# Exercise 7 : Prepositions

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Hi ! I am teacher Hew.
Here are 8 questions about Prepositions.
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• 1.

### We sleep soundly __________ night.

• A.

On

• B.

At

• C.

In

B. At
Explanation
The correct answer is "at" because when referring to a specific point in time, we use "at." In this case, we are referring to a specific point in time, which is night. Therefore, we sleep soundly at night.

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• 2.

### He throws the paper plane ______________ the window.

• A.

Through

• B.

On

• C.

Into

A. Through
Explanation
The correct answer is "through" because it indicates that the paper plane was thrown in such a way that it passed from one side of the window to the other.

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• 3.

### I have a scar ___________ my knee.

• A.

Round

• B.

Against

• C.

Below

C. Below
Explanation
The correct answer is "below" because if the scar is "below" the knee, it means that it is located on the lower part of the knee.

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• 4.

### Shall we see you ___________ Wednesday?

• A.

In

• B.

On

• C.

At

B. On
Explanation
The correct answer is "on" because when referring to a specific day, we use the preposition "on." In this case, we are asking if we will see the person on Wednesday.

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• 5.

### Christmas is celebrated _____________ December.

• A.

In

• B.

At

• C.

On

A. In
Explanation
Christmas is celebrated "in" December because "in" is used to indicate a specific month or year. In this case, December is a specific month, so "in" is the correct preposition to use.

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• 6.

### We push the cupboard _______________ the wall.

• A.

Above

• B.

Through

• C.

Against

C. Against
Explanation
The correct answer is "against". When we push the cupboard against the wall, it means that we are moving it in a direction towards the wall, making contact with it. The word "against" implies a physical contact or resistance between the cupboard and the wall, indicating that the cupboard is being pushed towards the wall and pressed against it.

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• 7.

### There are three eggs ____________ the nest.

• A.

In

• B.

On

• C.

Into

A. In
Explanation
The correct answer is "in" because it indicates that the eggs are located inside the nest. "On" would imply that the eggs are resting on top of the nest, and "into" would suggest that the eggs are being placed inside the nest.

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• 8.

### They sit _____________ the campfire.

• A.

Round

• B.

Into

• C.

At

A. Round
Explanation
The word "round" is the correct answer because it indicates that they are sitting in a circular or curved shape around the campfire. The word "into" would suggest that they are entering the campfire, which is not possible. The word "at" would imply that they are sitting directly on top of the campfire, which is also not possible. Therefore, "round" is the most appropriate choice to describe their seating arrangement.

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