SOF - NSO PDF Sample Papers for Class 8

Class 8 sample paper & practice questions for National Science Olympiad (NSO) 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

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.2

In a bangle shop, if the shopkeeper displays the bangles in the form of a square, he is left with 38 bangles. If he wants to increase the size of square by one unit each side of the square he found that 25 bangles fall short of in completing the square. The actual number of bangles which he had with him in the shop was _______.  (NSO, 2012)

a)

1690

b)

999

c)

538

d)

Can't be determined

Q.3

Spot the odd one out.

a)

Street

b)

Freeway

c)

Interstate

d)

Expressway

Q.4

Which unit is used to measure the loudness of sound?

a)

m/s

b)

hertz

c)

Decibel

d)

Newton

Q.5

Which force prevents us from slipping while walking on the road?

a)

Muscular force of our body

b)

Gravitational pull by the Earth

c)

Frictional force

d)

Balanced forces of nature

Q.6

Which of the following statements is the correct definition of a cell?

a)

The cell is the smallest part of a living being.

b)

The cell is the part that can be seen only under a microscope.

c)

The cell is the starting point in the life of all organisms.

d)

The cell is the structural and functional unit of life.

Q.7

 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.8

Linen is an example of _________.

a)

Plant fibre

b)

Animal fibre

c)

Synthetic fibre

d)

Artificial fibre

Q.9

Cup is to coffee as bowl is to ____________.

a)

Soup

b)

Dish

c)

Spoon

d)

Food

Q.10

Which of the following substances will prevent corrosion of metals?

a)

Nitrogen

b)

Hydrogen

c)

Oxygen

d)

Carbon

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Answers to Sample Questions from Olympiad Success:

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

Answers to Sample Questions from Olympiad Success:

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

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