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 - I tripped ____ the cat and fell downstairs.

A - over

B - on

C - above

D - at

Answer : A

Explanation

“over” is used to mean stumbling.

Q 2 - I am a bit weak ____ subjects related to Science but I am trying to improve.

A - at

B - in

C - into

D - on

Answer : B

Explanation

“in” is used as having knowledge on.

Q 3 - These dresses were ____ sale last week.

A - in

B - of

C - on

D - up

Answer : C

Explanation

“on” highlights the availability of the dresses for buying.

Q 4 - Jeanne was texting her boyfriend ____ the teacher was teaching.

A - until

B - of

C - while

D - for

Answer : C

Explanation

“while” means during.

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 think the bank should be open ____ now.

A - of

B - in

C - by

D - for

Answer : C

Explanation

“by” is used as time-limit.

Q 7 - He comforted me by saying that we would surely tide ____ the crisis.

A - over

B - in

C - against

D - with

Answer : A

Explanation

“over” is used as come back strong from.

Q 8 - He had a longing ____ an ice cream after dinner so went out to have one.

A - of

B - in

C - for

D - to

Answer : C

Explanation

“for” is used here to talk about want.

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 - The lecture will be held right ____ the presentation.

A - at

B - before

C - over

D - beyond

Answer : B

Explanation

“before” is used here to point to an earlier time.


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