CREST International Spell Bee - Winter Class 8 Previous Year Papers

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Syllabus:

Section 1: Spell Bee Words for Class 8

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

Correct the misspelt word in the given sentence and choose the option with its meaning:

The Dalai Lama is of the view that cultivating a close, warm-hearted feeling for others spontaniously puts the mind at ease and is the ultimate source of equanimity.

Q.2

Choose the option in which both the blanks can be filled with the same letter:

Q.3

Choose the correct word for the blank:

A/n _________is a person in a hotel whose job is to help guests by giving them information, arranging theatre tickets, etc.

Q.4

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

Q.5

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

infltable, susceptble , temperment, secretry, circumstnces, independnt

Q.6

Choose the correct option:

This comes from French and it means 'a private conversation'.

Q.7

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

gcsairlee

Q.8

Choose the correct prefix and suffix to make a meaningful word:

___ replace___

1. ant 2. un 3. ful 4. mis 5. able 6. ir 7. dis

Q.9

Identify the sentence/s with the correct use of the word in bold:

1. She finished the drink in one drought.
2. They closed the windows because of the draught.

Q.10

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

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LDMAEIM

Your Score: 0/10

Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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

Download the CREST International Spell Bee (Winter) competition previous year paper pdf for class 8 from this page. Along with the questions, the answer key is also provided.

Class 8 CREST International Spell Bee (Winter) competition previous year papers are a great resource to help children achieve better results. The following are some benefits of solving past years papers -

  1. The reaction time of students to answer a question improves. As a result, students are able to complete the entire paper in a given time.
  2. Plays a major role in assessing the current exam preparation level.
  3. To gain a competitive edge in the CREST International Spell Bee (Winter) competition exam for class 8, students must practice previous years papers.

Additional Preparation Resource

  1. CREST International Spell Bee (Winter) competition Worksheets Package for class 8 - 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 (Winter) competition past year paper pdf for class 8.

Answers to Previous Year Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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

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