Prepositions

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Preposition Quizzes & Trivia

Use your textbook p. 73 to do this revision exercise.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the prepositions in the following: The dark-haired boy sat beside the car parked behind the trailer park.
    • A. 

      Dark-haired boy

    • B. 

      Sat

    • C. 

      Beside/ behind

    • D. 

      The car

    • E. 

      Parked

    • F. 

      The

    • G. 

      Trailer park

  • 2. 
    Choose the correct combination of prepositions to complete the following sentence: I am writing_______ behalf __________ my friend.
    • A. 

      To/of

    • B. 

      By/of

    • C. 

      On/of

    • D. 

      For/of

  • 3. 
    Choose the correct answer.
    • A. 

      Something is shared among two people

    • B. 

      Sometthing is shared between two people

  • 4. 
    Choose the correct option:
    • A. 

      I pour the milk in the bowl.

    • B. 

      I pour the milk into the bowl.

    • C. 

      I pour the milk to the bowl

  • 5. 
    The Ford is parked ____________ the Volkswagen.
    • A. 

      Next

    • B. 

      Beside

    • C. 

      Next to

  • 6. 
    Choose the incorrect combination:
    • A. 

      Good in

    • B. 

      Ready for

    • C. 

      Bad at

    • D. 

      Different from

    • E. 

      Good at

  • 7. 
    Match the following:
    • A. jump
    • A.
    • B. accuse
    • B.
    • C. wait
    • C.
    • D. opposed
    • D.
    • E. live
    • E.
  • 8. 
    Choose the correct option.
    • A. 

      What are you staring at?

    • B. 

      At what are you staring?

    • C. 

      Which are you staring at?

  • 9. 
    Choose the incorrect preposition.
    • A. 

      The computer is on the table

    • B. 

      The computer is under the table

    • C. 

      The computer is next to the table

    • D. 

      The computer is beneath the table.

  • 10. 
    • Which cluster only contain prepositions?
    • A. 

      Down, next to, above, through, in front of

    • B. 

      Jump, leap, walk, scream, laugh, sing, drive

    • C. 

      Light, blue, straight, best, dry, fast, coiled

  • 11. 
    ·      According to the director, our salary increase is scheduled to take effect July 1. Identify the prepositional phrase in the above:
    • A. 

      To take effect

    • B. 

      According to the director

    • C. 

      Is scheduled

  • 12. 
    Which is not a preposition in: After eating lunch, Timmy raced down the street, skipped across the playground, and hid in the alley by the market.
    • A. 

      After

    • B. 

      Down

    • C. 

      Across

    • D. 

      By

  • 13. 
    After eating lunch, Timmy raced down the street. After is not a preposition but an adverb of time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Where is the preposition? Her best friend lives across the street.
    • A. 

      The street

    • B. 

      Her best friend

    • C. 

      Friend lives

    • D. 

      Across the street

  • 15. 
    Where is the preposition? It was a long walk, so he began moving slowly towards the town.
    • A. 

      Towards the town

    • B. 

      It was a long walk

    • C. 

      Began moving slowly

    • D. 

      So he began

  • 16. 
    Where is the preposition? The smallest cheerleader stood on top of the shoulders of the tallest one.
    • A. 

      The smallest cheerleader

    • B. 

      On top of

    • C. 

      The shoulders

    • D. 

      Tallest one

  • 17. 
    Where is the preposition? He cleaned his room by stuffing everything underneath his bed.
    • A. 

      Underneath his bed

    • B. 

      He cleaned

    • C. 

      His room

    • D. 

      Stuffing everything

  • 18. 
    Where is the preposition? The sweaty workman leaned his ladder against the house.
    • A. 

      The sweaty workman

    • B. 

      The house

    • C. 

      Leaned

    • D. 

      Against the house

  • 19. 
    Where is the preposition? We often go fishing along the river bank.
    • A. 

      River bank

    • B. 

      Go fishing

    • C. 

      Along the river bank

    • D. 

      Often

  • 20. 
    Where is the preposition? Jessica sat and watched the sun rise over the distant hills.
    • A. 

      The sun rise

    • B. 

      Jessica sat

    • C. 

      Sat and watched

    • D. 

      Over the distant hills