Practice Spanish Possessive Adjectives

Given the sentence, choose the correct Spanish possessive adjective. This 10 question Spanish quiz is meant to help you practice possessive adjectives in Spanish.

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Estos son _____ amigos

These are my friends

  1. A mis
  2. B míos
  3. C tus
  4. D sus

Possessive adjectives are placed before the noun or possession. ‘Mis’ is a plural adjective that indicates possession for ‘Yo’ (I) which in this case is ‘amigos’.

Mayra, ¿cuál es ______ mochila?

Mayra, which one is your backpack?

  1. A suya
  2. B nuestra
  3. C tu
  4. D mi

‘Tu’ is a possessive adjective that we use to talk about the possessions of ‘tú’’ (informal you). In this case, ‘mochila’ is the possession we’re talking about. ‘Tú’ doesn’t have a feminine form.

Sabrina me dijo que _____ libros son azules

Sabrina told me that her books are blue

  1. A mis
  2. B tuyos
  3. C tus
  4. D sus

Sus’ is a possessive adjective that we use to talk about the possessions of ‘ella’ or ‘él’. In this case, the possession is ‘libros’ which is a plural and masculine noun. Sus is placed before the possession.

Mariana y Marisol son _______ primas

Mariana and Marisol are our cousins

  1. A nuestras
  2. B tu
  3. C nuestros
  4. D suyas

Nuestras’ is a possessive adjective that we use to talk about the possessions of ‘nosotros’. ‘Nuestras’ needs to be placed before a plural, feminine noun (the possession) which in this case is ‘primas’. Nuestras does have a feminine form.

¿Cómo se llama _____ perro, Julián?

What’s your dog’s name, Julián?

  1. A nuestro
  2. B sus
  3. C tus
  4. D tu

‘Tu’ is a possessive adjective that we use to talk about the possessions of ‘tú’ (informal you). In this case, ‘perro’, a singular noun, is the property we’re talking about. ‘Tú’ doesn’t have a feminine form.

No sé cuáles son _______ asientos

I don’t know what our seats are

  1. A mi
  2. B nuestros
  3. C su
  4. D tuyos

Nuestros’ is a possessive adjective that we use to talk about the possessions of ‘nosotros’. ‘Nuestros’ needs to be placed before plural, masculine nouns (the possession) which in this case is ‘asientos’ (seats).

 ______ perro se llama Benito

My dog’s name is Benito

  1. A Mi
  2. B Nuestro
  3. C Tu
  4. D Mío

‘Mi’ is a possessive adjective that we use to talk about the possessions of ‘Yo’ (I). In this case, ‘perro’, a singular noun, is the property we’re talking about. Mi indicates that this belongs to me.

____ hermana habla español

His sister speaks Spanish

  1. A Su
  2. B Nuestras
  3. C Sus
  4. D Tu

Su’ is a possessive adjective that we use to talk about the possessions of ‘ella’ or ‘él’. In this case, the possession is hermana’ which is a plural and feminine noun. Depending on the context, su can be translated as ‘her’ or ‘his’.

Señora, ¿esta es ______ bolsa?

Madam, is this your bag?

  1. A sus
  2. B tus
  3. C su
  4. D nuestro

‘Su’ is a possessive adjective that we use to talk about the possessions of ‘usted’ (formal you). In this case, the possession is ‘bolsa’ which is a plural and masculine noun. In this context, su can be translated as ‘your’.

Mamá, ¿has visto _____ llaves?

Mom, have you seen my keys?

  1. A tus
  2. B mi
  3. C mis
  4. D sus

‘Mis’ is a possessive adjective that we use to talk about the possessions of ‘Yo’ (I). In this case, ‘llaves’  is the property we’re talking about. Mis indicates that a plural object belongs to me.

Quiz Results

Question Answer Given Correct Answer
Estos son _____ amigos
Mayra, ¿cuál es ______ mochila?
Sabrina me dijo que _____ libros son azules
Mariana y Marisol son _______ primas
¿Cómo se llama _____ perro, Julián?
No sé cuáles son _______ asientos
 ______ perro se llama Benito
____ hermana habla español
Señora, ¿esta es ______ bolsa?
Mamá, ¿has visto _____ llaves?

