Prepositions Of Place At, In, On

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The school is ... London road.

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      At

    • C.

      On

    Correct Answer
    A. In
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in" because when referring to the location of a school, we use the preposition "in" to indicate that the school is located within a certain area or city. In this case, the school is located in London road, suggesting that it is situated within the boundaries of London road.

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  • 2. 

    Anna  would like to dance ... Bolshoy Theatre once day.

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      At

    • C.

      On

    Correct Answer
    B. At
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "at" because "at" is used to indicate a specific location or place where an action takes place. In this case, Anna would like to dance at the Bolshoy Theatre, indicating that the theatre is the specific location where she wants to dance.

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  • 3. 

    Magda is ... Baku on business.

    • A.

      At

    • B.

      In

    • C.

      On

    Correct Answer
    B. In
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in" because when we talk about being in a city or country, we use the preposition "in". In this case, Magda is in Baku on business, indicating that she is physically present in the city of Baku for business purposes.

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  • 4. 

    Rafal is ... Warsaw university studying physics.

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      At

    • C.

      On

    Correct Answer
    B. At
    Explanation
    The preposition "at" is used to indicate a specific location or place where someone is studying. In this case, "at" is the correct preposition to use because it accurately describes Rafal's location, which is Warsaw University.

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  • 5. 

    She works ... a clothes shop.

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      At

    • C.

      On

    Correct Answer
    A. In
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in" because when we talk about someone's place of work, we use the preposition "in." Therefore, the correct sentence would be "She works in a clothes shop."

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  • 6. 

    We were waiting ...the end of the corridor.

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      At

    • C.

      On

    Correct Answer
    B. At
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "at" because when we talk about a specific location in a building or a place, we use the preposition "at." In this case, the sentence is referring to waiting at the end of the corridor, indicating a specific point in space.

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  • 7. 

    I can feel something ... my hair. I hope it's not a spider!

    • A.

      On

    • B.

      In

    • C.

      At

    Correct Answer
    B. In
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in" because the phrase "I can feel something in my hair" indicates that there is something inside the hair. The word "in" is used to show the location or position of something inside an object or space. In this case, it suggests that the person is feeling something inside their hair, possibly implying that it is tangled or caught within the strands.

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  • 8. 

    You've dropped the keys ... the floor. Pick them up.

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      At

    • C.

      On

    Correct Answer
    C. On
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "on" because when we drop something, it falls and lands on a surface. In this case, the keys are dropped on the floor, so the correct preposition to use is "on".

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  • 9. 

    We enjoed ourselves ...Gabriela's birthday party.

    • A.

      On

    • B.

      At

    • C.

      In

    Correct Answer
    B. At
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "at" because when referring to a specific event or occasion, we use the preposition "at." In this case, we are talking about enjoying ourselves at Gabriela's birthday party.

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  • 10. 

    I will meet you ... the central station.

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      On

    • C.

      At

    Correct Answer
    C. At
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "at" because when referring to a specific location, such as the central station, we use "at" to indicate the exact place where the meeting will take place. "In" is used for larger areas or enclosed spaces, while "on" is used for surfaces or days of the week.

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  • 11. 

    To go to London from your town, you need to get ... the train.

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      At

    • C.

      On

    Correct Answer
    C. On
    Explanation
    To go to London from your town, you need to get on the train. This means that in order to travel to London, you must board or enter the train. The preposition "on" is used to indicate physical contact or connection with a surface, in this case, the train.

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