SOF - NSO Level 2 Sample Papers for Class 8

Class 8 sample paper & practice questions for the level 2 of National Science Olympiad (NSO) 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

Q.1

Which of the following cannot be charged easily by friction?

  • A plastic scale
  • A copper rod
  • An inflated balloon
  • A woollen cloth

a)

A plastic scale and copper rod

b)

An inflated balloon

c)

A woollen cloth

d)

A copper rod

Q.2

Identify the process shown below.



a)

Fission

b)

Fertilisation

c)

Conjugation

d)

Ovulation

Q.3

Complete the following sentences.

(i) To draw water from a well we have to _________ at the rope.

(ii) A charged body ________ an uncharged body towards it.

(iii) To move a loaded trolley we have to _________ it.

a)

(i) Push,  (ii) Attracts

b)

(i) Pull,   (iii) Either push or pull

c)

(i) Push (ii) Repel

d)

(i) Pull, (ii) Repel

Q.4

Which of the following voices is likely to have a minimum frequency?

    (p) Baby girl

    (q) Baby boy

    (r) A man

    (s) A woman

a)

p

b)

q

c)

r

d)

s

Q.5

Read the given statements and select the correct option.

Statement 1: Sound travels faster on a rainy day than on a dry day.

Statement 2: The velocity of sound depends upon the medium.

a)

Both statements 1 and 2 are true and statement 2 is the correct explanation of statement 1.

b)

Both statements 1 and 2 are true but statement 2 is not the correct explanation of statement 1.

c)

Statement 1 is true but statement 2 is false.

d)

Statement 1 is false but statement 2 is true

Q.6

A hockey player is moving Northward and suddenly turns Westward with the same speed to avoid an opponent. The force that acts on the player is ______.    (NSO, 2014)

a)

Frictional force along Westward

b)

Muscle force along Southward

c)

Frictional force along the South-West

d)

Muscle force along South-West.

Q.7

Complete the following sentence using the correct option.

Rayon is different from synthetic fibres because _____________.

  1. it has a silk-like appearance.
  2. it is obtained from wood pulp.
  3. its fibres can also be woven like those of natural fibres.

a)

Only A

b)

Only B

c)

Only A and B

d)

A, B and C

Q.8

Rohan burned a substance X and collected the evolved vapours in a test tube making sure that they do not escape. Then he added a small amount of water to the test tube. The solution so formed turned blue litmus red.

Rahul burned a substance Y, collected the white ash formed and dissolved it in water. The solution so formed turned red litmus blue. Substances X and Y could be respectively.     (NSO, 2017)

a)

P and Mg

b)

Ca and P

c)

Mg and S

d)

S and Mg

Q.9

In humans, after fertilisation, the structure that gets embedded in the wall of the uterus is called _________.

a)

Ovum

b)

Embryo

c)

Foetus

d)

Zygote

Q.10

Which of the following is NOT true of the process of reproduction?

a)

Unicellular organisms cannot reproduce.

b)

Reproduction is the process of producing young animals or plants.

c)

Reproduction is one of the life processes of living things.

d)

Reproduction is of two types, sexual and asexual reproduction.

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Answers to Sample Questions from Olympiad Success:

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

Answers to Sample Questions from Olympiad Success:

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

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