Dutch Past Participle Formation

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Quiz covering the formation of the past participle of Dutch verbs.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the past participle of 'maken' (to make)?

    • A.

      Gemaakt

    • B.

      Gemaakd

    • C.

      Maakt

    Correct Answer
    A. Gemaakt
    Explanation
    The past participle of 'maken' (to make) is 'gemaakt'. This is the correct answer because in Dutch, the past participle is formed by adding the prefix 'ge-' to the stem of the verb and then adding '-t' or '-d' depending on the verb. In the case of 'maken', the stem is 'maak' and the past participle is formed by adding 'ge-' and '-t', resulting in 'gemaakt'.

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  • 2. 

    What is the past participle of 'luisteren' (to listen)?

    • A.

      Geluistert

    • B.

      Geluisterd

    • C.

      Geluisteerd

    Correct Answer
    B. Geluisterd
    Explanation
    The correct past participle of the verb 'luisteren' (to listen) is 'geluisterd'. This is formed by adding the prefix 'ge-' to the verb stem 'luister' and adding the suffix '-d' to indicate the past participle form.

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  • 3. 

    What is the past participle of 'rusten' (to rest)?

    • A.

      Gerustt

    • B.

      Gerustd

    • C.

      Gerust

    Correct Answer
    C. Gerust
    Explanation
    The past participle of 'rusten' (to rest) is 'gerust'.

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  • 4. 

    What is the past participle of 'bloeden' (to bleed)?

    • A.

      Gebloed

    • B.

      Gebloedd

    • C.

      Bloed

    Correct Answer
    A. Gebloed
    Explanation
    The past participle of 'bloeden' (to bleed) is 'gebloed'. This is because in Dutch, the past participle is formed by adding the prefix 'ge-' to the verb stem, in this case, 'bloed'. The final 'd' is added to match the past participle verb agreement rules. Therefore, 'gebloed' is the correct past participle form of 'bloeden'.

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  • 5. 

    What is the past participle of 'herkennen' (to recognise)?

    • A.

      Geherkennd

    • B.

      Herkend

    • C.

      Herkent

    Correct Answer
    B. Herkend
    Explanation
    The past participle of 'herkennen' (to recognise) is 'herkend'. This is formed by adding the prefix 'ge-' and the suffix '-d' to the base form of the verb.

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  • 6. 

    What is the past participle of 'willen' (to want)?

    • A.

      Gewild

    • B.

      Gewillt

    • C.

      Gewilld

    Correct Answer
    A. Gewild
    Explanation
    The past participle of 'willen' (to want) is 'gewild'.

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  • 7. 

    What is the past participle of 'betalen' (to pay)?

    • A.

      Betaalt

    • B.

      Gebetaald

    • C.

      Betaald

    Correct Answer
    C. Betaald
    Explanation
    The past participle of 'betalen' (to pay) is 'betaald'. This is the correct answer because in Dutch, the past participle is formed by adding the prefix 'ge-' to the verb stem and adding the suffix '-d' or '-t' depending on the verb. In this case, the verb stem is 'betaal' and the suffix '-d' is added to form 'betaald'.

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  • 8. 

    What is the past participle of 'herbergen' (to accomodate)?

    • A.

      Geherbergt

    • B.

      Herbergt

    • C.

      Herbergd

    Correct Answer
    A. Geherbergt
    Explanation
    The past participle of 'herbergen' (to accommodate) is 'geherbergt'. This is the correct answer because in German, the past participle is formed by adding the prefix 'ge-' to the verb stem and adding the suffix '-t' or '-en' depending on the verb. In this case, the verb stem is 'herberg' and the suffix '-t' is added to form 'geherbergt'. The other options 'herbergt' and 'herbergd' do not follow the correct formation for the past participle of this verb.

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