# IB ACIO 2020 - 2021: Most Important Topics To Study Before The IB Exam

By Ashwini Shivhare|Updated : February 13th, 2021

Important Topics for IB ACIO Exam: IB ACIO Exam 2020-2021 will begin in just 5 days. Applicants have finished covering their syllabus and are busy revising the notes. This limited but very crucial time for every aspirant. Everyone wants to go through the most important topics of the syllabus making the most out of this time to get ahead in the competition.
To save your time and efforts, in this article, we have selected a few section-wise topics from the syllabus based on the previous year's question pattern.

IB ACIO 2020-21 Most Important Topics: IB ACIO Exam 2020-21 will begin in just 5 days. Applicants have finished covering their syllabus and are busy revising the notes. This limited but very crucial time for every aspirant. Everyone wants to go through the most important topics of the syllabus making the most out of this time to get ahead in the competition.
To save your time and efforts, in this article, we have selected a few section-wise topics from the syllabus based on the previous year's question pattern.

## Section-wise topics for upcoming IB ACIO 2020-2021

Given below are some important topics and sample questions taken from IB ACIO 2017 paper to give you a brief about the difficulty level of questions and their pattern. Students can take an idea from it and revise the topics accordingly.

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### Quantitative Aptitude:

 Topic Questions from Previous Years Time, speed and distance 1. Pranav went to the bank at the speed of 60 km/h while returning for his home he covered the half of the distance at the speed of 10 km/h, but suddenly he realised that he was getting late so he increased the speed and reached the home by covering rest half of the distance at the speed of 30 km/h. The average speed of the Pranav in the whole length of the journey is? [2017]1) 24 km/h2) 14 km/h3) 16 km/h4) 10 km/h2. Suresh started his journey form P to Q by his bike at the speed of 40 km/h and then, the same distance he travelled on his foot at the speed of 10 km/h from Q to R. Then he returned from R to P via Q at the speed of 24 km/h. The average speed of the whole trip is: [2017]1) 18.5 km/h2) 19.8 km/h3) 18.2 km/h4) 19.2 km/h Average 1. The average price of 80 mobile phones is Rs. 30,000. If the highest and lowest price mobile phones are sold out then the average price of the remaining 78 mobile phones is Rs. 29,500. The cost of the highest mobile is Rs. 80,000. The cost of the lowest price mobile is? [2017]1) Rs. 180002) Rs. 150003) Rs. 190004) Can’t be determined2. In a Company the average income of all the employees is Rs. 20000 per month. Recently the company announced the increment of Rs. 2000 per month for all the employees. The new average income of all the employees is? [2017]1) Rs. 220002) Rs. 240003) Rs. 280004) Rs. 260003. The average expenditure of Mr Sharma from January to June is Rs. 4200 and he spent Rs. 1200 in January and Rs. 1500 in July. The average expenditure for the months of February to July is?  [2017]1) Rs. 27502) Rs. 32503) Rs. 42504) Rs. 4500 Simplification David divides 78 by half and adds 11. What number does he get at the end? [2017]1) 502) 44 ½3) 1674) 83 ½ Geometry 1. At half-past 5 in the evening, the smaller angle between the hour & minute hands of a clock is [2017]1) 10°2) 12°3) 15°4) 18°2. Angles of a given triangle are in the ratio of 2 : 3 : 4 What kind of triangle is the given triangle? [2017]1) Right-angled2) Obtuse angle3) Isosceles4) Acute angle Percentage 56% of Y is 182. What is Y? Y? [2017]1) 3502) 3643) 3254) 330 Number system/Number series Find the sum of first 30 natural numbers [2017]1) 4702) 4683) 4654) 463 Ratio and proportion Which of the following two ratios is greater 17 : 18 and 10 : 11? [2017]1) 17/182) 10/113) Both are same4) Cannot determine Compound Interest and Simple Interest If the difference between Compound interest & Simple Interest on a certain sum of money for 2 yrs. @ 5% p.a is Rs. 122. Find the sum? [2017]1) Rs. 140002) Rs. 150003) Rs. 160004) None of these Probability At the end of a business conference, the ten people present all shake hands with each other once. How many handshakes will there be altogether? [2017]1) 202) 453) 554) 90

