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Crest English Olympiad Syllabus 2022

The CREST English Olympiad (CEO) is an online international competitive exam for students in the Prep/KG and 1-10 classes. There will be only one level for students of the Prep/KG and 1-2 grades. But for classes 3 to 10, the CEO exam will be conducted under two levels.

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CREST English Olympiad Exam Pattern

CREST English Olympiad is conducted for students of classes 1 to 10 and for Prep/KG classes. The total marks for Prep/KG is 30 marks, whereas for classes 1 to 4 total marks offered are 45 marks and for classes 5 to 10, the total marks offered are 60 marks.

Here are the highlights of the English Olympiad conducted by CREST Olympiads.

CREST English Olympiad Syllabus Highlights
Particulars Details
Syllabus CBSE, ICSE/ISC, and other state board syllabus
Question type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s)
Registration fees
  • For students of class Prep/KG, the exam fee for each subject is Rs. 180
  • For classes 1-10, the exam fee for each subject is Rs. 225
Exam duration
  • For students of class Prep/KG: 45 Minutes
  • For classes 1-10: 1 Hour
Mode of examination Online
No. of questions
  • Prep/KG: 25 Questions
  • Class 1-4: 35 Questions
  • Class 5-10: 50 Questions
Marking scheme
  • English Language Section: 1 Mark for each Correct Answer
  • Achiever Section: 2 Marks for each

Given below is the examination pattern of CEO for all classes.

CREST English Olympiad Exam Pattern
Class Topic/ Section No. of Questions Marks per Question Total Marks Total Time(in minutes)
Prep/KG English Language 20 1 20 -
Achievers Section 5 2 10 -
Grand Total 25 - 30 45
1st to 4th English Language 25 1 25 -
Achievers Section 10 2 20 -
Grand Total 35 - 45 60
5th to 10th English Language 40 1 40 -
Achievers Section 10 2 20 -
Grand Total 50 - 60 60

CREST English Olympiad Syllabus

CBSE, ICSE/ISC, and other state board syllabus are followed for preparing the CEO test papers. The medium of the exam is English.

Detailed CREST English Olympiad syllabus for classes Prep/KG to class 10 are as follows.

CEO Class Prep/KG Syllabus

The syllabus covered in CREST English Olympiad sections 1 and 2 for class prep/KG is as follows.

Section 1:

  • Letters (Aa - Zz) (capital & small letters, after/before/in-between/missing letters, and objects/cartoon characters starting with letters)
  • Ford formation (up to 4-letter words, rhyming words, vowels, and consonants)
  • Strokes (lines and curves)
  • grammar basics (article a/an, basic adjectives, and preposition (in, on, out, under, etc.))
  • Word meanings (synonyms, opposites, gender, people & professions, and singular-plural)

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

CEO Class 1 Syllabus

The syllabus covered in CREST English Olympiad sections 1 and 2 for class 1 is as follows.

Section 1:

  • Jumbled letters
  • Words: their meanings and opposites
  • Identify the word from the picture.
  • Making a word
  • Feminine and masculine
  • One and many
  • Word pairs
  • Odd one out
  • Animals: their babies, sounds, and groups
  • Nouns
  • Verbs
  • Articles
  • Comprehension (prose and poetry)

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

CEO Class 2 Syllabus

The syllabus covered in CREST English Olympiad sections 1 and 2 for class 2 is as follows.

Section 1:

  • Collocations
  • Spellings
  • Words related to animals and their sounds
  • Clothes
  • Body parts
  • Basic emotions
  • Food
  • Identify the pronouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, articles, prepositions, simple tenses, conjunctions, and punctuation.
  • Contractions
  • Word order
  • Punctuation
  • Simple tenses
  • Information retrieval from various text types like stories, short dialogues, messages, and invitations
  • Spoken and verbal expressions like thanking, greeting, permission, and introduction.

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

CEO Class 3 Syllabus

The syllabus covered in CREST English Olympiad sections 1 and 2 for class 3 is as follows.

Section 1:

  • Word power
  • Homophones
  • Collocations
  • Spellings
  • Words related to animals
  • Household things
  • Clothes
  • Basic emotions
  • Food
  • Animals and pets
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Gender
  • Number
  • Proverbs
  • One Word
  • Nouns
  • Identify the pronouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, articles, prepositions, simple tenses, conjunctions, and punctuation.
  • Questions related to information retrieval from various text/image types like stories, anecdotes, pictures, timetable format, messages, and invitations.
  • Questions related to spoken and verbal expressions like an apology, greeting, introduction, and request.

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

CEO Class 4 Syllabus

The syllabus covered in CREST English Olympiad sections 1 and 2 for class 4 is as follows.

Section 1:

  • Collocations
  • Spellings
  • Words related to animals
  • Household things
  • Clothes
  • Basic emotions
  • Food
  • Animals
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Identify the nouns, pronouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, articles, prepositions, simple tenses, conjunctions, and punctuation.
  • Tenses
  • Punctuations and jumbled words
  • Questions related to information retrieval from various text and image types like stories, anecdotes, pictures, timetable format, messages, and invitations.
  • Questions related to spoken and verbal expressions like an apology, greetings, introduction, and request.

