Two Important Verbs: haben (to have) and sein (to be)


Practise the Conjugation of Two Super Verbs in German Sentences

In this quiz, each sentence has a missing verb. 


Choose haben (to have) or sein (to be) and conjugate it. The translations will help you to choose the right verb.


Conjugation of haben - to have

ich habe - I have

du hast - you have

er/sie/es hat - he/she/it has

wir haben - we have

ihr habt - you have

sie haben - they have


Conjugation of sein - to be 

ich bin - I am

du bist - you are

er/sie/es ist - he/she/it is

wir sind - we are

ihr seid - you are (plural, informal)

sie sind - they are



Each sentence is missing one conjugated verb. Pay particular attention to the colour coding. The plural nouns are coloured brown to alert you: they will require the conjugation matching they or sie.




1 Der Junge sportlich. - The boy is athletic.

2 Ich ein Handy. - I have a mobile.

3 Das Mädchen einen Teddy. - The girl has a teddy.

4 Die Lehrerin sehr nett. - The teacher is very nice.

5 Das Mädchen ein Buch. - The girl has a book.

6 ihr eine kleine Schwester? - Do you have a little sister? (question is addressed to 2 or more people)

7 du einen Bruder? - Do you have a brother?

8 Das Baby sehr müde. - The baby is very tired.

9 Mein Großvater sehr alt. - My grandfather is very old.

10 Leider ich nicht viel Geld. - Unfortunately I don't have a lot of money.

11 Die Eltern ein Kind. - The parents have a child.

12 Die Kinder glücklich. - The children are happy.

13 Die Häuser bunt. - The houses are colourful.

14 ihr müde? - Are you tired? (to two or more familiars or children)

15 Die Kinder eine Schuluniform.


Die Kinder haben Spaß.

The children are having fun.