SOF - IEO PDF Sample Papers for Class 8

Class 8 sample paper & practice questions for International English Olympiad (IEO) 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 form of verb: I never ___ (want) to do this.

a) want
b) had wanted
c) wants
d) wanted

Q.2

Choose the correct option to fill in the blank: He ____ to fishing every Sunday.

a) go
b) going
c) goes
d) gone

Q.3

Read the following and answer the questions based on it:

Who is the target customer?

a) Parents
b) Teachers
c) Office-going people
d) School-going children

Q.4

Fill in the blank: How _____ oranges did you put in the box?

a) much
b) big
c) so much
d) many

Q.5

Naval architects never claim that a ship is unsinkable, but the sinking of the passenger-and-car ferry Estonia in the Baltic surely should have never have happened. It was well designed and carefully maintained. It carried the proper number of lifeboats. It had been thoroughly inspected the day of its fatal voyage. Yet hours later, the Estonia rolled over and sank on a cold, stormy night. It went down so quickly that most of those on board, caught in their dark, flooding cabins, had no chance to save themselves. Of those who managed to scramble overboard, only 139 survived. The rest died of hypothermia before the rescuers could pluck them from the cold sea. The final death toll amounted to 912 souls. However, there was an unpleasant number of questions about why Estonia sank and why so many survivors were men in the prime of life, while most of the dead were women, children and the elderly.

According to the passage, fill in the blank. when the Estonia sank, ----. When the Estonia sank,  _________.

a)

There were only 139 passengers on board

b)

Few of the passengers were asleep

c)

There were enough lifeboats for the number of people on board

d)

All the passengers had already moved out into the open decks

Q.6

Read the following and answer the question based on it:

What amongst the following is this piece of writing?

a) A notice.
b) An advertisement.
c) A formal letter.
d) A poster.

Q.7

Active-Passive Voice

Convert the following passive voice sentence into active voice: A lion may be helped even by a little mouse.

a) Even a little mouse may help a lion.
b) A little mouse may even help a lion.
c) A little mouse can even help a lion.
d) Even a little mouse ought to help a lion.

Q.8

Naval architects never claim that a ship is unsinkable, but the sinking of the passenger-and-car ferry Estonia in the Baltic surely should have never have happened. It was well designed and carefully maintained. It carried the proper number of lifeboats. It had been thoroughly inspected the day of its fatal voyage. Yet hours later, Estonia rolled over and sank in a cold, stormy night. It went down so quickly that most of those on board, caught in their dark, flooding cabins, had no chance to save themselves: Of those who managed to scramble overboard, only 139 survived. The rest died of hypothermia before the rescuers could pluck them from the cold sea. The final death toll amounted to 912 souls. However, there was an unpleasant number of questions about why Estonia sank and why so many survivors were men in the prime of life, while most of the dead were women, children and the elderly.

Based on the above passage, fill in the blank. It is clear from the passage that the survivors of the accident ______.

a)

Helped one another to overcome the tragedy that had affected them all

b)

Were mostly young men but women, children and the elderly stood little chance

c)

Helped save hundreds of lives

d)

Are still suffering from severe post-traumatic stress disorder

Q.9

Choose the correct option that gives the meaning of the following idiom: At one's fingertips.

a) to take revenge
b) complete knowledge
c) matter of shame
d) None of the above

Q.10

It was then he (i)____ (hear) the jostle and squeal of elephants. Below him on each side of (ii)____ shallow river-bed, the elephants traveled. He could see the calves and babies and one great old tusker. He (iii)____(play) his trunk to and fro to learn whatever the breeze could tell him, (iv)___ suddenly hesitated.

What is the correct option for blank (iv)?

a) and
b) for
c) as
d) in

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

Answers to Sample Questions from Olympiad Success:

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

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