To test your knowledge of possessive adjectives in Spanish, we recommend you take our Spanish Possessive Pronoun Quiz since these sets of pronouns can be easily confused with possessive adjectives.

Spanish Possessive Pronouns Quiz

Given the sentence, fill in the blank with the correct Spanish possessive pronoun. This 10-question Spanish quiz is meant to help you practice Spanish possessive pronouns. 

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Javier, ¿esa mochila es ?

Javier, is that backpack yours?

Spanish possessive pronouns replace a noun (possession) in a sentence and prevent you from sounding too repetitive. Tuya is replacing ‘mochila’, which is a feminine and singular noun.

Oigan, chicos, creo que este libro es

Hey, guys, I think that this book is yours

Suyo is the possessive pronoun for ‘ustedes’ (plural you) and it replaces this person’s possession. Suyo replaces ‘libro’ - a singular, masculine Spanish noun.

No te comas esas galletas, no son

Don’t eat those cookies, they’re not ours

Nuestras replaces the possession or property which in this case is ‘galletas’. Notice that ‘galletas’ is a feminine, plural noun. As a result, ‘nuestras’ needs to match these characteristics

La computadora azul es

The blue computer is mine

Mía is the possessive pronoun for ‘Yo’ (I) and it replaces this person’s possession. ‘Mía’ takes the place of a singular and feminine noun which in this case is ‘la computadora’.

 Señora, creo que esta bolsa es

Madam, I think that is bag is yours

Suya takes the place of ‘bolsa’ - a singular, feminine noun. Suya is the possessive pronoun for ‘usted’ (formal you) and it replaces this person’s possession.

Giselle, ¿estos paraguas son ?

Giselle, are these umbrellas yours?

In this sentence, ‘paraguas’ (umbrellas) is the possession that we’re talking about. Tuyos is one of the possessive pronouns for ‘tú’ (informal you) and it replaces this person’s possessions. ‘Tuyos’ is the possessive pronoun that we use when replacing masculine and plural nouns.

Este lápiz no es

This pencil is not mine

Mío is the possessive pronoun for ‘Yo’ (I) and it replaces this person’s possession. ‘Mío’ takes the place of a singular and masculine noun which in this case is ‘el lápiz’.

Si quieres invitar a Clara, dile tú porque es amiga

If you want to invite Clara, tell her yourself because she’s a friend of yours

‘Tuya’ takes the place of a singular, feminine noun which in this case is ‘amiga’ (friend). Tuya is the possessive pronoun for ‘Yo’ (I) and it replaces this person’s possession.

Esos dulces son

Those candies are ours

Nuestros replaces the possession or property which in this case is ‘dulces’ (candies). Notice that ‘dulces’ is a masculine and plural noun, as a result, ‘nuestros’ needs to match these characteristics.

Sandra, Emmanuel, estas camisas son

Sandra, Emmanuel, these shirts are yours

as’ (shirts). Notice that ‘camisas’ is a masculine and plural noun, as a result, ‘suyas’ needs to match these characteristics.

Quiz Results

Question Answer Given Correct Answer
Javier, ¿esa mochila es _____?
Oigan, chicos, creo que este libro es ______
No te comas esas galletas, no son _______
La computadora azul es _____
 Señora, creo que esta bolsa es ______
Giselle, ¿estos paraguas son ____?
Este lápiz no es ____
Si quieres invitar a Clara, dile tú porque es amiga ____
Esos dulces son____
Sandra, Emmanuel, estas camisas son _______

To test your knowledge of possessive pronouns in Spanish, we recommend you to take our Spanish Possessive Adjectives quiz since these words can be easily confused with possessive pronouns.

Reflexive Verbs Quiz

Given the information, provide the correct conjugation for each sentence. Remember that a reflexive verb conjugation also needs to include a reflexive pronoun.  

