AFCAT 2 Exam Analysis 2021 (30 August) Shift 1, 2: Difficulty Level, Questions Asked, Attempts

By Sajneet|Updated : August 30th, 2021

The AFCAT Exam is conducted twice a year. This year the AFCAT 2 2021 is conducted on 28th, 29th and 30th August 2021. The AFCAT Exam is conducted for recruiting Grade A Officers in Flying Branch, Ground Duty (Technical), Ground Duty (Non-Technical) branch of the Indian Air Force. AFCAT 2 2021 is taking place in two shifts whose timings are mentioned below in the table.

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The AFCAT Exam is conducted twice a year. This year the AFCAT 2 2021 is conducted on 28th, 29th, 30th August 2021. The AFCAT EXam is conducted for recruiting Grade A Officers in Flying Branch, Ground Duty (Technical), Ground Duty (Non-Technical) branch of the Indian Air Force. AFCAT 2 2021 is taking place in two shifts whose timings are mentioned below in the table. 

Shift Wise AFCAT (2) 2021 Exam Timings 

Shifts

Reporting Time 

Shift Timings

AFCAT (II) 2021: Shift 1

7:30 AM 

9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

AFCAT (II) 2021: Shift 2

12:30 PM

2:45 PM - 4: 45 PM

All the applicants of the AFCAT 2 2021 would be interested and looking forward to knowing the detailed exam analysis of shift 1 & Shift 2 of 30th August. The Analysis of AFCAT 2 2021 Exam analysis will cover the segment-wise review, anticipated cut-off, Good Attempts, and Difficulty level. Hence, we are sharing a point-by-point AFCAT Exam analysis that will help the candidates who took the AFCAT 2 2021 Exam and also the future aspirants.  

AFCAT 2 2021: 30th August, Shift 1 & Shift 2 Exam Highlights

  • AFCAT (II) 2021 exam was conducted at more than 90 exam centres across the country.
  • The Guidelines related to COVID-19 were issued by the Indian Air Force in Advance. All the necessary measures were taken for the AFCAT (II) 2021 Exam.
  • Candidates Must carry their Admit Card, Aadhaar Card, Any other ID and two passport size photographs with them.

AFCAT 2 2021 Exam Analysis: All Days Exam and Shifts 

Here below we are sharing the links to all the Exam Analysis articles for your reference. 

Exam Date

Shift 

28th August 2021

AFCAT (II) 2021 analysis (Shift 1 & 2)

29th August 2021

AFCAT (II) 2021 analysis (Shift 1 & 2)

AFCAT 2 2021 Exam Analysis (Shift 1 & 2): 30th August 2021

There are a total of 100 questions asked in the AFCAT Exam. Each question carries 3 marks making the AFCAT Exam of 300 Marks in total. The AFCAT Exam consists of questions from English, Numerical Ability, General Knowledge & Reasoning and Military Aptitude. AFCAT Exam also has negative marking where 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer. 

Below is a table of section-wise goof attempts & the level of questions asked. 

Name of the Sub-Section

Good Attempt

Level

English Language

18-20 Easy-Moderate 

Numerical Ability

10-12 Easy-Moderate 

Reasoning & Military Aptitude

22-24 Easy-Moderate 

General Awareness

20-22 Easy-Moderate 

Overall

70-75Easy-Moderate

Below is a table of section-wise goof attempts & the level of questions asked. 

Name of the Sub-Section

Good Attempt

Level

English Language

19-21 Easy-Moderate 

Numerical Ability

8-10 Easy-Moderate 

Reasoning & Military Aptitude

22-24 Easy-Moderate 

General Awareness

19-21 Easy-Moderate 

Overall

68-73 Easy-Moderate 

Please find the questions asked in the AFCAT 2 2021 Exam in both shift 1 & Shift 2 of 30th August 2021 below. 

AFCAT 2 2021: 30th August 2021 (Shift 1) 

A. General Knowledge Memory Based Questions. 

1. In whose reign Tulsidas wrote Ramcharitmanas?

Ans: Akbar

2. Which place is known as Mecca of Cricket?

Ans: Lord's cricket ground

3. First Indian to receive Nishan-e-Pakistan Award was?

Ans: Moraji Desai,1990

4. Charminar trophy is related to which sports?

Ans: Athletics

5. Sattriya dance form belongs to which state?

Ans: Assam 

6. India's standard time meridian longitude is?

Ans: 82.5 degrees East

7. The highest point of the Andaman islands is?

Ans: Saddle Peak 

8. Moscow is situated on the banks of which river?

Ans: River Moscow 

9. which aircraft was bought by India from France and Uk?

Ans: Jaguar

10. Who was the first person to swim across the English channel?

Ans: Mathew Webb

11. who among the following person did not win an Olympic medal?

Milkha Singh, Karnam Maheshwari, Vijender Kumar, Pv Sindhu

Ans: Milkha Singh 

12. Which country is known as the land of Maple leaf?

Ans: Canada

13. which steel plant was made with the help of Germany?

Ans: Rourkela Steel Plant, Odisha

B. English Memory Based Questions. 

  • SYNONYM 
  1. Congregation - Gathering, Followers
  2. Paucity - Scarcity, Shortage
  • ANTONYM 
  1. Disdain  - Respect, Admiration
  • IDIOMS
  1. To draw a longbow - To exaggerate or overstate something
  2. To smell a rat - begin to suspect trickery or deception.

