SOF's IEO for grade 8 is a renowned English Olympiad. It is conducted in two levels. Only top 5% students from level 1 qualify for level 2.
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Syllabus and pattern for IEO grade 8 exam:
Total number of questions: 50
Total marks: 60
Synonyms, Antonyms, Analogies and Spellings, Collocations, Phrasal Verbs, Idioms or Proverbs, Homonyms and Homophones, One word, Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Adverbs, Adjectives, Articles, Prepositions, Prepositional Phrases, Participle Phrases, Conjunctions, Determiners, Jumbled Words and Punctuations, Tenses, Voices and Narrations, Question Tags, etc. Words related to leisure, Household items/issues, Social causes, Outdoor locations and activities, etc.
Search for and retrieve information from various text types like News reports, Blurb, Dictionaries, etc., Understand information presented in instruction manual format, Message format and others. Acquire broad understanding of and look for specific information in longer texts like Editorials, Essays, etc.
Ability to understand situation-based variations in functions like requesting, Giving information, Expressing surprise, Pronunciation etc.
Pattern: There are 50 questions. Each question carries 1 mark except for the last 5 questions. Last 5 questions are achiever's section questions and carry 3 marks each.