Spanish Definite Articles Practice

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Spanish Definite Articles Practice - Quiz

This practice will cover Spanish Definite Articles.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    _____libro

    • A.

      El

    • B.

      La

    • C.

      Los

    • D.

      Las

    • E.

      Un

    Correct Answer
    A. El
    Explanation
    The word "libro" is a masculine noun in Spanish, so the correct definite article to use before it is "el". "El" is the singular masculine form of the definite article, used before singular masculine nouns.

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  • 2. 

    ______amiga

    Correct Answer
    la
  • 3. 

    _______muchachos

    Correct Answer
    los
    Explanation
    The word "los" is the correct answer because it is the plural form of the Spanish word "muchacho," which means "boy" or "young man." The given text suggests that there are multiple individuals being referred to, and "los" is the appropriate word to indicate this plural form.

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  • 4. 

    ______maestro

    Correct Answer
    el
    Explanation
    The given question is incomplete and does not provide any context or information to determine the correct answer. It only presents a fragment of a word, "maestro," and asks for the correct answer. Without any additional information, it is impossible to provide a meaningful explanation for the given answer "el."

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  • 5. 

    _______señor

    Correct Answer
    el
    Explanation
    The given answer "el" is correct because it is the masculine singular definite article in Spanish. In Spanish, nouns are classified as either masculine or feminine, and the definite article "el" is used before masculine singular nouns. Therefore, when referring to "señor" (which means "sir" or "mister" in English), the correct definite article to use is "el".

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  • 6. 

    ______señoritas

    Correct Answer
    las
    Explanation
    The word "las" is the correct answer because it is the plural form of the feminine article "la" in Spanish. In this context, "señoritas" refers to multiple young women or ladies, so the plural article "las" is used to indicate that.

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  • 7. 

    _______apartamento

    Correct Answer
    el
    Explanation
    In Spanish, the word "apartamento" is masculine. Therefore, the definite article used before it should also be masculine, which is "el".

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  • 8. 

    _______chicos

    Correct Answer
    los
  • 9. 

    _____mujer *

    Correct Answer
    la
    Explanation
    In Spanish, nouns have gender, either masculine or feminine. The word "mujer" is a feminine noun, so it requires the feminine definite article "la" before it. The definite article "la" is used to refer to singular feminine nouns in Spanish.

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  • 10. 

    _____casas

    Correct Answer
    las
    Explanation
    The word "las" is the correct answer because it is the plural form of the word "casa" in Spanish. In Spanish, nouns have gender and number, and "casa" is a feminine noun that becomes plural by adding the suffix "-s" to form "casas." Therefore, "las" is the correct plural form of "casa" in this context.

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  • 11. 

    _____ropa

    Correct Answer
    la
  • 12. 

    _____vestido

    Correct Answer
    el
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "el." In Spanish, nouns have gender, and "vestido" is a masculine noun. Therefore, it should be preceded by the masculine definite article "el."

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  • 13. 

    ______chaquetas

    Correct Answer
    las
    Explanation
    The given correct answer "las" is the plural form of the Spanish word "chaquetas", which means "jackets" in English.

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  • 14. 

    _______papel

    Correct Answer
    el
    Explanation
    The given answer "el" is correct because it is the definite article in Spanish that corresponds to the masculine singular noun "papel". In Spanish, nouns are categorized as either masculine or feminine, and "papel" is a masculine noun. Therefore, it requires the masculine definite article "el" before it.

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  • 15. 

    ______perro

    Correct Answer
    el
  • 16. 

    ______falda

    Correct Answer
    la, La
    Explanation
    The word "falda" is a feminine noun in Spanish. In Spanish, nouns have gender, either masculine or feminine. When a feminine noun is used, the corresponding article to use is "la". Therefore, the correct answer is "la".

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  • 17. 

    ______zapatos

    Correct Answer
    los
    Explanation
    The word "los" is the correct answer because it is the plural form of the Spanish word "el" which means "the" in English. In this context, "los" is used to indicate that the word "zapatos" (which means "shoes" in English) is plural.

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  • 18. 

    _____televisión 

    Correct Answer
    la
    Explanation
    The word "televisión" is a feminine noun in Spanish, so the correct article to use before it is "la". In Spanish, nouns are classified as either masculine or feminine, and the article used before a noun must match its gender. In this case, since "televisión" is feminine, the correct article is "la".

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  • 19. 

    ______camisetas

    Correct Answer
    las
    Explanation
    The given answer "las" is correct because it agrees with the noun "camisetas" in gender and number. "Las" is the feminine plural form of the definite article "the" in Spanish, which is used before plural feminine nouns. In this case, "las" is used before the plural feminine noun "camisetas" which means "t-shirts" in English.

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  • 20. 

