CREST English Olympiad Class 5 Previous Year Papers

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Section 1: Spellings, Collocations, Idioms, Homonyms and homophones, Words related to feelings, Travel, Food, Health, Appearance, Character, etc. Nouns, pronouns, verbs and phrasal Verbs, Adverbs, Adjectives, Articles, Prepositions, Punctuation, Tenses, Active-Passive Voice and Reported Speech etc., Search for and retrieve information from various text types like news headlines, Messages, Letters,  etc., Understand information given in News reports, Time-tables, Messages, etc., Acquire broad understanding of and look for specific information in short texts like messages, menu card, dialogues etc., Ability to understand situation-based variations in functions like requests, Refusals, Apologies, etc. and the use of conjunctions.

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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Choose the pair of words which is similar in meaning.

I desire to go to the beach and wish to swim in the ocean.


Choose the correct option to fill in the blanks and also identify their type:

The bouquet that belongs to Annie is ________ bouquet.
The bouquet is ________ .


Fill in the blank using the most appropriate option:

The study showed a deep fear among the elderly of being __________ to the care of strangers.


This is Maria's kindergarten where she is playing with her friends.

Which of these is not another word for kindergarten?


Under which category does the given sentence fall under:

Tony had 'almost' drowned, when the rescuer held his hand and pulled him out.


Read the comprehension and choose the answer to fill in the blank:

Roly-Poly Pill Bugs
Some people are afraid of bugs such as spiders or beetles. But there is one bug that just about everybody likes—pill bugs. If you ever pick one up, you know why its nickname is “roly-poly.” A pill bug rolls up into a tight little ball to protect itself. This bug is scared of you, not the other way around!
These little gray or brown bugs can be found almost everywhere in the United States except the desert. That is because they need to stay moist. But they can live in dry places like California thanks to lawn sprinklers. One of their favourite hang-outs is under damp flower pots.
Did you know that pill bugs have something in common with kangaroos? After her eggs hatch, the mother pill bug carries her young in a pouch under her belly. The little pill bugs stay there until they are big enough to be on their own.
Pill bugs also have something in common with snakes. Just as snakes shed their skin when it gets too small, pill bugs do too. This is called “molting.” A pill bug molts about five times until it is full-grown.
Pill bugs are a little like owls, too. Pill bugs are nocturnal, meaning they are most active at night. That is when they most like to wander around and look for food. And just like earthworms, pill bugs help break down plants in the soil. Pill bugs aren’t just nice bugs. They are also interesting ones!

You will be least likely to find a pill bug ________________________.


Change the given sentence into passive form:

They asked me to wait.


Choose a suitable option to fill in the blank with the correct option:

Your neighbour Fred Speelburg, residing at Park Society in London's Springfield Meadows area is facing difficulty in writing a letter to the municipal commissioner of the Municipal Corporation of your city. Help him complete this letter.

33 Springfield Meadows

Date: 17 June 2022

The Commissioner,
Municipal Corporation of Downing Street,

Sub:- Miserable Condition of roads

Respected Sir,
I would like to bring to your kind notice the miserable condition of roads in my locality, Springfield meadows area, Downing Street, London. The roads are broken at many places. As a result, vehicles cannot move smoothly.
The buses, trucks, cars, three-wheelers, have to halt after every five to six seconds just to adjust with the road breaks and pits. It has been repeatedly brought to the notice of the commission, but all in vain.
There is always a traffic problem on the roads. The first showers of monsoon will put the things in its worst shape. The residents are in deep distress on this account and they have repeatedly expressed their resentment through the press as well as through written complaints but nothing has so far been done.
People had also staged demonstration last month and the authorities assured them of necessary action in the matter, but so far, all the assurances have remained mere assurances. I request you to get the roads repaired and constructed without any further delay lest the anger of the public should explode.



Choose the correct option to fill in the blank:

The bus left the venue as soon as all the passengers got _________.


Choose the correct set  of prepositions to fill in the blanks:

I saw her _____ Monday ______ town hall library.

Your Score: 0/10

Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:


Here students can find the most recent CREST English Olympiad previous year paper pdf for class 5. Each question in the paper carries 1 mark. The answer key for all the questions is also provided on the last page.

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Practicing class 5 CREST English Olympiad past year papers multiple times will help students to evaluate their level of performance. Also, they will be able to recognize the gaps in their preparation. 

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Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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