CREST Science Olympiad Class 5 Previous Year Papers

CREST Science Olympiad Previous Year Paper PDF for Class 5:

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Section 1: Animals, Human Body and Health, Plants, Natural Resources, Pollution and Calamities, Earth and Universe, Matter, Force, Work and Energy.

Achievers Section: Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section 1

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Q.1 Q.2 Q.3 Q.4 Q.5 Q.6 Q.7 Q.8 Q.9 Q.10


Which one of the following in an example of ball and socket joint?


Given below is a wrong statement. Change the words that are quoted and choose the correct option:

The earth's 'mantle' is made of several plates whose sudden movement causes earthquakes.


What is the difference between a plant and an electric heater in terms of the energy they are associated with?


Read the following statement carefully and identify X correctly:

X is the conversion of solid into gas without changing into liquid.


State which of the following statements are TRUE:

1. Boiling of a liquid occurs at one temperature only, while evaporation may occur at different temperatures.
2. Gases consist of particles that are packed close together.
3. Statues are solid. They are made up of solid materials.


In which of the following groups, matter does not share the same properties?


Which of the following effect cannot be produced by a force?


Match column I with column II and select the correct option:

Column I Column II
1. Dolphin a. Mammal with a beak like a duck
2. Platypus b. A fish-like mammal that lives in water
3. Ostrich c. Lays the smallest egg
4. Hummingbird d. Lays the largest egg


Complete the following sentences and select the correct option:

1. The spines protect the plant from _____________________.
2. Coconut trees are generally found in ________________________.


Which of the following is the main function of the labelled part called buds in the picture shown below?

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Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:


Students can download the CREST Science Olympiad previous year paper pdf for class 5 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.

The CREST Science Olympiad previous year paper pdf for class 5 can be used by students to assess their preparation. They could then learn how to fill up the knowledge gaps in their preparation and identify areas where they lack. They might better prepare for their exam as a result. Additionally, if students practice answering the previous years’ questions, their time management skills improve and as a result they will be able to manage time better in the main exam.

Additional Preparation Resources

Students can also refer to the following resources to level up their CREST Science Olympiad (CSO) exam preparation for class 5 -

  1. CREST Science Worksheets Package for class 5 - 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 Science Olympiad book for class 5 - 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 Science Olympiad book for class 5 for free.

Note: Don’t forget to download the CREST Science Olympiad past year paper pdf for class 5.

Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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