Welcome to the second in our series of Eleven Plus Verbal Reasoning quizzes on Questions About Words. What sort of questions about words will children have to answer in the exam? Straightforward ones about a list of five words, such as these:
As you can see, for children expected to do well in the 11+, these questions are not very challenging. Almost every 10-year-old can put words into alphabetical order. Nevertheless, practise is always of help. The more you play these quizzes, the less likely you will be to make mistakes when you take your test.
Look at the words below and then answer the question about them.
Which consonant appears most frequently?
Answer: ‘L’ appears five times, that’s more than any other consonant, so is the correct answer.