CREST International Spell Bee Class 4 Sample Papers


Section 1

Variety of questions based on the following word list. Different format of questions are available here.

Education: academic, alphabet, competition, curriculum, dialogue, discipline, experience, information, instruction, internship, jingle, knowledge, literature, recipient, scholar, scholarship, training, tuition

Science and Technology: amphibian, animation, attraction, axis, biodiversity, biosphere, bookmark, compression, creature, cyberspace, deforestation, eclipse, ecology, ecosystem, environment, epicentre, equator, evolution, firewall, genetics, geology, gravity, interface, laboratory, malware, measure, muscle, ocean, planet, processor, radiation, renewable, resistor, resource, robotics, rotation, router, satellite, scientific, server, transpiration

Clothing: blanket, scarf, skirt, slacks, slippers, socks, stockings, suit, sweater, sweatshirt, trousers

Aquatic Life: dugong, grouper, haddock, halibut, herring, prawn, puffin, seagull, seal, waterweed

Occupation: actress, author, blacksmith, businessman, carpenter, coach, electrician, engineer, fisherman, goldsmith, hairdresser, judge, lawyer, mason, mechanic, narrator, peon, plumber, politician, reporter, scientist, sportsman, surgeon, trainer, wrestler

Sports: archery, baseball, challenge, gymnastics, rugby, skateboarding, swimming, volleyball, weightlifting, wrestling

Transport and Communication: conveyance, helicopter, motorcycle, railway, roadway, tablet, telephone

Abstract Nouns: courage, creativity, curiosity, delight, fearlessness, guilt, innocent, pleasure, pride, quietness, shame, sorrow, surprise

Prefix: auto(close, pilot, etc.), dis(obey, respect, etc.), fore(cast, head, etc.), im(port, possible, etc.) in(ability, definite, etc.), mid(life, way, etc.), mis(behave, fortune, understand, etc.), pre(cast, determine, etc.), re(build, call, discover, etc.), semi(automatic, circle, final, etc.), sub(marine, merge, etc.), un(aware, close, conscious, etc.), uni(directional, lateral, etc.)

Suffix (able, al, ance, ant, ence, est, ful, ial, ion, ish, ize, less, ly, st): agree(able), accident(al), origin(al), politic(al), accept(ance), perform(ance), account(ant), contest(ant), differ(ence), exist(ence), refer(ence), infer(ence), fast(est), high(est), low(est), delight(ful), financ(ial), part(ial), president(ial), prevent(ion), child(ish), general(ize), modern(ize), hope(less), hopeful(ly), natural(ly), pleasant(ly), adamant(ly), bad(ly), simple(st)

Adjectives: afraid, appropriate, attentive, awake, blind, brief, creative, cruel, delicious, efficient, entire, essential, extraordinary, fluent, gentle, giant, greedy, handsome, harsh, heroic, horrible, intelligent, invisible, naughty, peculiar, polite, queer, quiet, shabby, sharp, strange, timid

Adverbs: absolutely, accurately, adoringly, awkwardly, beneath, brutally, certainly, frequently, never, positively, previously, quickly, rapidly, smoothly, urgently, warmly, wishfully

Verbs: accept, accuse, agree, argue, believe, blame, breathe, buckle, chatter, chirp, communicate, congratulate, consider, crawl, debate, discuss, elope, exclaim, frighten, gasp, gather, gaze, gleam, graze, hail, irritate, obey, observe, quarrel, rescue, search, shatter, tickle, twirl, understand, verify, whisper

Synonyms: ability-capacity, cease-stop, firm-strong, gather-collect, giggle-laugh, honest-faithful, horrible-terrible, interesting-exciting, mistake-error, opportunity-chance, plenty-abundance, reject-deny, reward-prize, round-circular, sincere-honest, stable-fixed, unfortunate-unlucky, wonderful-amazing, wrong-incorrect

Antonyms: bitter-sweet, decline-accept, defend-harm, definite-indefinite, exterior-interior, fail-succeed, forever-never, fortunate-unfortunate, gloomy-cheerful, greedy-charitable, healthy-diseased, intentional-accidental, merry-serious, patient-agitated, polite-rude, relax-stress, strange-familiar, triumph-fail, ugly-beautiful

Compound Words: beehive, blackmail, brainstorm, briefcase, copyright, crossword, earthquake, farmhouse, farmyard, father-in-law, fingerprint, french fry, full moon, grasshopper, hillside, ice cream, moonlight, notebook, raincoat, real estate, thunderstorm, toothpaste, video game, waistcoat, wonderland

Words with Silent Letters: ballet, bridge, champagne, colleague, column, edge, foreign, grudge, guard, heir, island, knead, knit, knot, length, neighbour, often, receipt, strength, though, tongue, whistle, wrist

Words with Repeating Letters: across, better, bitter, butter, button, clatter, different, difficult, gossip, hurry, illicit, lagoon, loot, mammal, merry, messy, offend, possible, pretty, programme, saddle, seepage, spree, success, summary, syllabus, tariff

Masculine and Feminine: bachelor-maid, bridegroom-bride, dog-bitch, drake-duck, drone-bee, duke-duchess, emperor-empress, heir-heiress, hero-heroine, horse-mare, host-hostess, master-mistress, nephew-niece, poet-poetess, policeman-policewoman, priest-priestess, widower-widow, wizard-witch

Evil Words (Words likely to be spelt incorrectly): accommodation, address, admittance, always, ancestor, anxiety, aquarium, bachelor, beginning, committee, computer, cotton, disappoint, necessary, patient, plentiful, safety, separate, trespass, triumph, village

Section 2

It's a Rapid Fire section wherein students would be required to listen to audio and write the spelling of the word

This section will be based on the above-given word list.

Note: The given word list is tentative. The final list will be updated by 29th February 2020. Upto 20% of the questions may have words outside of the above list. For any improvements or suggestions, do write to us at

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