SSC CPO Tier 1 exam analysis 2019: 9, 10, 11, 12,13 December 2019 | All Shifts

The first stage of the SSC CPO exam is going to be conducted from 9 December 2019 to 13 December 2019. In this blog, SSC CPO Tier 1 exam analysis 2019, we will provide you the detailed section-wise analysis of the paper going to be conducted in two shifts from 9th to 13th December 2019. The SSC CPO Exam Analysis for Tier 1 will help candidates in knowing the pattern followed this year i.e. what kind of questions were asked, their difficulty level, etc. Before moving to the exam analysis let’s have a look at the exam pattern for SSC CPO.

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SSC CPO Tier 1 exam analysis 2019: Exam Pattern

In SSC CPO we have 200 questions divided into 4 sections and each question carries a total of 1 mark making a total of 200 marks for 200 questions. The overall time given to complete Paper 1 is 120 minutes i.e 2 hours.

Paper-I :

Date of Examination Part Subject No. of Questions/Maximum Marks Time Duration
9-12-2019to

13-12-2019

I General Intelligence and Reasoning 50/50 2 Hours
II General Knowledge and General Awareness 50/50
III Quantitative Aptitude 50/50
IV English Comprehension 50/50

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SSC CPO Tier 1 exam analysis 2019: Shift 1 (12 December 2019)

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – Quantitative Aptitude

Difficulty level: Moderate to Difficult

  • Ratio & Proportion; 2 Questions
  • SI & CI: 3-4 Questions
  • Profit & Loss: 2-3 Questions
  • Mensuration: 2-3 Questions
  • Trigonometry: 3 Questions
  • Algebra: 2 Questions
  • Geometry: 2-3 Questions
  • Data Interpretation: 9-10 Questions
  • Speed and Distance: 2-3 Questions
  • Time and work: 3-4 Questions
  • Miscellaneous: 10-13 Questions

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – English Language

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

  • Reading Comprehension: 5-6 Questions
  • Sentence Improvement: 4-5 Questions
  • Sentence Correction: 4-5 Questions
  • Idioms and Phrases: 2-3 Questions
  • Spell Check: 4-5 Questions
  • Cloze Test: 5 Questions
  • Error Detection: 5-6 Questions
  • One word substitution: 5-6 Questions
  • Miscellaneous: 9 Questions

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – General Intelligence and Reasoning

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

  • Syllogism: 2-3 Questions
  • Mathematical Operation: 4-5 Questions
  • Non-Verbal (Mirror Image, Embedded Figure, Counting Figure): 6-8 Questions
  • Odd one out: 4-5 Questions
  • Coding-Decoding: 4-5 Questions
  • Analogy: 4-5 Questions
  • Series: 5-6 Questions
  • Direction Sense Test: 1 Question
  • Miscellaneous: 12 Questions

SSC CPO Tier 1 exam analysis 2019: Shift 1 (11 December 2019)

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – Quantitative Aptitude

Difficulty Level: Moderate

  • Data Interpretation: 6 Questions
  • Geometry: 3-4 Questions
  • Mensuration: 4-5 Questions
  • Trigonometry: 4 Questions
  • Algebra: 8 Questions
  • Percentage: 4 Questions
  • Time, Speed and Distance: 3 Questions
  • Profit, Loss, and Discount: 2 Questions
  • SI & CI: 3-4 Questions
  • Ratio and Proportion: 2 Questions
  • Average: 3 Questions
  • Mixture and Allegation: 2 Questions

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – Reasoning Ability

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

  • Analogy: 6-7 Questions
  • Odd one out: 4 Questions
  • Mirror Image: 3 Questions
  • Directions: 2 Questions
  • Venn Diagram: 2  Questions
  • Figure Counting; 3-4 Questions
  • Syllogism: 5 Questions
  • Coding-Decoding: 3 Questions
  • Alphabetical series: 3-4 Questions
  • Classification: 5-6 Questions
  • Dice: 2 Questions
  • Wrong number series: 2 Questions
  • Word Formation: 2-3 Questions
  • Miscellaneous: 2-3 Questions

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – General Awareness

Difficulty Level: Moderate

  • Biology: 4-5 Questions
  • Polity: 5-6 Questions
  • Chemistry: 7 Questions
  • Economics: 5-6 Questions
  • Physics: 4-5 Questions
  • History: 6 Questions
  • Geography: 6-7 Questions
  • Current Affairs: 13-14 Questions

