 # CREST Mathematics Olympiad Class 8 Sample Papers

## 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 If x/y = (2/3)3 ÷ (3/2)2, then find the value of (x/y)3:
 Q.2 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:
 Q.3 A bag has five red, four black and three blue balls. One ball is drawn at random from the bag. Find the probability that the ball drawn is not red:
 Q.4 Which of the following points lies on the X-axis? (i) (4, 0) (ii) (5, 0) (iii) (0, -2) (iv) (0, 0)
 Q.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?
 Q.6 A single letter is selected at random from the word ''PROBABILITY''. What will be the probability that the selected letter is a vowel?
 Q.7 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.8 The average runs scored by a batsman in eight innings is x. The batsman scored an average of 45 runs in the remaining two innings, thus increasing his average score for ten innings by 4.5 runs. What was his average score for the first eight innings that he played?

Q.9

The population of four major cities, as on 2011 are shown below

 City Population Liverpool 12,442,373 Bristol 11,007,835 Edinburgh 4,666,142 Manchester 4,486,675

The population of Edinburgh is how much percent more than populatin of Manchester?

 Q.10 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?

Sample PDF of CREST Mathematics Olympiad for Class 8:

Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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

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Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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

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