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


Which of the following pair of activities are considered as involuntary movements in human beings?

P: Beating of the heart
Q: Digestion of food
R: Playing table tennis
S: Swimming


Read the sentences given below. State whether the following sentences are true or false:

1. We apply oil on the hinges of the doors to increase the friction.
2. Friction can be reduced by making the surface smooth.


Arrange the four gas planets in a sequence (from most to least) according to the number of moons:


Observe the two animals shown below. Spot the similarity between them correctly:


Which type of simple machine is the door knob and a screw driver?


Two students were having a classroom discussion on earth and universe and this is what they said:
Ana: An imaginary line about which earth rotates is called its pole.
Sara: Earth takes 365 days to complete one rotation.

Who among them was/were wrong?


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


Fill in the blank:

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


A plant leaf was taken as shown in the picture below and a strip of black chart paper was placed in the middle of a big leaf at the centre. The plant was kept outdoors for 24 hours after which the black strip was removed and tested for starch presence by adding iodine solution.
Which of the following statement is correct related to the below-shown experiment?


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

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