RRB NTPC Exam Analysis 18 January 2021 Shift 1 and 2: Exam Review, Questions Asked, Difficulty Level

By Ashwini Shivhare|Updated : January 18th, 2021

RRB NTPC Exam Analysis 18 January 2021 Shift 1 and 2: Today is the third day of RRB NTPC Examination phase 2. Phase-2 is scheduled to be conducted all over India from 16 January to 30 January 2021. The RRB NTPC Examination is being conducted in multiple phases in compliance with the COVID safety guidelines provided by the Govt of India. In CBT-1, as many as 100 questions are asked which weigh for a total of 100 marks.
Based on the reactions of students after the examination, we have brought to you the analysis of shift-1 and sift-2 of RRB NTPC Exam held on 18 January 2020. Read the full analysis here: 

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RRB NTPC Exam Analysis 18 January 2021 Shift 1 and 2: Today is the third day of RRB NTPC Examination phase 2. Phase-2 is scheduled to be conducted all over India from 16 January to 30 January 2021. The RRB NTPC Examination is being conducted in multiple phases in compliance with the COVID safety guidelines provided by the Govt of India. In CBT-1, as many as 100 questions are asked which weigh for a total of 100 marks.
Based on the reactions of students after the examination, we have brought to you the analysis of shift-1 and sift-2 of RRB NTPC Exam held on 18 January 2020. Read the full analysis here: 

RRB NTPC Difficulty Level & Good Attempts 18 January 2021 (Shift-1 and Shift-2)

The examination analysis is perfect for determining the standard of the examination or whether any improvements have been made this year. It also helps the applicants having their exams in the following slots. The RRB NTPC exam review would allow aspirants to know the total level of difficulty, the level of section-wise difficulty, and the types of questions posed in the exam. For shift-1, 78 - 84 and for shift-2, 74 - 82 number of attempted questions can be taken as a safe attempt. 

Section

Good Attempts

(Shift 1)

Good Attempts

(Shift 2)

Mathematics

23 - 2522- 25

General Intelligence and Reasoning

25 - 27 24 - 26

General Awareness

30 - 3228 - 31

Overall

78 - 84 74 - 82

RRB NTPC Exam Review 18 January 2021 (Shift-1 and Shift-2): Mathematics

The difficulty level of the Mathematics section was moderate to difficult but not too tough. Less number of questions were seen from speed, time and distance and average. question on 'profit and loss' and 'Simple interest and compound interest' were seen. According to the feedback collected from the students, for shift 1, 23 - 25 can be expected as a good number of attempt. For shift-2, 22 - 25 can be the expected a good number of attempted questions

Topics

Number of questions

(Shift 1)

Number of questions

(Shift 2)

Mensuration

 2- 3

Ratio and Proportion

1 - 22

Height and Distance

0- 10

Geometry

2 - 32

Number System

2 - 31

Trigonometry

2 - 34 - 5

Time and work

1 - 21- 2

Statistics

-

Algebra

1 - 21 - 2

Average

Speed, Time, Distance

1

DI (Tabular)

3 - 43 - 4

Overall

30 30

RRB NTPC Exam Review 18 January 2021 (Shift- 1 and Shift-2): General Intelligence & Reasoning

Reasoning section was the easiest among all the three sections. The difficulty level of the section was moderate and not too tough. One can expect a higher number of good attempted question. More number of questions were seen from the statement and conclusion section. For shift-1, 26 - 27 can be considered as a safe number of attempted questions. For shift- 2, for 24 - 26 is expected to be a good number of attempt. In both the shifts, the reasoning was the easiest section in both the shifts. 

Topics

Number of questions

(Shift 1)

Number of questions

(Shift 2)

Coding-Decoding

2 - 33 - 4

Venn Diagram

1 - 24

Puzzle (Linear)

13

Seating Arrangement

 3 - 42

Blood Relation

10

Statement and Conclusion

2 - 31 - 2

Statement and Assumption

1 - 21 - 2

Analogy

1 - 21

Syllogism

1 - 23 - 4

Odd one out

-3

Mathematical Operations

0 - 11 - 2

Overall

 3030

RRB NTPC Exam Review 18 January 2021 (Shift - 1 and Shift-2): General Awareness

No new pattern observed in the questions of General awareness section in the shift- 1 and shift-2. Following the pattern of earlier shifts, very few questions were asked from the current affairs of 2020. More questions were asked from 2018 and 2019. there were fewer questions asked from science questions. Biology questions were more in number as compared to the physics or chemistry questions. The difficulty level was moderate. A good number of attempts is expected to be 30 - 32 for shift-1. In shift - 2, there were fewer questions asked from history and computers. Three questions were asked from international organisations, specifically the United Nations. For shift- 2, 28 - 31 can be considered as a good number of attempt.

