IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis 2017 – List of Questions from All Shifts

IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis 2017

 

IBPS RRB PO Score Card 2017 Released

 

Hello Aspirants,

 

IBPS RRB Officers Scale – 1 prelims exam has been successfully held on 9th & 10th September 2017 in four shifts.

 

The upcoming exam dates for RRB Officer Scale I & Office Assistant exam are 16th, 17th, 23rd, and 24th September 2017.

 

Candidates who are going to appear in upcoming slots will need the analysis for the exam. Also, this IBPS RRB PO 2017 Exam Analysis will help you to get an idea about the expected cut off marks & difficulty level of asked questions.

 

Here we are sharing detailed analysis for the IBPS RRB PO (Scale 1) exam held on 9th and 10th September 2017.

 

The overall level for IBPS RRB exam was from easy to moderate. This means the number of attempts will be higher & there are chances that cutoff marks will be raised too.

 

Total 80 questions were asked overall in both Reasoning and Quantitative Ability sections.

 

Each section for IBPS RRB consists of 40 questions. A total of 45 minutes time limit was given to solve these questions.

 

Check the IBPS RRB PO Result & Cut Off 2017.

 

 

 

IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam Analysis – 5th Nov 2017

 

The IBPS RRB Main Exam for officer scale-1 was successfully conducted on 5th Nov 2017 (Sunday). Now, you can check the complete IBPS RRB PO Main Exam Analysis to check expected Cut Off & Section-Wise Review.

 

The IBPS RRB PO Main Exam consisted five sections:

 

Numerical Ability

 

Hindi/ English

 

Reasoning

 

General Awareness

 

Computer Knowledge.

 

Total 200 questions comprising of overall 200 marks were asked in the exam. The exam duration was 2 hours. Each section had 40 questions.

 

The overall level of the IBPS RRB PO Main Exam was difficult. The Reasoning and Numerical Ability sections were much difficult, while the Computer Knowledge section was the easiest.

 

 

Sections  Good Attempts
Numerical Ability 14-18
English Language 19-21
Reasoning Ability 15-20
General Awareness 27-32
Computer Knowledge 32-35
Hindi (Optional) 20-24
Total 115-125

 

 

 

Details of Questions Asked with Difficulty Level:

 

Check the subject-wise analysis for IBPS RRB PO Main Exam given below:

 

Reasoning Ability:

 

The Syllogism and Inequality questions were not asked in this section. This difficulty level of this section was high. Check the topic-wise breakage of the Reasoning section for IBPS RRB PO Mains:

 

Topics Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Seating Arrangement & Puzzles 27 Difficult
Data Sufficiency 5 Difficult
Machine Input Output 5 Difficult
Logical (Statement-Assumption) 2 Moderate-Difficult
Direction Sense 1 Difficult
Total 40 Difficult

 

 

Numerical Ability:

 

Numerical Ability section had 40 questions Including data sufficiency and data interpretation questions. The level of this section was very difficult. There were 4 sets of Data Interpretation asked in the paper.

 

Pie Chart – 1

 

Bar Graph – 1

 

Caselet – 1

 

Tabular -1

 

 

Topics Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Data Interpretation 20 Difficult
Number Series (Based on Finding Wrong Number) 5 Difficult
Data Sufficiency 5 Very Difficult
Probability 1 Difficult
Partnership 1 Moderate-Difficult
Ratio & Proportion 1 Moderate-Difficult
Mixture and Alligation 1 Moderate
Time and Work 1 Moderate
Boat and Stream 1 Moderate-Difficult
Miscellaneous 4 Difficult
Total 40 Difficult

 

 

English Language:

 

There were two sets of reading comprehension consisting 7 question each. There were some changes in this section. Some new type of questions were introduced. One of the Reading Comprehension was based on Economical break down after Brexit.

 

 

Topics Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 14 Moderate
Cloze Test (1 Set Based on Sentence/Paragraph) 10 (2 sets) Easy-Moderate
Sentence Improvement 7 Moderate
Fillers (Based on Words, Idiom & Phrases) 

Identify opposite word-pair (New Pattern Question)

9 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate

 

 

General Awareness:

 

In this sections questions were mainly asked from Current Affairs, Static GK and Banking Awareness. The questions were from easy to moderate level. The questions asked in General Awareness in the exam will be updated shortly in this blog.

