Moderate
Sentence Improvement 3 Easy to Moderate
Total 25 Easy to Moderate


General Awareness
Level of Difficulty: Moderate
No. of Questions: 25
Max. Marks: 50

Topic No. of Questions
History 1
Polity 3-4
Geography 1
Economics 2-3
Static Awareness 1
Biology 1-2
Chemistry 2-3
Physics 2-3
Computer 1
Current Affairs 4-5
Total 25

Good Attempts:

Section Level Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude Moderate 15-19
General Intelligence Easy 20-22
English Language Easy to Moderate 17-20
General Awareness Moderate 14-18
Overall Easy – Moderate 72-79


Quantitative Aptitude
Level of Difficulty: Moderate
No. of Questions: 25
Max. Marks: 50

Topic No. of Questions Level
Ratio 1 Easy
Number System 1-3 Easy
Average 2 Easy to Moderate
Simplification 2 Easy
S.I. & C.I. 1 Easy
Speed and Distance 1 Easy
Profit & Loss 1 Easy
Geometry 2 Easy to Moderate
Mensuration 2 Easy
Data Interpretation 5 Easy to Moderate
Trigonometry 2 Easy
Co-ordinate Geometry 1 Easy
Total 25 Moderate


Reasoning Ability
Level of Difficulty: Easy
No. of Questions: 25
Max. Marks: 50

Topic No. of Questions Level
Analogies 3-4 Easy to Moderate
Series 3 Easy
Sequence 1 Easy
Blood Relation 1 Easy
Statement & Conclusions 1 Easy
Matrix 1 Easy
Coding and Decoding 3-4 Easy
Venn Diagram 2 Easy
Mirror Image 1 Easy
Mathematical Operations 2 Easy
Odd one out 2-3 Easy
Direction Sense 1 Easy
Paper Folding Image 1 Easy
Total 25 Easy


English Language
Level of Difficulty: Easy – Moderate
No. of Questions: 25
Max. Marks: 50

Topic No. of Questions Level
Cloze Test 5 Easy – Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 2-3 Moderate
Spelling Test 2 Easy
Fill in the Blanks 2-3 Easy to Moderate
Idioms and Phrases 3 Easy
Active/Passive Voice 3 Moderate
Synonyms/Antonyms 4 Easy
Direct/Indirect Speech 1 Easy
Error Detection 3 Moderate
Sentence Improvement 3 Easy to Moderate
Total 25 Easy to Moderate


General Awareness
Level of Difficulty: Moderate
No. of Questions: 25
Max. Marks: 50

Topic No. of Questions
History 1
Polity 3-4
Geography 1
Economics 2-3
Static Awareness 1
Biology 1-2
Chemistry 2-3
Physics 2-3
Computer 1
Current Affairs 4-5
Total 25


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English Language

1. Spelling Error : Flounder, Possession,Valediction
2. Synonym : Contrite (Ans :remorseful), benison(Ans :Blessing),Banal(Ans : Ordinary)
3. Antonym : babbling(Ans :articulate)
4. One Word Substitution : remorseful feeling (Ans : Churlish)
5. Idioms : :Sore eyes(Ans :something good to see)
6. Out of Order (Ans :not working properly).
7. A cold fish(Ans : Someone who shows no emotion )
8. Direct/Indirect Speech : He said,”i met her yesterday”.(he said that he had met her previous day)
9. Voice : She locked the door(the door was locked)

Quantitative Aptitude

1. Find the difference between Simple interest and Compound Interest when Principal is 2500, rate of interest is 30% and time is 3 years.
2. If perimeter of rectangle is 52 cm and breadth is 12 cm find its length
3. Which minimum number must be added to 9*8*7*10 to make it perfect square.
4. If radius of semicircle is 7 cm find its circumference.
5. Find the value of tan30 +√3/2.
6. In a right angle triangle XYZ, right angled at Y.if secX =17/8.Find YZ.
7. If 1/9 =20, 2/7 = 28, find 2/9.

General Intelligence

1. Find odd one out : 190,149,191,197.
2. Series : 40,70,130,220 ?

General Awareness

1. Which of the longest canal?
2. Which of the following is the Gentlemen’s game?
3. Number of Seats in Himachal Pradesh?
4. Kareena Kapoor won award for which movie as best actress?
5. Amoeba comes under which category?
6. One question from Protozoa.
7. Protein can be get from which vitamin?
8. What is the fromula of Ozone?
9. Beijing is the capital of?
10. Tajmahal was built in which year?
11. In which year telephone was invented?
12. Coachroach comes in which category?
13. Khalsa army founded by?
14. One question about Radon?
15. Which has higher atomic number than boron
16. Pollination in flower exist in which part?
17. In which state Makaravilakku festival celebrated?
18. Where is kanyakumari?
19. On which planet, life is possible except from the earth?
20. Where is Meenakshi Temple located ?
21. Who is the author of “A Shot At History”?