AFCAT 1 2021 Question Paper [All Sets]

AFCAT 1 2021 online exam is being conducted by Indian Air Force across the country. Many Indian Air force aspirants are attempting the AFCAT exam online on 20th, 21st and 22nd Feb 2021 in two different shifts. Candidates are to report to the exam centre in batches from 07:30 AM onwards (for 1st Shift) and 12:30 PM onwards (for 2nd Shift) as per the time slot mentioned in the admit card. In this article, we will publish the AFCAT 1 2021 questions for all sets based on the memory-based question-answer discussion. SSBCrackExams will get you the original question paper from AFCAT 1 2021 20, 21 and 22 Feb 2021 examination from shift 1 and shift 2.

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AFCAT 1 2021 Questions22 February – Shift 1

1 Who is known as the Iron Man of India?
2 Punter is related to which sports?
3 Who is the author of ‘Odyssey’?
4 Who was the head of Revenue department during Mughal period?
5 ‘Stymie’ term is associated with which sports?
6 Rovers Cup is related to which sports?
7 What is 66.5° N latitude called?
8 Where is the headquarters of International Maritime Organization located?
9 Who was the first Indian female gold medalist in Paralympics?
10 Nada is a space agency of which country?
11 Who was the first acting Indian Prime Minister after India’s Independence?
12 What is the capital of Croatia?/ Zagreb is the capital of which country?
13 Which instrument is used to measure the depth of the ocean?
14 Who raised a movement against child marriage and sati in India?
15 What was the capital of Maharaja Ranjit Singh?
16 Where was the 2016 Olympics held ?
17 Fifa football was held for the first time which year ?
18 Bhagwat Dayal Sharma was the first Chief Minister of which state?
19 Which among the following is the west flowing river? (Ans. Narmada)
20 Where is Diego Garcia located?
21 Where is Gulf of Aden located?
22 Which of the following is the oldest written text? (Ans. Rig Veda)
23 Which one of the following is a brown ore? (Ans. Limonite)
24 Which country has Mediterranean environment?
25 The first para women forces is included in which – crpf/ cisf/ bsf?
26 Antonym of Vividly
27 Idiom – To cool one’s heels
28 Idiom – To give currency
29 Antonym of Austerity
30 Antonym of Musty
31 Synonym of Ostracise
32 Synonym of Facade
33 Idiom – To give something in leash
34 Synonym of Patron
35 (10.99)^2+10.99×x+(0.03)^2=?
36 A person sells 30m cloth and he gains 10m of sp then find the gain percentage
37 A lies 30miles upstream to B.A person goes from A toB in 2h and back to in 4 h then find speed of person in stationary water and current..
38 venn diagram – vertebrate, nonvertebrate, turtle
39 venn diagram – poor, honesty, intelligent
40 venn diagram – bird, squirrel, sparrow
41 venn diagram – navy, commodore, captain
42 red:haemoglobin::_______:chlorophyll
43 Hockey: Game::Latin:______

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AFCAT 1 2021 Questions22 February – Shift 2

1 Antonym of Inevitable
2 Antonym of Inevident
3 Antonym of Lackaidaiscal
4 Synonym of Elude
5 Synonym of Inordinate
6 Antonym of Debauched
7 Who was the author of the book “Seven Summer”?
8 Who is known as Mother of Indian Revolution?
9 Bauxite is the ore of which element?
10 Caracas is the capital of which country?
11 Which country does not experience tropical monsoon? (Ans. Iran)
12 Limiting velocity at which the streamlined flow converts into a turbulent flow? Terminal velocity /critical velocity /limiting velocity /velocity
13 Which Outermost layer of the Sun is visible to us? Corona/chromosphere/stratosphere/ photosphere
14 Which among these countries is not a member of NATO?
Austria/ Belgium/ Denmark/Germany
15 Who was the first Indian woman to reach the finals of the Olympics? PT Usha/Arti Saha
16 Which country is known as “The land of the rising Sun”?
17 When was the Battle of Haldighati fought?
18 For how many days did the Battle of Mahabharata took place?
19 Which Indian won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
20 What is Prime Meridian also known as?
21 C K Naidu Trophy is related to which sports?
22 What is the discipline of Adam Smith?
23 Which animals are there in the Ashoka Pillar?
24 Who was the Chairman of the Sub Committee For Fundamental Rights?
25 The term ‘Tee’ is related to which sports?
26 Which of the following is not related to space? (Ans. SAARC)
27 Lira is the currency of which country? (Ans. Italy)
28 When was Ghadar Party formed?
29 Venn diagram – Girls , Athletes, Singers
30 Venn diagram – Musicians , Instrumentalists, Violinists
31 Venn diagram – Men , Rodents, Living Beings
32 Venn diagram – mother, sister, wife
33 Venn diagram – deer, rabbit, mammal
34 Venn diagram – Bat, shark, lizard
35 Odd one out – Gora/ Khasi/ Kangra
36 Vandalism : Property :: Prejury : _______ (Ans. Testimony)
37 Sculptor : Atelier :: Miner : _________ (Ans. Quarry)