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – English Language

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

  • Reading Comprehension: 6 Questions
  • Spell Check: 6 Questions
  • Cloze Test: 6-7 Questions
  • Spot the error: 3-4  Questions
  • Idioms/ Phrases: 6-7 Questions
  • Synonyms and Antonyms: 12-14 Questions

SSC CPO Tier 1 exam analysis 2019: Shift 1 (10 December 2019)

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – Quantitative Aptitude

  • Geometry: 5-6 Questions
  • Trigonometry (Quadrant based): 6-7 Questions
  • Heights and Distance: 1-2 Questions
  • SI and CT: 2 Questions
  • Pipes and Cistern: 2-3 Question
  • Percentage: 2 Questions
  • Profit and Loss (Basic Level Questions): 2 Questions
  • Data Interpretation: 5 Questions
  • Time and Work: 3-4 Questions
  • Algebra:  6 Questions
  • Miscellaneous: 2-3 Questions

 

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – General Intelligence and Reasoning

Topics from where the questions were asked are as follows:

  • Analogy: 6-7 Questions
  • Figure counting: 4 Questions
  • Odd one out: 4 Questions
  • Directions: 2 Questions
  • Venn Diagram: 2 Questions
  • Syllogism: 3 Questions
  • Coding-Decoding: 3 Questions
  • Alphabetical Series: 4 Questions
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning (Mirror Image / Embedded Figure): 3-4 Questions
  • Statement Conclusion: 5 Questions
  • Miscellaneous: 11-12 Questions

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – General Studies

  • Polity: 5-6 Questions
  • Biology: 4-5 Questions
  • Chemistry: 6-7 Questions
  • Physics: 4-5 Questions
  • Economics: 5-6 Questions
  • History + Geography: 6+7 Questions
  • Current Affairs: 10-15 Questions

Questions asked in General studies section from Shift 1 are as follows:

  1. What is the ranking of India in Human Development Index 2019?
  2. Who won the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year 2019?
  3. Garba is the folk dance of which state?
  4. Who won the Nobel Prize in the field of Literature?
  5. When is Army day celebrated?
  6. Who the Prime Minister of Bangladesh?
  7. In which state is Tagore Hill situated?
  8. How does easter smell?
  9. How much area of Rajasthan is covered with Desert area?
  10. The Joint Military Exercise Al- Nagah III 2019 was conducted between India and __________?
  11. G20 summit 2019 was held in which of the following countries?

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – English Comprehension

  • Reading Comprehension: 5 Questions
  • Cloze Test: 6-7 Questions
  • Spell Check: 5-6 Questions
  • Sentence Improvement: 6-7 Questions
  • One word substitution: 4-6 Questions
  • Idioms and Phrases: 6-7 Questions
  • Synonyms and Antonyms: 11-12 Questions

SSC CPO Tier 1 exam analysis 2019: Shift 1 (9 December 2019)

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – General Intelligence and Reasoning

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

This section consists of 50 questions and each question is of 1 mark making a total of 50 marks for 50 questions. The difficulty level of the questions asked in this section were of moderate level. The questions asked from Analogy and Odd one out were highest in number.

  • Mathematical Operation: 4 Questions
  • Counting of Figures: 3 Questions
  • Mirror: 2 Questions
  • Analogy: 5 Questions
  • Odd one out: 5 questions
  • Venn Diagram:2 Questions
  • Number and Word Series: 4-5 Questions
  • Syllogism: 2 Questions
  • Coding-Decoding: 2-3 Questions
  • Paper-cutting and folding: 2 Questions
  • Embedded Figures: 2-3 Questions
  • Distance Direction Test: 2-3 Questions
  • Figure series: 2 Questions
  • Classification: 3-4 Questions
  • Counting of Triangles: 1 Question

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – Quantitative Aptitude

As shown in the above exam pattern this section consists of 50 Questions and each question carries a total of 1 mark that makes a total of 50 marks. The difficulty level of this section varies from easy to moderate. The maximum no of questions were asked from Data Interpretation.

