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"Tener que, Hay que": Quiz #1

A. Write the correct verb: "hay," or a form of the verb "tener."

1. The embassy is a long way from here.
It is necessary to take a taxi.

La embajada está lejos.
que tomar un taxi.


2. I don't have a car.
I have to take a taxi.

No tengo carro.
que tomar un taxi.


3. To live, it is necessary to eat.

Para vivir, que comer.


4. Juan hasn't eaten anything for two days.
Juan has to eat something.

Juan no ha comido nada por dos días.
Juan que comer algo.


5. The verbs are important.
It is necessary to memorize them.

Los verbos son importantes.
que aprenderlos de memoria.


6. There is a test on Monday.
The students have to memorize the verbs.

Hay un examen el lunes.
Los alumnos que aprender de memoria los verbos.


7. To get a good grade, one must study.

Para sacar una buena nota, que estudiar.


8. María has a test on Monday.
She has to study.

María tiene un examen el lunes.
Ella que estudiar.


9. In Spain, they speak Spanish
In Spain, it is necessary to speak Spanish.

En España, se habla español.
En España, que hablar español.


10. Bill is in Spain.
Bill has to speak Spanish.

Bill está en España.
Bill que hablar español.


11. To speak Spanish well, it is necessary to practice.

Para hablar bien el español, que practicar.


12. Cristina wants to speak Spanish.
Cristina has to practice.

Cristina desea hablar español.
Cristina que practicar.


13. To make money, one must work.

Para ganar dinero, que trabajar.


14. Alfredo works a lot.
He has to work every day.

Alfredo trabaja mucho.
que trabajar todos los das.


15. The bureaucracy is horrible.
One must fill out many forms.

La burocracia es horrible.
que llenar muchos formularios.


16. María is looking for work.
She has to fill out a job application.

María solicita trabajo.
Ella que llenar una solicitud de trabajo.


17. To play an instrument well, one must practice a lot.

Para tocar bien un instrumento, que practicar mucho.


18. Marco wants to be a musician.
He has to practice a lot.

Marco quiere ser músico.
Él que practicar mucho.


19. To see the world, one must travel.

Para ver el mundo, que viajar.


20. Elena wants to see the world.
She has to travel.

Elena quiere ver el mundo.
Ella que viajar.



B. Suggested writing exercise: Write ten sentences using the two obligatory expressions: tener que and hay que.

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