CREST English Olympiad Class 10 Previous Year Papers

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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.

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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.

Nature has made man realise the fact that ______________________________________.


Choose the most suitable option to fill in the blank:

We met a lot of interesting people ________ our holiday.


Choose the antonym for the quoted word:

Orchids of countless varieties 'abounds'.


Choose a suitable option which expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice:

The government has launched a massive women welfare programme in New Orleans.


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

We ________ some problems with our computer systems recently.


Choose the most suitable option to fill in the blank:

Each of these hot dogs ____ juicy.


Complete the sentence using the most appropriate option:

I don't know ________________________.


Identify the type of adjective:

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


Read the jumbled parts of a sentence and find out which of the four combinations is correct:

1 : A connection had long been suspected
P : since both were at their worst in the
Q : same regions and seasons, but the nature
R : between the abundance of mosquitoes
S : and the occurence of malaria
6 : of this connection had not been understood.


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 realizing was embarrasing

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