# Analysis

#### Detailed analysis of the questions asked of various subjects in the Exams.

### IBPS RRB Officer - Prelims Exam Analysis 2018

The level of IBPS RRB Officer Prelims 2018 was moderate. Section-wise analysis of questions asked in IBPS RRB PO 2018 was:-

Sections |
Good Attempts |

Reasoning | 28-33 |

Quantitative Aptitude | 20-25 |

Total | 52-57 |

**Exam Analysis: Reasoning**

The level of reasoning section was Moderate. There were a total of 6 sets of Puzzles and Seating Arrangements. Following are the types of Puzzles and Seating Arrangement asked in the 1st shift of IBPS RRB Officer Scale I 2018 Exam:

Linear 2 Parallel Rows, 14 people were to be arranged

Circular Seating Arrangement, 5 people were facing towards the centre and 3 people were facing outside

Day Based (Mon to Fri) Scheduling Puzzle, Movies in different time

Linear Seating Arrangement, 24 persons in a single row (Number of people was to be calculated)

Height Comparison based short puzzle – 3 questions

Box-based puzzle

Topics |
Number of Questions |
Level |

Puzzle & Seating Arrangement | 27 | Moderate-Difficult |

Syllogism | 5 | Moderate |

Blood relations | 3 | Moderate |

Numeric Series | 1 | Easy-Moderate |

Direction | 3 | Easy |

Alphabetical Series | 1 | Easy-Moderate |

Total | 40 | Moderate |

**Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude**

The level of the paper was moderate and questions were calculation based**.** There were no questions from approximation and simplification. A huge number of questions were asked from the miscellaneous part – the arithmetic word problems. Although there were no direct questions on approximation but around 4-5 questions of arithmetic were based on approximation.

- Caselet, data related to the number of persons in a union was given
- Bar Graph, no. of tigers in different years and parks
- Line Graph, 2 stores data related to kids and adult stores was given in 2 lines P and Q

Topics |
Number of Questions |
Level |

Data Interpretation | 15 | Moderate |

Quadratic Equation | 5 | Moderate |

Wrong Number Series | 5 | Moderate |

Arithmetic Word Problems | 15 | Moderate |

Total | 40 | Moderate |