A Quiz On Prepositions: MCQ Test!

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A Quiz On Prepositions: MCQ Test!

Are you familiar with prepositions, and do you think you can pass this quiz? Prepositions are words such as after, in, to, on and with. Prepositions are typically used in front of nouns or pronouns and they demonstrate the connection between the noun and pronoun and other key words in a sentence. They describe the position of something. Taking this quiz will put your understanding of prepositions to the test.


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. 
    Choose the correct option.
    • A. 

      What are you staring at?

    • B. 

      At what are you staring?

    • C. 

      Which are you staring at?

  • 8. 
    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.

  • 9. 
    • 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

  • 10. 
    ·      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

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    After eating lunch, Timmy raced down the street. After is not a preposition but an adverb of time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    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

  • 15. 
    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

  • 16. 
    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

  • 17. 
    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

  • 18. 
    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

  • 19. 
    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

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