CREST International Spell Bee - Summer Class 4 Previous Year Papers

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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 4

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, ocean, planet, processor, radiation, renewable, resistor, resource, robotics, rotation, router, satellite, scientific, server, transpiration

Clothing: blanket, slacks, sweatshirt

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, roadway, tablet, telephone

Nouns: acceleration, activity, address, agency, agenda, agony, agreement, agriculture, alert, allowance, amount, ancestor, apartment, approach, arena, association, assumption, attitude, attraction, audience, availability, avenue, baggage, bear, beggar, benefit, blunder, building, burrow, camera, canyon, capitol, captivity, century, chamber, chapter, charity, chimney, cigarette, circular, circumstance, column, combustion, community, competition, concern, conflict, content, conversation, cottage, couch, courage, creativity, crumb, cupboard, curiosity, dawn, decision, delight, delivery, design, desire, dinosaur, disaster, discussion, distress, dusk, ease, emphasis, entrance, equator, equipment, evening, executive, explorer, fearlessness, fiction, fleece, focus, fright, frontier, gain, garden, gasoline, generosity, gesture, government, grocery, ground, group, guilt, hardship, host, impact, innocent, janitor, kingdom, kneecap, label, lack, lad, laughter, legislature, leisure, limb, magnetism, maintenance, master, mattress, meadow, menace, minority, mistrust, monster, mountain, necessity, noise, novelist, octopus, orchard, ounce, pesticide, pioneer, pleasure, portion, practice, pride, qualifier, quarter, quest, quietness, quilt, refugee, represent, response, routine, seasoning, shame, shield, slumber, sorrow, source, sow, sow, spirit, squad, storm, surface, terror, threat, tornado, tour, tradition, vacation, variety, venture, visitor, voyage, vulture, weekend, wizard, world

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.), dis(order, appoint, allow, agree, courage, lodge, belief, continue, honest, respect, etc.) sub(tract, marine, way, etc.), de(generate, fuse, etc.), un(fair, sure, even, known, believable, necessary, less, etc.), tri(cycle, pod, etc.)

Suffix (able, al, ance, ant, ence, est, ful, ial, ion, ish, ize, less, ly, st): agree(able), present(able), reach(able), depend(able), comfort(able), accident(al), origin(al), politic(al), rent(al), natur(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), apart(ment), agree(ment), govern(ment), enjoy(ment), treat(ment), manage(ment), excite(ment), king(dom), free(dom), star(dom), bore(dom), skill(ful), usual(ly), rest(less), worth(less), wit(ness),

Adjectives: accurate, aggressive, airborne, alien, alive, annual, anxious, appropriate, ashamed, asleep, attentive, attentive, attractive, awake, aware, awkward, basic, beautiful, blind, brief, brilliant, capable, carefree, circular, complete, confusing, considerable, consistent, creative, critical, cruel, deliberate, delicious, depressing, description, destructive, disastrous, doubtful, dramatic, eager, educational, efficient, entire, entire, equal, essential, essential, exact, expensive, exterior, extraordinary, flexible, fluent, fragile, frequent, furious, genius, genuine, giant, graceful, greedy, guilty, handsome, harsh, heroic, heroic, horrible, humble, impossible, instant, intelligent, interior, invisible, invisible, inward, mature, melodic, modest, noble, outstanding, parallel, patient, peculiar, peculiar, plentiful, pointless, polite, precious, queer, recent, scary, secure, several, severe, shabby, shabby, shallow, solitary, spare, strange, sturdy, terrible, tidy, timid, tragic, typical, useful, usual, vacant, vast, visible

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

Verbs: accelerate, accept, accomplish, accuse, accuse, adapt, adopt, afford, agree, announce, announce, appreciate, argue, arrest, ascend, assign, assist, associate, attempt, believe, blame, blend, blossom, breathe, buckle, calculate, cancel, chatter, cheer, chirp, collapse, combat, communicate, communicate, comprehend, concentrate, concern, conclude, confuse, congratulate, congratulate, consider, continue, contribute, convince, create, debate, decide, defy, deliver, demonstrate, descend, develop, disclose, discuss, distract, elope, emerge, entertain, envy, estimate, exclaim, exist, expect, frighten, fumble, gasp, gather, gaze, gleam, graze, grind, guess, hail, increase, indicate, inspire, irritate, manufacture, mock, negotiate, obey, observe, permit, plead, pour, practise, preach, predict, prefer, prepare, proceed, quarrel, recommend, rectify, reduce, release, remind, represent, request, rescue, resist, retreat, reveal, scroll, search, shatter, sneeze, spread, squabble , squeeze, starve, strive, suppose, surf, surprise, survive, swallow, tickle, twirl, twitch , understand, urge, verify, whisper, whistle, withdraw

Synonyms: ability-capacity, bliss- pleasure, cease-stop, firm-strong, freedom- liberty, gather-collect, giggle-laugh, hermit- recluse, 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, domestic- wild, exterior-interior, fail-succeed, forever-never, fortunate-unfortunate, gloomy-cheerful, greedy-charitable, healthy-diseased, intentional-accidental, merry-serious, patient-agitated, polite-rude, present- absent, punishment- reward, relax-stress, strange-familiar, triumph-fail, ugly-beautiful

Compound Words: automobile, beehive, beehive, birthday, blackmail, bodyguard, bookcase, bookworm, brainstorm, briefcase, briefcase, childbirth, copyright, crossword, earthquake, farmhouse, farmyard, father-in-law, fingerprint, forecast, french fry, full moon, hallway, hardware, hillside, ice cream, meanwhile, moonlight, newscast, notebook, railroad, raincoat, thunderstorm, toothpaste, video game, waistcoat, wheelchair, wonderland

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

Double Letter Words: across, button, clatter, gossip, hurry, illicit, lagoon, loot, mammal, messy, offend, possible, programme, saddle, seepage, spree, 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, ancestor, anxiety, aquarium, bachelor, beginning, committee, computer, disappoint, necessary, plentiful, safety, trespass

Miscellaneous: afterwards, altogether, commonly, degree, instead

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 1-3. Upto 20% of the questions may have words outside of the above list. For any improvements or suggestions, do write to us at

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


Choose the correct prefix to form a meaningful word:



Choose the correct suffix to form a meaningful word:



Select the correct spelling for the image:


Choose the antonym of the word:



Select the correct spelling for the image:


Choose the correct compound word:


Select the feminine form of the given word:



Select the correct spelling for the image:


Form a meaningful word from the given jumbled letters:



Select the masculine form of the given word:


Your Score: 0/10

Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:


Students can download the class 4 previous year paper pdf for CREST International Spell Bee (Summer) competition from this page. The answer key is also provided in the previous year paper.

Before taking any competitive exam, students must become familiar with the exam pattern. Through CREST International Spell Bee competition previous year papers students can easily understand the exam pattern for the CREST International Spell Bee (Summer) competition. Additionally, solving the class 4 CREST International Spell Bee (Summer) competition past year paper will help students to gauge their preparation level and also get an idea of the difficulty level of questions.

Additional Preparation Resource

  1. CREST International Spell Bee (Summer) competition Worksheets Package for class 4 - 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 -> Dashboard -> Additional Practice -> Buy & new users can visit

Note: Don’t forget to download the CREST Spell Bee (Summer) competition past year paper pdf for class 4.

Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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