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 incorrectly spelt word:

Q.2

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.3

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

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CTECNRCIE

Q.4

Choose the true statement/s:

1. A nightjar is a bird.
2. A bonsai is a small tree that is grown in a pot and prevented from reaching its normal size.
3. A kumquat is a fruit like a very small orange.

Q.5

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

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LDMAEIM

Q.6

Choose the correct word for the given image:



Q.7

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.8

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.9

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.10

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

Your Score: 0/10


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Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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

Answers to Sample Questions from CREST Olympiads:

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

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