Preposition Quiz For Grade 10

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Do you want to test yourself just how skilled you are at identifying and using prepositions? Take this preposition quiz geared towards tenth grade to test your knowledge! This is perfect for checking just how much you know about the use and detection of these parts of speech used as linkers. Do you feel like you know what it takes to tackle it based on what you have learned in your classes? Well… let’s see! Good luck, and make sure to share this quiz with your classmates and friends!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    My best friend lives ______ Dubai.

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      On

    • C.

      At

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. In
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in." This preposition is used to indicate location or position within a city or country. In this case, the sentence is stating that the speaker's best friend lives in Dubai, meaning that their friend's residence is located within the city of Dubai.

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  • 2. 

    The brother responded to his sister's demands ______ throwing a tantrum.

    • A.

      With

    • B.

      By

    • C.

      From

    • D.

      In

    Correct Answer
    B. By
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "by". In this sentence, "by" is used to show the means or method by which the brother responded to his sister's demands. It indicates that he responded by throwing a tantrum.

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  • 3. 

    I think he spent the entire evening ______ the phone.

    • A.

      On

    • B.

      In

    • C.

      At

    • D.

      After

    Correct Answer
    A. On
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "on" because when we say "on the phone," it means that someone is using the phone or talking to someone on the phone for a period of time. In this context, it suggests that the person spent the entire evening using or talking on the phone.

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  • 4. 

    I will wait ______ 10:30, but then I'll leave.

    • A.

      From

    • B.

      At

    • C.

      Until

    • D.

      To

    Correct Answer
    C. Until
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "until". In this sentence, the speaker is indicating that they will wait until 10:30, suggesting that they will not leave before that time. The word "until" is used to express a specific point in time or event that marks the end of the waiting period.

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  • 5. 

    My fingers were injured so my sister had to write the note _____ me.

    • A.

      For

    • B.

      With

    • C.

      To

    • D.

      By

    Correct Answer
    A. For
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "for" because it indicates that the note was written on behalf of the person whose fingers were injured. It implies that the sister wrote the note in place of the person who was unable to do so because of their injured fingers.

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  • 6. 

    He usually travels to Malaysia _______ plane.

    • A.

      On

    • B.

      At

    • C.

      With

    • D.

      By

    Correct Answer
    D. By
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "by". This is because "by" is used to indicate the means or method of transportation. In this case, it suggests that the person travels to Malaysia using a plane.

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  • 7. 

    I was visiting a relative _____ the hospital.

    • A.

      To

    • B.

      In

    • C.

      On

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    B. In
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in" because when we visit someone at the hospital, we are physically present inside the hospital building. Therefore, "in" is the appropriate preposition to use in this context.

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  • 8. 

    I'll see you ____ home when I get there.

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      By

    • C.

      On

    • D.

      At

    Correct Answer
    D. At
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "at" because in this sentence, the speaker is referring to meeting someone at their home when they arrive. The preposition "at" is used to indicate a specific location, in this case, the person's home.

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  • 9. 

    My parents have been married ______ forty-nine years.

    • A.

      Since

    • B.

      For

    • C.

      Until

    • D.

      From

    Correct Answer
    B. For
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "for". This is because "for" is used to indicate the duration of an action or state that started in the past and continues into the present. In this case, the sentence is stating that the parents' marriage has lasted for a period of forty-nine years.

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  • 10. 

    My best friend, Fatimah, is named ______ her great-grandmother.

    • A.

      After

    • B.

      To

    • C.

      About

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. After
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "after". In this sentence, the word "after" is used to indicate that Fatimah is named in honor of her great-grandmother. This suggests that Fatimah's name was chosen as a way to pay tribute to her great-grandmother.

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Juliette Firla |MA |
K-12 English Expert
Juliette is a middle school English teacher at Sacred Heart of Greenwich, Connecticut. Juliette earned a BA in English/Language Arts Teacher Education from Elon University (2016-2020) and an MA in Teaching Writing from Johns Hopkins University (Apr 2023-Dec 2025). She holds a Classroom Teacher license from the Connecticut State Department of Education, obtained in July 2021. Juliette possesses strong skills in English language arts, writing, editing, and literature study. She has a deep passion for working with young people and contributing to the education of America's youth in the classroom.

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