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Class-8th (English) Olympiad | CANEO

Class-8th (English) Olympiad - CANEO

Mock Instructions

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

Section-1-Basic Structure

Instruction:(1-3)Fill in the blanks with suitable option.

Q.1 The chair was made of ________.

  • (a) water
  • (b) wood
  • (c) milk
  • (d) oil

Q.2 While coming back home, I saw a crowd of ________.

  • (a) soldiers
  • (b) merchants
  • (c) singers
  • (d) people

Q.3 The feminine gender of ‘Milkman’ is ________.

  • (a) milkwoman
  • (b) milklady
  • (c) milkgirl
  • (d) milkmaid

Q.4 The plural form of ‘alumnus’ is:

  • (a) alumnuses
  • (b) alumna
  • (c) alumnae
  • (d) alumni

Q.5 In the given below sentence choose the option which is punctuated correctly.

  • (a) Ramesh ran and ran but there was no way he could keep pace with his brother Abhinav.
  • (b) Ramesh ran and ran, but there was no way he could keep pace with his brother, Abhinav.
  • (c) ramesh ran and ran, but, there was no way, he could keep pace with his Brother abhinav.
  • (d) Ramesh ran and ran! but there was no way - he could keep pace with his brother-Abhinav.

Q.6 In the following question, choose the correctly spelt word.

  • (a) Benefeted
  • (b) Benifited
  • (c) Benefitted
  • (d) Benifitted


Instruction: Passage is followed by five questions. Read passage carefully and answer the questions that follow. For each question four probable answers bearing letters (a), (b), (c) and (d) are given. Only one out of these is correct. You have to choose the correct answer.

Two friends were in the forest, when they saw a bear coming towards them. Frightened, the older boy quickly climbed a tree, forgetting his friend. The younger boy, who couldn’t climb well, threw himself down on the ground and pretended to be dead. The bear came and circled around the body. He put his face close to that of the boy. He sniffed and stared and at last left.

The older boy came down the tree, ran to his friend and asked, are you all right? What was the bear doing? He was near you for a long time.

‘He was talking to me’ replied his friend. ‘He gave me some good advice. He said; don’t trust a friend who doesn’t help you in the time of danger’.

Q.7 The moral of the story is-

  • (a) one who does not left you in your time of need is a true friend
  • (b) one who guards his own interest is a true friend
  • (c) one who is always sweet to you is a true friend
  • (d) one who is with you only in the days of happiness is a true friend

Q.8 who proved to be clever in the story?

  • (a) The bear
  • (b) The older boy
  • (c) The older boy and the bear
  • (d) The younger boy

Q.9 The bear did not harm the younger boy because-

  • (a) he didnt climb the tree
  • (b) he was scared of the boy
  • (c) he was moved to pity
  • (d) he thought the boy was dead

Q.10 ‘Pretended to be dead’ means-

  • (a) posing to be in a state of death
  • (b) looked frightened
  • (c) flat on the ground
  • (d) nearly lifeless

Q.11 The older boy climbed a tree because-

  • (a) he was all alone in the forest
  • (b) he wanted to save himself from the bearing
  • (c) he could climb a tree easily
  • (d) he thought he could shoot the bear easily

Section-3- Writing and Speaking:

Instruction: Choose the appropriate social phrase according to the situation described below.

Q.12 Your friend is taking a vacation, what would you say to him/her?

  • (a) have a good day
  • (b) have a good trip
  • (c) watch out
  • (d) so long

Instruction: Fill in the blank with the appropriate modal verb.

Q.13 Nobody’s answering the telephone. They _____________ be out.

  • (a) can’t
  • (b) shouldn’t
  • (c) mustn’t
  • (d) must

Instruction: Fill in the blank with the appropriate words. Your options are-Say/Tell/Speak/Talk.

Q.14 Please _____________ us a bed-time story. You know so many of them.

  • (a) say
  • (b) tell
  • (c) speak
  • (d) talk

Section-4- High Order Thinking (HOT):

Instruction: Identify the correct word from a selection of similar words that matches a particular context or goes with another word.

Q.15 We enjoyed the _______________ show on television last night.

  • (a) quiz
  • (b) exam
  • (c) test
  • (d) trial