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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - I asked my friend to wait ____ the station for me in case I did not reach in time.

A - in

B - on

C - upon

D - at

Answer : D

Explanation

“at” is used here for location.

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 - 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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