CREST Science Olympiad Class 8 Sample Papers

Sample PDF of CREST Science Olympiad for Class 8:

If your web browser doesn't have a PDF Plugin. Instead you can Click here to download the PDF


Section 1: Crop Production and Management, Microorganisms, Synthetic Fibres and Plastics, Metals and Non-metals, Coal and Petroleum, Combustion and Flame, Conservation of Plants and Animals, Cell, Reproduction and Endocrine System, Force and Pressure, Friction, Sound, Chemical Effects of Electric Current, Some Natural Phenomena, Light, Stars and the Solar System, Pollution of Air and Water.

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 happens in the following reaction?

Fe2O3 + 3C → 2Fe + 3CO


Match the column I with column II:

Column I Column II
A. Dispersion a. Mirage
B. Scattering b. Pin hole camera
C. Total internal reflection c. Red light used as traffic signal
D. Rectilinear propagation d. Rainbow


Which of the following is correct definition of ignition temperature?


An elephant has a mass of 3000 kg. Each of its foot has a surface area of 0.4 m2. A lady of mass 45 kg wears stiletto shoes. Each of the stiletto heels has a surface area of 0.01 m2. Assuming there is the equal distribution of mass on each foot.
Calculate the maximum possible pressure that could be exerted by a stiletto heel worn by the lady:


When the angle between two plane mirrors is 60o, how many multiple images will be formed by the mirrors?


Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the reactivity order of the elements?


Which of the following statement(s) is not correct?


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

Assertion: Fungi are a large group of organisms which do not photosynthesise.
Reason: All fungi are generally made up of fine threads called hyphae.


Identify the group(s) which contain all synthetic substances:

P)  Nylon, Terylene, Wool
Q)   Acrylic, Silk, Wool
R)  Cotton, Polycot, Rayon
S)  PVC, Polythene, Bakelite 


Fill in the blank:

To a small quantity of X, few drops of HCl are added. Consequently, colourless, odourless gas is produced. This gas on passing through lime water turns it milky proving the presence of ____________ of X.

Your Score: 0/10

Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:


Are you a student who is participating this time in the CREST Science Olympiad? Science Olympiad previous years’ question papers for class 8 is one of the best ways to summarise your months of Olympiad exam preparation. Students can use these sample papers to assess what they've studied for the exam. It acts as a mirror, reflecting candidates' weak and strong points. Students can download the Science Olympiad sample papers for class 8 for free on this page. Get a hold of these.

Science Olympiad questions have numerous advantages. It gives an indication of the types of questions that will be asked in the actual exam. Always remember to include sample papers practice in your Olympiad exam preparation guide.

Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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