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SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2018

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Analysis – March 26, 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 Moderate 15-18
General Intelligence Easy 20-22
English Language Easy to Moderate 18-20
General Awareness Easy to Moderate 15-20
Overall Easy – Moderate 69-77


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

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


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

Topic No. of Questions Level
Odd One Out 2-3 Easy
Analogy 1 Easy
Paper Folding Image 1 Easy
Venn Diagram 1 Easy
Mirror Image 1 Easy
Matrix 1 Easy
Coding-Decoding 1 Easy
Sequence 1 Easy
Directions 1 Easy
Statement & Conclusions 1 Easy
Series 2-3 Moderate
Blood Relation 1 Easy
Mathematical Operations 2-3 Easy to Moderate
Total 25 Easy


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

Topic No. of Questions Level
Error Spotting 1 Easy
Idioms and Phrases 1 Easy
Synonyms 2 Easy
Antonyms 1-2 Easy to Moderate
Active Passive 2-3 Easy
Direct Indirect 1 Easy
Spelling Correction 1-2 Easy to Moderate
Cloze Test 5 Easy to Moderate
Sentence Improvement 1-2 Easy
Phrase Substitution 1 Easy
Fill in the Blanks 2-3 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
Geography 2
Economics 3
Static Awareness 1
Biology 2
Chemistry 3
Physics 2
Computer 2
Current Affairs 5
Total 25

Good Attempts:

Section Level Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude Moderate 16-19
General Intelligence Easy 20-21
English Language Easy to Moderate 15-20
General Awareness Easy to Moderate 15-20
Overall Easy – Moderate 70-74


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

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


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

Topic No. of Questions Level
Odd One Out 2-3 Easy
Analogy 1 Easy
Paper Folding Image 1 Easy
Venn Diagram 1 Easy
Mirror Image 1 Easy
Matrix 1 Easy
Coding-Decoding 1 Easy
Sequence 1 Easy
Directions 1 Easy
Statement & Conclusions 1 Easy
Series 2-3 Moderate
Blood Relation 1 Easy
Mathematical Operations 2-3 Easy to Moderate
Total 25 Easy


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

Topic No. of Questions Level
Error Spotting 1 Easy
Idioms and Phrases 1 Easy
Synonyms 2 Easy
Antonyms 1-2 Easy to Moderate
Active Passive 2-3 Easy
Direct Indirect 1 Easy
Spelling Correction 1-2 Easy to Moderate
Cloze Test 5 Easy to Moderate
Sentence Improvement 1-2 Easy
Phrase Substitution 1 Easy
Fill in the Blanks 2-3 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 4
Geography 2
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 16-20
General Intelligence Easy 19-22
English Language Easy to Moderate 16-19
General Awareness Easy to Moderate 15-19
Overall Easy – Moderate 70-74


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

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


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

Topic No. of Questions Level
Odd One Out 2-3 Easy
Analogy 1 Easy
Paper Folding Image 1 Easy
Venn Diagram 1 Easy
Mirror Image 1 Easy
Matrix 1 Easy
Coding-Decoding 1 Easy
Sequence 1 Easy
Directions 1 Easy
Statement & Conclusions 1 Easy
Series 2-3 Moderate
Blood Relation 1 Easy
Mathematical Operations 2-3 Easy to Moderate
Total 25 Easy


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

Topic No. of Questions Level
Error Spotting 1 Easy
Idioms and Phrases 1 Easy
Synonyms 2 Easy
Antonyms 1-2 Easy to Moderate
Active Passive 2-3 Easy
Direct Indirect 1 Easy
Spelling Correction 1-2 Easy to Moderate
Cloze Test 5 Easy to Moderate
Sentence Improvement 1-2 Easy
Phrase Substitution 1 Easy
Fill in the Blanks 2-3 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 4
Geography 2
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. Synonymous
Pert
Copious
Scurrility
Pithy
Mundane
Verdant
2. Antonyms
Egregious
Tyro
Sanguine
3. Idioms
Over my dead body – under no circumstance
A little bird told me
4. Correct the Spelling of
Interference
Neolithic
Impersonators
Interruption
5. Find the odd one out – Sun/Mercury/Venus/Mars

Quantitative Aptitude

1. Find the area of a rectangle whose length and breadth are 21 cm & 20 cm respectively.
2. If we subtract 169 from a perfect square, the result is 7056, find the square root of the number.
3. Find the perimeter of a square if its area is 72.25 sq cm.
4. It the selling price of a good is 60% more than its cost price and there is no profit or loss. Find the percent of maximum discount.
5. A wave of 5 m wavelength is moving with the velocity of 360 m/s. Find its frequency.
6. Find the height of a cylinder whose curved surface area is 352 cm sq and diameter is 14 cm.
7. Find the perimeter of a circle whose radius is 17.5 cm?
8. If 5% of (P + Q) = 20% of (P – Q) then, P is what percent of Q?
9. The cost price of first shirt is the selling price of second shirt. If first shirt was sold at the profit of 30% and the second at the loss of 30%, find the ratio of selling prices of first and second shirts.
10. In a triangle XYZ, Y= 90 degrees, Z=60 degrees. Find cot X – 1/3.
11. What will come in the place of question mark – 39 : 66 :: 47 : ?
12. What will come in the place of question mark – 42, 47, 52, 57, ? , 67

General Awareness

1. What is the length of Swez Canal ?
Ans – 164 KM
2. Which thing is not included in Government ?
Ans – Media
3. What is not found in Xylem ?
4. Which commitee ended Haj Subsidy ?
Ans – AFZI AMANULLAH
5. In Nuclear Reactor, Cadmium rod is used for …… ?
Ans – To Control Nuclear Fission
6. When there is only one buyer and one seller of product, It is called… situation ?
Ans –D. Bilateral Monopoly
7. Who was founder of Banaras Hindu University ?
Ans – Madan Mohan Malvia
8. Which of the following is the most abundant metal on Earth’s Crust ?
Ans – Aluminium
9. Which among the following is not a connective tissue ?
Ans –Skin
10. Red data book contains data of which of the following ?
Ans – A. All endangered species
11. Union Cabinet approves amendments in M- SIPS to attract investment in electronics manufacturing. What is the full form of M- SIPS ?
Ans – Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme
12. The mosque with ” shaking minarets” is situated in which Indian City ?
Ans – Ahmedabad
13. Who is the author of ” The World Outside My Window” is written by which author ?
Ans – Ruskin Bond
14. Due to increased weapon launching missions of North Korea, Which country has launched a spy satellite to monitor it ?
Ans – Japan
15. Who appoints Governor of a State in India ?
Ans – C. President of India
16. What is the literal meaning of “Certiorari” ?
Ans – To be certified or to be Informed
17. The area where the voting takes place?
Ans – Polling Place
18. Sound wave works on the principal of ?
Ans – Longitudinal Waves
19. Sport related statement based?
20. Gir Fall or River is in which state?
Ans – Gujarat
21. Amount limit for houseloan public employees?
Ans – 25 lakh ; Govt triples home loan limit for central govt employees to Rs 25 lakh.