CREST International Spell Bee - Winter Class 8 Sample Papers

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Syllabus:

Section 1

There are a variety of questions based on the following word list and about 70%-80% of questions will come from this list. Different format of questions are available here. The words are alphabetically arranged.

Abbreviation, aberration, abhor, ablution, abominable, aboriginal, abrasive, abstract, abyss, accentuated, accession, accomplice, acquaint, acquaintance, acrophobia, actuator, adept, advantageous, affliction, affluent, agitation, aglow, agoraphobia, albatross, aldehyde, allopathy, aloofness, ambiguous, amid, ancestry, announce, anthropology, antipathy, antiquated, apathetic, appropriation, arachnophobia, arbitrate, archaic, archive, arsenal, artifice, asafoetida, assassination, astounding, astraphobia, astute, atrophy, audacious, avarice, Behemoth, belligerent, benign, beryllium, betrayal, bicentennial., billionaire, bondage, boomerang, bougainvillea, brutal, bulldoze, buoyant, Calligraphy, callous, calumny, canny, canvass, captivating, carfare, caricature, cassowary, caucus, chassis, chastise, chemotherapy, choirboy, chronic, circumscribe, circumvent, claustrophobia, clergy, coherent, coiffure, collage, collision, colossal, combustion, commemorate, commend, commensurate, complementary, complimentary, composed, composure, comrade, conceited, concentric, conceptually, concurring, condemn, condemnable, confederation, confound, conjecture, conjoint, connoisseur, conscientious, conscription, conservative, conserve, console, constellation, constituent, construe, contemporary, contender, contravene, controversy, conundrum, conventional, convergent, convulsion, corroborate, corrugate, cowardice, cranky, croquette, crucifixion, culmination, culpable, Dainty, daunted, dawdle, dazzling, debonair, debutant, decommission, dejection, delectable, demagogue, dementia, demolish, dermis, descendant, deserving, despicable, detective, detrimental, devastate, deviate, devotion, dexterous, dialectologist, didactic, dilapidated, diminutive, discerning, disciple, discordant, disgruntled, disinherit, dissipate, distant, distinguish, disyllabic, diurnal, divergent, divert, docile, doctrine, doomed, downsize, draught, dreary, ductile, Eccentric, economical, egregious, elicit, eligibility, eloquence, emancipate, emollient, endearing, enduring, enervate, enervating, enlightened, enophile, entomologist, enunciate, envisage, ephemeral, equilibrium, estuary, euthanasia, eventful, excruciating, exhilarating, expatriate, expository, exterminate, Façade, facet, facetious, factoid, famished, felicity, fervent, fidelity, flavonoids, fluctuate, forebode, forgiving, forsake, fraudulent, frivolous, fructose, fulminate, futuristic, Garrulous, gauche, georgette, geranium, gingerly, glamorous, gratuity, grenadier, Haemorrhage, hallucination, haste, heinous, heist, hermitage, hiss, homoeopathy, hydrophobia, hypochondria, hypotenuse, hypothalamus, hysterical, Idiolect, illogical, illumine, imagery, imitation, immaculate, impeccable, imperious, impertinent, impetus, implacable, impotent, impromptu, inchoate, indict, indignation, indispensable, inedible, ingenious, insomnia, intentional, interlocutor, intermittent, intonation, intransigent, invalidate, invigorating, irrevocable, isolation, Jeopardize, jewfish, jinx, Lacklustre, landlubber, lanky, lavish, lecherous, legalistic, legendry, leguminous, leucotomy, leukaemia, limnologist, linchpin, linguist, liquorice, loathsome, lowbrow, lucrative, ludicrous, lumber, lustrous, Malicious, malignity, malodorous, maniac, manoeuvre, marsupial, megalomania, megawatt, menacing, metalloid, meteoroid, mileage, millennium, misogynist, misquote, moderation, moist, monumental, muesli, Nasturtium, nebulous, negligence, negligent, nemesis, neophyte, nigella, nimble, nonchalant, nougat, numismatist, Obituary, obscure, occurrence, odour, oesophagus, offbeat, offshoot, onerous, originate, ornithologist, ostentatious, outrageous, Padre, palliate, paradigm, parched, parlance, parole, patronize, pedlar, penurious, perplex, perseverance, perspicuous, persuasive, pertain, phenomenon, philanthropist, philatelist, philistine, philologist, philosopher, phosphoric, physiognomy, plagiarized, plummet, poise, populace, porpoise, portcullis, portfolio, portmanteau, posterity, posthumously, postnuptial, potamologist, poultice, practical, precipitate, precursor, predicament, preponderance, preposterous, pretext, probability, proficient, progeny, prognosis, promptness, propaganda, prosecution, prosper, protocol, pulverized, pursy, Quaking, quibble, Rancour, ravenous, ravine, rebuff, recede, recompose, recondite, recuperate, recurrent, rehabilitation, reinstate, rejuvenate, relent, remoteness, renegade, renounce, renovate, repercussion, reprehensible, reprieve, repugnant, repulsive, requisition, residue, resilient, respectable, resplendent, resuscitation, retardation, retribution, revelation, reverberate, revere, reverie, revulsion, rhetoric, rhombus, rival, ruffian, Sabotage, sacrilege, salubrious, sanctimonious, sangfroid, sanguine, sauntering, scabbard, scholarly, scullery, segregation, senile, sensible, serendipity, Sherpa, shirk, shuck, shudder, shun, silhouette, simulate, simulator, simulcast, sinuate, skedaddle, skilful, skulduggery, sleazebag, sleuthing, slingbacks, sloganeering, sluggish, smithereens, smokestack, snivelling, snorkelling, soapsuds, sobriquet, solicit, somersault, sophisticated, soppy, sparse, spectre, spendthrift, spontaneous, spurious, spurn, squadron, stagger, stalemate, stalwart, steak, stellar, stenographer, stoic, strand, strident, stunted, stupendous, subjective, subjugate, submissive, subterfuge, succumb, sumptuous, supernatural, surreptitious, surveillance, susceptible, sycophantic, symmetrical, symphony, symptom, syndrome, Tandem, technophile, technophobe, teetotaller, telepathy, temperament, tenacious, tessellate, tetrahedron, therapeutic, thesaurus, thesis, thingamabob, thistledown, thrift, thumbscrew, thumping, tiddlywink, timidity, tormentor, towering, treachery, tremendous, trepidation, trespassers, trigonometry, tryst, turbulence, turbulent, turncoat, tussle, tutelage, Ubiquitous, uncivilized, undertake, unerringly, unguent, unlettered, unobtrusive, unpretentious, unrelenting, untoward, upbraid, uprising, urbane, Valiant, valuation, vengeance, verbiage, verbosity, verily, vestibule, vestige, veteran, vibrant, virile, virulent, voracity, Wanderlust, warble, watchful, waver, weariness, willowy, winsome, wiry, witless, witticism, woodlouse, wrangle, wreak, writhe, Xenophobia, Zealot, zeppelin

