SSC CGL 2016 Questions asked and Paper analysis(27 august)

The first session of the Common Graduate Level (CGL) examination of the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) was conducted from 10:00 am to 11:15 am today, August 27, 2016.SSC CGL examination for the first time is being conducted online.

Exam was easy but the server for the online exam was slow leading to lots of time wasted in the questions being loaded to their computer.

Overall Analysis

Section Level Good Attempts
English Language Easy-Moderate 18-22
Quantitative Aptitude Easy 20
General Intelligence Easy 20-23
General Awareness Moderate- Difficult 12-15
Overall Moderate 70-80


English Language

Topic No of Questions Level
Sentence Improvement 3 Easy- Moderate
Error Detection 3 Easy-Moderate
Idioms/Phrases 3 Easy- Moderate
Comprehension (Comparisonof mothers in China and Fathers in India on emotional ground) 5 Easy-Moderate
Antonym/ Synonym 4 Easy
One-word substitution 3 Easy-Moderate
Total 25 Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude
Note: DI was based on Bar Chart and the questions were based on percentage. Many students were complaining that some questions were wrong.


Topic No of Questions Level
S.I, CI, Profit and Loss 4 Moderate
Mensuration 1 Easy- Moderate
Trigonometry 1-2 Easy-Moderate
Algebra 2 Easy-Moderate
Geometry 3 Easy-Moderate
Speed and Distance/ Time and Work 3 Moderate
DI 5 Moderate
Total   25 Moderate

General Intelligence


Topic No of Questions Level
Syllogism 1 Easy
Matrix 1 Easy
Non Verbal (1Fig. was of water Image) 2 Easy
Odd one out 2 Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense Test 1 Easy-Moderate
Analogy 1 Easy-Moderate
Series 10 Easy-Moderate
Total  25 Easy-Moderate

General Awareness


Topic No of Questions Level
History 4 Moderate
Geography 1 Moderate
Polity 3 Moderate
Economics 3 Moderate
General Science (Chemistry) 3 Moderate
Current Affairs 3-4 Moderate
Total 25 Moderate 


Questios asked in SSC CGL 2016:

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1) When did Kakori Robbery took place ?1925
2) Siachen Glacier is a dispute between which 2 countries? India n Pakistan
3) Who is the First Female Governor of an Indian State ? Sarojini Naidu
4) Which among the following Government Bodies is not under the Attorney General of India? Local Bodies
5) Which Desert has high gold reserves ?Atacama
6) Pollutant, being the biggest source of air pollution in world ?
7) Which component is responsible for acid rain ? Oxides of sulphur & nitrogen
8) What is Zeolite?
9) Which state has higher literacy ? Mizoram
10) Boiling point of water depends upon? Atmospheric pressure
11)Cag does not audit which of the following? State government accounts , Central government accounts, local bodies accounts, government run companies
12) Which monument is called dream of stones?
13) A thing of beauty is joy forever.. book is written by?John Keats
14)Headquarters of FIFA?
15) How many members required to start proceedings of house of parliament?one tenth of total strength
16)Sex ratio of India is calculated as?
17) Which one of the following is insulator ? Wood
18) Fermentation of molasses is for? Ethanol
19) when water is boiled air bubbles rise because of?
20) Which of the following is application protocol? http
21) where poor are taxed more? regressive tax
22) population growth is determined by? Birth rate n death rate
23) Lacrimal glands are present in? Eyes
24) Function of interest groups? Public opinion
25) Which of the following not correctly matched?
Akbar- Rana Pratap
Shivaji -Afzal Khan
Babar – Baimar khan

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