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SSC CPO Exam Analysis – 12 March 2019 | All Slots

SSC CPO Exam Analysis

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is conducting the SSC CPO Tier I exam today. The SSC CPO exam was scheduled to be held from 12th to 16th March 2019. The first shift of today’s exam is over and we are here with the detailed exam analysis. The SSC CPO Exam Analysis will help candidates in knowing the pattern followed this year i.e. what kind of questions were asked, their difficulty level, etc. The notification for SSC CPO 2018 exam was released last year for the recruitment of SI in CAPFs, ASI in CISF and SI in Delhi Police.

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis – 12 March 2019 | Shift 1

All the four sections, i.e., English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence and General Awareness, were of easy to moderate level. Let’s look at it in detail:

English Language

Topic No of Questions Level
Antonym/ Synonym 10 Moderate to Difficult
Cloze test 5 Easy to Moderate
Error Detection 5-6 Moderate
Idioms and Phrases 3-4 Moderate to Difficult
One word substitution 3-4 Moderate to Difficult
Reading Comprehension 5 Easy to Moderate
Sentence Correction 4 Easy to Moderate
Spelling 4 Easy

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Quantitative Aptitude

Data Interpretation: two types of DI was asked- linear and Pie-chart, in which there was two Linear DI, and 1 Pie Chart.

Topic No of Questions Level
Algebra 3-4 Easy
Average & Percentage 3-4 Moderate
Data Interpretation 10 Moderate
Geometry 8-9 Moderate
Mensuration 3-4 Difficult
SI and CI,  Profit and Loss 5-6 Moderate
Speed, Time and Distance/ Boat & Stream 2 Easy-Moderate
Time and Work/ Pipes & Cistern 5-6 Moderate to Difficult
Trigonometry 4-5 Moderate-Difficult

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General Intelligence

In the General Intelligence or the Reasoning section, questions were, again, of Easy to Moderate level. Some questions were time consuming but doable.

Topic No of Questions Level
Syllogism 2 Moderate
Mathematical Ooperations 3-4 Moderate
Non-Verbal Reasoning 7-8 Easy
Odd one out 6 Easy-Moderate
Coding-Decoding 4-5 Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense Test 2 Easy-Moderate
Analogy 4 Moderate
Series 6-7 Moderate
Miscellaneous 9 Easy-Moderate

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General Awareness

This section included questions from History, Geography, Polity, Economy, with majority of questions from General Science, like Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Few questions from recent events, like Sports, Awards and Honours, Agreements and MoUs. etc. were asked. Let’s have a look at them:

  • First Female Lok Sabha Speaker
  • The sky appears blue due to?
  • Winner of National Women Squash 2018 Championship
  • Rauf is the folk dance of?
  • Winner of Hindu Prize 2018?
  • Who recently climbed volcanic mountains?
  • Constitutional amendment comes under which article?
  • Dachigam National Park is located in?
  • Tribal Dance of Orissa?
  • Rain Droplets are spherical in shape due to
  • Microsoft Handloom Weiver
  • Which state does not share its boundary with Bangladesh?
  • Sagauli treaty was signed between? British and Nepal King
  • Five kingdom classification was given by?
  • National Indian cinema museum was inaugurated by?

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This brings us to the end of the blog. Hope you find the SSC CPO Exam Analysis provided here useful. If you have any queries, write in the comment section below.

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