### Logical Reasoning:

 Topic Questions from previous years Series Find the next term of the sequence 1, 8, 4, 27, 9, …… [2017]1) 82) 93) 644) 16 Coding-Decoding 1. If TOUR is written as 1234, CLEAR is written as 56784 and SPARE is written as 90847, find the code for CARE [2017]1) 12472) 48473) 52474) 58472. CALANDER is coded in a code as CLANAEDR. Find the code for CIRCULAR under the same rule. [2017]1) LACANDER2) CRIUCALR3) CLANADER4) None of these Blood Relation If A is the son of Q, Q and Y are sisters, Z, is the mother of Y, P is the son of Z, then which of the following statements is correct? [2017]1) P is the maternal uncle of A;2) P and Y are sisters;3) A and P are cousins:4) None of the above; Seating Arrangement/order based There are 5 books A, B, C, D & E placed on the table. If A is placed below E, C is placed above D, B is placed below A and D is placed above E, then which of the following books touches the surfaces of the table? [2017]1) C2) B3) A4) E Missing numbers 1. Fill in the blanks BA_BA_BAC_ACB_CBAC [2017]1) AACB2) BBCA3) CCBA4) CBAC2. BEH, DGJ, (?), EJO, GLQ, INS. [2017]1) FLR2) FIS3) FKO4) FI Mathematical Operations 1. Insert arithmetical signs in the equation for it to be correct [2017]8 ? 4 ? 2 = 161) +, ×2) -, +3) ÷, +4) +, ÷2. If 84 × 13 = 8, 37 × 13 = 6, 26 × 11 = 6, then 56 × 22 = ? [2017]1) 32) 53) 74) 9 Based on Statements 1. Of the following two statements, both of which cannot be true, both can also be false. Which are these two statements? [2017]I. All machines make noiseII. Some machines are noisyIII. No machine makes noiseIV. Some machines are not noisy1) I & II2) III & IV3) I & III2. a) Those who are honest are good teachers. [2017]b) Hard working people are honest.Inference: Hard work is the necessary quality of a good teacher.1) The inference is definitely true2) The inference is definitely false3) The inference is probably false or true4) The inference cannot be drawn

Other Important topics from this section are: counting the figures/lines, Calendar based, the odd one out etc.

### English Language:

 Topics Questions from previous years Grammar-based 1. Which of the following sentences is correct? [2017]1) The flowers was arranged carefully2) The meeting start promptly at 11003) Computers save time4) Lightning strike indiscriminately2. Identify the incorrect sentence: [2017]1) None of the minutes was wasted2) None of the time was wasted3) Is any of the pizza left?4) None of the above Vocabulary [Antonym, Synonyms, Meaning, Idioms, One-word substitution] 1. Satish heard it from the horse's mouth means: [2017]1) From an authoritative source2) From a close friend3) From the closest family member4) From his boss2. 'Repercussion' would mean:  [2017]1) Reaction2) Concussion3) Recollection4) Clever reply Fill in the blanks 1. I ______ her speak on Friday night about the advantages of organic gardening. [2017]1) will have heard2) would hear3) would have heard4) will hear

Please Note Questions like: Fill in the blanks, Spotting the error, finding the incorrect/correct statement and phrase replacement can be asked based on the prepositions, nouns, adjectives, tense, narrations, voice etc. Close tests is also an important topic.

### General Awareness and General Studies:

Owing to the uncertainty of this section, one can't be so sure about the questions from this section. Having said that applicants can prepare the following topics:

Topics to prepare: Major government schemes, Important Organizations, Sports, General Knowledge, Books and Authors, Awards and Honours, Current affairs of last three months, History: timeline and imp battle dates.  Major government schemes, Important Organizations, Sports, General Knowledge, Books and Authors, Awards and Honours, Current affairs of last three months, History: timeline and important battle dates, Polity: Important articles

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