Take The Basic Grammar Preposition Quiz!

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In this English grammar quiz, we’ll be looking at the topic of prepositions. A preposition is a word that governs a noun and usually expresses a relation to another word or element in a cause. Do you understand them?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Q: Are you travelling to Paris ____ business or ____ holiday?
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      On

    • C. 

      To

    • D. 

      In

  • 2. 
    Q: Have you read the article _____ Time magazine ____ Google?
    • A. 

      On - on

    • B. 

      to - on

    • C. 

      in - on

    • D. 

      from - on

  • 3. 
    Q: What's that book _____?
    • A. 

      About

    • B. 

      To

    • C. 

      From

    • D. 

      of

  • 4. 
    Q: I stayed ____ the Ritz Hotel ________ my stay in New York.
    • A. 

      In - to

    • B. 

      To - while

    • C. 

      at - while

    • D. 

      At - during

  • 5. 
    Q: I looked this word ____ in the dictionary, but I still don't understand it.
    • A. 

      from

    • B. 

      on

    • C. 

      up

    • D. 

      over

  • 6. 
    Q: We need some sugar. We're almost completely ____ it
    • A. 

      Out

    • B. 

      Out of

    • C. 

      Over

    • D. 

      Through

  • 7. 
    Q: Luckily, I made it to the station ___ time to catch the last train.
    • A. 

      In

    • B. 

      For

    • C. 

      At

    • D. 

      To

  • 8. 
    Q: My house is ___ the end of the street ___ the right
    • A. 

      In - on

    • B. 

      At - in

    • C. 

      In - at

    • D. 

      At - on

  • 9. 
    Q: The bank doesn't open _____ 10 a.m.
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      Until

    • C. 

      Still

    • D. 

      Just

  • 10. 
    Q: Are you ___ or ___ the President?
    • A. 

      Pro - con

    • B. 

      For - against

    • C. 

      With - against

    • D. 

      Proto - contra

  • 11. 
    Q: Were you ____ time for your appointment? Or were you late?
    • A. 

      To

    • B. 

      On

    • C. 

      At

    • D. 

      Of

  • 12. 
    Q: Throw the ball ___ Jack, please.
    • A. 

      Next

    • B. 

      beneath

    • C. 

      To

    • D. 

      Against

  • 13. 
    Q: I got ____ home late last night.
    • A. 

      At

    • B. 

      To

    • C. 

      I home late night

    • D. 

      In

  • 14. 
    Q: Please talk __ the manager and don't shout __ me!
    • A. 

      To - to

    • B. 

      at - to

    • C. 

      to - at

    • D. 

      With - to

  • 15. 
    Q: You can start the computer ___ pressing that button.
    • A. 

      With

    • B. 

      To

    • C. 

      By

    • D. 

      From

  • 16. 
    Q: She was born ____ Italy ___ February 15, 1954.
    • A. 

      In - in

    • B. 

      in - to

    • C. 

      In - on

    • D. 

      To - in

  • 17. 
    Q: He was born ___ Germany ___ April
    • A. 

      in - to

    • B. 

      On - in

    • C. 

      In - in

    • D. 

      In - at

  • 18. 
    Q: I need to learn these verbs ___ heart ___ tomorrow.
    • A. 

      by - on

    • B. 

      by - to

    • C. 

      From - by

    • D. 

      By - by

  • 19. 
    Q: She'll be finished ____ the end of the week.
    • A. 

      By

    • B. 

      From

    • C. 

      To

    • D. 

      In

  • 20. 
    Q: You must take the medicine _____ the next ten minutes.
    • A. 

      Since

    • B. 

      Until

    • C. 

      Within

    • D. 

      At

  • 21. 
    Q: I haven't seen Tim ___ ages!
    • A. 

      At

    • B. 

      In

    • C. 

      Since

    • D. 

      Until