RRB ALP 17th August 2018 Exam Analysis for CBT Shift I, II, & III

Exam Analysis of RRB ALP First Stage CBT 17 August 2018 is quite moderate. RRB has already completed the Shift I and II of RRB First Stage CBT that is conducted on 17 August 2018. Talking about the Exam Analysis of RRB ALP CBT, candidates found the CBT pretty easy. Questions were easy to attempt and were not that lengthy. The RRB ALP Exam Analysis of 17 August CBT Exam will give you an idea about the types of questions asked in RRB ALP First Stage CBT. This will help the candidates who will be appearing the exam in the upcoming dates. The paper analysis will give a hint of how the rest of the papers will be. In this article, we have discussed the Question Paper of RRB ALP First Stage CBT 2018 (Shift I, II, III).

RRB Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician Exam Analysis 17 August 2018 (Shift – III)

Finally, the RRB ALP First Stage CBT (Shift III) is over. Candidates have given quite positive feedback regarding the Question paper. Let’s take a quick look on the overall review of Shift II RRB ALP First Stage CBT.

Sections Total Number of Questions Total Number of Marks Difficulty Level Number of Good Attempts
Mathematics 25 25 Easy 15 to 18 Questions
General Intelligence and Reasoning 20 20 Easy to Moderate 16 to 18 Questions
General Awareness 10 10 Easy 16 to 17 Questions
General Science and Current Affairs 20 20 Easy to Moderate 5 to 6 Questions
Total 75 75 Easy to Moderate 52- 56 Questions

Overview of RRB ALP First Stage CBT (17th August 2018) Shift III (Section-Wise)

Mathematics Section

The Mathematics Section was moderate. Few Questions were tricky to answer. Some of the Questions that were asked in the CBT are –

  • Trigonometry – {1/(1+Sin theta)} + {1/(1-Sin theta)} = ?
  • 5 men or 10 woman does a work in 20 days, then 3 men and 4 women will complete the work in how many days?
  • Percentage – 46% of 250=?
  • Two to three questions were asked from Simple Interest
  • If x3311 is divided by 11 & the remainder is 0, then find X = ?

General Intelligence and Reasoning Section

This section was the easiest one. Questions were easy and directly asked. Overall, the section was easy. Some of the Questions that were asked are –

  • Alphabet – D,W,C,X,K,P,H,?
  • Rate = 4%, Amount – 1250, Time = 6 years, Find Principle?
  • LCM of (36, 72, 126) =?
  • What is the degree of angle between the hour & Minute hand at 5:49 am
  • Number Series -2,5,11,23,  =?

General Science Section

This section was easy to moderate. Questions were mostly asked from Physics. Some of the Questions that were asked in the CBT are

  • Which is the largest natural energy resource for earth?
  • If incidence makes an angle of 30 degrees, then what will be the reflection angle?
  • CuO+H2 = ?
  • What is the atomic no. of Phosphorus
  • Life Science – Which Vitamin deficiency caused the Blood clot?

General Awareness and Current Affairs Section

The General Awareness and Current Affairs Section was moderate. Questions were quite tough to attempt. Some of the Questions asked are as follows –

  • In Which field is Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar award is given?
  • In which ground did R. Ashwin break, Denis Lily’s record for 300 test wickets?
  • Sangai festival is celebrated in which state?
  • Foreign secretary of India?
  • Defense Minister of India
  • Which Chinese first visited the Nalanda University
  • Who won 2014 Junior Hockey World Cup?
  • Who wrote the book “Anything but Khamosh”
  • What is the official language of Nagaland

RRB Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician Exam Analysis 17th August 2018 (Shift – II)

As per the candidate’s feedback, the RRB ALP CBT (Shift II) was easy to moderate. The difficulty level of the paper was minor. Candidates found the paper to be easy to attempt. Let’s take a quick look on the overall review of Shift II RRB ALP First Stage CBT.

Section Number of Questions Marks Allotted Difficulty Level Number of Attempts
Mathematics 20 20 Easy to Moderate 15 to 16 Questions
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 25 Easy 20 to 21 Questions
General Science 20 20 Easy to Moderate 16 to 17 Questions
General Awareness and Current Affairs 20 20 Easy 6 to 7 Questions
Total 75 75 Easy to Moderate 52-55 Questions

Overview of RRB ALP First Stage CBT (17th August 2018) Shift II (Section-Wise)

Mathematics Section

The Mathematics Section was pretty easy as per the students feedback. Questions asked were directly formula based. Overall the section was easy to attempt.

Some of the Questions asked in the CBT

  • 123+ 0.123 + 0.0123 + 0.00123 = ?
  • What is the Square Root of 0.09?
  • Rate = 4%, Amount – 1250, Time = 6 years, Principle = ?
  • What is the LCM of (32, 72, 126) =?
  • Find the Unit Digit of (2153)167 = ?
  • Maximum Value of Tanθ + Cosθ = ?
  • Co-ordinates of a triangle (2,4), (-3, -1), (5,2). Find the area of a circle ?
  • Compound Interest of two years is Rs. 156 and for three years is Rs. 254. Find Interest Rate ?

General Intelligence and Reasoning Section

This section was the most easiest one. Questions were easy and directly asked.

