CREST International Spell Bee - Winter Class 3 Previous Year Papers

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Section 1: Spell Bee Words for Class 3

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.

Ability, able, addition, admire, adorn, advanced, album, almond, amaze, amazing, among, angel, anklets, announcer, apartment, appear, apricot, armpit armrest atlas, attitude, automatic, awful, Backward, balcony, basement, bathrobe, behaviour, being, berth, birth, blame blend, blessed, blueberry, booth, booties, border, bough, bound, boxers, bracelet, bracket, brand, brass, briefs, broad, bronze, brunch, bungalow, buttercup butterscotch, Calcium, calendar, cancel, capital, caravan, cardboard, carton, cashew, catapult certificate, checks, chemist, chilly, choir, chorus, churn, claim, clamber, clinic, clove, club, clutch, cockpit, cocoon, coir, college, company, compartment, confirm, confused, connect, container, copper, cosmetics, could, countable, counter, country, crack, cradle, crease, crest, crispy crooked, crore, crossing, crumple, cuffs, curl, current, custard, custom, cylinder, cymbals, Danger, daring, dawn, daybreak death, defend, delicate, department, detergent, devil, dictionary, difficulty, digest, digital, director, disease, display, distance, division, doorknob, doorman, doornail, dose, dough, downmarket downstairs, doze, dozen, drawstring, drift, driveway, drool, dully dung dusk, Earrings, elegant, essence, evaporation, event, excuse, exhausted, extra, Fake familiar fern, fight, fireplace fireworks fishbowl fishmonger, flagpole, flamingo, flare flexible, fling flock, flood, floor cloth, floss, freshness, fret friendship, fruity furious, furnish, Gallery, garment, giggle, glare, glee, glum, gramophone grand, grant, greet, griddle, grinder, groove group, growth, gum, Hairstylist, harmonium, headrest, heap, heaven, hell, helpful, heron, hibiscus, hiding, hijack, hint, home-made homeless homesick hoodie, horizon, hostel, husk, Individual, inform, injection, injure, inquire, invitation, Jagged, jelly, jigsaw, junior, junk, Kerosene, ketchup, kidnap, Labourer, ladle, lakh, laundry, lawnmower, laziness, lollypop, loosen, loudly, lovable manure Marmalade, masher, matchstick, material, matron, meat, meek, member, microphone, million, missing, moan, moderate, monster, mood, multiplication, museum, mustard, Narrow, nation, native, network, nightingale, North, Ointment, operation, opinion, origin, otters outcome, Package, paint, party, pelican, plait, plaster, pleasant, pleat, pole population, position, postcard poster, prepare, principal probable, process, prove, pyjamas, Quail, Radiant, raisin, recipe, refreshing, relish, reproduce, revenge, reverse, reward, rewind, robot, rod, rolling, rompers, Sachet, saint, salary, satisfy, savings, scared, scary, schedule, screwdriver, seatbelt, secret, secure, selfie, senior, sensitive, sew, sheet, should, sickness, sieve, sip, slab, sneaky, sob sole, sort, soul, source, sow, special spell, spicy, spin, spiral spot, sprain, stale, starch, start, statue, steady, steep, steering, sting, stink, strainer, stress, stretcher, stripe, stripes, student, stumble, subset subtraction, subway, sunburn, sunrise, sunset, suntan, superior, supper, surrender, swarm, sweatpants, swift, swimsuit, syrup, Take-off, takeaway, talent, tank, temperature, the thing, thorny, thought, thrill, tightly, timber, tire, tongs, tournament, tread, treatment, trough, truth, tumbler, tutor, Unable, undergarment, unlucky, Vacant, vary, vast, vendor, version, vessel, vigorous, villain, viral vision, vocal, Waste, wavy, weeny, wheelbarrow, while, whiny whiskers, whose, wicked, windscreen, windshield wing, wire, withdraw, woman, woody, wound, wrap, wring, Xylophone

It's a Get, Set, Spell! section wherein students would be required to listen to audio and write the spellings of the words. 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

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


Which of the following words does not rhyme with lord?


Choose the incorrectly spelt word:


Choose the option in which the letters can be rearranged to form a meaningful word:


From which option does a letter need to be removed to make a meaningful word?


Which of the options does not rhyme with the word in bold?

Her white dress has a red bow.


In which word can you hear the sound made by 'u' in truth?


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

1. honour 2. hooray 3. hopeful


Choose the correct option to make a meaningful word:



Choose the incorrectly spelt word:


Choose the correct sequence of the jumbled letters to form a meaningful word:

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Your Score: 0/10

Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:


Students can easily download the CREST International Spell Bee (Winter) competition previous year paper pdf for class 3 from this page. The answer key for all the questions is also provided on the last page.

Every student who is attempting the CREST Olympiads exams for class 3 aspires to be highly successful. Regular preparation with CREST International Spell Bee (Winter) competition questions is essential for success on the exam. The CREST International Spell Bee (Winter) competition previous year paper can be used to help candidates assess their strengths and areas for improvement.

Practicing through the CREST International Spell Bee (Winter) past year paper will help students understand the different types of questions asked in the exam. Also, students would be able to identify both the important and less important topics for the exam by consistently practicing CREST CREST International Spell Bee (Winter) competition past year paper from class 3.

Additional Preparation Resource

  1. CREST International Spell Bee (Winter) 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 -> Dashboard -> Additional Practice -> Buy & new users can visit

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

Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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