CREST Science Olympiad Class 9 Sample Paper

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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

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Which of the following is not a consequence of desertification?


A ship at rest is sending ultrasonic sound waves to detect a shoal of fish. If the time gap between the signal sent from the ship and received (reflected signal) is 0.5 s, then find the distance of the shoal of fish from the ship. (Velocity of sound in water is 1400 m/s)


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


Label A, B, C and D in the following diagram and choose the correct option:


Consider the following statements and choose the correct option:

I. Tapeworm is a hermaphrodite. 
II. Roundworm has separate sexes.
III. Filaria is caused by a nematode. 
IV. Guinea worm is an annelid. 


A man is at rest in the middle of a horizontal plane of the perfectly smooth surface of the ice. He can move himself to the shore by making use of which of the following Newton's law?


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.


Choose the correct option and complete the following sentence:

As the principal quantum number increases, the difference of distance of separation between consecutive energy levels ______________.


Consider the following sentences and choose the correct option:

(i) The cell wall is the site of energy production in a plant cell.
(ii) Lysosomes are the reservoirs of starch, oil and protein granules.
(iii) A plant cell becomes turgid due to plasmolysis.
(iv) Chemically plasma membrane is composed of fats and lipids.
(v) The functional segments of DNA are called genes.


Consider the following statements and choose the correct option:

Statement 1: The atmosphere of the earth is heated by radiations which are mainly re-radiated by land and water.

Statement 2: Solar radiations heat up land slower than the water bodies.

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The CREST Science Olympiad previous year paper for class 9 can be downloaded directly from this page. The answer key for the questions is also available so that students can cross check their answers with the correct answer.

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