RBI Grade B Phase I Exam Analysis/Review 16th August 2018(All shifts)

RBI Grade B Phase I Exam Analysis/Review 16th August 2018(All shifts)

The RBI Grade B Prelims (phase-1) Exam 2018 was held on 16th August. So we are here with all about this exam. We are sharing number of good attempts, level, memory based questions asked in GA, new pattern questions etc. 

RBI Grade B Phase 1- Analysis/Questions asked in 1st Shift

The RBI Grade B Phase I Examination of 2018 consisted of all the sections having moderate to difficult level questions. The exam overall could be considered as approachable. The details are given below:

Section

No. of Qs/Marks

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

General Awareness

80

44-48

Moderate to Difficult

Reasoning Ability

60

34-38

Moderate to Difficult

English Language

30

15-20

Easy to Moderate

Numerical Ability

30

15-19

Moderate

Overall

200

105-115

Moderate

RBI Grade B Phase 1 - Exam Analysis 16th August 2018 for Quantitative Aptitude (1st shift)

The details of all the chapters of the Quantitative Aptitude Section along with the number of questions asked from each chapter/topic of the RBI Grade B Exam that was held on 16th August 2018 is as follows:

  • Quantity I and Quantity II - 5 Qs
  • Profit & Loss - 2 Qs
  • Simple & Compound Interest - 1 Q
  • Boats & Streams - 1 Q
  • Percentage - 1 Q
  • Mensuration - 1 Q
  • Train - 1 Q
  • DI- 10 Qs (tabular and bar graph)
  • Mixtures & Allegation - 1 Q
  • Time & Distance - 1 Q
  • Wrong Number Series - 5 Q
  • Partnership - 1 Q

RBI Grade B Phase I- Exam Analysis 16th August 2018 for General awareness (1st shift)

Mostly there were questions on current affairs from April to July month. Most of the terms were related to Banking and static Gk was also asked this time. There were 3-4 history questions also.

Questions asked in GA/GK(General Awareness) 1st shift of RBI grade B phase1 -16th August

  • Who is the head of National Register Committee?
  • Meeting held in February 2018 on Stress and Asset Management was headed by who among the following?
  • Which tax does not come under GST?
  • What is the full form of SIDBI?
  • Which country imposed Import Duty Tax on India in Steel & Aluminium industry?
  • When is MSME day celebrated?
  • Which of these is India's first heritage city?
  • Hima Das, who recently won Gold medal, belonged to which state?
  • Where is the headquarters of ICAN?
  • World Environment Day 2018 was hosted by which country?
  • Jallikattu game belongs to which state?
  • Ayushmaan Bharat Scheme related to which of the following?
  • Recently, India signed pact on Civil Aviation pact with which country?
  • Who is known as Metro Man?
  • What is the full form of SCOTUS?
  • Kirana gharana belongs to which state?
  • Shenzhen Stock Exchange is based in which country?
  • Which of the following sports is Manav Thakkar related to?
  • Where is Salarjung Museum located?
  • Where is Buddha Mountain located?
  • Name the person who climbed Mt. Everest twice.
  • RBI allows __ rising share upto 51% in IDBI.
  • Name the famous Sarod player of India.
  • Who was the first woman to climb and successfully reach the peak of Mount Everest in 5 days?
  • Which is the cleanest city of India according to the latest survey?
  • Who is the author of the book titled 'Our Trees Still Grow In Dehra'?
  • The book titled 'Bangalore Tiger' is based on which company?
  • Where is the headquarters of INTERPOL?
  • Where is the headquarters of Arab League?
  • Which is the last country to join BRICS?
  • Which is the most visited destination (country)?
  • Vidyadhar Bhattacharya is the architect of which city?
  • First nuclear bomb was dropped on which place?
  • If repo rate increases, then what will be its effect on economy?
  • Who is the author of the book titled 'Hit Refresh'?
  • What is the full form of NPCI?
  • What is the full form of CVV?
  • What is the full form of RISE.
  • Where is the headquarter of AIIB?

Apart from all these, there were some more questions based on the following topics:

  • Livelihood and Water Security
  • Saffir-Simpson Scale
  • National Biopharma Mission
  • Priority Sector Lending limit
  • S-400 Triumph Air Defence Missile
  • Fertilizer subsidy
  • RBI policy
  • Financial Literacy Week
  • SLR Rate
  • Samoli district in UP

RBI Grade B Exam Phase 1 - Analysis 16th August 2018 for Reasoning Ability (1st shift)

The Reasoning section of RBI Grade B 2018 Exam included questions from all the main chapters, as given below:

  • Puzzle – 25Q( 1Box Puzzle - 5 Qs, 1 linear seating – 5Q, 1 square siting -5Q, 1 year based puzzle – 5Q, 1 more puzzle – 5Q)
  • Blood Relations - 5 Q
  • Direction - 5 Q
  • Data Sufficiency - 5 Q
  • Inequality - 5 Q
  • Coding & Decoding - 5 Q
  • Alphabet(word) - 2 Q
  • Verbal reasoning – 7 to 8Q

RBI Grade B Exam Phase 1 -Analysis 16th August 2018 for English Language (1st shift)

The English section of RBI Grade B Exam consisted of broadly four types of question patterns, as follows:

  • Cloze Test - 5 Qs based on new pattern
  • Sentence Correction - 5 Qs
  • Error Spotting - 5 Q
  • Reading Comprehension - 15 Qs (3 sets )

RBI Grade B Phase 1- Analysis/Question asked in 2nd shift

The 2nd Shift of RBI Grade B Exam followed a similar pattern as in the 1st shift, except that two of the sections were mainly moderate level rather than difficult.

