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Shape Up!
In this quiz you'll learn the Spanish words for different shapes, such as squares.

Shape Up!

In this Spanish Difficult Review picture quiz you will be checking out some mathematical shapes such as circles and diamonds. The quiz is also a continuation of or a sister quiz to the Spanish Difficult Review picture quiz titled Shape-Shifters!.

When it comes to mathematical shapes, the English and Spanish words are extremely similar, though not exact. This can make it rather easy to learn the shapes in Spanish so long as you remember the slight variations in spelling. Therefore, for this quiz you will once again need to focus on spelling in order to locate the correct Spanish answer for the English capitalized word. Now, let’s shape up and work on our shapes!

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1.
Here you have eight CIRCLES with one of them being red.
circules
círculos
circúlos
circulés
Although the English and Spanish words are very similar, they are not exact. The Spanish word for circles is círculos. Note the accent mark above the 'i'.
2.
Be careful not to bump the CORNER.
corner
esquiña
esquina
cornero
This one is a little tricky unless you are familiar with the Spanish word for corner. It is not similar to the English word so the first and last answers can be eliminated. The Spanish word for corner is esquina. There are no accent marks.
3.
This glass building is an example of a CYLINDER.
cilindro
cilendro
ceilindro
cilíndro
Here you can see that the English and Spanish shape words are very similar. However, in Spanish the word for cylinder is cilindro. There are no accent marks.
4.
This window is in the shape of a DIAMOND.
diamonte
diamande
diamante
diamonde
All four answers are very similar, however, the Spanish word for diamond is diamante. Note that the ending 'ond' became 'ante'.
5.
The construction worker is holding his level HORIZONTAL.
horézontal
horízontal
horizóntel
horizontal
This is one of the really easy ones to remember because the English and Spanish words for horizontal are exactly the same, i.e., horizontal. There are no accent marks.
6.
The base of this fountain is in the shape of an OCTAGON.
óctagono
octagono
octágono
octagóno
Once again as you can see here, the English and Spanish shape words are very similar. However, in Spanish the word for octagon is octágono. Note that there is an accent mark above the 'a'.
7.
In order to see the lights of a rainbow the light is passed through a PRISM.
prisme
prisma
prísmo
prismó
Here you can see that the English and Spanish shape words are very similar. However, in Spanish the word for prism is prisma. There are no accent marks.
8.
These hands are forming a ROUND circle.
roundio
rounda
redóndo
redondo
In this case, the Spanish word for round is not as similar to the English word. This means that the first and second answers can be eliminated. The Spanish word for round is redondo. There are no accent marks.
9.
These checkerboard pieces are in the shape of SQUARES.
cuadrados
cuadrádos
cuádrados
cuadradós
For this shape the English and Spanish words are quite different. The Spanish word for squares is cuadrados. There are no accent marks.
10.
A tree grows VERTICAL as it reaches for the light and warmth of the sun.
vertícal
virticál
virtícal
vertical
This is another one of the really easy ones to remember because the English and Spanish words for vertical are exactly the same, i.e., vertical. There are no accent marks.
Author:  Christine G. Broome

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