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Vosotros el uniforme blanco

You will wear the white uniform (ponerse, future, vosotros)

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (you, plural) is performing the action on/upon itself. ‘Os pondréis’ is the conjugation of vosotros in the future tense.

Mis vecinos muy tarde

My neighbors wake up very late (levantarse, present, ellos)

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (my neighbors) is performing the action on/upon itself. ‘Se levantan’ is the conjugation of ellos in the present tense. These verbs can be used to talk about daily routines.

Neal y yo para ir a trabajar

Neal and I get ready to go to work (arreglarse, present, nosotros)

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (we or ‘Neal and I’) is performing the action on/upon itself. ‘Nos arreglamos’ is the conjugation of nosotros in the present tense. These verbs can be used to talk about daily routines.

Siempre con ropa cómoda

I always wear comfortable clothes (vestirse, present, yo)

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (“I”) is performing the action on/upon itself. ‘Me visto’ is the conjugation of yo in the present tense.

Miguel de malas

Miguel woke up in a bad mood (levantarse, preterite, él)

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (Miguel) is performing the action on/upon itself. ‘Se levantó’ is the conjugation of él in the preterite tense.

Voy a los zapatos

I’m going to take my shoes off (quitarse, present, yo)

When a sentence has more than one verb, the reflexive verb is not conjugated, but you do need to change ‘se’ to match the subject of the sentence. Me is the reflexive pronoun for yo.

Andrea y Helena todan todas las mañanas

Andrea and Helene comb their hair every morning (peinarse, present, ellas)

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (Andrea and Helene) is performing the action on/upon itself. ‘Se peinan’ is the conjugation of ellas in the present tense.

Ve a las mano

Go wash your hands (lavarse, imperative, tú)

When a sentence has more than one verb, the reflexive verb is not conjugated, but you do need to change ‘se’ to match the subject of the sentence. Te is the reflexive pronoun for tú.

Los chicos de la oficina no hoy

The guys at the office didn’t shave today (afeitarse, present, ellos)

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (“the guys”) is performing the action on/upon itself. ‘Se afeitaron’ is the conjugation of ellos in the present tense.

Mañana nosotros de España

Tomorrow we’ll leave Spain (irse, future, nosotros)

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (we) is performing the action on/upon itself. ‘Nos iremos’ is the conjugation of nosotros in the present tense.

¿A qué hora , chicos?

What time did you guys fall asleep? (dormirse, preterite, ustedes)

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (“you guys”) is performing the action on/upon itself. ‘Se durmieron’ is the conjugation of ustedes in the preterite tense.

Julián, ¿ de Clara?

Julian, did you say goodbye to Clara? (despedirse, preterite, tú)

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (you) is performing the action on/upon itself. ‘Te despediste’ is the conjugation of tú in the preterite tense.

Nosotros en la playa

We relax on the beach (relajarse, present, nosotros)

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (we) is performing the action on/upon itself. ‘Nos relajamos’ is the conjugation of nosotros in the preterite tense. Reflexive verbs can be used to talk about emotional states.

No , vamos a llegar a tiempo

Don’t you worry, we’re going to be on time (preocuparse, negative command, tú)

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (we) is performing the action on/upon itself. ‘Te preocupes’ is the conjugation of tú in the negative imperative mood. Reflexive verbs can be used to talk about emotional states.

Sam y yo fuimos a la cara

Sam and I went to clean our faces (limpiarse, nosotros)

When a sentence has more than one verb, the reflexive verb is not conjugated, but you do need to change ‘se’ to match the subject of the sentence. Nos is the reflexive pronoun for nosotros.

¿Ya los dientes, Diego?

Did you already brush your teeth, Diego? (cepillarse, preterite, tú)

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (you) is performing the action on/upon itself. ‘Te cepillaste’ is the conjugation of tú in the preterite tense.

Sophia unas horas en la oficina

Sophia stayed a few hours at the office (quedarse, preterite, ella)

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (Sophia) is performing the action on/upon itself. ‘Se quedó’ is the conjugation of ella in the preterite tense.

