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SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2018

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Analysis – March 7, 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 15-19
General Intelligence Easy 20-22
English Language Easy – Moderate 16-18
General Awareness Moderate – Difficult 14-17
Overall Easy-Moderate 68-74


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

Topic No. of Questions Level
Ratio 1 Easy
Simplification 2 Easy
Simple & Compound Interest 3 Easy – Moderate
Profit & Loss 1 Easy
Mensuration 2 Easy
Number System 1-2 Easy
Average 2 Easy – Moderate
Speed Time & Distance 1 Easy
Ratio & Proportion 1 Easy
Data Interpretation 3 Easy – Moderate
Trigonometry 2 Easy
Geometry 3 Easy – Moderate
Miscellaneous 3 Easy – Moderate
Total 25 Moderate


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

Topic No. of Questions Level
Statements & Conclusion 1 Easy
Coding decoding 1 Easy
Dictionary Order 1 Easy
Directions & Distance 1 Easy
Mirror Images 1 Easy
Matrix 1 Easy
Venn Diagram 1 Easy
Series 2 Easy – Moderate
Analogy 4 Easy
Odd One Out 2 Easy
Paper folding image 1 Easy
Miscellaneous 9 Easy – Moderate
Total 25 Easy


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

Topic No. of Questions Level
Cloze Test 5 Easy – Moderate
Error Spotting 3 Moderate
Idioms & Phrases 3 Moderate
Synonyms & Antonyms 4 Easy
Active & Passive Voice 1-2 Easy
Direct Indirect Speech 1 Easy
Spelling Correction 1-2 Easy
Sentence Improvement 2-3 Easy – Moderate
Phrase Replacement 1-2 Easy – Moderate
Total 25 Easy – Moderate


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

Topic No. of Questions
History 1
Polity 4
Geography 1
Economics 3
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 16-20
General Intelligence Easy 22-23
English Language Easy to Moderate 18-21
General Awareness Moderate 14-18
Overall Easy-Moderate 68-76


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

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


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

Topic No. of Questions Level
Analogy 3-4 Easy
Odd One Out 2-3 Easy
Series 3 Easy-Moderate
Statement & Conclusions 1 Easy
Directions 1 Easy
Sequence 1 Easy
Coding-Decoding 3-4 Easy
Mathematical Operations 2 Easy
Matrix 1 Easy
Blood Relation 1 Easy
Mirror Image 1 Easy
Venn Diagram & Syllogism 2 Easy
Paper Folding Image 1 Easy
Total 25 Easy


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

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


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

Topic No. of Questions
History 1
Polity 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 16-20
General Intelligence Easy 20-22
English Language Easy – Moderate 17-20
General Awareness Moderate 15-17
Overall Easy – Moderate 70-77


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 2 Easy
Co-ordinate Geometry 1 Easy
Mensuration 2 Easy
Trigonometry 2 Easy
Average 2 Easy – Moderate
S.I. & C.I. 1 Easy – Moderate
Geometry 1 Easy – Moderate
DI 5 Easy – Moderate
Total 25 Moderate


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

Topic No. of Questions Level
Odd One Out 2 Easy
Analogy 3-4 Easy
Paper Folding Image 1 Easy
Venn Diagram 1 Easy
Mirror Image 1 Easy
Matrix 1 Easy
Coding-Decoding 3-4 Easy
Sequence 1 Easy
Directions 1 Easy
Series 3 Easy – Moderate
Total 25 Easy


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

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


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

Topic No. of Questions
History 1
Polity 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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General Awareness:

1. Who is the friend of Albuquerque?
2. Who is the captain of Leicester City in English Premier League?
3. what is the name of Naval Exercise between India and Oman?
4. One question was based on resistance.
5. P stands for in PENCIL: Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour
6. Sitara Devi is related to which dance form?
7. One question was related to longitude.
8. Which of the following has got the Best Actor Award in National Award 2017?
9. What is the ratio of the length and breadth of Bangladesh Flag?
10. What is the ratio of the length and breadth of Bangladesh Flag?
11. Is oxygen monoatomic or diatomic?
12. One question was related to Vijayanagar Empire
13. The event that occurred during Lord Curzon’s period?
14. What is the full form of PPP?
15. The full form of FRDI?
16. UDAY Scheme full form
17. Who got the Nobel Prize 2017 for literature?
18. Who was the Australia open tennis winner 2017?
19. Who is the Guardian of the public purse of the government?
20. Which of the following Union territory is known by the name of Black Water?
21. which one is important to get the energy to the human being?
22. Find out the resistance from the given parameters which are length 8 m. of the wire and cross-sectional area 2(cm*cm) and specific resistance 256 ohm
23. What is the name of Joint Exercise of between India and Iraq?
24. Who appoints Chief Justice of India?
25. Who won Nobel prize 2017 in literature?
26. In which country women get equal salary to men?
27. Name the President House of Bangladesh.
28. Who appoints Attorney General of State?
29. Who appoints Election Commissioner?
30. In UJALA, J stands for …….

English Language:

Antonym/Synonym
1. Sordid
2. Turbulence
3. Relationship
4. Quiescent
5. Liasion
6. Discerning

Spelling Errors
1. Renaissance
2. Discrepancy

Idioms & Phrases
1. All thumb
2. Wet Blanket
3. Burn your boats
4. A thorn in a flesh

One Word Substitution
1. To preserve ideas

Quantitative Aptitude:
1. Ratio of SP and CP is 13:7. Find the loss percentage?
2. The radius of the circle was asked.
3. One question was related to train.
4. What should be added in 686×684 to make it perfect square?
5. A person bought articles at 30 Rupees. For how many rupees he must sell to gain the profit of 30%?
6. What will be the compound interest on Rs. 25,000 after 3 years at 12% per annum?
7. Diameter and height of the cylinder was given, Curved surface area was asked.
8. Tan30-3/√2