11-Plus Verbal Reasoning Quiz - Hidden Word 2 (Questions)

In each of the following sentences a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words will always be next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

Imagine a word so shy that it is hiding between two other words, hoping not to be seen. Apparently scientists have found the gene for shyness. They would have found it years ago, but it was hiding behind a couple of other genes.

Take your time, read each question carefully and look at all four answers before making your choice. Above all, enjoy this 11-plus verbal reasoning hidden word quiz.

An example has been done below to help you.

Example: The dog was frightened by the noise.

The dog

dog was

was frightened

the noise

Answer: then (the noise)
The word 'then' is hidden in the noise
1. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

My friends think the house around the corner is haunted.
[ ] friends think
[ ] house around
[ ] around the
[ ] is haunted
2. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

Little apples grow on a tree in our garden.
[ ] apples grow
[ ] our garden
[ ] tree in
[ ] Little apples
3. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

"Come along," called the teacher impatiently.
[ ] along called
[ ] the teacher
[ ] Come along
[ ] teacher impatiently
4. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

Pupils who arrive to class late are asked to explain why.
[ ] late are
[ ] Pupils who
[ ] explain why
[ ] asked to
5. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

The boys were always playing football on the village green.
[ ] village green
[ ] were always
[ ] playing football
[ ] boys were
6. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

I couldn't have made it more apparent if I had tried.
[ ] couldn't have
[ ] have made
[ ] apparent if
[ ] more apparent
7. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

People who work at sea mostly stay away from home.
[ ] sea mostly
[ ] People who
[ ] mostly stay
[ ] from home
8. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

It is important to stay safe around oily water.
[ ] It is
[ ] stay safe
[ ] oily water
[ ] around oily
9. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

"I can undo ordinary typing errors but those will take longer," said the editor.
[ ] can undo
[ ] will take
[ ] ordinary typing
[ ] undo ordinary
10. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

Our village needs a new community centre.
[ ] community centre
[ ] Our village
[ ] new community
[ ] village needs
11-Plus Verbal Reasoning Quiz - Hidden Word 2 (Answers)
1. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

My friends think the house around the corner is haunted.
[ ] friends think
[x] house around
[ ] around the
[ ] is haunted
house around is the correct answer because sear is hidden between house and around. Sear means to burn or scorch the surface of something
2. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

Little apples grow on a tree in our garden.
[ ] apples grow
[ ] our garden
[ ] tree in
[x] Little apples
Little apples is the correct answer because leap is hidden between Little and apples
3. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

"Come along," called the teacher impatiently.
[ ] along called
[ ] the teacher
[x] Come along
[ ] teacher impatiently
Come along is the correct answer because meal is hidden between Come and along
4. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

Pupils who arrive to class late are asked to explain why.
[x] late are
[ ] Pupils who
[ ] explain why
[ ] asked to
late are is the correct answer because tear is hidden between late and are
5. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

The boys were always playing football on the village green.
[ ] village green
[x] were always
[ ] playing football
[ ] boys were
were always is the correct answer because real is hidden between were and always
6. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

I couldn't have made it more apparent if I had tried.
[ ] couldn't have
[ ] have made
[ ] apparent if
[x] more apparent
more apparent is the correct answer because reap is hidden between more and apparent. To reap means to cut or gather, usually in reference to crops. We hope these answers aren't too apparent to you!
7. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

People who work at sea mostly stay away from home.
[x] sea mostly
[ ] People who
[ ] mostly stay
[ ] from home
sea mostly is the correct answer because seam is hidden between sea and mostly
8. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

It is important to stay safe around oily water.
[ ] It is
[ ] stay safe
[ ] oily water
[x] around oily
around oily is the correct answer because undo is hidden between around and oily
9. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

"I can undo ordinary typing errors but those will take longer," said the editor.
[ ] can undo
[ ] will take
[ ] ordinary typing
[x] undo ordinary
undo ordinary is the correct answer because door is hidden between undo and ordinary
10. In the sentence below a FOUR letter word is hidden between two words. The two words are next to each other. Find the pair of words and select the correct answer from the four choices available.

Our village needs a new community centre.
[ ] community centre
[ ] Our village
[ ] new community
[x] village needs
village needs is the correct answer because gene is hidden between village and needs