Niños, no en el piso porque está sucio

Kids, don’t lay down on the floor because it’s dirty (acostarse, negative command, ustedes)

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (the kids) is performing the action on/upon itself. ‘No se acuesten’ is the conjugation of ustedes in the negative imperative mood.

Mis primas y yo bien

My cousins and I get along well (llevarse, present, nosotros)

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (we / “My cousins and I”) is performing the action on/upon itself. ‘Nos llevamos’ is the conjugation of nosotros in the present tense.

Mayra no dónde está su bolsa

Mayra doesn’t remember where her bag is (acordarse, present, ella)

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (Mayra) is performing the action on/upon itself. ‘Se acuerda’ is the conjugation of ella in the present tense.

Quiz Results

Question Answer Given Correct Answer
Vosotros _______ el uniforme blanco
Mis vecinos ________ muy tarde
Neal y yo ________ para ir a trabajar
Siempre ________ con ropa cómoda
Miguel ________ de malas
Voy a ________ los zapatos
Andrea y Helena ________ todan todas las mañanas
Ve a ________ las mano
Los chicos de la oficina no ________ hoy
Mañana nosotros ________ de España
¿A qué hora ________, chicos?
Julián, ¿________ de Clara?
Nosotros ________ en la playa
No ________, vamos a llegar a tiempo
Sam y yo fuimos a ________ la cara
¿Ya ________ los dientes, Diego?
Sophia ________ unas horas en la oficina
Niños, no ________ en el piso porque está sucio
Mis primas y yo ________ bien
Mayra no ________ dónde está su bolsa

Reflexive or Non Reflexive Verbs Spanish Quiz

Based on the context, choose the correct option to complete the sentence. You can either click on the correct answer or type on your keyboard the letter you chose.    Most non-reflexive verbs have a reflexive form. However, each type of verb would be used in different contexts. In this quiz, you will practice when to correctly use reflexive verbs versus regular verbs . Read the sentences and choose the best option for this specific situation.  If you want to practice your conjugations for reflexive verbs, I encourage you to take our Reflexive Verbs Quiz where you will be able to do some exercises with different Spanish tenses.

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¿Ya (tú) _________ a tu hermano? Se les va a hacer tarde.

Did you already wake up your brother? You’re going to be late.

  1. A despertó
  2. B despertaste
  3. C te despertaste
  4. D despertar

With non-reflexive verbs, the object (person or thing receiving the action, ‘your brother’) and subject (person performing the action ‘you’) are different entities. In these sentences, the object is introduced by the preposition ‘a’.

¡Ya vamos a comer! ¡__________ las manos, niñas!

We are going to eat now! Wash your hands, girls!

  1. A Lávense
  2. B Lava
  3. C Lavar
  4. D Laven

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (girls) is performing the action on/upon themselves. ‘Lávense’ is the plural form of the imperative form. When it’s in the imperative form, the reflexive verb and the reflexive pronoun become one word.

¿A qué hora _________ ayer, Leah?

What time did you wake up yesterday?

  1. A te despertaste
  2. B despertar
  3. C despertó
  4. D despertaron

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (you) is performing the action on/upon itself. ‘Te despertaste’ is the preterite conjugation of ‘tú’.

Mi hermana _____ a su bebé todas las mañanas

My sister baths her baby every morning

  1. A bañó
  2. B bañamos
  3. C se baña
  4. D baña

With non-reflexive verbs, the object (person or thing receiving the action, ‘my sister’) and subject (person performing the action, ‘the baby’) are different entities. In this sentence, the object is introduced by the preposition ‘a’.

Ustedes tardan mucho para ______

You guys take a long time to bathe

  1. A bañar
  2. B bañarse
  3. C nos bañamos
  4. D se bañan

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (you guys) is performing the action on/upon themselves. When being in the infinitive form, the reflexive verb and the reflexive pronoun become one word. However, the pronoun still needs to match the subject of the sentence.

¿Puedes _______ tu bolsa?

Can you move your bag?

