In this Spanish Easy Review vocabulary quiz you will be reviewing how to tell your age. When you are young, your age is a big thing. You are constantly being asked: How old are you? In fact, you seem to ask that question of someone else just as often. In order to do this quiz, you will need to have developed some skills and some Spanish vocabulary words. Words that include question words, words that include counting and which verb ‘to be’ should be used. As age is constantly changing, it is a temporary condition. The Spanish temporary to be verb is estar.
To ask someone their age in Spanish you would ask: ¿Cuántos años tienes?
[Did you notice the two questions marks with the first being upside down? That is very important!] This question literally translates as: How many years do you have? You can now respond to this question in two ways. The first is: I have 12 years. The second way is: I am 12. In Spanish this would be:
Yo tengo doce años. (You could also answer: Tengo doce años.)
Estoy doce. (You could also answer: Yo estoy doce.
If you have not already taken the Spanish Easy Review quiz titled Ser versus Estar you might want to check that one out right now as it will show you how to conjugate estar. If you feel comfortable with that, then move on to the quiz below.
There are ten sentences that will ask for a person’s age with an answer given in English. From the four answers given. Locate the correct Spanish Answer to the question. Make sure you pay attention to the correct conjugation of the verb, as well as to the number vocabulary.