Verbal Ability - Prepositions Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Prepositions. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using Show Answer button. You can use Next Quiz button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

Questions and Answers

Q 1 - He is almost dying; I am afraid he is ____ his last legs.

A - in

B - on

C - over

D - above

Answer : B

Explanation

“on” is used to talk about the last moments.

Q 2 - Looking forward ____ seeing you soon at the meeting.

A - at

B - to

C - for

D - over

Answer : B

Explanation

“to” is used as hope to see you.

Q 3 - Their relationship was ____ because of jealousy.

A - on

B - in

C - over

D - of

Answer : C

Explanation

“over” is used to mention the end.

Q 4 - There was a footpath that went ____ the road till the railway station.

A - over

B - along

C - around

D - round

Answer : B

Explanation

“along” is used as next to something.

Q 5 - Earlier people wasted a lot of time ____ queuing up to pay bills.

A - at

B - of

C - by

D - in

Answer : D

Explanation

“in” is used as by queueing.

Q 6 - I have never faced such a complicated problem ____ all my life as this one.

A - during

B - within

C - in

D - of

Answer : C

Explanation

“in” is used as till now in life.

Q 7 - At the last minute Sri Lanka decided to withdraw ____ the contest to protest against the terrorist attacks

A - against

B - for

C - upon

D - from

Answer : D

Explanation

“from” is used here as move away or dissociate.

Q 8 - The interviewer declared that he was unfit ____ the job as he was lacking ____ communication skills.

A - for, in

B - of, with

C - about, into

D - in, at

Answer : A

Explanation

“for, in” are used for eligibility and short of talent respectively.

Q 9 - Every weekend, we put the trash can ____ for garbage collection.

A - up

B - at

C - into

D - out

Answer : D

Explanation

“out” is used here to mean outside the house.

Q 10 - Kathleen apologized ____ her brother's poor behaviour.

A - for

B - in

C - off

D - at

Answer : A

Explanation

“for” is used here to denote on behalf of.


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