Prepositions And Conjunctions

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Prepositions And Conjunctions

A preposition is a word that connects nouns and pronouns whereas conjunctions are used to connect phrases in a sentence. The test below is designed to help you find out just how well you understand usage of these words in a sentence and how to choose them. Give it a shot and see if you should get an English tutor.


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  • 1. 
    1.       My best friend, John, is named _____ his great-grandfather.
    • A. 

      After

    • B. 

      To

    • C. 

      About

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Since

    • B. 

      For

    • C. 

      Until

  • 3. 
    1.       He usually travels to Alexandria _____ train.
    • A. 

      By

    • B. 

      At

    • C. 

      With

  • 4. 
    1.       You frequently see this kind of violence _____ television. 
    • A. 

      With

    • B. 

      In

    • C. 

      On

  • 5. 
    1.       I told Mom we would be home ______ about an hour or so. 
    • A. 

      To

    • B. 

      In

    • C. 

      At

  • 6. 
    1.       I was visiting my best friend _____ the hospital.
    • A. 

      Of

    • B. 

      At

    • C. 

      In

  • 7. 
    1.       The professor _____ America was a great English teacher.
    • A. 

      From

    • B. 

      Of

    • C. 

      In

  • 8. 
    1.       I’ll see you ____ home when I get there. 
    • A. 

      In

    • B. 

      By

    • C. 

      At

  • 9. 
    1.       It has been raining _____ summer was over.
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      Until

    • C. 

      Since

  • 10. 
    1.       What are the main ingredients _____ this dish.
    • A. 

      About

    • B. 

      Of

    • C. 

      To

  • 11. 
    Conjunctions: Place the proper coordinating conjunction in the following sentences:Sally __her sister went to the market.   
  • 12. 
  • 13. 
    He went to the doctor __ his vaccine.
  • 14. 
  • 15. 
    She likes peanut butter __ jelly sandwiches.     
  • 16. 
    Conjunctions: Place the proper missing correlative conjunction in the following sentences.You will not only hear the music ___ see the performer. 
  • 17. 
    You have to choose ___ the pen or the pencil.                  
  • 18. 
    ___the school and the park were closed.
  • 19. 
    ___ the boys nor the girls could find the cat.
  • 20. 
    He ___ went to bed, but also slept in late.