CREST Science Olympiad Class 6 Previous Year Papers

CREST Science Olympiad Previous Year Paper PDF for Class 6:

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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

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


What is common between the following symptoms?

Poor vision, loss of vision in darkness and sometimes complete loss of vision


Spot the principle on which the distillation method works for separating alcohol and water mixture?


Select the INCORRECT match from below:

1. Anaemia - Weakness
2. Rickets - Tooth decay
3. Scurvy - Bleeding gums
4. Beriberi - Decreases muscle function


Choose the correct option and complete the following sentence:

The light from torch when falls on a teddy bear, form a shadow on the screen behind the teddy bear as shown in the figure. As the torch is moved away from the teddy bear the shadow will ___________.


Three students gave the following statements during a classroom discussion. This is what they said:

David: The motion of a vibrating tuning fork exhibits periodic motion.
Nora: The blades of the fan is said to move in a rotatory motion.
James: The length of the footsteps is the same for different people.

Which student(s) made incorrect statement(s)?


Read the statements given below and select the correct option:

Statement 1 - When the size of the foreign particle is too small to be picked by hand or when the quantity is too large, sieving is used for separating substances.
Statement 2 - Separating bran from flour is done by sieving.


How does a chameleon protect itself from its enemies?


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:


Molly tried to look at a toy bike with red light through an object but he could only see a faint red light, not the toy bike.
Thus, we can conclude by saying that the object is a ________________.


What do the following suggest about all living things?

1. Flowers of some plants bloom only at night.
2. In some plants, flowers close after sunset.
3. In some plants like a mimosa, commonly known as ‘touch-me-not’, leaves close or fold when someone touches them.
4. A boy removes finger instantly after touching hot iron.

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