# IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: 12th Aug 2018 (Slot 1)

By Neeraj Mishra|Updated : August 12th, 2018

IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2018 Exam second day starts from today. The first shift of the exam is over now. In this post, we are providing the detailed exam analysis of the IBPS RRB Officer Scale I 2018 Exam.

## Highlights of IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Preliminary Exam

1. Level of the Exam

• The overall level of the exam was easy to moderate.

2. Quantitative Aptitude:

• Questions from Quadratic Equation and Quantity 1 & Quantity 2 was asked in the first shift of the exam.
• Only 2 sets (10 Qs) of Data Interpretation was asked in the first shift of the exam.
• No Caselet (paragraph based) DI was asked in this shift of exam.
• The level of the Quant section is moderate.

3. Reasoning Ability:

• The level of the Reasoning section was easy & moderate.
• There were no questions from Coding Decoding & Syllogism topic.
• Question from Data Sufficiency was asked in the first shift of the exam.
• Five sets (25 Qs) of puzzle & seating arrangement were asked in the first shift of the exam.

Here is the section wise exam analysis of IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Prelims exam for 1st shift.

## Exam Analysis of Reasoning Ability  for IBPS RRB Officer Scale I

 Topics No. of Qs Puzzle 5 Qs - Floor based (11 floors was given) 5 Qs - Box Puzzle Seating Arrangement 5 Qs - Square table (8 people) 5 Qs - Linear arrangement – Single row - No. of people unknown5 Qs - Linear arrangement - 2 parallel rows, 12 people Inequality 5 Qs Miscellaneous Questions 6 Qs (Blood relation, Distance & Direction, Alphabet based Qs) Data Sufficiency 4 Qs

Details of Topics asked and their Difficulty Level

1. Puzzle (10 Qs)

• Level - Moderate
•  Floor-based (11 floors was given)
• Box-based Puzzle

2. Seating Arrangement (15 Qs)

• Level: Moderate
• Following sets of puzzles were asked:
(a) Square Puzzle, with 8 people (middle facing inside, corner outside)
(b) Linear puzzle - Number of people unknown sitting in a straight line facing north
• (c) Linear arrangement - 2 parallel rows, 12 people

3. Inequality (5 Qs)

• Level: Easy and doable

4. Data Sufficiency (4 Qs)

• Level: Easy and doable

5. Miscellaneous Questions (6 Qs)

• Level: Easy and doable
• Questions from Blood relation, distance & direction was asked.
• Single Qs on Alphabet & Number was also asked. finding the meaningful word, alphabetical order series

## Exam Analysis of Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS RRB Officer Scale I

You can check out the number of questions asked from different topics of Quantitative Aptitude section, asked in this shift below:

 Topics No. of Qs Number Series 5 Qs - Find the missing number Data Interpretation 5 Qs - Line Graph5 Qs - Table Chart (Customer Male Female) Miscellaneous Questions 10 Qs were from the Miscellaneous topics. Approximation 5 Qs Quadratic Equation 5 Qs Quantity 1 vs Quantity 2- 5 Qs

Details of Topics asked and their Difficulty Level

1. Number Series (missing number)

• Level: Easy-Moderate
• 3 Questions were doable.
1. 5, 4, 7, 20, 79 ?
2. 3.9, 5.5, 8.7, 13.5, ?, 27.9
3. 5040, 720, 120, 24, ?
4. 800, ?, 600, 1500, 5250, 23625
5. 22, 224, 208, 272, 16, ?

2. Data Interpretation

• Level: Moderate
• The two sets of DI included the following:
• (i) Line Graph (Easy)
• (ii) Table Chart

3. Approximation

• Level: Easy-Moderate
• 3 Question was simple
• 1 moderate & 1 tough.

• Level: Moderate

5. Quantity 1 & Quantity 2

• Level: Moderate

6. Miscellaneous Problems

• Level of Questions: Moderate
• This section comprised of questions from topics like: Age-based questions, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Time and Work, Probability, Partnership, Time, Speed & Distance etc.

### Number of Good Attempts

 Section Good Attempts Quantitative Aptitude 24-27 Reasoning Ability 25-30 Overall 55-60

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50 from a.p. obc is there any chance

Vishwajeet SagarAug 12, 2018

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Can anyone send question / answer for... Box based puzzle

Vishnu ChoudharyAug 13, 2018

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Rohit PranavAug 18, 2018

Cut off will b around 47 to 51 from up

Darshan SharmaAug 19, 2018

57 from Rajasthan
Sir maine 12th ko first sift me math 35 and reasoning 20 question total 55 kiya hai with accuracy

ravi sharmaAug 27, 2018

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RaviJan 9, 2019

800 ? 600 1500 5250 23625 solutions
400

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