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

CEO Class 5 Syllabus

The syllabus covered in CREST English Olympiad sections 1 and 2 for class 5 is as follows.

Section 1:

  • Spellings
  • Collocations
  • Idioms
  • Homonyms and homophones
  • Words related to feelings
  • Travel
  • Food
  • Health
  • Appearance
  • Character
  • Identify the nouns, pronouns, verbs, and phrasal verbs.
  • Identify adjectives, articles, prepositions, simple tenses, conjunctions, and punctuation.
  • Tenses
  • Active-passive voice and reported speech
  • Search for and retrieve information from various text types like news headlines, messages, and letters.
  • Understand information given in News reports, timetables, and messages.
  • Acquire a broad understanding of and look for specific information in short texts like messages, menu cards, and dialogues.
  • Questions based on social-based functions like requests, refusals, apologies, and the use of conjunctions

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

CEO Class 6 Syllabus

The syllabus covered in CREST English Olympiad sections 1 and 2 for class 6 is as follows.

Section 1:

  • Identify the pronouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, articles, prepositions, simple tenses, conjunctions, and punctuation.
  • Jumbled words
  • Tenses
  • Voices
  • Narration
  • Spellings
  • Collocations
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Idioms
  • Words related to everyday problems
  • Relationships
  • Health and medicine
  • Travel
  • Questions related to information retrieval from various text and image types like brochures, formal & informal letters, itinerary, short narratives, timetables, news stories, diary entries, poster making, messages, etc.
  • Questions related to spoken and written expressions like agreement & disagreement, requests, refusals, apologies, etc.

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

CEO Class 7 Syllabus

The syllabus covered in CREST English Olympiad sections 1 and 2 for class 7 is as follows.

Section 1:

  • Spellings
  • Collocations
  • Identify the words related to travel, locations, activities, homonyms & homophones, etc.
  • Synonyms, antonyms, analogies, and spellings
  • One word
  • Phrasal verbs and idioms
  • Modals
  • Word order
  • Identify the pronouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, articles, prepositions, simple tenses, conjunctions, and punctuation.
  • Tenses, voices, and narration
  • Questions related to information retrieval from news stories, brochures, formal & informal letters, advertisements, brochures, itineraries, short narratives, biographies, notices, messages, etc.
  • Questions related to spoken and written expressions like requesting & refusing, apologies & stating of preferences, expression of intent, etc.

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

CEO Class 8 Syllabus

The syllabus covered in CREST English Olympiad sections 1 and 2 for class 8 is as follows.

Section 1:

  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Analogies and spellings
  • Collocations
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Idioms or proverbs
  • Homonyms and homophones
  • One word
  • Identify the pronouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, articles, prepositions, simple tenses, conjunctions, punctuation, prepositional phrases, and participle phrases.
  • Determiners
  • Jumbled words
  • Punctuations
  • Tenses
  • Voices and narrations
  • Question tags
  • Identify the words related to leisure, social causes, outdoor locations, and activities.
  • Questions related to information retrieval from news reports, blurb, dictionaries, instruction manual format, messages, editorials, and essays.
  • Questions related to spoken and written expressions like requesting, giving information, expressing surprise, and pronunciation

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

CEO Class 9 Syllabus

The syllabus covered in CREST English Olympiad sections 1 and 2 for class 9 is as follows.

Section 1:

  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Analogies
  • Spellings
  • One word
  • Word order
  • Identify the pronouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, articles, prepositions, simple tenses, conjunctions, and punctuation.
  • Jumbled words
  • Voices
  • Concord
  • Question forms
  • Tenses
  • Conditionals
  • Modals
  • Reported speech
  • Collocations
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Idioms
  • Homonyms and homophones
  • Identify the words related to a social cause, travel, and workplace.
  • Questions related to information retrieval from various text types like flyers, classifieds, dictionaries, instruction manuals, messages, editorials, and essays.
  • Questions related to spoken and written expressions like giving advice, stating preferences, discussing probability, and making offers.

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

CEO Class 10 Syllabus

The syllabus covered in CREST English Olympiad sections 1 and 2 for class 10 is as follows.

Section 1:

  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Analogies
  • Spellings
  • One word
  • Word order
  • Identify the pronouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, articles, prepositions, simple tenses, conjunctions, and punctuation.
  • Voices
  • Narration
  • Concord
  • Question forms
  • Tenses
  • Conditionals
  • Modals
  • Collocations
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Idioms
  • Homonyms and homophones
  • Identify the words related to weather, countries, language & people, and global problems.
  • Questions related to information retrieval from various text types like encyclopedias and dictionaries
  • Understand information presented in instruction manual format, message format, and others
  • Comprehension based on editorials, essays, and advanced texts
  • Questions related to spoken and written expressions like giving/accepting compliments, agreeing, disagreeing, requesting, seeking information, and pronunciation.

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

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