IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Analysis for 11th August 2018

The IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam has commenced from today i.e. 11th August 2018. All the four shifts of the exam are over now. And here, you can check the exam analysis of 1st day. Check the good number of attempts, sectional as well as overall difficulty level, topic weightage, etc. Also, you will find the questions asked for all the shifts. You too can share your inputs with us if you have given the exam today. Going through the exam analysis will help you to prepare for the upcoming exam shifts in a better way. Find the IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Analysis of 11th August 2018.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Analysis - Shift 4

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No. of Good Attempts
Section Difficulty Level Good Attempts
Numerical Ability Moderate 23 - 28
Reasoning Ability Moderate 24 - 29
Overall Moderate 51 - 56

IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis for 4th Shift - Numerical Ability

Numerical Ability
Topic Weightage
Number Series (wrong term) 5 Qs
Simplification 5 Qs
Data Sufficiency 5 Qs
Tabular Graph DI 5 Qs
Line Graph DI 5 Qs
Caselet DI 5 Qs
Miscellaneous 10 Qs

Question Asked in Reasoning Ability 4th Shift

Circular Arrangement puzzle - 8 people sitting in a circular arrangement, 3 of them facing the center and 5 of them facing outside the center.

Day Based Puzzle - Consisting of 6 days starting from Monday to Saturday. 2 more parameters consisting of persons and the movie they love to watch

Linear Puzzle - 10 persons sitting in a row, and facing North.

Box Puzzle - 11 boxes has to be arranged one above the other.

IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis for 4th Shift - Reasoning Ability

Reasoning Ability
Topic Weightage
Syllogism 5 Qs
Blood Relations 4 Qs
Data Sufficiency 3 Qs
Direction & Distance 3 Qs
Inequality 4 Qs
Box Puzzle 5 Qs
Circular Seating Arrangement 5 Qs
Day based puzzle 5 Qs
Linear Arrangement 5 Qs
Alphabet-based problem 1

IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis - Shift 3

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No. of Good Attempts
Section Difficulty Level Good Attempts
Numerical Ability Moderate 24 - 27
Reasoning Ability Moderate 25 - 28
Overall Moderate 52 - 57

IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis for 3rd Shift - Numerical Ability

Numerical Ability
Topic Weightage
Number Series (wrong term) 5 Qs
Approximation 5 Qs
Caselet DI 5 Qs
Tabular DI 5 Qs
Bar DI 5 Qs
Miscellaneous 15 Qs

IBPS RRB Officer Questions Asked for Numerical Ability

Number Series - Find the wrong term in the given series.

  • 2, 3, 7, 22, 89, 459
  • 2, 4, 12, 48, 240, 1448
  • 60, 20, 30, 45, 90, 225, 695
  • 2, 3.4, 6.8, 11.14
  • 900, 896, 912, 848, 1104

DI

  • Caselet DI
  • Tabular DI
  • Bar Graph

Pipes & Cisterns - Pipe A can fill an empty tank in 16 hours while B can empty the full tank in 24 hours. If pipe A was open for 4 hours, and pipe B open for 2 hours, then, how much part of the tank will be filled?

IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis for 3rd Shift - Reasoning Ability

Reasoning Ability
Topic Weightage
Blood Relations 4 qs
Ordering & Ranking 1 Q
Coding Decoding 5 Qs
Inequality 4 Qs
Floor Puzzle 5 Qs
Circular Seating Arrangement 5 Qs
Square Seating Arrangement 5 Qs
Single Row Linear Arrangement 5 Qs
Miscellaneous 6 Qs

IBPS RRB PO Questions Asked for Reasoning Ability

Single Row Seating Arrangement - People sitting in a single row, facing North. No of people was not mentioned. The question is mentioned below:

There are 5 people between M and P. M sits 4th to the right of S. U sits 3rd to the right of P. As many people sits between S and T same as between M and U. N is the immediate neigbour of U. Q is on immediate right of T. No one sits to the right of N. Q is 2nd from left end of the row.

Alphabet-based question was asked. The word given was - OBSTRUCT.

Circular Seating Arrangement - People were sitting in a circular arrangement. Their ages were mentioned.

