ICH Habe Angst - A Story

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ICH Habe Angst - A Story - Quiz


This quiz is actually a little story. One of the main characters is pictured above. The blanks are all present tense forms of haben or sein. See if you can fill in the blanks correctly and understand the story as well! Here are some of the words in the story that you might not know. Die Angst - Angst haben - fear, to be afraid das Schließfach - locker die Ausrede - excuse die Stimme - voice das Geschenk - present schreien - to yell lächeln - to smile holen - to fetch Ruhe! Quiet! jemand = someone; niemand = no one; alle anderen = all the others


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Es ______ schon so spät! 

    • A.

      Ist

    • B.

      Hat

    • C.

      Sind

    Correct Answer
    A. Ist
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ist" because the sentence is referring to the time being late, which is a singular concept. "Ist" is the third person singular form of the verb "sein" (to be) in German, and it is used to describe singular subjects.

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  • 2. 

    Ich ______ Angst!

    • A.

      Haben

    • B.

      Bin

    • C.

      Habe

    Correct Answer
    C. Habe
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "habe" because in German, the verb "haben" is used to express possession or to indicate that someone has something. In this sentence, the word "Angst" means "fear" and the phrase "Ich habe Angst" translates to "I have fear" or "I am afraid." Therefore, "habe" is the correct form of the verb to use in this context.

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  • 3. 

    Mr Kilpatrick ___ immer so zornig,...

    • A.

      Hat

    • B.

      Ist

    • C.

      Sind

    Correct Answer
    B. Ist
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ist" because the verb "sein" (to be) is used to describe a characteristic or state of someone or something. In this sentence, "ist" is used to describe Mr Kilpatrick's characteristic of being angry or irritable.

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  • 4. 

    Wo _____ die anderen Schüler?

    • A.

      Sind

    • B.

      Ist

    • C.

      Hat

    Correct Answer
    A. Sind
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "sind" because the question is asking about the location or whereabouts of the other students, which is a plural subject. "Sind" is the correct form of the verb "to be" for plural subjects in German.

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  • 5. 

    Es _____ niemand da, als ich meine Bücher aus meinem Schließfach hole.

    • A.

      Hat

    • B.

      Sind

    • C.

      Ist

    Correct Answer
    C. Ist
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ist". In this sentence, the verb "sein" (to be) is used to indicate the existence or presence of someone. The subject of the sentence is "niemand" (nobody), which is a singular pronoun. Therefore, the correct conjugation of the verb is "ist" (is).

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  • 6. 

    Das ______ schrecklich! Ich laufe zum Klassenzimmer.

    • A.

      Sind

    • B.

      Haben

    • C.

      Ist

    Correct Answer
    C. Ist
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ist". In the given sentence, the word "Das" indicates a singular noun, so the verb "ist" should be used to match the subject in singular form. The sentence translates to "That is terrible! I am running to the classroom."

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  • 7. 

    Ich höre schon Mr Kilpatricks Stimme. Sie _____ sehr laut.

    • A.

      Sind

    • B.

      Bin

    • C.

      Ist

    Correct Answer
    C. Ist
    Explanation
    This one is a bit tricky. In German the word "die Stimme" is feminine, so when you are referring to Mr Kilpatrick's voice, you have to use "sie". It sounds kind of weird in English but in German it makes perfect sense. In this sentence "sie" means "it", so the correct konjugation of sein to use is "ist".

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  • 8. 

    Ich gehe ins Klassenzimmer hinein. "Es tut mir leid," sage ich. "Ich...ich _____ heute Geburtstag."

    • A.

      Bin

    • B.

      Hast

    • C.

      Habe

    Correct Answer
    C. Habe
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "habe." In the given sentence, the speaker is apologizing for something and then mentioning that it is their birthday today. The verb "haben" (to have) is used to express possession or ownership, and in this case, it is used to indicate that the speaker has their birthday today.

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  • 9. 

    "Das ___ keine Ausrede!" schreit Mr Kilpatrick.

    • A.

      Hat

    • B.

      Ist

    • C.

      Sind

    Correct Answer
    B. Ist
    Explanation
    In this sentence, Mr Kilpatrick is shouting "That is not an excuse!" Therefore, the correct answer is "ist," which is the third person singular form of the verb "sein" (to be).

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  • 10. 

    Aber er lächelt. Er ____ nicht wirklich zornig.

    • A.

      Hat

    • B.

      Ist

    • C.

      Sind

    Correct Answer
    B. Ist
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ist" because the sentence is describing someone's emotion or state of being. In this case, the person is smiling, indicating that they are not really angry. The verb "ist" is used to express a temporary state or condition, while "hat" is used for possession and "sind" is used for plural subjects.

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  • 11. 

    "Ich _____ ein Geschenk für dich," sagt mir meine beste Freundin.

    • A.

      Habe

    • B.

      Hat

    • C.

      Haben

    Correct Answer
    A. Habe
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "habe". In this sentence, the subject "Ich" is indicating that the speaker is referring to themselves. "Habe" is the correct conjugation of the verb "haben" (to have) for the first person singular pronoun "Ich". Therefore, the sentence translates to "I have a gift for you," indicating that the speaker possesses a gift for the person they are speaking to.

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  • 12. 

    "Ruhe!" schreit Mr Kilpatrick. "_____ du deine Hausaufgaben dabei?" fragt er mich. Er lächelt nicht mehr.

    • A.

      Haben

    • B.

      Hast

    • C.

      Hat

    Correct Answer
    B. Hast
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Hast". In the given sentence, Mr. Kilpatrick is shouting "Ruhe!" and then asking if I have my homework. The verb "haben" (to have) needs to be conjugated to match the subject "du" (you). Since "du" is the second person singular pronoun, the correct conjugation is "hast".

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  • 13. 

    Ach nein, alle anderen  ________ schon darin.

    • A.

      Sind

    • B.

      Ist

    • C.

      Seid

    Correct Answer
    A. Sind
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "sind" because the verb "sein" is conjugated in the plural form to agree with the subject "alle anderen." In German, "sind" is the correct form of "sein" for the third person plural.

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  • 14. 

    "So ___ das Leben," sage ich mir.

    • A.

      Hat

    • B.

      Sind

    • C.

      Ist

    Correct Answer
    C. Ist
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ist". The phrase "So ist das Leben" is a common German expression that translates to "That's life" in English. The verb "ist" is the correct form of the verb "sein" (to be) in the third person singular.

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  • 15. 

    ..., wenn jemand zu spät _____.

    • A.

      Sind

    • B.

      Ist

    • C.

      Hat

    Correct Answer
    B. Ist
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ist" because the sentence structure suggests that the verb should be in the present tense. "Ist" is the correct form of the verb "sein" (to be) in the present tense for the third person singular (he/she/it).

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