SSC CGL 2019 Exam Review and Questions Asked (07.03.2020 - 1st Shift)

SSC CGL 2019 Exam Review and Questions Asked (07.03.2020 1st Shift)

As you all know that (03.03.2020) onwards SSC CGL 2019 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 2019, 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 2019 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. 

Exam Interface: 

The Questions were properly ordered as asked in previous years. There was no mixed/jumbled question pattern.

SSC CGL 2019 Exam Analysis / Review

1. General Intelligence (Reasoning): This section was of easy to moderate level as usually asked in previous SSC exams. The level is similar to that of the previous years' Tier 1 examination. 

2. General Awareness: This part was of moderate level. There were 7-8 questions on current affairs. Current Affairs from the Last 4 months are very important. In History.

3. Quantitative Aptitude: Even this section was similar to the previous SSC CGL 2018 Tier-1 papers. A few questions were tricky or calculative, rest paper can be said moderate. 

3. English Language and Comprehension: This section was again easy to moderate, questions were repeated from previous years. There was a higher number of questions from vocabulary, mostly previously asked questions were repeated (Revise Black Book)

Overall the exam was moderate level.

GK Questions asked in SSC CGL 2019   SHIFT-1 (07th March 2020)
  • Who was the first woman ruler of Delhi Sultanate - Razia Sultan
  • Shivaji's Council of Ministers was called - Ashta Pradhan
  • When was the Indian constitution amendment for the first time? - 1951
  • Name the place where the Indian National Congress Session was held in September 1920 - Kolkata
  • Padayani dance is one of the popular traditional folk dances of which state? - Kerala
  • Which article of the Indian Constitution talks about freedom of religion? - Article 25-28
  • Dharmaraja Ratha is a monument in which state? - Tamil Nadu
  • Jabalpur is situated on the banks of which river? - Narmada River
  • The Dhuandhar Falls are located in which river - Narmada River
  • Bangladesh does not share a boundary with which of the following Indian state? 1) West Bengal 2) Meghalaya 3) Sikkim 4) Assam -  Sikkim
  • The new name of Rohtang tunnel  - Atal Pass
  • States and pass (match the following)
  • Which is not an insulator - Mercury
  • Dioptre (D) is the SI unit of - power of lens
  • Crown glass refractive index - 1.517
  • What is the study of cells called? - Cytology
  • Which vitamin is responsible for blood clotting? - vitamin  K
  • Which of the following is a cation? 1) chloride 2) ammonium 3) fluoride 4) iodide - ammonium
  • Pravasi bharatiya divas celebrated on - 9th January
  • New brand ambassador of VISA - PV Sindhu
  • What is the Pulitzer Prize awarded for? - newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature
  • C K Nayudu lifetime achievement award for men in 2019 by BCCI - Krishnamachari Srikkanth
  • Who is the author of the book "Wise and Otherwise"?  - Sudha Murty
  • What does T stand for in ATM - Teller

English Questions asked in SSC CGL 2019   SHIFT-1 (07th March 2020)
  1. Wary
  2. Embezzle

    1. Sacred
    2. Native
    3. Repulsive

    • Spelling
    1. Across
    2. Guarantee

    • OWS
    1. Polyglot - A game in which no one wins
    2. Insatiable - someone who is never satisfied
    • Idioms
    1. look down upon - to consider someone or something lesser or inferior in some way
    2. keep abreast off - informed; aware; up-to-date

    More questions will be uploaded in due time. If you have appeared today in SSC CGL 2019 exam please comment other questions through the comment box.

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