CREST Science Olympiad Class 9 Sample Papers

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Section 1: Motion, Force and Laws of Motion, Gravitation, Work and Energy, Sound, Matter in Our Surroundings, Is Matter Around Us Pure, Atoms and Molecules, Structure of Atom, Cell - The Fundamental Unit of Life, Tissues, Diversity in Living Organisms, Why Do We Fall Ill, Natural Resources, Improvement in Food Resources.

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


An ionic compound is a poor conductor of electricity. Which of the following is the reason for this?


Choose the correct option and complete the following sentence:

Two elements X and Y having the same number of valence electrons in their atom will have similar ______________.


Which of the following animals cannot survive both in land and water habitats?


Fill in the blanks:

Suppose gravity of the Earth suddenly becomes zero, then what will happen to the motion of the Moon (neglecting the effect of other celestial body) _____________.


A compound 'X' is an ionic compound. Which of the following is not the characteristic feature of X?


Fill in the blank:

To prevent soil erosion, a farmer plants a hedge across a field. This method works because ____________.


Match the following:

List I List II
A. Irregularly thickened cell wall  i. Collenchyma
B. Thin cell wall  ii. Xylem parenchyma 
C. Lateral conduction of water  iii. Parenchyma
D. Coconut husk iv. Sclerenchyma 


Rectify the given statements by replacing the underlined words and select the correct option:

(i) The viscous fluid present in the nucleus is called cytoplasm.
(ii) Vacuoles are rod shaped structures which oxidise food to provide energy.
(iii) Mitochondria contain green pigment chlorophyll and take part in photosynthesis.
(iv) Lysosomes take part in synthesis of proteins.


Harry made the following comments about cells during a class presentation. After his presentation, his teacher remarked that he made an erroneous comment. Find the same.

i. Cellulose cell walls are found in animal cells.
ii. Chlorophyll is found in chloroplasts.
iii. A cell is usually made up of a cell membrane, cytoplasm and nucleus.
iv. Vacuoles are found mostly in plant cells.


Which of the following statements is/are correct?

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Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:


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Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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