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 - There is a bridge ____ the river if you want to cross it.

A - near

B - across

C - on

D - along

Answer : B

Explanation

“across” is used to mention something crossing the surface.

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 have never faced such a complicated problem ____ all my life as this one.

A - during

B - within

C - in

D - of

Answer : C

Explanation

“in” is used as till now in life.

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 - Every weekend, we put the trash can ____ for garbage collection.

A - up

B - at

C - into

D - out

Answer : D

Explanation

“out” is used here to mean outside the house.

Q 10 - We often go fishing ____ the river bank.

A - towards

B - inside

C - along

D - around

Answer : C

Explanation

“along” is used here to mean by the side of.


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