CREST International Spell Bee - Summer Class 3 Previous Year Papers

CREST International Spell Bee - Summer Previous Year Paper PDF for Class 3:


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Syllabus:

Level 1: For Level 1, about 80% of questions will come from the word list below.
Level 2: If you reach Level 2, then we believe that you are really good with your spellings. Hence, we are not providing any word list for the Level 2 exam. We would love to see you compete with your peers across India and abroad, and give a brilliant performance.

Section 1: Spell Bee Competition Words for Class 3

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

Environment: creature, forest, habitat, herd, insect, plateau, pollution, radish, region, stream, structure, thunder, turnip, vegetable

Transport and Communication: adapter, cruise, desktop, dumper, ferry, helicopter, journey, keyboard, laptop, mobile, monitor, railway, ship, steamer, vehicle

Body: activity, muscle, waist

Sports: badminton, baseball, basketball, bowling, boxing, cricket, hockey, karate, tennis

Emotions/Requests/Apology/Greetings: angry, contempt, contentment, crying, disgust, excitement, fear, happiness, joy, sadness, surprise, trust

Quantity: fortnight, hundred, plenty, thousand, twelve, various

Masculine and Feminine: actor-actress, author-authoress, brother-sister, bull-cow, father-mother, gander-goose, gentleman-lady, god-goddess, grandfather-grandmother, hunter-huntress, husband-wife, king-queen, landlord-landlady, lion-lioness, peacock-peahen, prince-princess, son-daughter, tiger-tigress, uncle-aunt, waiter-waitress

Prefix: co(exist, pilot, etc.), dis(honest, like, etc.), en(large, case, etc.), in(ability, active, etc.), non(sense, etc.), pre(paid, view, etc.), re(discover, do, etc.), sub(title, etc.), tele(vision, etc.), tri(angle, etc.), un(friendly, happy, etc.)

Suffix (age, ed, ied, ful, ly): break(age), cover(age), marr(age), percent(age), post(age), laugh(ed), talk(ed), walk(ed), carr(ied), hurr(ied), stud(ied), worr(ied), cheer(ful), harm(ful), thank(ful), play(ful), brave(ly), kind(ly), lone(ly), love(ly), slow(ly)

Adjectives: active, actual, afraid, ancient, angry, annoyed, annual, attractive, average, bold, boring, brilliant, bushy, certain, childish, clever, comfortable, continuous, courage, coward, creeping, creeping, curly, decorative, delicate, destructive, difficult, disgusted, distant, domestic, elegant, energetic, enormous, entire, expert, fairness, fatal, fierce, foolish, fortunate, funny, funny, gloomy, gradual, gross, harmful, harsh, heavy, heavy, important, impossible, intelligent, interesting, lean, lively, loose, lovely, loyal, magnificent, magnificent, married, merry, mighty, mischievous, nice, opposite, personal, playful, plump, precious, pretty, primary, quick, rare, realistic, responsible, retro, ribbed , sensitive, separate, shiny, silent, silly, slippery, sorry, square, stale, stormy, suitable, suitable, swift, thick, thirsty, thirsty, tired, toothless, unable, unhappy, whole, worried, worst, wrong, young

Adverbs: angrily, beautifully, carefully, cheerfully, completely, correctly, definitely, entirely, extremely, fearfully, happily, heavily, lazily, lifelessly, opposite, perhaps, proudly, silently, smoothly, suddenly, surely, totally

Verbs: absorb, accuse, ache, acquire, admire, admit, adopt, advise, afford, amuse, annoy, appeal, appear, approach, arrange, arrange, attract, avoid, believe, belong, blame, blink, bore, borrow, bother, bounce, burrow, calculate, capture, carve, celebrate, chase, climb, cling, collect, confess, confuse, congratulate, consider, consist, contain, convince, crawl, damage, decay, decide, defend, digest, disappear, discuss, disdain, divide, drive, enable, enlarge, escape, examine, excite, execute, expand, explode, explore, finish, flare, forgive, frighten, frown, frown, frustrate, glide, grasp, guess, happen, happen, harm, haul, hurt, identify, imitate, improve, intend, laugh, launch, leave, listen, locate, lose, mumble, observe, perform, plunder, pounce, predict, prevent, quarrel, raised, recall, receive, rely, require, require, reside, reverse, revive, scatter, scold, scream, scrub, separate, shake, shrink, sleep, smile, spoil, spoil, squat, squeeze, stretch, struggle, struggle, suppose, throw, torture, touch, treat, twist, unite, untie, wander, whisper, wink, wonder, wriggle

Synonyms: accuse-blame, advantage-benefit, alike-same, ancient-old, annoy-irritate, ask-enquire, bliss- ecstasy, buy-purchase, childish-silly, courage- bravery, garbage-trash, gigantic- huge, glitter-shiny, harsh-cruel, interesting-exciting, junk-rubbish, loyal-faithful, perfect-ideal, precious-valuable, quarrel-fight, rich-wealthy, smelly-stinking, tiny-small,

Antonyms: accuse-defend, artificial - natural, attractive - repulsive, bother-calm, broad - narrow, care- neglect, cheap- expensive, confess-deny, dawn-dusk, delicate-hard, flutter-steady, foolish-wise, fresh- stale, funny-boring, glory- shame, interesting-boring, kind-cruel, mighty-delicate, misery-happiness, prevent-allow, save- spend, scold-praise, spend-save, store- discard, tiny-big, upset-joyful,

