Words ending with est
He wanted to be the TALLEST in class, but he was the SHORTEST!

Words ending with est

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This 'Words ending with est' spelling quiz tests children on this extra syllable and suffix.

Hopefully you know when to add an ‘er’ or ‘est’ suffix to a word. This quiz will ask you to spell the missing ‘est’ words.

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1.
The cheetah is the ____ animal on earth.
farstest
fastest
faistest
farsstest
Often these words end with a double consonant. In the word 'fast', 'st' are the last letters and they are both consonants.
2.
This is the ____ sky in the world!
cleerest
clearrest
clearest
klearest
A clear sky means no clouds.
3.
He picked the ____ shirt for the party.
darkkest
darccest
darcest
darkest
There are lots of words where 'est' can be added - can you think of more?
4.
Diamonds are the ____ stones in the world.
haddest
hardest
harddest
hawdest
Diamonds are often used in expensive jewelry.
5.
This is the ____ book in the world.
oldest
olddest
olldest
oldist
The word oldest is the same as eldest but if you use the word eldest, it is normally said before a noun.
6.
The peregrine falcon is the ____ bird in the air.
qwickest
qickest
quicest
quickest
Whenever there is a 'q' there is always a 'u' next to it!
7.
This is the ____ hotel in England.
grundest
grandest
gwandest
grandist
Grand can mean big in size but also wonderful or marvelous.
8.
This is the ____ toothpaste around!
freshest
frishest
fresshest
fresheste
We are adding an extra syllable onto the word 'fresh' to change or alter the meaning slightly.
9.
He is the ____ bus driver in Wales.
kindest
cindest
ckindest
kcindest
There are no words that start with 'ck' or 'kc'. Some words can end with 'ck'.
10.
The Dead Sea is the ____ point on Earth.
lorest
lowest
lowrest
lorwest
The Dead Sea is also called the Salt Sea because it's very salty.
Author:  Finola Waller

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