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


How is toasting of bread different from melting of wax?


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:


Which of the following pairs are wrongly classified?

P: Snakes and rats - Stay in burrows deep in the sand
Q: Snow leopard - Long ears to hear movements of predators
R: Mountain goats - Strong hooves for running up the rocky mountain slopes
S: Frogs - Breathe through blowholes located on the upper parts of their heads


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


While measuring the length of a pencil, the reading of the scale at one end was 4.2 cm and at the other end was 16.5 cm.
What is the length of the pencil?


Given below are two groups of substances:

Group 1: Hay, Cow dung, Fruit peel, Twigs
Group 2: Glass, Batteries, Plastic box, Electronic waste

On what basis has these two grouping been done?


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.


In the following question, an assertion and a reason are given. Choose the correct option:

Assertion: Knitting is the process of arranging two sets of yarns together to make a fabric.

Reason: Knitting is exclusively used to make woollen garments.


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)?


Which among the following pairs are not irreversible changes?

1. Dissolution
2. Rusted iron nails
3. Baking a potato
4. Freezing water

Your Score: 0/10

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