SNAP 2011 was similar to SNAP 2010 in terms of difficulty level as well as in number of questions. The marking scheme was also the same. Like last year, this year also in AR & LR section there were 30 questions of 2 marks each; rest of the paper contained questions of 1 mark each.

There were 150 questions (4 Sections) in all and the time allotted was 2 hours. The four sections were:

  1. General English
  2. Quantitative & Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
  3. General Awareness
  4. Analytical & Logical Reasoning
  • Time allotted 2 Hrs.
  • Total no. of questions: 150
  • Total Marks: 180
  • Marking Scheme: Different for different sections
  • Sections: 4
  • Number of choices: 4
  • Negative Marking: 1/4

Overview of Different Sections

 
S. No. Sections Total Marks No. of Questions Level
1. General English 40 40 Easy
2. Quantitative & Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 40 40 Easy to Moderate
3. General Awareness 40 40 Moderate to Tough
4. Analytical & Logical Reasoning 60 30 Moderate
  Total 180 150  
 
 
SECTION I: General English
 
Description No. of Questions Difficulty Level /Remarks
RCs 6 Easy
Grammar 14 Easy to Moderate
Verbal Ability + Misc 3 Easy
Vocabulary 8 Easy to Moderate
Idioms/Proverbs 4 Easy to Moderate
Analogies 2 Easy to Moderate
S. Rearrangement 3 Easy
Total 40  
 
 
SECTION II: Quantitative & Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
 
Description No. of Questions Difficulty Level /remarks
Number System 4 Easy
Time, Speed & Distance 6 Easy
Geometry 7 Easy  to Moderate
Percentage 5 Easy
Logs 1 Easy
Bar Graph 4 Easy
Pie Chart 4 Easy
P & C 3 Moderate
Time and Work 6 Easy to Moderate
Total 40  
 
 
SECTION III: General Awareness
 

This section required you to be thorough with your knowledge of Current AffairsBusiness, Foreign Policy, Sports, Movies and Government Policies and Static GK- Business, Physics, chemistry, Constitution. Majority questions in both current and static were from business and commerce and single question each on movie, physics and chemistry. 

SECTION IV: Analytical & Logical Reasoning
 
Description No. of Questions Difficulty Level /remarks
AR 10 Easy to Moderate
Cube Cutting 3 Easy
CR 8 Easy to Moderate
Analogies 1 Moderate
Puzzles 1 Easy
Directions 2 Easy
Miscellaneous 5 Easy to Moderate
Total 30