Some of the Questions asked in the CBT

  • Statement & Conclusion – No Orange is Mango, Some Mango is Apple.
  • Mirror Image and water Image – 2 Questions
  • Day on 12th August 1745 ?
  • Complete this series 4, 9, 20, 43, ?
  • Which day will be on 25th December 2019 ?
  •  Angle on 11:20 Time = ?
  • Number Series – 7, 13, 25, 49,?
  • Blood Relation – 5-6 Questions were asked
  • If Sin theta + Cos theta = a, Sin theta – Cos theta = ?

General Science Section

This section was easy to moderate. Questions were mostly asked from Physics. Some of the Questions that were asked in the CBT are

  • Formula of Kinetic Energy
  • What is the Unit of Weight?
  • Formula of Gravity
  • Questions were asked from Periodic Table
  • 1 Question was asked from Acid and Base
  • What will be products when Caustic Soda is reacted with HCl ?
  • Questions were asked from Steam and Ovary
  • What deficiency causes Blood Clot?
  • What is a Seed made of?

General Awareness and Current Affairs Section

The General Awareness and Current Affairs Section was moderate. Questions were quite tough to attempt. Some of the Questions asked are as follows –

  • Who is the CEO of Flipkart? – Kalyan Krishnamurthy
  • Ease of doing business is release by which organisation ? –  World Bank Group
  • Who won FIFA World cup? – France National Football Team
  • Who is the Lok Sabha Speaker? – Sumitra Mahajan 
  • . Capital of Uzbekistan-  Tashkent
  • Name the Indian Chief Minister who has achieved any award in America ?- Chandrababu Naidu
  • Who won Ranji Trophy 2018? – Vidharbha Cricket Team
  • Who is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Of Infosys – Salil Parekh 
  • Who is the  Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Master Card ?- Ajaypal Singh Banga
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nokia Company-  Rajeev Suri
  • Where does President of India Ramanath Kovind bolng to? – Uttar Pradesh
  • Who won Junior Hockey Championship? – Canada Men’s National’s Junior Ice Hockey Team
  • Who is owner of Delhi Dare Devil? – GMR Group
  • Who is the owner of Mumbai Indians? Mukesh Ambani, Nita Ambani (Reliance Industries)
  •  Who is the chairman of SAIL ? – P K Singh
  • Chemmonam Chacho recently passed away related to which field ? – Poet
  • Bharti Axa Life Insurance  ties up with Airtel Payment Bank under which Scheme ? – Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)
  • Soyabean Growing State – Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan

RRB ALP First Stage CBT 17th August 2018 (Shift I)

Overall, the RRB ALP CBT Shift I Exam was easy to moderate. Few questions were a bit tricky. The Reasoning Section was very easy. Maximum candidates have answered 50+ answers.

Sections Number of Questions Total Number of Marks Difficulty Level Number of Good Attempts
Mathematics 20 20 Easy 16 to 18 Questions
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 25 Easy to Moderate 18 to 20 Questions
General Science 20 20 Easy to Moderate 15 to 17 Questions
General Awareness and Current Affairs 20 20 Easy 6 to 7 Questions
Total 75 75 Easy to Moderate 51 to 54 Questions

Overview of RRB ALP First Stage CBT (17th August 2018) Shift II (Section-Wise)

Mathematics Section

The Mathematics Section was pretty easy as per the students feedback. Questions asked were directly formula based. Overall the section was easy to attempt.

Some of the Questions that were asked in the CBT are –

  • What number should we add with 435 to make it a square root?
  • A is filling a tank in 2 hrs, B is a hole present in the tank. If both A and B works at the same time then it takes 7/3 hours to fill the tank. If the tank is full, then how many hours the tank will empty?
  • Trigonometry – Sin 30+ Cos 30 + (Cos 30/Sin 30) = ?
  • What is the unit digit of (2153)^167
  • Ratio & Proportion – If 18 man takes 12 days to complete a work, working 6 hrs daily, then how many days it will take for 36 men to do the same work working 3 hrs daily
  • Height = 14, Base = 7, Then find the Hypotenuse?

General Intelligence and Reasoning Section

This section was the most easiest one. A Candidate can easily gain good marks from this section. Questions tahta were asked in the Examination:

  • Statement & Assumption – 2 to 3 Questions were asked
  • Statement & Conclusion – Some Cat is Rat, Some Cat is Monkey.
  • Data Sufficiency – 1 to 2 Questions
  • Number Series – 1 to 2 Question
  • Counting of Figure –
  • Calendar- If today is Friday. So, what will be the day after 30 days.
  • 15th Feb 2018 is Thursday, then what is 15th Feb 2019?

General Science Section

This section was easy to moderate. Questions were mostly asked from Physics. Some of the Questions that were asked in the CBT are-

  • Sports – Who won French Open 2017? – R. Nadal
  • Asia Cup Hockey – 1 Question
  • CEO of Master Card? – Ajaypal Singh Banga
  • Politics – Who won best CM of the year? –
  • History – Who Introduced Din-i-llahi
  • CEO of Nokia?
  • Who won the Booker Prize?
  • Full form of Pan Card?
  • Who wrote “Sita The Warrior of Mithila”?
  • Who of the following was not in the Navaratna?
  • Governor – 2 Qs
  • Who was the runner up in under 17 FIFA world cup 2017?
  • Which Indian gave a tabla performance in the Silk Road Summit?
Updated: August 18, 2018 — 11:24 am

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