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AFCAT 1 2021 Questions21 February – Shift 1

1 What is the Capital of Zimbabwe?
2 Who adopted Indian constitution after independence?
3 Who elects the Prime Minister?/ Who appoints the Prime Minister?
4 What is ‘Ace’ in tennis?
5 If reading in barometer is declining fast, what will happen ?
6 Who is the First recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratan Puraskar?
7 Jammy is the nickname of which cricketer ?
8 Irani trophy is related to which sports?
9 What are Mediterranean Islands known as ?
10 Who founded Khilji dynasty?
11 Independence bill/ Indian Independence Act was passed on which date ?
12 Who is the writer of ramcharitmanas?
13 Who wrote ‘book of aryans’?
14 Who translated Upanishads in Persian?
15 Wind blows at surface due to ?
16 Where is the College of defence management located?
17 Who was first Arjun Award awardee?
18 Who wrote Panchatantra?
19 Igneous rock example (Ans. Granite)
20 What was the main source of early aryan visitors?
21 What is the zone between tropic of cancer and tropic of Capricorn called?
22 Which is not a tributary of Brahmaputra?
23 Wimbledon is played in which country?
24 Yakshgana is the folk and tribal dance of which state?
25 Which of the following is known as Jovian planet?
26 Synonym of Industrious                                        (Synonym – Practice Exercise 5) Ans. Hardworking, Diligent
27 Antonym of Wreck Ans. Create, Facilitate
28 Antonym/ Synonym of Baffle Ans. Synonym: Bewilder, Perplex, Puzzle          Antonym: Enlighten, Clear, Comprehend
29 Antonym/ Synonym of Belligerent Ans. Synonym: Hostile, Aggressive          Antonym: Friendly, Amiable
30 Antonym of Blissful Ans. Sad, Miserable
31 Synonym of Mitigate    (List of Synonyms – I to P & AFCAT Mock Test Series 5) Ans. Reduce, Diminish
32 Idiom – To keep one’s head above the water                                                         (Idioms & Phrases – Parts of the Body – Part 3) Ans. Stay out of trouble, especially financial difficulties. The definition is taken from the literal need to keep your head above the water when swimming. If you do not keep your head above water you will drown.
33 Idiom – To spill the beans                               (Idioms & Phrases – Food – Part 2) Ans. To reveal secret information accidentally or maliciously, often ruining a surprise or other plan. The phrase originated in ancient Greece, where people cast secret votes by putting white or black beans in a jar (a white bean indicated a positive vote and a black bean was negative). Beans are spilled to count votes.
34 Odd one out 1. red soil 2. Anthracite 3. alluvial soil 4. Black soil
35 Odd one out 1.kangaroo 2.emu 3.royal bengal tiger 4.giant panda
36 Odd one out 1. Temperature:Fahrenheit 2.Distance:Metre 3.Newton: Force 4.Luminous:Candela
37 Odd one out 1.Pancreas 2. Pituitary gland 3.Thalamus 4. Adrenal
38 Which one is different?  (a) Victoria (b) Superior (c) Nile (d) Michigan
39 India : Lotus :: ____ : Iris
40 Venn diagram – Teacher, Graduate, Player
41 Venn diagram – Page, Chapter, Book
42 Sachin scored 12000 in certain innings of its . In next five matches he manage to score just 95 runs such that his avg decreased by 1. Then what is the total no. of matches played by him?
43 If a person score 95 runs in it’s 15th innings and average increase by 5 find the average after 15 the innings
44 40 men can complete a work in 60 days. They start and after 10 days 40 more men joined them. This process gets repeated until the work is finished. Find out the total days to complete the work.
45 A person sells a product at Rs. 340 and makes a 10% loss. What will be the selling price if 40% profit is to be made?
46 A man got Rs. 34000 as his PF and he deposited this amount in such a way in his daughters’ account who are 10 years and 12 years old so that they will get the same amount when they are 18 years old. The rate of interest was 10%. Whether it was profit or loss?
47 Two compounds are mixed together in the ratio 1:4. Compound 1 has 40% iron and 60% carbon. Compound 2 has 35% iron, 40% carbon and 25% chlorine. Find the ratio of iron and carbon.
48 A girl goes 6km against stream and 10 km with stream. In the same time if the speed of stream is 5/18 metre per second, what is the girl’s speed in still water?

