Grade 5


Grade 5 International Spell Bee competition


Class 5 Spell Bee is open to all students who are studying in grade 5 in any school across the globe..


The type of questions we are asking in International Spell Bee competition will force the students

  • To think deeper for the answers and thus exposing the practical knowledge of the students. In fact they can improve their practical knowledge.
  • Will build competitive spirit among the students so that students always try to achieve better not only with in this but also in their life.
  • Embrace the power of digital technology for writing exams from their base. 
  • Will build a foundation for different competitive exams.
  • Encourage students to go for practical knowledge in Olympiads rather than routine learning.

How to Participate

Students can participate in the competition by registering themselves individually or through School registration in the link here.

Students are advised to go through the rules and regulations before applying.


 80% of questions of the test will come from the word list below.

STEM Words: appliance, astronomy, atmosphere, broadcasting, canyon, celestial, communication, cosmic, cosmogony, cosmography, crust, degradation, density, electricity, equipment, erosion, extinct, gadget, galaxy, glacier, gravitation, joystick, landmass, livelihood, loam, magma, membrane, microscope, organism, oxygen, revolution, species, toxic, visual, wildlife

Household Items: bedding, blanket, blender, blower, bookcase, ceiling, conditioner, dryer, geyser, mattress, microwave, refrigerator, utensil

Agriculture: agronomy, biofuel, breeding, cereal, decomposition, domestication, drought, fertilizer, gardening, harvest, insecticide, peasant, plantation, poultry, textile

Government Affairs: account, allegiance, article, balance, ballot, budget, cabinet, census, chronicle, chronology, constitution, coordination, court, executive, freedom, judiciary, legislative, liberty, parliament, president, procedure, resemble, strategy

Occupation: accountant, architect, assistant astronomer, beautician, carpenter, chauffeur, engineer, hairdresser, historian, journalist, magician, musician

Words from Diary of a Wimpy Kid: appetite, bouquet, brace, catalogue, complicate, considerate, disappoint, dismantle, embarrass, extinguisher, journal, popularity, ridiculous, scramble, scratch, worthless

Prefix: anti(biotic, dote, etc.) de(escalate, frost, value, etc.) il(legal, logical, etc.), im(possible, etc.), ir(responsible, etc.), mono(chrome, tone, etc.), pre(determine, fix, etc.), re(affirm, discover, turn, etc.), semi(circle, final, etc.), super(star, etc.), trans(port, etc.), tri(cycle, etc.), dis(allow, agree, appear, appoint, connect, comfort, cord, count, cover, lodge, locate, trust, etc.), in(fection, terim, vention, etc.) im(perfect), un(wrap, broken, tangle, etc.)

Suffix (able, age, al, ant, ate, cy, en, ful, ian, ic, ion): accept(able), prevent(able), pilgrim(age), wreck(age), nature(al), vigil(ant), affection(ate), accurate(cy), candidate(cy), strength(en), wonder(ful), library(ian), magic(ian), alcohol(ic), workahol(ic), create(ion), narrate(ion), care(fully), thought(ful), prob(ably), enjoy(ment), advertise(ment), assess(ment), assign(ment), assist(ant), adapta(tion), valid(ity), conspire(acy), adequ(acy), fall(acy), deni(al), remedy(al), tri(al), enorm(ity), abnormal(lity), accountabi(lity), extreme(ity), companion(ship)

Adjectives: abandoned, abnormal, absolute, academic, adjacent, adoring, aggressive, aggressive, ambitious, analytical, ancient, annual, apparent, apparent, apprehensive, appropriate, approximate, approximate, artistic, ashamed, assertive, athletic, attractive, available, baggy, bankrupt, bare, bashful, benevolent, bereft, biodegradable, blissful, boisterous, bountiful, bridal, brilliant , brilliant, brisk, caring, cautious, challenging, clumsy, collateral, comfortable, commercial, compassionate, compatible, competitive, comprehensive, comprehensive, compulsive, compulsory, confident, conservative, conservative, consistent, constant, contagious, contemporary, continent, contrary, controversial, convenient, corporate, cosmic, courageous, courteous, crucial, curious, cynical, dazzling, decisive, defiant, delicate, delighted, desperate, desperate, devastated, devout , different, diffident, digital, disastrous, disposable, disposable, disposable, distinct, distinctive, divorced, dizzy, dominant, domineering, drained, dreadful, drowsy, eager, eligible, elite, embarrassed, emotional, endangered, entangled, equivalent, essential, ethnic, exact, excellent, excellent, excitable , excited, extinct, faithful, familiar, famished, faulty, feeble, ferocious, fiscal, frightened, frightening, frigid, frozen, frustrated, furious, gaudy, generous, generous, genuine , gigantic, gigantic, gleeful, grateful, grateful, gregarious, gullible, hazy, hearty, herbal, hilarious, horrifying, immense, impatient, imperative, impressive, inappropriate, incredible, incredible, independent, industrious, intricate, intrinsic, laxative, loyal, medicinal, mediocre, miniature, mournful, necessary, negligent, noble, nonchalant, numerous, obsolete, opaque, original, passionate, portable, primitive, primitive, profane, progressive, prosperous, radical, rare, realistic, reliable, remarkable, remedial, respective, return, satisfactory, savage, scared, secondary, senseless, severe, shrewd, slender, slippery, societal, sole, solitary, solitary, southern, speechless, squalid, stern, sustainable, technical, thrifty, tolerable, transparent, uneasy, unique, virtual, visual, voluntary, wealthy, weird