    ____profesor

    Correct Answer
    el
    Explanation
    The given answer "el" is the correct answer because it is the correct form of the Spanish definite article "the" used before a masculine singular noun. In this case, "profesor" is a masculine singular noun, so it is correct to use "el" before it.

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  • 21. 

    ______chicos son Carlos y Marcos.

    Correct Answer
    Los
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Los" because it is the plural form of the article "El" which is used to refer to masculine nouns. In this case, "chicos" is a masculine noun and since there are two boys (Carlos and Marcos), the plural form "Los" is used to indicate that.

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  • 22. 

    ______señora Ricardo es maestra.

    Correct Answer
    La
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "La" because "señora" is a feminine noun and in Spanish, feminine nouns are preceded by the article "la".

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  • 23. 

    _____muchacho es Juan.

    Correct Answer
    El
  • 24. 

    ______hombres son doctores.

    Correct Answer
    Los
    Explanation
    hombres son doctores.

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  • 25. 

    _____muchachos son estudiantes.

    Correct Answer
    Los
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Los".
    In Spanish, "Los" is a masculine plural definite article that is used before masculine plural nouns. In this sentence, "muchachos" is a masculine plural noun meaning "boys" or "guys", and "son" is the verb meaning "are". Therefore, "Los" is the correct article to use before "muchachos" to indicate that the boys are students.

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  • 26. 

    ______mujer es la señora Ramos.

    Correct Answer
    La
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "La". In Spanish, nouns have gender, and "mujer" is a feminine noun. Therefore, the correct article to use before "mujer" is "la", which is the feminine singular form of "the". This indicates that the woman being referred to is Mrs. Ramos.

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  • 27. 

    _____muchacha es estudiante.

    Correct Answer
    La
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "La" because it is the feminine singular article in Spanish, used before a singular feminine noun. In this case, "muchacha" is a singular feminine noun, so it requires the feminine article "La" before it.

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  • 28. 

    ______señoras son maestras.

    Correct Answer
    Las
    Explanation
    The given sentence is incomplete and lacks context. However, based on the provided information, it can be inferred that the missing word should be "Las" to complete the sentence. This is because "señoras" is a feminine noun in Spanish, and the article "Las" is the feminine plural form of "the" in Spanish. Therefore, the correct answer is "Las".

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  • 29. 

    _____señor Gomez es policía.

    Correct Answer
    El
    Explanation
    señor Gomez es policía.

    The given sentence is incomplete and it is not clear what is being referred to as "El". Without further context, it is not possible to provide a complete explanation for the correct answer.

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  • 30. 

    ______perro es gordo.

    Correct Answer
    El
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "El". In Spanish, the word "perro" means dog, and the word "gordo" means fat. In this sentence, "el" is used as the article "the" to refer to a specific dog. So, the correct sentence in English would be "The dog is fat."

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  • 31. 

    ____pluma

    Correct Answer
    la
    Explanation
    The given answer "la" is correct because it is the correct form of the definite article "the" in Spanish. In Spanish, nouns are categorized as either masculine or feminine, and "pluma" is a feminine noun. Therefore, the correct definite article to use with "pluma" is "la".

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  • 32. 

    ____lección

    Correct Answer
    la
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "la". In Spanish, "la" is a feminine definite article used before singular feminine nouns. Since the word "lección" is a feminine noun, it requires the feminine definite article "la" before it.

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  • 33. 

    ____muchachas

    Correct Answer
    las
    Explanation
    The given answer "las" is the correct form of the Spanish word for "the" when referring to feminine plural nouns. In this case, "muchachas" is a feminine plural noun, so the correct form of "the" to use is "las."

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  • 34. 

    _____día * (special word) remember

    Correct Answer
    el
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "el" because the word "día" is masculine singular in Spanish, and the definite article that corresponds to masculine singular nouns is "el".

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  • 35. 

    _____clase * (special word)

    Correct Answer
    la
  • 36. 

    _____escuela

    Correct Answer
    la
  • 37. 

    _____familia

    Correct Answer
    la
  • 38. 

    _____señoritas

    Correct Answer
    las
    Explanation
    The word "las" is the correct answer because it is the plural form of the Spanish article "la", which means "the" in English. In this context, "las" is used to refer to a group of feminine nouns, specifically "señoritas", which means "young ladies" or "misses". The word "las" agrees in gender and number with the noun it modifies, indicating that there are multiple señoritas.

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  • 39. 

    _____profesores

    Correct Answer
    los
  • 40. 

    _____casa

    Correct Answer
    la
  • 41. 

    ______comunidad

    Correct Answer
    la
  • 42. 

    ____apartamento

    Correct Answer
    el
    Explanation
    The word "el" is the correct answer because it is the definite article in Spanish, used before masculine singular nouns. In this case, "apartamento" is a masculine singular noun, so it requires the definite article "el" before it.

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