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The SSC CGL Tier I exam 2016 started on 27th August. The exams took place in two shifts until 29th August 2016. Since 30th August 2016, the exam is taking place in three shifts, upto 11th September 2016. This year, the Staff Selection Commission is conducting the exam online. We are providing you the questions asked in SSC CGL Tier I 7th September 2016 Shift 1. Also, read the question-by-question analysis of this exam, by clicking below:

Detailed Analysis SSC CGL Tier I 7th September 2016 Shift 1

Questions Asked in SSC CGL Tier I 7th September 2016 Shift 1 – General Awareness

The questions were a mix of static GK and current affairs. Most of you found this section moderate. Here are some questions from today’s paper:

  1. Pankaj Advani is related to which sport? – Billiards
  2. Pressure is measured with which instrument? – Barometer
  3. Bauxite is used in which industry? –Aluminium industry
  4. Name the book written by Panini –Ashtadhyayi
  5. After corrosion, weight of Iron –Increases
  6. NTPC is related to which field? –Power Development
  7. What are scheduled banks? – Ans:Scheduled Banks are the banks listed in the 2nd Schedule of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. A scheduled bank is eligible for loans from the RBI at bank rate.
  8. Name the instrument used for measuring humidity – Hygrometer
  9. First Muslim mayor of London –Sadiq Khan
  10. Lady Ratan Tata award is given in which field? – Medical
  11. How is Thermal Electricity generated? – Heat produced from coal is produces water steam
  12. Khizr Khan was the founder of which dynasty? – Sayyid Dynasty
  13. Black soil is another name is –Regur Soil
  14. Who among the following is the new President of brazil? – Michel Temer

If, after looking at these General Awareness questions, you are wondering what the the final cut off for SSC CGL Tier I would look like, then please go through the following article:

Questions Asked in SSC CGL Tier I 7th September 2016 Shift 1 – English Language:

The level of English Language Section waseasy to moderate.

Reading Comprehension

The exam had 1 reading comprehension passage and 5 corresponding questions. The passage was based on the story of  a magic tree, where a parrot comes to stay at night.

Fill in the Blanks

The questions had one blank each and you had to choose the correct option to fill in the blank. There were 3 questions in total. These were similar to the questions asked in SSC CGL 28th August Shift 1 exam, which are:
Health is too important to be _____.
I am _____ of this crime.

Synonyms and Antonyms

Around 1-2 questions synonyms and antonyms questions appeared in the exam.

Spellings

There was 1 spelling correction question, which was easy. The question was similar to the ones usually asked, for example, a recently asked question was: How is the following word spelt? – counterfeit.

Phrase or Idiom Meaning

It was a moderate set and involved straightforward questions. You had to explain the meaning of phrases/idioms like straw in the wind, etc.

One Word Substitution

You had to substitute the statement given in the exam with a word. This question was easy to moderate. An example of a similar question asked in SSC CGL 1st September Shift 1 is, “what is the word used to describe ‘declared as outside the protection of the law?” – Outlaw.

Questions Asked in SSC CGL Tier I 7th September 2016 Shift 1 – Quantitative Aptitude:

The questions were similar to the ones asked in earlier exams. The level of the quant section was easy to moderate in this paper. There was a pie-chart  depicting the number of below poverty-line peopleFollowing are the questions asked in yesterday’s exam for reference:

tan(a-b) = 1 & sec(a+b) = 2/√3 , if b is positive; Find the minimum value of a.
a+1/b = 1; b+ 1/c = 1; then find c+1/a =?
An equilateral triangle has side 24cm. There is a circle inscribed in it, touching all sides. Find the area of the unoccupied region?
x men can finish a job in 60 days. If 6 more men are added to them, then it takes 20 days less for them to finish the same work. Find x.

Questions Asked in SSC CGL Tier I 7th September 2016 Shift 1 – General Intelligence & Reasoning:

This section was quite easy in the SSC CGL 7th September Shift 1 exam. Some of the questions appeared from previous years’ questions papers. A number of questions were asked from series. There were 2 questions in non-verbal reasoning – 1 on paper folding and 1 on mirror image. Rest of the questions were similar to the questions asked in other SSC CGL Tier I exam this year. For example:

Calendar : date :: dictionary : ?
Find the odd one out: geometry, algebra, trigonometry and maths.

If there are any questions that you remember from your SSC CGL Tier I exam, then please let us know in the comments.