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AFCAT 1 2021 Questions21 February – Shift 2

1 Synonym of Sloppy
2 Synonym of Truncate
3 Synonym/ Antonym of Antipathy
4 Antonym of Thrifty
5 Synonym/ Antonym of Kindle
6 Antonym of Quibble
7 Idiom – Throwing sand in someone’s eyes
8 Where is the headquarters of ADB located?
9 Which is the nearest capital to equator line in south America?
10 Who was the recipient of the first Jnanpith award?
11 Which of the following is not a word in preamble? secularism /democratic /socialism /federalism
12 What is the number of players in water polo?
13 Who wrote the book “My Country, My Life”?
14 GT Road was built by whom?
15 In Equinox, the sun’s rays directly falls on which of the following? Equator/ Tropic of Cancer/ Tropic of Capricorn/ The Pole
16 Which Act of the British was called the Black Act?
17 Which of the following occurs due to physical changes – oxidation /reduction /sublimation /decomposition?
18 Diamond is the allotrope of which element?
19 Which language became official court language during Mughal period?’
20 Mehrauli pillar inscriptions is related to which dynasty?
21 Kho Kho was played for the first time in which country?/ Where was the first kho kho international championship held?/ where was the first kho kho game in the Olympics took place?
22 The Ursa Major constellation in India is known as?
23 “Heave” term is related to which sports? (Ans. Wrestling)
24 Which paramilitary is formed after 1962
25 Which is the highest lifetime Award for sports in India?
26 Who has won the maximum number of gold medals in Olympics?
27 Pascal is related to?
28 What is the full name of Babur?
29 The term ‘Ikebana’ is related to?
30 Tropical Grasslands of Africa is known as?
31 Surya Shekhar Ganguly is related to which sports?
32 Phycology is a study of?
33 The word SHIRT was written as FUIEG, how will you code the word PARTY?
34 odd one out – mosquito, earthworm, ant, beetle
35 Venn diagram – wife, sister, mother
36 Venn diagram – sparrow, bird, mice
37 Venn diagram – eagle, aves, cat
38 Venn diagram – citizens, educated, humans
39 Two trains A & B are travelling between Delhi and Agra. Train A starts at 6:00 a.m. and reaches at 10:00 am and Train B start at 8:00 a.m. and reach at 11:30 a.m. What time do they meet?
40 Average age of Atul, Abhishek & Mohit is 15 years. Average age of Atul, Abhishek & Anand is 18 years. Find the age of Mohit.
41 Simplification: 23 ÷ 46 x 75 + 512 – 251
42 A boat takes 10 hours to go upstream 32 km and downstream 40 km. And takes 12 hourss to go 38 km upstream and 50 km downstream. Find the rate of boat in still water.
43 average height of 22 toddlers increases by 2 inches when two toddlers are removed. the average height of 2 toddlers is one third of the average heights of 22 toddlers. find average height of 20 toddlers

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AFCAT 1 2021 Questions20 February – Shift 1

