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 - The film “Three Idiots” was based ____ an engineer’s real life experiences.

A - about

B - at

C - on

D - in

Answer : C

Explanation

“on” is used as related to.

Q 3 - James' wife accused him ____ cheating.

A - up

B - to

C - With

D - of

Answer : D

Explanation

“of” is used to talk about the act of.

Q 4 - Julia came all the way ____ Russia to see her boyfriend.

A - from

B - since

C - before

D - in

Answer : A

Explanation

“from” is used to talk about the origin point of traveling.

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 - The selection panel needs time to think ____ the proposal made by the awards committee.

A - Of

B - about

C - upon

D - over

Answer : D

Explanation

“over” is used here as to discuss.

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 - David cleaned his room by stuffing everything ____ his bed.

A - in

B - on

C - under

D - along

Answer : C

Explanation

“under” is used to identify a position directly. below.

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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