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 - There is some dispute ____ the property as the owner died without making a will.

A - in

B - over

C - about

D - on

Answer : B

Explanation

“over” is used as related to.

Q 3 - Amanda hasn't seen her older sister ____ last April.

A - on

B - in

C - around

D - since

Answer : D

Explanation

“since” is used to mention the starting time of an action.

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 - _____ the time I reached the examination hall I was half an hour late.

A - On

B - In

C - While

D - By

Answer : D

Explanation

“By” is used as at the time.

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 - 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 - You have to leave your shoes ____ the door when you enter the house.

A - In

B - Over

C - To

D - By

Answer : D

Explanation

“by” here means beside.

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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