IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2021: 18th February , Shift 1

The Intelligence Bureau ACIO 2021 Tier-1 exam is scheduled to be conducted on February 18, 19, and 20, 2021. The IB ACIO 2021 Exam is being conducted in 3 shifts daily as per the exam dates mentioned. The first day first shift exam is over now. Here, we are providing the IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2021 for 18th February 2021, 1st shift.

IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2021

Here, we are covering the IB ACIO detailed exam analysis that includes the overall difficulty level, section-wise difficulty level, good attempts as well as the questions asked in the exam of first shift of 18th February 2021. The exam analysis of IB ACIO 2021 will further help the candidates appearing in subsequent shifts to know the overall difficulty level and the strategy that they can adapt to get through the exam. Read the detailed IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2021 here.

IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2021: Overall Difficulty Level

The level of the exam can be considered as Easy to Moderate. IB ACIO Tier-1 exam had 5 sections in the objective test of 100 marks. Check section-wise difficulty level for the IB ACIO 2021 exam for 18th February, 1st shift.

Name of the SectionQuestionsDifficulty LevelGood Attempts
General Awareness20Moderate12-13
Quantitative Aptitude20Easy15-16
Logical/ Analytical Ability20Easy17-18
English Language20Easy16-17
General Studies20Moderate11-13

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IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2021: Quantitative Aptitude

The difficulty level of Quantitative Aptitude was of Easy. Most of the questions were asked from the Arithmetics section. The Data Interpretation questions are based on a bar graph. Let's have a look at the topics of Quantitative Aptitude in the exam.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation (Bar Graph)2Easy
Successive Discount1Easy
Speed & Time1Easy
Boat & Stream1Easy
Time & Work2Easy
Simple Interest1Easy
Profit & Loss1Easy
Missing Number Series (Matrix type)1Easy
LCM & HCF2-3Easy
Number System2-3Easy
Total 20 Easy

IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2021: GA & GS

In this section we are covering analysis of both General Awareness and General Studies. The level of General Awareness and General Studies were moderate. Most of questions were asked from the World GK. The questions asked in General Awareness and General Studies are mentioned below:

Capital of Sunga Dynasty: Pataliputra

Founder of Indian National Congress

Karakoma Range does not lie in which country?- Iran

Where is Keetham lake: Uttar Pradesh

The maximum number of satellites launched by which company?

An extraordinary Life: A biography of Manohar Parrikar” was written by: Sadguru Patil

20th parallel line between which country: Libya and Sudan

One Question related to Fundamental duties

Rohit Sharma is related to which sports: Cricket

Bardoli Satyagraha is related to? Sardar Patel

Bandipur National Park in which state: Karnataka

Last ruler of nanda dynasty: Dhana Nanda

Where is Barabati Fort: Cuttack, Odisha

Sericulture related to: cultivation of silkworms

Sahitya Akademi Award given in how many languages: 24

Who got peta award 2021: John Abraham

Where is Black mountain

Geetanjali Book Author: Rabindranath Tagore

1st governor of meghalaya: Braj Kumar Nehru

Acid Rain due to

DRDO Bike Ambulance – Odissa

Malaria Medicine- Quinine

1st Woman CM of UP- Suchita Kriplani

Current Governor of Nagaland- RN Ravi

Sheikh Chilli's Tomb- Haryana

Decidious Trees- Shedding of leaves

CM of Himachal Pradesh- Jai Ram Thakur

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IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2021: Reasoning

The difficulty level of Reasoning (Logical/Analytical/Numerical Ability & Reasoning Ability) was of Easy. The questions asked in the exam are given below.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Seating Arrangement (Row Based)1Easy
Blood Relation2-3Easy
Word Analogy2-3Easy-Moderate
Mirror Image1Easy-Moderate
Missing Number1Easy
Mathematical operations1Easy
Total 20 Easy

IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2021: English

Topic No. of Questions Level
Active - Passive2-3Easy
Spelling Check 2-3Easy-Moderate
Parajumbles + Error Detection2-3Easy-Moderate
Single Filler4Easy
Idioms and Phrases2Easy
Synonyms and Antonym3Easy
Sentence rearrangement2Easy
Total 20 Easy


Agressive: Hostile

ameliorate: to make better



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IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2021- FAQs

Q1. What is difficulty level of IB ACIO Tier-1 exam?

The Tier-1 exam was of Easy to Moderate level on the first day of exam.

Q2. What is the timing the first shift?

The exam timing of first shift of IB ACIO Tier-1 exam is 9:00 am - 10:00 am.

Q3. Which section was most difficult in the exam?

General Awareness and General Studies Sections were difficult as compare to other sections.