1 What is the real name of Babur?
2 Who is the First Indian Para athlete to win Gold in Paralympics?
3 Who appoint the judges of high court?
4 Which is not the official language of UN?
5 What is the name of the desert which formed recently as a result of a dried seashore?
6 What is the structure of ascorbic acid?
7 What is the distance between the net and service line in badminton known as?
8 The word ‘Raider’ is associated with which sports?
9 Moin-ud-Dowlah Gold Cup Tournament is associated with which sports?
10 What is the Capital of Fiji Islands?
11 What is the Capital of Kazakhstan?
12 What is the Capital of Tajikistan?
13 What is the Capital of Hungary?
14 What is the Capital of Netherlands?
15 What is the SI unit of Luminous Intensity?
16 Origami Papercraft belongs to which country?
17 International Date Line passes through which ocean?
18 Who is the author of the book “Wake Up India”?
19 Where did the June Skirmish between India and China take place?
20 Which empire in South India was known for its naval strength in medieval period?
21 Who killed General Dyer?
22 Kathakali belongs to which state does?
23 Who is the First Chief Justice of India?
24 What is the study of tissues called?
25 What is the venue of COP 25 2019?
26 Who is the author of Ram Charit Manas in Sanskrit?
27 Which country hosted first men’s cricket world Cup?
28 Which peak of Nepal is called Sagarmatha?
29 What is the number of non-permanent members of the UN security council?
30 Michael Hussey is associated with which sports?
31 Who was the British Prime Minister at the time of India’s independence?
32 Reykjavik is the capital of which country?
33 Shakyamuni is another name of?
34 The battle of Waterloo was fought in the year?
35 On which island of France Napoleon was born?
36 Which is not a metallic mineral?
37 Which is not moon of Uranus?
38 Synonym of Subjugate
39 Opposite of Calamity
40 Idioms – Bury The hatchet 
41 Idioms – To turn over a new leaf
42 Idioms – To get into hot water
43 Antonym of Amalgamate
44 Synonym/ Antonym of Demure
45 Synonym of Culpable
46 Synonym of Entice
47 10 siblings out of which A’ s pocket money 30% of total and he spends 20% of it and saves Rs. 144. What is B’s savings if he spends 50% and his pocket money is 20% of total.
48 A train traveled from Surat to Jaipur with speed X kmph for first half distance and with speed Y kmph in another half, then what was the average speed of the train
49 If X takes 12 days to complete a task alone and Y takes 10 days to do the same task. They together work for 5 days then how much work is left
51 A person travels from A to B with 20 kmph speed and returns from B to A with 30 kmph speed then average speed of this person.
52 If A : B = 3/4 and B : C = 7/9 then A : B : C =?
53 If certain sum of money becomes 7 times in 20 years, then rate of simple interest is?
54 A and B can do a work in 15 days and 10 days respectively. After working together for 2 days B left. In how many days whole work will be completed.
55 A fly started going at 10pm from A to B at 45kmph while a mosquito started going towards B at 60kmph at 10:30pm. Both meet at mid-point of A and B. What is the distance of meeting point from A?
56 Three persons started going on a circular path with speed of 18kmph 54kmph and 36kmph at 6:30am all goes in same direction then at what time they will together be at the starting line.
57 Jai traveling from Delhi to Ladakh and its distance is 375 Kms. He beats Riya (She is also traveling to Ladakh) by 50 kms or 10 hours. How much time Jai take to reach Ladakh?
58 Some amount of money becomes 1331 in 3 years at rate of 10%, find the principal amount.
59 A man purchased an article at Rs 12345, he sold it at 7% loss. Next time he sold the same article at 12% gain. Find the price at which he sold the article Second time.
60 60% of the total students are girls. 85% of boys get scholarship and 92.5% girls get scholarship. Number of students who don’t get scholarship are 514. Find half of the total students who get the scholarship.
61 Venn diagram of mother, widows, women
62 Odd one out Ascorbic acid, Vitamin C, Calcium
63 Venn diagram of celestial body, natural satellite and moon
64 Odd one out Radium, thorium, uranium, sodium
65 Odd one out Hirakud, Sutlej, Bhakra Nangal, Tehri
66 Analogy Anthropology: Humans::Histology: ?
67 Analogy Water: Oxygen:: Salt:?

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AFCAT 1 2021 Questions20 February – Shift 2

