Can You Identify What These Items Or Colors Are in Spanish?

J. Scott Wilson

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About This Quiz

Even if you've never been south of the border, you've probably picked up at least a little bit of Spanish from daily life. This quiz will put your Spanish savvy to the test! Look at the image and pick the word!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Rojo is red in Spanish. It sounds more exotic when you say it in Spanish!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Verde is green in Spanish. You can see this in English words like verdant.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

In Spanish, sombrero means hat. It doesn't just apply to the wide-brimmed straw variety!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Mano is how you say "hand" in Spanish. In English, you can see this in words like manipulate or manicure.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

You use your "ojo" to see things in Spanish. Hopefully, you have two, so it's "ojos."

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Azul is Spanish for blue. You can see this in English in words like azure.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

A Spanish cat is a gato. In either language, they'll scratch you if you annoy them.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Perro is Spanish for dog. There's not a good comparison word in English, so just learn it!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

In Spanish, zapatos are shoes. There's not a real parallel in English.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Coche is Spanish for car. A connector in English would be a "coach," meaning a car on a train.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

In Spain, you'll ride an autobús if you take public transportation. As crowded as the cities are, this is wise.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Libro is Spanish for book. You can get them at a library!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Papel is Spanish for paper. It's almost exactly like the English word.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

White in Spanish is blanco. Don't draw a blank when you try to remember this!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Negro is Spanish for black. It has no social connotation in the language.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

A shirt in Spanish is a camiseta. A similarity in English would be a camisole.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Chaqueta is "jacket" in Spanish. It sounds similar to the English word.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Leche is "milk" in Spanish. You'll get "cafe con leche" in coffee shops in Madrid.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Similar to French, coffee in Spanish is café. In South America, the coffee is incredibly rich!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Dinero is "money" in Spanish. You'll need mucho dinero to fly to Spain!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Jugo is Spanish for juice. As in French, it's usually written as "jugo de ...." with the name of fruit or vegetable.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

It's not hard to get that gasolina is gasoline in Spanish. It's a lot more expensive in Europe than it is here.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Amarillo is Spanish for yellow. I'm not sure what this has to do with the city in Texas.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

It's easy to order a hamburger in Spain. The hamburguesas as usually made with awesome quality beef.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Manzana is Spanish for apple. Spanish cuisine has some fantastic dessert dishes using apples.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

A Spanish orange is a naranja. You'll be hard-pressed to find an English connection to this!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

In Spanish, a banana is a plátano. Many different kinds of bananas are consumed in Latin and South America, and in every kind of cuisine.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

A Spanish toy is a juguete. A possible English connection would be jocular, meaning "of good humor."

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Bola is Spanish for ball. It's not too far off from its English counterpart!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Flores is Spanish for "flower." Your language will be more floral if you know this.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Árbol is Spanish for "tree." You can see this in English words like arbor.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Brazo is Spanish for arm. When you embrace someone, you use your brazos!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Pierna is Spanish for leg. A fishing pier has long "legs" that go down into the water, so use that to remember this!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Pescado is Spanish for fish. Pescatarians eat no meat except fish, so they should know this word!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Aves is Spanish for bird. Aviation makes it possible for people to fly like birds, so use this to remember it!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Avión is Spanish for airplane. There are dozens of English words that can remind you of this, but don't forget the accent mark!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Silla is Spanish for "chair." There's not a good direct comparison word in English.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

In Spanish, cooking is done in "la cocina." And you'll probably want to eat whatever comes out of there!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Cuarto is bedroom in Spanish. You can go to "your quarters," which will help you remember this!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Baño is Spanish for bathroom. You'll need to know this at some point during your travels!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Plato is Spanish for plate. This one's just one letter off from the English version!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Tenedor is Spanish for fork. You might want this unless you're going to eat with your hands!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Cuchillo is Spanish for knife. That refers to a table knife. There are other words for other blades!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Cuchara is Spanish for spoon. If you're having a bowl of sopa (soup), you'll need one!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Agua is the Spanish word for water. You'll want some after eating some salty, delicious Spanish ham.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

A door in Spanish is a puerta. You can see this in the English word portal.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Barco is Spanish for boat. There are, of course, many other words for specific kinds of watercraft.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Ventana is the Spanish word for window. On a hot Madrid day, you'll want to close these and turn on the air conditioner.

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Dulces is the general word for candy or sweets in Spanish. There are other words like caramelo and many others!

What is this item or color in Spanish?

Pie is Spanish for foot. This draws a direct line to English words like pedestal.

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