  • Time speed and distance: 2 Questions
  • Pipes and Cisterns: 1 Question
  • Data Interpretation(Histogram, Pie Chart, Tabular): 15 Questions
  • Trigonometry: 2-3 Questions
  • Geometry: 5-6 Questions
  • Mensuration: 3-4 Questions
  • Algebra: 3-4 Questions
  • Ratio and Proportion: 1-2 Questions
  • Number System: 2-3 Questions
  • Miscellaneous: 8-10 Questions

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – English Comprehension

This section also consists of 50 questions making a total of 50 marks. The difficulty level of Questions asked in this section was of moderate level. A total of 8 questions were asked from synonyms and antonyms.

  • Reading Comprehension (Difficulty level: moderate): 5 Questions
  • Synonyms and Antonyms: 8 Questions
  • Spell Check: 1 Question
  • Idiom and phrases: 3-4 Question
  • Error Recognition and sentence improvement: (5+5) Questions 
  • Fill in the blanks: 5 Questions
  • Sentence Structure: 2-3 Questions
  • Sentence completion: 3-4 Questions
  • One word substitution: 4-5 Questions

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – General Studies

  • History: 5-6 Questions
  • Geography: 2-3 Questions
  • Biology: 2-3 Questions
  • Polity: 3-4 Questions
  • Physics: 2-3 Questions
  • Static GK: 15-20 Questions
  • Current Affairs: 9-10 Questions

Questions asked in General studies section from Shift 1 are as follows:

  1. Which Portuguese explorer discovered sea route to India in 1497-1498?
  2. Which of the following law is used to store soda in the bottle?
  3. Who has written the book “A Century Is Not Enough”  My Roller Coaster Ride To Success (2018)?
  4. Who has become the first Indian female to be appointed to ICC International Panel of Match Referees?
  5. Which of the following is the outermost layer of the atmosphere?
  6. What is the junction of the small intestine and large intestine called?
  7. Animal Husbandry comes which of the following lists?
  8. Which of the following Indian cities has been recently included as UNESCO world heritage site?
  9. Who became the Nawab of Bengal after the death of Alivardi Khan?
  10. Which of the following commissions has been appointed by the GOI for center-state relation?
  11. What is the name given to the phenomenon of display of light in the Northern Hemisphere? 
  12.  What is the function of Endocrine Gland?
  13. Question on Pink Revolution.
  14. Gamma Ray Related Question.
  15. False Gold Related Question.

SSC CPO Tier 1 exam analysis 2019: Shift 2

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – Quantitative Aptitude

Overall difficulty level: Moderate to Difficult

  • Number System: 2 Questions
  • SI and CI: 1-2 Questions
  • Ratio & Proportion: 2-3 Questions
  • Profit and Loss: 3-4 Questions
  • Mensuration: 2-3 Questions
  • Trigonometry: 2-3 Questions
  • Algebra: 2 Questions
  • Time and Work: 2-3 Questions
  • Pipes and Cistern: 2-3 Questions
  • Geometry:  4-5 Questions
  • Speed and Distance: 3-4 Questions
  • Data Interpretation: 10 Questions
  • Average and Percentage: 4-5 Questions
  • Heights and Distance: 2 Questions

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – English Language

Overall difficulty level: Easy to Moderate

  • Sentence Improvement: 4-5 Questions
  • Error Detection: 3-4 Questions
  • Idioms/ Phrases: 3 Questions
  • Reading Comprehension (Plastic Waste): 5 Questions
  • Antonym/ Synonym: 8-10 Questions
  • One word substitution: 5 Questions
  • Spelling check: 5 Questions
  • Cloze Test: 5 Questions
  • Miscellaneous: 7-8 Questions

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – General Intelligence and Reasoning

Overall difficulty level: Easy to Moderate

  • Venn Diagram: 2 Questions
  • Syllogism: 2 Questions
  • Classification: 2-3 Questions
  • Non-Verbal (Mirror Image, Counting figure, Embedded figure): 6-7 Questions
  • Odd one out: 4-5 Questions
  • Coding-Decoding: 4-5 Questions
  • Direction Sense Test: 3-4 Questions
  • Analogy: 3-4 Questions
  • Series: 7-8 Questions
  • Miscellaneous: 7-8 Questions

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – General Studies

Overall difficulty level; Moderate

  • History: 5-7 Questions
  • Geography: 5 Questions
  • Polity: 3-4
  • Economics: 4 Questions
  • Current Affairs: 10-12 Questions
  • Science: 3-4 Questions
  • Miscellaneous: 13-14 Questions

 

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