CREST English Olympiad Class 10 Sample Papers

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Syllabus:

Section 1: Synonyms, Antonyms, Analogies and Spellings, One Word, Word Order, Nouns, Verbs, Adverbs, Adjectives, Articles, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Punctuations, Voices, Narration. Concord, Question Forms, Tenses, Conditionals, Modals, Collocations, Phrasal Verbs, Idioms, Homonyms and Homophones, Words Related to weather, Countries, Language and People, Global Problems, etc., Information Retrieval from Various Text Types like Encyclopaedias, Dictionaries, etc., Understand Information Presented in Instruction Manual Format, Message Format and Others, Comprehension Based on Editorials, Essays and Advanced Texts., Spoken and Written Expressions like Giving/Accepting Compliments, Agreeing, Disagreeing, Requesting, Seeking Information, Pronunciation, etc.

Achievers Section: Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section 1

Please note that the dictionary which will be used for reference is Oxford Learner's Dictionary. This will be w.r.t. spellings & meanings. In case, if the word is not found in this dictionary, then it is assumed that this word does not exist.

Q.1 Q.2 Q.3 Q.4 Q.5 Q.6 Q.7 Q.8 Q.9 Q.10

Q.1

Read the passage and fill in the blank:

As the rulers of the planet, humans like to think that it is the large creatures who will emerge victorious from the struggle for survival. However, nature teaches us the opposite it is often the smallest species which are the toughest and more adaptable. A perfect example is the hummingbird, which is found in the Americas. One species of hummingbird is known as the bee hummingbird ranks as the world's smallest and lightest bird and it is barely visible when it is in flight.
Humming birds are the only birds that can fly backwards. They feed mainly on the nectar of flowers, a liquid that is rich in energy. Nectar is an ideal food source, for hummingbirds need an incredible amount of energy to sustain their body metabolism. A hummingbird's wings flap at a rate of about 80 times per second and its tiny heart beats more than 1000 times per minute. This is why they must consume relatively large quantities of food. In the course of a day, a hummingbird consumes about half its body weight in nectar.

The hummingbirds are exclusive in the sense that _______________________________________.

Q.2

Choose the correct preposition to complete the sentence:

George told ___ me about the changes in the company.

Q.3

Choose the most suitable option to fill in the blank:

The _____ crowd gave the victorious team a tumultuous welcome.

Q.4

Fill in the blank with the most suitable option:

He decided to ________ his matric examination in order to get a higher score.

Q.5

Identify the type of adjective:

These materials are of better quality than those of the last dispatch.

Q.6

Fill in the blank with the most appropriate option:

Simona had finished her homework when her mother _________ from work.

Q.7

Read the given sentence and fill the blank with suitable option:

We ________ some problems with our computer systems recently.

Q.8

Read the passage and fill in the blank:

As the rulers of the planet, humans like to think that it is the large creatures who will emerge victorious from the struggle for survival. However, nature teaches us the opposite it is often the smallest species which are the toughest and more adaptable. A perfect example is the hummingbird, which is found in the Americas. One species of hummingbird is known as the bee hummingbird ranks as the world's smallest and lightest bird and it is barely visible when it is in flight.
Humming birds are the only birds that can fly backwards. They feed mainly on the nectar of flowers, a liquid that is rich in energy. Nectar is an ideal food source, for hummingbirds need an incredible amount of energy to sustain their body metabolism. A hummingbird's wings flap at a rate of about 80 times per second and its tiny heart beats more than 1000 times per minute. This is why they must consume relatively large quantities of food. In the course of a day, a hummingbird consumes about half its body weight in nectar.

Hummingbirds need a lot of energy in order to ______________________________________.

Q.9

Choose the most suitable option to fill in the blank:

Each of these hot dogs ____ juicy.

Q.10

Choose the correct option to fill in the blank:

Alex _____________ put up the bookshelves. It was too difficult for me to do on my own.

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Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:

Q.1dQ.2aQ.3bQ.4aQ.5bQ.6dQ.7cQ.8aQ.9aQ.10c

Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:

Q.1 : d | Q.2 : a | Q.3 : b | Q.4 : a | Q.5 : b | Q.6 : d | Q.7 : c | Q.8 : a | Q.9 : a | Q.10 : c

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