Regular Present Tense Verbs

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Present Tense Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 

    Mi madre ______________ (limpiar) la casa los domingos.

    Explanation
    The given sentence is in Spanish and it translates to "My mother cleans the house on Sundays." In Spanish, the verb "limpiar" means "to clean" and when conjugated in the third person singular form, it becomes "limpia." Therefore, the correct answer is "limpia," which matches the subject "mi madre" (my mother) and the present tense of the verb "limpiar" (to clean).

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  • 2. 

    Mi esposo y yo __________________ (mirar) la televisión.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "miramos" because the sentence is in the present tense and the subject "mi esposo y yo" is plural. Therefore, the verb "mirar" needs to be conjugated in the first person plural form, which is "miramos".

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  • 3. 

    El Hombre Araña (Spider Man) _____________ (subir) las paredes.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "sube." In Spanish, the verb "subir" means "to climb" or "to go up." The subject of the sentence is "El Hombre Araña" which means "Spider Man." The verb form "sube" is the third person singular form of the verb, which agrees with the subject. Therefore, the correct sentence would be "El Hombre Araña sube las paredes," which translates to "Spider Man climbs the walls."

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  • 4. 

    El Hombre Murciélago (Batman) y El Guasón (Joker) ______________  (vivir)  en La Ciudad de Gotham. 

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "viven". In Spanish, the verb "vivir" means "to live". The subject of the sentence is "El Hombre Murciélago (Batman) y El Guasón (Joker)", which is plural, so the correct form of the verb is "viven". This means that Batman and Joker live in the city of Gotham.

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  • 5. 

    Mi hermana __________________ (beber) agua con la comida.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "bebe" because it is the correct conjugation of the verb "beber" for the subject "mi hermana" in the present tense.

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  • 6. 

    ¿Adónde _________________ (viajar) tú durante el verano?

    Explanation
    The given correct answer "viajas" is the second person singular form of the verb "viajar" in the present tense. In the question, the verb "viajar" is used in the context of asking someone where they will travel during the summer. Therefore, the correct form of the verb to complete the sentence is "viajas," which means "do you travel."

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  • 7. 

    Nosotros ________________ (tomar) apuntes en la clase de historia para sacar una buena nota.

    Explanation
    In this sentence, the verb "tomar" is conjugated in the first person plural form "tomamos" to agree with the subject "nosotros" (we). The sentence is talking about the action of taking notes in the history class in order to get a good grade.

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  • 8. 

    Mi esposo __________  (comer) el cereal por la noche.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "come" because it matches the subject "mi esposo" (my husband) in the present tense. In Spanish, when referring to the third person singular (he/she/it), the verb form ends in "-e" in the present tense. Therefore, "come" is the correct conjugation of the verb "comer" (to eat) for the sentence "Mi esposo come el cereal por la noche" (My husband eats cereal at night).

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  • 9. 

    Mis estudiantes ______________ (practicar) deportes por la tarde.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "practican" because it agrees with the subject "mis estudiantes" which is plural. In Spanish, when talking about a plural subject, the verb "practicar" needs to be conjugated in the third person plural form, which is "practican". This form indicates that the students are the ones who practice sports in the afternoon.

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  • 10. 

    Yo _______________ (escribir) un correo electrónico. 

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "escribo" because it matches the subject "yo" (I) and the verb "escribir" (to write) in the present tense.

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  • 11. 

    Mis primos ______________ (nadar) en la alberca.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "nadan" because it is the correct conjugation of the verb "nadar" in the present tense for the subject "mis primos". In Spanish, when the subject is plural (like "mis primos" which means "my cousins"), the verb also needs to be in plural form. Therefore, "nadan" is the correct form of the verb for this sentence, meaning "my cousins swim in the pool."

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  • 12. 

    ¿Cuántos libros _________________ (leer) tú durante el verano?

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "lees." This is because the question is asking how many books "you" read during the summer, and "lees" is the correct conjugation of the verb "leer" (to read) for the second person singular form of "you."

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  • 13. 

    Yo ______________________ (trabajar) en el Colegio de Hewitt-Trussville.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "trabajo" because it is the correct conjugation of the verb "trabajar" in the first person singular form. The sentence is saying "I work at the Hewitt-Trussville School."

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  • 14. 

    Lili Ann y yo  ____________________  (salir) para comer en un restaurante.

    Explanation
    Lili Ann y yo salimos para comer en un restaurante.

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  • 15. 

    Los Highsteppers __________________ (bailar) en el campo de fútbol americano.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "bailan" because the subject "Los Highsteppers" is plural, and in Spanish, when the subject is plural, the verb also needs to be in the plural form. Therefore, the correct conjugation of the verb "bailar" for the subject "Los Highsteppers" is "bailan."

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  • 16. 

    Mi perro _________________ (lamer) su pierna cuando le duele.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "lame." In this sentence, the verb "lamer" means "to lick." The subject "Mi perro" (my dog) is performing the action of licking, so the correct form of the verb is "lame." This sentence is saying that the dog licks its leg when it is in pain.

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  • 17. 

    Mi padre __________________  (planchar) la ropa para su familia.

    Explanation
    Mi padre plancha la ropa para su familia. (My father irons the clothes for his family.) The correct answer "plancha" is the third person singular form of the verb "planchar" in the present tense. In Spanish, verbs change their endings depending on the subject pronoun and the tense. In this case, "plancha" is used because it agrees with the subject pronoun "mi padre" (my father) and indicates that the action is happening in the present.

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  • 18. 

    La maestra __________________ (abrir) la puerta cuando suena el timbre.

    Explanation
    In this sentence, "abre" is the correct answer because it is the conjugated form of the verb "abrir" in the third person singular (él/ella/usted) present tense. The sentence is talking about the teacher opening the door when the bell rings.

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  • 19. 

    Mi esposo y yo ________________________ (cuidar) a nuestro perro.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "cuidamos". In this sentence, the verb "cuidar" means "to take care of". The subject of the sentence is "mi esposo y yo" which means "my husband and I". The verb form "cuidamos" is the correct conjugation of the verb for the subject "mi esposo y yo" in the present tense. Therefore, the sentence translates to "My husband and I take care of our dog."

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  • 20. 

    Los padres _____________________ (cubrir) el niño con la cobija.

    Explanation
    In this sentence, "Los padres cubren el niño con la cobija," the verb "cubren" is the correct form to use. "Cubren" is the third person plural form of the verb "cubrir" in the present tense, which agrees with the subject "Los padres" (the parents). The sentence translates to "The parents cover the child with the blanket."

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