Easy English Preposition Exercise! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    He lives _____ New York City.

    • A.

      To

    • B.

      At

    • C.

      In

    • D.

      On

    Correct Answer
    C. In
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in". This preposition is used to indicate a location or position within a city or country. In this case, it is used to specify that the person lives within the boundaries of New York City.

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  • 2. 

    She placed the keys ____ the table.

    • A.

      On

    • B.

      At

    • C.

      In

    • D.

      To

    Correct Answer
    A. On
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "on" because when we place something on a surface, we are placing it in a position where it is supported by that surface. In this case, the keys are being placed on the table, indicating that they are being placed in a position where they are supported by the table surface.

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  • 3. 

    They let him go _____ the concert with his friends.

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      To

    • C.

      On

    • D.

      At

    Correct Answer
    B. To
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to" because it indicates the purpose or intention of letting him go. It implies that he was allowed to go in order to attend the concert with his friends.

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  • 4. 

    I heard her singing _____ the living room.

    • A.

      On

    • B.

      At

    • C.

      To

    • D.

      In

    Correct Answer
    D. In
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in". This is because when we use the verb "heard" to describe someone singing, we usually use the preposition "in" to indicate the location where the singing was heard. In this case, the singing was heard in the living room.

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  • 5. 

    I woke up ____ eight o'clock  ____  the morning.

    • A.

      At - to

    • B.

      On - at

    • C.

      In - on

    • D.

      At - in

    Correct Answer
    D. At - in
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "at - in". In this sentence, "at" is used to indicate a specific time (eight o'clock), and "in" is used to indicate a specific time period (the morning).

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  • 6. 

    When I called her office, her secretary told me that she was _____ her lunch break.

    • A.

      At

    • B.

      On

    • C.

      To

    • D.

      In

    Correct Answer
    B. On
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "on" because it indicates that she is currently taking her lunch break. The preposition "on" is commonly used to indicate a specific point in time, such as being "on" a break.

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  • 7. 

    Were you ___ home yesterday afternoon?

    • A.

      At

    • B.

      On

    • C.

      In

    • D.

      To

    Correct Answer
    A. At
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "at" because when asking about someone's location at a specific time, we use the preposition "at." In this case, the question is asking about the person's location yesterday afternoon, so "at" is the appropriate preposition to use.

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  • 8. 

    He went ___ his friend's house.

    • A.

      On

    • B.

      In

    • C.

      To

    • D.

      At

    Correct Answer
    C. To
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to" because it indicates movement towards a specific destination, in this case, the friend's house.

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  • 9. 

    I am going to see my son _______ Singapore this coming winter.

    • A.

      To

    • B.

      On

    • C.

      At

    • D.

      In

    Correct Answer
    D. In
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in". In this sentence, the speaker is referring to a specific location, which is Singapore. When talking about going to a place, we use the preposition "in" to indicate the location. Therefore, the correct sentence would be "I am going to see my son in Singapore this coming winter."

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  • 10. 

    I arrived ____ work early this morning.

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      At

    • C.

      On

    • D.

      To

    Correct Answer
    B. At
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "at" because when referring to a specific location, we use "at" to indicate the place where we are. In this case, "at work" means being physically present in the workplace. Therefore, the sentence should be "I arrived at work early this morning."

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