Practice Grammar: Prepositions Quiz!

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Practice Grammar: Prepositions Quiz!

A Preposition in the English language is placed before the object in the sentence. Just how good are you at using prepositions? Take up the multiple choices questions below and get to have some practice by merely choosing the correct missing preposition in each sentence. Don’t forget to share it with your classmates in preparation for the quiz that is coming up.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Off

    • B. 

      From

    • C. 

      Out

    • D. 

      Of

  • 2. 
    Every weekend, we put the trash can ________________ for garbage collection.
    • A. 

      Up

    • B. 

      At

    • C. 

      Into

    • D. 

      Out

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      In

    • B. 

      Over

    • C. 

      To

    • D. 

      By

  • 4. 
    It was a long walk, so he began moving slowly ________________ the town.
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      Towards

    • C. 

      Until

    • D. 

      At

  • 5. 
    David cleaned his room by stuffing everything _________________his bed.
    • A. 

      In

    • B. 

      On

    • C. 

      Under

    • D. 

      Along

  • 6. 
    We often go fishing __________________ the river bank.
    • A. 

      Towards

    • B. 

      Inside

    • C. 

      Along

    • D. 

      Around

  • 7. 
    The lecture will be held right ______________ the tutorial.
    • A. 

      At

    • B. 

      Before

    • C. 

      Over

    • D. 

      Beyond

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      During

    • B. 

      After

    • C. 

      Near

    • D. 

      Outside

  • 9. 
    John needs to submit the report _________ his boss before 5 pm.  
    • A. 

      At

    • B. 

      To

    • C. 

      Of

    • D. 

      On

  • 10. 
    James’ wife accused him _____________ cheating.
    • A. 

      Up

    • B. 

      To

    • C. 

      With

    • D. 

      Of

  • 11. 
    Kathleen apologized ________________ her brother’s poor behaviour.
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      In

    • C. 

      Off

    • D. 

      At

  • 12. 
    There is no doubt that Adam is very good ___________ telling jokes.
    • A. 

      At

    • B. 

      Over

    • C. 

      Of

    • D. 

      With

  • 13. 
    These dresses were ____________ sale last week.
    • A. 

      In

    • B. 

      Of

    • C. 

      On

    • D. 

      Up

  • 14. 
    There is a bridge _____________ the river.
    • A. 

      Near

    • B. 

      Across

    • C. 

      On

    • D. 

      Along

  • 15. 
    Amanda hasn’t seen her older sister _______________ last April.
    • A. 

      On

    • B. 

      In

    • C. 

      Around

    • D. 

      Since

  • 16. 
    Their relationship was ______________ because of jealousy.
    • A. 

      On

    • B. 

      In

    • C. 

      Over

    • D. 

      Of

  • 17. 
    Julia came all the way _______________ Russia to see her boyfriend.
    • A. 

      From

    • B. 

      Since

    • C. 

      Before

    • D. 

      In

  • 18. 
    The detective chased the killer ______________ the streets.
    • A. 

      Since

    • B. 

      Through

    • C. 

      During

    • D. 

      Beyond

  • 19. 
    Ai Ling is worried ________the test because she thinks that she will fail the test.
    • A. 

      Of

    • B. 

      On

    • C. 

      To

    • D. 

      About

  • 20. 
    Jeanne was texting her boyfriend ___________the teacher was teaching.
    • A. 

      Until

    • B. 

      Of

    • C. 

      While

    • D. 

      For