The Awesome Preposition Quiz!!

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Preposition Quizzes & Trivia

Prepositions are usually short words, and they are normally placed directly in front of nouns to link them with other words in a sentence. How well do you understand prepositions and their use in a sentence? Can you identify them given the chance? Take up the quiz and sharpen your skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a prepostion?
    • A. 

      A word that relates a noun or a pronoun to another word in the sentence.

    • B. 

      A subordinate clause used as an adverb.

    • C. 

      Something that modifies a verb, adjective, or another verb.

  • 2. 
    What is a prepostion?
    • A. 

      A word that relates a noun or a pronoun to another word in the sentence.

    • B. 

      A subordinate clause used as an adverb.

    • C. 

      Something that modifies a verb, adjective, or another verb.

  • 3. 
    Find the prepositions in this sentence...    When the dog ran across the road, it ran in front of the quickly moving car. 
    • A. 

      Prepositions: When/ The

    • B. 

      Prepositions: Ran/Car

    • C. 

      Prepositions: Across/ In front of

  • 4. 
    Find the prepositions in this sentence...    When the dog ran across the road, it ran in front of the quickly moving car. 
    • A. 

      Prepositions: When/ The

    • B. 

      Prepositions: Ran/Car

    • C. 

      Prepositions: Across/ In front of

  • 5. 
    When a preposition had two or more objects it form a ...
    • A. 

      Plural object

    • B. 

      Compound object

  • 6. 
    When a preposition had two or more objects it form a ...
    • A. 

      Plural object

    • B. 

      Compound object

  • 7. 
    Which sentence(s) contain a preposition, not a conjunction?
    • A. 

      The dog and the cat are very pretty.

    • B. 

      The dog in the house is pretty.

    • C. 

      Besides the cat's smell, it is pretty also.

    • D. 

      The dog smells, but the cat does not.

  • 8. 
    Which sentence(s) contain a preposition, not a conjunction?
    • A. 

      The dog and the cat are very pretty.

    • B. 

      The dog in the house is pretty.

    • C. 

      Besides the cat's smell, it is pretty also.

    • D. 

      The dog smells, but the cat does not.

  • 9. 
    What is the prepositions object?
    • A. 

      The adjective that follows

    • B. 

      The pronoun that follows

    • C. 

      The noun that follows

  • 10. 
    What is the prepositions object?
    • A. 

      The adjective that follows

    • B. 

      The pronoun that follows

    • C. 

      The noun that follows

  • 11. 
    A participal looks like a preposition, but it is just really apart of a verb.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A participal looks like a preposition, but it is just really apart of a verb.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Prepositions do NOT joins words like conjunctions together.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Prepositions do NOT joins words like conjunctions together.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    If you put a participal infront of the and it makes sense, it becomes a preposition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    If you put a participal infront of the and it makes sense, it becomes a preposition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Write a sentence with the prepositions: up, after, before, behind.
  • 18. 
    Write a sentence with a preposition, an object, and a participal.
  • 19. 
    Write a sentence with the prepositions: up, after, before, behind.
  • 20. 
    Write a sentence with a preposition, an object, and a participal.