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 - Julia came all the way ____ Russia to see her boyfriend.

A - from

B - since

C - before

D - in

Answer : A

Explanation

“from” is used to talk about the origin point of traveling.

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 think the bank should be open ____ now.

A - of

B - in

C - by

D - for

Answer : C

Explanation

“by” is used as time-limit.

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 - 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 - The lecture will be held right ____ the presentation.

A - at

B - before

C - over

D - beyond

Answer : B

Explanation

“before” is used here to point to an earlier time.


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