SSC CGL Tier 1 Quantitative Aptitude questions asked in the previous years
For your convenience, we are providing the exact number of questions asked from respective topics in Previous Year SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam in Quant section. The number of questions asked from various topics remained almost the same, the only difference was in the difficulty level of the questions. Check out the table given below.
|S.No.||Topics||No. Of Questions asked in
SSC CGL 2016
|No. Of Questions asked in
SSC CGL 2017
|No. Of Questions asked in
SSC CGL 2018-19
|5||Time & Work||–||1||1|
|6||Time, Speed & Distance||1||1||1|
|7||S.I. & C.I.||1||1||1|
|8||Profit & Loss/ Discount||2||2||2|
In order to score high marks, first, you need to look for the topics containing the most number of questions and then start working on it. Just remember, Accuracy and Time Management is the key to score in Quantitative Aptitude. Let’s take a look at the strategy that needs to be adopted to prepare topic wise in Quant section:
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2. Algebra/Trigonometry/Height and Distance
Algebra includes basic formulas of cubes, squares, trigonometric ratios and identities. Questions can be repeated from this section for which you need to practice the previous year papers. 2-3 questions will be asked from Algebra. Make sure to solve these questions in minimum time. Try to solve a few questions from the options given if you don’t find any way to solve. Learn all the trigonometric identities useful for the exam. Overall 5-6 questions can be asked from Algebra, Trigonometry & Height and Distance.
3. Ratio/Percentage/profit, Loss and Discount
4. Time speed and distance/ Train/ Boats and Stream
Inverse relation and direct relation between time, speed and distance can help you a lot. The concept of relative velocity will help you in solving problems of Trains, Boats and Stream. All these topics are based on the same concept. Gun and Bullet problem, Train accident problem, Effect of increasing/decreasing speed on time, these problems are often asked in exams. Overall 3-4 questions can be asked from these topics.
5.Time and Work/pipes and Cistern
6. Data Interpretation
DI is considered an easier topic in SSC CGL as compared to others. Do not take any topic or subject lightly as the exam can be full of surprises and you need to be prepared beforehand for what may come.
Now, for the remaining days before the tier-1 2019 examination, the best you could do is start taking online mock exams twice a day and analyse your performance thoroughly. For the rest of the time, start solving previous years’ questions. As you practice more, you will be able to solve the questions with a much better pace and this will surely help you boost your morale.
A bit of increased focus and a pinch of smart work will serve you the purpose to score 40+ in the quant section of SSC CGL Tier 1 2019 for sure.
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