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SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam Analysis – March 9, 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 16-18
General Intelligence Easy 20-22
English Language Easy – Moderate 17-19
General Awareness Easy – Moderate 16-19
Overall Easy-Moderate 70-76


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

Topic No. of Questions Level
Simplification 2 Easy
Simple and Compound Interest 3 Easy – Moderate
Profit and Loss 1 Easy
Mensuration 2 Easy
Average 2 Easy – Moderate
Speed Time and Distance 1 Easy
Ratio and Proportion 1 Easy
Data Interpretation 3 Easy – Moderate
Trigonometry 2 Easy
Geometry 3/ Easy – Moderate
Number System 2 Easy
Miscellaneous 3 Easy
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 3 Easy – Moderate
Analogy 4 Easy – Moderate
Odd One Out 2 Easy
Paper folding image 1 Easy
Syllogism 1 Easy
Miscellaneous 8 Easy – Moderate
Total 25 Easy


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

Topic No. of Questions Level
Cloze Test 5 Easy – Moderate
Error Spotting 3 Moderate
Idioms and Phrases 3 Easy
Synonyms and Antonyms 4 Easy
Active and Passive Voice 3 Moderate
Spelling Correction 2 Easy
Sentence Improvement 2 Easy – Moderate
Phrase Replacement 3 Easy
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 3
Static Awareness 1
Biology 2
Chemistry 3
Physics 3
Computer 1
Current Affairs 5
Miscellaneous 2
Total 25

Good Attempts:

Section Level Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude Moderate 16-18
General Intelligence Easy 19-22
English Language Easy – Moderate 18-20
General Awareness Easy – Moderate 17-19
Overall Easy-Moderate 71-76


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

Topic No. of Questions Level
Simplification 2 Easy
S.I. & C.I. 1 Easy – Moderate
Profit & Loss 1 Easy
Mensuration 2 Easy
Average 2 Easy – Moderate
Speed Time & Distance 1 Easy
Ratio & Proportion 1 Easy
Data Interpretation 5 Easy – Moderate
Trigonometry 2 Easy – Moderate
Number System 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 4 Easy
Dictionary Order 1 Easy
Directions & Distance 1 Easy – Moderate
Mirror Images 1 Easy
Matrix 1 Easy
Venn Diagram 2 Easy
Series 3 Easy – Moderate
Analogy 4 Easy
Odd One Out 3 Easy
Mathematical Operations 2 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 Improvement 2 Easy
Error Detection 2 Easy – Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 2-3 Moderate
Idioms and Phrases 3 Easy
Synonyms 2 Easy
Antonyms 2 Easy
Active Passive Voice 1 Easy
Direct Indirect Speech 1 Easy
Spelling Correction 1 Easy
Fill in the blanks 3 Easy – Moderate
Total 25 Easy – Moderate


General Awareness
Level of Difficulty: Easy – Moderate
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 15-18
General Intelligence Easy 20-22
English Language Easy – Moderate 19-21
General Awareness Easy – Moderate 18-20
Overall Easy – Moderate 71-76


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

Topic No. of Questions Level
Number System 1 Easy
Ratio and Proportion 1 Easy
Simplification 2 Easy
DI 5 Easy – Moderate
Mensuration 2 Easy
Trigonometry 2 Easy
Average 2 Easy – Moderate
S.I. & C.I. 1 Easy – Moderate
Geometry 1 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
Odd One Out 3 Easy
Analogy 4 Easy – Moderate
Paper Folding Image 1 Easy
Venn Diagram 2 Easy
Mirror Image 1 Easy
Matrix 1 Easy
Coding-Decoding 3-4 Easy
Sequence 1 Easy
Directions 1 Easy
Series 3 Easy
Statement & Conclusions 1 Easy
Mathematical Operations 2 Easy
Total 25 Easy


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

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


General Awareness
Level of Difficulty: Easy – Moderate
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


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Quantitative Aptitude

1. From the top of cliff 100 m height, angles of depression of the top bottom of a tower are observed to be 30 and 45, respectively. What is the height of the tower?
2. The Average age of A and B is 50 years and that of B and C is 38 years. What is the difference between the age of A and C?
3. The difference between the simple interest a received from the two different banks on same Rs.1200 for 3 years is Rs.108. Then find the difference between the rate of interest of banks.
4. A wholesaler sells a watch to a retailer at a profit of 25% and the retailer sells it to a customer at a loss of 12 %. If the customer pays Rs.1045, what had it cost the wholesaler?
5. If 31 % of the electricity bill is deducted, Rs.1794 is still to be paid. How much was the original bill amount?

English Language:

1. The synonym of ‘Impiety’
2. Direct-Indirect speech.
Veer said, “I was playing football”.
3. Fill in the blanks
Expectant mothers are more ____ to lung due to smoking.

General Awareness

1. If a body slides over a surface, what is force resisting the motion between them called?
2. In which language did the drafting committee write the Indian Constitution?
3. Which is representative of Dravida style of temple Architecture?
4. Where is the Gir forest located?
5. Who was the 1st Indian to win Mrs. World in 2001?
6. Who was the First Governor of Bengal?