 

Computer Knowledge:

 

The level of this section was the easiest among all the sections, which was a relief for the candidates. Most of the questions were asked from the Basic Computer Knowledge, Software, Internet, Network etc. A good attempt in this section would be 32-35 questions.

 

 

 

 

IBPS RRB Officer Scale – I 2017-18 Exam Overall Analysis: 9th September

 

Here are the good attempts for both the sections to qualify IBPS RRB Prelims. Candidates will get an estimated idea on how to attempt this paper to ensure scoring maximum marks:

 

 

Section  Good Attempts
Reasoning Ability 25-28
Quantitative Aptitude 18-23
Total 57-63

 

 

 

Details of Questions Asked with Their Difficulty Level:

 

 

Reasoning Ability:

 

The overall level of Reasoning Ability was not excessively hard. Aspirants can score higher in this section if they practiced well.

 

There were four questions of puzzles and seating arrangement asked in the exam.

 

 

Topic Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Syllogism 5 Easy
Inequity 5 Easy
Seating Arrangement & Puzzles 20 Easy-moderate
Coding – Decoding 5 Easy
Number Arrangement 2 Easy-moderate
Miscellaneous 2 Easy-moderate
Alphabetic Series 1 Easy

 

 

Quantitative Aptitude:

 

The level of Quantitative Aptitude was from easy to moderate for all the slots. There were three types of Data Interpretation Questions asked in the exam: Line Graph, Tabular & Pie Chart.

 

 

Topic Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Data Interpretation 15 Moderate
Quadratic Equations 5 Easy to moderate
Number Series 5 Easy
Approximation 5 Easy
Percentage 1 Easy
Profit & Loss 1 Easy to moderate
Speed Distance & Time 1 Easy to moderate
Average 1 Easy to moderate
Mixture & Allegation 1 Moderate
Problems on Age 1 Moderate
Problems on Train 1 Easy
Miscellaneous 3 Easy to moderate

 

 

 

List of Questions Asked on 9th September – All Shifts

 

 

Most of the questions are shared by candidates who appeared in the exam. The list of questions is memory based. Candidates can check the IBPS RRB previous year papers for better practice. Following are the questions asked in IBPS RRB Prelims on 9th September 2017:

 

Questions asked from Number Series:

 

89, 88, 85, 78, 63, ?

 

5, 28, 47, 64, 77, ?

 

7, 4, 5, 12, 52, ?

 

6, 4, 5, 11, 39, ?

 

190, 94, 46, 22, ?, 4

 

519, 517, 509, 483, 403, ?

 

27, 38, 51, 68, 87,?

 

7, 3, 2, 2, 4, ?

 

1094, 365, 122, 41, 14, ?

 

5, 3.5, 10, 34, ?, 711

 

2, 8, 28, 54, 53, ?

 

 167, 164, 159, 150, ? , 100

 

17, 31, 15, 33, 13 , ?

 

973, 325, 109 , 37 , 13 , ?

 

5, 2, 8, 35, ? , 1079

 

221, 109, 53, 25, 11, ?

 

5, 12, 52, 106, 107, ?

 

39, 31, 41, 29, 43, ?

 

3, 5, 13, 49, ?, 1441

 

481, 477, 467, 439, 357, ?

 

 

Questions asked from Quadratic Equation:

 

Q.1         I. x2+9x+20=0

      II. y2=16

 

 

Q.2         I. x2-8x+15=0

 

      II. y2-12y+36=0

 

 

Q.3         I. 2×2+15x+28=0

      II. 2y2+13x+21=0

 

 

Q.4         I. x2-7x+12=0

      II. 3y2-11y+10=0

 

 

Q.5         I. 2×2+9x+7=0

 

       II. y2+4y+4=0

 

 

 

Puzzles:

 

 

Q.1         There are 7-person A, B, C, D, E, F and G who are born in 8 different months January, February, March, April, June, August, and October. A was born in the month which has less than 31 days but not in April. There are 3 people born between A and C. B born one of the days after D. No one was born between B and D. E was born on one of the days before G. E is not born in a month with maximum number of days. None on these born between G and E.

