Unified Council - NSTSE PDF Sample Papers for Class 8

Class 8 sample paper & practice questions for National Level Science Talent Search Examination (NSTSE) 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 option:

  1. Muscle cells are spherical.
  2. Onion cells are eukaryotes.

a)

Statement 1 is correct but statement 2 is incorrect.

b)

Statement 1 is incorrect but statement 2 is correct.

c)

Both the statements are correct

d)

Both the statements are incorrect

Q.2

Choose the correct option and complete the following sentence:

__________ is the star used to find direction and it is not visible from the ___________.

a)

Alpha Centauri, equator

b)

Pole Star, Southern hemisphere

c)

Akash, Southern hemisphere

d)

Pole Star, Northern hemisphere

Q.3

Juhi purchased cosmetics for Rs. 172.50 including sales tax. If the rate of sales tax is 15%, find the list price of cosmetics.

a)

Rs. 160

b)

Rs. 150

c)

Rs. 140

d)

Rs. 130

Q.4

Taking one light-year equal to 9.4 x 1015 m and one day equal to 86400 s,  what will be the speed of light in light-year per day if the speed of light in m s-1 is 3 x 108?

a)

2.75 x 10-3 ly day-1

b)

3.75 x 10-3 ly day-1

c)

2.75 x 103 ly day-1

d)

3.75 x 103 ly day-1

Q.5

Which of the following is the smallest microorganism?

a)

Algae                          

b)

Bacterium                    

c)

Protozoan                    

d)

Virus

Q.6

A solid cube of each side 8 cm, has been painted red, blue and black on pairs of opposite faces. It is then cut into cubical blocks of each side 2 cm.

How many cubes have three faces painted with different colours?

a) 2
b) 4
c) 6
d) 8

Q.7

The ages of the two persons differ by 20 years. If 5 year ago, the older one be 5 times as old as the younger one, then their present ages, in year will be:

a)

50, 30

b)

25, 5

c)

35, 15

d)

30, 10

Q.8

Read the following statements and answer the question that follows:

  1. Coal is made up of only carbon.
  2. Anthracite and lignite are the two main types of coal.
  3. Anthracite coal is the hardest and has more carbon content.
  4. Lignite is the softest and has high carbon and oxygen content.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a)

Only 3

b)

Only 4

c)

1, 2 and 3

d)

1, 2, 3 and 4

Q.9

An alloy of zinc and copper is dissolved in dilute hydrochloric acid. Hydrogen gas is evolved. In this evolution of gas:

a)

only zinc reacts with dilute hydrochloric acid

b)

only copper reacts with dilute hydrochloric acid

c)

both zinc and copper react with dilute hydrochloric acid

d)

only copper reacts with water

Q.10

The pressure at a certain height ha is pa and at another height hb (< ha) the pressure is pbWhich of the following relation between pa and pb is correct?

a)

pa = pb

b)

pa > pb

c)

pa < pb

d)

pa - p= Atmospheric pressure

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Answers to Sample Questions from Olympiad Success:
Q.1 )bQ.2 )bQ.3 )bQ.4 )aQ.5 )dQ.6 )dQ.7 )dQ.8 )aQ.9 )aQ.10 )c

Answers to Sample Questions from Olympiad Success:

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

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