**RRB NTPC Exam Analysis 21 January 2021 (All Shifts):** The RRB has already commenced the second phase of NTPC Exam 2020 almost a week before. On the 6th day of phase-2,i.e. 21 January 2021, both the shifts are over as per schedule. We have been closely following and providing analyse of every shift that has been conducted till present. This analysis will surely keep the aspirants updated with the exam changes and prepare themselves for the exam.

**RRB NTPC 2020-21 Exam Analysis 21**^{st} January (All Shifts): General Awareness

^{st}January (All Shifts): General Awareness

A few new types of questions were seen in the General Awareness section, as seen in earlier shifts too. However, a few questions from the Current Affairs section were asked during today's shift-1.

**Here are some highlights as per the candidates who have attempted the exam on 21 ^{st} January 2021: **

- As indicated from the previous shifts of Phase 2 of the RRB NTPC Exam, there were 4 to 5 science questions. Maximum questions were from the Biology while followed only 1 to 2 questions were from chemistry and physics.
- As far as the difficulty level is concerned, the History questions were in between Easy to Moderate, and in total 3 to 4 questions appeared from this section.
- Moving on to the Computer section, there were not less than 4 to 5 questions in shift-1. However, in shift-2 question count was reduced to just 1 to 2.
- In both the shifts, there were almost 6 – 7 Current Affairs questions were asked. Adding to that, most of the questions from this topic were from sports, Indian defence system, important events
- Speaking of Static general knowledge part, questions were asked on Mughal dynasties, prize and honours, five-year plan, articles, and International organizations.
- According to the students, the level of difficulty of the General Awareness section in both the shifts was the same which remained in the range of Easy to Moderate
- For Shift 1, it was easy to attempt 28 to 30 questions. With regard to Shift 2, this question count was 29 to 32 questions

**RRB NTPC 2020-21 Exam Questions Asked in 21 ^{st} January (All Shifts): General Awareness**

**Who will host the summer Olympics games, 2024?**

Ans: 2024 Summer Olympics will be held in Paris, France.

**Who is the first Secretary-General of the United Nations?**

Ans: Trygve Halvdan Lie

**Which is the largest gland in the human body?**

Ans: Liver

**Which country will host the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup?**

Ans: India

**Which of the following was not a governor of RBI?**

Ans:

**When is national pollution day celebrated**

Ans: December 2

**For which book Rabindranath Tagore got the Nobel prize?**

Ans: Gitanjali

**8th Schedule is related to? **

Ans: language

**Abolishment of title is given in which of the article? **

Ans: Article 18

**When did the first five-year plan start?**

Ans: 1951

**Second Highest peak of Himalaya? **

Ans: K2

**First state in India to launch the Panchayati Raj?**

Ans: Rajasthan in 1959 in Nagaur District

**Which of the following states does not touch the boundary with Nepal?**

Ans: Jharkhand

**The third Mysore War happened in which year?**

Ans: 1790, Third Anglo–Mysore War (1790–1792)

**National Pollution Control Day?**

Ans: 2 December

**Endangered species are enlisted in which book? **

Ans: Red Data book

**Who built Mysore Maharaja Palace?**

Ans: Ruler of the Wodeyar Dynasty

**Which article is related to language?**

Ans: Article-343

**Who built the Quwwat-ul-islam mosque?**

Ans: Qutub-ud-Din Aibak

**In eight scheduled, how many languages are mentioned?**

Ans: contains 22 languages. Articles 344(1) and 351 of the Indian Constitution

**Which of the following is not an Operating system?**

**Grey revolution is related to___**

Ans: fertilizer production

**Computer program that converts assembly language to machine language?**

Ans: Assembler converts assembly language to machine language

**The compiler is used to convert high-level programming language code into machine language code.**

**RRB NTPC 2020-21 Exam Analysis 21**^{st} January (All Shifts): Mathematics

^{st}January (All Shifts): Mathematics

As usual Mathematics section was a bit calculative, however, candidates were able to solve questions through value putting method. Candidates who have an impending exam are advised to revise the important topics and follow the exam analysis diligently as the board is following the same pattern for the Mathematics section.

