CREST Mathematics Olympiad Class 10 Previous Year Papers

CREST Mathematics Olympiad Previous Year Paper PDF for Class 10:

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Section 1: Real Numbers, Polynomials, Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables, Quadratic Equations, Arithmetic Progressions, Triangles, Coordinate Geometry, Introduction to Trigonometry, Some Applications of Trigonometry, Circles, Constructions, Areas Related to Circles, Surface Areas and Volumes, Statistics, Probability.

Achievers Section: Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section 1

Q.1 Q.2 Q.3 Q.4 Q.5 Q.6 Q.7 Q.8 Q.9 Q.10


If p1 and p2 are two odd prime numbers such that p1 > p2, then p12 - p22 is:


W borrowed a certain sum of money from X at the rate of 10% per annum under simple interest and lent one-fourth of the amount to Y at 8% per annum under simple interest and the remaining amount to Z at 15% per annum under simple interest. If at the end of 15 years, W made profit of $5850 in the deal, then find the sum that W had lent to Z:


In how many other ways can the alphabets of the word DECIDE be arranged?


A three digits number was chosen at random. Find the probability that its hundred's digit, ten's digit and unit's digit are consecutive integers in descending order:


In the adjoining figure, the bottom of the glass has a hemispherical raised portion. If the glass is filled with orange juice, then find the quantity of juice which a person will get:


A tower stands vertically on the ground. From a point on the ground which is 30 m away from the foot of a tower, the angle of elevation of the top of the tower is found to be 45⁰. Find the height of the tower:


How many 5-digit odd numbers can be formed using the digits 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, and 9 if every digit can occur at most once in any number?


Find the value of x + y in the solution of the equations x/4 + y/3 = 5/12 and x/2 + y = 1:


If the first, second and the last terms of an AP are a, b, c, respectively, then the sum is:


If α, β be the roots of the equation x2 - 2x + 3 = 0, then find the equation whose roots are 1/α2 and 1/β2 :

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Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:


Students can download the CREST Mathematics Olympiad previous year paper pdf for class 10 from this page. Each question in the paper carries 1 mark. The answer key for all the questions is also provided on the last page.

Students must become familiar with the exam format before taking any competitive exam, such as an Olympiad. CREST Mathematics Olympiad previous year paper will help students to become familiar with the exam pattern.

Once students complete their syllabus, they must start solving the CREST Mathematics Olympiad previous year paper for class 10 to analyze their preparation level. This is the proven way to excel in the CREST Mathematics Olympiad examination.

Additional Preparation Resources

Students can also refer to the following resources to level up their CREST Mathematics Olympiad (CMO) exam preparation for class 10 -

  1. CREST Mathematics 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 Mathematics 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 Maths Olympiad book for class 10 for free.

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

Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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