Spanish 1st Semester Grammar Test

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Spanish 1st Semester Grammar Test - Quiz


Articles, singulars, plurals, telling time.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Write the article for the following words  el or lagato

    Explanation
    The given answer "el" is a Spanish word that means "the" in English. It is a masculine singular definite article used before a masculine singular noun. In Spanish, articles are used to indicate the gender and number of nouns. "El" is used before masculine singular nouns, while "la" is used before feminine singular nouns. In this case, since there is no context provided, it is not possible to determine the exact meaning or usage of the word "el".

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  • 2. 

    Pluma

    Explanation
    "La" is the feminine definite article in Spanish, used before feminine singular nouns. In this case, "pluma" is a feminine singular noun, so it requires the feminine definite article "la" before it.

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  • 3. 

    Tablero

  • 4. 

    Pizarra

  • 5. 

    Pared (f)

  • 6. 

    Lapiz (m)

    Explanation
    The given correct answer "el" is the definite article in Spanish that corresponds to the masculine singular noun "lapiz" (meaning "pencil" in English). In Spanish, nouns have gender, and "lapiz" is a masculine noun, so it is preceded by the masculine definite article "el".

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  • 7. 

    Write the plurals for the following:suelo

    • A.

      El suelo

    • B.

      Los suelos

    • C.

      Las suelas

    Correct Answer
    B. Los suelos
    Explanation
    The given correct answer "los suelos" is the plural form of the word "el suelo" which means "the floor" in English. The word "suelos" is the plural noun form used when referring to multiple floors or surfaces. It is important to note that "las suelas" is not the correct plural form for "el suelo" as it means "the soles" in English, referring to the bottom part of shoes.

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  • 8. 

    Pluma

    • A.

      Las plumos

    • B.

      Las plumas

    • C.

      El plumas

    Correct Answer
    B. Las plumas
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "las plumas" because "pluma" is a feminine noun in Spanish, so it requires a feminine article. "Las" is the feminine plural form of the article "la" and agrees with the plural noun "plumas." Therefore, "las plumas" is the correct form to indicate "the feathers" in Spanish.

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  • 9. 

    El techo

    • A.

      El techos

    • B.

      Las techas

    • C.

      Los techos

    Correct Answer
    C. Los techos
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "los techos" because "techos" is a masculine noun in Spanish, and the article "los" is used to indicate plural masculine nouns. Therefore, "los techos" means "the roofs" in English.

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  • 10. 

    Pupitre (m)

    • A.

      La pupitre

    • B.

      Las pupitres

    • C.

      Los pupitres

    Correct Answer
    C. Los pupitres
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "los pupitres" because "pupitre" is a masculine noun and the article "los" is used to indicate the plural form of masculine nouns in Spanish. Therefore, "los pupitres" means "the desks" in English.

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  • 11. 

    Vela

    • A.

      Los velas

    • B.

      Las velas

    • C.

      La vela

    Correct Answer
    B. Las velas
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "las velas" because the word "velas" is plural, and in Spanish, plural nouns are usually preceded by the article "las". Therefore, "las velas" is the correct way to say "the candles" in Spanish.

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  • 12. 

    El estante

    • A.

      El estantes

    • B.

      Las estantes

    • C.

      Los estantes

    Correct Answer
    C. Los estantes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "los estantes" because "estantes" is a masculine noun in Spanish, so it requires the masculine article "los" to indicate plural. "El estante" is singular and refers to one shelf, while "los estantes" is plural and refers to multiple shelves. "Las estantes" would be incorrect because "las" is the feminine article and does not match the gender of the noun.

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  • 13. 

    El papel

    • A.

      La papeles

    • B.

      Las papeles

    • C.

      Los papeles

    Correct Answer
    C. Los papeles
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "los papeles" because "papeles" is a masculine noun in Spanish, and when referring to multiple masculine objects, the correct article to use is "los".

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  • 14. 

    El imagen

    • A.

      La imagenes

    • B.

      Las imagenes

    • C.

      Los imagenes

    Correct Answer
    C. Los imagenes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "los imagenes" because "imagenes" is a plural noun in Spanish and the article "los" is used before plural masculine nouns. Therefore, "los imagenes" is the correct way to say "the images" in Spanish.

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  • 15. 

    La pelicula

    • A.

      Las peliculas

    • B.

      La peliculas

    • C.

