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Most Important General Science Topics for Railways RRB ALP 2018 Exam

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Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has announced recruitment notification for Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) & Technicians early this year. While official exam dates are yet not announced, it might be conducted in the month of August or September. Though there is uncertainty around dates, don’t be demotivated towards your preparation. Keep preparing and practice well so that you can score well in the RRB ALP 2018 exam. If you are preparing for Railways RRB ALP 2018 Exam, this post will be helpful. Today, we bring to you the most important General Science topics for Railways RRB ALP 2018 Exam.

General science is an important section in the first stage of RRB ALP Exam. The other sections of the exam are Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning and General Awareness on Current Affairs. Let’s glance through the RRB ALP exam pattern first.

First Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)

Subjects

Type of Questions

Language

No. Of Questions

Duration

Mathematics Objective, Multiple Choice Hindi/English 75 Questions 60 min
General Intelligence and Reasoning    
General Science
General awareness on current affairs

If you have gone through the detailed RRB ALP 2018 syllabus, you might have noticed that within General Science, questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology of 10th standard level would be included. Let’s look at the important topics to be covered within GS section of Railways ALP exam.

Important Physics topics for Railways ALP Exam 2018

  • Motion
  • Work, Power & Energy
  • Gravity
  • Magnetism
  • Wave
  • Optics
  • Pressure
  • Laws & Principles
  • Physical Quantities

There will be 5-6 questions from Physics in the ALP Exam.

Important Chemistry topics for Railways ALP Exam 2018

  • Atomic Structure
  • Metallurgy
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Chemical Equations
  • Metals and Non-Metals
  • Carbon and its Compounds

There will be 6-7 questions from Physics in the ALP Exam.

Important Biology topics for Railways ALP Exam 2018

  • Human Body
  • Animals
  • Plants
  • Disease
  • Nutrition
  • Tissues
  • Life Process
  • Work, Power & Energy
  • Gravity
  • Magnetism
  • Wave
  • Optics
  • Pressure
  • Laws & Principles
  • Physical Quantities

There will be 7-8 questions from Physics in the ALP Exam.

You can refer to the 10th standard books to brush up your knowledge around Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Check the best books for Railways ALP Exam 2018 to prepare better.

Sample General Science Questions for RRB ALP 2018 Exam

Question: The antibiotic penicillin is obtained from which of the following?

  1. Synthetic Process
  2. A Bacterium
  3. Fungus
  4. Virus Infected Cells

Solution: Virus infected cells

Question: Which of the following is indicated by the colour of a star?

  1. Weight
  2. Distance
  3. Temperature
  4. Size

Solution: Temperature

Question: Atomic number of an atom gives the number of which of the following?

Electrons

Protons

Neutrons

Neutrons and protons

Solution: Electrons

Question: DPT vaccine is categorized as which of the following?

  1. Anti-viral vaccine
  2. Anti-protozoan vaccine
  3. Anti-rickettsia vaccine
  4. A combined vaccine

Solution: A combined vaccine

Question: Which is the highest quality of hard coal?

  1. Anthracite
  2. Bituminous
  3. Lignite
  4. Peat

Solution: Anthracite

Take a Mock Test and to improve your hold over General Science as well as other section of Railways ALP Exam 2018. You can also take quizzes on Oliveboard’s discussion forum.

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