French Noun Endings - Masc/Fem

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Useful french revision test for french noun endings - masc/fem?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Languages are normally...

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    A. Masculine
    Explanation
    In many languages, nouns are categorized into genders, typically masculine and feminine. The given correct answer suggests that languages are normally categorized as masculine. This means that in these languages, most nouns are classified as masculine gender. It is important to note that not all languages follow this gender classification system, and there are languages that have additional genders or no gender classification at all.

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  • 2. 

    Words ending and -e and of latin origin are normally...

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    A. Masculine
    Explanation
    Words ending in -e and of Latin origin are normally masculine. This is because in Latin, nouns have gender, and the majority of nouns ending in -e are masculine. This pattern has been carried over into many languages that have borrowed words from Latin, including English. Therefore, when encountering a word ending in -e and of Latin origin, it is safe to assume that it is masculine.

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  • 3. 

    Dates, months, and seasons are normally...

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    A. Masculine
    Explanation
    In many languages, including Spanish and French, dates, months, and seasons are assigned a grammatical gender. In these languages, masculine gender is used for dates, months, and seasons. This is a grammatical convention and does not imply any inherent gender or characteristics associated with these terms.

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  • 4. 

    Words ending in a consonent are normally...

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    A. Masculine
    Explanation
    In many languages, words ending in a consonant are commonly associated with the masculine gender. This is because consonant endings tend to give a stronger and more assertive sound to words, which is often associated with masculinity. On the other hand, words ending in a vowel or a specific set of consonants are often associated with the feminine gender. However, it is important to note that this is not a universal rule and there are exceptions to this pattern in different languages.

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  • 5. 

    Countries ending in -e, continents, and rivers are normally...

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    B. Feminine
    Explanation
    In many languages, countries, continents, and rivers are assigned gendered nouns. In this case, the correct answer is "feminine" because these nouns are typically associated with feminine gender. This is a common linguistic convention found in various languages, where certain nouns are assigned a specific gender for grammatical purposes.

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  • 6. 

    Words which are the same as the english are normally...

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    A. Masculine
    Explanation
    In many languages, words that are the same as English words are usually considered masculine. This is because the default or generic form of a word is often considered masculine unless there is a specific reason to make it feminine.

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  • 7. 

    -sme is

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    A. Masculine
    Explanation
    Based on the given information, the correct answer is "masculine". The word "sme" is typically used to refer to a masculine subject or noun.

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  • 8. 

    -ou is

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    A. Masculine
    Explanation
    The given answer "masculine" suggests that the word "-ou" is associated with masculine gender. In many languages, including French, certain word endings or suffixes are used to indicate the gender of nouns. In this case, the "-ou" ending typically indicates that the noun is masculine. This is a common pattern in French, where certain endings are used to differentiate between masculine and feminine nouns.

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  • 9. 

    -acle is

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    A. Masculine
    Explanation
    The word "masculine" refers to qualities, characteristics, or features that are typically associated with males. In this case, the given word "acle" is stated to be masculine, implying that it possesses or represents such qualities.

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  • 10. 

    -tte is

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    B. Feminine
  • 11. 

    -eau is

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    A. Masculine
    Explanation
    The word ending in -eau is typically associated with masculine nouns in French. This is a common pattern in the language, where certain endings are used to indicate the gender of a noun. In this case, the -eau ending is often used for masculine nouns, such as "le bureau" (the desk) or "le gateau" (the cake). However, it is important to note that there are exceptions to this rule, and not all words ending in -eau are masculine.

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  • 12. 

    -ion is

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    B. Feminine
    Explanation
    In French, the ending "-ion" is typically used to form feminine nouns. Many nouns ending in "-ion" are feminine, such as "la passion" (passion), "la nation" (nation), and "la situation" (situation). Therefore, it can be concluded that the word "ion" is feminine.

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  • 13. 

    -ege is

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    A. Masculine
  • 14. 

    -anse/ance is

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    B. Feminine
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that the word ending in "-anse/ance" is feminine. In French, many nouns ending in "-anse/ance" are indeed feminine. This is a common pattern in the language, where certain word endings are associated with specific genders. Therefore, based on this pattern, it can be inferred that the correct answer is feminine.

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  • 15. 

    -ee is

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    B. Feminine
  • 16. 

    Ie is

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    B. Feminine
  • 17. 

    Ment is

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    A. Masculine
  • 18. 

    -age is

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    A. Masculine
    Explanation
    The word "age" is classified as masculine in this context. This is because in many languages, including English, nouns are assigned a gender, and "age" is typically associated with masculine gender.

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  • 19. 

    -ail is

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    A. Masculine
    Explanation
    The given word "ail" does not have any specific gender associated with it in the English language. It is a neutral word that can be used to refer to either males or females. Therefore, the correct answer is that it is neither masculine nor feminine.

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  • 20. 

    -et is

    • A.

      Masculine

    • B.

      Feminine

    Correct Answer
    A. Masculine
    Explanation
    The given answer states that "-et" is masculine. This suggests that "-et" is a suffix or ending that is typically associated with masculine words in the given context. The question does not provide any additional information or context to further explain or support this answer.

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  • 21. 

    Can you do this

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "yes" because it indicates that the person is capable of completing the task or fulfilling the request mentioned in the question.

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