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 - 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 - 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 can’t even think ____ travelling by any other way except my own car.

A - over

B - of

C - in

D - with

Answer : B

Explanation

“of” is used as to travel.

Q 7 - I am very thankful ____ Mr. Sharma for having put in a few words for me which helped me to get this job.

A - for

B - with

C - of

D - to

Answer : D

Explanation

“to” is used here to address the person who is to be thanked.

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 - 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 - 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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