CREST English Olympiad Class 10 Sample 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.

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 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.


Choose the correct preposition to complete the sentence:

George told ___ me about the changes in the company.


Combine the sentences by changing the adjective to a noun. Choose from the following:

"Josephine is a stupid girl. She gets into trouble often."


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 _______________________________________.


Spot the error:

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


Choose the correct meaning of the idiom given in quotes in the sentence:

Kelly was left "high and dry" by her friends when she lost all her money.


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.


Choose the most suitable option to fill in the blank:

The police pushed the people back to make ________ for Prime Minister's car to pass.


Complete the analogy:

Fearless: Daunt


Complete the sentence using the most appropriate option:

Liam didn't say _____________________.

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Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:


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Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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