Grammar Quiz

Complex Prepositions Quiz


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Everyone came , _____ Mary. She stayed at home.

A. In face of

B. Out of

C. Except for


… rain, we will put off the picnic.

A. due to

B. apart form

C. in case of

D. in spite of


I don’t need to commute to the university every day. The office is very ____ my house.

A. close to

B. far from

C. away from

D. outside of


… the newspaper, it will rain again at the week end.

A. With respect to

B. As for

C. Except for

D. According to


I have cleaned everything … the kitchen.

A. due to

B. apart form

C. in case of

D. except for


… to popular opinion, penguins are not friendly animals, but can be very fiery.

A. contrary to

B. with respect to

C. in front of

D. next to


owing to / due to

A. making an exception

B. giving a source

C. giving another option

D. including

E. giving a reason


Trains were invented _____ the nineteen century.

A. At

B. Since

C. In


There is a gym _____ my office, which is really convenient. It’s just a 5-minute walk.

A. next to

B. near to

C. on top of

D. in between


You work very hard, but remember, there are other things in life …………….. work.

A. apart from

B. based on

C. owing to

D. together with


They opened the window … ventilate the room.

A. as for

B. because of

C. as part of

D. in order to


She stayed at home all day ………………… going out.

A. based on

B. instead of

C. due to

D. except for


apart from / except for

A. making an exception

B. giving a source

C. giving another option

D. including

E. giving a reason




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