Section 2

It's a Get, Set, Spell! section wherein students would be required to listen to audio and write the spellings of the word asked. The accent used in the audio files is Indian.
This section will be based on the above-given word list.

Upto 20%-30% of the questions may have words outside of the above list. For any improvements or suggestions, do write to us at info@crestolympiads.com.

Please note that the dictionary which will be used for reference is Oxford Learner's Dictionary. This will be w.r.t. spellings & meanings. In case, if the word is not found in this dictionary, then it is assumed that this word does not exist.

Q.1 Q.2 Q.3 Q.4 Q.5 Q.6 Q.7 Q.8 Q.9 Q.10

Q.1

Choose the incorrectly spelt word:

Q.2

Word to spell from the given sentence - last-word

The-effects-of-

Q.3

Choose the correct option for the blanks:

If you are going to use quotations from their books, make sure you ______ the sources.
He visited the construction _______ late at night.

Q.4

Choose the right combination to form a meaningful word for the blank:

__________ means causing a feeling of extreme fear.

1. Spine
2. Toe
3. Blood
4. curling
5. curdling
6. chilling

Q.5

Choose the meaning of the word that will be formed by adding ‘e’ and ‘i' to one of the following:

1. te__tot__ller
2. t__chnoph__be
3. t__chnoph__le
4. t__l__pathy

Q.6

Choose the meaning of the word that will be formed by adding ‘l’ and ‘m' to one of the following:

1. sta __ __art
2. sta__ ac__ite
3. sta__e__older
4. sta__e__ate

Q.7

Choose the incorrectly spelt word:

Q.8

How many meaningful words can you make by adding an 'e' to the following (without changing the order of the letters)?

wrtched, wrst, reverbrate, proficint, invigrating, valant

Q.9

What is the meaning of the word that can be formed from the given letters?

cactseit

Q.10

Choose the option in which the following letters will fit in the given order:

i, a, e

Your Score: 0/10


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Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:

Q.1bQ.2benignQ.3dQ.4dQ.5cQ.6dQ.7dQ.8cQ.9aQ.10b

Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:

Q.1 : b | Q.2 : benign | Q.3 : d | Q.4 : d | Q.5 : c | Q.6 : d | Q.7 : d | Q.8 : c | Q.9 : a | Q.10 : b

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