CREST English Olympiad Class 10 Sample Papers

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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.

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Q.1

Choose the correct preposition to complete the sentence:

George told ___ me about the changes in the company.

Q.2

Choose the correct option to fill in the blank:

I was so surprised. His new apartment was _____________ decorated.

Q.3

Punctuate the following sentence:

some are born great some achieve greatness.

Q.4

Choose the most suitable option to fill in the blank:

______ you excuse me for a moment ?

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.

The hummingbirds are exclusive in the sense that _______________________________________.

Q.6

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.

Q.7

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.8

Fill in the blank with the most suitable option:

He decided to ________ his matric examination in order to get a higher score.

Q.9

Read the passage and answer the question:

Tom Hamilton liked his Aunt Prudence. She taught at the university. Her name was Dr. Prudence Hamilton. When she came to Tom's father's farm in the Cowichn Valley on Vancouver stand, which is part of the province of British Columbia, she always brought presents. Tom liked her.
He didn’t like her constant companion, Genevieve Trueheart, a dog.
Tom Hamilton was fond of other dogs. He had a dog, a bull terrier called Rusty, a fighter right from the word go. Rusty kept the pheasants out of the garden and young grain. He worked for a living. Tom couldn't like Genevieve Trueheart. She was good for nothing. She never even looked like a dog. She was a great big soft wheezing lazy wagging monster, a great big useless jump.
How does Tom feel about Geneveive Trueheart?

Q.10

Find the proper order for the four sentences and mark accordingly:

1 : One of the greatest curses of the world is the belief in the necessity of poverty.
P : There need not be a poor person on the planet.
Q : But there was no poverty, no want, no lack, in the creator's plan for man.
R : Most people have a strong conviction that some must necessarily be poor, that they were made to be poor.
S : The Earth is full of resources which we have scarcely yet touched.
6 : We have been poor in the very midst of abundance, simply because of own blighting limit thought.

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Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:

Q.1aQ.2cQ.3aQ.4dQ.5dQ.6aQ.7bQ.8aQ.9dQ.10c

CREST English Olympiad previous years’ test papers for class 10 play a crucial role in scoring good scores and top rank in the examination. The English Olympiad sample papers help candidates to manage their time and resourcefully plan their further preparation. Students who allot a fixed amount of time regularly for practicing sample papers find it very easy to qualify the examination with flying colours. English Olympiad previous year question paper for class 10 can be downloaded from this page.

Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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

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