Spelling quiz with audio – the answers! Posted by on Apr 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

Hello, everybody!

Here are the answers to Wednesday’s spelling quiz.

U or Ü?

agÜilla [a little trickle of water]
agÜuero [omen, luck]
ágUila [eagle]
cagUeta [chicken, coward]
cegUera [blindness]
cigÜeña [stork]
gUerra [war]
gUitarra [guitar]
gUiñar [to blink]
higUera [fig tree]
hogUera [bonfire]
jugUete [toy]
lingÜística [linguistics]
pingÜino [penguin]
segUir [to follow]
sigUiente [following]
trigUeño [olive-skinned]
yegÜero [mare caretaker]
zagUero [rear, back – sports]

QU or CU?

CUaderno [notebook]
CUando [when]
QUinientos [five hundred]
CUanto [how much]
CUales [which ones]
QUienes [who – plural]
CUalidad [quality]
CUidado [care, attention]
eQUivalente [equivalente]
QUimera [pipe-dream, chimera]
QUiste [cyst]
eCUador [equator]
eQUipaje [equipment]
CUadrado [square]
exQUisita [delicious]
liCUadora [blender]
QUieto [quiet]
QUido [liquid]
QUincena [fortnight]
QUiosco [newsstand]
QUitasol [parasol]
CUarto [bedroom]
CUatí [nasua – kind of racoon]
CUatrocientos [four hundred]
CUadro [picture, painting]

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About the Author: Adir

English / Spanish teacher and translator for over 20 years. I have been blogging since 2007 and I am also a professional singer in my spare time.


  1. Kabir:

    Debe ser “guerra”, sin la dieresis, no?

    • Adir:

      @Kabir Sí, Kabir. Ya lo he corrigido. Gracias!

  2. etagenbett:

    Excellent article and I found very useful.