Grammar Quiz

Preposition Quiz


Find the meaning of “break in”

A. enter by force

B. begin suddenly

C. seperate

D. stop working

Find the meaning of “be about to”

A. be after

B. be on the point of

C. be opposed to

D. come back

There are 40 students…….the class.

A. in

B. on

C. at

The old woman hid the box __________ her mattress.

A. under

B. through

C. behind

D. against

I have breakfast___ 9.

A. at

B. on

C. in

D. under

This book, ____ John Anderson, won the book of the year prize.

A. by

B. for

C. with

D. of

I traveled _____ Ha Tinh on summer vacation.

A. for

B. to

C. in

We always listen to music ___ the way to work.

A. by

B. in

C. for

D. on

There was an e-mail ____ Jacob in my inbox this morning.

A. by

B. from

C. of

D. made

I was sitting ______ the back of the car when we crashed.

A. in

B. on

C. at

I’ll meet you ______ the hotel Lobby.

A. in

B. on

C. at

Find the meaning of “be in for ST”

A. in one’s office

B. be about to experience ST

C. be at home

D. be shown in cinema

Are there any holidays ____ October?

A. in

B. on

C. at

Moscow is a much colder city ____ Paris

A. than

B. of

C. to

D. in

Founded on the site of an ancient settlement, the city ………. Alma-Ata serves ………. the capital of the Central Asian republic of Kazakhstan.

A. in/like

B. around/for

C. of/as

D. along/from

Please sit _____ a group of four people.

A. in

B. at

C. beside

D. behind

A diner at a dinner “-arty at Buckingham Palace was injured when a piece of plaster fell ………… the ceiling directly ………… his head and knocked him out!

A. from/above

B. to/from

C. alongside/to

D. about/upon

The desk are ____ blackboard in the classroom.

A. opposite

B. between

C. above

D. none of the above

We have an examination _________ Monday morning.

A. in

B. on

C. at

D. near

If you don’t listen to your teacher, you will not go outside.

A. listen

B. teacher

C. outside

D. not

– A bird’s feathers provide the bird ………. protection …….. rain, cold and heat.

A. with/from

B. in/about

C. from/in

D. about/along

The room is cluttered …….. garbage.

A. by

B. with

C. in

Geologists assign dates to many rock masses ……….. means of radiometric dating, which is a technique based ……… the atomic structure of the elements.

A. in/for

B. for/in

C. as/with

D. by /on

I stand next to Liam.

A. stand

B. next to

C. Liam

D. to

For centuries now, most of the resources of nations have been devoted ……… the military ……….. the development of better weapons and fortifications.

A. for/through

B. to/for

C. on/along

D. by/with


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