CREST English Olympiad Class 10 Previous Year Papers

CREST English Olympiad Previous Year Paper PDF for Class 10:

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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.

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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 ______________________________________.


Punctuate the following sentence:

some are born great some achieve greatness.


Complete the sentence using the most appropriate option:

I don't know ________________________.


Choose the most suitable option to fill in the blank:

 Nancy Cartwright is a more famous philosopher than ____ professor .


Punctuate the following sentence:

ah I am undone my friends have ruined me.


Complete the sentence using the most appropriate option:

Liam didn't say _____________________.


Choose one word which can be substituted for the given words/sentence:

One who hates marriage


Join the parts to make a meaningful sentence: think she had let it go 2. he was troubled by it 3. on this long without realising was embarrasing


Read the passage and answer the question:

Iron is only one chemical element. Steel, on the other hand, is a mixture of at least e elements-iron and carbon. Steel may have as much as 1.5 percent carbon in it. But the steel we use most often has only 0.2 percent carbon in it. Besides carbon, steel may have small amounts of other metals that have been put into the 'melt' on purpose.
Metals like manganese, found in some forms of iron, can improve the quality of steel. But there are also some elements found in steel which do not belong. An element such as sulfur can ruin steel. Steel makers try their best to get rid of it.
Without the use of steel, the face of the world today would look a lot like the way if did in the middle 1800's. We would not have tall skyscrapers, huge steamships, cars, planers, and large machines to make life easier.

The manganese found in iron are_________.


Choose the most suitable option to fill in the blank:

When calamity _______ the family, he faced it boldly.

Your Score: 0/10

Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:


Are you a student who is taking part in the CREST English Olympiad this year? Then CREST English Olympiad previous year paper for class 10 will be of great help in order to better prepare for the exam. The most recent CREST English Olympiad previous year paper pdf for class 10 is easily downloadable from this page. Students must download this pdf & try to solve all the questions given on their own. The answer key for all the questions is also provided on the last page for students to cross-check their answers with the correct option.

Previous year papers are regarded as the best resource for familiarizing students with the kind of questions they can expect in the exam. Students must plan to solve atleast the past 3 years' papers before appearing for the CREST English Olympiad exam.

Additional Preparation Resources

  1. CREST English Worksheets Package for class 10 - It is a package of 5 worksheets. The worksheets are in the same pattern as the previous year paper. Hence, very useful for preparation. Existing users can purchase additional practice worksheets by following these steps: Login at -> Dashboard -> Additional Practice -> Buy & new users can visit
  2. CREST English Olympiad book for class 10 - The book covers topic-wise reading material, chapter-wise practice questions with answer key & contains the previous year paper. The book is available in both physical and pdf formats. Proceed now to purchase the Olympiad book. Also, students can view & download the first chapter of the English Olympiad book for class 10 for free.

Note: Don’t forget to download the CREST English Olympiad past year paper pdf for class 10.

Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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