 

Q.2         Eight boxes A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H not in the same order. There are Three boxes between A & B.H is immediately below A. There are two boxes between H and G. There are as many boxes between H and B, as between C and D. C is one of the boxes above D. E is immediately below D. There are only three boxes between E & F.

 

Q.3         M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting around a Round table. Some of them are facing the center and some are facing outside. O sits 2nd to the right of R. R is facing towards the center. There are 2 persons in between O and N. S sits 2nd to the right of O. T sits on the immediate right of N. S & N are facing opposite direction (if S is facing center then N is facing outside and vice versa). There are 3 persons in between P and Q. Both P and M are not immediate neighbours of R. Q sits 2nd to the right of M. Both T and Q faces opposite direction of O.

 

Q.4         Eight boxes A, B, C, D, J, K, L, M are arranged in a pile way. 3 boxes are kept in between A & J. There are As many boxes as in between c and J & c and A. There are 4 boxes in between k & B. K is immediately below C. There are 3 boxes in between M and D where D lies below M but not the Lowest. L does not lie immediately above J.

 

Q.5         There are Seven persons A, B, C, D, E, F and G, they are born in different months viz. February, March, June, August, September, October & December. A was born in one of the months before May. There are two persons who born between A & E. D was born one of the months before G, in the month has 30 days. No one was born between D and G. C was born one of the months after F, in the month has 31 days. No one was born between C and F.

 

Q.6         Eight persons J, K, L, M, N, O, P and Q are sitting around a circular table. Some of them are facing centre and another facing outside. Three persons sit between O & N. M is sitting second to the right of N. M faces inside the centre. K is sitting third to the right of N. Q is sitting third to the right of K. L is sitting second to the left of J. J is not an immediate neighbour of N. Immediate neighbours of P faces the same direction. L & P are facing opposite direction of O. O faces the same direction as M. Immediate neighbours of L faces opposite direction.

 

Q.7         Twelve number of persons are sitting in two parallel rows in a way that persons who are sitting in one row face persons sitting in the other row. O, P, Q, R, S & T are sitting in a row first, faces south. E, F, G, I, J & K are sitting in the row second which faces north. Three persons sitting between R & T. R sits at one of the ends of the row. One who sits immediate left of J Faces T. More than two persons sit between P & O. More than one person sits between P & Q. More than two people sit between one faces P & K. G is not an immediate neighbour of K. E is not an immediate neighbour of F & J. One who sits third to the right of S Faces I. K does not sit at the end of the row.

 

Q.8      Eight persons P, R, S, T, U, V, W & Z are sitting around a circle. Some of them facing centre and others are facing outside of the circle but not necessarily in the same order. S sits third to the left of U. Only one person sits between U & V who is not a neighbour of S. W sits second to the right of V. Z sits third to the right of U. R sits second to the right of T but not a neighbour of V. S & R are facing opposite direction as that of T. Immediate neighbours of V facing same direction. W & P are facing the same direction as Z. V faces inside.

 

Q.9      Seven persons A, B, C, D, E, F and G are born in seven different months viz. January, March, May, July, August, October and December but not in same order. Only four members are born between A & D. A born before D. C is not born in March. Two persons born between C & E. C born before E. G born before September but one of the months after July. F is not born before C.

 

Q.10    Eight boxes D, E, G, H, I, J, M and N are placed in eight different racks but not in the same order. There are four boxes between G and E. N is placed immediately below J and one box is between J and M. As many persons between H and M, are same between N & I. Only two boxes are between H and I. H is placed above I and G but not on the topmost rack.

 

 

Questions asked from Syllogism:

 

 

Q.1      Statement:

 

No fight is battle. All battles are war. Some war is quarrel.

 

 

Conclusion:

 

All fights can never be war. (false)

 

No battle is quarrel. (false)

 

 

Q.2      Statement:

 

Some rivers are water. All water is travel. All travel is journey.

 

 

Conclusion:

 

All rivers are travel. (false)

 

Some journey is river. (true)

 

 

Q.3      Statement:

 

Some benches are chair. All chairs are table. No chair is seat.

 

 

Conclusion:

 

Some seats are a table. (false)

 

All benches can never be seat. (true)

 

 

Q.4      Statement:

 

No fight is a battle. All battles are war. Some war is a quarrel.

