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Do you know about prepositions? Do you think you can succeed in passing this quiz? A preposition is a word that governs and usually precedes a noun or pronoun and articulating a relation to another word or component in the clause. The correct preposition means one particular thing using a different proposition will give the sentence a very different meaning. Take on this quiz to see how much you know about prepositions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The design stage typically lasts __________________________ two months. 

    • A.

      For

    • B.

      NO PREPOSITION

    • C.

      A or B

    Correct Answer
    A. For
    Explanation
    The design stage typically lasts for two months.

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  • 2. 

    We'll let you know about our decision __________________________ tomorrow.

    • A.

      Until

    • B.

      By

    • C.

      A or B

    Correct Answer
    B. By
    Explanation
    The phrase "by tomorrow" indicates that the decision will be communicated before tomorrow. This suggests that the decision will be made and shared with the person before the end of the day tomorrow. The word "by" implies a deadline or a specific time frame, making it the correct answer choice.

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  • 3. 

    I like working __________________________ Bill. He's really laid-back.

    • A.

      On

    • B.

      With

    • C.

      Along

    Correct Answer
    B. With
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "with". This preposition is used to indicate that the speaker enjoys working in the company or collaboration of Bill, who is described as laid-back.

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  • 4. 

    The design process __________________________ this product is fairly complicated.

    • A.

      For

    • B.

      In

    • C.

      Along

    Correct Answer
    A. For
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "for". This preposition is used to indicate the purpose or intended use of something. In this sentence, it suggests that the design process is intended for or used to create this product, emphasizing that the process is complex.

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  • 5. 

    Please inform me _________________ your decision. 

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      A or C

    • C.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    C. Of
    Explanation
    The word "of" is the correct preposition to use in this sentence. It is used to indicate the relationship between the verb "inform" and the noun phrase "your decision." "Inform someone of something" is a common phrase in English, meaning to communicate or give someone information about a particular topic or decision. In this case, the speaker is asking the other person to inform them about their decision.

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  • 6. 

    This is an issue that came up _______________________ the early stages of the project. 

    • A.

      During

    • B.

      Along

    • C.

      With

    Correct Answer
    A. During
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "during" because it indicates that the issue occurred at some point within the early stages of the project. "Along" suggests that the issue was happening alongside the early stages of the project, which may not necessarily be the case. "With" implies that the issue was a part of the early stages of the project, rather than something that came up during that time.

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  • 7. 

    The demand for our product has risen by 50% _______________________ the last two years. 

    • A.

      Over

    • B.

      Among

    • C.

      With

    Correct Answer
    A. Over
    Explanation
    The word "over" is the correct answer because it indicates an increase or growth in the demand for the product. It suggests that the demand has risen by 50% during the past two years, implying a significant increase in demand over that time period.

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  • 8. 

    John will be in charge __________________________ all the technical aspects.

    • A.

      To

    • B.

      For

    • C.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    C. Of
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "of". In this sentence, "in charge of" is a fixed expression that means to have responsibility or control over something. Therefore, the preposition "of" is used to show that John will have responsibility for all the technical aspects.

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  • 9. 

    Are you working __________________________ the project that I assigned you to?

    • A.

      With

    • B.

      On

    • C.

      In

    Correct Answer
    B. On
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "on" because it is used to indicate the specific project that the person is working on. It implies that the person is actively engaged and involved in the project that was assigned to them.

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  • 10. 

    I work _________________________ downtown Chicago/ I work __________________________ the center ( = central part) of the city.

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      On

    • C.

      At

    Correct Answer
    A. In
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in". When referring to a location within a city, we use the preposition "in". In this case, the sentence is talking about working in the central part of the city, so "in" is the appropriate preposition to use.

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