CREST Science Olympiad Class 6 Previous Year Papers

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Section 1: Motion and Measurement of Distances, Light, Shadows and Reflections, Electricity and Circuits, Fun with Magnets, Our Environment, Sorting and Separation of Materials, Changes Around Us, Living Organisms and Their Surroundings, Food and its Components, Fibre to Fabric.

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 of the following statement is INCORRECT related to nutrients present in food?

A. There is no loss in vitamins if fruits and vegetables are washed after peeling or cutting them.
B. The skins of many fruits are rich in many nutrients.
C. Cooking kills most of the nutrients present in foods.
D. Rice and pulses will lose their vitamins and minerals if they are repeatedly washed.


Separating mixtures is a scientific process in which two or more substances are separated which were once together. Separating mixtures is useful in many different ways.
Identify the example of the way by which mixtures are separated to remove undesirable components:


Given below are two groups of materials namely group X and group Y:

Group X - Iron, cobalt and nickel
Group Y - Wood, rubber and stainless steel

On what basis have they been grouped?


Two students were discussing the motion and this is what they said:

Ana: The needle of a sewing machine undergoes circular motion.
Jack: Motion of a body thrown upward at an angle is rectilinear.

Choose the correct option regarding the above two statements:


Given below are two groups of fibres namely I and II:

Group I - Cotton, Jute, hemp
Group II - Polyester, Nylon, Acrylic
On what basis have these fibres been grouped? 


Which of the following method will Sarah use at home to separate husks, small stones and earthy materials from a bowl full of pulses?


How is toasting of bread different from melting of wax?


Four of Mrs. Daniel's students were discussing living organisms and their surroundings. This is what they said:

Ron: Terrestrial habitat is the habitat of all plants and animals that live on land.

John: Water, soil and air are the biotic factors of a habitat.

Michael: Aquatic habitat is the habitat of all plants and animals that live in water.

Richard: Adaptation refers to the presence of specific features which enables a plant or an animal to live in a particular habitat.

Who made the wrong statement?


Two classmates were having a classroom discussion about the air around us. This is what they said:

Student 1: When we blow onto a hot cup of tea, cool air gets mixed with outside warm air and it becomes cooler.
Student 2: Without blowing air from our mouth we can cool the hot fried rice by spreading it over on a plate.
Choose the correct option related to the above two statements:


Complete the following sentences and select the correct option:

I- If it does not rain in a region for a year or more then the soil continues to lose water by _______________.
II- Heavy rains may lead to rise in the level of water in _________.

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Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:


Students can find the most recent CREST Science Olympiad previous year paper pdf for class 6 on this page. The pdf is easily downloadable & answer key for all the questions is also provided on the last page.

CREST Science Olympiad previous year papers become quite useful while preparing for the CREST Science Olympiad exam. Below are some advantages of referring to the previous year papers -

  1. Students get to understand the types of questions that come in the CREST Science Olympiad exam.
  2. Practicing previous years’ papers help students to get to know their strengths and weaknesses.
  3. Students become capable of effectively managing their time in the exam by practicing previous years' papers multiple times.

Additional Preparation Resources

Students can also refer to the following resources to level up their CREST Science Olympiad (CSO) exam preparation for class 6 -

  1. CREST Science Worksheets Package for class 6 - 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 6 - 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 6 for free.

Note: Don’t forget to download the CREST Science Olympiad past year paper pdf for class 6.

Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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