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"Quiz" is a noun which is often translated as "la prueba", and "test" is a noun which is often translated as "el examen". Learn more about the difference between "quiz" and "test" below.
quiz(
kwihz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (examination)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la prueba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I don't know what score I got on my math quiz.No sé qué resultado saqué en la prueba de matemáticas.
b. el test
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They're going to give us an English quiz tomorrow at school.Nos van a poner un test de inglés mañana en la escuela.
2. (test of knowledge)
a. el concurso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our team won the pop culture quiz last night.Nuestro equipo se ganó el concurso de cultura pop anoche.
b. la encuesta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(written)
I took a quiz on personality types while I waited to see the doctor.Tomé una encuesta sobre tipos de personalidad mientras esperaba para ver al doctor.
3. (act of questioning)
a. el interrogatorio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Enough already with the quiz. You're acting like a cop.Ya basta con el interrogatorio. Pareces policía.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to interrogate)
a. interrogar
The police quizzed the suspect for several hours.La policía interrogó al sospechoso durante varias horas.
5. (to test)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. examinar
The teacher quizzed us on the first three chapters.El profesor nos examinó de los tres primeros capítulos.
b. hacer prueba a
The sergeant quizzed the new recruits.El sargento les hizo prueba a los nuevos reclutas.
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test(
tehst
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (examination)
a. el examen
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She is very nervous about the test in her biology class.Está muy nerviosa por el examen en su clase de biología.
b. la prueba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The job interview will also include a test.La entrevista para el puesto incluirá también una prueba.
c. el test
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have to take an aptitude test before entering the program.Tengo que pasar un test de aptitud antes de entrar al programa
2. (medical analysis)
a. la prueba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The doctor ran a series of tests to try to find the problem.El doctor hizo una serie de pruebas para tratar de encontrar el problema.
b. el análisis
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The blood tests revealed iron and calcium deficiencies.Los análisis de sangre revelaron deficiencias de hierro y calcio.
c. el examen
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Her illness remains a mystery, as her tests were inconclusive.Su enfermedad sigue siendo un misterio ya que los exámenes no fueron concluyentes.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to examine)
a. examinar
The researchers have to test every product for comprehensive results.Los investigadores tienen que examinar todos los productos para obtener resultados completos.
b. evaluar
At the end of the year, the professor tested the knowledge of the students.Al fin del año, el profesor evaluó los conocimientos de los estudiantes.
c. revisar (medical)
I'm getting my ears tested because I can't hear very well.Me van a revisar los oídos porque no escucho bien.
d. probar
We have to test the safety of the vehicle before renting it out again.Tenemos que probar la seguridad del vehículo antes de rentarlo de nuevo.
4. (to try out)
a. probar
I advise you to test the water before jumping in.Te aconsejo que pruebes el agua antes de saltar.
5. (to put to the test)
a. poner a prueba
Running a marathon tests not only physical, but also mental strength.Correr un maratón pone a prueba tanta la fortaleza física como la mental.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to take a test)
a. examinarse
I test much better if I eat a good breakfast.Me examino mejor si desayuno bien.
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