SSC CGL Tier 2 Memory-Based Questions (Paper 1 & 2), Download PDF

By PARUL RISHI|Updated : January 17th, 2023

SSC CGL Tier 2 Memory-Based Questions are an important tool to use while preparing for the exam. SSC CGL Tier 2 is just around the corner and candidates are preparing wholeheartedly for the exam therefore in this article we are going to provide you all with SSC CGL Questions Asked and SSC CGL Tier 2 Previous Year Question Paper for the upcoming SSC CGL Tier 2 exam of Quant and English. 

The conducting authority has conducted the exams for both Quantitative Aptitude (Paper 1) and English (Paper 2) subjects in SSC CGL Tier 2 but from this year onwards the SSC CGL Tier 2 exam pattern has changed and apart from English and Maths there are other subjects that are going to be asked in the examination like Reasoning, Computer, General Awareness etc.

Stay tuned for more important updates regarding the SSC CGL Tier 2 examination and read the article till the end to get the SSC CGL Tier 2 Question Paper PDF in both Hindi & English language.

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SSC CGL Tier 2 Memory-Based Questions

Candidates should know SSC CGL tier 2 memory-based questions asked in the exam. These questions will help candidates evaluate their performance. Also, it will be useful for future aspirants in understanding the type of questions asked in the exam. To understand these questions better and prepare them in an optimal manner, we have also mentioned the new SSC CGL exam pattern, to facilitate efficient preparation.

PapersSectionSubjectsQuestionsMarksTime Duration
Paper-1: (Compulsory for all posts)


Module I: Mathematical Abilities



2 hours 30 minutes

Module II: Reasoning and General Intelligence



Section-IIModule I: English Language and Comprehension45135
Module II: General Awareness2575

Module I: Computer Knowledge Module

Module II: Data Entry Speed Test ModuleData Entry Task 
Paper-2: Junior Statistical Officer (JSO)General Studies (Finance and Economics)1002002 hours
Paper-3: Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts OfficerStatistics1002002 hours

SSC CGL Tier 2 Memory Based Questions Analysis

The SSC CGL 2021-22 tier 2 exam took place on 8th and 10th August 2022 in which 2 subjects were asked i.e., Quant and English. The highlights of SSC CGL Tier 2 exams are provided below: 

SSC CGL Quantitative Aptitude

  • Difficulty Level of the examination: Easy-Moderate
  • The number of Good Attempts: 80-85
  • Students have mentioned that the examination is easy as compared to the previous year's examination. 
  • The weightage of Geometry questions was less in this year's exam as compared to previous years' papers.
  • DI, Mixture allegation, and Number system (series based) were calculative. 

SSC CGL English Comprehension

The vital exam highlights of shift 2 i.e, Paper 2 (English Comprehension) are provided below, Candidates can check the good number of attempts, the difficulty level of the examination and other vital information.

  • Good Number of Attempts: 178 - 190
  • The difficulty level of the examination: Moderate  
  • Reading Comprehension questions were lengthy, and students had to scroll down to read. This section consumed a lot of time
  • Para jumble questions were lengthy too. Students were given 2-3 lines in each option to rearrange.
  • Most of the questions were Easy-Moderate. 
  • Reading Comprehension questions were asked based on the theme of volcanic disruption and grassland.
  • Cloze tests were asked about the research on Ancient kings and a new paper article.
  • Vocabulary questions were repeated from the previous years' papers. 

SSC CGL Tier 2 Questions

SSC CGL Tier 2 Questions are important for the candidates who are planning to appear for the upcoming SSC CGL 2022 Tier 2 exam. Below are the SSC CGL Tier 2 Questions that were asked in the SSC CGL 2021 Tier 2 examination. 

