SSC CGL 2017 Tier-2 Maths Review & Questions Asked (18.02.2018)

SSC CGL 2017 Tier-2 Maths Exam Review & Questions Asked  (18th Feb 2018)

Hello Friends,

As we all know that 17-02-2018 onwards SSC CGL 2017 Tier-2 exam has been started. Many Candidates has already appeared for this exam on the day one and many more will appear in it today (18.02.2018) and on upcoming days. In this post, we have given overall exam review and questions asked on SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2, based on Students Feedback and Memory.

Exam Pattern : (SSC CGL 2017 Tier-2 Paper-1)
  • Exam duration is of 120 minutes (2 Hour).
  • The Total Number of Questions for the Exam is: 100
  • The Total Marks for the Exam is: 200
  • Negative Marking for every wrong answer: -0.50

Timing and Punctuality: 

  • Maths : 10:30 to 12:30
  • English : 3:15 to 5:15 (PM)

SSC is very strict about punctuality, the aspirants reached after 10:00 a.m. for Maths) were not allowed.

Server and Center Management:

The overall review regarding SSC Server was good. Server Speed was quite improved and better than previous years.

Cheating and other irregularities: 

This time SSC took it very sincerely. There were multiple frisking and it was done properly.  Lab assistants were also active in most centers.

Maths (Quantitative Aptitude) 

  • Level of paper 1 (Maths) was Moderate
  • Paper seems to be of similar difficulty level as seen in the previous day (17th) of SSC CGL 2017 T2 Exam. 
  • Questions asked were New,  and this is the reason aspirants found the paper to be on the tougher side.
  • There were no direct formula-based questions, Every Question needed Analysis, Inferences and Quick Calculation. 
  • We advise having basics clear questions asked are non-repetitive and based on concepts.
  • It's time to revise the basics of Advance Maths.

Easy Questions : 60
Moderate Questions : 25
Tough Questions : 15

Ideal attempt 70-80 with 90% accuracy.

  • Arithmetics questions were of easy to moderate level.
  • Questions on Mensuration were lengthy, calculative and New Type.
  • Trigonometry Questions were a bit tricky and time- consuming.
  • Algebra was moderate but higher level than CGL 2016
  • A lot of Questions had diagrams and had calculative or time-consuming questions. 
  • Height and Distance were easy.
  • DI was on Tabular Chart Graph (Calculative)

Questions Asked in SSC CGL 2017 Tier-2 Maths (QMaths)

Q. 1-3

Question Photo Credits: Anurag Matchu

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Q. 7

Q. 8) A shopkeeper marked up his good by 125% and allowed a discount of 25%. If the selling price of a good is Rs 64p, find the cost price of the good. (

Q. 9) A point made an angle of elevation to the top of a tower with the tangent of 3/4. If point shifts 300 meters towards tower then the tangent becomes 4/3. What is the height of the tower .qmaths.?

Q. 10) Average of the number from 100 to 400 which are divisible by 13.

Q. 11) Two men start walking towards each other with speed of 21 km/hr and 24 km/hr. If they meet after 1 hr 15 mins, Whats the distance between them initially.

Q. 12)  A chord is drawn to Two concentric circles. Lenght of chords are 4 and 16. What is the difference between the square of radii of both circles? (

Q. 13) A man buys 5 sarees of avg cost 2250. If he had bought 3 more sarees the avg cost would have been 2750. Whats the avg cost of all sarees together.

Q. 14) A mixture contains acid and water in the ratio 11:2. If 35 liter of water is added the quantity of acid becomes twice in water. Whats the initial quantity of qmaths acid.

Q. 15) A cylinder of height 8 cm and radius 3.5 cm is perfectly put inside of another cylinder with their axis perpendicular to each other. Whats the radius of another cylinder.

Q. 16) If a cube is cut in 27 equal cubes. Whats the percentage change in the total surface area.

Q. 17) Two men start walking towards each other with speed of 21 km/hr and 24 km/hr. If they meet after 1 hr 15 mins, Whats the distance between them initially.

Q. 18) A B and C can do a piece of work in 7.5 days. C is thrice as productive as A and B alone can do it in 15 days. In how many days A and C together can do the work if B leaves? (

Q. 19) cos^3x+cos3x÷ cos^6x-sin^6x

Q. 20) n=0.3693693699, m=.531531531, find 1/n+1/m. (qmaths)

Image credits: Bullet Raja

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

Previous Day's Pattern and Questions asked:

Click Here to view the Maths Paper Review and Questions asked (17.02.2018)

Click Here to view the English Paper Review and Questions asked (17.02.2018)

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