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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - The present generation has a thirst ____ success and a never give up attitude.

A - in

B - for

C - about

D - into

Answer : B

Explanation

“for” is used as to get.

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 - He had a longing ____ an ice cream after dinner so went out to have one.

A - of

B - in

C - for

D - to

Answer : C

Explanation

“for” is used here to talk about want.

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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