Quiz: Could You Make it to the National Spelling Bee


Do you have what it takes to compete with the best spellers in the country? Every year, students from all over the United States take part in the challenging and exciting National Spelling Bee. Test your spelling skills and knowledge with our quiz, and find out if you have what it takes to make it to the national stage!

Question 1:

What is the correct spelling of an instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure?

A) Barometer

B) Barometre

C) Barameter

D) Barametre

Question 2:

What is the correct spelling for a reddish-brown marsupial found in Australia?

A) Wallabee

B) Wallaby

C) Wollabee

D) Wollaby

Question 3:

Which correctly spells a word meaning a Greek sandwich made with meat, vegetables, and tzatziki sauce?

A) Jiros

B) Gyros

C) Guiros

D) Giroz

Question 4:

What is the correct spelling for a sweet pastry filled with fruit or custard, often topped with icing sugar?

A) Danisch

B) Dannish

C) Danish

D) Danesh

Question 5:

How is the term referring to the official language of ancient Rome spelled?

A) Latten

B) Latein

C) Latin

D) Latine

Question 6:

Which word correctly spells an adjective that means having great significance or causing great disturbance?

A) Momentus

B) Mommentous

C) Momentous

D) Monmentous


Now that you’ve tried your hand at these trivia questions, do you think you could make it to the National Spelling Bee? With hard work, practice, and perseverance, you just might find yourself competing against some of the best spellers in the country! Keep challenging yourself and expanding your vocabulary, and you could soon be on your way to spelling bee glory.

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