1 First viceroy of independent India
2 Who built moti masjid?
3 Which was the First war of Indian independence?
4 Who wrote book ‘what if ‘?
5 What is the Capital of Slovenia?
6 Which is not a tea producing state?
7 Santosh trophy related to which sports?
8 When a bowler crosses bowling line it is termed as?
9 What is the major component of Portland cement?
10 Joust is term of which sports?
11 When did India participate in Olympic for the first time?
12 Name the gas present most in environment
13 Which Badminton player got 1st Olympic medal?
14 Who built jama masjid?
15 Battle of Plassey was fought in the year of ?
16 Who was the First governor general of free India?
17 Who built red fort?
18 Indus valley civilization belongs to which age?
19 Who was the First woman CM in Indian state?
20 Which one is the White continent?
21 What is the Folk painting of Bihar?
22 Which is the Smallest mountain peak in the world?
23 Maratha empire established during which Mughal ruler?
24 Which metal is liquid in room temperature?
25 Mount Wycheproof the smallest peak of world found in which country?
26 Which animal taken from Mauryan empire represents as national emblem of India?
27 The darkest Shadow during an eclipse is called?
28 ‘vault of death’ is related to which sports?
29 Position of Sun when day and night are equal, it is called?
30 Which element is used in pencil?
31 Which of them is not the principal organ of the UN?
32 Which advanced helicopter is bought from US?/ Name the heavy lift helicopter bought from USA
33 Synonym of Chivalrous
34 Meaning of Feign
35 Antonym of eloquent
36 Synonym of pacify
37 Idiom – To miss the boat
38 Antonym of arduous
39 Idiom – To get cold feet
40 Antonym of Placate
41 Antonym/ Synonym of imprecision
42 Judge decided to resign because he was …… from being the chief minister. (a) Passed by (b) Passed over (c) Passed off (d) Passed out
43 He was considered ______ the managerial post. (a) for (b) towards (c) to (d) by
44  find a : b
45 Average weight of a, b and c is 40, average weight of a & b is 45 and average weight of b and c is 35 then find weight of b.
46 If A takes twice more time than B and thrice more than C and they complete work in three days together then find the taken by C to complete the work alone
47 Rahul can cross a downstream river by steamer in 40 minutes and same by boat in 1 hour. If the time of crossing Upstream by streamer is 50% more than downstream time by steamer and the time required by boat to cross same river by boat in upstream is 50% more than time required by in downstream. What is the time taken for the Rahul to cross the river downstream by steamer and then return to same place by boat half the way and by steamer the rest of the way?
49 If X and Y are two fractions and X is thrice of Y and multiplication of X and Y is 25/12, then Y is
50 A train travelling from Jammu to Kerala with speed of 240 miles/h and another train is travelling from Kerala to Jammu with speed 200 miles/h when they meet one train has travelled 80km more than the other then distance between Kerala and Jammu
51 A person deposits Rs. 2400, for 11 years and bank rate was 5% for 3 years 6% for 4 years, 6.5% for rest years find total SI.
52 A shopkeeper gets a loss of 28 (4/7)% on CP, find total loss on SP.
53 A man consumes 200 gm sugar, when the price increases by 10% & the consumption of the man is increased by 225 gm then find out the percentage increment of man’s expenditure.
54 If a b and c can do a work in 20, 30 and 60 days respectively then when will a complete the work if he is supported by b and c on every third day
55 Venn diagram – Medicine, Male, Surgeon
56 Venn diagram – Divident, profit, bonus
57 Venn diagram – Human beings, Male, Engineer
58 Odd one out – Nebula, Red giant, Dwarf planet
59 Venn diagram – Athlete, Singer, Female
60 Cell : Cytology:: Insect : _________

AFCAT 1 2021 Selection Procedure

  • Indian airforce will conduct the AFCAT online exam across the country at different test centers. AFCAT 1 2021 online exam will be conducted in 20 Feb and 21 Feb 2021.
  • IAF will publish the results of AFCAT 1 2021 in April 2021 and candidates will be able to check their marks, cut off marks etc on the official portal i.e.
  • Selected candidates have to choose their AFSB interview venue and date on the same portal.
  • The screening test is the first stage of the interview, which consists of verbal, nonverbal tests and a PPDT test. The selected candidates will stay at the centres for further selection tests and those who could not qualify it, would be set free on the same day.
  • The next stage consists of a personal interview, Psychology and GTO tests, PABT (for flying only), on the last day conference will be conducted after which, the final result is announced. The selected candidates are sent for medical examination.

Syllabus of the AFCAT 2021

  • English: Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion/Filling in of correct word, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary, Idioms and Phrases
  • General Awareness: History, Geography, Civics, Politics, Current Affairs, Environment, Basic Science, Defence, Art, Culture, Sports, etc
  • Numerical Ability: Decimal Fraction, Time and Work, Average, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple Interest, Time & Distance (Trains/Boats & Streams)
  • Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test: Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability

(a) General Awareness

  • History
  • Sports
  • Geography
  • Environment
  • Civics
  • Basic Science
  • Defence
  • Art
  • Culture
  • Current Affairs
  • Politics

(b) Verbal Ability in English

  • Comprehension
  • Error Detection
  • Sentence Completion
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Testing of Vocabulary

(c) Numerical Ability  

  • Decimal Fraction
  • Simplification
  • Average
  • Profit & loss
  • Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Simple Interest

(d) Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test 

  • Verbal Skills
  • Spatial Ability
AFCAT Syllabus 2018 2019

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