Here are some examples of questions you might come across in the 11-plus examination? See if you can answer them.
Underline two words, one from each group, that go together to form a new word. The word in the first group always comes first.
a) face, over, hand cream, some, left
b) out, off, in mark, all, ice
c) tall, ship, slip gang, stock, way
Find the letter which will end the first word and start the second word.
a) win (…) ind
b) shove (…) eaver
c) rea (…) rime
Find a word that can be put in front of each of the following words to make new compound words.
a) LET DROP SIGHT BATH
b) HOLE HOOD POWER KIND
c) CUP FLY MILK SCOTCH
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