SNAP 2014 followed the same distribution of questions and marks across sections as the last few years tests. The overall difficulty level of the test was higher compared to last year.
|Quant, DI & DS||40||40|
The total duration of the test was 120 minutes, and consisted of 150 questions. The Logical Reasoning section had only 30 questions with 2 marks per question as against 40 one-mark questions in each of the remaining sections.
Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency
The section had a good mix of questions from easy to difficult level. Even though the section title has Data Sufficiency mentioned in it, there were no questions based on data sufficiency.
Analytical & Logical Reasoning
The Analytical and Logical Reasoning section of was more difficult as compared to the last year’s paper. The section had questions from all the usual areas in LR with one or two questions from each of verbal analogy, critical reasoning, symbols and notations, deductions, assumptions, clocks, letter series, number series, distribution, conclusion, blood relations and binary logic. There were 5 questions from circular arrangement, and 4 each from venn diagrams and distribution.
The General English section was slight different from last few years' papers. There were fewer questions that required a deep understanding of the context or usage. The focus was on Vocabulary alone. The questions were from antonyms, synonyms, spellings, meanings of idioms, idioms in fill in the blank form, paired fill in the blank questions, compound word, grammatically correct sentence, single fill in the blank, and reading comprehension.
The General Awareness section covered questions from a good range of topics such as History, Civics, Geography, Awards, Sports, Science, recent events, Economics, and government bodies.