SOF - IEO Level 2 Sample Papers for Class 8

Class 8 sample paper & practice questions for the level 2 of International English Olympiad (IEO) are given below. Syllabus for level 2 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


Choose the pair of words which have a similar relationship to that between the given pair of words: gerrymander: divide:: filibuster: ______

a) bend
b) punish
c) delay
d) rush


Choose the correct pronoun for the subject of the given sentence: When can Derek and Drew come over to play?

a) me
b) him
c) us
d) they


Choose the option which is the same as "all in all".

a) Every person
b) Particular thing same in all
c) Call all at once
d) Considering everything


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 ______.


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


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


Helped save hundreds of lives


Are still suffering from severe post-traumatic stress disorder


Choose the pair of words which have a similar relationship to that between the given pair of words: vapid: ______:: rapid: swift

a) inspired
b) turgid
c) wet
d) insipid


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


Choose the correct form of the verb: I ____ (plan) to visit him today.

a) were planned
b) am planning
c) was planned
d) has planned


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 cows 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 he hesitated.

Fill in the blank (iii) with appropriate tense?

a) play
b) was playing
c) was played
d) playing


Choose the noun: Ashok is running fast.

a) is
b) fast
c) running
d) Ashok


One word for the sentence will be:  A person of obscure position who has gained wealth.

a) Sumptuary
b) Extravagant`
c) Promiscuous
d) Parvenu

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

Answers to Sample Questions from Olympiad Success:

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

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