The Most Difficult Test Of Prepositions

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  • 1. 

    Creativity is __________ the most neglected skills in Western education

    Explanation
    Creativity is often overlooked or not given enough importance in Western education.

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  • 2. 

    __________ one time, Thai cuisine was entirely unknown in Britain.

  • 3. 

    She referred __________ him as a sexist pig.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to". In this sentence, the word "referred" is followed by the preposition "to", indicating that the speaker mentioned or pointed out someone or something. In this case, the speaker referred to him as a sexist pig, implying that they called him by that derogatory term.

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  • 4. 

    There was a general lack __________ professionalism in the department.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "of" because it is used to indicate the object or thing that is lacking. In this case, it is indicating that the department is lacking professionalism.

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  • 5. 

    He looks __________ my cats while I'm away.

    Explanation
    The word "after" is the correct answer because it indicates that the person mentioned in the sentence takes care of the speaker's cats in their absence. It suggests that the person looks after the cats and ensures their well-being while the speaker is away.

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  • 6. 

    He went to Greece __________ one main reason.

    Explanation
    The word "for" is used to indicate the purpose or reason for someone going to Greece. It suggests that there is a specific motive or goal behind the person's visit to Greece.

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  • 7. 

    She is having problems __________ her boss

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "with" because it indicates that she is experiencing difficulties or challenges in dealing with her racist boss. The word "with" is commonly used to express the presence of a problem or issue that someone is facing. In this context, it suggests that the person is struggling to handle or cope with the behavior or actions of their racist boss.

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  • 8. 

    He completed the project __________ the need of any help at all.

    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "without". In this sentence, the word "without" is used to show that the project was completed without the need for any help at all. It indicates that the person was able to finish the project independently, without assistance from others.

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  • 9. 

    They took steps __________ stop it from happening again.

    Explanation
    The word "to" is the correct answer because it is used to indicate purpose or intention. In this sentence, it suggests that the steps were taken with the intention of preventing the same thing from happening again.

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  • 10. 

    He doesn't like working __________ civil servants.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "with". This is because the sentence is asking about someone's preference for working with civil servants. The word "with" indicates that the person does not enjoy collaborating or cooperating with civil servants in their work.

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  • 11. 

    This time they had problems __________ a different kind

    Explanation
    The phrase "of a different kind" is used to describe the type or nature of the problems they had. It suggests that the problems they encountered this time were different from the ones they had faced before. The word "of" is used to indicate possession or association, connecting the word "problems" with the phrase "a different kind".

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  • 12. 

    The problem was solved __________ phoning all their parents

    Explanation
    The problem was solved by phoning all their parents.

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  • 13. 

    They had difficulties __________ their eldest son

    Explanation
    The given sentence suggests that the subject faced challenges or problems in dealing with their eldest son. The word "with" indicates that these difficulties were related to their eldest son.

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  • 14. 

    __________ the first time, organic farming was carried out on a large scale

  • 15. 

    He was made __________ join the army by his parents.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to". In this sentence, the word "made" is used to indicate that someone was forced or compelled to do something. In this case, the person was forced by their parents to join the army. The word "to" is used to show the purpose or intention behind the action of joining the army.

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  • 16. 

    He grew very fond __________ country walks

    Explanation
    The phrase "He grew very fond of country walks" indicates that the person developed a strong liking or affection for going on walks in the countryside. The word "of" is used to show what the person became fond of, in this case, country walks.

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  • 17. 

    She was not the first __________ reach the top

    Explanation
    The given sentence is incomplete and lacks context. However, based on the available information, the correct answer is "to." This suggests that there were others who reached the top before her. The word "to" indicates the direction or goal of reaching the top, implying that she was not the first person to achieve this feat.

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  • 18. 

    They went __________ foot

    Explanation
    The word "on" is the correct answer because it is the preposition that is commonly used to indicate the means of transportation or movement. In this case, "on foot" is a common phrase used to describe someone traveling by walking.

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  • 19. 

    Venice is famous __________ blown glass.

    Explanation
    Venice is famous for blown glass because the city has a long history and tradition of glassmaking. Venetian glass is renowned for its exquisite craftsmanship and unique designs. The art of blowing glass in Venice dates back to the 13th century, and the city's glassmakers have been producing beautiful and intricate glass pieces ever since. The skill and expertise of Venetian glassmakers have made Venice a world-renowned center for blown glass, attracting visitors from all over the globe who come to admire and purchase these stunning creations.

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  • 20. 

    They have developed a new method __________ making sugar-free biscuits using stevia rebaudiana

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "for". This is because the phrase "making sugar-free biscuits using stevia rebaudiana" indicates the purpose or goal of the new method. The preposition "for" is commonly used to express the purpose or intended use of something.

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  • 21. 

    This level of excellence is difficult to achieve __________ amateurs.

    Explanation
    This sentence is comparing the level of excellence to amateurs. The word "for" is used to indicate that achieving this level of excellence is challenging for amateurs.

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  • 22. 

    ________ total, there were more than 500,000 French people in the demonstration

    Explanation
    The given sentence suggests that there were more than 500,000 French people participating in the demonstration.

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  • 23. 

    Dolcelatte is one __________ the best cheeses in the world.

    Explanation
    The word "of" is used to indicate possession or association. In this sentence, "of" is used to show that Dolcelatte is one of the best cheeses in the world, implying that it belongs to the category of the best cheeses.

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  • 24. 

    The A380 Airbus seats __________ to 600 people.

    Explanation
    The A380 Airbus seats up to 600 people. This means that the maximum capacity of the aircraft is 600 passengers.

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  • 25. 

    Rice milk is designed __________ use as a substitute to milk.

    Explanation
    Rice milk is designed for use as a substitute to milk. This means that it is specifically created and intended to be used as a replacement for regular milk. Rice milk is often chosen as an alternative for individuals who are lactose intolerant or have allergies to dairy products. It provides a similar consistency and can be used in a variety of ways, such as in cooking, baking, or as a beverage.

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