Topic

Number of questions

(Shift 1)

Number of Questions

(Shift 2)

History

3 - 41 - 2

Geography

1 - 22 - 3

Static General Knowledge

2 - 32 - 3

Polity

0 - 12 - 3

Biology

1 - 23

Chemistry

0 - 12 - 3

Physics

0 - 11 - 2

Computers

 4 - 51 - 2

Current Affairs

 3 - 43 - 4

Overall

 4040

Question Asked in RRB NTPC Exam 18 January 2021 (Shift-1 and Shift-2)

Here are some of the questions asked in the shift-1 of RRB NTPC Examination conducted on 18 January 2021:

General Awareness questions asked:

What is the scientific study of birds called?
Ans: ornithology

Hornbill Festival is celebrated in which state of India?
Ans: Nagaland

When was the Champaran movement started?
Ans: 1917, Bihar

Who is president of the Indian National congress in 1916 session?
Ans: Ambica Charan Mazumdar

The Test of My Life' is written by _?
Ans: Yuvraj Singh

Who built the red fort in Agra?
Ans: Akbar

Who gave the slogan do or die?
Ans: Mahatma Gandhi

Which of the following is a National organization?
Ans: DRDO

First Earth Summit was held?
Ans: 1992, Rio

Do or Die slogan was given by whom?
Ans: Gandhiji

kuna is the currency of which country?
Ans: Croatia

Playing it my way is authored by?
Ans: Sachin Tendulkar

What is the main cause of deforestation?
Ans: Agriculture

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao is the initiative intended for?
Ans. To empower the females

Who was the first president who was nominated after India's independence?
Ans: Rajendra Prasa

One question related to Sukanya Samridhi Yojana was asked.

Which country launched the military satellite recently?
Ans: Iran

Full form of COBOL?
Ans: Common Business Oriented Language

Full form of DIKSHA?
Ans: Digital Infrastructure for Knowledge Sharing

Which coast is parallel to Arabian sea?
Ans.Malabar Coast

Which was the second capital city of Akbar?
Ans: Fatehpur Sikri

Nearsightedness is termed as?
Ans: Myopia

Color of Blood of Octopus is?
Blue due to the presence of hemocyanin

Which organisation works for the conservation of forest reserves?

Alberuni came to India during whose reign?
Ans.Muhammad of Ghazni

Father of Geography?
Ans.Eratosthenes

Sukanya Samridhi Yojana?
Ans: Savings scheme launched back in 2015 as part of the Government initiative Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign.

Which Railway line is parallel to Arabian sea?
Ans: Konkan Railways - passes through 3 states of India – Goa, Maharashtra and Karnataka.

Who got the Rajiv Gandhi sports award in 2018?
Ans: Virat Kohli

In which year the UN got the Nobel peace prize?
Ans: In 2001, the United Nations and its secretary Kofi Annan got the Nobel Peace Prize. 

When was the NOTA applied?
Ans: Since 2009 (From 2013 in Lok Sabha Elections and respective State assemblies elections)

Where is the Subhash Chandra bose Airport located?
Ans: Kolkata, West Bengal

One question was asked on the barter system.

Maths Questions Asked:

In a right-angle triangle ABC, tanA = root 3 then find the value of sinA.cosC + cosC.sinA

If (a³ + b³)/(a³ - b³) = 185/158 then find a/b.

Find the value of sin15°.

Solve: 1254 + 125.4 + 12.54 + 1.254

Find the area and the perimeter of an equilateral triangle whose side length is 4 cm.

If a = 1/3, b = 1/4 and c = 1/5 then find a:b:c.

Find the diameter of a circle whose circumference is 8.8 m.

If sinθ + cosecθ = 2 then find sin⁸θ + cosec⁸θ.

If A, B and C can complete a work in 12, 15, 20 days respectively then find the number of days in which they will do the same work together.

The efficiency of Mukesh is twice of Kamlesh. They both can complete the work in 22 days. In how many days Mukesh can complete the work.

The sum of investments of A, B and C is Rs 33000. Total profit earned by them is Rs 15000. If the profit of A & B are Rs 4500 & Rs 5500 respectively. Then find the investment of C.

Cos(75+x) - sec(15-x) + tan(55+x) - cot(35-x) = ?

What number should be added to 5474 so that it will be completely divisible by 3, 4, 6 and 8.

Length of the rectangle is 10% more than its breadth. If the area of the rectangle is 110, find the breadth of the rectangle.

(a3+b3)/( (a3-b3) = 185/158, then find a:b

Which is not the multiple of 7?
Ans: 50

Reasoning Questions Asked:

1. Letter series:
AB, CC, ED, GE,?
Ans. IF
(logic: A+2=C, C+2=E….. G+2= I and B+1= C, C+1=D….. E+1= F)

2. Number series:
1, 8, 27, 64, ?
Ans.125 (series of cubes)

Complete the series: EIM, QUV, GGK, ____?

HONEY = WMIRG then PATCH is ___?

Complete the series: WFT, TGD, QHF, ___? (ANS: NII)

RRB NTPC Exam Expected Cut Off

The cut- off can be shared, only when all the shifts and phases are conducted successfully. The expected cut-off entirely based on the reviews shared by the students as per their exam experience. Following factors determine the cut-off:

  • The level of difficulty of asked questions
  • Question pattern of different sections in the exam
  • Candidates participation in the exam
  • Number of vacancies available

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