      Los peliculas

    Correct Answer
    A. Las peliculas
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "las peliculas" because "las" is the plural form of the feminine article "la" and "peliculas" is the plural form of the noun "pelicula" which means "movie" in Spanish. Therefore, "las peliculas" translates to "the movies" in English.

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  • 16. 

    El joven

    • A.

      La joven

    • B.

      Las jovenes

    • C.

      Los jovenes

    Correct Answer
    C. Los jovenes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "los jovenes" because in Spanish, "joven" is a masculine noun, so it requires the masculine plural article "los" to match. This means that the correct translation is "the young men" or "the young people."

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  • 17. 

    Computadora

    • A.

      Las computadora

    • B.

      Los computadoras

    • C.

      Las computadoras

    Correct Answer
    C. Las computadoras
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "las computadoras" because "computadoras" is a feminine noun in Spanish, so it should be preceded by the feminine article "las." The plural form of "computadora" is "computadoras," so the correct phrase is "las computadoras."

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  • 18. 

    El lapiz

    • A.

      Los lapizs

    • B.

      Los lapices

    • C.

      Las lapices

    Correct Answer
    B. Los lapices
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "los lapices" because "los" is the masculine plural form of the article "the" in Spanish, and "lapices" is the plural form of the noun "lapiz" which means "pencil". Therefore, "los lapices" translates to "the pencils" in English.

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  • 19. 

    El estudiante

    • A.

      Las estudiantes

    • B.

      Los estudiantes

    • C.

      Los estudiante

    Correct Answer
    B. Los estudiantes
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "los estudiantes". In Spanish, "estudiante" is a masculine noun, so it requires the article "los" which is the plural form of the masculine article "el". Therefore, "los estudiantes" is the correct way to refer to a group of male students.

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  • 20. 

    El mapa

    • A.

      Las mapas

    • B.

      Los mapas

    • C.

      Las mapas.

    Correct Answer
    B. Los mapas
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "los mapas" because "mapas" is a masculine noun in Spanish, so it requires the masculine article "los" to match in gender and number. "Las mapas" would be incorrect because "las" is the feminine article and does not match the gender of the noun.

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  • 21. 

    2:30 in the afternoon

    • A.

      Son los dos y un cuarto

    • B.

      Son los dos y media de la tarde

    • C.

      Son los dos y venticinco

    Correct Answer
    B. Son los dos y media de la tarde
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "son los dos y media de la tarde" which translates to "it is two-thirty in the afternoon". This answer is correct because it accurately represents the time in Spanish. "Dos y media" means "two-thirty" and "de la tarde" means "in the afternoon".

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  • 22. 

    10:20 AM

    • A.

      Son las diez y veintecinco

    • B.

      Son las diez y veinte

    • C.

      Son las diez y media

    Correct Answer
    B. Son las diez y veinte
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "son las diez y veinte" because it correctly translates to "it is ten twenty" in English, indicating the time as 10:20 AM.

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  • 23. 

    1:07

    • A.

      Son las una y siete

    • B.

      Son las una y veintesiete

    • C.

      Es la una y siete

    Correct Answer
    C. Es la una y siete
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "es la una y siete". This is the correct way to say "it is one o'clock and seven minutes" in Spanish. The phrase "es la una" means "it is one o'clock" and "y siete" means "and seven". Therefore, "es la una y siete" accurately represents the given time.

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  • 24. 

    4:40

    • A.

      Son las cuatro y veinte

    • B.

      Son las cuatro y cuarentacinco

    • C.

      Son las cinco menos veinte

    Correct Answer
    C. Son las cinco menos veinte
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "son las cinco menos veinte." This is because the time given is 4:40, which means it is twenty minutes before 5 o'clock. In Spanish, "menos" means "minus" or "less," so "cinco menos veinte" translates to "five minus twenty," indicating that it is twenty minutes before five o'clock.

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  • 25. 

    8:17

    • A.

      Son las ocho y diecisiete

    • B.

      Son las ocho y siete

    • C.

      Son las ocho y setenta

    Correct Answer
    A. Son las ocho y diecisiete
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "son las ocho y diecisiete" because it correctly translates to "it's eight seventeen" in English. The phrase "diecisiete" means "seventeen" in Spanish, so when combined with "ocho" (eight), it accurately represents the time as 8:17. The other options "son las ocho y siete" (it's eight seven) and "son las ocho y setenta" (it's eight seventy) do not accurately represent the time 8:17.

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