  1. A mueves
  2. B movemos
  3. C se mueve
  4. D mover

Non-reflexive verbs can have a direct or indirect object. An indirect object is introduced by ‘a’ and a direct object just follows the verb and may be introduced by an article or possessive pronoun. When having two verbs, the second verb is always in infinitive form.

Darío no _________ hoy

Dario didn’t shave today

  1. A se afeita
  2. B se afeitó
  3. C afeitó
  4. D afeitarse

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (Dario) is performing the action on/upon himself. ‘Se afeitó’ is the preterite conjugation of ‘él’.

Todas las mañanas yo _______ a mi hermanita

Every morning I dress my little sister

  1. A visto
  2. B se viste
  3. C vestí
  4. D vestir

With non-reflexive verbs, the object (person or thing receiving the action, ‘I’) and subject (person performing the action, ‘sister’) are different entities. In these sentences, the object is introduced by the preposition ‘a’. ‘Visto’ is the conjugation of ‘yo’ in the present tense.

¡(Tú, command) _____ tu cosas en la mesa!

Put your things on the table!

  1. A Pon
  2. B Ponemos
  3. C Pondrá
  4. D Poner

Non-reflexive verbs can have a direct or indirect object. An indirect object is introduced by ‘a’ and a direct object just follows the verb and may be introduced by an article or possessive pronoun. ‘Pon’ is the conjugation of ‘tú’ in the imperative form.

¡Niños! (Usted, command) ______ los zapatos

Have you kids put your shoes on?

  1. A se pusieron
  2. B se ponen
  3. C poner
  4. D pónganse

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (the kids) is performing the action on/upon themselves. ‘Lávense’ is the plural form of the imperative form. When it’s in the imperative form, the reflexive verb and the reflexive pronoun become one word.

Mariana ________ en un kinder

Mariana works in a kindergarten

  1. A trabaja
  2. B trabajamos
  3. C trabajar
  4. D se trabaja

Not all Spanish verbs have a complement (object) because they are able to deliver complete information without the presence of the object. These intransitive verbs never have a reflexive form. ‘Trabaja’ is the conjugation of ‘ella’ in the present tense.

Mañana yo_______ al cine

Tomorrow I will go to the movies

  1. A irán
  2. B iremos
  3. C ir
  4. D iré

With non-reflexive verbs, the object (person or thing receiving the action) and subject (person performing the action) are different entities. In these sentences, the object is introduced by the preposition ‘a’. ‘Al’ is a contraction of: ‘a + el’.

Mi vecino siempre _______ a su novia

My neighbor always hugs his girlfriend

  1. A abraza
  2. B abrazan
  3. C abrazar
  4. D se abraza

With non-reflexive verbs, the object (person or thing receiving the action, ‘his girlfriend’) and subject (person performing the action, ‘my neighbor’) are different entities. In these sentences, the object is introduced by the preposition ‘a’.

Ustedes ________ el uniforme blanco

You guys will wear the white uniform

  1. A se pone
  2. B se pondrán
  3. C ponerse
  4. D poner

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (‘you guys’) is performing the action on/upon themselves. ‘Se pondrán’ is the future conjugation of ‘ustedes’.

Mañana (yo, present form) ___________ a las siete de la mañana

Tomorrow, I’ll leave at seven in the morning

  1. A voy
  2. B vas
  3. C me iré
  4. D se van

Reflexive verbs indicate that the subject of the sentence (me) is performing the action on/upon myself. ‘Me iré’ is the conjugation of ‘yo’ in the present tense. Notice that sometimes non-reflexive verbs and their reflexive forms have different meanings.