Comparison puzzle based on coins

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Analysis - Shift 2

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No. of Good Attempts
Section Difficulty Level Good Attempts
Numerical Ability Moderate 24 - 26
Reasoning Ability Easy to Moderate 26 - 29
Overall Moderate 55 - 59

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Numerical Ability Analysis - 2nd Shift

Numerical Ability
Topic Weightage
Number Series 5 Qs
Quadratic Equation 5 Qs
Data Sufficiency 10 Qs
Data Interpretation 10 Qs
Miscellaneous 10 Qs

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Questions Asked for Numerical Ability - 2nd Shift

Data Interpretation - DI was calculative. 2 sets of DI were asked based on the following:

  • Bar Graph
  • Caselet

Quadratic Equations - Questions were very easy and can be solved quite fast.

Data Sufficiency - Questions were given in the form of 2 statements and were of moderate level. Qs asked were from the following topics: Simple & Compound Interest, Time & Work, Arithmetic problems.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Reasoning Ability Analysis - 2nd Shift

Reasoning Ability
Topic Weightage
Alphanumeric Series 5 Qs
Syllogism 5 Qs
Coding Decoding 5 Qs
Inequality 5 Qs
Puzzles 15 Qs (3 Sets)
Miscellaneous 5 Qs

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Reasoning Ability Questions Asked - 2nd Shift

Circular Arrangement Puzzle - 10 people sitting in a circular arrangement and facing the centre.

Double Row Linear Arrangement - Total 12 persons sitting in 2 rows, each row consisting of 6 person. Those sitting in row 1 facing North and those sitting in row 2 facing South.

Floor Puzzle - 11 persons living in different floors of a building

Alphanumeric Series - A mixed series consisting of alphabets and numbers and questions based on that were asked.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Analysis - Shift 1

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No. of Good Attempts
Section Difficulty Level Good Attempts
Reasoning Ability Easy-Moderate 27 - 30
Numerical Ability Moderate 22 - 25
Overall Easy-Moderate 54 - 58

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IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for IBPS RRB PO Prelims consists of two broad topics - Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability. For every incorrect attempt, 1/4th marks in negative is applicable.

IBPS RRB Officer Exam Pattern
Section No. of Qs Maximum Marks Time duration
Reasoning 40 40 45 Minutes
Numerical 40 40
Total 80 80

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Analysis for Numerical Ability

Numerical Ability
Topic Weightage
Number Series (Wrong number based question) 5 Qs
Quadratic Equation 5 Qs
Simplification/Approximation No questions
Data Interpretation 3 Sets (15 questions)
Average 1 Q
Area 1 Q
Interest 1 Q
Profit & Loss 1 Q
Miscellaneous 11 Qs

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Question Asked in Prelims 1st Shift - Quantitative Aptitude

  • There were no questions asked from Simplification/Approximation.
  • Number series was tricky.
  • Number Series - Find the wrong term in the givens series:

  • 2, 7, 27, 107, 427, 1708, 6822
  • 1, 3, 7, 15, 31, 64, 127
  • 250, 260, 291, 314, 340, 370, 405
  • 1, 15, 119, 475, 949, 947, 473
  • 750, 535, 411, 348, 322, 314, 315

Data Interpretation - 3 sets based on:

  • Bar Graph DI
  • Caselet DI
  • Line Graph

Caselet DI - Undergraduate students(Male + Female) from 2 college clarksville and Sirro, who have applied to college abroad for Graduation. From clarksville 75%male and 25%female applied and total number of male +female is 550 consisting 55% of total student strength. Total strength of sirru is twice that of clarksville, out of which 1200 are male. Total number of male in sirru is twice of that of clarksville. Half of male students and 720 female students from sirru have applied.

Quadratic Equations

1.
  • 4x - 21x + 20 = 0
  • 3y - 19y + 30 = 0
2.
  • x + 12x + 35 = 0
  • 5y + 33y + 40 =0
3.
  • x - 11x + 24 = 0
  • y - 12y + 27 = 0
4.
  • 4x +9x + 52 = 0
  • 3y + 5y + 2 = 0
5.
  • 2x - 20x + 96 = 0
  • y = 64

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Analysis for Reasoning Ability

