Grammar Quiz

Gerunds as Objects of Prepositions Quiz


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Jake is thinking of ……….. his motor-bike

A. selling

B. sell

C. to sell

D. sells


Sammy objects _____ being the only one who works weekends.

A. to

B. for

C. about


I’d like to congratulate you ……………. the world record

A. to break

B. breaking

C. on breaking

D. with breaking


Sue insists on everyone ……….. the letter.

A. to read

B. read

C. reading

D. Both A and C


How about ………. round this evening?

A. comes

B. do…..come

C. coming

D. come


Caroline is very excited _____ going on vacation.

A. about

B. to

C. of


Many old people are afraid of …………… an accident when they cross the road

A. having

B. have

C. has

D. is having


I don’t believe _____ holding long meetings.

A. of

B. in

C. to


I’m sick _____ always having to do the dishes.

A. with

B. of

C. about


She’s angry ___ losing her job.

A. about

B. for

C. to


I worry ____ losing my job.

A. with

B. to

C. about


Maria apologized ____ coming late to the party.

A. to

B. with

C. for


I warned ……………… your money around

A. you about leaving

B. about you leaving

C. about leaving

D. you to leave


Sheila isn’t very happy ______ missing the movie.

A. about

B. with

C. in


My husband isn’t very good ………………

A. about cooking

B. of cooking

C. in cooking

D. at cooking


Tom is prounf of…………….his free time to the charity.

A. donate

B. donating

C. to donate

D. donated


Simon is keen ……. on the trip

A. going

B. goes

C. to go

D. Both A and C


I would like to thank you _____ helping me.

A. with

B. for

C. in


We should think ______ getting a new car this year.

A. to

B. about

C. for


People always complain _____ not having enough free time.

A. for

B. about

C. to


We’re tired ____ hearing him talk about himself.

A. of

B. to

C. about


I don’t agree ……. cutting down trees

A. with

B. about

C. of

D. on


I look forward ……….. you soon

A. see

B. to see

C. seeing

D. to seeing


Are you bored _____ playing this game yet?

A. to

B. with

C. of


Josh was sad _____ not being with his family on holidays.

A. of

B. to

C. about




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