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Preposition Quiz

Preposition Quiz: Prepositions are a group of words that are used before a noun, a noun phrase or a pronoun. They are used to show direction, time location, place, spatial relationship or introduce to an object. Some common examples of prepositions include above, in, at, on, to, under, next to, instead of, etc. To help you test your knowledge, we have compiled several preposition quizzes which will help you.

What are Prepositions?

Prepositions are words placed before a noun or a non-equivalent (adverb, pronoun etc). This is done to show a relationship between nouns/pronouns or other words in a sentence. 

Prepositions are of various types: prepositions of time, prepositions of place, prepositions of movement, prepositions of manner, prepositions of agent, prepositions of measure, prepositions of source and preposition of possession. 

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Preposition Quiz 1

Fill in the blanks with the most appropriate prepositions. 

  1. The cat jumped __________ the table.
  1.  on
  2.  in
  3.  over
  4.  under
  1. She is allergic __________ peanuts.
  1.  at
  2.  by
  3.  to
  4.  with
  1. The book is __________ the shelf.
  1.  in
  2.  on
  3.  at
  4.  by
  1. We usually have lunch __________ 12:30 p.m.
  1.  in
  2.  on
  3.  at
  4.  with
  1. The concert will take place __________ Saturday.
  1.  in
  2.  on
  3.  at
  4.  during
  1. The keys are __________ the car.
  1.  in
  2.  on
  3.  at
  4.  with
  1. They went for a walk __________ the park.
  1.  in
  2.  on
  3.  at
  4.  through
  1. I am looking forward __________ meeting you.
  1.  to
  2.  for
  3.  at
  4.  On

Check Your Answers!

  1.  over
  2.  to
  3.  in
  4.  at
  5.  on
  6.  in
  7.  in
  8.  to

Preposition Quiz 2

Fill in the blanks with the correct preposition

  1. She is allergic ___ cats.
  1.  in
  2.  with
  3.  to
  1. The book is ___ the shelf.
  1.  at
  2.  on
  3.  in
  1. I have been waiting for you ___ over an hour.
  1.  since
  2.  for
  3.  at
  1. We went swimming ___ the lake.
  1.  in
  2.  on
  3.  at
  1. Please pass the message ___ John.
  1.  at
  2.  to
  3.  with
  1. The meeting is scheduled ___ 3 o’clock.
  1.  on
  2.  at
  3.  in
  1. I am interested ___ learning a new language.
  1.  in
  2.  at
  3. on
  1. The keys are ___ the table.
  1.  at
  2.  on
  3.  in
  1. They live ___ the same street as us.
  1.  in
  2.  on
  3.  at
  1. I am proud ___ my achievements.
  1.  of
  2.  with
  3.  for

Answers

  1. to
  2. on
  3. since
  4. in
  5. to
  6. at
  7. in
  8. in
  9. on
  10. of

Preposition Quiz 3

Mark ‘True’ or ‘False’ for the following statements.

  1. The book is on the shelf.

a) True

b) False

  1. They are waiting for us at the bus stop.

a) True

b) False

  1. The cat is hiding under the bed.

a) True

b) False

  1. She is good at playing the piano.

a) True

b) False

  1. We usually have dinner around 7 o’clock.

a) True

b) False

Check Your Answers

  1. True
  2. True
  3. True
  4. True
  5. True

Preposition Quiz 4 

Below are some words from which you must choose the correct word for the following sentences.

On    In     Under      To      Above  From 
         Above      Left        Right 
  1. She is afraid ______________ the dark.
  2. The cat jumped ______________ the table.
  3. We went for a walk ______________ the beach.
  4. The book is ______________ the shelf.
  5. The plane flew ______________ the clouds.

Answers

  1. on
  2. in
  3. under
  4. to
  5. above

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FAQs

What are prepositions?

A preposition is a word or rather a group of words that are used to link, phrases, pronouns, nouns to other words in a sentence. They are used to express spatial or temporal rations. They are also used to mark various semantic roles.

How to use prepositions?

Prepositions can be used to express relationships of time, place, direction or any other abstract connections. They are usually located directly before the word or phrase. It should relate with the object of the preposition.

Why do we need prepositions?

We need prepositions to contribute to the flexibility and fluidity of English sentence structure. They are used to convey complex ideas by connecting various elements in a sentence. Without, them, sentences could become rigid and monotonous.

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