Quiz Results

Question Answer Given Correct Answer
¿Ya (tú) _________ a tu hermano? Se les va a hacer tarde.
¡Ya vamos a comer! ¡__________ las manos, niñas!
¿A qué hora _________ ayer, Leah?
Mi hermana _____ a su bebé todas las mañanas
Ustedes tardan mucho para ______
¿Puedes _______ tu bolsa?
Darío no _________ hoy
Todas las mañanas yo _______ a mi hermanita
¡(Tú, command) _____ tu cosas en la mesa!
¡Niños! (Usted, command) ______ los zapatos
Mariana ________ en un kinder
Mañana yo_______ al cine
Mi vecino siempre _______ a su novia
Ustedes ________ el uniforme blanco
Mañana (yo, present form) ___________ a las siete de la mañana

Pedir vs Preguntar Quiz

Read the sentences carefully and, based on the context, choose the correct answer (make sure to choose the correct conjugation). Pedir and preguntar are translated as ‘to ask’, but since they work in different contexts. In this ‘pedir’ vs. ‘preguntar’ quiz, you’ll find different questions that will allow you to practice these verbs in real-life examples.

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Voy a _____ a qué hora cierran

I’m going to ask what time they close

  1. A Pedirle
  2. B Pedir
  3. C Preguntarle
  4. D Preguntar

Preguntar is always used to inquire or ask questions or for information. When working with another conjugated verb, preguntar must remain in its infinitive form.

Alan me ______ mi cuaderno de español

Alan asked me for my Spanish notebook

  1. A Pidió
  2. B Pedir
  3. C Preguntaron
  4. D Preguntó

We use pedir to ask someone for an object or a favor.

La vecina siempre nos _____ ayuda con sus perros.

The neighbor always asks us for help with her dogs

  1. A Pide
  2. B Pedir
  3. C Pidieron
  4. D Pidió

We use pedir to ask someone for an object or a favor. Pide is the present tense conjugation for the third person singular.

Oye, Carlos, ¿_______ si tienen comida vegetariana?

Hey, Carlos, did you ask if they have vegetarian food?

  1. A Preguntaste
  2. B Preguntar
  3. C Pediste
  4. D Pidieron

Preguntar is always used to inquire or asking questions or for information. Preguntaste is the past tense conjugation for the second singular person. 

La maestra nos ______ escribir un ensayo en español.

The teacher ask us to write an essay in Spanish

  1. A Preguntó
  2. B Preguntar
  3. C Pidió
  4. D Pidieron

We use pedir to ask someone to do something. Pidió is the past tense conjugation for the third person singular.

Vamos a _______ si podemos pagar en efectivo.

We’re going to ask if we can pay in cash

  1. A Pregunto
  2. B Preguntamos
  3. C Pedir
  4. D Preguntar

Preguntar is always used to inquire or asking questions or for information. When working with another conjugated verb, preguntar must be conjugated in its infinitive form.

Si tengo dudas, yo siempre le ________ a la maestra

If I have questions, I always ask the teacher

  1. A Pedir
  2. B Pregunto
  3. C Pido
  4. D Preguntamos

Preguntar is always used to inquire or asking questions or for information. Pregunto is the conjugation for the first singular person.

Mis papás siempre nos ______ ayuda con la computadora

My parents always asks for help with the computer

  1. A Piden
  2. B Pedimos
  3. C Preguntan
  4. D Pide

We use pedir to ask someone to do something or for a favor. Piden is the present conjugation of the third plural person.

Michelle, ¿ya le ________ a Sofía si tiene mi cuaderno?

Michelle, did you already ask Sofia if she has my notebook?

  1. A Pediste
  2. B Pidieron
  3. C Pregunté
  4. D Preguntaste

Preguntar is always used to ask for information. Preguntaste is the past tense conjugation for the second singular person.

Ana y Luis me _______ si sé hablar español

Ana and Luis asked if I know how to speak Spanish

  1. A Preguntaron
  2. B Pidió
  3. C Pido
  4. D Pidieron

Preguntar is always used to ask for information. Preguntaron is the past tense conjugation for the third plural person.

