Spanish Medium Review Quiz - Language - Completing Spanish Medium Review (Questions)

This Spanish Medium Review quiz will complete the academic series of quizzes by taking you on a quick review ride. To have come this far is an amazing feat! The journey may not have always been a smooth one but nothing worth having, or learning, is all smooth sailing. It’s the rough spots where you often learn the most. Now that those are behind you, it is time to take a quick glance back to see just how far you have come on your journey towards learning Spanish.

In the Spanish Medium Review quiz titled Spanish Medium Summary Review, you were tested on a variety or rules that are found in Spanish. This quiz will continue you on that course. It is so very critical for you to come to learn and understand each rule found in this new language as each rule is very necessary in order to continue you on your way towards venturing on to the Spanish Difficult Review quiz series.

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The rules found here in this quiz can go back to what you learned in either Spanish Easy Review or in Spanish Medium Review as each rule remains just as relevant in both series, and on. Now, if you believe that you are ready, then begin your final Spanish Medium Review academic quiz!

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1. In Spanish, nouns generally ____.
[ ] are capitalized to show them off
[ ] are never made plural
[ ] end in an 'o' or an 'a'
[ ] are masculine or feminine
2. Which of the following is not a properly written date?
[ ] 23 de abril de 2012
[ ] 8 de noviembre de 1997
[ ] 28 febrero de 2000
[ ] 12 de octubre de 1492
3. What is the rule regarding irregular verbs?
[ ] there is no hard fast rule to follow
[ ] with the first person 'I' (yo), the verb ending is dropped and a 'g' is added before adding the present tense verb endings
[ ] only ER verbs contain irregular verbs
[ ] all verbs that begin with the letter J are irregular verbs
4. Which of the following is not a past tense verb ending for an AR verb?
[ ] aron
[ ] é
[ ] asteis
[ ] an
5. The preposition ____ is commonly used to mean 'for' when the meaning of that 'for' is to indicate either, for me, for him, for her, for you, for it, for them or for us.
[ ] en
[ ] por
[ ] para
[ ] de
6. When 'then' is referring to saying 'at that time', in Spanish you use the word ____.
[ ] cuándo
[ ] entonces
[ ] que
[ ] algunos
7. Which of the following is not an indefinite article?
[ ] unes
[ ] unos
[ ] una
[ ] un
8. The Spanish word for inside is ____.
[ ] cerca de
[ ] fuera
[ ] debajo de
[ ] dentro
9. The preposition ____ is commonly used to mean 'for' as in 'because of', 'for the benefit of' and 'in exchange for'.
[ ] para
[ ] de
[ ] por
[ ] en
10. The past tense endings for regular IR verbs are ____.
[ ] í, este, ó, emos, esteís, eron
[ ] í, iste, ió, imos, isteis, ieron
[ ] é, aste, ó, amos, asteís, aron
[ ] o, es, e, imos, ís, en
Spanish Medium Review Quiz - Language - Completing Spanish Medium Review (Answers)
1. In Spanish, nouns generally ____.
[ ] are capitalized to show them off
[ ] are never made plural
[ ] end in an 'o' or an 'a'
[x] are masculine or feminine
In Spanish, nouns generally are masculine or feminine. (This information can be found in the Spanish Easy Review quiz titled Grammar: Subject Pronouns: Understanding Masculine and Feminine.)
2. Which of the following is not a properly written date?
[ ] 23 de abril de 2012
[ ] 8 de noviembre de 1997
[x] 28 febrero de 2000
[ ] 12 de octubre de 1492
In Spanish the date must show two possessions, i.e., de, in it. The month possesses the day and the year possesses the month. Therefore, there should be a de after the numbered day and a de between the month and the year. The third answer is missing the de between the numbered day and the month. (This information can be found in the Spanish Medium Review quiz titled Writing: How to Write Today’s Date!.)
3. What is the rule regarding irregular verbs?
[x] there is no hard fast rule to follow
[ ] with the first person 'I' (yo), the verb ending is dropped and a 'g' is added before adding the present tense verb endings
[ ] only ER verbs contain irregular verbs
[ ] all verbs that begin with the letter J are irregular verbs
The thing about irregular verbs in Spanish is that there is no hard fast rule to follow. It is all based on memorization. (This information can be found in the Spanish Easy Review quiz titled Grammar: The Irregular Verbs – Head Scratching.)
4. Which of the following is not a past tense verb ending for an AR verb?
[ ] aron
[ ] é
[ ] asteis
[x] an
The first, second and third answers are each past tense form ending for an AR verb. The last answer is a present tense ending for an AR verb. (This information can be found in the Spanish Medium Review quiz titled Grammar: Learning to Conjugate in the Past Tense!.)
5. The preposition ____ is commonly used to mean 'for' when the meaning of that 'for' is to indicate either, for me, for him, for her, for you, for it, for them or for us.
[ ] en
[ ] por
[x] para
[ ] de
The preposition 'para' is commonly used to mean 'for' when the meaning of that 'for' is to indicate either, for me, for him, for her, for you, for it, for them or for us. (This information can be found in the Spanish Medium Review quiz titled Grammar: Learning More About the Prepositions De, En, Para and Por.)
6. When 'then' is referring to saying 'at that time', in Spanish you use the word ____.
[ ] cuándo
[x] entonces
[ ] que
[ ] algunos
When 'then' is referring to saying 'at that time', in Spanish you use the word entonces. (This information can be found in the Spanish Medium Review quiz titled Grammar: Then and Now, Inside and Outside.)
7. Which of the following is not an indefinite article?
[x] unes
[ ] unos
[ ] una
[ ] un
In Spanish, un, una, unos and unas are known as indefinite articles. Unes is misspelled and is not an indefinite article. (This information can be found in the Spanish Easy Review quiz titled Grammar: Using the Spanish Indefinite Article A, Any and Some.)
8. The Spanish word for inside is ____.
[ ] cerca de
[ ] fuera
[ ] debajo de
[x] dentro
The Spanish word for inside is dentro. (This information can be found in the Spanish Medium Review quiz titled Grammar: Then and Now, Inside and Outside.)
9. The preposition ____ is commonly used to mean 'for' as in 'because of', 'for the benefit of' and 'in exchange for'.
[ ] para
[ ] de
[x] por
[ ] en
The preposition 'por' is commonly used to mean 'for' as in 'because of', 'for the benefit of' and 'in exchange for'. (This information can be found in the Spanish Medium Review quiz titled Grammar: Learning More About the Prepositions De, En, Para and Por.)
10. The past tense endings for regular IR verbs are ____.
[ ] í, este, ó, emos, esteís, eron
[x] í, iste, ió, imos, isteis, ieron
[ ] é, aste, ó, amos, asteís, aron
[ ] o, es, e, imos, ís, en
The past tense endings for regular IR verbs are: í, iste, ió, imos, isteis, ieron. (This information can be found in the Spanish Medium Review quiz titled Grammar: Learning to Conjugate in the Past Tense!.)