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  • 1. 

    Ariana Grande is short. Ariana Grande__________baja.

    • A.

      Soy

    • B.

      Está

    • C.

      Es

    • D.

      Son

    Correct Answer
    C. Es
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "es." This is because the statement "Ariana Grande is short" is describing a characteristic or attribute of Ariana Grande, and in Spanish, the verb "ser" is used to express characteristics or attributes. Therefore, the correct form of the verb "ser" to use with the subject "Ariana Grande" is "es."

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  • 2. 

    The shirt is white. La camisa___________blanca.

    • A.

      Estamos

    • B.

      Son

    • C.

      Está

    • D.

      Es

    Correct Answer
    D. Es
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "es" because it is the correct form of the verb "ser" in the third person singular form, which is used to indicate permanent characteristics or qualities. In this case, it is used to indicate that the shirt is permanently white.

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  • 3. 

    The students are outside. Los estudiantes______________afuera.

    • A.

      Está

    • B.

      Están

    • C.

      Es

    • D.

      Son

    Correct Answer
    B. Están
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "están" because it agrees with the subject "estudiantes" which is plural. "Están" is the conjugated form of the verb "estar" in the third person plural.

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  • 4. 

    We are American. Nosotros_____________americanos.

    • A.

      Estamos

    • B.

      Soy

    • C.

      Somos

    • D.

      Estoy

    Correct Answer
    C. Somos
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "somos" because it is the conjugated form of the verb "ser" (to be) that agrees with the subject "nosotros" (we). In this sentence, the subject "nosotros" is referring to a group of people, so the correct form of the verb is "somos" which means "we are."

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  • 5. 

    I'm sad. Yo ___________triste.

    • A.

      Soy

    • B.

      Estoy

    • C.

      Está

    • D.

      Estás

    Correct Answer
    B. Estoy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "estoy." In Spanish, the verb "estar" is used to express temporary states or conditions, such as emotions. In this sentence, the speaker is expressing their current state of being sad, which is a temporary emotion. Therefore, "estoy" is the appropriate form of the verb to use in this context.

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  • 6. 

    He is Mexican. Él____________mexicano.

    • A.

      Son

    • B.

      Están

    • C.

      Somos

    • D.

      Es

    Correct Answer
    D. Es
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "es". In Spanish, the verb "ser" is used to indicate nationality. When referring to a singular male subject, the correct form of the verb is "es". Therefore, to say "He is Mexican" in Spanish, we would say "Él es mexicano".

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  • 7. 

    She's in Mexico. Ella___________en México.

    • A.

      Estamos

    • B.

      Estás

    • C.

      Están

    • D.

      Está

    Correct Answer
    D. Está
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "está". In Spanish, the verb "estar" is used to indicate location. Since the subject "Ella" is singular, the correct form of the verb is "está". This translates to "She is" in English.

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  • 8. 

    You are at home. Tú______________en casa.

    • A.

      Están

    • B.

      Estoy

    • C.

      Estás

    • D.

      Está

    Correct Answer
    C. Estás
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "estás". This is because "estás" is the second person singular form of the verb "estar" in Spanish, which means "to be". In this context, it is used to indicate that the subject (you) is currently at home.

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  • 9. 

    Lebron James is tall. Lebron James___________alto.

    • A.

      Está

    • B.

      Soy

    • C.

      Es

    • D.

      Estoy

    Correct Answer
    C. Es
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "es". This is because "es" is the correct form of the verb "ser" (to be) when referring to a permanent characteristic or attribute. In this case, the sentence is stating that Lebron James is tall, which is a characteristic that does not change. Therefore, "es" is the appropriate form of the verb to use in this context.

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  • 10. 

    Obama is American. Obama_______________americano.

    • A.

      Estamos

    • B.

      Es

    • C.

      Son

    • D.

      Soy

    Correct Answer
    B. Es
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "es" because in Spanish, the verb "ser" is used to express nationality or origin. In this sentence, "Obama" is the subject and "americano" is the predicate complement, describing his nationality. Therefore, the correct verb form to use is "es," which means "is" in English.

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  • 11. 

    I'm a teacher. Yo__________maestro.

    • A.

      Están

    • B.

      Está

    • C.

      Estoy

    • D.

      Soy

    Correct Answer
    D. Soy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "soy" because it is the first person singular form of the verb "ser" which means "to be" in Spanish. In this context, the speaker is identifying themselves as a teacher, so "soy" is the appropriate form to use.

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  • 12. 

    They're cheerleaders. Ellas________________animadoras.

    • A.

      Son

    • B.

      Soy

    • C.

      Están

    • D.

      Eres

    Correct Answer
    A. Son
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "son." In Spanish, the verb "ser" is used to express identity or characteristics. In this case, the sentence is describing the cheerleaders, so the correct form of the verb "ser" to use is "son," which means "they are."

