CREST Reasoning Olympiad Class 10 Previous Year Papers

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Section 1: Series Completion, Analogy and Classification, Coding - Decoding, Blood Relations, Sequential Output Tracing , Direction Sense Test, Logical Venn Diagrams, Alphabet Test and Logical, Alpha-Numeric, Number, Mathematical Operations, Inserting the Missing Characters, Analytical Reasoning, Mirror Images and Water Images, Spotting Out The Embedded, Figure Matrix, Paper Folding and Paper Cutting, Grouping of Identical Figures, Cubes and Dice, Dot Situation, Construction of Squares and Triangles, Figure Formation and Analysis.

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


The figure given below shows the map of the path between Richard's house and his shop. Study the map and answer the following question:

Here, the circular park is given whose radius is 1 km. In which direction his shop lies with respect to park?


If 'MUMBAI' is coded as '132113219', then how is 'DELHI' written in that code?


Kevin starts from point A and covers a distance of 2 km in South direction. He then turns to his left and covers 1 km, then he again turns to his left and covers 3 km to reach point B. In which direction he is from the starting point?


If 'A' is coded as 2, 'B' as 4, 'C' as 6 and so on, then which of the following is the numerical value of the word 'ORANGE'?


Five friends A, B, C, D and E go to watch a movie in a cinema hall. They sit in the front row on seats numbered 1-5, where 5 is to the extreme right. E sits to the immediate right of A, who doesn't sit on seat numbered 1. The sum of the seat numbers of C and D is equal to the sum of seat numbers of B and E. Which one of the five persons is sitting in the middle?


If '+' means '-', '÷' means '+', '-' means '×' and '×' means '÷', then which of the following equation is correct?


In the following question, one number is wrong in the series. Find out the number.

385, 462, 572, 396, 427, 671, 264


In the given question, a series of letters and numbers is given, the terms of which follow a certain pattern in groups. However, some terms in the series are missing, which are given in the same order as one of the alternatives below the series. Choose the correct alternatives.



Numbers 1-100 are written on two coloured charts, one red and the other green, such that even numbers are written on the red chart and odd numbers are on the green chart. A mathematician selects two prime numbers and finds that the difference of these numbers is also a prime number. He then rubs off these three numbers from the charts. How many numbers are left on the two charts red and green, respectively?


In the question given below, there are four statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the four given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions, logically follows from the four statements disregarding commonly known facts.


  1. Some leaves are petals.
  2. Some petals are flowers.
  3. All flowers are fruits.
  4. Some fruits are nuts.
  1. Some nuts are flowers.
  2. No nut is a flower.

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Additional Preparation Resources

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  1. CREST Reasoning 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 Reasoning 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 Reasoning Olympiad book for class 10 for free.

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Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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