CREST Science Olympiad Class 5 Sample Papers

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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 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.


Which of the following rocks is not grouped correctly?

Sedimentary Rocks Metamorphic rocks
1. Sandstone Slate
2. Marble  Shale
3. Flint Gneiss
4. Coal Quartzite 


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?


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


The given diagram shows two animals namely X and Y. Select the correct option regarding the difference between the two:


Complete the following sentences and select the correct option:

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


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?


Choose the correct option and complete the following sentences:

1. Titan is a satellite of the planet named ______________.
2. The planet ______________ is referred to as the brightest star in the sky.


Unscramble the words given below and select the option that is the cause for soil erosion:



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


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