Today is the final day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Last night, the semifinalists took a written test that will go a long way towards deciding who makes the finals.
For the first time ever, there is a vocabulary section on that written test.
The vocab test consists of 12 multiple-choice questions, and it’s insanely hard.
Here are the questions from last night’s Spelling Bee vocab test (answers below):
SpellingBee.comThis written test matters a lot.
There are 42 spellers left right now, and only 12 will make it to the primetime finals tonight. If more than 12 spellers survive the oral semifinal round without spelling a word wrong, the tiebreaker is the cumulative score on the written tests (both last night’s and the one from the preliminary round).
Here are the answers:
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