Grammar: Prepositions

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Preposition Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Today is the 15th. To speak about the 17th, we can say:
    • A. 

      This 17th

    • B. 

      The day after tomorrow

    • C. 

      Next 17th

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Today is Monday the 12th. To speak about Monday the 19th, we can say:
    • A. 

      This Monday

    • B. 

      A week from today

    • C. 

      Next Monday

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 3. 
    Today is Monday the 12th. To speak about the previous Thursday, the 8th, we can say:
    • A. 

      Last Thursday

    • B. 

      The Thursday before this one

    • C. 

      Thursday last week

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Today is Friday the 3rd. To speak about Friday the 17th, we can say:
    • A. 

      The Friday of two weeks

    • B. 

      Two weeks from today

    • C. 

      This coming Friday

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    I woke up several times _____ the night.
    • A. 

      At

    • B. 

      In

    • C. 

      During

    • D. 

      Since

  • 6. 
    She has been working ________ early morning.
    • A. 

      In

    • B. 

      Since

    • C. 

      At

    • D. 

      During

  • 7. 
    Let's meet _______ breakfast on Tuesday. We can go to the new cafe.
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      At

    • C. 

      In

    • D. 

      During

  • 8. 
    He's not available now. He's ____ lunch.
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      At

    • C. 

      In

    • D. 

      During

  • 9. 
    Good night. Sleep well. I'll see you ___ the morning.
    • A. 

      At

    • B. 

      In

    • C. 

      On

    • D. 

      During

  • 10. 
    We're playing soccer ___ the weekends.
    • A. 

      At

    • B. 

      In

    • C. 

      On

    • D. 

      Since

  • 11. 
    I'll have your check ready ____ Thursday at the latest.
    • A. 

      In

    • B. 

      On

    • C. 

      By

    • D. 

      For

  • 12. 
    We have ________ 5:00pm to finish.
    • A. 

      Since

    • B. 

      Until

    • C. 

      By

    • D. 

      On

  • 13. 
    I dream __________ having a million dollars.
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      With

    • C. 

      About

    • D. 

      On

  • 14. 
    The divorced couple fought __________ custody of their children.
    • A. 

      Over

    • B. 

      With

    • C. 

      Around

    • D. 

      On

  • 15. 
    She hasn't heard _________ her sister in a long time.
    • A. 

      At

    • B. 

      To

    • C. 

      From

    • D. 

      By

  • 16. 
    Don't be angry. I'm not laughing ___ you. I'm laughing _____ you.
    • A. 

      With / at

    • B. 

      At / at

    • C. 

      On / through

    • D. 

      At / with

  • 17. 
    We've thought ___________ having children, but we want to wait a few years.
    • A. 

      On

    • B. 

      About

    • C. 

      By

    • D. 

      In

  • 18. 
    The boy needs to concentrate _____ his studies. His grades are falling.
    • A. 

      In

    • B. 

      On

    • C. 

      About

    • D. 

      Over

  • 19. 
    Does your mother need help ________ her wheelchair?
    • A. 

      With

    • B. 

      On

    • C. 

      In

    • D. 

      By

  • 20. 
    No one ever listens ____ me.
    • A. 

      With

    • B. 

      In

    • C. 

      To

    • D. 

      About

  • 21. 
    Let's start the interview. Please remind me ____ your qualifications.
    • A. 

      Of

    • B. 

      On

    • C. 

      With

    • D. 

      Over

  • 22. 
    She is working ____ the budget. She works ____ six other people in accounting.
    • A. 

      For / on

    • B. 

      On / over

    • C. 

      On / with

    • D. 

      With / on

  • 23. 
    The woman _____ the right is sitting _________ a water fountain.
    • A. 

      In / on

    • B. 

      On / beside

    • C. 

      By / above

    • D. 

      To / around

  • 24. 
    What is the prepositional phrase in this sentence:   He got up after the meeting and slowly, carefully gathered his notes.
    • A. 

      Gathered his notes

    • B. 

      Slowly

    • C. 

      Carefully

    • D. 

      After the meeting

  • 25. 
    What is the prepositional phrase:   He lives in a large house that has four bedrooms and three bathrooms.
    • A. 

      Lives

    • B. 

      In a large house

    • C. 

      Has four bedrooms

    • D. 

      And three bathrooms

  • 26. 
    What kind of phrase begins this sentence:   Getting more and more frustrated, he tried to read the long contract.
    • A. 

      Prepositional phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund

    • C. 

      Participial phrase

    • D. 

      Adverb phrase