SSC Steno Exam Analysis 2018, 6th Feb, Topics from previous shifts were repeated

By Neha Uppal|Updated : February 6th, 2019

SSC Steno Exam Analysis 2018, 6th Feb. Today is the second day of the SSC Stenographer 2018 Exam.The Exam is scheduled to be held in two shifts i.e., Morning Shift (10-12 PM) and Evening Shift (3-5 PM). The duration of the exam is 2 hours i.e., 120 minutes. In this article, we will discuss the level of the examination  based on the feedback received from various students who appeared for the said examination. We will also discuss some of the actual questions that were asked in the Shift-1 question paper. 

SSC Steno Exam Analysis 6th Feb 2019 

  • The questions were arranged section-wise. No Mixed questions were asked.
  • The overall exam level was Easy-MODERATE.
  • 8-10 Current Affairs were asked.
  • The level of GK section varied from Easy to Moderate. Plenty of questions were asked from current affairs. 
  • Many topics from previous shifts were repeated. For eg: Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Swacchta mission etc
  • The level of English was Easy-Moderate
  • Although questions from numeric and alphabetic series were hard, the overall level of Reasoning Section was Easy-Moderate.
  • Reading comprehension topics were diverse. for eg: Tea leaves, Hostel life of student, Ancient History on Egyptian king Tutankhamun.

Let us go straight into the analysis part starting with Reasoning Section first. We have listed down some important topics from which questions were asked.

SSC Stenographer Reasoning Analysis (EASY-Moderate)

Questions from the following topics were asked in the paper.

Mirror Image

Figure Odd One Out


Arithmetic Reasoning 

Alphabetical & Numeric Series


Cube & Dice

Distance direction test


Logical Venn diagram

Missing Number

Pattern Completion


SSC Stenographer General Awareness Analysis (MODERATE-HARD)

  • History
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Current Affairs (10-12)
  • Static GK

SSC Stenographer English Analysis (EASY-MODERATE)

  • Error recognition (Sentence Partition)
  • Fill in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc.)
  • Grammar
  • Parajumbles
  • Sentence correction
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Completion
  • Phrases and Idioms
  • Reading Comprehension (Topics: Tea leaves, Hostel life of student, Ancient History- Chinese King)
  • Others

Questions asked in SSC Stenographer Exam, Shift I

  • Fluorine : Halogen: : Argentum :?
  • Who is current chief justice of supreme court? Ranjan Gogoi
  • Who is the current lok sabha speaker? Sumitra Mahajan
  • One question related to Noble prize winners.
  • Which player was recently awarded Rajiv Khel Ratna  award ?
  • One question on composition of hemoglobin??
  • One question based on ranking of different states in Clean India Mission.
  • When did Alexander come to India? 326 BC
  • Duration of Slave dynasty? 1206-1210 
  • What is the colour of Sulphuric Acid? Sulfuric acid is an oily liquid at room temperature. It is colorless but often has a very light yellow color when slightly contaminated with iron ions.  
  • Idiom: give someone the cold shoulder: to intentionally ignore someone or treat someone in an unfriendly way 
  • One question related to Corrosion? 
  • Who replaced Arun Jaitley as Finance Minister of India? Piyush Goyal
  • Scientific Name of Mango? Mangifera indica
  • Pullela Gopichand is associated with which sports? Badminton
  • 2-3 Swacch Sarvekshyan Award related questions? 

Top 3 States-1) Haryana, 2) Gujarat 3) Maharashtra

Top 3 Districts 1) Satara, Maharashtra 2) Rewari, Haryana 3) Pedapalli, Telangana

  • Who won the Battle of Tarain in 1191? Prithviraj Chauhan
  • Red blood cells carry Oxygen.
  • Rank of Rewari in Swacch Bharat Competiton? 
  • Which two states are connected by the Dhola Sadiya Bridge? Assam & Arunachal Pradesh

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