Gender – Free Exercise

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Exercise

Choose the correct article.

  1. paseoNouns that end with o are usually masculine.the walk
  2. primafemale personthe (female) cousin
  3. dependientemale personthe salesman
  4. carnavalNouns that end with l are usually masculine.the carnival
  5. televisiónNouns that end with ión are usually feminine.the television
  6. pazNouns that end with z are usually feminine.the peace
  7. miércolesAll the weekdays are masculine in Spanish.the Wednesday
  8. nacionalidadNouns that end with d are usually feminine.the nationality
  9. saborNouns that end with r are usually masculine.the taste
  10. oesteAll the compass directions are masculine in Spanish.the west

The following nouns are exceptions to the rule. Choose the correct article.

  1. manoException to the rule; therefore it’s best to learn the article with the nounthe hand
  2. lápizException to the rule; therefore it’s best to learn the article with the nounthe pencil
  3. aviónException to the rule; therefore it’s best to learn the article with the nounthe aeroplane
  4. señalException to the rule; therefore it’s best to learn the article with the nounthe sign/signal
  5. aludException to the rule; therefore it’s best to learn the article with the nounthe avalanche