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 - My father was ____ a bad temper as he had just fought with mother in the kitchen.

A - of

B - at

C - in

D - into

Answer : C

Explanation

“in” is used as having a bad mood.

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 - 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 - Ai Ling is worried ____ the test because she thinks that she will fail the test.

A - of

B - on

C - to

D - about

Answer : D

Explanation

“about” is used in place of thinking.

Q 5 - We drove ____ Uttarakhand, UP and Bengal to reach the international border.

A - in

B - over

C - into

D - through

Answer : D

Explanation

“through” is used as riding across.

Q 6 - He trembled ____ fear when the examiner caught him cheating.

A - in

B - on

C - with

D - from

Answer : C

Explanation

“with” is used as being in fear.

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 - My business is suffering as we are badly wanting ... funds.

A - on

B - about

C - into

D - in

Answer : D

Explanation

“in” is used here as short of.

Q 9 - It was a long walk, so he began moving slowly ____ the town.

A - for

B - towards

C - until

D - at

Answer : B

Explanation

“towards” means directed at.

Q 10 - He was caught by the teacher for cheating ____ the exam.

A - during

B - after

C - near

D - outside

Answer : A

Explanation

“during” means while.

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