National Science Olympiad (NSO) is a premier competitive exam conducted annually by the Science Olympiad foundation (SOF) for students to gain a knack for science and develop a strong base for their higher classes. NSO helps in grooming the students for future competitive exams by improving 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 5 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 Papers click here.
Students, before preparing for NSO should go through the Class 5 NSO Sample Papers. These sample papers are designed for students to get a hang of the exam preparedness required, the type of questions and 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.
The NSO class 5 exam consists of 3 sections, having a total of 50 questions, carrying 60 marks. The breakup is explained below:
Logical Reasoning – This sections tests problem solving ability of the students by challenging their analytical and thinking abilities.
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 syllabus of NSO level-1 exam consists of questions with 60% syllabus of the current class and 40% syllabus of the previous class. The questions in level-2 exam come from the current class only. Similarly, the achiever’s section has questions from the current class only. To view full syllabus, click here.