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, Fa├žade, 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 word that will fit in one of the blanks:

According to the dictionary, when you develop photographs you ______ film which has been used to ______ photographs with chemicals so that the pictures can be ________.

Q.2

Which of the following words rhymes with cough?

Q.3

Choose the right combination to make a meaningful word:

1. ed 2. renew 3. able 4. measure 5. al 6. human 7. ity

Q.4

Choose the incorrectly spelt word:

Q.5

Find out the number of correctly spelt words in the given set of words and multiply the answer by 2:

emolient, pretentious, clostrophobia, incridulous, numismatist, fraudulent

Q.6

Choose the correct option:

Per annum comes from _______ and it means ________.

1. German
2. Latin
3. Italian
4. Spanish
5. for each year
6. to each person
7. of each house
8. by each leader

Q.7

Choose the correct option for the blanks:

The four-________ dinner was appreciated by all the guests.
My cousin is thinking of doing a _________ in architecture.

Q.8

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

i, a, e

Q.9

In which option are the given words arranged in alphabetical order?

1. jetty 2. jargon 3. jeopardy 4. jaundice

Q.10

Choose the option in which the letters cannot be rearranged to form a meaningful word:

Your Score: 0/10


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Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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

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