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Roll No.

Total Questions: 35 Time: 1 hr.


4 sof national science olympiad


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self on the OMR Sheet, before the start of the exam.
2. The Question Paper comprises two sections, Science (30 Questions)
and Achievers Section (5 Questions).
Each question in Achievers Section carries 2 marks, whereas all
other questions carry one mark each.
3. All questions are compulsory. There is no negative marking. Use of
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Sheet, use an HB Pencil or a Blue/Black ball point pen only. E.g.
Q.16 : Raj goes to school on a bicycle. Which of these safety rules he
should follow?
A. He should give signals before taking turns.
B. He should keep to the right of the road.
C. He should cross the road by using zebra crossing.
D. All of these.
As the correct answer is option A, you must 16. A B C D
darken the circle corresponding to option A
in the OMR Sheet.
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1. Which of the following adaptation of desert plants help to prevent loss of water?
A. Well developed root system B. Thick and fleshy stem
C. Leaves reduced to spines D. All of these

2. Study the given classification chart carefully and identify p, q and r.

p q r
A. Water hyacinth Duckweed Hydrilla
B. Pistia Lotus Vallisneria
C. Tape grass Lotus Hydrilla
D. Lotus Wolffia Tape grass

3. Identify the correct labellings for parts of the leaf shown in given figure.
A. 1 Leaf blade, 4 Leaf apex
B. 2 Side veins, 3 Leaf apex
C. 3 Leaf blade, 4 Mid vein
D. 1 Mid vein, 3 Leaf blade


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4. Match the column I with column II and select the correct option.
Column I Column II
1. Breathing roots (a) Conifers
2. Non flowering trees (b) Carnivorous plant
3. Pepper plant (c) Marshes
4. Sundew plant (d) Coastal regions
A. 1 (c), 2 (a), 3 (d), 4 (b) B. 1 (d), 2 (b), 3 (a), 4 (c)
C. 1 (b), 2 (a), 3 (d), 4 (c) D. 1 (c), 2 (d), 3 (a), 4 (b)

5. In the given food web P, Q, R, S, T and U are consumers. Which of these consumers
are only animal-eaters?
A. P and S
B. Q and T
C. S and T
D. Q and P


Identify 'X' .

A. B. C. D.

7. Select an INCORRECT statement regarding the life cycles of animals.

A. A frog lays eggs in large clusters called spawns.
B. The larva of housefly is called maggot.
C. A young cockroach called nymph has wings.
D. The life cycles of frog and butterfly show metamorphosis.


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8. Intake of__________and __________ helps in blood formation.
A. Spinach, beetroot B. Almonds, potato
C. Wheat, papaya D. Amla, orange

9. Which among the following food items should be consumed in minimum amounts?
A. Milk, eggs and pulses B. Oil, butter and nuts
C. Grains, cereals and cheese D. Fish, vegetables and chips

10. Identify the mismatched pair of microbe and the diseases they spread.
A. Fungi Ringworm and athlete's foot B. Protozoa Food poisoning and cholera
C. Bacteria Typhoid and tuberculosis D. Virus Polio and influenza

11. Which of the following is not hidden in the word grid ? S A R I O S K

A. Natural fibre obtained from plant source A F U R L P I
B. National dress of Japanese woman
C. Small insects which attack clothes
D. Manmade fibre K M O T H R O

12. Read the given statements and select the correct option.

Statement 1: In winters, we wear woollen clothes.

Statement 2: Woollen clothes absorb heat and make us feel warm.
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. Both statements 1 and 2 are false.

13. Which statements are correct regarding synthetic clothes?

1. Wrinkle-free and waterproof 2. Light coloured and keep body cool
3. Strong and long lasting 4. Absorb sweat
A. Only 1 B. 1 and 3 C. 2 and 3 D. 1, 3 and 4


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14. Which of the given examples shows sublimation?
A. Reduction in size of naphthalene balls kept in between the clothes.
B. Melting of ice cream kept at room temperature.
C. Changing of liquid into ice.
D. Formation of steam from boiling water.

15. Refer to the given Venn diagram. Which letter in it best represents oil?
A. P
B. Q
C. R
D. S

16. The sweet water formed by mixing sugar in water is called __________. The sugar is
called the __________while the water that dissolves the sugar is the __________.
A. Solvent, solute, solution B. Mixture, solvent, solute
C. Solution, solute, solvent D. Mixture, solute, solution

17. Breathing disorders are mainly caused by

A. Consuming water polluted with harmful chemicals
B. Inhaling air polluted with dust and smoke
C. Spraying crops with pesticides
D. Throwing garbage anywhere on roads.

18. How is gale different from breeze ?

A. Gale is strong wind while breeze is gently moving wind.
B. Gale is gently moving wind while breeze is fast moving wind.
C. Gale is same as breeze.
D. Gale is fast moving wind while breeze is strong wind.

