Indian Talent Olympiad - NSITO PDF Sample Papers for Class 8

Class 8 sample paper & practice questions for National Science Indian Talent Olympiad (NSITO) level 1 are given below. Syllabus for level 1 is also mentioned for these exams. You can refer these sample paper & quiz for preparing for the exam.


Sample Questions from Olympiad Success:

Q.1 Q.2 Q.3 Q.4 Q.5 Q.6 Q.7 Q.8 Q.9 Q.10

Q.1

Choose the correct statement among the following. (NSO, 2013)

a)

The substances which vapourise during burning, do not give flames.

b)

The substances which have a very high ignition temperature are called flammable substaces.

c)

When the match is struck against the rubbing surface, some red phosphorus gets converted into white phosphorus.

d)

 The job of a fire extinguisher is to cut off the supply of carbon dioxide, and hence the fire is controlled.

Q.2

Which of the following statements is correct?

a)

Repulsion is a sure test of friction

b)

Repulsion is a sure test of electrification.

c)

Repulsion is a sure test of conduction.

d)

Repulsion is a sure test of induction.

Q.3

What is the outcome of the release of carbon particles and smoke from factories?

a)

Increases the rate of respiration in plants.

b)

Decreases the rate of photosyntesis in plants.

c)

Increases the absorption of carbon dioxide by plants.

d)

Decreases the rate of transpiration in plants.

Q.4

Find the pair that has a similar relationship as Pulsate: Throb.

a)

Examine : Scrutinize

b)

Walk : Run

c)

Tired : Sleep

d)

Ballet : Dancer

Q.5

Spot the odd one out.

a)

Street

b)

Freeway

c)

Interstate

d)

Expressway

Q.6

 A student examined a particular plant cell through its various stages of growth. After making various measurements, he realised that the increase in cell size was largely due to enlargement of the central vacuole rather than an increase in the amount of cytoplasm. Why might this be an advantageous strategy for the cell? (NSO, 2015)

a)

Enlarging the cytoplasm would make the cell less turgid.

b)

Enlarging the vacuole would make it unnecessary for the cell wall to stretch.

c)

Enlarging the vacuole would minimise any lowering of the surface area - volume ratio of the cytoplasm.

d)

All of these

Q.7

Look at this series: 1.5, 2.3, 3.1, 3.9, . . . What number should come next?

a)

4.2

b)

4.4

c)

4.7

d)

5.1

Q.8

Cup is to coffee as bowl is to ____________.

a)

Soup

b)

Dish

c)

Spoon

d)

Food

Q.9

Embellishing the Truth occurs when a person adds fictitious details or exaggerates facts or true stories. Which situation below is the best example of Embellishing the Truth?

a)

Isabel goes to the theater, and the next day,she tells her coworkers she thought the playwas excellent.

b)

The realtor describes the house, which iseleven blocks away from the ocean, asprime waterfront property.

c)

During the job interview, Fred, who hasbeen teaching elementary school for tenyears, describes himself as a very experiencedteacher.

d)

The basketball coach says it is likely thatonly the most talented players will get a collegescholarship.

Q.10

Rubber and coconut belongs to the category of _________. 

a)

Oil crop

b)

Sugar crop

c)

Fibre crop

d)

Plantation crop

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Answers to Sample Questions from Olympiad Success:

Q.1cQ.2bQ.3bQ.4aQ.5aQ.6cQ.7cQ.8aQ.9bQ.10d

Answers to Sample Questions from Olympiad Success:

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

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