NSO Sample Papers For Class 10 with Answers

NSO Sample Papers For Class 10 With Answer

NSO Sample Papers For Class 10

National Science Olympiad (NSO) is a premier competitive exam conducted every year by the Science Olympiad foundation (SOF), for students to expand their quest for science and develop a strong base for their higher classes. NSO helps the students to understand the concepts better and just not depend on rote-learning. Other than this, the exposure to a challenging exam like NSO, instills the confidence which beautifully shapes the student’s personality and future along with their thinking and problem-solving abilities.

SOF Olympiad Trainer aims to deliver every relevant study material to the student to facilitate a holistic approach for preparing for the exams. Class 10 NSO Sample Papers are available on the website of SOF Olympiad Trainer in PDF format which can be downloaded by the students. To Download the Sample Paper click here. 

Students, while preparing for NSO, should go through the Class 10 NSO Sample Papers. These sample papers are designed for students get a clear understanding of the exam preparedness and the questions to analyze the pattern and prepare accordingly.

Benefits of the NSO Sample Papers:

  • Students get an understanding of the main question paper.
  • 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 NSO class 10 exam has 3 sections having a total of 50 questions carrying 60 marks. The division of paper in sections is as explained below:

  • Logical Reasoning – This sections tests problem solving ability of the students by challenging their observing, identifying, comparing, classifying, inferring, predicting, quantitative reasoning, problem-solving, analytical-thinking abilities through Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.
  • Science – This section entails general science questions to test the conceptual knowledge among the candidates, based on topics of their Science syllabus.
  • Achiever’s section – The 5 questions of this sections are of higher weightage and tests the students with questions of high order thinking skills and judge their knack for science and its applications.

The NSO level 1 exam, consists of 60% of the questions from the current class syllabus and 40% of the questions from the previous class. The NSO level 2 questions are all from the current class syllabus. The questions in Achiever’s section are also asked from the same class’s syllabus. To view full syllabus,
click here.


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