Section

No. of Qs/Marks

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

General Awareness

80

42 – 46

Moderate

Reasoning Ability

60

34 – 38

Moderate to Difficult

English Language

30

17 – 21

Moderate

Numerical Ability

30

14 – 18

Moderate to Difficult

Overall

200

103 – 110

Moderate

RBI Grade B Phase 1 - Exam Analysis 16th August 2018 for Quantitative Aptitude (2nd shift)

The Quantitative Aptitude section in the 2nd shift of RBI Grade B Exam 2018 consisted most of the questions from the following chapters:

  • Missing D.I. - 5 Qs(Boys & girls given in % & number, few data was missing)
  • Caselet D.I. - 5 Qs( Number of scholars in A, B & C)
  • Mixed DI - 5 Qs, Pie Chart & Missing Data in Tabular Graph
  • Data sufficiency - 4 Qs
  • Partnership - 1 Q
  • Percentage - 1 Q
  • Approximation - 5 Qs
  • Boat & stream - 2 Qs
  • Ratio & Proportion - 1 Q
  • Simple & Compound Interest - 1 Q

RBI Grade B Exam Phase 1 - Analysis 16th August 2018 for Reasoning Ability (2nd shift)

The Reasoning section of RBI Grade B Shift 2 consisted of questions from the following topics: 

  • Verbal reasoning – 10Q
  • Puzzle – 25 Q( 5Q- Circular Seating Arrangement , Month based puzzle - 5 Qs, Linear Seating Arrangement - 5 Qs, Floor based puzzle - 5 Qs, 1 More puzzle- 5 Qs)
  • Syllogism - 5 Qs
  • Data Sufficiency - 5 Qs
  • Input output - 5 Qs
  • Blood Relations - 4 Qs
  • Direction & Distance - 3 Qs
  • Ranking – 3 Q

RBI Grade B Exam Phase 1 -Analysis 16th August 2018 for English Language (2nd shift)

  • Reading Comprehension - 3 Sets, 15 Qs (1 passage on cloud computing-5Q, 1 passage on ATM charges-10Q)
  • Double Fillers - 5 Qs
  • Sentence Correction - 5 Qs
  • Parajumbles - 5 Qs

RBI Grade B Phase I- Exam Analysis 16th August 2018 for General Awareness (2nd shift)

Current Affairs questions were mostly asked from June, July, and May months. 10 Questions were from static Gk. 30 Questions were from banking awareness.

Questions asked in GA/GK(General Awareness) 2nd shift of RBI Grade B Phase 1 -16th August

Some of the questions asked in then Phase 1 of RBI Grade B Exam are given below:

  • In PFMS full from - 'F' stands for?
  • Gangtok is capital of which of the following states?
  • 24181 people in census 2011 accepted which of the following languages as mother tongue?
  • Hirakund dam is located on which river?
  • BRICS 2018 summit was held at which of the following places?
  • Which of the following was added as the last 5th member of BRICS?
  • Where is Kunchikal fall?
  • Where is Corporation Bank headquarter situated?
  • CWG 2022 will be held in which of the following countries?
  • Where is the headquarter of Jan Small Bank
  • Wall Mart partnered with which of the following companies?
  • What is the current REPO Rate? 
  • Who won the best actress at Dadasaheb Film Award?
  • Commitee on mob violence is being headed by who among the following?
  • Where was the Junior Squash Championship held?
  • Who among the following won the Raman Magsaysay Award?
  • Where is Nekrek National Park?
  • Who is the author of'Why I am a Hindu?
  • Which airport won Earth prize 2018 for most clean airport?
  • Which IIT launched treadmill for removing stress?
  • Fakhar Zaman who made quickest 1000 runs in cricket hails from which country?
  • Indian Air Force particpated in pitch black exercise held at which of the following places ?
  • Where was 18th SCO summit held?
  • Who won the AIFF PLAYER Award?
  • Which of the following is the correct full form for BIMSTEC?
  • Who among the following was the first CFO Of RBI?
  • Social pay has been launched by which bank?
  • Which state's FDI crossed 300% growth?
  • In which year PM launched Suknaya Samridhhi as a part of Beti Bachao?
  • Lusaka is capital of ?- Zambia
  • Where is Sabarimala Ayyappa temple located?
  • Which of these is not a service provided by payment bank?

Apart from these questions,there were some more questions based on the following topics:

  • Bansagar Dam
  • National Park
  • Wildlife Santuactry
  • Country-capital
  • Small Finance Bank
  • Samradh Sukanya
  • RANI KA VAV on a 100 Rupee Note
  • Phone Pay
  • Golden Globe Award winner