Preterite and Imperfect Assessment
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by Alana Parks
| 10 Questions
Note from the author:
Short assessment of key concepts of the preterite and the imperfect tense
1
5
Conjugate the following verb in the Imperfect Form: contar. [5 answers should be provided]
2
5
Conjugate the following verb in the Imperfect Form: tener. [5 answers should be provided]
3
1
The Preterite is used to set a scene or describe events that happened in the past.
True
False
4
1
The Imperfect is used to talk about the weather, time and someone's age in the past.
True
False
5
1
Fill in the blank with the correct imperfect OR preterite conjugation of the verb in parenthesis.

"Cuando __________ (ser) niño, me gustaba jugar con bloques."
A fue
B era
C fui
D estaba
6
1
Fill in the blank with the correct imperfect OR preterite conjugation of the verb in parenthesis.

"Ayer, los científicos ____________ (salir) para la convención."
A salen
B salían
C salieron
D salgaban
7
1
Fill in the blank with the correct imperfect OR preterite conjugation of the verb in parenthesis.

"Siempre ___________ (almorzar) nosotros en la cafetería pero en ese día, ____________ (comer) meriendas sabrosas en la clase de español.
A almorzamos; comimos
B almuerzamos; comíamos
C almorzábamos; comíamos
D almorzábamos; comimos
8
1
Fill in the blank with the correct imperfect OR preterite conjugation of the verb in parenthesis.

"________ (ser) las tres de la mañana cuando el ladrón ____________ (entrar) en la casa."
A Era; entraba
B Fue; entró
C Eran; entró
D Fueron; entraba
9
1
Identify all verbs in the preterite tense.
A comió
B juego
C dijiste
D veían
10
1
Identify all words or phrases associated with the imperfect tense.
A a veces
B el mes pasado
C a menudo
D de repente
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