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

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


What is incorrect about Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises?


Identify the rock shown below which when powdered is used to polish teeth:


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


Observe the figure shown below carefully.
Identify the nerves, A and B, carrying orders from and to the brain or the spinal cord, respectively: 



Complete the following sentences correctly:

1. When a stronger magnet is used to attract materials, the magnetic force of attraction _______.
2. An iron nail can be permanently magnetized by _______.


Four children made the following statements:

Richard - Natural resources are very useful and they are both exhaustible and inexhaustible.

Sara - Resources that we get from soil are called unnatural resources.

Bob - Some of the natural resources are very harmful to us.

Tom - Non-mineral resources include air and water which are not obtained from the soil.

Which of the above children made the correct statements?


Which of the following are not the characteristic properties of liquids?
1. They expand on heating.
2. They can be compressed easily.
3. There is a lot of intermolecular space between the molecules.
4. They do not have a definite shape.
5. They flow to take the shape of the container.


The rock shown below is a metamorphic rock formed from limestone. Name the rock:


Fill in the blank:

_____________ is the plant that disperses its seed by the same agency as the plant shown below.


Complete the following sentences and select the correct option:

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

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