SSC CGL 27th August 2016 : Exam Review and GK Questions

SSC CGL 2016 Day-1(Shift-1)is over. Here is the Exam Review, Difficulty Level and Questions asked in the exam. 

SSC CGL 2016 Online Exams have started from Today. The Exams are successfully conducted, at various computerized centers all over the country. It is worth mentioning here that this is the First time, that CGL is conducted through online mode.

Now, the Day 1 of CGL 2016 Exam is over, and everyone here would like to know the Cut off, Difficulty Level and Nature of Questions asked in the exam, even more curious are those, who have their CGL Exams on 28th, 29th , 30th August and other upcoming days.

Well its really, difficult at this stage to predict the Cut off, as the exam is at the Initial Stages. Moreover, Cut offs will vary too much, as there is CGL Exam on Different Dates and Sessions, and for every session, there is a different Question Paper, which has its own Pattern and Difficulty Level.

In this post, we will share the Complete Analysis of CGL Exam held on 27th August, 2016 for  two shifts. Not, only the analysis, we will also share the General Awareness Questions, asked in Today’s exam, that, will be extremely useful for those, who have their exams on other dates and for every day of exam , we will upload the GK Questions with Answers.

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50 Questions Asked in CGL Exam 29th August (All Sections)


Detailed Review of SSC CGL Exam of 27th August, 2016

The First shift of the CGL Exam 2016 (Morning), is  over and its time to share the Review of the CGL Exam held on 27th August, 2016. Moreover,Today, there is shift of CGL Exam, in the evening.

Overall, the Difficulty level is Moderate, ie Neither Its Very Easy Nor its Very Difficult. If, you have done justice with your preparation, then, this exam has no surprises for your. 

Here is the Section wise Difficulty level with Good no. of attempts


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General Awareness Questions from 1st Shift

In General Awareness, section, a few Questions from previous paper are asked and most of these Questions comprises of Static GK. 3-4 Questions are asked from the Current Affairs also. 

Overall, the section is somewhat Moderate to Difficult (No Easy). If, you attempted, 15 Questions with 90% accuracy, then thumbs up to you. 

Here are Some of the Questions from the General Awareness Section

1) When did Kakori Robbery took place ?

2) Siachen Glacier is a dispute between which 2 countries.

3) Who is the First Female Governor of an Indian State ?

4) Which among the following Government Bodies accounts are not audited by CAG ?

5) Which Desert has high gold reserves ?

6) Pollutant, being the biggest source of air pollution in world ?

7) Which component is responsible for acid rain ?

8) “A thing of Beauty is Joy forever” is written by ?

9) Boiling Point of Water Depends upon ?

10) Which among the following state has the highest literacy rate ?

  • Punjab
  • Mizoram
  • Maharashtra 
  • Odisha

11) What is Zeolite ?

12) What is the minimum no. of members to be present in Parliament to start the proceedings of the house ?

13) Name the Process by which Bubbles from Liquid are formed ?

14) Where the HEadquarters of FIFA are located ?

15) Which monument is called Dream of Stones ?

16) Boiling Point of Water Depends upon ?

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English Section (Pattern of Questions)

Good Attempts: 18 to 22 Questions

English Section is of moderate standard. Here is the Topic wise No. of Questions asked in the CGL Exam from English Section

1) Sentence Improvement : 3 Questions
2) Error Detection: 03 Questions
3) Synonym/Antonym : 04 Questions
4) Idiom/Phrases: 03 Questions
5) Comprehension: 05 Question

Quantitative Aptitude

Again, this section is of moderate level. If, you have practiced for 4-5 months, then, you will find this section not much difficult. If you have attempted, 18 to 20 Questions from this section, then you did a good job. 

1) Date Interpretation: 05 Questions 

DI had 5 Questions on bar charts and are based on Percentage. 

2) Trigonometry: 1-2 Questions

3) Algebra: 2-4 Questions

4) Geometry: 3-4 Questions

5) Speed, Distance, Time and Work: 3 Questions

6) Profit, Loss, SI, CI: 4-5 Questions


We are continuously updating this page, with Reviews, Pattern of Questions and Exact Questions that have been asked in the CGL Exam of 27th August, 2016 (Morning shift).

In our upcoming post, we will share the Reviews and GK Questions, asked in the 2nd Shift of CGL Exam on 27th August and  GK Questions asked in the SSC CGL 28th August 2016 Exam

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53 thoughts on “SSC CGL 27th August 2016 : Exam Review and GK Questions

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  2. 27 अगस्त, 1st shift
    Resoning:- यदि किसी घडी में प्रत्येक दिन(24 घंटे में) 15 मिनट समय आगे बढ जाता हैं तो ये बताये की अगर 12 बजे दोपहर में समय सही था तो अगले दिन सुबह 8 बजे घडी में कितना समय प्रदर्शित होगा.
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    3) 04:20
    4) 04:10

  3. Hi Isha
    i took exam on 27 aug 3rd shift the paper was easy
    the reasoning was easy except for one question in find the odd pair
    And in english concentrate more on idioms one word substitutes synonyms and antonyms i felt it a little difficult
    these are two examples
    the spotting error section was obvious and easy
    All the best to you.

  4. #. 30/08/2016,morning shift:-
    1. if p^2+q^2=7pq ; (p/q)+(q/p)=?
    2. if x+(1/x)=squar root of 3 ; x^3+(1/x)^3=?
    3. if (a/b)+(b/a)=1 ; a^3+b^3=?
    4. if 7(sinx)^2+3(cosx)^2=4 ; secx+cosecx=?
    5. if x^2=(sin30)^2-4(tan45)^2+(cos60)^2 ; x=? (x>0).
    6. if x=99 ; 2(x^2+3x+3)=?
    7. if a's share is 150% more than that of b ; by what % is the b's share less than that of a?

  5. Today(30-08-2016) I wrote my SSC CGL Exam Batch 1. Exam questions are Good and easy – moderate. but we wrote exam for only 1:03 mins. ssc board failed in conducting exam. at first the website hanged for 13-15 mins then invigilator said to re-login and exam continued. but it showed the time started from 01:03:34. in the middle of the exam the time counter stopped so many times. this happened in Visakhapatnam AVN polytechnic college. it is a loss for the candidate. WORST SITUATION.

  6. sir i applying ssc postal clai didn’t paid challan due to banks are not giving money they said don’t have money please use atm’s but atm’s giving 2000 rupees how can i change 2000 rupees please give time 1 week time

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