Spanish Verbs Saber and Conocer: Preterite Tense

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Yo _____ a mi esposa en Colorado. (I met my wife in Colorado)

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1. Él _____ dónde estaba el archivo. He knew where the file was.

2. Nosotros _____ Denver, CO. We are familiar with Denver, CO.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In Spanish, there are two versions of the verb to know. This quiz will help you determine how well you can use both saber and conocer in the past tense by asking you to fill in the blanks with the right conjugated form of the applicable verb.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using this quiz, test your understanding of:

  • When to use saber versus conocer in Spanish
  • How to correctly conjugate both verbs
  • Preterite tense spelling and accents

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use knowledge of saber and conocer to complete Spanish sentences
  • Information recall - remember the different uses of saber and conocer
  • Knowledge application - apply what you know about the different meanings of these similar verbs to correctly translate English sentences to Spanish

Additional Learning

If you'd like to know more about the difference between these two Spanish verbs, read the lesson called Spanish Verbs Saber and Conocer: Preterite Tense. With it, you'll accomplish the following objectives:

  • Memorize the specific uses of both saber and conocer
  • Distinguish the regular and irregular conjugations of each verb in the preterite tense
  • Review examples of both forms of to know and apply them to practice sentences
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