A Test On Prepositional Phrases: Quiz!

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A Test On Prepositional Phrases: Quiz!

. Are you familiar with prepositional phrases? Prepositional phrases always contain two essential parts, and at a minimum, the object and preposition. In proper English, prepositions are nearly always followed by objects. Adjectives can be positioned between the prepositions and objects in prepositional phrases. Prepositions are words that indicate the relationships between various elements within a sentence. If you want to put your knowledge of prepositional phrases to the test, take this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which word is the prepositional phrase modifying? Her family from Chicago decided to plan their trip later.
    • A. 

      Family

    • B. 

      Decided

    • C. 

      Their

    • D. 

      Trip

  • 2. 
    Type the prepositional phrase in the box below. Her family from Chicago decided to plan their trip later.
  • 3. 
    What question is being answered by the prepostional phrase? Her family from Chicago decided to plan their trip later. 
    • A. 

      Which one(s) or What kind?

    • B. 

      How or Why?

    • C. 

      How many?

    • D. 

      When or Where?

  • 4. 
    What type of prepositional phrase is it?  Her family from Chicago decided to plan their trip later.
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

  • 5. 
    Place a check by all words that are prepositions.
    • A. 

      Abolish

    • B. 

      Above

    • C. 

      Atop

    • D. 

      Behind

    • E. 

      Below

    • F. 

      Because

    • G. 

      Beneath

    • H. 

      Consider

    • I. 

      During

    • J. 

      Except

    • K. 

      From

  • 6. 
    Type the prepositional phrase in the box below. Inside the room the children sat quietly wishing their parents would return soon.
  • 7. 
    Which word does the prepositional phrase modify? Inside the room the children sat quietly wishing their parents would return soon. 
    • A. 

      Children

    • B. 

      Wishing

    • C. 

      Sat

    • D. 

      Parents

  • 8. 
    What question does the prepositional phrase answer? Inside the room, the children sat quietly wishing their parents would return soon.
    • A. 

      What kind or Which one(s)?

    • B. 

      How many?

    • C. 

      How or Why?

    • D. 

      When or Where?

  • 9. 
    What type of prepositional phrase is it, adjective, or adverb? Inside the room, the children sat quietly wishing their parents would return soon.
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

  • 10. 
    Place a check by all the words that are prepositions.
    • A. 

      Before

    • B. 

      Below

    • C. 

      Beneath

    • D. 

      Belong

    • E. 

      Beside

    • F. 

      Between

    • G. 

      By

    • H. 

      Concerning

    • I. 

      Again

    • J. 

      Another

  • 11. 
    Write the prepositional phrase in the box below. The boys were walking with the man from the center.
  • 12. 
    Which word in the sentence does the prepositional phrase modify? The boys were walking with the man from the center.
    • A. 

      Boys

    • B. 

      Walking

    • C. 

      Man

    • D. 

      Center

  • 13. 
    What question does the prepositional phrase answer? The boys were walking with the man from the center.
    • A. 

      How or When?

    • B. 

      Where or Why?

    • C. 

      What kind or Which one(s)?

    • D. 

      How many?

  • 14. 
    What type of prepositional phrase is it, adjective, or adverb? The boys were walking with the man from the center.
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

  • 15. 
    Place a check by all the words that are prepositions.
    • A. 

      Around

    • B. 

      Ask

    • C. 

      Attend

    • D. 

      Like

    • E. 

      Blame

    • F. 

      Inform

    • G. 

      Go

    • H. 

      In

    • I. 

      For

    • J. 

      Near

  • 16. 
    Write the prepositional phrase in the box below. The room was decorated for the party.  
  • 17. 
    What word does the prepositional phrase modify? The room was decorated for the party.
    • A. 

      Room

    • B. 

      The

    • C. 

      Was decorated

    • D. 

      Party

  • 18. 
    What question does the prepositional phrase answer? The room was decorated for the party.
    • A. 

      When or Why?

    • B. 

      What kind or How many?

    • C. 

      Where or How?

    • D. 

      Which one(s)

  • 19. 
    What type of prepositional phrase is it, adjective, or adverb?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

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