Ar/Er/IR Verbs In The Present Tense

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Ar/Er/IR Verbs In The Present Tense - Quiz

This is a basic quiz on verb conjugation in the present tense of AR/ ER/ IR


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    1. esperar -- to wait for:Nosotros _______________ dos horas pero el hombre no llega

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "esperamos". In the sentence, the verb "esperar" is conjugated in the first person plural form, which corresponds to "we" in English. The context of the sentence indicates that "we" waited for two hours, but the man did not arrive. Therefore, "esperamos" is the correct conjugation of the verb in this context.

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  • 2. 

    2. amar -- to love:Tú _______________ el idioma español

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "amas". In the given question, "amar" is the verb "to love" in Spanish. The subject "Tú" means "you" in English. Therefore, to form the correct conjugation of the verb, we use the second person singular form, which is "amas". So, the sentence translates to "You love the Spanish language."

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  • 3. 

    3. bailar -- to dance:La estudiante _______________ muy bien.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "baila" because it is the correct conjugation of the verb "bailar" for the subject "la estudiante" (the student) in the present tense.

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  • 4. 

    4. discutir -- to argue:Nosotras  _______________ con todo el mundo.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "discutimos". This is because "discutir" means "to argue" in Spanish. The sentence "Nosotras discutimos con todo el mundo" translates to "We argue with everyone".

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  • 5. 

    5. llegar -- to arrive:Teresa, José y yo  _______________ el domingo.

    Explanation
    Teresa, José y yo arrived on Sunday. The verb "llegar" means "to arrive" and the conjugated form "llegamos" is the first person plural form of the verb in the past tense.

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  • 6. 

    6. leer -- to read:Vosotras  _______________ poco.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "leeis" because it is the conjugated form of the verb "leer" for the pronoun "vosotras" in the present tense. "Leeis" is used when referring to a group of females who are reading.

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  • 7. 

    7. comprender -- to understand:María  _______________ la lección

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "comprendes" because it is the conjugated form of the verb "comprender" in the second person singular. In this sentence, María is the subject and the verb "comprender" is being used to describe her action of understanding the lesson. Therefore, the correct conjugation of the verb to match the subject is "comprendes".

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  • 8. 

    8. cubrir -- to cover:Vosotros _______________ la motocicleta

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "cubris". In Spanish, the verb "cubrir" means "to cover". The given sentence is in the second person plural form, which corresponds to "vosotros" in Spanish. Therefore, the correct conjugation of "cubrir" in this context is "cubris".

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  • 9. 

    9. meter -- to put into:Yo  _______________ el libro en la caja

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "meto." In Spanish, the verb "meter" means "to put into." Therefore, the sentence "Yo meto el libro en la caja" translates to "I put the book into the box." The verb form "meto" agrees with the subject pronoun "yo," indicating the first-person singular form of the verb.

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  • 10. 

    10. enseñar -- to teach:Rosa  _______________ español.

    Explanation
    Rosa teaches Spanish.

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  • 11. 

    What is the difference between the word "Mañana and En la mañana"

    • A.

      Mañana mean Morning and En la Mañana it means in the morning

    • B.

      Mañana means tomorrow, and en la mañana means in the morning

    • C.

      Mañana means in the morning and en la mañana means tomorrow

    Correct Answer
    B. Mañana means tomorrow, and en la mañana means in the morning
    Explanation
    The word "mañana" in Spanish can have two different meanings depending on the context. It can mean "tomorrow" when used to refer to a future day, and it can mean "morning" when used to refer to the time period of the day. On the other hand, "en la mañana" specifically means "in the morning" and refers to a specific time period of the day. Therefore, the correct answer is that "mañana" means tomorrow, and "en la mañana" means in the morning.

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  • 12. 

    The word "Preterito Means? ________________

    • A.

      Present

    • B.

      Presure

    • C.

      Past

    Correct Answer
    C. Past
    Explanation
    The word "Preterito" is derived from the Spanish language, specifically from the verb tense "Pretérito" which translates to "Past" in English. Therefore, the correct answer is "Past" as it accurately represents the meaning of the word "Preterito" in Spanish.

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  • 13. 

    The word "Presente" Means?

    • A.

      Past

    • B.

      Future

    • C.

      Present

    Correct Answer
    C. Present
    Explanation
    The word "Presente" means "Present" in Spanish. It refers to the current time or the period of time that is happening now. It is the opposite of past, which refers to a time that has already happened, and future, which refers to a time that is yet to come.

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  • 14. 

    Is "Dormir" an e - ie stem chaning verb?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    "Dormir" is not an e - ie stem changing verb. Stem changing verbs are those that undergo a change in the stem vowel in certain conjugations. In the case of "dormir," there is no stem vowel change. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 15. 

    The word "Pedir" is what kind of stem chaning verb?

    • A.

      O - ue

    • B.

      E - ie

    • C.

      E - I

    Correct Answer
    C. E - I
  • 16. 

    Conjugate this e - ie verb. preferir¿Qué ___________ beber Ud?

    Correct Answer
    prefieres
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "prefieres." In this question, we are asked to conjugate the verb "preferir" in the second person singular form (Ud.). The verb "preferir" is an e - ie stem-changing verb, which means that the e in the stem changes to ie in certain forms. In this case, the e in "preferir" changes to ie in the second person singular form. Therefore, the correct conjugation is "prefieres."

