SSC CGL 2016 Tier 2 Exam Review and Questions Asked

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 2 (Mains) Exam Review and Questions Asked (Memory Based)


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As we all know that today on 30-11-2016, SSC Conducted Tier-2 (Mains) of SSC CGL 2016 Exam. Many Candidates appeared for this exam and many more will appear in it tomorrow. In this post we have given overall exam review and questions asked on SSC CGL 2016 Tier 2, based on Students Feedback.

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In Many Centers exam was cancelled.

Maths (Quantitative Aptitude) Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 Tier-2 (30-11-2016)


Level of paper 1 (Maths) was Moderate. Paper seems to be tough as questions were calculative and lengthy .

Easy Questions : 50
Moderate Questions : 25
Tough Questions : 25

Ideal attempt 70+ with 90% accuracy.
  • Number System- 10 marks
  • Percentage - 5 marks
  • Profit loss- 8 marks
  • simplification - 2 marks
  • SI/CI - 4 marks
  • Ratio Proportion - 4 marks
  • Time/Speed/Distance - 9 marks
  • Average - 5 marks
  • Geometry - 13 marks
  • Algebra - 12 marks
  • Mensuration - 13 marks
  • Trigonometry - 10 marks
  • Data Interpretation - 5 marks

  • Arithmetic Questions were lengthy.
  • Percentage and Time & work Questions were a bit tricky and time- consuming.
  • 2 – 3 Question of Geometry was Easy (direct formula)
  • 3 Questions were asked from Height & Distance. (Important)
  • DI on Bar Graph (Calculative)
Maths Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 Tier 2 (30-11-2016)
  1. Question from Trigonometry: Tan^4Q + Tan^2Q =1 than Cos^4Q + Cos^2Q = ?
  2. Area maximum when perimeter equal? circle, square, triangle
  3. If P=99 find P( p^2+3p+3)
  4. Find no. Of sides of regular polygon. When total surface area,volume,and area of two sides are given. 
  5. Sum of square of three no is 323.sum of square of two no. Is equal to the twice of third. Find the product of three no. 
  6. Find CI of 4000 for 4 year at 10 %rate 
  7. Find. (1+sec20+cot70)(1-cosec20+tan70) something like..
  8. CI difference is 723 at 20% for a yearly or half yearly basis.Find the Sum.
  9. If x=1+√2+√3, then 2x4 – 4x3 -5x2 +26x – 28 = ?
We'll update this post with more questions as soon as we receive feedback from candidates.


English Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 Tier-2 (30-11-2016)

  • Question paper pattern was similar to previous year questions.
  • Overall Level of English was easy to moderate. 
  • Error Spotting and Cloze tests were tricky.
  • Idioms were asked without sentences 

Ideal attempt 160-180 with 90% accuracy.


  • Reading Comprehension - 30 Questions (6 passages)-Moderate 
  • Active Passive Voice -  20 question  (Easy)
  • Idioms / Phrases - 12 question (Moderate)
  • Synonyms / Antonyms - 6 -8 question each (Moderate)
  • Direct / Indirect Speech - 27 questions
  • One word Substitution - 10 question
  • Spelling Correction -  3 -4 question
  • Sentence Improvement - 20 question
  • Para-jumbles - 20 questions
  • Cloze Test - 25 (2 passages with 10- 10 Questions & 1 passage with 5 questions) - Difficult 
English Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 Tier 2 (30-11-2016)
  1. Apathy Antonym
  2. Mitigate Antonym
  3. Ineffable Synonym
  4. Elegance Synonym
  5. Study of culture is called?
  6. Espionage- one word substitution
  7. Too many chiefs and not enough Indians (Idiom)
  8. Go to rack and ruin. (Idioms)
  9. A chip on one's shoulder. (Idioms)
  10. Gentleman At Large. (Idioms)
  11. Fall Back On  (Idioms)
  12. When I visited/my grandpa and grandma's house/ I found their missing./no error
  13. Due to negligence  /he failed  /in examination/ne 

We'll update this post with more questions as soon as we receive feedback from candidates.


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