Quiz Results

Question Answer Given Correct Answer
Voy a _____ a qué hora cierran
Alan me ______ mi cuaderno de español
La vecina siempre nos _____ ayuda con sus perros.
Oye, Carlos, ¿_______ si tienen comida vegetariana?
La maestra nos ______ escribir un ensayo en español.
Vamos a _______ si podemos pagar en efectivo.
Si tengo dudas, yo siempre le ________ a la maestra
Mis papás siempre nos ______ ayuda con la computadora
Michelle, ¿ya le ________ a Sofía si tiene mi cuaderno?
Ana y Luis me _______ si sé hablar español

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Practice Spanish Jugar vs Tocar Quiz

Based on the context, choose the correct option to complete the sentence. You can either click on the correct answer or type on your keyboard the letter you chose.

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Mario y Patricia ______ la guitarra.

Mario and Patricia play the guitar

  1. A Toca
  2. B Tocan
  3. C Juega
  4. D Juegan

‘Tocan’ is the plural form of the verb ‘tocar’. We use tocar when talking about playing an instrument.  

Yo no ____ en una banda, pero mi hermano sí.

I don’t play in a band, but my brother does.

  1. A Juegas
  2. B Tocar
  3. C Toco
  4. D Juego

We use tocar when talking about playing music. ‘Toco’ is the present tense conjugation for ‘Yo’.

Carlos ____ baloncesto y su novia ______ el piano.

Carlos plays basketball and his girlfriend plays the piano

  1. A Tocan / Jugar
  2. B Juega / Juega
  3. C Juega / Toca
  4. D Jugan / Tocan

‘Juega’ and ‘toca’ are the conjugation for ‘él’, ‘ella’ and ‘usted’. Jugar is used to talk about sports and tocar about instruments.

¿Qué tipo de música ____ tú y tus amigos?

What type of music do you and your friends play?

  1. A Juegan
  2. B Tocas
  3. C Tocan
  4. D Juegan

We use tocar when talking about playing music and instruments. ‘Tocan’ is the third person plural form for ‘ustedes’ or ‘ellos’.

Mis hermanitos ______ con la guitarra de mi papá.

My brothers play with my dad’s guitar.

  1. A Tocar
  2. B Tocan
  3. C Juegan
  4. D Juegas

When talking about instruments, we can use ‘jugar con’ to express that a person is having fun with this object. However, this doesn’t mean that they know how to play it.

¿Cuándo y dónde ______ la banda de tu novio?

When and where your boyfriend’s band is going to play?

  1. A Juega
  2. B Juegas
  3. C Toco
  4. D Toca

Toca is the present tense conjugation for ‘Él’, ‘Ella’ and ‘Usted’. We use this verb when talking about playing music.

A mi hermano le dan miedo los perros, por eso no _____ con ellos.

My brother is afraid of dogs, that’s why he doesn’t play with them.

  1. A Juegan
  2. B Tocas
  3. C Juega
  4. D Toca

We use ‘jugar con’ to express that a person is having fun with another person, pet, or object. ‘Juega’ is the present tense form for ‘él’, ‘usted’ and ‘ella’. 

¿Sabes ______ esta canción?

Do you know how to play this song?

  1. A Tocas
  2. B Tocar
  3. C Jugar
  4. D Juegan

Tocar is used when talking about playing music and instruments. We use its infinitive form after a conjugated verb.

¿Vosotros sabéis ______ ping pong?

Do you guys know how to play ping pong?

  1. A Juegan
  2. B Tocar
  3. C Jugáis
  4. D Jugar

Jugar is used when talking about playing sports. We use its infinitive form after a conjugated verb.

Mi grupo favorito solo ____ canciones de rock.

My favorite group only plays rock songs

  1. A Jugar
  2. B Tocan
  3. C Toca
  4. D Juega

We use tocar to talk about playing music or instruments. ‘Toca’ is the present tense conjugation that we use to talk about singular objects, events or groups.

Yo ____ muy la flauta.

I play the flute

  1. A Tocas
  2. B Jugar
  3. C Toco
  4. D Tocar

Toco is the conjugation for ‘Yo’. We use ‘tocar’ when talking about playing music or instruments.

Nosotros _____ con ese balón todos los días.

We play with the ball every day

  1. A Juegan
  2. B Jugar
  3. C Jugamos
  4. D Tocamos

We use jugar when talking about playing sports or playing with objects or other people. ‘Jugamos’ is the present tense conjugation for ‘Nosotros’.

