Basic Spanish Writing Conventions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What does a word's gender refer to?

Question 2 2. What gender is the noun libro?

Question 3 3. What gender is the noun ciudad?

Question 4 4.

Complete the sentence with the negative word that fits best.

-No quiero ir a clase. -Yo _____. -I don't want to go to class. -Me _____.

Question 5 5.

Complete the sentence with the negative word that fits best.

_____ conozco a nadie en esta fiesta.I _____ know anybody at this party.

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Question 6 6.

Complete the sentence with the negative word that fits best.

No veo _____ comida que me gusta. I don't see _____ food that I like.

Question 7 7. Contar is a o-ue stem changing verb. What is the correct word for 'you count'?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is true of irregular verbs in Spanish?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT one of the types of irregular verbs in Spanish?

Question 10 10. The sentence 'The dog is of him' in Spanish is:

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Question 11 11. El Azteca is a famous restaurant in Mexico City. Yo vengo means 'I come' and you want to tell your friends about the fantastic meal you had there. To begin with 'I come from El Azteca', you say:

Question 12 12. El hospital means 'the hospital'. This is how you say 'I go to the hospital' in Spanish:

Question 13 13. Juan told Sandra he is from Mexico. What question word was used to ask about his origin?

Question 14 14. 'Cuánto? means How much. What does 'Cuántos? or 'Cuántas? ask?

Question 15 15. Which question word was used to ask the year in which Picasso painted his work of art?

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Question 16 16. How would you describe a famous person who you believe to be strange or odd?

Question 17 17. If your dinner host asks you Estás cansado? what is he asking you?

Question 18 18. After dinner you are served a delicious piece of chocolate cake. What could you say about the cake?

Question 19 19. The following grave word needs an accent on its second to last syllable as per mark rules:

Question 20 20. The word ointment for Spanish is pronounced: oon-gwehn-toh. Based on this pronunciation, its correct spelling is:

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Question 21 21. The following acute word needs an accent on its last syllable as per mark rules:

Question 22 22.

What type of punctuation do you need in the following sentence?

Mi padre dice, ''No puedes hacerlo _____

(My father says, ''You can not do it _____)

Question 23 23. Which of the following CANNOT be used to show a quotation in Spanish?

Question 24 24.

What type of punctuation mark do you need in this sentence?

Mi padre come manzanas _____ y mi madre bebe leche. (My father is eating apples _____ and my mother is drinking milk.)

Question 25 25. 'What do you prefer? I ask because I need to make plans.' is below in Spanish. What is the CORRECT way to use capitals in this case?

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Question 26 26. You want to write a letter to Paula, your friend from Argentina. You begin with 'Dear Paula, I have a lot to tell you.' You have the Spanish words below but you must pick the CORRECT one:

Question 27 27. The following excerpts mean 'My cat is sick. The vomit started last night.' but they are separated with an ellipsis instead of a period. The CORRECT form is:

Question 28 28. What is a noun?

Question 29 29.

Complete the sentence with the negative word that fits best.

No tengo _____ en mi mochila. I don't have _____ in my backpack.

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT one of the spelling changes in irregular Spanish verbs? (hint: Remember that the purpose of the spelling change is to correctly represent the sound spoken in the verb.)

Basic Spanish Writing Conventions Chapter Exam Instructions

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