IB ACIO Exam Analysis: 18th Feb, Shift 1 : Check Detailed Exam Analysis

The Ministry of Home Affairs conducted the first shift for IB ACIO-II Exam 2021,  Today on 18 February 2021. This is the first day of this examination as it will be conducted on 19th and 20th February as well. Candidates who appeared for shift one and those appearing in the upcoming shifts are keenly waiting for the exam analysis to get an overview of the IB ACIO Exam 2021. In this article, we will be providing the aspirants the detailed section-wise exam analysis, good attempts, and overall difficulty level of the examination. 

IB ACIO-II Good Attempts

Section Level Good Attempts
General Awareness Difficult 9-11
Logical/Analytical/Numerical Ability & Reasoning Ability Easy 18-19
General Studies Difficult 10-12
Quantitative Aptitude Easy 17-18
English Language Easy 18-19
Overall 72-79

IB ACIO-II Exam Analysis 18th Feb 2021: Shift 1

According to the candidates who appeared in the first shift of IB ACIO EXAM 2021, The overall difficulty level of the exam was moderate – difficult. Now let us look at the section-wise exam analysis of the IB ACIO Shift-1 Exam, conducted on 18 February 2021.

 Candidates can also watch, Live discussions and exam analysis of the IB ACIO Exam, where our experts will discuss various aspects of the exam that was conducted today along with the questions asked and the difficulty levels of all the sections. 



IB Exam Analysis: English Language

 The English language section consisted of 20 questions of 20 marks. The overall difficulty level of this section was easy to moderate. Candidates were able to solve the English questions easily. Below is the table with the topics and the number of questions that were asked

Topics No. of questions No. of Attempts
Synonyms 2 Easy
Spell Check 1 Easy
Para jumble 5 Easy
Cloze Test 5 Easy
Fillers 4 Easy
Sentence rearrangement 3 Easy

IB Exam Analysis: Logical/Analytical/Numerical Ability & Reasoning Ability

 The only difficulty candidates faced by the candidates was time management. The questions consumed most of the time as compared to other sections/questions. This section consisted of 20 questions of 20 marks. Below is the table with the topics and the number of questions that were asked

Topics No. of Questions Level
Missing number Series 1 Easy
Mirror Image 1 Easy
Analogy 2-3 Easy
Blood Relation 1 Easy
Coding-decoding 4 Easy
Mathematical operations 1 Easy
Seating arrangement 1 Easy
Syllogism 2 Easy
Misc. 6-7 Easy

IB Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

 The Overall difficulty level of the quantitative aptitude section was moderate to difficult. A bar graph was given in the data interpretation question  And other questions Were not that challenging but what time-consuming.

Topics No. of Questions Level
LCM & HCF 3 Easy
Number System 2 Easy
Percentage 1 Easy
Profit & Loss 2
SI 1 Easy
Mensuration 2 Easy
Boat & stream 1 Easy
Missing Number Series (Matrix type) 1 Easy
DI (Bar Graph) 2 Easy
Simplification 1 Easy
Misc. 4 Easy-moderate

IB Exam Analysis: General Awareness & General Studies

  • This section was of a difficult level.
  • All questions were asked from current affairs

Following are some topics that were asked in the General Awareness section of IB ACIO Exam Shift -1 (18th February 2021)

Q. One question asked from Nitish Shrivastav
Q. One questions from UNESCO
Q. Women IAS from which state.
Q. Who is the Governor of Meghalaya?
Q. Rohit Sharma is related to which sport?
Q.  Jharkhand’s Sohrai Khovar painting and Telangana’s Telia Rumal were given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag
Q. King of France at time of french revolution
Q. Bardoli Satyagrah leader
Q. Sunga Dynasty – Capital
Q. DRDO Bike Ambulance – Odissa
Q. Elon Musk – most satellite
Q. UP first CM/ Governor
Q. J Yato, watercolor painter
Q. Who said England is known as Land of Merchant
Q. Fundamental Duties
Q. Founder of INC
Q. Acid Rain
Q. Karakoram Range – 1. Connects India to China
Q. WHO declare Africa – polio-free
Q. Kheetam lake – UP
Q.Peta person of the year – John Abraham

IB ACIO Exam Pattern

Section No. of Questions Marks Time Duration
General Awareness 20 20 60 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 20 20
Logical/Analytical/Numerical Ability & Reasoning Ability 20 20
English Language 20 20
General Studies 20 20
Total 100 100



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