Scripps National Spelling Bee Preliminaries Test

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Could you match up with the contestants in the Scripps National Spelling Bee? Take our quiz to find out. It's based on the 12 spelling questions -- shared by bee organizers -- that were used in the 2014 Preliminaries Test. The onstage rounds of the 2015 spelling bee will be held Wednesday and Thursday in National Harbor, Md.

After taking your guess, open the second tab using the arrow to the right to reveal the correct answers.

Test your knowledge

1. Watch the video to hear the word.

A) asciduous

B) aciduous

C) acciduous

D) asiduous

E) assiduous

2. Watch the video to hear the word.

A) clairvoyance

B) clarevoyance

C) clairvoiance

D) clairvoyants

E) clarevoiance

3. Watch the video to hear the word.

A) ekotourism

B) ecotourism

C) ecoturism

D) echotourism

E) ecoturisme

4. Watch the video to hear the word.

A) farsical

B) farcicle

C) farcical

D) farcycle

E) farsicle

5. Watch the video to hear the word.

A) loris

B) lauris

C) lohris

D) loriss

E) louris

6. Watch the video to hear the word.

A) Magellan

B) Magelan

C) Mageline

D) Magellin

E) Maggelan

7. Watch the video to hear the word.

A) metatarsil

B) metatarsle

C) metatarsel

D) metatarsill

E) metatarsal

8. Watch the video to hear the word.

A) profoundity

B) profundety

C) profundidy

D) profundity

E) profoundety

9. Watch the video to hear the word.

A) ritanuto

B) ritenuto

C) retanuto

D) retinuto

E) ritinuto

10. Watch the video to hear the word.

A) sargasso

B) sargassoh

C) sargaço

D) sargaso

E) sargaceau

11. Watch the video to hear the word.

A) tamborito

B) tambarrito

C) tambarito

D) tamburrito

E) tambertio

12. Watch the video to hear the word.

A) voilà

B) voilas

C) voilat

D) voile

E) vuala

Find correct spellings

Question 1

E) assiduous

Question 2

A) clairvoyance

Question 3

B) ecotourism

Question 4

C) farcical

Question 5

A) loris

Question 6

A) Magellan

Question 7

E) metatarsal

Question 8

D) profundity

Question 9

B) ritenuto

Question 10

A) sargasso

Question 11

A) tamborito

Question 12

A) voilà