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 - Do you take pride ____ your appearance?

A - in

B - at

C - about

D - of

Answer : A

Explanation

“in” is used in place of about.

Q 2 - John needs to submit the report ____ his boss before 5 pm.

A - at

B - to

C - of

D - on

Answer : B

Explanation

“to” is used to bring forth the higher authority.

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 - The detective chased the killer ____ the streets.

A - since

B - through

C - during

D - beyond

Answer : B

Explanation

“through” is used here to mean running on the streets.

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 - 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 - 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 - He left medicine in between and decided to take ____ music for higher studies as that was his real passion.

A - up

B - of

C - upon

D - in

Answer : A

Explanation

“up” is used as in pursuing.

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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