SSC CGL 2018 Exam Review and Questions Asked (Day 1 Shift 2)

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Review and Questions Asked (04.06.2019 Day 1 Shift 2)

As you all know that today (04.06.2019) onwards SSC CGL 2018 exam has been started. Many Candidates appeared for this exam on day 1 and many more will appear in it on coming days. In this post, we have given overall exam review and questions asked on SSC CGL 2018, based on Students Feedback.


The exam consists of 4 sections, namely General Intelligence (Reasoning), General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language and Comprehension total 100 questions with 2 marks for each question and negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.

1. General Intelligence (Reasoning): 25 Questions (50 Marks)
2. General Awareness: 25 Questions (50 Marks)
3. Quantitative Aptitude: 25 Questions (50 Marks)
4. English Language and Comprehension: 25 Questions (50 Marks)

Exam duration is of 60 minutes (1 Hour).

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Time:

  • 10:00-11:00 am
  • 1:00-2:00 pm
  • 4:00-5:00 pm


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

Exam Interface: 

The Questions were properly ordered as asked in previous years. There was no mixed/jumbled question pattern. There was watermark at the background of the computer screen which was displaying candidates roll no. so, if any screenshot comes, the roll no will also be public. Hence no screenshots are expected to be leaked.

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Analysis / Review

1. General Intelligence (Reasoning): This section was of moderate level but a little bit higher level and time-consuming than previous year questions. There were no questions on matrix. The non Verbal reasoning was railways exams type. 

2. General Awareness: This part was of moderate level. There were 6-8 questions on current affairs. This indicates that students should focus more on Current Affairs to score high, Current Affairs from Last 4 months (specially March-April) 2019 are highly important. Some Questions were also asked from 2017 Current Affairs (e.g. Ranji winner of 2017)

3. Quantitative Aptitude: This section was a little tricky and calculative and more lengthy than previous year questions. All 5 questions of Data Interpretation were not together but random within the Maths section.  

3. English Language and Comprehension: This section was easiest, questions were repeated from previous years. There was a higher number of questions from vocabulary, mostly previously asked questions were repeated (Revise Black Book). There was one Cloze test with 5 Questions plus Questions on PQRS, Voice & Narration, Error detection, sentence improvements etc. 

Overall the exam was moderate to high level.

GK Questions asked in SSC CGL 2018   SHIFT-II  (04th June 2019)
  • Who was the first Female Prime Minister of the World? Sirimavo Bandaranaike of Srilanka
  • Which team was the winner of Ranji Trophy 2017? Vidarbha
  • Which was the first biosphere reserve of India? Nilgiri Bioreserve
  • Which Country Hosted the Special Olympics 2019? Abu Dhabi
  • Buckminsterfullerene is an allotrope of? Carbon
  • WHo was the first Female president of SAARC? Fathimath Dhiyana Saeed
  • Uniform civil code comes under which article? Article 44
  • How many Mahajanpada were there? 16
  • Which Mahajanpad was given as a dowry? Kashi
  • Project Tiger was launched in which year:? 1973
  • Which is the first computer network of the world? ARPANET
  • Residuary powers of parliament of India has been taken from which of the following? Canada
  • Which gland controls other hormones? Pituitary gland
  • Chalukya dynasty was founded by? Pulakeshin I
  • Which Place did Chandragupta I received as a gift? 
  • Which of the following is aldehyde? [Propanol, Propanone, Ptopanal, Propanine]
  • Which Pass is used to visit Kailash Mansarovar? Nathu La
  • One Question about Committee
  • Two Questions on Folk Dances - One about Sikkim 

More questions will be uploaded in due time. If you have appeared today in SSC CGL 2018 exam please comment other questions through the comment box.

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