Guide to Snap Exam 2016 – Tips & Tricks to crack Snap!Rahul Singh
SNAP Exam 2016, let’s crack Analytical and Logical Reasoning & Language AbilityLet’s have a quick look of SNAP Exam 2016 pattern· General Awareness (40 questions, 40 marks)· Quantitative Ability (40 questions, 40 marks)· Analytical and Logical Reasoning (30 questions, 60 marks)· Language Ability (40 questions, 40 marks)Each wrong answer attracts 25% negative marks and the maximum marks would be 180.Here we’ve a chance to increase the chance of scoring in Analytical & Logical Reasoning and Language Ability section.Analytical & Logical Reasoning:This section comprises most of the following questions.· Set based on cubes.· Linear and Circular Arrangements – 5 to 7 questions.· Family Tree.· Venn Diagram.· Coded Mathematics.· Letter Coding.· Fact-inference-judgment.· Analogy.· Diagrammatic numeric puzzle.· Critical Reasoning.This section would be mostly easy to crack candidates have to be really fast in this section and grab as much as they candidates. A fair attempt of 24-27 questions with 100% accuracy within 40 minutes should land you in the safe zone.Language Ability:This section comprises most of reading comprehension, vocabulary & sentence correction· Reading Comprehension – 6 questions.· Sentence Completion – 6 to 8 questions.· Vocabulary based questions (Analogy, Synonym-Antonym, Word Meanings & other kinda questions) – 12 to 14 questions.· Sentence Correction and Error Spotting – 8 to 10 questions.· Jumbled Paragraphs (1st & last sentences fixed)Most of the RC’s in SNAP would be moderate which candidates needs regular reading practice. Generally, the questions like tone of the passage, title of the passage, main idea of the passage, explaining the phrases and words and one or two questions on the information given in the passage in mostly found.Sentence Correction and Error Spotting plays a pivotal role in Language Ability which may be little bit tricky. There may be 8 to 10 questions on usage of tenses, phrasal verbs, syntax, passive voice, conditional sentences, reported speech, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, articles and more topics on English language. The questions may be framed to find out the correct/incorrect sentences, fill in the blanks or spot out the usage in different forms. Sentence Completion also fall in this category.Most of the Vocabulary questions would be from topics like Analogy, Synonym-Antonym, Word Meanings & other kinda questions. Analogy which deals with the relationship among words is not very difficult to find. There may be 3-4 questions on analogy asking to identify the similarity or dissimilarity among the words. The key tips to prepare in this area are to improve the vocabulary to understand the meaning of the words.Jumbled Paragraphs are rare in appearance but still a easy pick for the candidates.As the difficulty level of this section would be moderate, so candidates should careful in the number of questions attempted to get to as safe zone. A fair attempt of 25-27 questions with 100% accuracy within 30 minutes should land you there.Do read this article carefully once again and prepare throughly. All The Best!!