# Test Your Preposition Kowledge! Trivia Quiz

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### Choose the correct answer for the question.   There is a bridge _____ the river in the small town.

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Along

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Across

• C.

Over

B. Across
Explanation
along means in line matching the legnth of something.
across means from one side of an open space to the other.
over means at a place that is higher than something.

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### Choose the correct anwer for the question.       My roommate came home _____ eleven o'clock last night.

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On

• B.

In

• C.

At

C. At
Explanation
on is used with specific dates.
in is used with months, seasons, and years.
at is used with specific times.

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### Choose the correct answer for the question.            Kim has studied English _____ two years.

• A.

In

• B.

For

• C.

Since

B. For
Explanation
in means at the end of a period of time.
for is used with an amount of time.
since is used with point of time.

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### Choose the correct answer for the question. The little boy fell _____ the chair and started crying.

• A.

On

• B.

Along

• C.

Off

C. Off
Explanation
on is used to indicate touching the surface of something.
along means from one point to another.
off means away from something.

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### Choose the correct anwer for the question.                     I have lived in this city _____ 2005.

• A.

For

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In

• C.

Since

C. Since
Explanation
for is used with a period of time.
Although in is used with years, it cannot be used in this sentence because of the verb phrase "has been"
since is used with point of time

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### Fill in the blank with the correct preposition. A: When is the bus leaving? B: It's leaving _____ ten minutes.

in
Explanation
in means at the end of a period of time.

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### Fill in the blank with the correct preposition. A: What time do you usually get home from school? B: _____ five o'clock.

Around, At
Explanation
at is used with specific times.
around is used to indicate a time that is not exact.

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### Fill in the blank with the correct preposition.                                 A: Is there a restaurant near here? B: Yes, there's one _____ the corner of Maple Street and Temple Drive.

at, on
Explanation
at is used to indicate specific places;
on is used to indicate the location of something.

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### Fill in the blank with the correct preposition.                             A: Have you seen my car keys? B: They're right there _____ the counter.

on
Explanation
on is used to indicate touching the surface of something.

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### Fill in the blank with the correct preposition. A: Where are you going? B: _____ the post office. I need to send this package to my brother.

To
Explanation
to is used to indicate the direction of something.

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### Answer the question with a complete sentence. Be sure to include the word in parenthese. Where do you live?  ( the second floor)

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