# IPPB Scale-1 Exam Analysis 7th January 2017 shift-1

Dear Readers, IPPB has conducted On-line Preliminary examination for the recruitment of Probationary Officer(scale-1) on  7th January 2017 shift 1.

Online exam consist of 100 questions with a time of 60 minutes(1 hour). Exam consists of 3 sections -
1. Reasoning,
2.Quantitative Aptitude
3. English
Every right questions awarded 1 marks and negative marking for wrong answer-0.25.

Level of exam is moderate.

Possible attempts- 63-70 Questions

Reasoning- 35 Questions
In this section questions consist of topics
Syllogism -5 questions - 5 Marks
Inequality-  5 questions - 5 Marks
Puzzle-  15 questions- 15 marks
1. One Circular arrangement with some people facing center and some facing outside
2. One Linear arrangement with people sitting in row, some facing north and some facing south
3. Floor based puzzle (8 people living on 8 different floors) Miscellaneous (Blood Relation , Direction Test , coding decoding etc)- 10 Marks
Difficulty Level- Easy/Moderate
Possible Attempt- 21-23

Quantitative Aptitude -35 Questions
In this section questions consist of topics
Series -  5 questions - 5 Marks
Simplification- 5 questions - 5 Marks
Data Interpretition-.  10 questions - 10 Marks
Quadratic equation- 5 questions - 5 Marks
Miscellaneous (Profit Loss,  Time, Speed & Distance, Trains, Simple Interest,Compound Interest, Permutation & Combination & Probability etc.) - 10 questions - 10 Marks
Difficulty Level- Easy/Moderate
Possible Attempt- 15-18

English- 30 Questions
In this section questions consist of topics
Cloze test(Based on Pollution in China)-  10 questions - 10 Marks
Comprehension (Based on Economy - World Bank Report) (Synonyms and Antonyms were asked) -  10 questions - 10 Marks
Spotting errors  10 questions - 10 Marks
Difficulty Level- Moderate/ Difficult
Possible Attempt- 15-20

Number Series Questions-5 questions
180 191 193 203 206 215 ?
418 208 102 48 ? 5
153 155 160 170 187 ?
3 1.5 1.5 3 12 ?
3 4 9 28 ?