19. Formation of tiny water droplets on grass and leaves on a cold winter morning is due to

A. Evaporation B. Transpiration
C. Photosynthesis D. Condensation


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20. Select an incorrect statement for sea breeze.
A. It blows during the day.
B. Air above the land has low pressure.
C. Cool air blows from land to sea.
D. Wind blows from high pressure to low pressure area.

21. Layer 'P' is the outermost layer of the Earth. It mainly consists of rocks like granite and
basalt. We live on layer 'P'. Layer 'P' is __________.
A. Core B. Mantle C. Crust D. Both B and C

22. Read the following statements and select the incorrect one.
1. The revolution of the Earth causes day and night.
2. The rotation of the Earth around the Sun causes seasons.
3. Mercury is also called Evening Star.
A. 3 only B. 1 and 3 only C. 1 and 2 only D. 1, 2 and 3

23. Which of the following measures help to control water pollution?

1. Treating the waste water released from factories before discharging into water bodies.
2. Planting large number of trees on road sides.
3. By prohibiting immersion of idols in water bodies.
A. 1 only B. 2 and 3 C. 1 and 3 D. 1, 2 and 3

24. The force responsible for keeping the planets revolving around the Sun is
A. Gravitational pull of the Sun
B. Gravitational pull of the planets
C. Frictional force between the Sun and planets
D. None of these.

25. A simple machine which is used to lift heavy loads to a certain height and also makes
movement easier is _________.
A. Lever B. Wheel and axle C. Inclined plane D. Wedge


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26. Refer to the given conversation of three friends about simple machines L, M and N and identify
the INCORRECT option regarding these.

A. L is used to hold things together.
B. M is used in door knobs and bicycle pedal.
C. N can be a knife or an axe.
D. L can be used to draw water from wells.
27. Which of the following energy conversions takes place in an electric drill?
A. Electrical energy Heat and sound energy
B. Light energy Kinetic energy Sound energy
C. Electrical energy Kinetic energy Heat and sound energy
D. Mechanical energy Electrical energy Heat energy
28. Select the INCORRECT statement.
A. Spring is the season after summer and before winter.
B. Equator divides the Earth into Northern and Southern hemispheres.
C. Core is the hottest layer of the Earth, made up of nickel iron mixture.
D. Saturn is the second largest planet in the solar system.
29. _________helps us to get rid of waste materials from the body.
A. Vitamins B. Proteins C. Carbohydrates D. Roughage
30. Which soil is best for growing plants?
A. Sandy soil B. Loamy soil C. Clayey soil D. All of these


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31. Study the given flow chart carefully and identify J, K, L and M.
A. Snake Frog Sparrow Dog
B. Cockroach Sparrow Butterfly Cow
C. Snail Shark Ostrich Cat
D. Scorpion Toad Cockroach Elephant

32. In reference to the below cited conversation, select the option which correctly identifies
X, Y and Z.

X is a digestive organ,
Teeth Y are four in number
which receives diges-
and are used for tearing food.
tive juices from liver and
pancreas. Complete diges-
tion of food occurs in X.

Z receives undigested
food, absorbs water from it
and forms faeces.

A. Stomach Canines Small intestine
B. Small intestine Canines Large intestine
C. Stomach Incisors Anus
D. Large intestine Premolars Anus

33. How melting is different from evaporation?

A. Melting is formation of liquid from solid while evaporation is change of liquid into gas.
B. Melting is change of solid into gas while evaporation is change of liquid into gas.
C. Melting is change of solid into liquid while evaporation is formation of gas from solid.
D. Melting is conversion of liquid into solid while evaporation is conversion of solid into gas.


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34. Read the given conversation among three friends and select the correct option.

'Y' is a satellite. It
neither has
atmosphere and nor
has its own light.
'X' is the inner planet of
solar system and is also 'Z' is an outer planet
called Evening star. of solar system and
has maximum num-
ber of Moons among
all planets.

A. X can be Mercury and Y can be Moon

B. Y can be Moon and Z can be Venus
C. X can be Venus and Z can be Jupiter
D. Y can be Moon and Z can be Uranus

35. Match the columns and select the correct option from the codes given below.
Column I Column II Column III
a. Lever 1. To attach things together w. Cranes
b. Inclined plane 2. To lift loads x. Bottle-opener
c. Screw 3. To open lids y. Hospital ramp
d. Pulley 4. To push or pull heavy objects z. Bottle caps
A. a (3), (x); b (2), (y); c (4), (z); d (1), (w)
B. a (3), (x); b (4), (y); c (1), (z); d (2), (w)
C. a (4), (z); b (2), (y); c (1), (w); d (2), (x)
D. a (4), (x); b (1), (y); c (1), (w); d (2), (z)


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