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  • 17. 

    Conjugate this e - ie verb. preferirYo ____________ beber soda.

    Correct Answer
    prefiero
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "prefiero" because the verb "preferir" means "to prefer" and when conjugated in the first person singular form (yo), it becomes "prefiero". In the given sentence, the subject "Yo" is implied and the verb "preferir" is conjugated to match it. The sentence translates to "I prefer to drink soda."

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  • 18. 

    Conjugate this e - ie verb.cerrar¿A qué hora ______________ Ud. la tienda?

    Correct Answer
    cierra
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "cierra" because it is the correct conjugation of the verb "cerrar" in the present tense for the subject "Ud." The verb "cerrar" means "to close" and when conjugated for "Ud." it becomes "cierra." The question is asking at what time the person closes the store.

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  • 19. 

    Select the word that describes this photo?

    • A.

      Disfrutar

    • B.

      Descutir

    • C.

      Dormir

    Correct Answer
    C. Dormir
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Dormir" because it means "to sleep" in Spanish. Since the question asks for a word that describes the photo, "Dormir" is the most appropriate choice as it directly relates to the image of someone sleeping.

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  • 20. 

    Select the word that describes this photo?

    • A.

      Carro

    • B.

      Correr

    • C.

      Comer

    Correct Answer
    B. Correr
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Correr" because it means "to run" in Spanish. Since the question asks for a word that describes the photo, "Correr" is the most appropriate choice as it relates to an action that can be visually represented in a photo.

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  • 21. 

    Conjugate the verb in the Past Tense.Cenar -- to have dinner:Tú y yo ____________  a las ocho.

    Correct Answer
    Cenamos
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "cenamos." In Spanish, when conjugating verbs in the past tense, we need to change the verb ending to match the subject. In this case, "tú y yo" means "you and I," which is a plural subject. Therefore, we use the conjugation "cenamos" to match the subject and indicate that "you and I had dinner."

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  • 22. 

    Conjugate the verb in the Past Tense.cometer -- to commit:Ricardo ________  pocos errores. Use alt + the number to make accents. á 160   ¿ 168 é 130   ¡ 173 í 161   ª 166 ó 162   º 167 ú 163   Ñ 164 É 144   ñ 165

    Correct Answer
    cometió
    Explanation
    Ricardo cometió pocos errores. The verb "cometer" means "to commit" and in the past tense, it is conjugated as "cometió" when referring to the third person singular, which is the case in this sentence. Therefore, the correct answer is "cometió".

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  • 23. 

    Conjugate the verb in the Past Tense.comer -- to eat:Vosotras ___________ pocas frutas

    Correct Answer
    comeis
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "comeis." In Spanish, when conjugating verbs in the past tense, the verb "comer" (to eat) is conjugated as "comisteis" for the vosotras form. However, in this question, the verb is already in the past tense, so we do not need to conjugate it further. "Comeis" is the correct form for the present tense of the verb "comer" when referring to vosotras (you all).

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  • 24. 

    Conjugate the verb in the Past Tense.mirar -- to look at:Andrea _______________ al perro. Use alt + the number to make accents. á 160   ¿ 168 é 130   ¡ 173 í 161   ª 166 ó 162   º 167 ú 163   Ñ 164 É 144   ñ 165

    Correct Answer
    miró
  • 25. 

    Conjugate the verb in the Past Tense.beber -- to drink:Las estudiantes _________________ agua de la fuente. Use alt + the number to make accents. á 160   ¿ 168 é 130   ¡ 173 í 161   ª 166 ó 162   º 167 ú 163   Ñ 164 É 144   ñ 165

    Correct Answer
    beben
    Explanation
    The verb "beber" means "to drink" in Spanish. In the given sentence, "Las estudiantes" means "the female students" and "agua de la fuente" means "water from the fountain". Since "Las estudiantes" is plural, the correct conjugation of the verb in the past tense is "beben", which means "they drank".

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  • 26. 

    Conjugate the verb in the Past Tense.llevar -- to take:El señor Paredes y yo ______________ los perros al parque.

    Correct Answer
    llevamos
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "llevamos". In this sentence, the subject "El señor Paredes y yo" is plural, so the verb "llevar" needs to be conjugated in the first person plural form. In the past tense, the conjugation for "llevar" in the first person plural is "llevamos".

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  • 27. 

    Conjugate the verb in the Past Tense.bailar -- to dance:Julia __________ bajo el cielo. Use alt + the number to make accents. á 160   ¿ 168 é 130   ¡ 173 í 161   ª 166 ó 162   º 167 ú 163   Ñ 164 É 144   ñ 165

    Correct Answer
    bailó
    Explanation
    The correct conjugation of the verb "bailar" in the past tense for the third person singular (he/she) is "bailó".

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  • 28. 

    Conjugate the verb in the Past Tense.regresar -- to go back to:La señora ____________ a ver lo que había pasado. Use alt + the number to make accents. á 160   ¿ 168 é 130   ¡ 173 í 161   ª 166 ó 162   º 167 ú 163   Ñ 164 É 144   ñ 165

    Correct Answer
    regresó
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "regresó". The verb "regresar" means "to go back to" in English. In this sentence, "La señora" is the subject and it is implied that she is the one who went back to see what had happened. In the past tense, the verb "regresar" is conjugated as "regresó" for the third person singular form.

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