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IEO English Olympiad 2015 Previous Year Question Paper for Class 5

Last updated date: 24th Jul 2024
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SOF IEO Class 5 Question Paper For The Year 2015: Free PDF Download

We have provided the SOF IEO previous year's question papers for Class 5 in PDF format. SOF IEO question papers are available for the year 2015 on this page. Practising these questions repeatedly enhances students' confidence, and thus they can score better marks in the exam.

Once students solve the given question paper, they can evaluate their answer sheet by comparing it with the expert-curated solution in the pdf. This will help them know how to write the answers during exams better. 

Furthermore, they will be able to identify their mistakes and weak areas. Working on weaker topics will help them improve their performance in the SOF IEO exam.

IEO Sample Papers for Class 5

SOF IEO Important Dates 2022

SOF will conduct the IEO English Olympiad exam on three dates. A school may select one date to conduct the SOF IEO at its convenience.

Date 1:  26th September 2023

Date 2: 12th October 2023

Date 3: 2nd November 2023

SOF IEO Syllabus 2023 For Class 5 

Total Questions: 50                                                                                  Total Time: 1 Hour

Section – 1: Spellings, Collocations, Idioms, Homonyms and homophones, Synonyms, Antonyms, Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs and Phrasal Verbs, Adverbs, Adjectives, Articles, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Punctuation, Tenses, Active-Passive Voice and Reported Speech, etc.

Section – 2: Search for and retrieve information from various text types like News headlines, Messages, Letters,  etc.

Understand information given in News reports, timetables, Messages, etc.

Look for specific information in short texts like messages, menu card dialogues, etc.

Section – 3: Ability to understand situation-based variations in functions like Requests, Refusals, Apologies, etc.

Section – 4: Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Sections 1, 2, and 3.

SOF IEO Exam Pattern 2023 For Class 5 to 12


No. of Questions


Total Marks

Section – 1: Word and Structure Knowledge




Section – 2: Reading

Section – 3: Spoken and Written Expression

Section – 4: Achievers Section




Grand Total



Benefits of Solving SOF IEO 2015 Question Paper For Class 5

  1. Solving SOF IEO's previous year's question paper helps students understand the type of questions that can be asked from a topic in the IEO 2023 exam. A detailed analysis of the previous year's question papers will also help students to know essential topics from which questions can likely be asked in the IEO exams.

  2. Solving SOF IEO's previous year's question paper will help students to work better on time management, speed, and accuracy.

  3. Solving SOF IEO's previous year's question paper will also help students analyse their preparation level. Students are suggested to spend some time analysing the results once they solve all the questions in the pdf. It is because this helps them strengthen their weaker areas and thus improve their performance on the exam day.

  4. Students are suggested to solve the previous year's question paper after completing at least 60-70% of the syllabus. This helps them solve the paper with ease.

Last Minute SOF IEO Exam Preparation Tips 

Here are some of the SOF IEO exam last-minute preparation tips for students to score well in the exams.

  • Students are advised to practise sample papers, previous year question papers, etc. as much as possible.

  • Students are advised to solve sample questions and the previous year's question paper in stipulated time duration, as this helps them to improve their time management skills.

  • Students are suggested not to start a new topic or to refer to a new book one or two days before the exam. Instead, give sufficient time to revise the topics that have already been studied.

  • Students are advised to take complete care of their mental and physical health.

  • Students are advised to make short notes that help them revise the complete syllabus a few hours before the exam. 

This was the complete discussion on SOF IEO 2015 Question Paper for Class 5. Hope the students found the information given in this article beneficial for their studies. Stay tuned with Vedantu to get other latest updates on SOF olympiad 2023 exams.

FAQs on IEO English Olympiad 2015 Previous Year Question Paper for Class 5

1. How does Vedantu assist Class 5 students to prepare for the IEO exam?

Ans: Vedantu offers lots of facilities to help Class 5 students with their International English Olympiad exam preparation. Students can avail these facilities for free. At Vedantu, the free content available for IEO exam preparation includes preparation materials like online video lectures, previous years' question papers, olympiad workbooks, sample papers, mock tests, etc. All this stuff is available in PDF format for downloading. Students can carry these study materials wherever they want. This prevents them from carrying an extra load of books to their school or tuition.

2. Why should Class 5 students appear for the IEO exam?

Ans: The International English Olympiad is conducted by the SOF every year for school students. It is an English grammar and language competitive exam that helps students to judge themselves based on their English knowledge. Through this exam, students get an opportunity to compete with each other at school, city, zonal, national and international levels. For the IEO exam, the Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) supports those students who can become excellent English professionals and help people to learn and understand this language. Moreover, students also receive cash rewards and appreciation goodies if they have secured a top rank.

3. How to apply for the IEO exam?

Ans: To apply for the IEO exam, students have to follow the given two ways. 

  • Through school

  1. Schools registered with the SOF can get the prospectus after submitting IEO registration forms and application fees. 

  2. Students can directly contact the school for registration. 

  • Individual Registration

  1. Students have to visit the official website of SOF. 

  2. They will see an option of "Online registration for students and schools" on the homepage. 

  3. Visit the registration page followed by clicking on the "read more" option. 

  4. Click on the "Student Registration" option to visit the registration form. 

  5. Enter student details and school details in the form. 

  6. Submit the form followed by previewing the application. 

4. What student details are required to individually apply for the IEO exam? 

Ans: The hall ticket for the SOF IEO Olympiad is available on the official website of the Olympiad foundation and sent to schools. To appear for the exam, a hall ticket is a must.

Here are the details that need to be filled in the IEO school details column. 

  1. School name

  2. School code (if the school is not registered to the foundation, students can provide the code as AB9999)

  3. School address

  4. Pin code

  5. School phone number

  6. School email id

  7. Principal name

  8. City, state and country

Information to be filled in the student details section

  1. Student name

  2. Gender

  3. Class and section

  4. Student email id and mobile number

5. From where can students get past years' SOF IEO question papers?

Students can also download SOF IEO question papers of previous years from Vedantu’s official website or by downloading Vedantu App.