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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

Spot the error:

The enemy has received many informations regarding the activities of the army of our neighbouring country.

Q.2

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.

Nature has made man realise the fact that ______________________________________.

Q.3

Read the passage and answer the question:

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.

Which of the following statements about the bee hummingbird is true?

Q.4

Choose the most suitable option to fill in the blank:

Not a (i) ________ passes without a controversy (ii) ________ over the national sports awards. The (iii) ________ that arises every year following the announcement of the Khel Ratna, Arjuna and Dronacharya awards often (iv) ________ to accusations of bias, regionalism and (v) ___________. Representations to the Sports Minister, interventions (vi) ________ Chief Ministers, Union Ministers and politicians have all (vii) ______ part of the game, though the rules stipulate that any form of “canvassing” could lead to disqualification of an (viii) _______. In practice, no such disqualification takes (ix) _______ and aspiring candidates readily plead their cases with the Sports Minister even after the recommendations of the awards panel become public (x) _________.

What will come in blank ‘(vii)’?

Q.5

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.6

Fill in the blank with the most appropriate option:

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

Q.7

Choose the synonym for the word in quotes:

She 'upbraided' the little girl who got frightened.

Q.8

Choose the most suitable option to fill in the blanks:

I would like to _______ your attention to the first paragraph of my letter ________ to the terms of sale of the machinery.

Q.9

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

We ________ some problems with our computer systems recently.

Q.10

Identify the type of adjective:

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

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Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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

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