Quantitative Aptitude

Listed below are a few questions mentioned in the SSC CGL question paper

  • If x+1x2=1 find the value of x6+1x6.
  • If x + y = 1 find the value of x3+3xy +y3.
  • X, y and x are the three sides of the triangle and X2 + y2 > z2 where z is the largest side of triangle, then which type of triangle it is.
  • The sum of three prime numbers x, y and z is 70 and z>y>x than find the value of z.
  • x3+y3 = 27 then x + y = ?
  • x3+1/x3 = √3, then x6+1x6=?
  • Two circles of same radius of 36 cm intersect each other at their centres. Find the common chord.
  • The diameter of the circle is 20 cm. What angle is made by the chord of length 10 cm of the same circle at the centre.
  • A container contained a mixture of milk and water in the ratio 2 : 3. When 10 litres of the mixture was taken out and 10 litres of water was poured into the container this process repeated two more times. Find the percentage milk in the final mixture.
  •  The area of the two similar triangle ABC and DEF are 25 and 36. If AB = 4 then find the value of DE?

English Comprehension

  • 3 passages - 10 Qs 
  • 3 Cloze test -  25 Qs = total 55 Qs
  • Incumbent - syno
  • Exonerate - syno/anto
  • Spelling error - enquiry 
  • Idiom - Hold your horses
  • One word substitution - immigrant/emigrant
  • One word substitution - carnivorous
  • Error spotting - adverb related (peacefully)
  • Idiom - Bury the hatchet

SSC CGL Tier 2 Memory Based Questions PDF

Candidates can refer below for the SSC CGL Questions Asked PDF. These PDF are available in both Hindi and English language and candidates can download these PDF at their convenience and can save it for practice purpose. 

SubjectPDF Link
Paper 1 (Maths)Download PDF (English)
Download PDF (Hindi)
Paper 2 (English)Download PDF

SSC CGL Tier 2 Previous Year Questions

The SSC CGL Tier 2 exam is almost approaching. You can better grasp the exam and be ready by analysing and resolving the questions from the previous year. We have provided "SSC CGL Tier 2 previous year questions" of English comprehension and quantitative ability to help you with your preparation above. For your reference some of the previous years' questions are provided below.

Maths : 

  • A, B and C are three partners who invest 20000, 25000 and 30000 respectively. After 4 months A invest Rs 4000 more, after 6 months B withdrew 35. Rs 4000 and after 5 months C add Rs 8000. What is the ratio of their profit after one year.
  • Volume of cylinder of radius r and height h is 90. A new cylinder of radius 2r and height h is formed, find the volume of new cylinder.
  • A triangle of sides 12,20 and 21 cm respectively. Find the ratio of inradius and circumradius of the triangle.
  • A person sold an article at a loss of 20%. Had he sold it for Rs 640 more, he would have gained 20%. find the cost price of the article.

English :

  • Para jumbles - Lengthy - with 4 sentences
  • Sentence improvement - as soon as
  • Sentence improvement - conjunctional error
  • Flawless-ant
  • Congenial - Ant
  • OWS- cardiologist
  • Clam up - idiom

Also, click on the links below to get a detailed SSC CGL Tier 2 analysis.

>SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis

For complete preparation, candidates are advised to go through the SSC CGL Online Coaching and SSC CGL Mock Test by BYJU'S Exam Prep for SSC & Railways exam 2023.

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SSC CGL Tier 2 Questions Asked FAQs

  • You can find the SSC CGL Memory-Based Questions Asked in this article. Candidates can find the questions that were previously asked in the SSC CGL Tier 2 examination in the English and maths section.

  • SSC CGL Tier 2 Previous Year Questions are important as SSC CGL Tier 2 Previous Year Questions questions provide the comprehension of types and depth of questions asked in the examination and SSC is known for repeating the questions therefore it is beneficial for the candidates to go through the SSC CGL Tier 2 Previous Year Questions questions.

  • Due to the changed exam pattern, there are 150 SSC CGL Tier 2 Questions asked in SSC CGL Tier 2 (Paper 1 ) examination. Other than Paper 1, there are going to be Paper 2 and 3 of 100 questions each which is applicable for the post of JSO and AAO respectively.

  • SSC CGL Memory-Based Questions PDF is available in English and Hindi on the BYJU'S Exam Prep and can be downloaded from the direct download link given in the above article.

  • The difficulty level of papers 1& 2 of the SSC CGL tier 2 examination for paper 1 is Easy to moderate whereas the difficulty level of paper 2 is Moderate.

  • Yes, you can check the SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis in this article. We have provided a detailed exam analysis of the SSC CGL 2022 Examination later in this article. Candidates can check the exam analysis before going for the actual examination.

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