Reasoning Ability
Topic Weightage
Blood Relations 3 Qs
Syllogism 5 Qs
Word Formation 2 Qs
Direction & Distance 1Qs
Comparison Based Puzzle 3Qs
Circular Arrangement Puzzle 5 Qs
Scheduling Puzzles 5 Qs
Single Row Linear Arrangement (all facing North) 5 Qs
Double Row Linear Arrangement Puzzle 5 Qs
Box Puzzles 5 Qs

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Question Asked in Prelims 1st Shift - Reasoning Ability

  • Scheduling - 5 movies ABCDE releasing from monday to friday each movie have different time. Movie A is releasing on tuesday. No movie released between A and movie which have 75 minute time duration. One movie release between 75 min movie and 100 min movie. Movie B release immediately after 100 min movie. More than two movies released between C and D. Movie C released immediately after 130 minutes movie. One movie have time duration 20 min more than movie E.

  • Single Row Linear Arrangement Puzzle - All the persons were facing North direction. The total number of persons were not mentioned.

  • Double Row Linear Arrangement - People sitting in 2 rows, those sitting in row 1 were facing North, and those sitting in row were facing South.

  • Circular Seating Arrangement - 8 people sitting in a circular arrangement. 5 were facing towards the centre, 3 were facing outside the centre.

  • Box Puzzle - 11 boxes has to be placed one above the other.

Syllogism:

  • No dolls are fans. Some fans are air. No air is food.

    Conclusion (i) All air being dolls is never be a possibility.

    Conclusion (ii) Some food is not a doll is a possibility.

    Conclusion (iii) All fans being food is a possibility.

    Conclusion (iv) Some dolls can never be food.

Syllogism:

  • Some arrows are weapons. Some weapons are pistol. Some rifles are weapons. Some pistol are guns.

    Conclusion (i) All weapons can never be guns.

    Conclusion (ii) All pistols can never be arrow.

    Conclusion (iii) All guns being pistol is a possibility.

    Conclusion (iv) All rifles being weapons is a possibility.

  • Comparison Puzzles - MNOPQR are six friend each having different hight. N is taller than Q but shorter than M. Only 2 person are taller than M. R is taller than both Q and O. Q is not the shortest. 2nd shortest person is 154 cm long.

    Q1. If P is 181cm long and taller than R. Then find the which of the following statements are true. I) No one is taller than P. 2) O is shortest among them. III) difference between hight of P amd Q is 27cm.

    Q2. How many people are shorter than N.

    Q3. If M is 19 cm taller than Q then find the height of M?

Miscellaneous

  • Q1. 6145267 how many such combinations are possible where they have as many numbers as between them in numbers systems.
  • Q2. With 2nd 4th 7th and 8th letter of word FRACTION how many meaningful word can be formed. If more than one answer X if no word then answer Y.
  • Q3. If each the letter of word Doctrine is replaced with immediate next number as per English alphabet and then arrange them in alphabetical order then find fourth letter from right.

Linear arrangement Few people ade sitting in row facing north. M is fourth to right of S. There are 5 people between M and P. T is to the left of S. U is 4th to the right of P. As many people between M and U is as between S and T. There are two person between N and U. No one is sitting to the right of N. T is sitting at one of the extreme end.

  • Q1. How many total people are in the row?
  • Q2. Position of U with respect to S.
  • Q3. How many total person is between N and P.
  • Q4. Which of the statements with respect to U is false?
  • Q5. Which of the statements is true?

Dual Row Linear ArrangementFourteen people are sitting in 2 rows facing each other. ABCDEFG are sitting in row 1 facing north. PQRSTUV Are sitting in row 2 facing south. G is sitting 3rd to left of C. Neither C nor G is sitting at end of row. The one facing C is immediate right of T. Only one person is sitting between between Q and T. The one who is facing Q is immediate neighbour of D. U is sitting to the right of Q and is not facing G or D. A is 2nd to left of F. B is sitting to the right of E. There are 4 persons between Pand one who facing F. R is not immediate neighbour of Q. V is sitting to the right of S.

  • Q1. Which statement is true regarding S?
  • Q2. Which statements regarding E is true?
  • Q3. Position of A with respect to person facing U.
  • Q4. Odd one out (basically 4 extreme was given and one middle was goven so middle was odd one out)
  • Q5. How many person between T and V.

Hope that you found the exam analysis helpful. All the best for the upcoming IBPS RRB Exam!

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