Questions to Judge use of prepositions in English Grammar

preposition-questions

1. Fill in the blanks with prepositions that show place and position.

  • We live ________ a house ________ James street.
  • We lived ________ 425 Moscow street.
  • Our house is ________ a convenient location, just ________ the main road.
  • It is ________ corner of Moscow street and mount road. Our house is almost hidden ________ trees.
  • My father goes ________ his office ________ bus and my mother goes ________ college ________ my bicycle.
  • We spend a lot of time ________ home. My brother is ________ bed with a cold and my father and mother also.
  • In the evening my mother sits ________ his favourite chair and my father sits ________ the sofa.

2. Supply missing prepositions.

  • She cut the bread ________ a knife.
  • He was generally known ________ the name of Robert.
  • The railway line runs ________ the river and the road.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Rout stay ________ the seaside for a month each year.
  • The maid carefully spread the cloth ________ the table.
  • My father is employed as a cashier ________ the local branch of Midland bank.
  • I invited Sanat ________ others.
  • I have not seen him ________ Monday.
  • You will find our house ________ the end of the next street.
  • Miss Patra is a typist ________ the Town hall.
  • The runners were all lined up ________ the starting point.
  • The train arrives ________ Waterloo at 6.30.
  • Take this contract and sign your name ________ mine.
  • The employees are ________ strike.
  • He spoke ________ terrorism.
  • I came from Balasore ________ Bhadrak.
  • Susil stood ________ the trees.
  • She works ________ a rubber plantation.
  • He has ten men working ________ him.
  • Kingston is ________ London, on the Thames.

3. Supply missing prepositions using with or of.

  • I am proud ________ India.
  • She is discontented ________ her salary.
  • Who is capable ________ shouldering this responsiblity?
  • The answer is full ________ mistake.
  • My son is gifted ________ talents.
  • The pen is identical ________ the one I have got.
  • He is tired ________ arguing ________ you.
  • He is far ahead ________ the others in English.
  • They are guilt ________ theft.
  • Prafulla is fond ________ his daughters.

4. Supply the missing prepositions using to,of, at, with, for, from, about, on, in.

  • He is quite blind ________ his faults.
  • The diet here is deficient ________ vitamins.
  • He is far ahead ________ the others in arithmetic.
  • He is quite different ________ what I expected.
  • This is something. I am profoundly glad ________.
  • Don’t be cruel ________ animals.
  • It won’t be useful ________ anybody.
  • What is it useful ________?
  • The diet here is rich ________ proteins.
  • One is generally tolerant ________ small faults.
  • I was doubtful ________ his intention.
  • That young man is very keen ________ cycling.
  • She’s always very shy ________ approaching her authorities.
  • Your sister is involved ________ this dirty game.
  • He is eligible ________ the post.
  • Let us be thankful ________ small mercies.
  • I have got one similar ________ yours.
  • All are immune ________ pressure from above.
  • He’s ambitions and eager ________ honours.
  • This kind of climate is peculiar ________ this region.
  • I am tired ________ arguing with you.
  • Sacred ________ the memory of Diana.
  • Why are you surprised ________ things like that ?
  • Are you familiar ________ the works of Milton?
  • The man is not good ________ game.
  • This flower is not native ________ England.
  • She was standing too close ________ the fire and got burnt.
  • The delay proved total ________ our plans.
  • He is very prompt ________ figure.
  • That device is entirely new ________ me.
  • She was so sad ________ the death of her cat.
  • He was absent ________ the class that day.
  • Why are you curious ________ it.
  • He’s the one who’s very lucky ________ cards.
  • He is very sorry ________ his negligence.
  • This rule is valid ________ one year.
  • A dutiful son is obedient ________ his parents.
  • I am now free ________ all responsibilities.
  • It should be obvious ________ the meanest intelligence.
  • The seeds are peculiar ________ this genus of plant.
  • He’s not equal ________ the job I have given him.
  • Smoking will prove fatal ________ your health.
  • He boy is afraid ________ his brother.
  • Why are you jealous ________ your friend ?
  • I am envious ________ your quick promotion.

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