The International General Knowledge Olympiad is a competitive exam conducted by the Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) annually to assess the general knowledge among the students. Students are tested on the basis of their awareness of the surroundings and their life skills.
To help the students prepare for the IGKO for class 10 comprehensively and to get a glimpse of the type and format of the IGKO paper, class 10 IGKO Sample Paper is can be downloaded by the students from the website ‘SOF Olympiad Trainer’ in the form of PDFs. Click here to download.
IGKO is a premier exam which makes it important for the students to get good marks in it. To do so, they should prepare thoroughly and practice with the help of class 10 IGKO Sample Papers. These Sample Papers are specimen questions selected on the basis of the IGKO pattern to help students understand the examination pattern and the type of questions to give them an experience prior to the Olympiad.
Benefits of the IGKO Sample Papers:
Students are exposed to sample questions to familiarize them with the paper format.
The Sample Paper gives an inkling of the sections of the main exam.
It gives the basic idea of the type of questions asked in each section.
Students get an idea on what to expect from the question paper and the difficulty level.
The IGKO for class 10 is divided into 4 sections as explained below and consists of a total of 50 questions of a total of 60 marks:
General Awareness – this section tests the student’s general awareness and logical reasoning skills.
Current Affairs – This section tests the knowledge of the candidate of the current world affairs.
Life Skills – This section judges the soft skills of the candidate like empathy, values, intelligence to judge their problem solving skills.
Achiever’s Section – This section comprises Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) questions on the topics overall. The weightage of questions of Achievers Section is more than other sections.
The syllabus for IGKO class 10 focuses on topics like Earth, environment, entertainment, sports, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning, life skills, current affairs etc. To view detailed syllabus, click here.