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  • 13. 

    Pikachu is yellow. Pikachu_______________amarillo.

    • A.

      Soy

    • B.

      Está

    • C.

      Es

    • D.

      Estoy

    Correct Answer
    C. Es
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "es". In Spanish, the verb "es" is used to describe permanent characteristics or qualities of a subject. Since Pikachu's color is a permanent characteristic, we use "es" to state that Pikachu is yellow.

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  • 14. 

    The banana is green. La banana_____________verde.

    • A.

      Son

    • B.

      Estás

    • C.

      Están

    • D.

      Está

    Correct Answer
    D. Está
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "está". In Spanish, the verb "estar" is used to indicate temporary states or conditions, such as the color of an object. In this case, "está" is used to express that the banana is currently green.

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  • 15. 

    You and I are friends. Tú y yo______________amigos.

    • A.

      Soy

    • B.

      Somos

    • C.

      Estamos

    • D.

      Estás

    Correct Answer
    B. Somos
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "somos" because it is the first-person plural form of the verb "ser" (to be) in Spanish. Since the sentence is referring to both "you" and "I" as friends, the correct form of the verb to use is "somos."

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  • 16. 

    You're my cousin. Tú______________mi prima.

    • A.

      Estás

    • B.

      Soy

    • C.

      Eres

    • D.

      Está

    Correct Answer
    C. Eres
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "eres" because the sentence is referring to the second person singular form of the verb "ser" (to be) in Spanish. In this context, "eres" is the correct form to use when addressing a cousin, indicating that "you are" my cousin.

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  • 17. 

    We are from The United States. Nosotros_________________de los Estados Unidos.

    • A.

      Estamos

    • B.

      Somos

    • C.

      Estoy

    • D.

      Soy

    Correct Answer
    B. Somos
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "somos" because it is the correct form of the verb "ser" (to be) in the first person plural (we). In this sentence, the subject "Nosotros" (we) is referring to a group of people, indicating that they are from the United States. Therefore, "somos" is the appropriate verb form to indicate their nationality or origin.

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  • 18. 

    The ground is wet. El suelo____________mojado.

    • A.

      Estás

    • B.

      Está

    • C.

      Eres

    • D.

      Están

    Correct Answer
    B. Está
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "está" because it is the third person singular form of the verb "estar" which means "to be" in Spanish. In this context, "está" is used to describe the current state of the ground being wet.

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  • 19. 

    You are beautiful. Tú________bonita.

    • A.

      Eres

    • B.

      Son

    • C.

      Soy

    • D.

      Está

    Correct Answer
    A. Eres
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the correct form of the verb "to be" to complete the sentence "Tú ________ bonita." The correct answer is "eres" because it is the conjugated form of the verb "ser" (to be) that agrees with the subject "tú" (you).

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  • 20. 

    The dog is deceased. El perro______________muerto.

    • A.

      Eres

    • B.

      Soy

    • C.

      Es

    • D.

      Está

    Correct Answer
    D. Está
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "está" because it is the correct form of the verb "estar" to indicate a temporary state or condition. In this case, the sentence is describing the dog's current state of being deceased, which is a temporary condition.

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  • 21. 

    You're from New York. Tú___________de Nueva York.

    • A.

      Soy

    • B.

      Eres

    • C.

      Está

    • D.

      Son

    Correct Answer
    B. Eres
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "eres." In the given sentence, the subject "tú" is being referred to, which means "you" in English. Therefore, the correct form of the verb "to be" in the second person singular is "eres."

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  • 22. 

    The cats are ugly. Los gatos___________feos.

    • A.

      Son

    • B.

      Es

    • C.

      Están

    • D.

      Eres

    Correct Answer
    A. Son
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "son" because it is the correct form of the verb "ser" (to be) in the third person plural form. In this sentence, "son" is used to indicate that the cats are ugly.

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  • 23. 

    She is confused. Ella_____________confundida.

    • A.

      Son

    • B.

      Es

    • C.

      Están

    • D.

      Está

    Correct Answer
    D. Está
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "está". In Spanish, the verb "estar" is used to express temporary states or conditions, such as confusion. Since Ella is currently experiencing confusion, the correct form of the verb is "está".

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  • 24. 

    You are lost. Usted__________perdido.

    • A.

      Estoy

    • B.

      Estás

    • C.

      Está

    • D.

      Soy

    Correct Answer
    C. Está
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "está" because it is the correct form of the verb "estar" in the third person singular form. "Está" is used to describe the temporary state or condition of being lost.

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  • 25. 

    The class is clean. La clase___________limpia.

    • A.

      Soy

    • B.

      Están

    • C.

      Está

    • D.

      Eres

    Correct Answer
    C. Está
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "está" because it agrees with the subject "la clase" which is singular and in the third person. "Está" is the conjugated form of the verb "estar" in the present tense.

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