RRB ALP 10th August 2018 Exam Analysis – Shift 1, 2 & 3

Railway Recruitment Board is conducting the Computer Based Test for Assistant Loco Pilot today (10th August 2018). The First Shift CBT is already over. The Exam Timings for the First Stage CBT was from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Since, the RRB ALP First Shift CBT is over, candidates must  be now searching for the exam analysis of the Question paper. In this article, we will provide you complete details regarding the Exam Analysis of the RRB ALP 2018 First Shift CBT held on 10th August 2018 based on the candidate’s feedback who have attempted today’s examination. This exam analysis will help you understand the overall exam pattern, and difficulty level of the RRB ALP Exam 2018.

Review of Railway Loco Pilot First Shift CBT (10th August 2018)

Now the First Shift CBT is over of Railway Loco Pilot. Are you taking the next shift of the RRB ALP CBT today? Well, we will provide you complete information regarding the level of the Question paper. This will help you in boosting your confidence and performance and estimate your scores.

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Brief Explanation of the RRB ALP CBT 2018 (Shift I) Exam Pattern

  • Questions were asked from the following sections – Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Science, General Awareness and Current Affairs.
  • Total Number of Questions asked – 75 Questions for 75 Marks
  • Difficulty Level of the Questions – Easy to Moderate
  • Number of Good Attempts – 54 to 59

Overall Review of the RRB ALP First Stage CBT Question Paper Shift I 10th August 2018 (as per candidate’s feedback)

Overall, the question paper was moderate. Questions were asked from General Science and Current Affairs. Reasoning Questions were quite easy to attempt as well as Mathematics. In the General Science Section, most of the questions were asked from the Physics Section. Therefore, focus more on the Physics Part.

Name of the SubjectNumber of Questions 



Difficulty Level

Number of Good Attempts
Mathematics2020Easy to Moderate14-17
General Intelligence and Reasoning 








General Science2020Moderate13-15
General Awareness and Current Affairs 





Easy to Moderate




Section Wise Exam Analysis of RRB ALP CBT (10th August 2018)

 Mathematics Section-

Overall the section was easy to moderate.  Questions were bit lengthy and were calculative. Question distribution of the topics is as follows-

TopicsNumber of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Percentage2 to 3 QuestionsEasy
Algebra and Trigonometry2 to 3 QuestionsEasy to Moderate
Time and Work1 to 2 QuestionsEasy to Moderate
Time and Distance1 QuestionEasy
Age Calculation (Average)1 QuestionEasy
Simple Interest and Compound Interest 

2 Questions


Easy to Moderate

Profit and Loss1 to 2 QuestionsEasy
Partnership1 to 2 QuestionsEasy to Moderate
Geometry1 QuestionEasy
Simplification2 to 3 QuestionsEasy
Dates and Calendar1 to 2 QuestionsEasy to Moderate
Total17to 18 QuestionsEasy to Moderate

General Intelligence and Reasoning

The Reasoning Section was comparatively easy. The questions were a bit time-consuming and the section had a new pattern of question. The Question Distribution of the General Intelligence and Reasoning Topics are as follows-




Number of Questions

Difficulty Level of the Questions
Coding and Decoding1 to 2 QuestionsEasy
Analogy2 QuestionsEasy to Moderate
Hidden Figure2 to 3 QuestionsEasy
Relationships1 QuestionEasy
Venn Diagram1 to 2 QuestionsEasy
Conclusions and Decision Making 

3 to 4 Questions



Directions1 QuestionEasy
Alphabetical and Number System 

3 Questions




Syllogism1 to 2 QuestionsEasy to Moderate
Image1 QuestionEasy
Total 18 to 20 QuestionsEasy

General Awareness and Current Affairs

The General Awareness and Current Affairs Section was comparatively easy. The Question distribution of the topics are as follows-

TopicsNumber of QuestionsLevel of Questions
Science and Technology7 to 9 QuestionsEasy
Culture4 to 5 QuestionsEasy
Economics2 to 3 QuestionsEasy to Moderate
Sports2 to 3 QuestionsEasy
Current Affairs4 to 5 QuestionsModerate
Total15 to 18 QuestionsEasy to Moderate

Some of the Questions asked in Shift I RRB ALP CBT – (General Science)

  • Which Vitamin Deficiency causes hemophilia?
  • Earth Science- What is the outermost shell of the Moon called?
  • Atomic Number of Copper?
  • Who is called as the Father of Genetics?
  • Who is discovered Blood Groups?
  • Unit of Force?
  • Formula of Propane?
  • Who invented Telephone?
  • Who discovered Insulin?
  • Which gas is used to avoid food from oxide?
  • If the value of the current is increased what will be effect of resistance?
  • Which Military Exercise happened between India and Malaysia?
  • Which country implemented GST First?
  • What is Vyati Yojana?

General Awareness Questions Asked in RRB ALP First Shift CBT (10th August 2018)

  • Who is the owner of Spice Jet?
  • Who established Ramkrishna Mission?
  • First Face Recognition was implemented in?
  • Director of CAG
  • Neeraj Chopra is related to which sports?
  • When was the NATO established and where is its headquarters?
  • Who invented Telephone?

Now the RRB Second Shift ALP CBT 2018, is going on. The third shift RRB ALP CBT 2018 will start from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Updated: August 14, 2018 — 12:58 pm

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