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


What must be subtracted from 3x2 + 4y2 - 5 to get 2x2 - 3y2 + 5?


Teo studies for 6 1/4 hours daily. He devotes 1 3/4 hours of his time for Science and Sanskrit. How much time does he devote for other subjects?


Consider the following statements:
A number a1 a2 a3 a4 a5 a6 is divisible by 11 if
1. (a1 + a3 + a5) - (a2 + a4 + a6) = 0
2. (a1 + a3 + a5) - (a2 + a4 + a6) is divisible by 11
Which of these statements is/are correct?


Resolve into factors:

(a - b)2 - (a - b)3


Two poles, 18 m and 13 m high, stand upright in playground. If their feet are 12 m apart, then find the distance between their tops:


If 2x-1 + 2x+1 = 320, then find the value of x:


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


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


For a positive integer x, if √x + 42/√x = √289, then which of the following can be the value of x?


What will be the factor of the following expression?

625a12 - 81b12 

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