WONDER #992: Have You Ever Been in a Spelling Bee?

Question 1 of 3

A gathering for the purpose of doing some specific action is often called a what?

  1. quilt
  2. bee
  3. gathering
  4. meeting

Question 2 of 3

Some linguists believe the word “bee” may have come from the Old English word for what?

  1. contest
  2. prayer
  3. spelling
  4. insect

Question 3 of 3

The United States National Spelling Bee was started by a newspaper in what city?

  1. Washington, D.C.
  2. Louisville, Kentucky
  3. Bee, South Carolina
  4. New York, New York

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