CREST Mathematics Olympiad Class 8 Previous Year Papers

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Syllabus:

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

Q.1

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?

Q.2

If the rate of interest is 12% per annum compound interest payable half-yearly, then what will be the total compound interest on $5000 for a year?

Q.3

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?

Q.4

A merchant gets $1160 by selling article A at 30% profit and B at 20% loss. He gets the same amount if he sells A at 20% loss and B at 5% profit. What is the cost price of article B?

Q.5

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

Q.6

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

Q.7

In the given figure, O is the centre of the circle, ∠CBE = 25⁰ and  ∠DEA = 60⁰. Find the measure of ∠ADB.



Q.8

Which of the following points lies on the X-axis?
(i) (4, 0) (ii) (5, 0) (iii) (0, -2) (iv) (0, 0)

Q.9

The average weight of 120 students in the second-year class of college is 56 kg. If the average weight of boys and girls in the class is 60 kg and 50 kg, respectively, then find the number of boys and girls in the class respectively.

Q.10

The length of a rectangle is 3 times its breadth. If the length is decreased by 3 cm and the breadth is increased by 5 cm, the area of the rectangle is increased by 57 cm2. The perimeter of the rectangle is:

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Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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

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 https://www.crestolympiads.com/login -> Dashboard -> Additional Practice -> Buy & new users can visit https://www.crestolympiads.com/registration
  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 : a | Q.3 : a | Q.4 : b | Q.5 : c | Q.6 : c | Q.7 : c | Q.8 : c | Q.9 : c | Q.10 : b

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