5 Preposition Exercises for Class 10 for Practice [With Answers]

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Prepositions are a great way to work up on your English learning skills. It is often that this part of the speech confuses students in English vocabulary. Well, worry not, as we have compiled the best blog for all the Class 10 students which will also have preposition exercises for Class 10. You will also be able to learn about prepositions and work up on your grammar by solving preposition exercises.

In this blog, you will learn about prepositions and get to do a lot of exercises which will help you test your knowledge. 

What Are Prepositions?

Prepositions are words or rather a group of words that indicate time, location, place, and spatial relationships which could be of the subject or the object and direction. These groups of words are used before nouns, pronouns or noun phrases. Some examples of prepositions include ‘in’, ‘at’, ‘of’, ‘on’, and ‘to’. 

One should note that prepositions are highly idiomatic, however, there are several rules for using them in sentences. In these cases, it is best to memorise them when using them in sentences. 

Now that you know what are prepositions, we have compiled several preposition exercises for Class 10 which will help you test your knowledge.

Also Read: Rules for Prepositions in English Grammar with Examples

Preposition Exercises For Class 10 to Solve Right Away

Exercise 1

Complete the following sentences with the correct prepositions.

  1. The shop doesn’t have the tomatoes we were looking ____. (for/up)
  2. My birthday is ________ 20th September. (on/in)
  3. Humpty Dumpty sat ________ a wall. (at/on)
  4. The sun will not rise ________ 5 o’clock today. (before/since)
  5. I will wait _______ the bus stop. (in/at)

Check Your Answers:

  1. The shop doesn’t have the tomatoes we were looking for.
  2. My birthday is on 20th September.
  3. Humpty Dumpty Sat on the wall.
  4. The sun will not rise before 5 o’clock today.
  5. I will wait at the bus stop. 

Exercise 2

Fill in the blanks with the correct preposition. 

  1. Andrew was being impolite_____ everyone at the party. (to/with/at)
  2. “What is the matter ______ you” asked the teacher to Ram. (of/with/at)
  3. The dog fell _____ the pool. (under/into)
  4. The secretary will come ______ the afternoon (in/by)
  5. Do you know _____ what time you have to arrive at the party? (at/with/to)

Check Your Answers:

  1. Andrew was being impolite to everyone at the party.
  2. “What is the matter with you” asked the teacher to Ram.
  3. The dog fell into the pool.
  4. The secretary will come in the afternoon.
  5. Do you know at what time you have to arrive at the party?

Exercise 3

Fill in the blanks with the correct prepositions.

  1. She has been waiting here _____ a long time. (for/since)
  2. The boy was born _____ Russia _____ Kazan. (in/at)
  3. The woman was seen standing ____ him (besides, beside)
  4. As she fell _____debt she sold her house and began to live _____ a small hut____ a hill. (in, near, into).
  5. The teacher talked to the students ______ 10 and 11 a.m. (between, from).

Check Your Answers:

  1. She has been waiting here for a long time.
  2. The boy was born in Russia at Kazan.
  3. The woman was seen standing beside him.
  4. As she fell in debt she sold her house and began to live in a small hut near a hill.
  5. The teacher talked to the students from 10 and 11 am.

Exercise 4

Fill in the blanks with the appropriate prepositions.

  1. She is used ____ confiding her secrets _____ others.
  2. The boy is devoid _____ sense.
  3. Her friends prevailed _____ her to withdraw her resignation.
  4. The final decision rests ____ our grandfather.
  5. There is no exception _____ this rule. 

Check Your Answers:

  1. She is used to confiding her secrets to others.
  2. The boy is devoid of sense.
  3. Her friends prevailed upon her to withdraw her resignation.
  4. The final decision rests with our grandfather.
  5. There is no exception to this rule. 

Exercise 5

Fill in the blanks with the correct prepositions.

I arrived at my friend’s house ___________ the morning. It was cold and we had ___________ early breakfast in ___________ large room whose walls were sheltered ___________ stuffed animals like deer, pigs and several others. 

Check Your Answers:

In, an, a /the, with

FAQs

What are prepositions?

A preposition is a word or a group of words that are used before a noun, pronoun or noun phrase. 

Is knowing prepositions in Class 10 necessary?

It is important to learn prepositions in Class 10 as it is the key to giving structure to the sentence. 

What are the three types of prepositions?

The three types of prepositions are: Prepositions of Time, Prepositions of Time, Prepositions of Movement & Direction

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