Following the fixed question pattern, the section on mathematics was a calculative one, but with the help of the value putting technique, it became simpler. Applicants who have an examination in subsequent shifts are suggested to go through important topics and follow the examination analysis religiously as there were no big changes observed in question pattern of mathematics section.

**Going by the candidates who have attempted the exam conducted on January 21, 2021, here are some key points on Mathematics as observed in today’s shifts:**

- In shift 1, Most of the questions were seen from Trigonometry, Time and Work and Statistics topic. However, in shift 2, there was an increase in question count from Average, Speed, Time & Distance, and DI sections.
- As per the feedback shared by aspirants, Moderate level of the paper was there in both the shifts.
- For shift 1, 20 to 23 can be taken as safe attempts while for shift 2, this number can be changed to 21 to 24.
- Mensuration topic carried the maximum weightage in both the shift-1 as well as shift-2.
- Talking of Geometry, there were approximately 1 to 3 questions were seen from the Geometry topic in both the shifts of today. In previous shifts, 3 to 5 questions were put up from Geometry.
- Time and Work questions were easy to solve.
- In both the shifts, DI questions were little complicated but could have been solved.
- Candidates could solve the Average questions with the application of short trick formulae.

**RRB NTPC 2020-21 Exam Questions Asked in 21 ^{st} January (All Shifts): Mathematics**

**Value of Sin 15°.**

**If A/4 = B/5 = C/6, Find A : B : C.**

**Ratio of Two numbers is 1 : 7. If the LCM of the numbers is 721, find the sum of Numbers.**

**A sum of money becomes Rs.13000 in 6 years and Rs.15000 in 9 years. Find the rate of interest.**

**If sin(48° + θ) = cos(θ). Find the value of θ.**

**In a circle of radius 10 cm, an arc of 125 degree is made. Find the perimeter of the sector formed.**

**If tanθ = ¾ then find the value of secθ.**

**A ladder makes a 45 degree angle with the top of the wall and is 4√5 m away from the base of the wall. Find the length of the ladder.**

**If cos 45° = (4√2)/x then find the value of x.**

**If A can complete 2/5 part of a work in 12 days and B can complete 3/4 part of the same work in 25 days. FInd the time taken by them to complete the double amount of work together.**

** A man covers a certain distance in 45 mins at 42 km/hr speed. How much speed should he increase to cover the same distance in 35 mins?**

**Two numbers are in the ratio of 7:1 and their HCF is 19. Find the LCM.**

**The ratio of volume of two cubes is 64 : 1331. Find the ratio of their total surface areas. **

**Find the area of a rhombus whose side is 25 cm and one of the diagonals is 14 cm. **

**If in a ****△ABC, ****∠A = 30****° and ****∠B = 45****°, then find the value of cot C.**

**Which of the following is a prime number: 64, 82, 157, 1331**

**At simple interest, an amount grows to Rs 12000 in 6 years and Rs 15000 in 9 years. Find the rate of interest. **

**(tan88°.tan2°)(tan87°.tan3°).............(tan45°.tan45°) = ? **

**Find the LCM of √169, √27, √64 and √144.**

**RRB NTPC 2020-21 Exam Analysis 21**^{st} January (All Shifts): **General Intelligence & Reasoning**

^{st}January (All Shifts):

As per candidates, General Intelligence and Reasoning was the most favourite section out of all three sections. Candidates who had been preparing it for some time could have easily solved the questions from this section.

**We have collated some important highlights of ****General Intelligence & Reasoning as per the exam takers:**

- Following the fixed pattern, Seating Arrangement and Coding-Decoding topic held the most weightage.
- There was the difficulty faced by candidates in solving questions from Blood Relation however nothing this was not seen in the second shift.
- In both the shifts, there were surely 2 to 3 questions appeared from the Statement and Conclusion topic.
- Moving forward to the next topic, in the shift – 1, there were 3 to 4 questions were from syllogism section and in shift-2, 2 to 3 questions.
- As per the candidates who took the exam, 24 to 26 can be taken as a good attempt for shift 1 and 26 to 28 can be assumed to be a good attempt in shift 2
- All in all, the overall difficulty level for the first shift remained in the range of Easy to Moderate whereas for the second shift it was quite Easy.

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