Compound Words: aeroplane, afternoon, airport, anyway, backbone, backside, backward, blackboard, bookshelf, bookstore, bookstore, bookworm, bookworm, breakfast, campfire, candlestick, cardboard, caveman, daydream, downward, earthquake, everything, eyeball, forearm, forehead, foreword, foreword, freedom, haircut, handmade, handsome, headache, highlight, household, keyboard, keyhole, lifetime, mailbox, mailbox, marigold, moonlight, newspaper, newspaper, outcome, passport, playground, popcorn, railroad, suitcase, sunflower, sunglasses, supermarket, textbook, therefore, toothpaste, underground, uplift, upstairs, upstream, weekend, weekend, whatever

Words with Silent Letters: acquit, autumn, breathe, business, column, communication, debt, doubt, freight, high, honest, hour, knead, knife, knock, know, patient, sigh, sign, stretch, Wednesday, whistle

Double Letter Words: beer, beetle, between, cabbage, cobbler, cooking, crook, cucumber, difference, expression, feed, fellow, freeze, hobby, hood, hooked, indeed, jeep, looked, loose, passenger, pebble, puppet, room, rooster, shallow, sleeve, smooth, street, sweep, tooth, valley, volunteer, wedding, wood, woollen

Plurals: Simply by adding 's' (e.g. pencil-pencils, apple-apples, parrot-parrots, etc.), Adding 'es' to words ending in 'ch' (e.g. batch-batches, church-churches, speech-speeches, etc.), Adding 'es' to words ending in 's', 'ss', 'x' or 'sh' (e.g. bush-bushes, glass-glasses, box-boxes, wish-wishes, etc.), Adding 's' to words ending in 'y' with a vowel before (e.g. turkey-turkeys, chimney-chimneys, etc.), Replacing 'y' with 'ies' for words ending in 'y' with a consonant before (e.g. city-cities, diary-diaries, etc.), Substituting/adding letters (e.g. loaf-loaves, goose-geese, etc.)

Evil Words (Words likely to be spelt incorrectly): adventure, brownie, building, costume, diagram, dramatist, envelope, feather, feature, gardener, gesture, graduate, librarian, magazine, manual, nursery, phrase, rhythm, scout, shepherd, straight, treasure, triumph

Nouns: ability, action, adapt, address, adopt, advantage, advice, ambition, anecdote, anklet, anthem, appearance, appoint, appointment, artist, athlete, attention, attitude, average, bacteria, balloon, banjo, barrier, beauty, belly, blazer, blood, border, brace, brain, bribe, bridge, brief, brush, buckle, burrow, button, cable, canal, candidate, cardigan, category, celebration, challenge, champion, championship, channel, cheek, chill, circus, cleanser, climate, clock, clothing, coast, continent, costume, cottage, crayon, crew, crown, custom, daughter, dawn, device, diagram, diamond, dimple, dinner, disease, distrust, dollar, dose, dreaming, drummer, dusk, electricity, engine, eyelash, failure, fastener, flaw, fleece, gardener, gasp, globe, grace, greasy, grin, habit, health, height, individual, jewel, journey, jury, kitchen, knot, ladder, leather, library, limit, loss, machine, manager, marigold, marsh, memorial, method, milkmaid, misery, moisture, narrative, nation, necktie, negro, noise, nursery, opponent, outfit, palace, pause, peace, pearl, picnic, picture, piece, pottery, predator, process, record, recreation, remark, resident, respect, risk, scratch, signal, solution, spinster, stadium, stairs, statue, straight, straightener, strand, string, suit, sunshine, survey, swiftness, symbol, talent, theory, thrill, tragedy, trait, treasure, trouble, trumpet, ulcer, vision, voice, volunteer, wisdom, witch, wizard, wrinkle, wrist

Miscellaneous: against, almost, hundred, neither, really, somewhere, still, together, until

Section 2

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

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

Note: The syllabus will also include Word List from Classes 1-2. Upto 20% of the questions may have words outside of the above list. For any improvements or suggestions, do write to us at info@crestolympiads.com.

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

Q.1

Form a meaningful word from the given jumbled letters:

eziitrcic

Q.2

Choose the word with incorrect spelling:

Q.3

Insert the correct letters to form a word:

D_se_se

Q.4

Choose the correct prefix to form a meaningful word:

Motivate

Q.5

Choose the antonym of the word:

Pretty

Q.6

Select the masculine form of the word:

Mistress

Q.7

Select the feminine form of the word:

Landlord

Q.8

Choose the antonym of the word:

Giant

Q.9

Choose the correct compound word:

Q.10

Choose the word with incorrect spelling:

Your Score: 0/10

Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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

Students can download the CREST International Spell Bee (Summer) competition previous year paper pdf for class 3 from this page. Each question in the paper carries 1 mark. The answer key for all the questions is also provided on the last page.

Previous year papers are very useful as they help students to prepare better for the Olympiad exams. Olympiads are challenging, competitive exams for students. Thus, referring to the CREST International Spell Bee (Summer) competition previous year paper for class 3 helps students develop the knowledge and abilities needed to ace the CREST International Spell Bee (Summer) competition.

Past year papers are the finest resources for helping students revise the syllabus through practicing questions, familiarizing themselves with the marking scheme and amplifying their preparation level.

Additional Preparation Resource

  1. CREST International Spell Bee (Summer) competition Worksheets Package for class 3 - It is a package of 5 worksheets. The worksheets are in the same pattern as the previous year paper. Hence, very useful for preparation. Existing users can purchase additional practice worksheets by following these steps: Login at https://www.crestolympiads.com/login -> Dashboard -> Additional Practice -> Buy & new users can visit https://www.crestolympiads.com/registration

Note: Don’t forget to download the CREST International Spell Bee (Summer) competition past year paper pdf for class 3.

Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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

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