Lesson 3- Mandarin Chinese

22 Questions | Total Attempts: 31

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Lesson 3 Quiz -- Take this before next Tuesday. Open-book, open-notes, and no set time-limit. Important: In this quiz, numbers will be used for tone marks. Tone 1: Ta. Tone 2: Ta2. Tone 3: Ta3. Tone 4: Ta4. Tone 5: Ta5. Notice that when using numbers, tone1 has no marking, but tone 5 does!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do you say hi?
    • A. 

      Zai4 jian4

    • B. 

      Ni3 hao3

    • C. 

      Wo3 hen3 hao3

    • D. 

      Hao3

    • E. 

      Nin2

  • 2. 
    How do you say hi to John?
    • A. 

      Zai4 jian4, John

    • B. 

      Ni3 hao3, John

    • C. 

      Hao3 John

    • D. 

      John hao3

    • E. 

      Hao3

  • 3. 
    How do say you in the polite/honorific way? (Use numbers for tone marks)
  • 4. 
    How would you ask Bob how his mom is doing?
    • A. 

      Ni3 mama5 hao3?

    • B. 

      Mama5 hao3 ma5?

    • C. 

      Ta mama5 hao3 ma5?

    • D. 

      Ni3 mama5 hao3 ma5?

    • E. 

      Wo3 mama5 hao3 ma5?

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are valid answers you might receive from Bob (in response to the previous question)? (Check all that apply).
    • A. 

      Wo ye3 hen3 hao3.

    • B. 

      Ta bu4 hen3 hao3.

    • C. 

      Ta bu4 hao3.

    • D. 

      Ni ye3 hen3 hao3.

    • E. 

      Ta ye3 hen3 hao3..

  • 6. 
    Define ni3 ne5?
    • A. 

      What about him?

    • B. 

      Him?

    • C. 

      What?

    • D. 

      What about you?

    • E. 

      What about her?

  • 7. 
    How do you say goodbye formally and informally? (Seperate your answers with commas). Watch for spelling errors. Use numbers for tone marks.
  • 8. 
    Determine whether or not this sentence is grammatically correct: Wo3 shi4 mang2.
    • A. 

      Yes, it is grammatically correct.

    • B. 

      No, it is not grammatically correct.

  • 9. 
    Sally wants to explain that Mrs. Johnson is not her mom. How would she say it?
    • A. 

      Mrs. Johnson shi4 wo3 mama5.

    • B. 

      Mrs. Johnson bu4 shi4 wo3 mama5.

    • C. 

      Mrs. Johnson bu4 wo3 mama5.

    • D. 

      Mrs. Johnson shi4 bu4 wo3 mama5.

    • E. 

      Mrs. Johnson hen3 wo3 mama5.

  • 10. 
    Someone asks you whether or not you are busy. How should you reply if you want to say that you are busy? (Remember to place periods at the end of the sentence, and use numbers for tone marks.)
  • 11. 
    Introduce yourself! (In other words, translate this sentence: I am Isaac.)
  • 12. 
    You want to inform your friend that he is not your mom. What should you say?
    • A. 

      Ni3 bu4 shi4 ta mama5.

    • B. 

      Wo3 shi4 bu4 ni3 mama5.

    • C. 

      Ta3 bu4 shi4 ni3 mama5.

    • D. 

      Ni3 bu4 shi4 wo3 mama5.

    • E. 

      Ta3 shi4 bu4 ni3 mama5.

  • 13. 
    Unscramble this sentence:ye3 Wo3 mang2 hen3. (I am also (very) busy).Don't forget to add the period!
  • 14. 
    Either is...
    • A. 

      Bu4

    • B. 

      Hen3

    • C. 

      Bu4 ye3

    • D. 

      Ye3

    • E. 

      Ye3 bu4

  • 15. 
    In a sentence, where does the adverb "bu4" belong?
    • A. 

      Before the subject

    • B. 

      After the stative (or adjectival) verb

    • C. 

      Between the subject and the stative (or adjectival) verb

    • D. 

      Bu4 must be the last word in any sentence

    • E. 

      Bu4 must be the first word in any sentence

  • 16. 
    Craig wants to inform his teacher that he is busy. He knows that I is wo3 and busy is mang2, but he doesn't remember how to say anything else. Which word(s) does he need to remember in order to effectively inform his teacher of his situation?
    • A. 

      Shi4

    • B. 

      Hen3

    • C. 

      Hen3 shi4

    • D. 

      Shi4 hen3

    • E. 

      Wo3 mang2 is already a grammatically correct sentence.

  • 17. 
    Translate this sentence: He is also doing good/well.
    • A. 

      Ta ye3 shi4 hao3.

    • B. 

      Ta ye3 hen3 hao3.

    • C. 

      Ta hen3 hao3.

    • D. 

      Ta hen3 ye3 hao3.

    • E. 

      Ni3 hen3 hao3.

  • 18. 
    Wo3 mama5 means...
    • A. 

      Me mom

    • B. 

      I, mom, ...

    • C. 

      My mom

    • D. 

      Its mom

    • E. 

      Your mom

  • 19. 
    Transform this sentence into English: I am your mom. (Again, use numbers for tone marks, and add a period at the end of the sentence). THEN, copy your answer: you will need it for the next problem. Pay close attention to tone marks.
  • 20. 
    You may want to double-check your previous answer. If your previous answer was wrong, your answer for this question will MOST LIKELY be wrong as well. Instructions: Paste your answer into the empty text field. Transform that sentence into question. (Do not add commas, and remember to include a question mark!)
  • 21. 
    Transform this sentence into a question: Ta shi4 ni3 ba4ba5. (He is your dad)
  • 22. 
    Did you spot any mistakes in the quiz? Have any questions? Now's the time to ask! (This problem will not be graded).