Class-9th (Science) Olympiad - CANSO

Mock Instructions

  • 1. This is Model Question Paper.
  • 2. This is an Online Worksheet.
  • 3. Total Questions-50.
  • 4. Total Time-60 minutes.


Q.1- Which of the following is the symbol of the metal that occurs in liquid form at ordinary temperature?

(a) Na

(b) Sn

(c) Pb

(d) Hg

Q.2- On heating, solid is directly converted into gaseous state. This process is called:

(a) sublimation

(b) evaporation

(c) diffusion

(d) condensation

Q.3- The various physical properties of a substance may include:

(a) colour, odour and taste only

(b) hardness, solubility and density only

(c) melting point and boiling point only

(d) all of these

Q.4- Which of the following is least compressible?

(a) gas

(b) liquid

(c) solid

(d) none of these

Q.5-  Name the tissues that are involved in the formation of membranes.

(a) Epithelial tissue

(b) Nervous tissue

(c) Muscular tissue

(d) Connective tissue

Q.6- Which of the following tissues helps in the movement of body structure?

(a) Nervous tissue

(b) Muscular tissue

(c) Epithelial tissue

(d) Connective tissue

Q.7- Choose the wrong statement.

(a) 1 kg wt = 9.8 N

(b) Momentum is a vector quantity

(c) Force is always conserved

(d) Momentum is conserved in the absence of an external force

Q.8- A man is standing on a boat in still water. If he walks towards the shore the boat will:

(a) move away from the shore.

(b) remain stationary.

(c) move towards the shore.

(d) sink.

Q.9- Which of the following sets includes bacterial disease?

(a) Diphtheria, leprosy, plague

(b) Malaria, leprosy, plague

(c) Tetanus, tuberculosis, measles

(d) Malaria, mumps, poliomyelitis

Q.10-  A body moves through a distance of 3 m in the following different ways. In which case is the maximum work done?

(a) When pushed over an inclined plane

(b) When lifted vertically upward

(c) When pushed over smooth rollers

(d) When pushed on a plane horizontal surface


Section-2-logical Thinking:

Q.11Rajan started from his house and went 2 km East, then he turned right and went 3 km, again turned right and went 3 km, again he turned right and covered 1 km and finally after turning right and going 1 km he reached point K. In which direction was Rajan walking when he reached K?

(a) East

(b) South

(c) West

(d) North

Q.12-  In the following question, number of letters skipped in between adjacent letters of the series starting from behind increased by one. Which of the following observes the rule?





Q.13-  A’s mother is sister of B and has a daughter C. How can A be related to B from among the following?

(a) Uncle

(b) Niece

(c) Daughter

(d) Father


Section-3- High Order Thinking (HOT):

Q.14- An incident ray strikes a plane mirror at an angle of 15° with the mirror. The angle between the incident ray and reflected ray is:

(a) 15°

(b) 30°

(c) 150°

(d) none of these

Q.15- The magnification produced by a concave mirror:

(a) is always more than one.

(b) is always less than one.

(c) is always equal to one.

(d) may be less than equal to or greater than one.