RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021: 5 January Shift 1 Online Paper Analysis, Experts' Views

Railway Recruitment Board conduct NTPC Phase 1 Computer Based Examination for the fifth time on Tuesday, January 5. Candidates who answer the NTPC CBT 1 examination and provide asked questions with their views on Shift 1 exam can check the Paper Analysis of shift 1.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jan 05, 2021 12:39 IST
RRB NTPC Answer Key 2021: 5 January Shift 1 Online Paper Analysis, Experts' Views
RRB NTPC Paper- Representational Image

The Non-Technical Popular Categories Phase 1 Online exam on Tuesday, January 5 has been conducted successfully for 1st Shift, by the RRBs. The examination is organized in Computer based mode keeping social-distancing, following the Covid-19 safety guidelines. Candidates appear for the Morning session (9:30 to 11:00 AM) RRB NTPC exam have a look at the paper analysis.

RRBs successfully conduct the NTPC Computer Based Exam on Tuesday, January 05. The Phase 1 computer based test or CBT 1 held for over 1 lakh candidates in Morning shift, at designated exam centres across the country. According to the reports NTPC 5th January 1st shift examination was easy to moderate level and students could attempt 60-70 questions having basic knowledge.

It is reported that the first shift exam was held following the Social-distancing and other safety guidelines. The exam is held for the 2nd consecutive day after it resumed on Monday, January 4. RRBs are holding the phase 1 NTPC computer-based exam from December 28, 2020 to January 13, 2021. As many as 1 lakh candidates were to appear for the examination.

RRB NTPC CBT question paper consisted of a total of 100 Multiple choice based Objective type questions carrying 1 mark each. There were 40 questions from General Awareness section followed by 30 each of Mathematics and Reasoning. Candidates were given a total of 90 minutes time duration to attempt the Computer based test phase 1.

As per the initial reports received, the question paper was easy to moderate level except 4-5 questions that are termed tricky. Here is a detailed analysis of January 5, 2021 first shift NTPC test, along with Exampur experts' views on questions asked from General Knowldge, Mathematics, and Reasoning section.

Questions asked in 5 January 1st Shift-

Q- Full form of TRAI- Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

Q- Full form of CSS- Cascading Style Sheet

Q- Puna Pact was held between Gandhi and Ambedkar in 1916

Q- Author of the Book named 'Shades of Saffron'- Saba Naqvi

Q- Dance day is celebrated in India?- 29 April

Q- Goa ruling party's name- BJP

Q- Brihadeshwara temple is in- Tamil Nadu

Q- January 12 is celebrated as- National Youth Day

Q- Value of Sin 15 Degree-  Formula of (Sin A-B)

Q- Oldest Dam of India- Kallanai Dam on Kaveri river

Q- Most of the Diomond is in which country- Russia

Q- World Statistics Day is celebrated as- 29th June

Q- Number of Members in World Bank- 180

Q- Full form of CAA- Citizenship Amendment Act

Q- Nobel prize winner for Peace- World Food Program

Q- Brand Ambessador of La-Liga- Rohit Sharma

Q- Governor of Maharashtra State- Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Good Attempts in First Shift:

  • General Awareness- Good Attempts 23 - 32
  • Reasoning- Good Attempts- 18 - 25
  • Mathematics- Good Attempts- 20 - 25
  • Overall Good Attempts-  65 - 85

Should Read- RRB NTPC 1st Shift Paper Analysis- Difficulty Level and Asked Questions

Also Rea- RRB NTPC Phase 1 All Shifts Analysis January Exam

Candidates who have appeared or going to appear for the RRB NTPC Stage 1 Examination should note that the overall paper level is easy to moderate level and nothing to worry about the examination. Reports also suggested that except a few questions from mathematics and General awareness, the overall difficulty level was not difficult. 

RRB NTPC 5 January 1st Shift Analysis Video Credit- Exampur

Experts who have reviewed the questions have shared that for most part, it would be the general intelligence and reasoning paper that would determine whether or not the candidate would qualify.