Linda no sabe ____ otra canción.

Linda doesn’t know how to play another song

  1. A Juegas
  2. B Jugar
  3. C Tocar
  4. D Toca

Tocar is used when talking about playing music and instruments. We use its infinitive form after a conjugated verb.

¿Ustedes ____ fútbol mañana? ¡Pero mañana es el día que yo ___ con mi banda!

You play soccer tomorrow? But tomorrow I will play with my band

  1. A Juegan / Toco
  2. B Jugan / Tocan
  3. C Juegan /Juego
  4. D Jugáis / Juego

Jugar is used when talking about sports and games. We use tocar when referring to music or instruments.

¿Qué instrumento ____ tus hijos?

What instrument do your children play?

  1. A Tocan
  2. B Toca
  3. C Juegas
  4. D Juegan

We use the verb ‘tocar’ as a synonym of ‘to play’ when referring to music or instruments. ‘Tocan’ is the present tense conjugation for ‘ellos’.

Todos mis amigos ____ golf, pero yo no soy bueno para los deportes.

All my friends play golf, but I’m not good at sports

  1. A Juegan
  2. B Tocan
  3. C Juega
  4. D Jugar

We use the verb jugar when talking about sports and games. ‘Juegan’ is the present tense conjugation for ‘Ellos’, ‘Ellas’ and ‘Ustedes’.

Mi novio quiere aprender a _____ el clarinete y también a ______ ajedrez.

My boyfriend wants to learn to play the clarinet and also to play chess

  1. A Juega / Jugar
  2. B Toca / Juega
  3. C Jugar / Jugar
  4. D Tocar / Jugar

We use tocar when referring to music and instruments. Jugar is used to talk about sports and games. We use their infinitive forms after a preposition.

¿Quieres ______ la batería un rato o quieres ______ videojuegos?

Do you want to play the drums for a while or you rather play video games?

  1. A Tocamos / Jugamos
  2. B Tocar / Jugar
  3. C Jugar / Jugar
  4. D Toca / Juega

Tocar is used when talking about playing instruments and jugar when talking about games. We use their infinitive forms after a conjugated verb.

Emmanuel ____ a ser una estrella de rock.

Emmanuel plays at a rock star.

  1. A Toca
  2. B Juega
  3. C Tocar
  4. D Jugar

‘Juga a’ is used to talk about playing imaginary games. ‘Juega’ is the present tense for ‘Él’, ‘Ella’ and ‘Usted.

¿(Nosotros) _____ otra canción?

Shall we play another song?

  1. A Jugamos
  2. B Tocar
  3. C Jugar
  4. D Tocamos

We use ‘tocar’ when talking about playing music or instruments. ‘Tocamos’ is the present tense for ‘Nosotros’.

Quiz Results

Question Answer Given Correct Answer
Mario y Patricia ______ la guitarra.
Yo no ____ en una banda, pero mi hermano sí.
Carlos ____ baloncesto y su novia ______ el piano.
¿Qué tipo de música ____ tú y tus amigos?
Mis hermanitos ______ con la guitarra de mi papá.
¿Cuándo y dónde ______ la banda de tu novio?
A mi hermano le dan miedo los perros, por eso no _____ con ellos.
¿Sabes ______ esta canción?
¿Vosotros sabéis ______ ping pong?
Mi grupo favorito solo ____ canciones de rock.
Yo ____ muy la flauta.
Nosotros _____ con ese balón todos los días.
Linda no sabe ____ otra canción.
¿Ustedes ____ fútbol mañana? ¡Pero mañana es el día que yo ___ con mi banda!
¿Qué instrumento ____ tus hijos?
Todos mis amigos ____ golf, pero yo no soy bueno para los deportes.
Mi novio quiere aprender a _____ el clarinete y también a ______ ajedrez.
¿Quieres ______ la batería un rato o quieres ______ videojuegos?
Emmanuel ____ a ser una estrella de rock.
¿(Nosotros) _____ otra canción?