CREST Mathematics Olympiad Class 8 Previous Year Papers

CREST Mathematics Olympiad Previous Year Paper PDF for Class 8:

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Section 1: Rational Numbers, Squares and Square Roots, Cubes and Cube Roots, Exponents and Powers, Comparing Quantities, Algebraic Expressions and Identities, Linear Equations in One Variable, Understanding Quadrilaterals, Constructions, Mensuration, Visualizing Solid Shapes, Data Handling, Direct and Inverse Variations, Factorization, Introduction to Graphs, Playing with Numbers.

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


Select the incorrect match of the given solids with the product of their number of faces and vertices:


What will be the factor of the following expression?

625a12 - 81b12 


A sheet is in the form of a rhombus whose diagonals are 10 m and 8 m. Find the cost of painting both of its surfaces at the rate of $70 per m2.


If the sum of two integers is negative, then which of the following must be true?


The area of the circle is 616 cm2. What is the area of the rectangle?


If we divide a positive integer by another positive integer, then what is the resulting number?


Kenster took some loans at 6% per annum simple interest during the first year with an increase of 0.5% for each year. After 4 years she paid $3,375 as interest. How much was the loan?


Twelve-sided dice are used in adventure games. They are marked with the numbers 1 to 12. The score is the uppermost face. If this type of dice is thrown, then what is the probability that the score is a factor of 12?


Which of the following sets of numbers is in descending order?


Anne gave 40% of the amount he had to Jey. Jey in turn gave one-fourth of what she received from Anne to Paul. After paying $200 to the NGO out of the amount he got from Jey, Paul now has $600 left with him. How much amount did Anne have?

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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 8 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.

Before taking the CREST Mathematics Olympiad exam for class 8, students should practice the CREST Mathematics Olympiad previous year paper. Previous year papers are a good choice for preparation. These papers will help students understand the exam difficulty level and help them improve their performance in the CREST Mathematics Olympiad exam. Also, the CREST Mathematics Olympiad previous year paper for class 8 allows the students to identify their areas of strength and weaknesses.

Additional Preparation Resources

Students can also refer to the following resources to level up their CREST Mathematics Olympiad (CMO) exam preparation for class 8 -

  1. CREST Mathematics Worksheets Package for class 8 - 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 8 - 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 8 for free.

Note: Don’t forget to download the CREST Mathematics Olympiad past year paper pdf for class 8.

Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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