# Take The Preposition Test Practice Questions! Quiz

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• 1.

### He came to America ______ November, 1991.

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In

• B.

On

• C.

At

• D.

Since

A. In
Explanation
The correct answer is "in". This preposition is used to indicate a specific point in time, such as a month or year. In this case, it is used to specify the month of November in the year 1991 when the person came to America.

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• 2.

### Karnataka is ______ the south of the Maharashtra.

• A.

In

• B.

At

• C.

To

• D.

Within

C. To
Explanation
The correct answer is "to" because it indicates the direction or location of Karnataka in relation to Maharashtra. It suggests that Karnataka is located in the south of Maharashtra.

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• 3.

### My sister is very good ______ painting.

• A.

In

• B.

with

• C.

At

• D.

For

C. At
Explanation
The correct answer is "at". This preposition is used to indicate a skill or ability, so saying "My sister is very good at painting" means that she is skilled or talented in the activity of painting.

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• 4.

### ______ the morning of July 25, he visited his friend in the hospital.

• A.

In

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On

• C.

At

• D.

Upon

B. On
Explanation
The correct answer is "On" because it is used to indicate a specific day or date. In this sentence, "On the morning of July 25" shows that the action of visiting his friend in the hospital took place on a particular day.

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• 5.

### My wife has worked in this clinic __________ 2002.

• A.

From

• B.

In

• C.

Since

• D.

On

C. Since
Explanation
The correct answer is "since" because it indicates that the action of working in the clinic started in the past and continues until the present. The word "since" is commonly used to express a starting point of an action or event that is still ongoing. In this case, it suggests that the wife began working in the clinic in 2002 and has continued to do so.

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• 6.

### My uncle lives ______ Shanthi Niketan.

• A.

On

• B.

In

• C.

At

• D.

To

C. At
Explanation
The correct answer is "at" because when indicating the location of someone's residence, we use the preposition "at."

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• 7.

### I don't think you can finish the work __________ my help.

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Into

• B.

Without

• C.

Upon

• D.

Unless

B. Without
Explanation
The correct answer is "without". This is because the phrase "without my help" indicates that the work cannot be completed if the speaker's assistance is not provided.

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• 8.

### No one knows his address __________ his daughter.

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Except

• B.

Besides

• C.

Excepting

• D.

Beside

A. Except
Explanation
The correct answer is "except" because it is used to indicate exclusion or exclusionary conditions. In this context, it suggests that the daughter is the only person who knows his address, while everyone else does not.

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• 9.

### How are you getting along __________ your classmates?

• A.

On

• B.

Over

• C.

With

• D.

C. With
Explanation
The correct answer is "with". In this context, "getting along with" means having a good relationship or rapport with someone. Therefore, the question is asking about one's relationship or compatibility with their classmates.

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• 10.

• A.

In

• B.

On

• C.

For

• D.

Over

A. In
Explanation
The correct answer is "in" because it indicates that the student ID will be ready within a time frame of two days. This preposition is commonly used to express a period of time when something will happen or be completed.

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