Adverbs: adoringly, awkwardly, clumsily, competitively, decisively, easily, everywhere, normally, really, regularly, repeatedly, sometimes, terribly, timidly, usually

Nouns: accent, accommodation, administration, admission, admittance, advertisement, alliance, allusion, ambulance, amity, amusement, analyst, ancestor, anger, annoyance, antithesis, appearance, architecture, argument, assertion, assessment, assignment, assumption, atmosphere, attendance, attorney, aural, avalanche, avenue, bacterium, badge, banger, banquet, blizzard, blockade, blunder, boyhood, bracelet, bribery, bridle, bristle, broccoli, brochure, bruise, bureau, butcher, campaign, candidate, capitalist, captain, career, castle, casualty, cathedral, celebration, celery, century, ceremony, chamber, chancellor, character, charity, charity, chemical, claim, clarity, closure, cluster, colleague, colleague, collision, comfort, community, companion, comparison, competition, competitor, completion, complexity, component, compost, compressor, compulsion, comrade, concept, concern, conference, conference, confession, confession, conflict, conjunction, conscience, constitution, contempt, contentment, contentment, convention, corridor, courage, courtesy, criterion, criterion, cultivation, curfew, curiosity, dearth, decade, dedication, default, defendant, deficient, definition, delegate, delusion, democracy, depression, description, dessert, destination, device, diagram, dietician, difference, digestion, diploma, diplomat, disappointment, disaster, disciple, discipline, discord, discrepancy, disposition, divorce, documentary, droplet, drowning , eagerness, economist, ecstasy, efficacy, embarrassment, emergency, emptiness, enjoyment, enthusiasm, envy, equation, eruption, eruption, exception, excitement, exclamation, existence, expedition, experiment, explanation, faculty, fascination, flora, fraternity, freak, frustration, fundraiser, generation, glare, gratitude, guarantee, guardian, guilt, habitat, havoc, hospitality, hostility, humidity, humility, hurricane, illustration, immigrant, inclusion, inheritance, institution, intelligence, intermission, inventor, island, isolation, journey, language, laughter, lavender, league, length, lightning, literacy, literature, livestock, mammal, marathon, melody, menace, merriment, message, military, minority, mischief, misery, monarch, museum, myth, necessity, numeral, occasion, orphan, pamphlet, panel, panic, parade, paradise, parallel, pasture, patent, paternity, pathogen, pathology, pauper, pause, period, permit, personification, phobia, pleasure, porridge, portrait, possibility, poverty, premium, president, priority, projection, protection, psychologist, purification, puzzle, queue, quotation, recipient, reference , reign, rejoice, relevance, relief, retailer, retention, revolt, routine, satire, scenery, schedule, scheme, scissors, sentiment, sentiment, separation, shelter, sheriff, solitary, sovereign, specialist, statistics, stomach, strategy, substitute, suspicion, sweater, tendency, territory, tornado, trail, trailer, traitor, traitor, utility, vaccine, variant, violence, weight, worship

Verbs: abandon, abdicate, abhor, accelerate, accustom, acknowledge, acquit, advertise, affirm, amass, amend, approach, assemble, astound, bathe, batter, begrudge, behold, belittle, besiege, blaze, blister, blossom, bother, brighten, capture, cherish, chew, collapse, combat, concede, commute, compete, compress, conceal, concentrate, conclude, concoct, condone, contaminate, contribute, convince, criticize, debug, decline, dedicate, deduct, defuse, delight, demolish, demonstrate, descend, detain, devastate, dictate, diffuse, digest, distinguish, distrust, diverge, emerge, enact, encourage, ensure, entitle, escalate, evade, evaluate, exasperate, exhibit explode, express, flourish, forward, foster, glitter, grasp, grizzle, hinder, illuminate, illuminate, include, intrigue, invigilate, lodge, mandate, migrate, navigate, possess, predict, preserve, prohibit, provoke, purchase, quarrel, reassure, receive, recognize, rehearse, reproach, repudiate, respond, restrict, revive, separate, shiver, sparkle, sponsor, squeeze, stare, strengthen, suffocate, surround, sympathize, transfix, wander, whisper