 

 

Conclusion:

 

All quarrels are fight is a possibility. (true)

 

No fight is war. (false)

 

 

Questions asked from Inequality:

 

 

Q.1        Statements:

 

C≥F=D>E<H; A≥J>D=B.

 

 

Conclusions:

 

B≤C (True)

 

E>J (False)

 

 

Q.2      Statements:

 

K>M=Q≤S<L=N; O<J≤Q=P

 

 

Conclusions:

 

M>O (True)

 

L>K (False)

 

 

Q.3      Statement:

 

C≥M=E≥R≥S=F>L.

 

 

Conclusions:

 

F=C

 

C>F

 

 

Q.4      Statements:

 

P>W≥M=L≤R; X<S≤L>D.

 

 

Conclusions:

 

M≤D (False)

 

W≥S (True)

 

 

Q.5      Statements:

 

N≤W<F=K≥L=H≥E>U.

 

 

Conclusions:

 

K≥N (False)

 

F>E (False)

 

 

Questions Asked from Data Interpretation:

 

 

Following is the pie-chart which shows details about the book ‘ABC’ sold by six different stores.

 

Total Number of book sold=650

 

Pie-chart-RRB PO exam

 

 

Q.1         If total number of ‘EFG’ book sold is 20% less than the total number of ‘ABC’ book sold and the ratio of male and female buyer is 6: 7, find the number of the male buyers?

 

(a) 120                   (b) 235                  (c) 220                   (d) 240                  (e) 260

 

 

Q.2         What is the central angle for Q?

 

(a) 92.3                 (b) 96.3                 (c) 93.6                  (d) 92.6                 (e) None of these

 

 

Q.3         What is the difference between the number of books sold by R and number of books sold by P?

 

(a) 145                   (b) 120                  (c) 150                   (d) 135                  (e) 130

 

 

Q.4         What is the ratio of the total book sold by P and Q together to the total book sold by T and U together?

 

(a) 2:3                    (b) 1:1                   (c) 4:5                    (d) 3:4                   (e) 1:2

 

 

Q.5         Number of books sold by P is what percentage of number of books sold by T?

 

(a) 50%                 (b) 150%                               (c) 150%                               (d) 200%               (e) 80%

 

 

 

IBPS RRB Officer Scale – I 2017-18 Exam Overall Analysis: 10th September:

 

 

 

Section  Good Attempts
Reasoning Ability 24-27
Quantitative Aptitude 16-20
Total 58-61

 

 

 

Details of Questions Asked with Their Difficulty Level:

 

 

Reasoning Ability:

 

The level of Reasoning Ability was easy but it was time-consuming for all the slots. There were four seating arrangement and puzzles asked in the paper.

 

 

Topic  Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Seating Arrangement 20 Moderate to difficult
Syllogism 5 Easy
Inequality 5 Easy
Coding-Decoding 5 Easy
Miscellaneous 5 Easy

 

 

 

Quantitative Aptitude:

 

The level of questions for quantitative aptitude was moderate.

Following are the topics from where questions are asked:

 

 

Topic  Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy to moderate
Data Interpretation 20 Easy to moderate
Number Series 5 Easy to moderate
Approximation 5 Easy
Miscellaneous 10 Moderate to difficult

 

 

 

List of Questions Asked on 10th September – All Shifts

 

 

There are fewer questions from all the slots of exam held on 10th September. We’ll add more questions in upcoming days. Followings are the questions asked in IBPS RRB Prelims on 10th September 2017:

 

 

 

Questions Asked from Number Series:

 

 

131, 67, 35, 19, 11, ?, 5

 

25, 28, 22, 31, 19,?

 

5, 4, 8, 27, ?, 767

 

1, 4, 9, 18, 35, ?

 

7, 4.5, 6, 11, ?

 

 

 

Questions Asked from Puzzle:

 

 

Q.1         8 persons K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R sitting around the circular table. Some of them facing outside and other remaining facing inner side. K sits third to the right of N, N face inside, P sits second to the left of K, M sits immediate right of P, only three people sits between M and L, O sits immediate right of R, R does not sit near to k, M sits second to the right of O.

 

 

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