RRB Group D 2020 exam dates for Computer-Based Test (CBT) have been announced. The CBT will be conducted from December 15 on wards. The syllabus includes General Awareness and Current Affairs, Mathematics, General Science, and General Intelligence & Reasoning. Compared to other sections General Science is an easy topic to score high because all we need to do is be thorough with Physics, Chemistry, and Life Sciences till the 10th standard level (CBSE) and be aware of the most recent happenings in Science and Technology. Let’s discuss on How to Prepare for General Science for RRB Group D 2020 in this blog.
Important Preparation Tips for RRB Group D 2020 General Science
Go through this article to make a perfect strategy for How to prepare for General Science in RRB Group D 2020 in this blog.
Be thorough with the Basic Concepts
Of all the listed tips, this is the most important one. Always remember, learning by heart without any clear concept won’t help in the long run.
RRB Group D 2020 Syllabus and Exam Pattern
The study of the syllabus will help you to keep a checklist of the topics that would need more attention and hence divide your study time accordingly. It is better to refer NCERT texts initially, and if time permits you can read other standard books of famous publications.
|General Science Topics||Marks Weightage|
|Astronomy and Space Technology||1-2|
|Computers and Mobile Technology||1-2|
|Inventions and Discoveries||1-2|
Make Notes Effectively
The making of personal notes during preparation will help you to make a short and organized version of the things that you have studied and will also help you during revision sessions and last-minute study. The highlighted points on your notes will help you in flash revision before the exam about the more important topics. Try not to make it appear messy, and make connections and mind maps while learning. A picture is 100 times effective in memorizing than mugging up a huge paragraph
The RRB Group D examination will contain current science and technology questions, the answers of which could be found only in newspapers and journals. Therefore, it is important to stay updated by reading newspaper and science journals daily. Moreover, make a habit of reading magazines like Competition Success Review, GK Today, etc.. It would be of great help for all the competitive exams.
The management of time will be important during the final CBT where you would get only 90 minutes for 100 marks. Therefore, time management during the exam as well as preparation will keep you confident even in the tense moments of the exam.
RRB Group D 2020 Online Mock Tests
The online mock tests available for the RRB Group D 2020 exams are very beneficial as it will help you to learn to utilize your time during the actual examination and will also make you familiar with the online format of the RRB Group D 2020 examination.
Read the sample questions to get a better understanding of the types of questions asked.
1.1 Physics Questions
Q1) Blades of a windmill possess ________, hence they are turned by a fast wind.
Ans -: Potential Energy
Q2) A dark-skinned man experiences ______, as compared to a fair-skinned man.
Ans -: Less heat & Less cold
Q3) What device is used to break/complete an electronic circuit?
Ans -: Switch
Q4) What is the temperature at which both the Fahrenheit and the centigrade scales have the same value?
Ans -: -40°
1.2 Chemistry Questions
Q1) What is used in the nuclear reactor as a moderator. It is also known as Heavy Water?
Ans -: Deuterium Oxide (D2O)
Q2) Which Metal is in a liquid state at room temperature?
Ans -: Gallium
Q3) _________ elements are non-metal.
Ans -: Electro-negative
Q4) What is known as Artificial Silk.
Ans -: Rayon
Q5) Nitrous Oxide (N2O) is also known as –
Ans -: Laughing Gas
1.3 Biology Questions
Q1. Alcoholic drink contains _______.
Ans -: Ethyl Alcohol
Q2. Glucose is stored in the form of ______ by Animals.
Ans -: Glycogen
Q3. Ascariasis is caused by ________.
Ans -: Round Worm
Q4. BCG vaccination (Bacillus Calmette Guerin) gives immunity from ________.
Ans -: Tuberculosis
Q5. Blood groups were discovered by –
Ans -: Karl Landsteiner
The weightage for General Science is 25 marks. Ensure that you grab full marks in this section and pass the exam with flying colors. We the Entri team wish the best of luck to all the aspirants. Keep up your spirits until you reach the zenith!