Synonyms: aberrant- deviating, admit-confess, affable- cordial, alike-same, artisan-craftsman, barren-infertile, blunder-mistake, bruise-injury, callous- insensitive, coarse-rough, congenial- sociable, continue-progress, create-invent, credulous-gullible, crumble-collapse, deceive- bluff, delicious-tasty, depart-leave, elegant-graceful, fascinate-attract, fierce-violent, grumpy-irritable, humble-respectful, insight-perception, judicious- cautious, lethargy- idleness, mirth-happiness, obedient-respectful, religious-spiritual, significance-importance, thrill-excitement

Antonyms: abandon- possess, artificial-natural, ascend-descend, attractive-repulsive, beautiful-ugly, bitter-sweet, bravery-cowardice, brazen- modest, brighten-fade, broad-narrow, bully-boost, clumsy-graceful, command-assist, copious- sparse, cruel-compassionate, diabolic-angelic, frighten-comfort, hinder-allow, imperious- humble, innocence- culpability, miserable- jolly, plump-skinny, plunder-protect, protest-agree, regard-ignore, respect- despise, studious-lethargic, tempt-discourage, tremble-calm

Proverbs: A bad workman always blames his tools, A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush, A chain is only as strong as its weakest link, A journey of thousand miles begins with a single step, Actions speak louder than words, Adversity and loss make a man wise, All that glitters is not gold, An empty vessel makes much noise, An idle brain is the devil’s workshop, Cleanliness is next to Godliness, Don’t count your chickens before they hatch, Don’t kill the goose that lays the golden eggs, Early bird catches the worm, Every cloud has a silver lining, Every man is the architect of his destiny, Fortune favours the brave, Good things come to those who wait, Hope for the best, prepare for the worst, If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself, Necessity is the mother of invention, The pen is mightier than the sword, There is no time like the present, To gain something you have to lose something

Idioms: a dime a dozen, a penny saved is a penny earned, a piece of cake, an eye for an eye and a tooth for tooth, barking up the wrong tree, between the devil and the deep blue sea, bite off more than you can chew, blow your own trumpet, burn the candle at both ends, eat like a horse, give someone the benefit of the doubt, head in the clouds, in the same breath, keep someone at arm’s length, left out in the cold, once in a blue moon, pay someone back in his/her own coin, see eye to eye, sell like hot cakes, small cog in a large wheel, take away your breath

Compound Words: armchair, babysitter, babysitter, backfield, background, backhand, backstage, backtrack, backward, backyard, barefoot, basketball blackmail, blueberry, bookbinder, bookkeeper, bootstrap, brainstorm, brainstorm, campfire, candlestick, caretaker, caveman, chairperson, championship, cornmeal, countdown, countdown, counterpart, counterpart, countryside, courtyard, courtyard, crossover, daredevil, dashboard, daytime, dishwasher, downstairs, eardrum, fingernail, flowerpot, guard lighthouse, meanwhile, pancake, popcorn, rail, roommate, roundabout, skateboard, somewhere, spokesperson, successful, suitcase, therefore, underdog, understood

Homonyms & Homophones: accept-except, addition-edition, allowed-aloud, ate-eight, bale-bail, band-bend, break-brake, ceiling-sealing, cellar-seller, cell-sell, cite-site, dear-deer, die-dye, dual-duel, fair-fare, new-knew

Words with Silent Letters: align, ascend, assign, autumn, badge, campaign, Christmas, crescent, cupboard, design, edge, foreign, hustle, kneel, knob, psychology, resign, wreck, wrinkle

Double Letter Words: annul, append, baggage, broom, deed, errand, esteem, heed, hull, immune, juggle, luggage, rugged, savvy

Evil Words (Words likely to be spelt incorrectly): achievement, catastrophe, compassion, description, etiquette, guardian, isthmus, mischief, mosquito, orchestra, repetition, restaurant, sanctuary, trumpet, variety

Miscellaneous: angrily, arguably, backward, beneath, except, occasionally, perhaps, quietly specifically, steadily

Dates and fee 

Last Date for Registration1st October 2024 for 15th October Exam date and 16th October 2024 for 25th October Exam date
Date of Mock Test 1st October 2024 00:01AM to 14th October 2024 11:00PM. A Mock test will be available between these dates for students to attempt, students can start anytime between these dates, but once started exam will end in its pescribed time limit of 1 hr.
Time of ExamExam will be available for 24hrs on 15th October and 25th October (whichever date student opted), students can start anytime between those 24hrs, but once started exam will end in its pescribed time limit of 1 hr.
Date of Final Exam (Option 1)15th October 2024
Date of Final Exam (Option 2)25th October 2024
Date of resultsGenerally, the results are announced within 3 month’s time.
Examination Fee$15

Awards and Prizes

For Grade 2-8: Globally, top 3 students will be awarded with Achiever’s Trophy and Merit Certificate.

Sample Papers

Exam link
Spell Bee Competition (Summer) for class 5 Link
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