C. Reasoning Memory Based Questions. 

1. Salary, Tax, Dividend Venn Diagram

Ans: Dividend is a type of profit but tax is different

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2. 5 Venn diagram of kidney foot head

Answer: All are different parts of the body 

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3. Meningitis: Brain: : Cirrhosis: ?

(a) Lungs (b) Brain

(c) Liver (d) Heart

Ans: liver

4. Elephant: Calf: : Tiger: ?

  1. Pup
  2. Tigress
  3. Cub
  4. Baby Tiger

Ans: cub

5. Odd one out 

Stair, escalator, bridge, lift

Ans: Bridge 

6. Aluminium is to Bauxite as Iron is to ____

Ans: Haematite

D. Mathematics Memory Based Questions. 

1. A and B are cycling in the same direction. A is 400 meters ahead of B. after 200 seconds B  is 600 meters ahead of A. if the speed of A is 30 kmph then what is the speed of B

Ans: 48 km/hr


2. In a school there are 600 students. The average age of boys is 12 years and the average age of girls is 11years. If the average age of total students is 11 years 9 Month then find the number of boys and girls?

Ans.  girls = 150 & Boys 450

3. A sum of money amounts to Rs 9800 after 5 years and Rs 12005 after 8 years at the same rate of simple interest. The rate of interest per annum is

Ans. 12%

4. A and B are cycling in the same direction. A is 400 meters ahead of B. after 200 seconds A is 600 meters ahead of B. if the speed of A is 30kmph then what is the speed of B

Ans. 19.2 km/h 

5. There are two squares and the ratio of their volume is 216: 343, then find the ratio of their surface area ratio?

Ans: 36:49

6. A and B can complete the work in 15 days, B and C can complete the work in 10 days, they all together complete the work in 5 days, then the time is taken by B and C  

Ans: 30/7 days or  ( 4 days and 2/7 day) 

AFCAT 2 2021: 30th August 2021 (Shift 2) 

A. General Knowledge Memory Based Questions. 

1. First Indian woman to cross the English channel was?

Ans: Arati Gupta

2. The First Muslim to invade India?

Ans: Mohammed Bin Kasim

3. ISRO's Chandrayan 2 was launched by ?

Ans: GSLV MK-III

4. Downs grassland are found in?

Ans: Australia

5. Blue ring in the Olympics symbolises which continent?

Ans: Europe

6. The linguistic reorganisation of the states in India post-independence took place in the year?

Ans: 1956

7. Which place is known as the mecca of Indian football?

Ans: Kolkata

8. Odometer is used to measure?

Ans: Distance travelled by a vehicle

9. Europa is a moon of which of the following planet?

Ans: Jupiter 

10. Which country is known as the land of thunder Dragon?

Ans: Bhutan 

11. The motto "Satyamev Jayte" is taken from which Upanishad?

Ans: Mundaka upanishad

12. Contant pressure and volume related to which law?

Ans: Boyle's Law

13. "Hazard" word is associated with which sport?

Ans: Billiards 

14. Which Indian Navy ship got decommissioned in 2021?

Ans: INS Rajput

15. India’s 1988 operation in the Maldives was known as?

Ans: Operation Cactus 

16. Which of the following is not a constitutional body?

Ans: National human rights commission

17. what is the name of Nelson Mandela's autobiography?

Ans: A long Walk to Freedom

B. English Memory Based Questions. 

  • Synonyms
  1. Promulgate - Publicize, Spread
  2. Pivotal - Crucial
  3. Caveat - Warning, Limitations
  • Antonym
  1. Culpable - Innocent
  • Idioms
  1. To see eye to eye - to agree with someone, 
  • Fill in the blanks :
  1. You should attend ____(on/to) this lecture.

         Ans: to

C. Reasoning Memory Based Questions. 

1. Walking: Running, Breeze:____

Ans: Wind

2. Prairies is to North America as Downs is to___

Ans: Australia 

3. Venn Diagram: Poet, Politician & Women

Ans: No Poet can be a woman, as a women poet is called a poetess.

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4. Botany: Plants: : Entomology:?

Ans: Insects

5. Venn diagram: Atmosphere, Hydrogen, Oxygen

Ans. 

Hydrogen and Oxygen are two different gasses but they are a part of the air. Hence they will be represented by a bigger circle containing two small circles. 

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6. Odd one out: KAZIRANGA, SUNDERBAN, RANTHAMBORE, CORUNDUM 

Ans: All except Corundum are animal sanctuaries, while corundum is a form of aluminium.

D. Mathematics Memory Based Questions

1. Average of Prime Numbers between 32 to 50 

Ans: 42

2. The average of 7 consecutive numbers is 20. The largest of these numbers is? 

Ans: 23

3. Effective rate of 10% when compounded half-yearly

Ans.  R/2 = 10/ 2 = 5%

rate of Interest half-yearly 

So, effective rate of Interest =  5% + 5% + ( 5% * 5% )/100 = 10.25 %

4. A boat can travel 30km upstream in 6 hours. If the velocity of the boat becomes half then the return journey also takes place at the same time. What is the speed of water flow? 

Options 5/3    10/3     8/3     7/3

Ans: speed of boat = 5/3   km/hr

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FAQs

  • The Exam is conducted in Online mode & the Question Paper, Answer Key is not released for AFCAT Exam.

  • The difficulty level of AFCAT 2 2021 Exam Shift 1 was Easy-Moderate

  • The level of Mathematics questions asked in the AFCAT 2 2021 Exam was easy-moderate.

  • The number of Good attempts in the AFCAT 2 2021 Exam (30th August) is 70-75

  • The expected cutoff after AFCAT 2 2021 Exam (30th August) is 165-175

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