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Quiz: What is your vocabulary word power?

Posted: 8:22 AM, Apr 01, 2016
Updated: 2016-04-01 17:19:50Z

Can you master the vocabulary section of the Scripps National Spelling Bee preliminary test?

Vocabulary accounts for 50 percent of a speller’s total score on the test, which determines who goes to the semifinal round of the annual contest.

With nearly 500,000 words in the Bee’s official dictionary, Webster’s Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged, © 2002, these students have their work cut out for them as the prepare for the 58th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, which takes place May 22-May 27, 2016 in Maryland.

How would you do on this test? Take our sample quiz to find out your level of word power.