German Nominative and Accusative Practice: Free Grammar Quiz


What is the German Nominative Case?

The nominative case in German is the first grammatical case. To identify the nominative in a sentence, you can ask: 'Who?' or 'What?' In most cases, the nominative is the subject of the sentence, which is often found at the beginning. 

Is the Nominative always at the first position in the sentence?

No, it is possible to start a sentence with an object. Doing so slightly changes the meaning by placing emphasis on the accusative object at the beginning. You can read more about German sentence structure: here.

What is the German Accusative Case?

The accusative is the fourth case in the German language. It denotes the direct object of a sentence, and you can identify it by asking 'whom?' or 'what? You can read more about the German cases: here

How to figure out if I need to use Nominative or Accusative? 

The nominative case usually identifies the subject of a sentence, which you can find by asking 'who?' or 'what?' In contrast, the accusative case marks the direct object.

Are the Cases in German important?

Cases in German are crucial because they determine the articles and adjective endings, making them one of the most important grammar topics to master.

What German level is required for this quiz?

This German grammar quiz is for students with an A1-A2 level. 

What do I need to do in this Quiz? 

In this grammar quiz, your task is to identify the accusative case.

Is this Quiz for free?

Yes, it is free of charge. 


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