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.

10 Questions
Multiple Choice

  • 0 Correct
  • 0 Incorrect
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Voy a _____ a qué hora cierran

I’m going to ask what time they close

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

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

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

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 Pidió
  2. B Preguntar
  3. C Preguntó
  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 Pedir
  2. B Pregunto
  3. C Preguntar
  4. D Preguntamos

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

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

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 Pregunté
  2. B Pediste
  3. C Pidieron
  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 Pidió
  2. B Pidieron
  3. C Preguntaron
  4. D Pido

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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