AP Spanish : Spanish Vocabulary: Nouns

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for AP Spanish

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Spanish Vocabulary: Nouns

Which of these is the correct object of the verb?

Monté a __________ y salí del rancho.

Possible Answers:

coche

cerdo

paloma

caballo

Correct answer:

caballo

Explanation:

Montar is the verb used to get on, or ride, a horse or mule; thus the only valid option is caballo.

Example Question #2 : Spanish Vocabulary: Nouns

Which noun best completes the sentence?

Mi madre no puede cocinar, porque __________ no está funcionando.

Possible Answers:

la radio

el armario

la puerta

el horno

Correct answer:

el horno

Explanation:

The question translates to "my mother cannot cook because __________ isn't working." The only logical answer is that el horno, the oven, isn't working.

Example Question #6 : Ap Spanish Language

Which of these is the correct object of the verb?

Conduje mi __________ a mi oficina ayer.

Possible Answers:

cerdo

casa

coche

maquina

Correct answer:

coche

Explanation:

"Conducir" means to drive a vehicle, so the only correct answer in formal Spanish from the list above is "coche," car.  While "maquina" is sometimes used informally for vehicle, it is not formal Spanish. "Cerdo" means pig, and "casa" means house.

English translation: "I drove my car to my office yesterday."

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